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 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++
South East / Kent
Rank - 54 33
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.22% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.41% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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 Kent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 112 243 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 38.89% 52.71% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 193 59
Median daily rate £343 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £573 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.50%  
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Kent

C++
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for C++.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Games Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Games Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C