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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 56 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 1.20% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 3.86% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
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£370 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
257 285 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.30% 31.01% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 151 146
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £440 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 15
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.08% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.77 £16.30 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.06 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 +9 6 £401 -9.21% 1
Warrington -9 1 - - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - - 1
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 2
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (70.59%) Java
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) J2EE
4 7 (41.18%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) ATM
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) EMV
8 3 (17.65%) Chip Card
8 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
8 3 (17.65%) OO
8 3 (17.65%) Python
8 3 (17.65%) XSLT
8 3 (17.65%) UNIX
8 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 3 (17.65%) Struts
8 3 (17.65%) DHTML
8 3 (17.65%) C
8 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (17.65%) Struts2
8 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
8 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 2 (11.76%) BDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (11.76%) Kinematics
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
2 2 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) J2EE
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) XSLT
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Struts
5 3 (17.65%) Struts2
5 3 (17.65%) DHTML
6 2 (11.76%) Java EE
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (11.76%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) WSDL
7 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) EMV
2 3 (17.65%) Chip Card
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Physics
4 1 (5.88%) Chemistry
4 1 (5.88%) Biology
4 1 (5.88%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) Wiki
4 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) AIX
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
3 2 (11.76%) CentOS
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
3 2 (11.76%) BDD
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Linear Algebra
3 2 (11.76%) OOP
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) AOP
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) C
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) R
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
1 2 (11.76%) Ganglia
1 2 (11.76%) yum
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Knutsford, Cheshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £495.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago