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 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++
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 40 45 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.55% 0.28% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £355 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 Coventry with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 81 133 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.31% 37.46% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 97 65
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +55.55%  
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Coventry

C++
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 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 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%) ISO26262
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++
Top Related 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%) ISO26262
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C