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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 54 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.12% 1.05% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 3.10% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 10
Average daily rate
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£373 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £209 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £398 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.63 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.09% -7.50%
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
263 290 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.83% 33.92% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 142 224
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.78 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.96% -15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £31.09 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £50.00 £43.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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++
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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 0 6 £373 +24.16% 1
Crewe - 1 £375 - 2
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Nantwich - - - - 1
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 24 (92.31%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 19 (73.08%) Linux
4 18 (69.23%) Python
4 18 (69.23%) PHP
4 18 (69.23%) Open Source
5 17 (65.38%) Ruby
5 17 (65.38%) BDD
5 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
6 16 (61.54%) NoSQL
6 16 (61.54%) Unit Testing
7 15 (57.69%) TDD
8 14 (53.85%) Web Services
8 14 (53.85%) Scala
9 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (46.15%) RESTful
10 12 (46.15%) JSON
11 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
12 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (34.62%) XML
13 9 (34.62%) HTML
14 8 (30.77%) CSS
15 7 (26.92%) XHTML
15 7 (26.92%) Ajax
16 5 (19.23%) .NET
17 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
17 2 (7.69%) Games
17 2 (7.69%) WinForms
17 2 (7.69%) VB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 12 (46.15%) JSON
2 12 (46.15%) RESTful
3 9 (34.62%) XML
3 9 (34.62%) HTML
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
5 7 (26.92%) Ajax
5 7 (26.92%) XHTML
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 2 (7.69%) WinForms
7 2 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (3.85%) MFC
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (3.85%) Chemistry
3 1 (3.85%) Biology
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) Wiki
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) CCTV
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) BDD
2 16 (61.54%) Unit Testing
3 15 (57.69%) TDD
4 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
6 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) MVC
8 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) DevOps
8 1 (3.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) SQL
4 18 (69.23%) PHP
4 18 (69.23%) Python
5 17 (65.38%) Ruby
5 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
6 14 (53.85%) Scala
7 2 (7.69%) VB
7 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.85%) R
8 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.85%) VB6
8 1 (3.85%) Perl
8 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.85%) VBScript
8 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Ganglia
1 1 (3.85%) YUM
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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