Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a C++ Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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++ Programmer
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 347 355
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 0 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.019% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.021% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 12
South East median daily rate - £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76% +88.89%
England median daily rate £613 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +61.18% +8.57% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
South East median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
England median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -58.67% +7.14% -2.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,574 14,530 17,073
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 93.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,340 8,596 10,089
South East median daily rate £424 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 736 884
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £10.16
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £49.63
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%

C++ Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured C++ Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Programmer in the South East

C++ Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Programmer in the South East

C++ Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Programmer in the South East