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 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 78 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 25 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.70% 2.44% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 5.79% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 9
Median daily rate £320 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £375 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
741 725 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 50.41% 42.18% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 527 229
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.73% -39.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 25 August 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 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for C++.

1 29 (48.33%) Python
2 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (35.00%) Oracle
4 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (26.67%) ITIL
5 16 (26.67%) Open Source
6 15 (25.00%) Linux
6 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (21.67%) PRINCE2
7 13 (21.67%) Java
7 13 (21.67%) SaaS
7 13 (21.67%) PaaS
8 12 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 12 (20.00%) SQL
8 12 (20.00%) ETL
8 12 (20.00%) Informatica
9 11 (18.33%) PL/SQL
9 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
9 11 (18.33%) C
9 11 (18.33%) Problem Management
10 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 10 (16.67%) Data Security
11 9 (15.00%) .NET
11 9 (15.00%) Velocity
11 9 (15.00%) Degree
11 9 (15.00%) DevOps
12 8 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (13.33%) Puppet
12 8 (13.33%) IaaS

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 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Drupal
2 1 (1.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) PaaS
1 13 (21.67%) SaaS
2 8 (13.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) LDAP
1 3 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.33%) HBase
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) Mahout
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) ERwin
1 1 (1.67%) Firebug
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.67%) Back Office
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (51.67%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Architect
2 10 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 9 (15.00%) C++ Developer
3 9 (15.00%) ETL Developer
4 6 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
4 6 (10.00%) Programmer
5 5 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Delphi Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Digital Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
1 9 (15.00%) Velocity
2 8 (13.33%) Middleware
2 8 (13.33%) Web Services
3 7 (11.67%) CSS
4 5 (8.33%) HTML
5 4 (6.67%) Web Services Management
6 3 (5.00%) Ajax
6 3 (5.00%) ebXML
6 3 (5.00%) LAMP
6 3 (5.00%) REST
6 3 (5.00%) SOAP
7 2 (3.33%) CSS3
7 2 (3.33%) HTML5
7 2 (3.33%) XHTML
8 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.67%) Cascading
8 1 (1.67%) Mustache
8 1 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) PKI
3 3 (5.00%) Smartcard
3 3 (5.00%) Telematics
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.33%) Neural Network
4 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Physics
5 1 (1.67%) Social Network
5 1 (1.67%) STB
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) ITIL
2 16 (26.67%) Open Source
3 13 (21.67%) PRINCE2
4 12 (20.00%) ETL
5 11 (18.33%) Problem Management
6 10 (16.67%) Data Security
6 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 9 (15.00%) DevOps
8 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.33%) Data Management
9 6 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
9 6 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 6 (10.00%) OOP
10 5 (8.33%) Resource Management
11 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
12 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.00%) Prototyping
12 3 (5.00%) Web Development
13 2 (3.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) Python
2 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.67%) Java
4 12 (20.00%) SQL
5 11 (18.33%) C
5 11 (18.33%) PL/SQL
5 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (13.33%) C#
7 5 (8.33%) Ruby
8 4 (6.67%) PHP
9 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.00%) Delphi
10 2 (3.33%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.33%) R
10 2 (3.33%) Scala
11 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.00%) CCNP
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.00%) RHCE
5 1 (1.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.00%) HL7
3 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Oracle
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.00%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.67%) VMware