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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.97% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 39 70 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 37.86% 46.36% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 60
Median daily rate £438 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +66.66%  
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Chester

C++
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Chester region with a requirement for C++.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

C++
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft