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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
North West / Manchester
Rank 72 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 18 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.34% 2.37% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 6.07% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 23
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £291 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £48.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +12.82%

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
578 692 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.10% 39.05% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 418 367
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Salford -9 5 £350 -17.64% 2
Stockport - 1 - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 16 (42.11%) C#
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) CRM
3 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 14 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (34.21%) Migration
5 12 (31.58%) Java
5 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 11 (28.95%) Windows
7 9 (23.68%) Python
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.05%) Linux
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) Node.js
9 7 (18.42%) TDD
10 6 (15.79%) Games
10 6 (15.79%) Replication
10 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
10 6 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (13.16%) HTML
11 5 (13.16%) Unix
11 5 (13.16%) Scrum
11 5 (13.16%) Document Management
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012

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 6 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Jetty
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) DHCP
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) 802.11
4 1 (2.63%) DLNA
4 1 (2.63%) DVB
4 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) IGMP
4 1 (2.63%) IMAP
4 1 (2.63%) IPv4
4 1 (2.63%) IPv6
4 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.63%) MRTG
4 1 (2.63%) PPP
4 1 (2.63%) SMTP
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.63%) Impala
4 1 (2.63%) MS Access
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.63%) Redis
4 1 (2.63%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.63%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.63%) JMeter
3 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (15.79%) Games
1 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) CRM Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 6 (15.79%) DBA
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Android Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) Node.js
3 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 3 (7.89%) CSS
4 3 (7.89%) Express
4 3 (7.89%) OpenGL
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) DirectX
5 2 (5.26%) HTML5
5 2 (5.26%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) React
5 2 (5.26%) REST
5 2 (5.26%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (5.26%) WPF
6 1 (2.63%) CryEngine
6 1 (2.63%) J2EE
6 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.63%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Replication
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) Interactive TV
3 3 (7.89%) MHEG
4 2 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (5.26%) IPTV
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Digital TV
5 1 (2.63%) New Media
5 1 (2.63%) Robotics
5 1 (2.63%) STB
5 1 (2.63%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Debian
4 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.63%) HPUX
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) CRM
1 14 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 13 (34.21%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) Document Management
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) BDD
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) OOP
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) DevOps
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Open Source
7 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Android Development
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.26%) Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) Java
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) Python
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby
5 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.89%) ActionScript
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.89%) C
6 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) Lua
7 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.26%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) Korn
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
8 1 (2.63%) VBScript
8 1 (2.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) DBS Check
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Dovecot
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
1 1 (2.63%) iptables
1 1 (2.63%) KVM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.63%) Sendmail
1 1 (2.63%) Squid
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) Cacti
4 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) OpenNebula
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) OpenTV
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.63%) CA
4 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.63%) Conax
4 1 (2.63%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Nagra
4 1 (2.63%) Northgate
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Sun
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter
4 1 (2.63%) Verimatrix
4 1 (2.63%) VMware