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 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 61 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 15 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.43% 2.17% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.34% 5.35% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 21
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
346 374 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.08% 40.56% 47.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 217 351
Average daily rate £320 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 21 6
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +126.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 19 August 2014, 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 28 (56.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (50.00%) Python
3 23 (46.00%) Java
4 22 (44.00%) Linux
5 19 (38.00%) Web Services
5 19 (38.00%) PHP
5 19 (38.00%) Ruby
5 19 (38.00%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (36.00%) OO
7 12 (24.00%) Finance
7 12 (24.00%) DevOps
8 11 (22.00%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (22.00%) .NET
9 10 (20.00%) TDD
9 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (20.00%) Salt
9 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 10 (20.00%) Puppet
10 9 (18.00%) Perl
10 9 (18.00%) C#
10 9 (18.00%) Client/Server
11 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.00%) Degree
12 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
12 7 (14.00%) Node.js
12 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (14.00%) Internet
12 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
13 6 (12.00%) HTML
13 6 (12.00%) C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 7 (14.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.00%) Internet
3 5 (10.00%) DNS
3 5 (10.00%) SSL
4 4 (8.00%) DVB
4 4 (8.00%) SSH
4 4 (8.00%) VLAN
4 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) SimpleDB
3 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.00%) Redis
3 5 (10.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) Firebug
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.00%) Behat
2 1 (2.00%) JUnit
2 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.00%) JMeter
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
9 4 (8.00%) Tester
10 3 (6.00%) Architect
10 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
11 2 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
11 2 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
11 2 (4.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
11 2 (4.00%) VB6 Developer
11 2 (4.00%) Senior VB Developer
11 2 (4.00%) Senior VB6 Developer
11 2 (4.00%) Non-Functional Tester
11 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) Web Services
2 11 (22.00%) .NET
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 6 (12.00%) XML
3 6 (12.00%) CSS
4 4 (8.00%) jQuery
5 3 (6.00%) Symfony
6 2 (4.00%) WCF
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.00%) J2EE
7 1 (2.00%) MFC
7 1 (2.00%) ODBC
7 1 (2.00%) ActiveX
7 1 (2.00%) J2ME
7 1 (2.00%) ISAPI
7 1 (2.00%) MAPI
7 1 (2.00%) OLE
7 1 (2.00%) OLE DB
7 1 (2.00%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (18.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.00%) IPTV
4 4 (8.00%) MPEG
4 4 (8.00%) Video on Demand
5 2 (4.00%) STB
5 2 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.00%) Handset
6 1 (2.00%) Animation
6 1 (2.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) CentOS
4 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (56.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (36.00%) OO
3 12 (24.00%) DevOps
4 10 (20.00%) TDD
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (10.00%) BDD
7 5 (10.00%) OOP
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.00%) MVC
8 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Test Management
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.00%) Scrum
10 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) Python
2 23 (46.00%) Java
3 19 (38.00%) PHP
3 19 (38.00%) Ruby
4 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (18.00%) Perl
5 9 (18.00%) C#
6 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.00%) C
8 5 (10.00%) SQL
8 5 (10.00%) VB
9 4 (8.00%) Tcl
10 3 (6.00%) PHP5
11 2 (4.00%) VB6
12 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
12 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
12 1 (2.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.00%) ISEB
2 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Puppet
1 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (20.00%) Salt
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Capita
2 3 (6.00%) Google
2 3 (6.00%) Facebook
2 3 (6.00%) Twitter
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Splunk
4 1 (2.00%) Zend
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
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