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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 112 93 108
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing C++ 32 43 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 1.52% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 4.31% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 10
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£390 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £18.00 £27.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
1113 997 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.45% 35.20% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 551 623
Average daily rate £350 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 52
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.93 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -5 18 £420 +68.00% 24
Cheshire -1 5 £350 -18.60% 8
Lancashire - 5 - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (50.79%) Java
2 28 (44.44%) Linux
3 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
4 24 (38.10%) C#
5 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (30.16%) Software Engineering
7 18 (28.57%) SQL
7 18 (28.57%) Web Services
7 18 (28.57%) Python
8 17 (26.98%) TDD
9 16 (25.40%) C
10 15 (23.81%) HTML
11 14 (22.22%) OO
12 13 (20.63%) .NET
12 13 (20.63%) Ruby
13 10 (15.87%) Degree
13 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
13 10 (15.87%) CSS
13 10 (15.87%) UNIX
13 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
14 9 (14.29%) Open Source
14 9 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (14.29%) PHP
15 8 (12.70%) Scala
15 8 (12.70%) Hadoop
16 7 (11.11%) WPF
16 7 (11.11%) Atmel
16 7 (11.11%) XML
16 7 (11.11%) Scrum
17 6 (9.52%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (3.17%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
1 1 (1.59%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) ATM
2 1 (1.59%) DSL
2 1 (1.59%) DVB
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
1 10 (15.87%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.70%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.94%) Big Data
4 4 (6.35%) Redis
5 3 (4.76%) MySQL
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.35%) Selenium
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) MorphX
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (4.76%) Games
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Military
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Software Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Architect
3 6 (9.52%) Tester
3 6 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.35%) WPF Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Software Architect
5 4 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Hardware Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.17%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Programmer
7 2 (3.17%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) Web Services
2 15 (23.81%) HTML
3 13 (20.63%) .NET
4 10 (15.87%) CSS
5 7 (11.11%) WPF
5 7 (11.11%) XML
6 6 (9.52%) XSLT
6 6 (9.52%) J2EE
7 5 (7.94%) RESTful
7 5 (7.94%) jQuery
7 5 (7.94%) HTML5
7 5 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (6.35%) JSON
8 4 (6.35%) XHTML
8 4 (6.35%) Struts
9 3 (4.76%) DHTML
9 3 (4.76%) Struts2
9 3 (4.76%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.76%) JavaScriptMVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Open Source
1 9 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) Arduino
3 4 (6.35%) Animation
4 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Physics
5 2 (3.17%) GIS
6 1 (1.59%) EMV
6 1 (1.59%) DTV
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) STB
6 1 (1.59%) Statistics
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) Wiki
6 1 (1.59%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.59%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Linux
2 10 (15.87%) UNIX
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) Debian
4 3 (4.76%) CentOS
4 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.17%) Android
5 2 (3.17%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) Software Engineering
3 17 (26.98%) TDD
4 14 (22.22%) OO
5 7 (11.11%) Scrum
6 5 (7.94%) OOP
6 5 (7.94%) MVC
6 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.94%) DevOps
6 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.35%) BDD
7 4 (6.35%) MVVM
7 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.35%) UML
8 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Linear Algebra
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.17%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 24 (38.10%) C#
4 18 (28.57%) SQL
4 18 (28.57%) Python
5 16 (25.40%) C
6 13 (20.63%) Ruby
7 9 (14.29%) PHP
8 8 (12.70%) Scala
9 6 (9.52%) Perl
10 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.17%) R
11 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.17%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.17%) VB
12 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.59%) VC++
12 1 (1.59%) X++
12 1 (1.59%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) PhD
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Firmware
2 2 (3.17%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Puppet
2 3 (4.76%) Nagios
2 3 (4.76%) Ganglia
2 3 (4.76%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Atmel
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) Serena
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