The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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++ Developer
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 74 82
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 0.66% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.69% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.13% +7.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 970 1016 1149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.72% 95.58% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 534 522
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +39.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Buckinghamshire

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Buckinghamshire

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in Buckinghamshire

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) OOD
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) GDB
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) GNU Toolchain
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
4 4 (40.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) Trac
4 4 (40.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) Internet of Things
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) GDB
2 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 4 (40.00%) GNU Toolchain
2 4 (40.00%) Trac
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Ant
5 1 (10.00%) Gradle
5 1 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) EJB
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat