Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 18 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++
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 37 22
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15 +28
Contract jobs citing C++ 16 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.97% 0.34% 5.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.49% 1.25% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 7
Luton median daily rate £500 - £360
10th Percentile £475 - £319
90th Percentile £543 - £429
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 - £360
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Luton median hourly rate £50.78 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.95% -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £50.78 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.61% +26.95% -15.79%

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 Luton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 97 80 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 30.12% 27.59% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 68
Luton median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £353 £301 £307
90th Percentile £609 £501 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Luton median hourly rate £50.78 £31.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.77% -21.53% -4.76%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
% change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -4.76%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Luton

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Luton

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Luton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Luton

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Luton region with a requirement for C++.

1 13 (81.25%) C#
1 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
1 13 (81.25%) SOA
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) User Stories
1 13 (81.25%) Microservices
2 11 (68.75%) REST
2 11 (68.75%) API Development
2 11 (68.75%) SOAP
3 5 (31.25%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (31.25%) MSMQ
3 5 (31.25%) AMQP
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) VxWorks
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (18.75%) VectorCAST
5 2 (12.50%) DO-178B
5 2 (12.50%) AOP
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Ada
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (18.75%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Designer
2 11 (68.75%) Senior Designer
3 10 (62.50%) Developer
3 10 (62.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Designer
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Ada Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Ada Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) REST
1 11 (68.75%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (31.25%) MSMQ
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
1 13 (81.25%) Microservices
1 13 (81.25%) SOA
1 13 (81.25%) User Stories
2 11 (68.75%) API Development
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) AOP
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) Ada
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft