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 27 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++
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 23 22
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton - 2.38% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 9.30% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.68 -
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 Luton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 28 43 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 27.18% 25.60% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 38
Median daily rate £350 £338 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.54 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Luton