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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 62 55 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing C++ 46 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.53% 2.26% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.42% 6.05% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 6
Average daily rate £389 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £263 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £48.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +32.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
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
717 529 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.48% 37.31% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 360 295
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 £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £19.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oldham - 6 £304 - 2
Salford - 3 £425 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 40 (43.96%) Software Engineering
2 39 (42.86%) C
3 28 (30.77%) Linux
4 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (27.47%) TDD
5 25 (27.47%) OO
6 24 (26.37%) Python
6 24 (26.37%) Java
6 24 (26.37%) Security Cleared
7 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
7 23 (25.27%) Windows
8 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
9 20 (21.98%) C#
10 19 (20.88%) HTML
11 18 (19.78%) SOAP
11 18 (19.78%) JSON
12 17 (18.68%) OOP
13 16 (17.58%) XML
13 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
14 15 (16.48%) DV Cleared
14 15 (16.48%) System Testing
14 15 (16.48%) Degree
14 15 (16.48%) Computer Forensics
15 13 (14.29%) Information Security
15 13 (14.29%) Bluetooth
15 13 (14.29%) Red Hat
15 13 (14.29%) CentOS
16 12 (13.19%) SQL
16 12 (13.19%) .NET
17 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.40%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.30%) Apache
2 3 (3.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.10%) Node.js
3 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.89%) Modbus
4 5 (5.49%) HTTP
5 4 (4.40%) MRTG
6 3 (3.30%) DHCP
6 3 (3.30%) DNS
6 3 (3.30%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.30%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.30%) IMAP
6 3 (3.30%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.30%) RS-422
6 3 (3.30%) SMTP
7 1 (1.10%) DVB
7 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.99%) Subversion
2 10 (10.99%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.89%) CppUnit
4 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.30%) GDB
6 2 (2.20%) JIRA
7 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.10%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.10%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 10 (10.99%) Games
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Automotive
4 4 (4.40%) Retail
5 3 (3.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (61.54%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) Software Developer
3 17 (18.68%) Software Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 12 (13.19%) C++ Developer
5 12 (13.19%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.59%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Python Software Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Automotive Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.88%) HTML
2 18 (19.78%) JSON
2 18 (19.78%) SOAP
3 16 (17.58%) XML
4 12 (13.19%) .NET
5 11 (12.09%) HTML5
6 9 (9.89%) .NET Framework
6 9 (9.89%) WCF
6 9 (9.89%) Web Services
6 9 (9.89%) WebSockets
7 8 (8.79%) AngularJS
7 8 (8.79%) jQuery
7 8 (8.79%) WSDL
8 7 (7.69%) Java EE
9 6 (6.59%) CSS
10 3 (3.30%) Django
11 2 (2.20%) Qt
11 2 (2.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 2 (2.20%) WinForms
11 2 (2.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) CCTV
1 9 (9.89%) SCADA
2 6 (6.59%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.59%) User Experience
3 3 (3.30%) PMI
4 2 (2.20%) DTV
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.10%) IPTV
5 1 (1.10%) MPEG
5 1 (1.10%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.10%) STB
5 1 (1.10%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.77%) Linux
2 23 (25.27%) Windows
3 13 (14.29%) CentOS
4 10 (10.99%) Mac OS
5 7 (7.69%) AIX
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.59%) Android
6 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.40%) Debian
7 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.40%) Unix
8 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.10%) pSOS
8 1 (1.10%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.10%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) Software Engineering
2 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.47%) OO
3 25 (27.47%) TDD
4 17 (18.68%) OOP
5 15 (16.48%) Computer Forensics
5 15 (16.48%) System Testing
6 13 (14.29%) Information Security
7 11 (12.09%) BDD
8 10 (10.99%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.89%) Software Testing
10 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.59%) Automated Testing
11 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.59%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.59%) SDLC
11 6 (6.59%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.59%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.49%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) C
2 24 (26.37%) Java
2 24 (26.37%) Python
3 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.98%) C#
5 12 (13.19%) SQL
6 10 (10.99%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.49%) PHP
8 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.40%) Korn
8 4 (4.40%) Perl
8 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.40%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.10%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.10%) Lua
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
9 1 (1.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.58%) SC Cleared
3 15 (16.48%) Degree
3 15 (16.48%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) KVM
1 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) Dovecot
2 3 (3.30%) iptables
2 3 (3.30%) Sendmail
2 3 (3.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Cacti
1 4 (4.40%) Nagios
1 4 (4.40%) OpenNebula
1 4 (4.40%) Puppet
2 3 (3.30%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.40%) VMware
3 3 (3.30%) Serena
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle
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