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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 43 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.99% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 0.75% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£318 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
184 133 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 45.54% 43.32% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 71 40
Average daily rate £315 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
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 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++
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 3 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £318 - 1
C++
Yorkshire

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Valgrind
1 1 (20.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (20.00%) Redmine
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) VB Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) GStreamer
1 1 (20.00%) WebKit
1 1 (20.00%) QML
1 1 (20.00%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
1 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (20.00%) STB
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (20.00%) OOD
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (20.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) Lua
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Lotus
1 1 (20.00%) Google