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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 66 64 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing C++ 29 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.95% 1.76% 3.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 4.15% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 30
Average daily rate £540 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £694 £700 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
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
610 482 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.05% 42.32% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 347 305
Average daily rate £425 £355 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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 52 (67.53%) Python
2 45 (58.44%) Java
3 44 (57.14%) C#
3 44 (57.14%) .NET
4 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (48.05%) Ruby
6 33 (42.86%) HTML
7 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
8 25 (32.47%) CSS
9 19 (24.68%) Linux
10 17 (22.08%) SQL
11 15 (19.48%) Front End Development
12 14 (18.18%) Unix
13 13 (16.88%) Mac OS X
13 13 (16.88%) Project Management
13 13 (16.88%) Mustache
13 13 (16.88%) Sass
13 13 (16.88%) AngularJS
14 11 (14.29%) Internet
14 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 11 (14.29%) XHTML
14 11 (14.29%) C
15 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
15 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (11.69%) User Experience
16 9 (11.69%) Performance Analysis
16 9 (11.69%) Disclosure Scotland
16 9 (11.69%) Firebug
16 9 (11.69%) HTML5
16 9 (11.69%) NoSQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (11.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Office 365
2 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Internet
2 8 (10.39%) Skype
3 5 (6.49%) HTTP
4 3 (3.90%) Bluetooth
5 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.60%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Firebug
2 7 (9.09%) ERwin
3 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.90%) Subversion
4 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Law
3 2 (2.60%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (66.23%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) C++ Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (16.88%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Applications Developer
6 9 (11.69%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.69%) Digital Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Architect
7 8 (10.39%) C++/Java Developer
8 7 (9.09%) C Developer
8 7 (9.09%) C/C++ Developer
8 7 (9.09%) C++ Applications Developer
8 7 (9.09%) EPoS Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
9 5 (6.49%) ETL Tester
9 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
9 5 (6.49%) Tester
10 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.19%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.14%) .NET
2 33 (42.86%) HTML
3 25 (32.47%) CSS
4 13 (16.88%) AngularJS
4 13 (16.88%) Mustache
4 13 (16.88%) Sass
5 11 (14.29%) XHTML
6 9 (11.69%) CSS3
6 9 (11.69%) HTML5
7 4 (5.19%) Servlets
8 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.90%) jQuery
9 2 (2.60%) COM+
9 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.30%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.30%) DirectX
10 1 (1.30%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.30%) WinForms
10 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) User Experience
3 7 (9.09%) EPoS
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Linux
2 14 (18.18%) Unix
3 13 (16.88%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.49%) Windows
5 4 (5.19%) Android
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) Front End Development
3 13 (16.88%) Project Management
4 9 (11.69%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (10.39%) Migration
5 8 (10.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (10.39%) Web Design
6 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 7 (9.09%) ETL
6 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 6 (7.79%) Data Security
7 6 (7.79%) Open Source
7 6 (7.79%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (6.49%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.49%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.49%) TDD
9 4 (5.19%) Android Development
9 4 (5.19%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 52 (67.53%) Python
2 45 (58.44%) Java
3 44 (57.14%) C#
4 37 (48.05%) Ruby
5 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
6 17 (22.08%) SQL
7 11 (14.29%) C
8 7 (9.09%) PL/SQL
9 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
10 5 (6.49%) VB
11 1 (1.30%) Delphi
11 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) APMP
1 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) Informatica
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