The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 120 112 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -49
Contract jobs citing C++ 33 21 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.68% 2.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 2.15% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 27
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £140 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.80%
C++
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1244 978 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.08% 31.90% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 551 381
Average daily rate £365 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 39
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.39 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +24.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.55 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

C++
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++ across the North West region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the North West

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

C++
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++ across the North West region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

C++
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++ within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +2 18 £391 +179.46% 12
Manchester -3 12 £370 -6.03% 30
Merseyside -16 2 £235 -41.25% 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 35 (46.67%) JavaScript
1 35 (46.67%) Linux
2 31 (41.33%) C
3 30 (40.00%) OO
3 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (38.67%) Java
5 28 (37.33%) HTML
6 26 (34.67%) Git (software)
7 25 (33.33%) Python
8 24 (32.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (22.67%) UNIX
10 16 (21.33%) SQL
10 16 (21.33%) TDD
10 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (20.00%) Waterfall
12 14 (18.67%) Web Services
13 13 (17.33%) Banking
14 12 (16.00%) .NET
14 12 (16.00%) Qt
15 11 (14.67%) Django
15 11 (14.67%) Celery
15 11 (14.67%) Windows
15 11 (14.67%) Finance
16 10 (13.33%) CSS
16 10 (13.33%) J2EE
16 10 (13.33%) ATM
16 10 (13.33%) Degree
16 10 (13.33%) Ruby
17 9 (12.00%) OOP
17 9 (12.00%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.00%) Node.js
2 2 (2.67%) JBoss
2 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.33%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.33%) ENOVIA
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.33%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) ATM
2 8 (10.67%) Bluetooth
2 8 (10.67%) GSM
2 8 (10.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) Wireless
3 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.00%) Big Data
3 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.33%) Redis
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.67%) MySQL
7 1 (1.33%) DB2
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (34.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) Subversion
3 7 (9.33%) GoogleTest
4 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.00%) JIRA
6 2 (2.67%) Selenium
6 2 (2.67%) Maven
6 2 (2.67%) FishEye
6 2 (2.67%) Gradle
6 2 (2.67%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.33%) Hudson
7 1 (1.33%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 13 (17.33%) Banking
2 11 (14.67%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.33%) Military
5 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.33%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Software Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 9 (12.00%) C++ Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Django Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Architect
6 5 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Python Web Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Software Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) C Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Firmware Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Data Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.67%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) HTML
2 14 (18.67%) Web Services
3 12 (16.00%) .NET
3 12 (16.00%) Qt
4 11 (14.67%) Django
4 11 (14.67%) Celery
5 10 (13.33%) J2EE
5 10 (13.33%) CSS
6 8 (10.67%) XML
6 8 (10.67%) WSDL
6 8 (10.67%) jQuery
7 7 (9.33%) Software Packaging
7 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.00%) HTML5
8 6 (8.00%) Java EE
8 6 (8.00%) JSON
9 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.67%) Spring
9 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) EMV
1 6 (8.00%) Raspberry Pi
2 5 (6.67%) BeagleBone
2 5 (6.67%) Open Source
2 5 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (6.67%) Chip Card
3 3 (4.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) DTV
5 1 (1.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.33%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) Linux
2 17 (22.67%) UNIX
3 11 (14.67%) Windows
4 6 (8.00%) AIX
4 6 (8.00%) Mac OS
4 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (4.00%) Android
5 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.67%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.33%) ThreadX
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.33%) CentOS
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) OO
1 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (21.33%) TDD
4 15 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (12.00%) OOP
6 8 (10.67%) BDD
7 7 (9.33%) OOD
8 5 (6.67%) AOP
8 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.33%) Software Testing
9 4 (5.33%) UML
10 3 (4.00%) ERP
10 3 (4.00%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.00%) DevOps
11 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.67%) Memory Management
11 2 (2.67%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (2.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 31 (41.33%) C
3 29 (38.67%) Java
4 25 (33.33%) Python
5 16 (21.33%) SQL
6 10 (13.33%) Ruby
7 8 (10.67%) Objective-C
8 6 (8.00%) C#
9 4 (5.33%) Perl
9 4 (5.33%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.67%) Ada
10 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.67%) PHP
10 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.33%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.33%) yum
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (10.67%) Google
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
4 2 (2.67%) Twitter
4 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.33%) Atmel
5 1 (1.33%) Facebook
5 1 (1.33%) Siemens
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.33%) Apple
5 1 (1.33%) Serena
5 1 (1.33%) PTC
5 1 (1.33%) Renesas
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 18 days ago