Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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++
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 118 74
Rank change year-on-year +5 -44 +20
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 29 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.93% 1.11% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 2.23% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 114
Leeds median daily rate £375 £320 £492
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -34.96% +53.75%
10th Percentile £343 £268 £305
90th Percentile £450 £570 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £320 £475
% change year-on-year +17.19% -32.63% +48.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +30.77%
10th Percentile £39.00 £41.25 £40.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £43.75 £45.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +38.46%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1082 1299 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.96% 49.66% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 913 951
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £351
% change year-on-year - +13.96% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 15
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -22.86% -46.15%
10th Percentile £39.70 £12.90 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.30 £32.50 £43.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -40.00%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Leeds

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 10 (47.62%) C#
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 8 (38.10%) VB
3 8 (38.10%) VB6
3 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
4 7 (33.33%) Node.js
4 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (33.33%) Go
4 7 (33.33%) Docker
4 7 (33.33%) DevOps
4 7 (33.33%) Ruby
4 7 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Terraform
5 5 (23.81%) Vagrant
6 4 (19.05%) Travis CI
6 4 (19.05%) GoCD
6 4 (19.05%) Ansible
6 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) MySQL
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (14.29%) Nagios
7 3 (14.29%) Google

C++
Co-occurring 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 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Loggly
2 3 (14.29%) Serverless
2 3 (14.29%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) Redis
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) Vagrant
4 4 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (19.05%) GoCD
4 4 (19.05%) Travis CI
5 3 (14.29%) Maven
6 2 (9.52%) JIRA
7 1 (4.76%) Android Studio
7 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.76%) GCC
7 1 (4.76%) Gradle
7 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) VB Developer
2 7 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Site Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) Android NDK
4 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) Ext JS
4 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (4.76%) JPA
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) DSDM
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 8 (38.10%) VB
3 8 (38.10%) VB6
4 7 (33.33%) Go
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 3 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (14.29%) Scala
7 2 (9.52%) C
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Terraform
2 4 (19.05%) Ansible
3 3 (14.29%) Nagios
3 3 (14.29%) Prometheus
3 3 (14.29%) Rancher
3 3 (14.29%) ZABBIX
4 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
4 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
1 3 (14.29%) New Relic
1 3 (14.29%) Rackspace
1 3 (14.29%) Splunk
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat