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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 70 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.88% 0.35% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.48% 1.04% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
444 385 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.46% 34.16% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 217 285
Average daily rate £325 £310 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 42
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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++
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 July 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 25 July 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
Stockport - 3 £320 - 3
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Ruby
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) WPF
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) C
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) Scala
7 3 (16.67%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) MVVM
7 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
8 2 (11.11%) Puppet
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.11%) Ethernet

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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%) Internet
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 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) WPF Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VB Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior VB Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) WPF
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) MHEG
3 1 (5.56%) New Media
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) EMV
3 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.56%) Chip Card
3 1 (5.56%) BBC
3 1 (5.56%) Interactive TV
3 1 (5.56%) IPTV
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
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 6 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 3 (16.67%) MVVM
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Ruby
7 3 (16.67%) Scala
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) C
8 2 (11.11%) VB
8 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.11%) VB6
9 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Serena
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) OpenTV
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