The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 2.25% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%
C++
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 38.20% 31.03% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 11
Median daily rate £350 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £24.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +52.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £37.00 £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £37.00 £31.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Preston region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Preston

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Preston region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Preston region with a requirement for C++.

1 8 (61.54%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) Ada
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) VC++
5 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) VB
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) VB6

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (7.69%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (7.69%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
1 2 (15.38%) Avionics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Ada Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DOORS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Information Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Integration Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) HOOD
6 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Ada
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) VC++
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) VB6
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Serena
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