The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 74 90 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Contract jobs citing C++ 35 16 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.27% 1.12% 3.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 2.39% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 33
Median daily rate £580 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.46% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £272 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £375 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.28% +0.63%
C++
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
761 669 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 49.29% 46.72% 47.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 490 429
Median daily rate £400 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £279 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Median hourly rate £9.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 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 Leeds region with a requirement for C++.

1 29 (50.00%) Python
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 21 (36.21%) .NET
4 17 (29.31%) C#
5 16 (27.59%) Java
6 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
7 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.69%) Informatica
7 12 (20.69%) Oracle
7 12 (20.69%) ETL
8 11 (18.97%) PL/SQL
8 11 (18.97%) SQL
8 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
8 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
9 10 (17.24%) Open Source
9 10 (17.24%) Data Security
9 10 (17.24%) Algorithms
10 9 (15.52%) DevOps
10 9 (15.52%) Finance
10 9 (15.52%) Velocity
11 8 (13.79%) Ruby
12 7 (12.07%) C
12 7 (12.07%) HTML
13 6 (10.34%) VB
13 6 (10.34%) CSS
14 5 (8.62%) Project Management
14 5 (8.62%) Law
14 5 (8.62%) Web Services
14 5 (8.62%) ITIL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (1.72%) CMS
1 1 (1.72%) Drupal
1 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.72%) SAS
1 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
1 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) PaaS
1 5 (8.62%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Firebug
2 1 (1.72%) ERwin
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Law
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) Architect
3 15 (25.86%) Technical Architect
4 13 (22.41%) C++ Developer
5 9 (15.52%) ETL Developer
6 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
8 5 (8.62%) C Developer
8 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.90%) C/C++ Developer
9 4 (6.90%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (6.90%) VB Developer
10 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Digital Architect
10 3 (5.17%) Digital Technical Architect
10 3 (5.17%) EPoS Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Informatica ETL Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Architect
10 3 (5.17%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) .NET
2 9 (15.52%) Velocity
3 7 (12.07%) HTML
4 6 (10.34%) CSS
5 5 (8.62%) Web Services
6 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.90%) Web Services Management
7 3 (5.17%) CSS3
7 3 (5.17%) HTML5
7 3 (5.17%) jQuery
7 3 (5.17%) XML
8 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.45%) COM+
8 2 (3.45%) Mustache
8 2 (3.45%) Qt
8 2 (3.45%) Sass
8 2 (3.45%) XHTML
9 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.72%) WCF
9 1 (1.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.17%) EPoS
3 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.45%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.45%) STB
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) ETL
3 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
4 10 (17.24%) Data Security
4 10 (17.24%) Open Source
5 9 (15.52%) DevOps
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.62%) ITIL
6 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.62%) Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) Resource Management
6 5 (8.62%) Service Design
7 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.90%) Refactoring
8 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.45%) Scrum
9 2 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) Python
2 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.31%) C#
4 16 (27.59%) Java
5 11 (18.97%) PL/SQL
5 11 (18.97%) SQL
5 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
6 8 (13.79%) Ruby
7 7 (12.07%) C
8 6 (10.34%) VB
9 1 (1.72%) Delphi
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Informatica
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) Citrix
2 1 (1.72%) IBM
2 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.72%) VMware