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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 85 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.59% 2.19% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 4.74% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
608 485 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 51.66% 46.19% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 346 133
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 23 (69.70%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Python
3 21 (63.64%) Ruby
4 18 (54.55%) DevOps
5 15 (45.45%) PHP
6 14 (42.42%) Bash Shell
7 13 (39.39%) Node.js
8 12 (36.36%) Client/Server
8 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (33.33%) Puppet
9 11 (33.33%) NoSQL
10 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
10 10 (30.30%) Redis
10 10 (30.30%) UNIX
10 10 (30.30%) C
11 9 (27.27%) Java
11 9 (27.27%) Web Services
11 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
11 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
12 8 (24.24%) SimpleDB
12 8 (24.24%) Couchbase
12 8 (24.24%) Internet
12 8 (24.24%) C#
12 8 (24.24%) Salt
13 7 (21.21%) .NET
13 7 (21.21%) MySQL
13 7 (21.21%) Apache

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (39.39%) Node.js
2 7 (21.21%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) nginx
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon S3
2 4 (12.12%) Route 53
2 4 (12.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Internet
2 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) SSL
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 10 (30.30%) Redis
2 10 (30.30%) MongoDB
3 8 (24.24%) SimpleDB
3 8 (24.24%) Couchbase
4 7 (21.21%) MySQL
5 4 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.06%) DB2
7 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Law
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Digital Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Pick Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Real Time Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Automated Test Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Digital Architect
8 1 (3.03%) AWS Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) C Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) POSIX
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
3 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.03%) Django
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 5 (15.15%) Open Source
3 3 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
5 1 (3.03%) EPoS
5 1 (3.03%) GIS
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) Windows
5 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
5 6 (18.18%) TDD
5 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) Kanban
7 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.06%) Release Management
9 2 (6.06%) Service Management
9 2 (6.06%) Network Design
9 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
9 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Python
2 21 (63.64%) Ruby
3 15 (45.45%) PHP
4 14 (42.42%) Bash Shell
5 10 (30.30%) C
6 9 (27.27%) Java
7 8 (24.24%) C#
8 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 2 (6.06%) Perl
10 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
11 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
2 1 (3.03%) XenServer
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Puppet
1 11 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (24.24%) Salt
3 4 (12.12%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.03%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
1 5 (15.15%) jBASE
2 2 (6.06%) Percona
3 1 (3.03%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft