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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 75 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.84% 0.66% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 1.86% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £273 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.43% -12.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
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
470 429 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.96% 35.57% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 255 306
Average daily rate £325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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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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
Stockport - 3 £320 - 2
Bolton - 2 - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (61.11%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) Scala
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 4 (22.22%) WPF
8 3 (16.67%) HTML5
8 3 (16.67%) MVVM
8 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) Animation
8 3 (16.67%) Open Source
8 3 (16.67%) Ruby
8 3 (16.67%) C
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) PHP
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) XHTML
8 3 (16.67%) CSS
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) OOP
9 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 2 (11.11%) Ethernet

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) WPF Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VB Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior VB Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) WPF
2 3 (16.67%) XHTML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScriptMVC
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Animation
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) EMV
3 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.56%) Chip Card
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) MVVM
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) Scala
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) Ruby
7 3 (16.67%) C
8 2 (11.11%) VB6
8 2 (11.11%) VB
9 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Serena
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft