The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 48 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.24% 2.39% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 6.25% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
108 80 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.71% 38.28% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 52 69
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.36 £17.45 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.57 £35.00 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C++
North West

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++
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - - - - 1
Preston - - - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) AWK
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) sed

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) AWK
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) sed