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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / North West
Rank 109 60 99
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +39
Contract jobs citing C++ 28 101 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 2.64% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 6.99% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 61 31
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.34 £46.25 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +12.82%

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
1047 1444 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.36% 37.75% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 918 716
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.82 £15.57 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 26 February 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++
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 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 -16 15 £413 -2.94% 22
Cheshire +20 4 £313 -14.26% 7
Lancashire -17 4 - - 1
Merseyside -1 1 - - 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 28 (50.91%) Software Engineering
2 25 (45.45%) C#
3 20 (36.36%) .NET
4 17 (30.91%) Java
5 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
5 14 (25.45%) SQL
5 14 (25.45%) Linux
5 14 (25.45%) CRM
5 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (23.64%) Migration
7 12 (21.82%) Windows
8 11 (20.00%) Python
9 10 (18.18%) OOP
10 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
10 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
11 8 (14.55%) TDD
11 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
11 8 (14.55%) Node.js
12 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
12 7 (12.73%) Games
12 7 (12.73%) C
12 7 (12.73%) OO
13 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
13 6 (10.91%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (10.91%) Scrum
13 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
14 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012

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 6 (10.91%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) Jetty
3 1 (1.82%) nginx
3 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) DHCP
2 3 (5.45%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) RS-232
3 2 (3.64%) DLNA
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) UPnP
3 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.82%) 802.11
4 1 (1.82%) DVB
4 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) IGMP
4 1 (1.82%) IMAP
4 1 (1.82%) IPv4
4 1 (1.82%) IPv6
4 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.82%) MRTG
4 1 (1.82%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.82%) Impala
4 1 (1.82%) MS Access
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Redis
4 1 (1.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.82%) JMeter
4 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.82%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (12.73%) Games
1 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Avionics
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Software Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) CRM Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (9.09%) DBA
5 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 4 (7.27%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) Node.js
3 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) Qt
5 4 (7.27%) WPF
6 3 (5.45%) CSS
6 3 (5.45%) Express
6 3 (5.45%) OpenGL
6 3 (5.45%) Web Services
7 2 (3.64%) DirectX
7 2 (3.64%) HTML5
7 2 (3.64%) JSON
7 2 (3.64%) React
7 2 (3.64%) REST
7 2 (3.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (3.64%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.82%) Ajax
8 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Replication
2 4 (7.27%) Device Driver
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Interactive TV
3 3 (5.45%) MHEG
4 2 (3.64%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.64%) IPTV
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) MPEG
4 2 (3.64%) Robotics
4 2 (3.64%) STB
5 1 (1.82%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.82%) New Media
5 1 (1.82%) RIA
5 1 (1.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) Android
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
5 3 (5.45%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.64%) CentOS
6 2 (3.64%) Debian
6 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Software Engineering
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) CRM
3 13 (23.64%) Migration
4 10 (18.18%) OOP
5 8 (14.55%) TDD
6 7 (12.73%) OO
7 6 (10.91%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) Document Management
9 4 (7.27%) BDD
9 4 (7.27%) Change Management
9 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.27%) UML
10 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.45%) Device Driver Development
10 3 (5.45%) DevOps
10 3 (5.45%) Game Development
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL
10 3 (5.45%) Open Source
10 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) C#
2 17 (30.91%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.45%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) Python
5 7 (12.73%) C
6 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 4 (7.27%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) ActionScript
7 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.45%) Perl
7 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.64%) Lua
8 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.82%) Go
9 1 (1.82%) Korn
9 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) DBS Check
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
1 1 (1.82%) Dovecot
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
1 1 (1.82%) iptables
1 1 (1.82%) KVM
1 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
1 1 (1.82%) Squid
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Cacti
4 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.82%) Nagios
4 1 (1.82%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) OpenTV
3 2 (3.64%) HP
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.82%) CA
4 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.82%) Conax
4 1 (1.82%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.82%) Nagra
4 1 (1.82%) Northgate
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) Verimatrix
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Xilinx
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