The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 40 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.77% - 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% - 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £388 - £484
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 - £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.87% -5.88%
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
187 150 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.46% 39.06% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 106 75
Median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £264 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £540 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +145.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £22.30 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.00 £28.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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++
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Preston - 3 £388 -
Blackpool - 2 £413 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for C++.

1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
1 15 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (42.42%) Visual Studio
3 12 (36.36%) XML
3 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 10 (30.30%) OO
5 10 (30.30%) C#
6 9 (27.27%) IBM
6 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) SDLC
7 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
7 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) VC++
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) UML
8 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
8 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
9 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Ada
10 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.15%) C
10 5 (15.15%) ETL
10 5 (15.15%) HTTP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) JBoss
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.06%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.21%) RDBMS
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
2 14 (42.42%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.15%) ERwin
4 3 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.03%) VectorCAST
General
1 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.12%) Avionics
3 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) ETL Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Ada Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Ada Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) DOORS Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Information Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) CSS3
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) JDBC
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) Velocity
4 1 (3.03%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 11 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 10 (30.30%) OO
4 9 (27.27%) SDLC
5 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (21.21%) UML
7 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
8 5 (15.15%) ETL
8 5 (15.15%) Requirements Management
9 3 (9.09%) HOOD
10 2 (6.06%) Data Security
10 2 (6.06%) E-business
10 2 (6.06%) Migration
10 2 (6.06%) OOD
10 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.06%) SOA
10 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) VC++
4 6 (18.18%) Ada
5 5 (15.15%) C
5 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.09%) Perl
7 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.09%) VB
7 3 (9.09%) VB6
8 2 (6.06%) Java
8 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Oracle
2 9 (27.27%) IBM
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Informatica
4 2 (6.06%) Serena