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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 85 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.13% 1.24% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 3.83% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 8
Median daily rate £400 £364 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +8.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £482 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
707 575 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.03% 32.34% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 355 303
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 14
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.80 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Stockport -6 6 £310 - 6
Salford - 1 £350 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (30.30%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) C
6 8 (24.24%) OO
6 8 (24.24%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) Windows
7 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.18%) C#
8 6 (18.18%) .NET
8 6 (18.18%) Unix
8 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 6 (18.18%) Open Source
8 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
9 5 (15.15%) SOAP
9 5 (15.15%) XML
9 5 (15.15%) OOD
9 5 (15.15%) HTTP
9 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.12%) DNS
10 4 (12.12%) DHCP
10 4 (12.12%) Apache
10 4 (12.12%) HTML
10 4 (12.12%) PHP
10 4 (12.12%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) TDD
10 4 (12.12%) Shell Script

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 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
1 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (9.09%) IMAP
3 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 3 (9.09%) MRTG
3 3 (9.09%) SMTP
4 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.06%) LDAP
4 2 (6.06%) RS-422
5 1 (3.03%) 802.11
5 1 (3.03%) DLNA
5 1 (3.03%) DVB
5 1 (3.03%) IGMP
5 1 (3.03%) IPv4
5 1 (3.03%) IPv6
5 1 (3.03%) PPP
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Power BI
2 1 (3.03%) Redis
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.03%) SQLPlus
2 1 (3.03%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) CRM Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Cryptography Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) DBA
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) SOAP
2 5 (15.15%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) JSON
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (9.09%) HTML5
4 3 (9.09%) REST
4 3 (9.09%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.06%) CSS3
5 2 (6.06%) J2EE
5 2 (6.06%) JDBC
5 2 (6.06%) MEAN Stack
5 2 (6.06%) Qt
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.06%) WCF
5 2 (6.06%) WPF
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Wicket
6 1 (3.03%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) BBC
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Digital TV
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 3 (9.09%) Android
4 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.09%) CentOS
4 3 (9.09%) Debian
4 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (24.24%) OO
4 6 (18.18%) Open Source
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) OOD
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) OOP
7 3 (9.09%) Prototyping
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.06%) BDD
8 2 (6.06%) Computer Vision
8 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.06%) MVVM
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) C
3 8 (24.24%) Python
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) PHP
6 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.12%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.09%) Korn
7 3 (9.09%) Perl
8 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
8 2 (6.06%) Ruby
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.03%) Go
9 1 (3.03%) Lua
9 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Dovecot
1 3 (9.09%) iptables
1 3 (9.09%) KVM
1 3 (9.09%) Sendmail
1 3 (9.09%) Squid
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Ceph
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Cacti
1 3 (9.09%) HAProxy
1 3 (9.09%) Nagios
1 3 (9.09%) OpenNebula
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
1 3 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Twitter
3 1 (3.03%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Conax
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Nagra
3 1 (3.03%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.03%) Serena
3 1 (3.03%) Sun
3 1 (3.03%) Verimatrix
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