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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 125 124 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -35
Contract jobs citing C++ 30 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 0.81% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.24% 2.71% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 31
Median daily rate £395 £363 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £309 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £430 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.50 £40.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
1338 1144 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.70% 29.82% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 731 543
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.75 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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++
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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
Cheshire +9 17 £465 +27.39% 5
Manchester -13 7 £350 +21.73% 35
Lancashire - 4 £369 - 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 58 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.23%) JavaScript
3 38 (33.33%) XML
4 37 (32.46%) Java
5 36 (31.58%) Oracle
6 35 (30.70%) C
7 34 (29.82%) IBM
8 31 (27.19%) Linux
9 29 (25.44%) C#
10 28 (24.56%) SOAP
10 28 (24.56%) HTTP
11 27 (23.68%) HTML
11 27 (23.68%) JSON
12 26 (22.81%) Open Source
12 26 (22.81%) HTML5
12 26 (22.81%) CSS
12 26 (22.81%) Python
13 25 (21.93%) CSS3
14 24 (21.05%) REST
14 24 (21.05%) Unit Testing
14 24 (21.05%) Software Engineering
15 23 (20.18%) Apache
16 22 (19.30%) SOA
16 22 (19.30%) JDBC
16 22 (19.30%) J2EE
16 22 (19.30%) MySQL
16 22 (19.30%) Middleware
16 22 (19.30%) Banking
17 20 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
17 20 (17.54%) ActiveMQ

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 23 (20.18%) Apache
2 20 (17.54%) JBoss
2 20 (17.54%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.51%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.63%) SAS
5 2 (1.75%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) Drupal
6 1 (0.88%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) IaaS
1 5 (4.39%) PaaS
1 5 (4.39%) SaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.56%) HTTP
2 4 (3.51%) DHCP
2 4 (3.51%) DNS
2 4 (3.51%) MRTG
2 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.63%) IMAP
3 3 (2.63%) iSCSI
3 3 (2.63%) SMTP
4 2 (1.75%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.75%) RS-422
4 2 (1.75%) Skype
5 1 (0.88%) 802.11
5 1 (0.88%) DLNA
5 1 (0.88%) Intranet
5 1 (0.88%) IPv4
5 1 (0.88%) IPv6
5 1 (0.88%) LDAP
5 1 (0.88%) PPP
5 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.30%) MySQL
2 20 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.02%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.26%) DB2
7 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.75%) Redis
9 1 (0.88%) Power BI
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.39%) ERwin
6 4 (3.51%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.63%) Grunt
7 3 (2.63%) gulp
8 2 (1.75%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.75%) CMake
8 2 (1.75%) Gradle
8 2 (1.75%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.75%) JIRA
8 2 (1.75%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.75%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.75%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.75%) WiX
9 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
General
1 22 (19.30%) Banking
2 9 (7.89%) Games
3 5 (4.39%) Finance
4 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.63%) Law
4 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Avionics
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (50.88%) Developer
2 13 (11.40%) Architect
3 12 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Software Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.77%) Technical Architect
5 9 (7.89%) Digital Architect
6 8 (7.02%) C++ Developer
6 8 (7.02%) C++ Software Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) Digital Technical Architect
7 7 (6.14%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Administrator
9 5 (4.39%) Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) DBA
9 5 (4.39%) ETL Developer
9 5 (4.39%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.33%) XML
2 28 (24.56%) SOAP
3 27 (23.68%) HTML
3 27 (23.68%) JSON
4 26 (22.81%) CSS
4 26 (22.81%) HTML5
5 25 (21.93%) CSS3
6 24 (21.05%) REST
7 22 (19.30%) J2EE
7 22 (19.30%) JDBC
7 22 (19.30%) Middleware
8 20 (17.54%) ActiveMQ
8 20 (17.54%) Apache Camel
9 15 (13.16%) .NET
10 8 (7.02%) .NET Framework
10 8 (7.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 8 (7.02%) Web Services
11 6 (5.26%) WPF
12 5 (4.39%) AngularJS
12 5 (4.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.51%) User Experience
4 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Robotics
5 1 (0.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.19%) Linux
2 13 (11.40%) Windows
3 4 (3.51%) Android
3 4 (3.51%) CentOS
3 4 (3.51%) Debian
3 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.51%) Unix
4 3 (2.63%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.63%) ThreadX
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.75%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.81%) Open Source
3 24 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 24 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 22 (19.30%) SOA
5 20 (17.54%) E-business
5 20 (17.54%) High Availability
5 20 (17.54%) OO
6 17 (14.91%) TDD
7 16 (14.04%) SDLC
8 14 (12.28%) DevOps
9 12 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 12 (10.53%) Integration Testing
10 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.77%) OOP
11 10 (8.77%) Prototyping
12 9 (7.89%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (7.89%) UML
13 8 (7.02%) Use Case
13 8 (7.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.23%) JavaScript
2 37 (32.46%) Java
3 35 (30.70%) C
4 29 (25.44%) C#
5 26 (22.81%) Python
6 16 (14.04%) SQL
7 7 (6.14%) VC++
8 6 (5.26%) COBOL
8 6 (5.26%) PHP
8 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.39%) Go
9 5 (4.39%) Perl
10 4 (3.51%) Ada
10 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.51%) Korn
10 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.51%) VB
11 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.77%) Degree
3 7 (6.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) PhD
5 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.51%) MISRA
3 3 (2.63%) QA
4 1 (0.88%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.51%) KVM
3 3 (2.63%) Dovecot
3 3 (2.63%) Firmware
3 3 (2.63%) iptables
3 3 (2.63%) Sendmail
3 3 (2.63%) Squid
4 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Puppet
2 4 (3.51%) Cacti
2 4 (3.51%) Nagios
2 4 (3.51%) OpenNebula
3 3 (2.63%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (31.58%) Oracle
2 34 (29.82%) IBM
3 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.26%) VMware
5 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.63%) Google
6 3 (2.63%) Renesas
7 2 (1.75%) Serena
8 1 (0.88%) BT
8 1 (0.88%) CA
8 1 (0.88%) Conax
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Informatica
8 1 (0.88%) Nagra
8 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.88%) Verimatrix
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