The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 24 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++
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 45 37
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry - 0.24% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.76% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
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 Coventry with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 60 132 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 24.69% 32.04% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 90 82
Median daily rate £353 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.03% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Coventry

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 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 Coventry region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 26262
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Simulink

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 26262
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C