Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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++
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 0.97% 1.52% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 4.08% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Preston median daily rate - £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.42% -
Lancashire median daily rate - £369 £518
% change year-on-year - -28.74% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Preston median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57% -
10th Percentile £37.40 £38.25 £32.10
90th Percentile £41.00 £44.75 £37.50
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.20% +18.57% -5.41%

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 Preston with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 34 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 16.50% 37.12% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 35
Preston median daily rate £400 £327 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.32% +0.62% -23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £210
90th Percentile £469 £469 £568
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 12
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +52.89%
10th Percentile £37.80 £13.25 £31.78
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.50 £47.00
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +8.63% +5.74% +18.59%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

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 20 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 Preston region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Military

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared