The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 Leeds 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 65 40 62
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +22
Contract jobs citing C++ 17 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.45% 3.14% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 8.36% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 4
Average daily rate £325 £275 £212
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +30.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £325 £289
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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
582 287 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 49.62% 37.52% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 161 209
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.45 £47.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C++
West Yorkshire

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Leeds region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Leeds region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 37 (66.07%) PHP
2 35 (62.50%) Web Services
2 35 (62.50%) Python
2 35 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 34 (60.71%) Ruby
4 33 (58.93%) Linux
5 31 (55.36%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (51.79%) Degree
6 29 (51.79%) DNS
7 28 (50.00%) Client/Server
7 28 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 28 (50.00%) Node.js
8 26 (46.43%) SSL
8 26 (46.43%) Internet
9 25 (44.64%) TCP/IP
9 25 (44.64%) Load Balancing
10 13 (23.21%) Java
11 12 (21.43%) C#
12 11 (19.64%) OO
13 10 (17.86%) Windows
13 10 (17.86%) .NET
14 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 8 (14.29%) C
14 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (12.50%) Finance
15 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
15 7 (12.50%) HTML
15 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 7 (12.50%) MySQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 28 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (55.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) DNS
2 26 (46.43%) SSL
2 26 (46.43%) Internet
3 25 (44.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (1.79%) Network Security
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) PhoneGap
1 3 (5.36%) NUnit
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.79%) SCons
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.79%) JMeter
2 1 (1.79%) Ant
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Law
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) Software Engineer
3 15 (26.79%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 15 (26.79%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (23.21%) Python Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.36%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) PHP Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.79%) PHP Zend Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Visual C++ Programmer
8 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
8 1 (1.79%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (62.50%) Web Services
2 10 (17.86%) .NET
3 7 (12.50%) HTML
4 6 (10.71%) jQuery
5 5 (8.93%) XML
6 4 (7.14%) Classic ASP
6 4 (7.14%) CSS
7 3 (5.36%) Sencha Touch
7 3 (5.36%) HTML5
7 3 (5.36%) Ext JS
7 3 (5.36%) WPF
7 3 (5.36%) Silverlight
7 3 (5.36%) Symfony
7 3 (5.36%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.79%) WCF
8 1 (1.79%) MFC
8 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.57%) Open Source
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) UNIX
3 4 (7.14%) Solaris
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Phone
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 25 (44.64%) Load Balancing
3 11 (19.64%) OO
4 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.50%) OOP
6 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (5.36%) Analytics
8 3 (5.36%) TDD
8 3 (5.36%) MVC
9 2 (3.57%) Test Management
10 1 (1.79%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (1.79%) Database Security
10 1 (1.79%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.79%) BDD
10 1 (1.79%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.79%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.79%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) PHP
2 35 (62.50%) Python
3 34 (60.71%) Ruby
4 28 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 13 (23.21%) Java
6 12 (21.43%) C#
7 8 (14.29%) C
8 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.71%) VB
10 5 (8.93%) SQL
10 5 (8.93%) Perl
11 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
11 4 (7.14%) VB6
12 3 (5.36%) PHP5
12 3 (5.36%) XAML
13 1 (1.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (51.79%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.36%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) NetApp
3 3 (5.36%) Facebook
3 3 (5.36%) Twitter
3 3 (5.36%) Sencha
3 3 (5.36%) jBASE
3 3 (5.36%) Google
3 3 (5.36%) Sun
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco
4 2 (3.57%) McAfee
4 2 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (1.79%) Capita
5 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.79%) Zend
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
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