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 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++
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 87 85
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.74% 1.60% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 3.15% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 19
Median daily rate £398 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £380 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £699 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £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 Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 521 763 626
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 48.15% 50.80% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 554 464
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £39.00 £15.67 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.88% -55.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 June 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 June 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 16 (64.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Python
4 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (32.00%) Ruby
6 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (28.00%) VB6
6 7 (28.00%) C#
6 7 (28.00%) VB
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
7 6 (24.00%) Android
7 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.00%) Spring
9 4 (16.00%) HTML
9 4 (16.00%) PHP
9 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) C
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) JIRA
10 3 (12.00%) jQuery
10 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (12.00%) Puppet
10 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra

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 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (12.00%) IaaS
1 3 (12.00%) Loggly
1 3 (12.00%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (12.00%) Riak
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (16.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (12.00%) Android Studio
5 3 (12.00%) Grunt
5 3 (12.00%) Maven
5 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (4.00%) GCC
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) Subversion
6 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (12.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 5 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Android Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) CSS3
3 3 (12.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (12.00%) HTML5
3 3 (12.00%) jQuery
3 3 (12.00%) Kafka
3 3 (12.00%) Node.js
3 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (12.00%) REST
3 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
4 1 (4.00%) JPA
4 1 (4.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (4.00%) IPTV
2 1 (4.00%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Android
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.00%) Android Development
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) DSDM
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) Ruby
4 7 (28.00%) C#
4 7 (28.00%) VB
4 7 (28.00%) VB6
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) PHP
7 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (12.00%) Go
7 3 (12.00%) Scala
8 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
8 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
9 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
9 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (4.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.00%) Prometheus
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
1 3 (12.00%) Salt
1 3 (12.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Google
2 3 (12.00%) New Relic
2 3 (12.00%) Rackspace
2 3 (12.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (12.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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