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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
England / North West
Rank - 144 145
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £380 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.39%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £44.10 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.56% +10.25%

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
2459 3632 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.80% 94.95% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2157 1741
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 195 203
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Effects
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Lua
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (33.33%) DirectX
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) DirectX
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Lua
3 1 (33.33%) Python