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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 80 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.66% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 1.86% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
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 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
505 431 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.08% 35.47% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 271 312
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £19.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 - 3
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) Java
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%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) Animation
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
8 3 (16.67%) Open Source
8 3 (16.67%) HTML5
8 3 (16.67%) MVVM
8 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
9 2 (11.11%) RESTful

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VB Developer
4 2 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior VB Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) WPF
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) XHTML
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScriptMVC
3 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Animation
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) EMV
3 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.56%) Chip Card
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) OOP
5 3 (16.67%) MVVM
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 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%) Ruby
7 3 (16.67%) C
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) Python
8 2 (11.11%) VB
8 2 (11.11%) VB6
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