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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 88 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.14% 0.49% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 1.56% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Median daily rate £430 £365 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.80% +13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £333 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -1.26%
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
557 513 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.21% 31.15% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 307 296
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 £293 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -49.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £14.85 £16.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Bolton - 2 £450 - 2
Salford - 2 £413 -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 36 (50.00%) C
2 32 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (36.11%) OO
5 25 (34.72%) TDD
6 23 (31.94%) XML
6 23 (31.94%) JSON
7 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 21 (29.17%) Python
8 20 (27.78%) OOP
8 20 (27.78%) C#
9 19 (26.39%) Java
9 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
10 18 (25.00%) Degree
11 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
11 17 (23.61%) SOAP
12 16 (22.22%) HTML
12 16 (22.22%) .NET
13 14 (19.44%) Linux
13 14 (19.44%) HTML5
14 13 (18.06%) System Testing
14 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
14 13 (18.06%) WCF
14 13 (18.06%) Unit Testing
14 13 (18.06%) Windows
14 13 (18.06%) Computer Forensics
15 12 (16.67%) Information Security
15 12 (16.67%) Bluetooth
15 12 (16.67%) DV Cleared
16 11 (15.28%) Computer Science

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 (6.94%) Apache
2 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.17%) SAS
4 2 (2.78%) JBoss
4 2 (2.78%) Node.js
4 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) Bluetooth
2 7 (9.72%) HTTP
3 5 (6.94%) Ethernet
3 5 (6.94%) RS-422
4 4 (5.56%) MRTG
5 3 (4.17%) DHCP
5 3 (4.17%) DNS
5 3 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (4.17%) IMAP
5 3 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 3 (4.17%) SMTP
6 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.39%) DVB
7 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.78%) Redis
3 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.72%) Subversion
3 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.17%) Grunt
4 3 (4.17%) gulp
5 2 (2.78%) GDB
5 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.39%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.39%) Selenium
General
1 8 (11.11%) Banking
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Games
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (63.89%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) C# Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Software Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.72%) C Software Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Angular Developer
8 4 (5.56%) C++ Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Graduate
9 3 (4.17%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.94%) JSON
1 23 (31.94%) XML
2 17 (23.61%) SOAP
3 16 (22.22%) .NET
3 16 (22.22%) HTML
4 14 (19.44%) HTML5
5 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
5 13 (18.06%) WCF
6 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
7 9 (12.50%) Web Services
8 8 (11.11%) CSS
9 7 (9.72%) CSS3
10 6 (8.33%) Java EE
10 6 (8.33%) jQuery
11 5 (6.94%) WSDL
12 4 (5.56%) J2EE
12 4 (5.56%) JDBC
12 4 (5.56%) REST
13 3 (4.17%) MEAN Stack
13 3 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.94%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.56%) User Experience
4 3 (4.17%) PMI
5 2 (2.78%) DTV
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.39%) IPTV
6 1 (1.39%) MPEG
6 1 (1.39%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.39%) STB
6 1 (1.39%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Linux
2 13 (18.06%) Windows
3 9 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 6 (8.33%) AIX
4 6 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.56%) Android
5 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.56%) CentOS
5 4 (5.56%) Debian
5 4 (5.56%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.17%) Unix
7 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.39%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.11%) OO
4 25 (34.72%) TDD
5 20 (27.78%) OOP
6 13 (18.06%) Computer Forensics
6 13 (18.06%) System Testing
6 13 (18.06%) Unit Testing
7 12 (16.67%) Information Security
8 10 (13.89%) Automated Testing
8 10 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (12.50%) Use Case
10 8 (11.11%) BDD
10 8 (11.11%) Open Source
10 8 (11.11%) SDLC
11 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
12 5 (6.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (50.00%) C
2 21 (29.17%) Python
3 20 (27.78%) C#
4 19 (26.39%) Java
4 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.33%) Objective-C
5 6 (8.33%) PHP
6 5 (6.94%) Go
6 5 (6.94%) SQL
7 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.56%) Korn
7 4 (5.56%) Perl
7 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.17%) Ruby
9 2 (2.78%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.39%) COBOL
10 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.39%) Lua
10 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.00%) Degree
3 17 (23.61%) SC Cleared
4 12 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.78%) PhD
7 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) KVM
1 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) Dovecot
2 3 (4.17%) iptables
2 3 (4.17%) Sendmail
2 3 (4.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Cacti
1 4 (5.56%) Nagios
1 4 (5.56%) OpenNebula
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
2 3 (4.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle
2 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.56%) Serena
2 4 (5.56%) VMware
3 3 (4.17%) Google
4 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft