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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / North West
Rank 110 58 108
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +50
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 113 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 2.92% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 8.12% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 82 19
Median daily rate £400 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £277 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £585 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Median hourly rate £51.71 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.27% +8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%

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
1010 1392 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.44% 35.93% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 895 727
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 65 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.37 £42.36 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -13 16 £400 +27.49% 25
Cheshire +2 4 £425 +8.97% 4
Cumbria - 1 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 26 (40.00%) C#
2 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (30.77%) Java
4 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 20 (30.77%) Linux
5 18 (27.69%) .NET
6 16 (24.62%) Windows
6 16 (24.62%) Python
7 15 (23.08%) SQL
8 14 (21.54%) Manufacturing
9 10 (15.38%) Scrum
10 9 (13.85%) OO
10 9 (13.85%) C
10 9 (13.85%) CRM
10 9 (13.85%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (13.85%) Open Source
11 8 (12.31%) Node.js
11 8 (12.31%) TDD
11 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.31%) Unix
11 8 (12.31%) UML
11 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
11 8 (12.31%) Visual Studio
11 8 (12.31%) Migration
11 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (10.77%) Games
12 7 (10.77%) PHP
13 6 (9.23%) Perl

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 (7.69%) Apache
2 4 (6.15%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.15%) SAS
3 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.54%) Jetty
4 1 (1.54%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) IaaS
1 3 (4.62%) PaaS
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.23%) DHCP
2 6 (9.23%) DNS
3 5 (7.69%) HTTP
4 4 (6.15%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (6.15%) IMAP
4 4 (6.15%) iSCSI
4 4 (6.15%) MRTG
4 4 (6.15%) SMTP
5 2 (3.08%) Internet
5 2 (3.08%) LDAP
6 1 (1.54%) 802.11
6 1 (1.54%) DVB
6 1 (1.54%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) IGMP
6 1 (1.54%) IPv4
6 1 (1.54%) IPv6
6 1 (1.54%) PPP
6 1 (1.54%) SSL
6 1 (1.54%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.54%) MS Access
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) Redis
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.62%) JIRA
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.08%) Subversion
6 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.54%) JMeter
6 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.54%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (21.54%) Manufacturing
2 7 (10.77%) Games
3 6 (9.23%) Finance
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) CRM Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 6 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Cryptography Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) DBA
7 3 (4.62%) iOS Android Developer
7 3 (4.62%) iOS Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) Node.js
3 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.23%) HTML
4 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.15%) CSS
4 4 (6.15%) REST
4 4 (6.15%) WCF
4 4 (6.15%) Web Services
5 3 (4.62%) Express
5 3 (4.62%) OpenGL
5 3 (4.62%) WinForms
5 3 (4.62%) WPF
6 2 (3.08%) DirectX
6 2 (3.08%) JSON
6 2 (3.08%) Qt
6 2 (3.08%) React
6 2 (3.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (3.08%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (3.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) User Experience
3 4 (6.15%) Cryptography
3 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Interactive TV
4 3 (4.62%) MHEG
4 3 (4.62%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.08%) IPTV
5 2 (3.08%) Robotics
6 1 (1.54%) BBC
6 1 (1.54%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) New Media
6 1 (1.54%) STB
6 1 (1.54%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Linux
2 16 (24.62%) Windows
3 8 (12.31%) Unix
4 5 (7.69%) CentOS
4 5 (7.69%) Debian
4 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.62%) Android
5 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.08%) Solaris
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) AIX
7 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.54%) HPUX
7 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) Scrum
4 9 (13.85%) CRM
4 9 (13.85%) OO
4 9 (13.85%) Open Source
5 8 (12.31%) Migration
5 8 (12.31%) TDD
5 8 (12.31%) UML
6 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.23%) DevOps
6 6 (9.23%) OOD
6 6 (9.23%) OOP
7 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 5 (7.69%) MVC
7 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.15%) BDD
8 4 (6.15%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.62%) Game Development
9 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) C#
2 20 (30.77%) Java
2 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 16 (24.62%) Python
4 15 (23.08%) SQL
5 9 (13.85%) C
6 7 (10.77%) PHP
7 6 (9.23%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.23%) Perl
8 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 5 (7.69%) VB
9 4 (6.15%) Korn
9 4 (6.15%) Ruby
9 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.62%) ActionScript
10 3 (4.62%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.08%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.08%) Lua
11 2 (3.08%) VC++
12 1 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.54%) PhD
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Dovecot
1 4 (6.15%) iptables
1 4 (6.15%) KVM
1 4 (6.15%) Sendmail
1 4 (6.15%) Squid
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Ceph
2 1 (1.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Firmware
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 4 (6.15%) Cacti
2 4 (6.15%) HAProxy
2 4 (6.15%) Nagios
2 4 (6.15%) OpenNebula
3 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) SAP
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 3 (4.62%) IBM
4 3 (4.62%) OpenTV
4 3 (4.62%) Thales
4 3 (4.62%) Twitter
5 2 (3.08%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) CA
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) Conax
6 1 (1.54%) Google
6 1 (1.54%) Nagra
6 1 (1.54%) NetSuite
6 1 (1.54%) Northgate
6 1 (1.54%) Sun
6 1 (1.54%) Verimatrix
6 1 (1.54%) Xilinx
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