The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 25 April 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++ Developer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 107 117
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.41% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £150 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +20.00% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +7.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1316 1950 1941
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.27% 95.96% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 1359 1215
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 64 80
Median hourly rate £14.24 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.68% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in West Yorkshire

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in West Yorkshire

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in West Yorkshire

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, C++ Developer 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 West Yorkshire region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#