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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 125 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 20 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 1.27% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 4.35% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £488 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £534 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
1155 897 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.83% 29.28% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 506 416
Average daily rate £363 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 27
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £12.50 £13.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £42.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Cheshire -11 10 £350 -32.69% 4
Manchester -12 8 £325 +1.56% 24
Merseyside -14 1 £300 -25.00%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 29 (46.77%) C
2 29 (46.77%) Linux
3 28 (45.16%) Git (software)
4 26 (41.94%) OO
5 24 (38.71%) HTML
6 22 (35.48%) Java
6 22 (35.48%) Python
7 18 (29.03%) TDD
7 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
7 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (29.03%) SDLC
8 16 (25.81%) UNIX
9 15 (24.19%) Waterfall
10 13 (20.97%) OOP
10 13 (20.97%) Banking
11 11 (17.74%) Finance
11 11 (17.74%) Windows
11 11 (17.74%) Qt
11 11 (17.74%) Degree
11 11 (17.74%) Django
11 11 (17.74%) Celery
12 10 (16.13%) SQL
13 9 (14.52%) Subversion
13 9 (14.52%) Objective-C
13 9 (14.52%) CSS
13 9 (14.52%) BDD
13 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
14 8 (12.90%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (9.68%) Node.js
2 3 (4.84%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.61%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.61%) SAP PLM
2 1 (1.61%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.61%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) SaaS
1 2 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Bluetooth
1 7 (11.29%) GSM
1 7 (11.29%) HTTP
2 6 (9.68%) ATM
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.23%) Big Data
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.52%) Subversion
3 6 (9.68%) GoogleTest
3 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.84%) FishEye
4 3 (4.84%) Gradle
4 3 (4.84%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.84%) Maven
4 3 (4.84%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
General
1 13 (20.97%) Banking
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 3 (4.84%) Retail Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 2 (3.23%) Games
6 2 (3.23%) Military
6 2 (3.23%) Electronics
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
7 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (77.42%) Developer
2 10 (16.13%) Python Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) C++ Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Django Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Python/Django Developer
7 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Python Web Developer
9 3 (4.84%) C Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Tools Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Firmware Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Consultant
11 1 (1.61%) Design Engineer
11 1 (1.61%) Oracle Developer
11 1 (1.61%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) HTML
2 11 (17.74%) Qt
2 11 (17.74%) Django
2 11 (17.74%) Celery
3 9 (14.52%) AngularJS
3 9 (14.52%) CSS
4 8 (12.90%) XML
5 7 (11.29%) WSDL
5 7 (11.29%) .NET
5 7 (11.29%) Web Services
5 7 (11.29%) JSON
5 7 (11.29%) jQuery
6 6 (9.68%) HTML5
6 6 (9.68%) Software Packaging
6 6 (9.68%) Java EE
6 6 (9.68%) J2EE
7 3 (4.84%) Spring
8 2 (3.23%) PhoneGap
8 2 (3.23%) Akka
8 2 (3.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.45%) Chip Card
2 4 (6.45%) EMV
2 4 (6.45%) Raspberry Pi
2 4 (6.45%) BeagleBone
3 3 (4.84%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) iPhone
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.23%) DTV
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.61%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.61%) Informatics
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) UNIX
3 11 (17.74%) Windows
4 6 (9.68%) AIX
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Vista
4 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
4 6 (9.68%) Mac OS
5 4 (6.45%) Android
6 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.61%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.61%) ThreadX
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) OO
3 18 (29.03%) TDD
3 18 (29.03%) Software Engineering
3 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (29.03%) SDLC
4 15 (24.19%) Waterfall
5 13 (20.97%) OOP
6 9 (14.52%) BDD
7 6 (9.68%) OOD
8 5 (8.06%) AOP
8 5 (8.06%) iOS Development
8 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.45%) Android Development
10 3 (4.84%) Analytics
10 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.84%) Memory Management
10 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.84%) ERP
10 3 (4.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 29 (46.77%) C
3 22 (35.48%) Java
3 22 (35.48%) Python
4 10 (16.13%) SQL
5 9 (14.52%) Objective-C
6 7 (11.29%) C#
7 5 (8.06%) Ruby
8 4 (6.45%) Embedded C++
8 4 (6.45%) Perl
9 3 (4.84%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.61%) PHP
10 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.61%) Ada
10 1 (1.61%) Scala
10 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) yum
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Google
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.23%) Twitter
5 1 (1.61%) Renesas
5 1 (1.61%) Facebook
5 1 (1.61%) Siemens
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) PTC
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