The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 84 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.26% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.42% 0.85% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £345 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +7.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -0.63%
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
538 468 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.63% 30.87% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 285 259
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Median hourly rate £28.50 £17.25 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -53.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.75 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £36.25 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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++
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £450 - 1
Salford - 1 £400 - 4
Stockport - 1 - - 2
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for C++.

1 26 (48.15%) C
2 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (35.19%) OO
5 18 (33.33%) TDD
6 16 (29.63%) XML
6 16 (29.63%) JSON
6 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
7 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 15 (27.78%) Java
7 15 (27.78%) Python
8 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
8 13 (24.07%) C#
8 13 (24.07%) SOAP
8 13 (24.07%) OOP
9 12 (22.22%) HTML
9 12 (22.22%) Degree
10 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
10 11 (20.37%) HTML5
10 11 (20.37%) Linux
11 10 (18.52%) .NET
12 9 (16.67%) System Testing
12 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 9 (16.67%) WCF
13 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
13 8 (14.81%) Open Source
13 8 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
13 8 (14.81%) Information Security
13 8 (14.81%) Computer Forensics

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.56%) SAS
4 2 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) Node.js
4 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) Bluetooth
2 7 (12.96%) HTTP
3 5 (9.26%) Ethernet
3 5 (9.26%) RS-422
4 4 (7.41%) MRTG
5 3 (5.56%) DHCP
5 3 (5.56%) DNS
5 3 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.56%) IMAP
5 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.56%) SMTP
6 1 (1.85%) DVB
6 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.70%) Redis
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 3 (5.56%) Grunt
4 3 (5.56%) gulp
5 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.85%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 5 (9.26%) Banking
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.96%) C Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) C++ Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Embedded Software Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Graduate
9 3 (5.56%) HTML Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Junior
9 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) JSON
1 16 (29.63%) XML
2 13 (24.07%) SOAP
3 12 (22.22%) HTML
4 11 (20.37%) HTML5
5 10 (18.52%) .NET
6 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 9 (16.67%) WCF
7 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.96%) CSS
7 7 (12.96%) CSS3
8 6 (11.11%) Web Services
9 4 (7.41%) J2EE
9 4 (7.41%) JDBC
9 4 (7.41%) REST
10 3 (5.56%) Java EE
10 3 (5.56%) jQuery
10 3 (5.56%) MEAN Stack
10 3 (5.56%) Spring
11 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) User Experience
3 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.56%) PMI
4 2 (3.70%) DTV
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.85%) IPTV
5 1 (1.85%) MPEG
5 1 (1.85%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.85%) STB
5 1 (1.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 6 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 4 (7.41%) CentOS
4 4 (7.41%) Debian
4 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.56%) AIX
5 3 (5.56%) Unix
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.70%) Android
6 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.85%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) OO
4 18 (33.33%) TDD
5 13 (24.07%) OOP
6 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
7 9 (16.67%) System Testing
8 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
8 8 (14.81%) Computer Forensics
8 8 (14.81%) Information Security
8 8 (14.81%) Open Source
8 8 (14.81%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (12.96%) Use Case
10 5 (9.26%) BDD
10 5 (9.26%) MVC
10 5 (9.26%) SDLC
11 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.41%) DevOps
11 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
11 4 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) C
2 15 (27.78%) Java
2 15 (27.78%) Python
3 13 (24.07%) C#
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) Go
6 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.41%) Korn
6 4 (7.41%) Perl
6 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.41%) SQL
7 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.56%) Ruby
8 2 (3.70%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.85%) COBOL
9 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 12 (22.22%) Degree
4 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.70%) PhD
7 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) KVM
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) Dovecot
2 3 (5.56%) iptables
2 3 (5.56%) Sendmail
2 3 (5.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Cacti
1 4 (7.41%) Nagios
1 4 (7.41%) OpenNebula
1 4 (7.41%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.41%) Serena
2 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft