Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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++
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 30 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.36% 0.88% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 2.38% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Peterborough median daily rate £350 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +12.50%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -14.89% +4.44%

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 Peterborough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 123 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 33.51% 37.00% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 53 47
Peterborough median daily rate £333 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -6.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £213
90th Percentile £415 £488 £450
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £373 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +2.90% -3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Peterborough median hourly rate £32.75 £43.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.71% +67.31% -20.00%
10th Percentile £20.53 £35.88 £25.50
90th Percentile £41.35 £47.50 £26.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -5.51%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Peterborough

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Peterborough

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Peterborough

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 Peterborough region with a requirement for C++.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) RSpec
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) RSpec
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle