The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Rank 72 61 84
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23  
Contract jobs citing C++ 17 36 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.65% 2.56% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 5.76% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 5
Median daily rate £388 £543 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +80.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £670 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.28%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 546 625 594
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 52.96% 44.36% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 453 407
Median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £598 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -74.28%  
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Leeds

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Leeds

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for C++.

1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (44.00%) Python
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (36.00%) Android
7 8 (32.00%) Ruby
7 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) Windows
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 7 (28.00%) C
8 7 (28.00%) C#
8 7 (28.00%) Eclipse
8 7 (28.00%) Web Services
8 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (24.00%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (24.00%) JIRA
10 5 (20.00%) VB6
10 5 (20.00%) Scrum
10 5 (20.00%) Project Management
10 5 (20.00%) VB
10 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (20.00%) Android Studio
11 4 (16.00%) Ansible
11 4 (16.00%) Docker
11 4 (16.00%) DevOps
11 4 (16.00%) SaltStack
11 4 (16.00%) Salt
11 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (16.00%) IaaS
1 4 (16.00%) Loggly
1 4 (16.00%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) Riak
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) HBase
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Redis
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (24.00%) JIRA
4 5 (20.00%) Android Studio
4 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (16.00%) Grunt
5 4 (16.00%) Maven
5 4 (16.00%) Vagrant
6 3 (12.00%) FitNesse
6 3 (12.00%) Robot Framework
7 2 (8.00%) Selenium
8 1 (4.00%) Subversion
8 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) VB Developer
4 4 (16.00%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Android Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Build Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) CSS3
2 4 (16.00%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) HTML5
2 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 4 (16.00%) Node.js
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (12.00%) Kafka
3 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (12.00%) REST
3 3 (12.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (8.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) LAMP
5 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Android
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.00%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Kanban
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Android Development
5 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Testing
7 1 (4.00%) QA Automation
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) Python
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) Ruby
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) C
5 7 (28.00%) C#
6 5 (20.00%) VB
6 5 (20.00%) VB6
7 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (16.00%) Go
7 4 (16.00%) PHP
7 4 (16.00%) Scala
8 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
8 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (8.00%) XPath
8 2 (8.00%) XQuery
9 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) HDFS
3 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Nagios
1 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
1 4 (16.00%) Salt
1 4 (16.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Google
1 4 (16.00%) New Relic
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
1 4 (16.00%) Rackspace
1 4 (16.00%) SaltStack
1 4 (16.00%) Splunk
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
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