The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
North West / Manchester
Rank - 101 88
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.38% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £475 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +80.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+1.67% +0.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1338 1831 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.97% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 1049 801
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 58 71
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Manchester region.

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

C++ Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Manchester region.

C++ Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, C++ Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Firmware
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter