The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 38 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% - 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.34 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.50% 18.45% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 32 33
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Merseyside region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Merseyside region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

C++
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago