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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 49 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 29 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.65% 2.56% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.61% 7.58% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 8
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£450 £510 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £357 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -8.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
337 277 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.83% 33.74% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 149 138
Average daily rate £388 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Warrington -8 21 £450 -11.76% 1
Chester -6 1 £350 -
Knutsford - 1 £375 - 1
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (62.79%) Python
3 22 (51.16%) Linux
4 18 (41.86%) Java
4 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
5 16 (37.21%) HTML
6 14 (32.56%) .NET
6 14 (32.56%) Windows
6 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
7 13 (30.23%) TDD
7 13 (30.23%) C
8 12 (27.91%) C#
8 12 (27.91%) ITIL
8 12 (27.91%) UNIX
8 12 (27.91%) Ruby
8 12 (27.91%) SDLC
9 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
9 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (25.58%) OO
10 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.93%) BDD
11 9 (20.93%) Finance
12 8 (18.60%) Mac OS X
12 8 (18.60%) Internet
12 8 (18.60%) Banking
12 8 (18.60%) Subversion
13 7 (16.28%) OOP
13 7 (16.28%) SQL
14 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
14 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (6.98%) Confluence
1 3 (6.98%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) SMS
2 2 (4.65%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) Subversion
3 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.98%) Maven
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
5 3 (6.98%) FishEye
5 3 (6.98%) Gradle
5 3 (6.98%) Artifactory
6 2 (4.65%) InstallShield
7 1 (2.33%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
3 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
3 3 (6.98%) C++ Developer
3 3 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Support Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
3 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
3 3 (6.98%) Service Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Portfolio Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Applications Manager
4 2 (4.65%) Programme Office Support
4 2 (4.65%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Firmware Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Tools Developer
4 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
4 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) HTML
2 14 (32.56%) .NET
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 4 (9.30%) JSON
4 4 (9.30%) WSDL
5 3 (6.98%) jQuery
5 3 (6.98%) HTML5
5 3 (6.98%) Java EE
5 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.65%) XHTML
6 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) SOAP
7 1 (2.33%) MFC
7 1 (2.33%) XML Schema
7 1 (2.33%) JAX-RPC
7 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.33%) Spring
7 1 (2.33%) Ajax
7 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) Windows
3 12 (27.91%) UNIX
4 8 (18.60%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.98%) AIX
5 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Vista
5 3 (6.98%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.33%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.33%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) TDD
3 12 (27.91%) ITIL
3 12 (27.91%) SDLC
4 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
4 11 (25.58%) OO
5 9 (20.93%) BDD
6 7 (16.28%) OOP
7 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
7 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.63%) Supplier Management
8 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
8 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.30%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
10 3 (6.98%) Line Management
10 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.98%) AOP
10 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) Python
2 18 (41.86%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.23%) C
4 12 (27.91%) C#
4 12 (27.91%) Ruby
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 6 (13.95%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.98%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Renesas
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