Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 17 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++
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.19% 1.00% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 2.16% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Leicester median daily rate £488 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
Leicestershire median daily rate £475 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +46.15% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicester median hourly rate - - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leicester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 162 139 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 50.78% 46.49% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 91 73
Leicester median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +6.15% +18.18%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £239
90th Percentile £525 £469 £445
Leicestershire median daily rate £326 £325 £305
% change year-on-year +0.38% +6.56% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Leicester median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.64% +14.48%
10th Percentile £17.45 £36.25 £40.75
90th Percentile £45.40 £39.75 £42.25
Leicestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +33.93% -25.33%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Leicester

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Leicester

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 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 Leicester region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (57.14%) Doxygen
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Bluetooth
1 4 (57.14%) ZigBee
1 4 (57.14%) SQLite
1 4 (57.14%) Qt
1 4 (57.14%) QML
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Typography
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) SLA

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Bluetooth
1 4 (57.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) C++ Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Qt Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) QML
1 4 (57.14%) Qt
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA