Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 16 December 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++
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - +38 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.35% - 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% - 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Watford median daily rate £365 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £340 £363 £330
% change year-on-year -6.21% +9.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% +6.67%

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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 204 114 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 48.00% 39.04% 42.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 49 48
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £309 £298 £325
90th Percentile £608 £538 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £390 £385
% change year-on-year +5.77% +1.30% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £28.75 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £48.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year -49.61% +38.93% +71.02%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Watford

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Watford

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Watford over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for C++.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) Games
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (50.00%) Node.js
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
7 1 (10.00%) Subversion
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL
7 1 (10.00%) Unix
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (10.00%) Service Management

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C++ Developer
3 5 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Multithreading
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree