The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 155 154 142
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.24% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.25% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £363 £320 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -18.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £288 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £424 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
C++ Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3008 3931 3083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.50% 93.89% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1973 2365 1804
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 187 178
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Manchester -3 2 £363 +13.28% 3
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Node.js
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) MISRA
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Effects
5 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Game Development
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
5 1 (14.29%) Lua
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
5 1 (14.29%) DirectX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) DirectX
2 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
2 1 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Game Development
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Lua
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) MISRA