The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 73 56 69
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.56% 1.85% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 5.17% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
533 348 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.64% 35.69% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 174 295
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £354 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 32
Average hourly rate £37.49 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.17 £15.09 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £136.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
C++
North West

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++
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Salford +1 2 £325 -7.14% 3
Stockport -4 1 £388 +25.00%
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 12 (70.59%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) Games
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
6 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Interactive TV
7 3 (17.65%) WPF
7 3 (17.65%) MHEG
7 3 (17.65%) New Media
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) Internet
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) OOP
7 3 (17.65%) OOD
7 3 (17.65%) ActionScript
7 3 (17.65%) Ruby
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) IPTV
7 3 (17.65%) OpenTV

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Delphi Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) WPF
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (11.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
7 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
7 1 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Flash
7 1 (5.88%) J2EE
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Interactive TV
2 3 (17.65%) MHEG
2 3 (17.65%) New Media
2 3 (17.65%) IPTV
3 2 (11.76%) BBC
3 2 (11.76%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.88%) Chip Card
4 1 (5.88%) EMV
4 1 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Windows CE
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) TDD
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (17.65%) OOP
3 3 (17.65%) OOD
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 3 (17.65%) ActionScript
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.76%) C
6 1 (5.88%) Delphi
6 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CEH
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) OpenTV
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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