The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank - 39 23
Contract jobs citing C++ 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.26% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.09% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
111 92 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.94% 24.15% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 47 33
Median daily rate £335 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.80 £19.98 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.90% +33.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) IMAP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Cacti
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) IMAP
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) MRTG
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Database Security
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (50.00%) iptables
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) OpenNebula
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware