The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 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++
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - - 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +3.12% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 68 138 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 49.64% 61.61% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 128 56
Median daily rate £450 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £303 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.36%  
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 Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Chester

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Chester region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ProC
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared