The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 28 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++
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston - 2.73% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +3.12% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  

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 Preston with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 34 41 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 14.35% 37.27% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 22
Median daily rate £313 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £399 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -44.59%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Preston

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 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 Preston region with a requirement for C++.

1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Qt
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) QMS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Avionics
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) RAD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (33.33%) Avionics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft