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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 8 7 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.08% 4.76% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 22.22% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £348
% change year-on-year -1.87% +15.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 15 9 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 31.25% 21.43% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £365 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £11.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ in Worcestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Worcestershire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Worcester 0 1 £300 -
C++
West Midlands

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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%) MS Excel
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

C++
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
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