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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 43 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Contract jobs citing C++ 35 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.37% 3.20% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 7.65% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 16
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
397 379 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 38.21% 41.79% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 220 342
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 £228 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £27.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
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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 25 July 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 (52.73%) Software Engineering
2 25 (45.45%) Linux
2 25 (45.45%) Python
3 24 (43.64%) Java
4 20 (36.36%) PHP
4 20 (36.36%) Ruby
5 19 (34.55%) Web Services
5 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (32.73%) OO
7 14 (25.45%) Finance
8 13 (23.64%) DevOps
9 12 (21.82%) .NET
10 11 (20.00%) Perl
10 11 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (18.18%) Salt
11 10 (18.18%) Puppet
11 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
11 10 (18.18%) TDD
11 10 (18.18%) C
11 10 (18.18%) C#
12 9 (16.36%) Client/Server
12 9 (16.36%) MySQL
12 9 (16.36%) Windows
13 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
13 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
13 8 (14.55%) Degree
14 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
14 7 (12.73%) Node.js
14 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (12.73%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.82%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.73%) DNS
2 7 (12.73%) Internet
3 5 (9.09%) SSL
4 4 (7.27%) DVB
4 4 (7.27%) SSH
4 4 (7.27%) VLAN
4 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.64%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.82%) Wireless
6 1 (1.82%) LAN
6 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) MySQL
2 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.09%) Redis
3 5 (9.09%) Couchbase
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) SimpleDB
3 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
1 2 (3.64%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) Firebug
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.82%) Behat
2 1 (1.82%) JUnit
2 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.82%) JMeter
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Software Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Tester
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.64%) VB Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) Web Services
2 12 (21.82%) .NET
3 7 (12.73%) HTML
3 7 (12.73%) XML
3 7 (12.73%) CSS
4 4 (7.27%) jQuery
5 3 (5.45%) Symfony
6 2 (3.64%) WCF
6 2 (3.64%) Middleware
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.64%) J2EE
7 1 (1.82%) MFC
7 1 (1.82%) ODBC
7 1 (1.82%) ActiveX
7 1 (1.82%) J2ME
7 1 (1.82%) ISAPI
7 1 (1.82%) MAPI
7 1 (1.82%) OLE
7 1 (1.82%) OLE DB
7 1 (1.82%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (16.36%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.27%) IPTV
4 4 (7.27%) MPEG
4 4 (7.27%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.64%) STB
5 2 (3.64%) Open Source
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.82%) Handset
6 1 (1.82%) Animation
6 1 (1.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
4 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) CentOS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Software Engineering
2 18 (32.73%) OO
3 13 (23.64%) DevOps
4 10 (18.18%) TDD
5 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.91%) BDD
7 5 (9.09%) Test Management
7 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 5 (9.09%) OOP
8 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.27%) MVC
8 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (5.45%) Multithreading
9 3 (5.45%) Scrum
10 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.64%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Python
2 24 (43.64%) Java
3 20 (36.36%) PHP
3 20 (36.36%) Ruby
4 11 (20.00%) Perl
5 10 (18.18%) C
5 10 (18.18%) C#
5 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.09%) SQL
7 5 (9.09%) VB
8 4 (7.27%) Tcl
9 3 (5.45%) PHP5
10 2 (3.64%) VB6
10 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) ISEB
2 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Puppet
1 10 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (18.18%) Salt
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) Capita
3 3 (5.45%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) Facebook
3 3 (5.45%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) Splunk
4 2 (3.64%) jBASE
4 2 (3.64%) NetApp
4 2 (3.64%) Sun
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.82%) Zend
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