Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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++
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 81 66
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.40% 0.095% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 0.29% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Coventry median daily rate £398 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.31% -2.99% -
10th Percentile £385 £313 £294
90th Percentile £441 £338 £381
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £360 £338
% change year-on-year -2.78% +6.67% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.75 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -23.49% +27.69% -13.33%

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 Coventry with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 233 347 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 31.23% 32.86% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 261 161
Coventry median daily rate £400 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £272 £295 £219
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -17.95% -32.03%
10th Percentile £20.00 £11.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £29.13 £28.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £25.66
% change year-on-year +28.87% -5.49% +17.98%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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 21 November 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 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java

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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) GUI Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apex Code
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com