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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 80 65 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.75% 1.41% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 3.84% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £233 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £294 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
567 417 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.55% 36.84% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 258 300
Average daily rate £325 £314 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 19
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £17.25 £17.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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++
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 28 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 3
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) Linux
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (27.27%) C
5 6 (27.27%) PHP
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
6 5 (22.73%) Python
6 5 (22.73%) Ruby
6 5 (22.73%) Atmel
6 5 (22.73%) Scala
6 5 (22.73%) WPF
7 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
8 3 (13.64%) OOP
8 3 (13.64%) OO
8 3 (13.64%) UNIX
8 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) XHTML
8 3 (13.64%) CSS
8 3 (13.64%) Perl
8 3 (13.64%) Arduino
8 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Animation
8 3 (13.64%) Computer Science

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) WPF Developer
3 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (4.55%) GUI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Firmware Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Hardware Tester
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) WPF
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) XHTML
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) HTML5
2 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScriptMVC
3 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) JSON
3 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
3 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (13.64%) Arduino
2 3 (13.64%) Animation
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) OOP
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.64%) MVVM
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) C
4 6 (27.27%) PHP
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) Ruby
5 5 (22.73%) Scala
6 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Perl
8 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Atmel
2 2 (9.09%) Serena
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Google
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