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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 106 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing C++ 46 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 1.45% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 4.54% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 17
Average daily rate
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£430 £471 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +25.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £320 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.88% +2.66%
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
1203 992 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.29% 31.93% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 563 486
Average daily rate £365 £348 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% +12.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.25 £48.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -12 16 £375 -26.47% 4
Lancashire +12 13 £518 +6.97% 2
Manchester -8 11 £288 -14.17% 28
Merseyside -13 3 £350 +14.75%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (44.44%) Linux
2 31 (43.06%) Java
3 24 (33.33%) HTML
3 24 (33.33%) SQL
3 24 (33.33%) TDD
4 23 (31.94%) Python
5 22 (30.56%) C
6 21 (29.17%) C#
6 21 (29.17%) Oracle
7 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
8 19 (26.39%) .NET
8 19 (26.39%) Windows
9 18 (25.00%) OO
10 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
10 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
10 17 (23.61%) SDLC
11 16 (22.22%) UNIX
11 16 (22.22%) ETL
11 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
12 13 (18.06%) Ruby
12 13 (18.06%) OOP
12 13 (18.06%) Waterfall
13 12 (16.67%) BDD
13 12 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 12 (16.67%) Finance
14 11 (15.28%) PL/SQL
14 11 (15.28%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (8.33%) Node.js
2 4 (5.56%) Confluence
3 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.39%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.39%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) SAP PLM
2 1 (1.39%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.39%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
1 2 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (4.17%) HTTP
3 2 (2.78%) SMS
4 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) SSL
4 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.78%) Big Data
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.39%) DB2
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.28%) ERwin
3 9 (12.50%) Subversion
4 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.33%) JIRA
4 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.56%) eggPlant
5 4 (5.56%) Selenium
5 4 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.17%) FishEye
6 3 (4.17%) Gradle
6 3 (4.17%) Artifactory
6 3 (4.17%) Maven
6 3 (4.17%) InstallShield
6 3 (4.17%) JUnit
7 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.39%) Hudson
8 1 (1.39%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.17%) Automotive
5 3 (4.17%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 2 (2.78%) Electronics
6 2 (2.78%) Games
7 1 (1.39%) Military
7 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.89%) ETL Developer
4 7 (9.72%) C++ Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Informatica Developer
7 4 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Informatica ETL Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Django Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Tools Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Firmware Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) HTML
2 19 (26.39%) .NET
3 10 (13.89%) AngularJS
4 9 (12.50%) Velocity
5 7 (9.72%) jQuery
5 7 (9.72%) Web Services
5 7 (9.72%) XML
5 7 (9.72%) WSDL
5 7 (9.72%) JSON
6 6 (8.33%) Java EE
6 6 (8.33%) SOAP
7 5 (6.94%) CSS
7 5 (6.94%) HTML5
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (4.17%) Qt
9 3 (4.17%) Django
9 3 (4.17%) Middleware
9 3 (4.17%) Spring
9 3 (4.17%) Celery
10 2 (2.78%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Algorithms
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) DTV
5 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.78%) iPhone
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) mHealth
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.39%) Informatics
6 1 (1.39%) Online Games
6 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) Windows
3 16 (22.22%) UNIX
4 8 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 6 (8.33%) AIX
5 6 (8.33%) Mac OS
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Vista
6 5 (6.94%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.56%) Android
8 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.39%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.39%) ThreadX
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) TDD
3 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (25.00%) OO
5 17 (23.61%) SDLC
6 16 (22.22%) ETL
7 13 (18.06%) OOP
7 13 (18.06%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.06%) Waterfall
8 12 (16.67%) BDD
8 12 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 11 (15.28%) Data Modelling
10 10 (13.89%) Data Security
11 6 (8.33%) OOD
12 5 (6.94%) Scrum
12 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
13 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.56%) Test Strategy
13 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.06%) Java
2 24 (33.33%) SQL
3 23 (31.94%) Python
4 22 (30.56%) C
5 21 (29.17%) C#
6 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
7 13 (18.06%) Ruby
8 11 (15.28%) PL/SQL
9 10 (13.89%) T-SQL
10 9 (12.50%) Objective-C
11 4 (5.56%) Perl
12 2 (2.78%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.78%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.39%) Scala
13 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.39%) PHP
13 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.39%) yum
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Oracle
2 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.89%) Informatica
4 3 (4.17%) SAP
4 3 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.78%) Twitter
6 1 (1.39%) Renesas
6 1 (1.39%) Facebook
6 1 (1.39%) Siemens
6 1 (1.39%) Apple
6 1 (1.39%) Perforce
6 1 (1.39%) Serena
6 1 (1.39%) PTC
6 1 (1.39%) Google
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