The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 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 25 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++
Essex / Chelmsford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 14 26
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford - 2.08% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 6.25% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +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 Chelmsford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Chelmsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6 16 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 20.69% 33.33% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 19
Median daily rate £466 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.14% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £435 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £36.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.70%  
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 Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford 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 Chelmsford

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Chelmsford

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Chelmsford