The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 15 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 2.50% - 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
C++
Manchester

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

Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 60.00% 20.00% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 18
Average daily rate £369 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.08% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £322 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VB
4 3 (25.00%) CCTV
4 3 (25.00%) SCADA
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Automotive
4 3 (25.00%) CentOS
4 3 (25.00%) CppUnit
4 3 (25.00%) WebSockets
4 3 (25.00%) Modbus
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) React
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) WPF
5 2 (16.67%) Doxygen
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) WSDL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Modbus
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) CppUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) C++ Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Automotive Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) WebSockets
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) React
3 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) CCTV
1 3 (25.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat