The median contractor rate for a C++ Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 March 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++ Programmer
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 139 -
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.034% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.036% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -19.37% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.25 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2477 2805 2991
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.27% 96.36% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1818 1865
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 183 151
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +29.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.80 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

C++ Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured C++ Programmer in the job title.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, C++ Programmer 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 South West region featuring C++ Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Memory Management

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared