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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 127 57 112
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +55
Contract jobs citing C++ 24 108 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 2.61% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 8.31% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 70 11
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £502 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.46% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Median hourly rate £39.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £34.10 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £40.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +0.95%
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
1144 1300 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.39% 31.46% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 810 744
Median daily rate £388 £373 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 57 30
Median hourly rate £39.88 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £16.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £47.33 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 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 -36 18 £400 +28.00% 30
Cheshire -5 5 £363 -7.05% 5
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North West region with a requirement for C++.

1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 24 (36.36%) C#
3 21 (31.82%) Java
4 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 20 (30.30%) Linux
5 17 (25.76%) Python
6 16 (24.24%) Windows
7 14 (21.21%) .NET
8 13 (19.70%) Manufacturing
9 11 (16.67%) Scrum
9 11 (16.67%) C
9 11 (16.67%) SQL
10 10 (15.15%) Games
10 10 (15.15%) TDD
10 10 (15.15%) Open Source
11 9 (13.64%) Unix
11 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
12 8 (12.12%) UML
12 8 (12.12%) OO
12 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
12 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
12 8 (12.12%) Node.js
12 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
13 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.61%) DNS
13 7 (10.61%) OOD
13 7 (10.61%) DHCP
13 7 (10.61%) PHP

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.58%) Apache
2 4 (6.06%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.06%) SAS
3 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.52%) Jetty
4 1 (1.52%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) IaaS
1 3 (4.55%) PaaS
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.61%) DHCP
2 7 (10.61%) DNS
3 5 (7.58%) HTTP
4 4 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (6.06%) IMAP
4 4 (6.06%) iSCSI
4 4 (6.06%) MRTG
4 4 (6.06%) SMTP
5 2 (3.03%) 802.11
5 2 (3.03%) DLNA
5 2 (3.03%) DVB
5 2 (3.03%) IGMP
5 2 (3.03%) Internet
5 2 (3.03%) IPv4
5 2 (3.03%) IPv6
5 2 (3.03%) LDAP
5 2 (3.03%) PPP
5 2 (3.03%) UPnP
6 1 (1.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.52%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) MS Access
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.52%) Redis
4 1 (1.52%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.58%) JIRA
4 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (3.03%) Subversion
7 1 (1.52%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.52%) JMeter
7 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.52%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium
7 1 (1.52%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (19.70%) Manufacturing
2 10 (15.15%) Games
3 6 (9.09%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Developer
2 11 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 7 (10.61%) C++ Developer
3 7 (10.61%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Android Developer
6 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) CRM Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Cryptography Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) DBA
7 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (4.55%) iOS Android Developer
7 3 (4.55%) iOS Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Android Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
2 8 (12.12%) Node.js
3 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.09%) HTML
4 5 (7.58%) REST
5 4 (6.06%) CSS
5 4 (6.06%) OpenGL
5 4 (6.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (6.06%) Web Services
5 4 (6.06%) WinForms
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.55%) Express
6 3 (4.55%) WCF
7 2 (3.03%) DirectX
7 2 (3.03%) HTML5
7 2 (3.03%) JSON
7 2 (3.03%) React
7 2 (3.03%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (3.03%) WebKit
7 2 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) User Experience
3 4 (6.06%) Cryptography
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.55%) Interactive TV
4 3 (4.55%) MHEG
4 3 (4.55%) Replication
5 2 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Digital TV
5 2 (3.03%) IPTV
5 2 (3.03%) Robotics
5 2 (3.03%) STB
6 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.52%) BBC
6 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) Windows
3 9 (13.64%) Unix
4 5 (7.58%) Android
4 5 (7.58%) CentOS
4 5 (7.58%) Debian
4 5 (7.58%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Solaris
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.52%) AIX
8 1 (1.52%) HPUX
8 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 11 (16.67%) Scrum
4 10 (15.15%) Open Source
4 10 (15.15%) TDD
5 8 (12.12%) OO
5 8 (12.12%) UML
6 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.61%) OOD
7 6 (9.09%) DevOps
7 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.58%) BDD
8 5 (7.58%) Change Management
8 5 (7.58%) CRM
8 5 (7.58%) Game Development
8 5 (7.58%) MVC
8 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.06%) Migration
9 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.06%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) C#
2 21 (31.82%) Java
3 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.76%) Python
5 11 (16.67%) C
5 11 (16.67%) SQL
6 7 (10.61%) PHP
7 6 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.09%) Perl
8 5 (7.58%) Ruby
8 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.58%) VB
9 4 (6.06%) Korn
9 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.55%) ActionScript
10 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++
10 3 (4.55%) Lua
10 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.03%) VC++
12 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Dovecot
1 4 (6.06%) iptables
1 4 (6.06%) KVM
1 4 (6.06%) Sendmail
1 4 (6.06%) Squid
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Ceph
2 1 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Firmware
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Puppet
2 4 (6.06%) Cacti
2 4 (6.06%) HAProxy
2 4 (6.06%) Nagios
2 4 (6.06%) OpenNebula
3 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) SAP
2 4 (6.06%) VMware
3 3 (4.55%) IBM
3 3 (4.55%) OpenTV
3 3 (4.55%) Thales
3 3 (4.55%) Twitter
4 2 (3.03%) CA
4 2 (3.03%) Conax
4 2 (3.03%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) Nagra
4 2 (3.03%) Verimatrix
5 1 (1.52%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.52%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.52%) Northgate
5 1 (1.52%) Sun
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