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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 38 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.05% 1.77% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.70% 4.13% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £200 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 121 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 53.56% 42.76% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 75 85
Median daily rate £320 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £199 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.80 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -7 1 - - 1
C++
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 14 (56.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Doxygen
4 6 (24.00%) ZigBee
4 6 (24.00%) SQLite
4 6 (24.00%) Qt
4 6 (24.00%) QML
4 6 (24.00%) Unreal Engine
5 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Games
5 5 (20.00%) Bluetooth
6 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (16.00%) Python
6 4 (16.00%) WPF
6 4 (16.00%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (12.00%) Xbox
7 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (12.00%) User Experience
7 3 (12.00%) JIRA
7 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) MS Office

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 6 (24.00%) Doxygen
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) ZigBee
2 5 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQLite
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) NUnit
General
1 5 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) C++ Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Quality Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) UI Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Statistician
5 2 (8.00%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) QML
1 6 (24.00%) Qt
1 6 (24.00%) Unreal Engine
2 5 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (16.00%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (16.00%) WPF
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
1 3 (12.00%) Xbox
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) BDD
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) ANOVA
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (8.00%) R
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
1 2 (8.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) Perforce
2 2 (8.00%) Minitab
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