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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 64 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 41 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.45% 0.99% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 2.99% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
695 334 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.57% 33.04% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 219 223
Average daily rate £363 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £469 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 39 (68.42%) Java
2 26 (45.61%) C
3 22 (38.60%) Linux
4 19 (33.33%) SQL
5 13 (22.81%) Python
6 12 (21.05%) EPoS
6 12 (21.05%) HTML
6 12 (21.05%) UNIX
7 11 (19.30%) C#
7 11 (19.30%) .NET
7 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
8 10 (17.54%) Ruby
8 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
9 9 (15.79%) CSS
10 8 (14.04%) PL/SQL
10 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
10 8 (14.04%) ETL
10 8 (14.04%) ERwin
10 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
11 7 (12.28%) Data Security
11 7 (12.28%) XHTML
11 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
11 7 (12.28%) Oracle
11 7 (12.28%) Web Services
12 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
13 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
13 5 (8.77%) Informatica
13 5 (8.77%) Internet
13 5 (8.77%) Mac OS X

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) Node.js
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) ERwin
2 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) JUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.75%) Valgrind
4 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.75%) Redmine
General
1 4 (7.02%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) C++ Developer
3 14 (24.56%) C Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 11 (19.30%) Applications Developer
5 11 (19.30%) Java Applications Developer
5 11 (19.30%) C++/Java Developer
5 11 (19.30%) EPoS Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Tester
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Programmer
8 4 (7.02%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) C Programmer
9 3 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) HTML
2 11 (19.30%) .NET
3 9 (15.79%) CSS
4 7 (12.28%) Web Services
4 7 (12.28%) XHTML
5 3 (5.26%) OpenGL
5 3 (5.26%) Middleware
5 3 (5.26%) XML
5 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.51%) HTML5
6 2 (3.51%) GStreamer
6 2 (3.51%) WebKit
6 2 (3.51%) QML
6 2 (3.51%) OpenGL ES
6 2 (3.51%) Qt
7 1 (1.75%) RESTful
7 1 (1.75%) XSLT
7 1 (1.75%) STL
7 1 (1.75%) J2EE
7 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) EPoS
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile Games
4 2 (3.51%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.51%) STB
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) DTV
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) UNIX
3 5 (8.77%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.02%) Android
4 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.26%) AIX
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.75%) HPUX
7 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Software Engineering
2 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
2 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
2 8 (14.04%) ETL
3 7 (12.28%) Data Security
4 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.77%) TDD
5 4 (7.02%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (5.26%) Open Source
6 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.26%) SDLC
7 2 (3.51%) Web Design
7 2 (3.51%) Mobile Development
7 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.51%) Release Management
7 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) BDD
7 2 (3.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (68.42%) Java
2 26 (45.61%) C
3 19 (33.33%) SQL
4 13 (22.81%) Python
5 11 (19.30%) C#
6 10 (17.54%) Ruby
7 8 (14.04%) PL/SQL
8 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
9 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.02%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.51%) Lua
11 2 (3.51%) PHP
11 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.75%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Informatica
4 2 (3.51%) Google
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) jBASE
5 1 (1.75%) Lotus
5 1 (1.75%) HP