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 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++
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 60 72
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs citing C++ 16 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.55% 1.73% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.25% 5.47% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 9
Median daily rate £303 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.57% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £525 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.96% +3.16%  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 305 329 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 29.58% 31.60% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 192 204
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £40.10
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 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 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 28 March 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 -10 3 - - 3
High Wycombe -2 1 - -
C++
South East

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) OOD
3 9 (32.14%) OO
4 8 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 7 (25.00%) Python
5 7 (25.00%) GDB
6 6 (21.43%) C
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) C#
7 5 (17.86%) Perl
7 5 (17.86%) UML
7 5 (17.86%) Internet
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.29%) Selenium
8 4 (14.29%) GNU Toolchain
8 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 4 (14.29%) Trac
8 4 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) Bugzilla
8 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 4 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
9 3 (10.71%) VB
9 3 (10.71%) .NET
9 3 (10.71%) XML

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 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) IGMP
4 1 (3.57%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
1 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Redis
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 7 (25.00%) GDB
3 4 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 4 (14.29%) GNU Toolchain
3 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) Trac
3 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) Gradle
5 2 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) Appium
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.57%) Calabash
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) C++ Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
6 3 (10.71%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Linux Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Unix Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Data Modeller
7 2 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior MySQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) EJB
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) Java EE
2 2 (7.14%) JMS
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) XSLT
3 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.57%) STL
3 1 (3.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) OO
2 9 (32.14%) OOD
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) UML
4 4 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) MapReduce
6 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.14%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) Open Source
6 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) C
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
5 3 (10.71%) VB
6 2 (7.14%) R
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) C++/CLI
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.57%) F#
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) QNX
1 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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