The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 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++
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 44
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.31% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.69% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
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 - - £40.00
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 Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 89 145 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 35.46% 44.89% 50.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 86 83
Median daily rate £345 £434 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.50% +27.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £255 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £750 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.39% -56.46%  
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 Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Kent

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Kent