Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 20 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++
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 54 53
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.78% 0.76% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 1.76% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Leicestershire median daily rate £475 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £183 £400 £325
90th Percentile £498 £400 £375
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.22% - -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 288 227 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 51.34% 43.16% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 134 148
Leicestershire median daily rate £326 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.38% +4.84% +8.77%
10th Percentile £265 £250 £215
90th Percentile £500 £438 £416
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Leicestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +23.97% -19.33%
10th Percentile £17.98 £36.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £45.20 £39.75 £44.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% +105.48% -47.86%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Leicestershire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Leicestershire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Leicestershire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Leicestershire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +5 7 £488 +21.88%
Hinckley - 1 - -
C++
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (40.00%) Doxygen
2 4 (40.00%) ZigBee
2 4 (40.00%) SQLite
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) QML
2 4 (40.00%) Qt
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) Game Development
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (10.00%) Xbox
5 1 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (10.00%) Typography
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) ODBC
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (40.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (40.00%) ZigBee
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Qt Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Games Tester
5 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) QML
1 4 (40.00%) Qt
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) ODBC
4 1 (10.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (10.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Game Development
3 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft