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 3 months to 22 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++
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 19 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 8.39% 2.74% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.63% 12.50% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 4
Median daily rate £500 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +0.75% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £50.78 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.45 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.88% +8.15%  

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 Luton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 32 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 40.65% 21.92% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 24 30
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £46.07 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 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 Luton region with a requirement for C++.

1 11 (84.62%) C#
1 11 (84.62%) SOAP
1 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
1 11 (84.62%) SOA
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) REST
1 11 (84.62%) User Stories
1 11 (84.62%) Microservices
2 7 (53.85%) API Development
3 2 (15.38%) VectorCAST
3 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) VxWorks
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Ada
3 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
4 1 (7.69%) 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (15.38%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Designer
1 11 (84.62%) Senior Designer
2 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) REST
1 11 (84.62%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
1 11 (84.62%) Microservices
1 11 (84.62%) SOA
1 11 (84.62%) User Stories
2 7 (53.85%) API Development
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Ada
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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