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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 39 30 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6  
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.78% 2.08% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 10.20% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £406 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.79% -1.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £348
% change year-on-year -1.87% +15.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 100 49 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 38.91% 20.42% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 32 47
Median daily rate £375 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £116 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £8.63 £112.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -92.33% +400.00%  
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -7 2 £406 - 2
C++
East Midlands

C++
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (33.33%) UML

C++
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi