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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 97 108 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing C++ 52 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.51% 0.91% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 2.56% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £166 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £33.00 £32.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £81.20 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
1101 978 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.94% 35.54% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 555 424
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 43
Average hourly rate £36.25 £34.06 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.44% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £18.32 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.55 £140.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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
Manchester +11 32 £363 +9.43% 36
Cheshire +2 14 £408 +70.68% 8
Merseyside -13 1 £170 -
Cumbria - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 36 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (43.75%) Linux
3 32 (40.00%) Java
4 29 (36.25%) C
5 28 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 26 (32.50%) HTML
7 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (28.75%) OO
8 23 (28.75%) Python
9 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
10 16 (20.00%) Web Services
10 16 (20.00%) SQL
11 15 (18.75%) UNIX
12 13 (16.25%) J2EE
12 13 (16.25%) Qt
13 12 (15.00%) Django
13 12 (15.00%) CSS
14 11 (13.75%) C#
14 11 (13.75%) TDD
14 11 (13.75%) Celery
15 10 (12.50%) Degree
15 10 (12.50%) Ruby
15 10 (12.50%) .NET
15 10 (12.50%) ATM
16 9 (11.25%) jQuery
16 9 (11.25%) Embedded Systems
17 8 (10.00%) Bluetooth
17 8 (10.00%) GSM
17 8 (10.00%) HTTP
17 8 (10.00%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (1.25%) JBoss
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.25%) Windchill
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) ENOVIA
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.25%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.25%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) ATM
2 8 (10.00%) Bluetooth
2 8 (10.00%) GSM
2 8 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.25%) Intranet
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) NoSQL
1 6 (7.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.25%) Big Data
3 4 (5.00%) Redis
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) GoogleTest
3 5 (6.25%) Subversion
3 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.00%) Selenium
5 2 (2.50%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.25%) MorphX
6 1 (1.25%) JIRA
6 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (8.75%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Military
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Developer
2 18 (22.50%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Python/Django Developer
4 6 (7.50%) C++ Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Architect
5 5 (6.25%) Tester
5 5 (6.25%) Django Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Software Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Python Web Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Hardware Tester
8 2 (2.50%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) HTML
2 16 (20.00%) Web Services
3 13 (16.25%) J2EE
3 13 (16.25%) Qt
4 12 (15.00%) Django
4 12 (15.00%) CSS
5 11 (13.75%) Celery
6 10 (12.50%) .NET
7 9 (11.25%) jQuery
8 8 (10.00%) XML
9 7 (8.75%) Software Packaging
10 5 (6.25%) WSDL
10 5 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (6.25%) HTML5
11 4 (5.00%) Java EE
11 4 (5.00%) JSON
11 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.00%) XSLT
12 3 (3.75%) Struts
12 3 (3.75%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.50%) Raspberry Pi
2 6 (7.50%) EMV
3 5 (6.25%) Chip Card
3 5 (6.25%) BeagleBone
3 5 (6.25%) Open Source
3 5 (6.25%) Arduino
4 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.50%) GIS
6 2 (2.50%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Linux
2 15 (18.75%) UNIX
3 7 (8.75%) Windows
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (5.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (5.00%) AIX
4 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.75%) Debian
5 3 (3.75%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.75%) Android
5 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.50%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.25%) CentOS
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.75%) OO
4 11 (13.75%) TDD
5 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.75%) Waterfall
6 6 (7.50%) UML
6 6 (7.50%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.25%) OOP
8 4 (5.00%) BDD
9 3 (3.75%) OOD
9 3 (3.75%) ERP
9 3 (3.75%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (3.75%) DevOps
9 3 (3.75%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.50%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.50%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (40.00%) Java
3 29 (36.25%) C
4 23 (28.75%) Python
5 16 (20.00%) SQL
6 11 (13.75%) C#
7 10 (12.50%) Ruby
8 5 (6.25%) Embedded C++
8 5 (6.25%) Perl
9 4 (5.00%) PHP
9 4 (5.00%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.75%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.50%) Ada
12 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.25%) VC++
12 1 (1.25%) XPath
12 1 (1.25%) X++
12 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
1 2 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) Nagios
1 1 (1.25%) yum
1 1 (1.25%) Puppet
1 1 (1.25%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Google
2 7 (8.75%) Atmel
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (1.25%) Serena
5 1 (1.25%) PTC
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) HP
5 1 (1.25%) Siemens
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
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