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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 92 57 32
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -25
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 2.23% 6.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 4.34% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 41
Average daily rate
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£290 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.47%
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
637 599 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.29% 51.28% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 430 193
Average daily rate £344 £320 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% +98.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 5 May 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 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Python
2 14 (53.85%) Ruby
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) DevOps
5 10 (38.46%) UNIX
6 9 (34.62%) C
6 9 (34.62%) C#
6 9 (34.62%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) .NET
7 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (26.92%) Puppet
8 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (26.92%) PHP
8 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
8 7 (26.92%) AIX
9 6 (23.08%) jBASE
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Node.js
9 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
9 6 (23.08%) Redis
10 5 (19.23%) Salt
10 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
10 5 (19.23%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (19.23%) Couchbase
10 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
10 5 (19.23%) Open Source
10 5 (19.23%) SimpleDB
10 5 (19.23%) Client/Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (23.08%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Route 53
2 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Redis
1 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 5 (19.23%) Couchbase
2 5 (19.23%) SimpleDB
3 4 (15.38%) DB2
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (15.38%) Law
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) C++ Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Digital Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Pick Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.85%) C Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) STL
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Remoting
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
4 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.85%) Django
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
1 5 (19.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Social Media
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) EPoS
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) UNIX
3 7 (26.92%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) DevOps
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) RUP
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) People Management
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Android Development
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Python
1 14 (53.85%) Ruby
2 9 (34.62%) C
2 9 (34.62%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) Bash Shell
4 7 (26.92%) PHP
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Xen
1 1 (3.85%) XenServer
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
1 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (19.23%) Salt
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) jBASE
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (3.85%) Percona
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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