The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Rank 76 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.83% 2.63% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 6.57% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 9
Median daily rate £350 £538 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +65.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £405 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £668 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £355 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.84 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +7.08%

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
524 578 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.43% 40.03% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 384 338
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for C++.

1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) C
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) MySQL
4 7 (31.82%) Python
4 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 5 (22.73%) Ruby
6 5 (22.73%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Degree
6 5 (22.73%) Kanban
6 5 (22.73%) Android
6 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
6 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
6 5 (22.73%) CSS
6 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 5 (22.73%) PHP
6 5 (22.73%) C#
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) LAMP
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) Scala
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.64%) JIRA
8 3 (13.64%) FitNesse
8 3 (13.64%) Multithreading

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
1 3 (13.64%) SMTP
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
3 3 (13.64%) HBase
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.55%) Big Data
5 1 (4.55%) Mahout
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) Redis
5 1 (4.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Android Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) FitNesse
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Robot Framework
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Grunt
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
2 3 (13.64%) C++ Programmer
2 3 (13.64%) Delphi Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Programmer
2 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Data Scientist
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) LAMP
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) Ajax
3 3 (13.64%) ebXML
3 3 (13.64%) REST
3 3 (13.64%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) CSS3
4 2 (9.09%) ELK Stack
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Smartcard
2 3 (13.64%) Telematics
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) Neural Network
3 2 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Physics
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Android
3 5 (22.73%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Unix
5 2 (9.09%) Windows CE
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.55%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Kanban
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Concurrent Programming
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
4 3 (13.64%) OOP
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) C
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) Python
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) PHP
5 5 (22.73%) Ruby
6 4 (18.18%) Scala
7 3 (13.64%) Delphi
8 2 (9.09%) Go
8 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
8 2 (9.09%) R
8 2 (9.09%) XPath
8 2 (9.09%) XQuery
9 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
9 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCSE
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) RHCE
3 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) HL7
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) HDFS
2 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Salt
1 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) New Relic
3 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 2 (9.09%) SaltStack
3 2 (9.09%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) VMware