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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 69 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs citing C++ 35 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.14% 3.24% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 8.48% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
659 401 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.31% 38.15% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 280 215
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £229 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.88 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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++
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 July 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 July 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 31 (72.09%) Java
2 26 (60.47%) C
3 19 (44.19%) Linux
4 11 (25.58%) EPoS
5 9 (20.93%) UNIX
5 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
6 7 (16.28%) Web Services
6 7 (16.28%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) Python
7 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
8 5 (11.63%) AIX
8 5 (11.63%) C#
8 5 (11.63%) HTML
9 4 (9.30%) DB2
9 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
9 4 (9.30%) .NET
9 4 (9.30%) Retail
9 4 (9.30%) Android
9 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
9 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
9 4 (9.30%) SDLC
10 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (6.98%) Open Source
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.98%) Release Management
10 3 (6.98%) Ruby
10 3 (6.98%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
10 3 (6.98%) TDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) DB2
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) JUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Valgrind
2 1 (2.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.33%) Redmine
General
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 19 (44.19%) C++ Developer
3 13 (30.23%) C Developer
4 10 (23.26%) Java Developer
5 9 (20.93%) Applications Developer
5 9 (20.93%) Java Applications Developer
5 9 (20.93%) C++/Java Developer
5 9 (20.93%) EPoS Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Programmer
8 4 (9.30%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) C Programmer
9 3 (6.98%) C Software Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (6.98%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
10 2 (4.65%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Web Services
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.98%) OpenGL
4 3 (6.98%) Middleware
4 3 (6.98%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) Qt
5 2 (4.65%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) GStreamer
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) WebKit
5 2 (4.65%) QML
5 2 (4.65%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (2.33%) UIKit
6 1 (2.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.33%) STL
6 1 (2.33%) J2EE
6 1 (2.33%) LAMP
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) EPoS
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile Games
3 2 (4.65%) Streaming Video
3 2 (4.65%) STB
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) UNIX
3 5 (11.63%) AIX
4 4 (9.30%) Android
4 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.98%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.33%) HPUX
7 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
2 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) SDLC
4 3 (6.98%) Open Source
4 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.98%) TDD
4 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) Release Management
5 2 (4.65%) OO
5 2 (4.65%) RUP
5 2 (4.65%) OOD
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.65%) Mobile Development
6 1 (2.33%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (2.33%) Server Building
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.33%) Android Development
6 1 (2.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) Java
2 26 (60.47%) C
3 7 (16.28%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Python
5 5 (11.63%) C#
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby
8 2 (4.65%) Lua
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
1 1 (2.33%) Cobbler
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) jBASE
2 2 (4.65%) Google
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Lotus
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