The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 32 44
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 1.29% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.55% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.54 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 84 88 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 29.89% 28.48% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 73
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £48.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Bedfordshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Bedfordshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C