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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 68 71 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing C++ 14 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.41% 0.37% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.54% 1.36% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 10
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£375 £210 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £250 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.63% +5.33%
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
395 220 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.78% 27.47% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 117 97
Average daily rate £401 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £32.75 - £50.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.55 - £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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++
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 27 May 2015. 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
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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
Knutsford - 3 £375 -
Chester +4 2 £350 +118.75% 1
Daresbury - 2 £408 - 1
Warrington -9 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - - 1
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 20 (68.97%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) HTML
4 17 (58.62%) Linux
5 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (55.17%) Git (software)
5 16 (55.17%) SDLC
6 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (51.72%) C
7 14 (48.28%) OO
7 14 (48.28%) TDD
7 14 (48.28%) Banking
7 14 (48.28%) Waterfall
8 10 (34.48%) OOP
8 10 (34.48%) Windows
9 9 (31.03%) ATM
9 9 (31.03%) Finance
9 9 (31.03%) Objective-C
9 9 (31.03%) BDD
9 9 (31.03%) Subversion
9 9 (31.03%) Degree
10 8 (27.59%) Python
10 8 (27.59%) J2EE
10 8 (27.59%) Web Services
10 8 (27.59%) XML
11 7 (24.14%) WSDL
11 7 (24.14%) JSON
12 6 (20.69%) Windows Vista
12 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
12 6 (20.69%) Java EE

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) Node.js
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) ATM
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (31.03%) Subversion
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.34%) Maven
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 3 (10.34%) FishEye
4 3 (10.34%) Gradle
4 3 (10.34%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.45%) Hudson
5 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 14 (48.28%) Banking
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
2 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Firmware Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Tools Developer
4 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) iOS Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) J2EE
2 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 8 (27.59%) XML
3 7 (24.14%) WSDL
3 7 (24.14%) JSON
4 6 (20.69%) jQuery
4 6 (20.69%) HTML5
4 6 (20.69%) Java EE
4 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.79%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Axis
6 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
6 1 (3.45%) JAX-RPC
6 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) EMV
2 5 (17.24%) Chip Card
3 4 (13.79%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) AIX
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Vista
3 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
3 6 (20.69%) Mac OS
3 6 (20.69%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.45%) ThreadX
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (55.17%) SDLC
2 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (48.28%) TDD
3 14 (48.28%) Waterfall
3 14 (48.28%) OO
4 10 (34.48%) OOP
5 9 (31.03%) BDD
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) AOP
7 4 (13.79%) OOD
7 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) Service Management
9 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
10 1 (3.45%) Analytics
10 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
10 1 (3.45%) Change Management
10 1 (3.45%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) C
4 9 (31.03%) Objective-C
5 8 (27.59%) Python
6 5 (17.24%) C#
7 4 (13.79%) Perl
7 4 (13.79%) Ruby
8 2 (6.90%) SQL
9 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
9 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) yum
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Renesas
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat