The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 86 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 14 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.85% 1.53% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 4.03% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £317 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
551 571 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.64% 38.09% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 353 332
Average daily rate £338 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 11
Average hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £13.65 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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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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
Leeds -11 9 £375 +25.00% 9
Bradford -5 2 £315 +7.23% 1
Halifax - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 5
C++
Yorkshire

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 30 (52.63%) Linux
2 27 (47.37%) Python
2 27 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 26 (45.61%) PHP
4 22 (38.60%) Java
5 21 (36.84%) Web Services
5 21 (36.84%) Ruby
5 21 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (28.07%) Client/Server
7 15 (26.32%) TDD
7 15 (26.32%) DevOps
7 15 (26.32%) Bash Shell
7 15 (26.32%) Puppet
7 15 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (24.56%) Salt
8 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
8 14 (24.56%) OO
8 14 (24.56%) Perl
9 13 (22.81%) DNS
10 12 (21.05%) Node.js
11 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
12 10 (17.54%) Internet
12 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
13 9 (15.79%) SSL
13 9 (15.79%) .NET
13 9 (15.79%) Oracle
13 9 (15.79%) SQL
13 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (15.79%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 12 (21.05%) Node.js
2 8 (14.04%) Apache
3 5 (8.77%) nginx
4 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon S3
2 5 (8.77%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
2 13 (22.81%) DNS
3 10 (17.54%) Internet
4 9 (15.79%) SSL
5 5 (8.77%) DHCP
5 5 (8.77%) Ethernet
5 5 (8.77%) DVB
5 5 (8.77%) VLAN
5 5 (8.77%) SSH
6 3 (5.26%) LDAP
6 3 (5.26%) Firewall
6 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 9 (15.79%) Redis
3 8 (14.04%) Couchbase
3 8 (14.04%) SimpleDB
4 6 (10.53%) MySQL
5 5 (8.77%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Selenium
2 2 (3.51%) Behat
2 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.75%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Firebug
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Software Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (24.56%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 13 (22.81%) Developer
5 8 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Tester
8 4 (7.02%) C++/Java Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Systems Designer
9 3 (5.26%) Designer
10 2 (3.51%) Non-Functional Tester
10 2 (3.51%) VB6 Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Python Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior VB Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior VB6 Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) Web Services
2 9 (15.79%) .NET
3 6 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (3.51%) Middleware
4 2 (3.51%) POSIX
4 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.51%) CSS
4 2 (3.51%) HTML
5 1 (1.75%) MFC
5 1 (1.75%) JSP
5 1 (1.75%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) ODBC
5 1 (1.75%) J2ME
5 1 (1.75%) ActiveX
5 1 (1.75%) ISAPI
5 1 (1.75%) MAPI
5 1 (1.75%) OLE
5 1 (1.75%) OLE DB
5 1 (1.75%) LAMP
5 1 (1.75%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Client/Server
2 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.77%) MPEG
3 5 (8.77%) IPTV
3 5 (8.77%) Video on Demand
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) STB
5 3 (5.26%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.75%) Handset
6 1 (1.75%) Animation
6 1 (1.75%) RIA
6 1 (1.75%) Open Source
6 1 (1.75%) iPhone
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
2 6 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 15 (26.32%) TDD
2 15 (26.32%) DevOps
3 14 (24.56%) OO
4 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
6 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.77%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) BDD
9 4 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (7.02%) Kanban
10 3 (5.26%) Network Design
10 3 (5.26%) Security Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) Python
2 26 (45.61%) PHP
3 22 (38.60%) Java
4 21 (36.84%) Ruby
5 15 (26.32%) Bash Shell
6 14 (24.56%) Perl
7 9 (15.79%) SQL
8 8 (14.04%) C
9 7 (12.28%) C#
10 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
11 5 (8.77%) VB
11 5 (8.77%) Tcl
12 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
13 2 (3.51%) VB6
14 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.75%) VC++
14 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) ISEB
2 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) Puppet
1 15 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (24.56%) Salt
3 5 (8.77%) HAProxy
4 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Juniper
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco
3 3 (5.26%) Symantec
3 3 (5.26%) McAfee
3 3 (5.26%) Websense
3 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.51%) Splunk
4 2 (3.51%) Capita
5 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.75%) Percona
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