The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 88 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £310 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -16.66%
C++ Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
966 945 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.24% 94.97% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 589 391
Median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 45
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Developer across the Cheshire region.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) MISRA
3 2 (40.00%) Renesas
3 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (40.00%) ThreadX
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (20.00%) Siemens
4 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) C

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) ThreadX
1 2 (40.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Renesas
2 1 (20.00%) Siemens