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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 36 26 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.97% 6.82% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 17.11% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 30 2
Median daily rate £369 £516 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £411 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £542 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
134 187 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.37% 39.87% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 129 74
Median daily rate £400 £442 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +24.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £321 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £535 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +9.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £33.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 28 August 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 +5 2 £388 -18.42%
Blackpool -4 1 £350 -32.36%
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) HTTP
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) VC++
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Tuxedo
6 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management

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 (18.18%) Tuxedo
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Information Systems Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Database Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) JDBC
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
1 3 (27.27%) OO
1 3 (27.27%) SDLC
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VC++
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) IBM