The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 104 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Contract jobs citing C++ 15 33 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 1.49% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 3.80% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 28
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £298 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
C++
England

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

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
796 868 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.02% 39.06% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 488 615
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 53 25
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
West Yorkshire -14 11 £320 +6.66% 19
North Yorkshire +2 4 £320 - 6
South Yorkshire - 2 £250 - 5
East Yorkshire - - - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (47.62%) Java
1 30 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 27 (42.86%) Linux
3 25 (39.68%) Python
4 24 (38.10%) PHP
5 22 (34.92%) Ruby
6 20 (31.75%) OO
7 19 (30.16%) Web Services
7 19 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (22.22%) Perl
8 14 (22.22%) DevOps
9 13 (20.63%) TDD
10 12 (19.05%) Finance
10 12 (19.05%) Salt
10 12 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
10 12 (19.05%) Puppet
11 11 (17.46%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (17.46%) .NET
11 11 (17.46%) Client/Server
12 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
12 10 (15.87%) C
12 10 (15.87%) C#
13 9 (14.29%) SQL
13 9 (14.29%) DNS
14 8 (12.70%) NoSQL
14 8 (12.70%) Node.js
14 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (12.70%) Internet

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (12.70%) Node.js
2 5 (7.94%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) nginx
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Route 53
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
2 9 (14.29%) DNS
3 8 (12.70%) Internet
4 6 (9.52%) SSL
5 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
5 5 (7.94%) DVB
5 5 (7.94%) VLAN
6 4 (6.35%) SSH
7 3 (4.76%) Network Security
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.76%) Firewall
7 3 (4.76%) LDAP
8 1 (1.59%) LAN
8 1 (1.59%) WAN
8 1 (1.59%) DHCP
8 1 (1.59%) HTTP
8 1 (1.59%) Wireless
8 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.52%) Redis
2 6 (9.52%) Couchbase
2 6 (9.52%) SimpleDB
2 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.94%) MySQL
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Selenium
2 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.17%) Behat
3 1 (1.59%) Firebug
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.59%) JUnit
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 16 (25.40%) Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Tester
8 5 (7.94%) Test Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) C++/Java Developer
9 4 (6.35%) C++ Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Systems Designer
10 3 (4.76%) Designer
11 2 (3.17%) Non-Functional Tester
11 2 (3.17%) Systems Test Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) C++ Software Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) Web Services
2 11 (17.46%) .NET
3 6 (9.52%) J2EE
4 4 (6.35%) HTML
4 4 (6.35%) CSS
4 4 (6.35%) XML
5 3 (4.76%) Middleware
6 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.59%) REST
7 1 (1.59%) MFC
7 1 (1.59%) JSP
7 1 (1.59%) OLE
7 1 (1.59%) OLE DB
7 1 (1.59%) LAMP
7 1 (1.59%) DAO
7 1 (1.59%) Spring
7 1 (1.59%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Client/Server
1 11 (17.46%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.94%) Video on Demand
2 5 (7.94%) MPEG
2 5 (7.94%) IPTV
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) STB
4 2 (3.17%) Open Source
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) RIA
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) Animation
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) UNIX
4 3 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) CentOS
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 20 (31.75%) OO
3 14 (22.22%) DevOps
4 13 (20.63%) TDD
5 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.11%) BDD
8 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.94%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Performance Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (6.35%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.76%) Test Management
11 3 (4.76%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.76%) Scrum
11 3 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) Python
3 24 (38.10%) PHP
4 22 (34.92%) Ruby
5 14 (22.22%) Perl
6 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
7 10 (15.87%) C
7 10 (15.87%) C#
8 9 (14.29%) SQL
9 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 5 (7.94%) VB
10 5 (7.94%) Tcl
11 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
12 2 (3.17%) VB6
13 1 (1.59%) PHP5
13 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) ISEB
2 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) Puppet
1 12 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (19.05%) Salt
2 3 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Juniper
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) Symantec
3 3 (4.76%) McAfee
3 3 (4.76%) Websense
3 3 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.17%) Capita
4 2 (3.17%) Splunk
5 1 (1.59%) Facebook
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) Zend
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
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