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 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++
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1  
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.75% 3.86% 3.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 7.41% 8.70%
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 157 135 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 59.25% 52.12% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 89 95
Median daily rate £314 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.12% +254.54%  
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 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 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 24 June 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 -8 2 - - 1
C++
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Games
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) ZigBee
4 3 (25.00%) SQLite
4 3 (25.00%) Doxygen
4 3 (25.00%) Bluetooth
4 3 (25.00%) Qt
4 3 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (25.00%) Xbox
4 3 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (25.00%) QML
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) SDET
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) ANOVA
5 2 (16.67%) R
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) SPSS

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 3 (25.00%) Doxygen
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (16.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (25.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Development Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Quality Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Statistician
2 2 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Games Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Games Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Games Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Games Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Unreal Engine
2 3 (25.00%) QML
2 3 (25.00%) Qt
2 3 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Xbox
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) ANOVA
3 2 (16.67%) Cluster Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Logistic Regression
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SDET
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) R
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Minitab
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,500 to £44,600 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
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