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 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 81 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing C++ 42 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.93% 2.30% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 6.55% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 16
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£375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £45.00
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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
834 595 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 38.38% 35.12% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 369 288
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 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
Leeds -23 35 £375 +17.18% 13
Bradford -3 5 £310 +4.20% 1
Huddersfield - 3 £305 -
Wakefield - 3 £305 - 2
C++
Yorkshire

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 41 (71.93%) Java
2 34 (59.65%) C
3 24 (42.11%) Linux
4 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 13 (22.81%) SQL
6 11 (19.30%) HTML
6 11 (19.30%) EPoS
6 11 (19.30%) Multithreading
7 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
7 10 (17.54%) UNIX
8 9 (15.79%) Python
8 9 (15.79%) OOD
8 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.04%) Retail
10 7 (12.28%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (12.28%) Middleware
10 7 (12.28%) OO
10 7 (12.28%) Web Services
10 7 (12.28%) XML
10 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.53%) J2EE
11 6 (10.53%) JUnit
11 6 (10.53%) AIX
11 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
11 6 (10.53%) Embedded C++
11 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
12 5 (8.77%) UML
12 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
12 5 (8.77%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) Node.js
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Office
1 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) SSL
3 2 (3.51%) HTTP
4 1 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) DB2
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) JUnit
2 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.51%) Valgrind
5 2 (3.51%) Gerrit
5 2 (3.51%) Redmine
6 1 (1.75%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.04%) Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Games
3 3 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) C++ Developer
3 17 (29.82%) Java Developer
4 13 (22.81%) C Developer
5 11 (19.30%) Java Applications Developer
5 11 (19.30%) Software Engineer
5 11 (19.30%) Applications Developer
6 9 (15.79%) C++/Java Developer
6 9 (15.79%) EPoS Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Programmer
9 4 (7.02%) C Programmer
9 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
11 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) HTML
2 7 (12.28%) Middleware
2 7 (12.28%) Web Services
2 7 (12.28%) XML
3 6 (10.53%) J2EE
4 5 (8.77%) .NET
5 4 (7.02%) CSS
5 4 (7.02%) Qt
5 4 (7.02%) QML
5 4 (7.02%) OpenGL
6 3 (5.26%) WebKit
6 3 (5.26%) OpenGL ES
6 3 (5.26%) HTML5
6 3 (5.26%) GStreamer
6 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.51%) JSP
7 2 (3.51%) Ajax
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Remoting
8 1 (1.75%) Symfony
8 1 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) EPoS
2 4 (7.02%) Streaming Video
2 4 (7.02%) STB
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) DTV
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.75%) APACS
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) UNIX
3 7 (12.28%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (10.53%) AIX
5 4 (7.02%) Windows
5 4 (7.02%) Android
5 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 11 (19.30%) Multithreading
3 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (15.79%) OOD
4 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.28%) OO
6 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Concurrent Programming
7 5 (8.77%) UML
8 4 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.02%) Open Source
8 4 (7.02%) SDLC
9 3 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Release Management
9 3 (5.26%) TDD
9 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) RUP
10 2 (3.51%) DSDM
10 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (71.93%) Java
2 34 (59.65%) C
3 13 (22.81%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.79%) Python
6 6 (10.53%) Embedded C++
7 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.77%) C#
8 4 (7.02%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 3 (5.26%) Ruby
9 3 (5.26%) Lua
10 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.51%) PHP
10 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.75%) Delphi
11 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Lotus
2 3 (5.26%) VMware
2 3 (5.26%) jBASE
2 3 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago