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 3 months to 25 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++
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 19 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2  
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.31% 5.30% 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 9.88% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £325 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leicester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 86 81 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 56.21% 53.64% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 48
Median daily rate £375 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 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 25 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 Leicester region with a requirement for C++.

1 3 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (100.00%) Doxygen
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (100.00%) SQLite
1 3 (100.00%) Qt
1 3 (100.00%) QML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8

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 3 (100.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) QML
1 3 (100.00%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
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