The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 27 June 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++
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 65 65
Rank change year-on-year -12 0  
Contract jobs citing C++ 12 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.17% 0.94% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 2.89% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Median daily rate £381 £340 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.13% -32.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £303 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £388 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.43% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.05% +6.25%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 395 311 425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.61% 32.57% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 153 228
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Buckinghamshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Buckinghamshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Buckinghamshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 5 £381 +8.92% 2
High Wycombe +2 2 - -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) OO
3 12 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
5 10 (35.71%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) Selenium
6 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
7 7 (25.00%) Electronics
7 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (21.43%) Banking
8 6 (21.43%) Retail
8 6 (21.43%) Linux
8 6 (21.43%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) OOD
8 6 (21.43%) GDB
9 5 (17.86%) Redis
9 5 (17.86%) BDD
9 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
9 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
9 5 (17.86%) Calabash
9 5 (17.86%) Docker
9 5 (17.86%) Coaching
9 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.86%) Appium
9 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (17.86%) Apple Swift
9 5 (17.86%) Cross-Platform Development
9 5 (17.86%) OOP
9 5 (17.86%) JavaScript

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Redis
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 9 (32.14%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) GDB
4 5 (17.86%) Appium
4 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
4 5 (17.86%) Calabash
4 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
5 4 (14.29%) Bugzilla
5 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 4 (14.29%) GNU Toolchain
5 4 (14.29%) HP UFT
5 4 (14.29%) Trac
6 1 (3.57%) GCC
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Electronics
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 5 (17.86%) Finance
4 4 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
6 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 6 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Test Leader
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Test Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Embedded Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Lead DevOps
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Android
3 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
3 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) OO
2 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (21.43%) OOD
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) BDD
6 5 (17.86%) Coaching
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) Cross-Platform Development
6 5 (17.86%) Functional Testing
6 5 (17.86%) OOP
6 5 (17.86%) Open Source
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Apple Swift
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (7.14%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C++/CLI
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
1 4 (14.29%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft