The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for C++/CLI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++/CLI over the 3 months to 26 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++ CLI
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 648 632
Rank change year-on-year +51 -16  
Contract jobs citing C++/CLI 10 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.051% 0.015% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £413 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £330 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -17.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

C++/CLI 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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19721 20622 21293
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.95% 38.85% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13466 14153 14242
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 449 434
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.53 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++/CLI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing C++/CLI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++/CLI in the UK

C++/CLI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++/CLI in the UK

C++/CLI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++/CLI in the UK

C++/CLI
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++/CLI within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 6 £413 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £413 -
County Antrim - 6 £413 -
England +35 4 £381 +15.53% 3
South East +30 3 £350 +6.06%
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 -
Oxford - 2 £350 -
London - 1 £413 - 3

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++/CLI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for C++/CLI.

1 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) C
3 9 (81.82%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
4 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
4 7 (63.64%) Perforce
4 7 (63.64%) NUnit
4 7 (63.64%) Google
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Remoting
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 7 (63.64%) JSON
4 7 (63.64%) JIRA
4 7 (63.64%) WCF
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) XML
4 7 (63.64%) SOA
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
4 7 (63.64%) REST
4 7 (63.64%) Bitbucket
4 7 (63.64%) Protocol Buffers
4 7 (63.64%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (54.55%) Process Improvement
5 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) Windows

C++/CLI
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Visual Studio
2 7 (63.64%) Bitbucket
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior C# Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Developer
3 6 (54.55%) C++ Developer
3 6 (54.55%) C++/C# Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Remoting
2 7 (63.64%) JSON
2 7 (63.64%) Protocol Buffers
2 7 (63.64%) REST
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Issue Tracking
1 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
1 7 (63.64%) SOA
1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (90.91%) C
3 9 (81.82%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Python
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) VBA
6 1 (9.09%) VC++
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Google
1 7 (63.64%) Perforce
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase