Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +9
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.43% 1.13% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.17% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Middlesex median daily rate £350 £374 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.35% +24.58% -14.29%
10th Percentile £323 £332 £279
90th Percentile £378 £404 £335
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Middlesex median hourly rate - - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £46.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.75% +8.75% -21.57%

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 227 342 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 97.84% 96.61% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 234 170
Middlesex median daily rate £435 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -5.30%
10th Percentile £262 £300 £255
90th Percentile £565 £550 £501
South East median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 18
Middlesex median hourly rate £37.00 £44.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.91% +95.56% -47.06%
10th Percentile £31.60 £12.75 £12.60
90th Percentile £43.20 £48.50 £47.88
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.32% +2.91%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesex.

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 25 July 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