The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 85 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £39.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -18.75%
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
1029 947 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.04% 95.66% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 574 370
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 58
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their 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
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

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