The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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++ Developer
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 23 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.97% 0.64% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.66% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +20.00% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.58% +9.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 103 152 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 100.00% 96.82% 97.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 114 81
Median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +175.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Middlesex

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Middlesex

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in Middlesex

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (100.00%) MPEG
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree