The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 67 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.70% 1.81% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 4.52% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.00%
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
320 354 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.03% 39.95% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 225 289
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +137.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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++
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 23 September 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 29 (61.70%) Software Engineering
2 25 (53.19%) Linux
3 21 (44.68%) Python
3 21 (44.68%) Java
4 19 (40.43%) PHP
5 18 (38.30%) Web Services
5 18 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (36.17%) Ruby
7 14 (29.79%) OO
8 13 (27.66%) DevOps
9 12 (25.53%) Salt
9 12 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
9 12 (25.53%) Puppet
9 12 (25.53%) TDD
9 12 (25.53%) Finance
10 11 (23.40%) Client/Server
10 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
11 10 (21.28%) Perl
12 9 (19.15%) .NET
12 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (19.15%) Node.js
13 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
13 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (14.89%) Windows
14 7 (14.89%) DNS
14 7 (14.89%) SSL
14 7 (14.89%) Internet
14 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (19.15%) Node.js
2 2 (4.26%) nginx
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (38.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.89%) DNS
2 7 (14.89%) SSL
2 7 (14.89%) Internet
3 4 (8.51%) DVB
3 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
3 4 (8.51%) VLAN
3 4 (8.51%) SSH
4 2 (4.26%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.13%) Wireless
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.77%) Redis
2 6 (12.77%) Couchbase
2 6 (12.77%) SimpleDB
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.38%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
1 2 (4.26%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) Firebug
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Behat
2 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Software Engineer
2 15 (31.91%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 11 (23.40%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Tester
10 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Non-Functional Tester
10 2 (4.26%) VB Developer
10 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
10 2 (4.26%) VB6 Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Senior VB Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Senior VB6 Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) J2EE
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) Middleware
5 1 (2.13%) DAO
5 1 (2.13%) Spring
5 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.13%) BREW
5 1 (2.13%) WCF
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (2.13%) POSIX
5 1 (2.13%) ISAPI
5 1 (2.13%) MAPI
5 1 (2.13%) OLE
5 1 (2.13%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Client/Server
1 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Video on Demand
2 4 (8.51%) MPEG
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) IPTV
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) STB
5 1 (2.13%) Handset
5 1 (2.13%) Animation
5 1 (2.13%) iPhone
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (53.19%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Software Engineering
2 14 (29.79%) OO
3 13 (27.66%) DevOps
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.64%) BDD
9 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.38%) Test Management
10 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
11 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
11 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.26%) Scrum
12 1 (2.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Python
1 21 (44.68%) Java
2 19 (40.43%) PHP
3 17 (36.17%) Ruby
4 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
5 10 (21.28%) Perl
6 6 (12.77%) C
6 6 (12.77%) C#
7 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.64%) VB
8 4 (8.51%) Tcl
8 4 (8.51%) SQL
9 2 (4.26%) VB6
10 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Salt
1 12 (25.53%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (25.53%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Splunk
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Capita
3 1 (2.13%) TIBCO