The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 35 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.42% 0.64% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.92% 1.80% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
C++
Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
169 111 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 40.82% 35.46% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 54 50
Average daily rate £335 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £161 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Sheffield - 10 £400 - 7
C++
Yorkshire

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 7 (58.33%) C
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (33.33%) Electronics
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) StarTeam
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Gerrit
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
4 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (25.00%) Google
4 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (25.00%) GMP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Windows

C++
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Jetty
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (33.33%) StarTeam
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Gerrit
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Valgrind
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Redmine
4 1 (8.33%) FishEye
4 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (8.33%) Gradle
4 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (8.33%) Grunt
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (8.33%) PhantomJS
4 1 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) PVCS
4 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) VB Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) OpenGL
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) Qt
3 2 (16.67%) GStreamer
3 2 (16.67%) WebKit
3 2 (16.67%) QML
3 2 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) STB
1 2 (16.67%) DTV
1 2 (16.67%) Streaming Video
2 1 (8.33%) Tandem
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Physics
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) Lua
6 1 (8.33%) Scala
6 1 (8.33%) VB6
6 1 (8.33%) Go
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) GMP
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) vCloud
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Salt
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) SaltStack
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
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