The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 21 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 27 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.87% 1.21% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.17% 2.91% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.17 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +8.10%
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 Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
178 172 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.29% 41.75% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 118 51
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Lancashire region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Lancashire region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Blackpool - 14 £475 -
Preston +7 8 - - 7
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 23 (38.33%) Python
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) Oracle
3 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
4 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.67%) SQL
6 15 (25.00%) C#
6 15 (25.00%) Java
6 15 (25.00%) Linux
6 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (23.33%) ERwin
7 14 (23.33%) Data Modelling
7 14 (23.33%) ETL
7 14 (23.33%) Rational DOORS
8 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
8 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio
8 13 (21.67%) C
8 13 (21.67%) PL/SQL
9 12 (20.00%) HTML
9 12 (20.00%) .NET
9 12 (20.00%) Windows
9 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (18.33%) TDD
10 11 (18.33%) Finance
10 11 (18.33%) OO
10 11 (18.33%) Informatica
10 11 (18.33%) CSS
10 11 (18.33%) Ruby
11 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.67%) T-SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (11.67%) Apache
2 6 (10.00%) IIS
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.67%) Jetty
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) HTTP
2 9 (15.00%) Internet
3 5 (8.33%) SMTP
4 2 (3.33%) DHCP
4 2 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (3.33%) FTP
4 2 (3.33%) IPsec
4 2 (3.33%) SSL
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless
5 1 (1.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
2 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) SQLite
4 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) ERwin
1 14 (23.33%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (21.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.33%) Subversion
4 7 (11.67%) Eclipse
5 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.33%) JUnit
6 5 (8.33%) NUnit
6 5 (8.33%) PHPUnit
7 4 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (3.33%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.67%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Marketing
3 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.67%) Avionics
4 4 (6.67%) Law
5 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (41.67%) Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Digital Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) ETL Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Architect
4 5 (8.33%) ETL Tester
4 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Tester
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
1 12 (20.00%) HTML
2 11 (18.33%) CSS
3 9 (15.00%) Web Services
4 6 (10.00%) XML
5 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.33%) CAML
5 5 (8.33%) Django
5 5 (8.33%) jQuery
5 5 (8.33%) LAMP
5 5 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (8.33%) XHTML
6 4 (6.67%) Velocity
7 2 (3.33%) GTK+
7 2 (3.33%) J2EE
7 2 (3.33%) JSF
7 2 (3.33%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.33%) Qt
8 1 (1.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) Mac OS X
3 9 (15.00%) Unix
4 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Data Modelling
2 14 (23.33%) ETL
3 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
4 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.33%) OO
5 11 (18.33%) TDD
6 9 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Data Security
6 9 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (13.33%) UML
8 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (11.67%) Web Design
9 6 (10.00%) Open Source
9 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (8.33%) ArchiMate
10 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Python
2 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 15 (25.00%) C#
4 15 (25.00%) Java
5 13 (21.67%) C
5 13 (21.67%) PL/SQL
6 11 (18.33%) Ruby
7 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 5 (8.33%) Ada
8 5 (8.33%) FQL
8 5 (8.33%) PHP
8 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.33%) VB
8 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 5 (8.33%) VBA
8 5 (8.33%) VBScript
8 5 (8.33%) VC++
9 2 (3.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) Degree
3 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.67%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.67%) ISO26262
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.33%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Xen
3 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Oracle
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.33%) Informatica
4 6 (10.00%) IBM
5 4 (6.67%) Serena
6 3 (5.00%) Google
7 2 (3.33%) VMware
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