The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 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++
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 15
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 2.13% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.88% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  

C++ 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 advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2 41 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 5.88% 43.62% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 32 14
Median daily rate - £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Worcestershire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Worcestershire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Assembla
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485
1 1 (100.00%) Post-Production

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RS-232
1 1 (100.00%) RS-485
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Post-Production
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Assembla
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft