Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 39
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 1.00% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.97% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Chester median daily rate - £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -
Cheshire median daily rate £315 £458 £450
% change year-on-year -31.15% +1.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -4.62% -13.33% +7.14%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 73 152 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 34.60% 50.67% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 136 87
Chester median daily rate £381 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +6.67% +14.07%
10th Percentile £302 £297 £294
90th Percentile £481 £488 £501
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Chester median hourly rate - - £25.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +35.71% -38.24% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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