The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 86 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.48% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 1.35% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£345 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £320 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £374 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.33%
C++
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
463 443 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.76% 35.30% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 258 171
Average daily rate £350 £330 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +13.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £19.30 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.50 £131.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Python
3 16 (43.24%) OO
4 14 (37.84%) C
5 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (32.43%) SQL
5 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
6 11 (29.73%) Qt
6 11 (29.73%) Django
6 11 (29.73%) Celery
7 10 (27.03%) UNIX
8 9 (24.32%) CSS
8 9 (24.32%) HTML
8 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
9 8 (21.62%) Bluetooth
9 8 (21.62%) GSM
10 7 (18.92%) HTTP
10 7 (18.92%) .NET
10 7 (18.92%) Doxygen
10 7 (18.92%) Google
10 7 (18.92%) Software Packaging
10 7 (18.92%) GoogleTest
11 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
11 6 (16.22%) Raspberry Pi
11 6 (16.22%) Big Data
11 6 (16.22%) Ruby
11 6 (16.22%) Java
12 5 (13.51%) Web Services
12 5 (13.51%) BeagleBone

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (5.41%) Node.js
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Bluetooth
1 8 (21.62%) GSM
2 7 (18.92%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) ATM
3 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Hadoop
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) Redis
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) GoogleTest
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Python Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Django Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Python/Django Developer
5 6 (16.22%) C++ Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Software Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Python Web Developer
8 3 (8.11%) C Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Big Data Architect
9 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
10 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.70%) C++ Software Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Qt
1 11 (29.73%) Django
1 11 (29.73%) Celery
2 9 (24.32%) CSS
2 9 (24.32%) HTML
3 7 (18.92%) .NET
3 7 (18.92%) Software Packaging
4 5 (13.51%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE
6 1 (2.70%) WCF
6 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) Akka
6 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Raspberry Pi
2 5 (13.51%) BeagleBone
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.70%) DTV
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.70%) Arduino
4 1 (2.70%) Online Games
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) OO
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) Open Source
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) OOD
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.70%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.70%) AOP
7 1 (2.70%) OOP
7 1 (2.70%) ERP
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) ATDD
7 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Python
2 14 (37.84%) C
3 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Ruby
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) Embedded C++
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.41%) C#
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) Serena
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Atmel
2 1 (2.70%) Twitter
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