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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Essex / Chelmsford
Rank - 11 10
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford - 3.39% 11.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 14.29% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  

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 1 14 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 10.00% 23.73% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Median daily rate £320 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ in Chelmsford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Chelmsford