The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 54 45 67
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 2.77% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.96% 9.36% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 2
Median daily rate £363 £390 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £347 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.22%
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
169 299 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.37% 29.57% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 216 133
Median daily rate £376 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £30.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £15.70 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 3 £425 -
Knutsford +5 1 £300 -22.58% 1
Wilmslow -1 1 - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) UML
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) WinForms
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Game Development
6 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) SaaS
6 3 (15.00%) PaaS
6 3 (15.00%) IaaS
6 3 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.00%) Games
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.00%) VB
6 3 (15.00%) Linux

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) IaaS
1 3 (15.00%) PaaS
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Games
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) WCF Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Application Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Cryptography Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) WinForms
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (15.00%) WCF
4 2 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) Android NDK
5 1 (5.00%) Angular 2
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) UML
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Game Development
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Thales
2 1 (5.00%) Xilinx