The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 19 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.26% 13.95% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 28.57% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +11.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +12.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
30 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 32.61% 48.84% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 17
Median daily rate £313 £281 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 4
Median hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £35.00 £34.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.10 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Preston region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Preston

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Preston region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

C++
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for C++.

1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Qt
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) QMS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Avionics
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) RAD
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (33.33%) Avionics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft