The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 140 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.067% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.071% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£325 £540 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.81% +72.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £51.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +16.57%
C++ Developer
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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
3442 2807 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.38% 93.60% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1998 1514 1101
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 163 174
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 3 £345 - 2
Cheshire -3 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
5 2 (25.00%) GSM
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Memory Management
5 2 (25.00%) Analytics
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Doxygen
6 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (12.50%) Renesas
6 1 (12.50%) Akka
6 1 (12.50%) Android Development
6 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
6 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (12.50%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (12.50%) BeagleBone
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
6 1 (12.50%) ATDD

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (25.00%) GSM
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GoogleTest
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) Google Maps API
1 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
1 1 (12.50%) Akka
1 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Raspberry Pi
1 1 (12.50%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
2 1 (12.50%) ThreadX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) ATDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter
2 1 (12.50%) Renesas
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
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