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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 100 88 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.49% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.49% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Median daily rate £400 £288 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -10.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%
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
643 537 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.55% 33.05% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 355 263
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 £286 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 15
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Salford - 2 £375 - 3
Bolton - 1 - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) C
3 12 (38.71%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (32.26%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) Python
5 10 (32.26%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
6 9 (29.03%) Open Source
6 9 (29.03%) HTML5
7 8 (25.81%) JSON
7 8 (25.81%) OO
7 8 (25.81%) SOAP
7 8 (25.81%) XML
7 8 (25.81%) CSS
8 7 (22.58%) C#
8 7 (22.58%) Linux
8 7 (22.58%) HTTP
8 7 (22.58%) CSS3
9 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
9 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) OOP
9 6 (19.35%) PHP
9 6 (19.35%) SQL
9 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 6 (19.35%) Degree
9 6 (19.35%) MVC
10 5 (16.13%) Oracle
10 5 (16.13%) Apache

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 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) OpenStack
3 3 (9.68%) SAS
4 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) MRTG
3 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
3 3 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (9.68%) IMAP
3 3 (9.68%) iSCSI
3 3 (9.68%) RS-422
3 3 (9.68%) SMTP
4 1 (3.23%) 802.11
4 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.23%) DVB
4 1 (3.23%) IGMP
4 1 (3.23%) IPv4
4 1 (3.23%) IPv6
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) PPP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Redis
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) Grunt
2 3 (9.68%) gulp
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Angular Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Application Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (9.68%) HTML Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Android Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) CRM Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) HTML5
3 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) JSON
3 8 (25.81%) SOAP
3 8 (25.81%) XML
4 7 (22.58%) CSS3
5 6 (19.35%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.90%) J2EE
7 4 (12.90%) JDBC
7 4 (12.90%) REST
7 4 (12.90%) WCF
8 3 (9.68%) MEAN Stack
8 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
9 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
9 2 (6.45%) Meteor
9 2 (6.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Digital TV
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) CentOS
2 4 (12.90%) Debian
2 4 (12.90%) Ubuntu
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.68%) Mac OS
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) Open Source
3 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.81%) OO
5 6 (19.35%) MVC
5 6 (19.35%) OOP
5 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
7 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 4 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (12.90%) Use Case
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) SDLC
8 3 (9.68%) UML
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (32.26%) Python
5 7 (22.58%) C#
6 6 (19.35%) PHP
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) Go
8 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
8 4 (12.90%) Korn
8 4 (12.90%) Perl
8 4 (12.90%) Ruby
8 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
10 1 (3.23%) COBOL
10 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
10 1 (3.23%) Lua
10 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) PhD
4 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) KVM
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Dovecot
2 3 (9.68%) iptables
2 3 (9.68%) Sendmail
2 3 (9.68%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Cacti
1 4 (12.90%) Nagios
1 4 (12.90%) OpenNebula
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Serena
5 1 (3.23%) CA
5 1 (3.23%) Conax
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Nagra
5 1 (3.23%) Verimatrix