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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 25 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs citing C++ 33 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.69% 0.49% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.58% 1.54% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 1 0
Average daily rate
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£515 £473 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
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
199 130 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.37% 31.71% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 76 51
Average daily rate £442 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £473 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% -2.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Blackpool - 31 £516 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £475 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 25 (75.76%) SQL
1 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (63.64%) Oracle
2 21 (63.64%) ETL
3 20 (60.61%) Data Modelling
3 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 20 (60.61%) ERwin
4 19 (57.58%) PL/SQL
5 18 (54.55%) T-SQL
5 18 (54.55%) Data Security
6 17 (51.52%) Informatica
7 12 (36.36%) .NET
7 12 (36.36%) Velocity
7 12 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 12 (36.36%) Algorithms
8 11 (33.33%) Ruby
8 11 (33.33%) C#
8 11 (33.33%) HTML
8 11 (33.33%) Java
8 11 (33.33%) Python
9 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (27.27%) CSS
10 9 (27.27%) UNIX
10 9 (27.27%) Linux
10 9 (27.27%) Mac OS X
10 9 (27.27%) Internet
11 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
12 6 (18.18%) Web Design

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) IIS
1 4 (12.12%) Apache
1 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Internet
2 6 (18.18%) HTTP
3 4 (12.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (12.12%) SQLite
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) ERwin
2 5 (15.15%) Subversion
2 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) PHPUnit
3 4 (12.12%) NUnit
3 4 (12.12%) JUnit
3 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) ETL Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Informatica Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Designer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) ETL Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
1 12 (36.36%) Velocity
2 11 (33.33%) HTML
3 9 (27.27%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) XHTML
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.12%) Django
5 4 (12.12%) jQuery
5 4 (12.12%) CAML
6 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) UNIX
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
1 9 (27.27%) Mac OS X
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) ETL
2 20 (60.61%) Data Modelling
3 18 (54.55%) Data Security
4 12 (36.36%) Unit Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (18.18%) Web Design
5 6 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) Data Management
6 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (6.06%) BDD
9 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.03%) OO
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 19 (57.58%) PL/SQL
3 18 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 11 (33.33%) C#
4 11 (33.33%) Java
4 11 (33.33%) Python
4 11 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (15.15%) C
6 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.12%) FQL
6 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.12%) PHP
6 4 (12.12%) VBScript
6 4 (12.12%) VB
6 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
6 4 (12.12%) VBA
7 1 (3.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.12%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Oracle
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) IBM