The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 50 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 22 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.35% 1.82% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.49% 4.88% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 7
Average daily rate £425 £410 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +164.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £495 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
C++
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
339 287 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.14% 37.37% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 186 143
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% +4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.28 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 11 £578 - 5
Knutsford -9 2 £385 -15.26%
Chester - 1 £425 - 3
Congleton - 1 - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++.

1 42 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (63.16%) Python
4 26 (45.61%) ITIL
5 20 (35.09%) PRINCE2
6 19 (33.33%) Finance
7 18 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (26.32%) C
10 14 (24.56%) HTML
10 14 (24.56%) OO
10 14 (24.56%) P3O
11 13 (22.81%) Java
12 12 (21.05%) Linux
12 12 (21.05%) Subversion
12 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
13 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
13 10 (17.54%) JSON
13 10 (17.54%) Degree
13 10 (17.54%) Windows
13 10 (17.54%) OOP
13 10 (17.54%) Web Services
13 10 (17.54%) XML
14 9 (15.79%) C#
14 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
14 9 (15.79%) TDD
15 8 (14.04%) Banking
15 8 (14.04%) Objective-C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) Node.js
2 1 (1.75%) Drupal
2 1 (1.75%) JBoss
2 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
3 1 (1.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 12 (21.05%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.75%) JUnit
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.04%) Portfolio Manager
4 7 (12.28%) Service Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Programme Office Support
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Manager
6 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Digital Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (3.51%) IT Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL Service Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) HTML
2 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
2 10 (17.54%) JSON
2 10 (17.54%) Web Services
2 10 (17.54%) XML
3 8 (14.04%) Java EE
3 8 (14.04%) jQuery
3 8 (14.04%) WSDL
4 7 (12.28%) HTML5
5 6 (10.53%) .NET
5 6 (10.53%) CSS
6 3 (5.26%) SOAP
6 3 (5.26%) XHTML
7 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.51%) Express
7 2 (3.51%) WCF
8 1 (1.75%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.75%) Java ME
8 1 (1.75%) REST
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.75%) DTV
3 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.75%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) AIX
3 8 (14.04%) Mac OS
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Vista
4 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.26%) Unix
6 2 (3.51%) ThreadX
7 1 (1.75%) Android
7 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.75%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) ITIL
3 20 (35.09%) PRINCE2
4 14 (24.56%) OO
5 10 (17.54%) OOP
5 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 9 (15.79%) TDD
7 8 (14.04%) BDD
7 8 (14.04%) Portfolio Management
7 8 (14.04%) SDLC
7 8 (14.04%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.28%) Data Protection
8 7 (12.28%) ITIL V3
9 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
10 5 (8.77%) Supplier Management
11 4 (7.02%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 42 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 36 (63.16%) Python
3 15 (26.32%) C
4 13 (22.81%) Java
5 9 (15.79%) C#
6 8 (14.04%) Objective-C
7 4 (7.02%) Ruby
8 3 (5.26%) Lua
8 3 (5.26%) SQL
9 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.75%) COBOL
9 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (17.54%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) APMP
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) P3O
2 3 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.51%) MISRA
4 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Renesas
2 1 (1.75%) BT
2 1 (1.75%) HP
2 1 (1.75%) IBM
2 1 (1.75%) Perforce
2 1 (1.75%) Siemens
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