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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 79 46 28
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -18
Contract jobs citing C++ 24 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.55% 3.53% 6.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 7.54% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 45
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
629 544 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.63% 46.78% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 384 206
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015, 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 18 (58.06%) C
2 17 (54.84%) Java
3 15 (48.39%) Linux
4 10 (32.26%) UNIX
5 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) AIX
7 6 (19.35%) EPoS
7 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
8 5 (16.13%) C#
8 5 (16.13%) HTML
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.90%) PHP
9 4 (12.90%) .NET
9 4 (12.90%) DB2
9 4 (12.90%) Python
9 4 (12.90%) Finance
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) jBASE
9 4 (12.90%) Ruby
10 3 (9.68%) Release Management
10 3 (9.68%) Android
10 3 (9.68%) Puppet
10 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
10 3 (9.68%) Middleware
10 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.68%) Games

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 2 (6.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) DB2
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Redis
4 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.23%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Valgrind
2 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.23%) Redmine
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) C++ Developer
3 8 (25.81%) C Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Programmer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Applications Developer
4 4 (12.90%) EPoS Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C++/Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.68%) OpenGL
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) Qt
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) GStreamer
4 2 (6.45%) WebKit
4 2 (6.45%) QML
4 2 (6.45%) OpenGL ES
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) STL
5 1 (3.23%) LAMP
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (3.23%) Symfony
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) EPoS
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile Games
2 2 (6.45%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) STB
3 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) UNIX
3 6 (19.35%) AIX
4 3 (9.68%) Android
4 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.23%) HPUX
6 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) SDLC
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Release Management
4 3 (9.68%) RUP
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Server Building
5 2 (6.45%) DSDM
6 1 (3.23%) OOD
6 1 (3.23%) UML
6 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) CMMI
6 1 (3.23%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C
2 17 (54.84%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
5 5 (16.13%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) Python
6 4 (12.90%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) Lua
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Xen
1 1 (3.23%) XenServer
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) jBASE
2 2 (6.45%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Lotus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: C£350-£400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago