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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 43 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.24% - 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% - 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.18%
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
147 59 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.75% 27.19% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 32 78
Average daily rate £327 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.85% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £325 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £31.00 £10.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+210.00% -55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £10.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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
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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
Preston - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) sed
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) X++
3 1 (25.00%) MorphX
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MorphX
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) sed
3 1 (25.00%) X++
3 1 (25.00%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
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