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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 18 42
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 7.47% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 19.46% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £360 £366
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -1.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%

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
100 149 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.76% 38.40% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 104 126
Median daily rate £350 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 14
Median hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £36.40 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.35 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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++
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle