The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 27 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++
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 28 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4  
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 2.88% 0.49% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.89% 1.59% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.43% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.05% +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 Derbyshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 90 63 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 32.37% 30.58% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 45 43
Median daily rate £400 £313 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -13.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £215 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Derbyshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Derbyshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -10 8 £325 - 1
C++
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (60.00%) RESTful
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) MFC
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Bitbucket
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Physics
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
6 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) Kanban

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) RESTful
2 5 (50.00%) MFC
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Physics
5 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree