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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 93 74 104
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +30
Contract jobs citing C++ 34 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.33% 1.73% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 4.29% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £308 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
921 910 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 35.89% 40.39% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 525 490
Average daily rate £335 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.26 £13.65 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £39.00
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 26 November 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++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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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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 -6 26 £375 +25.00% 12
South Yorkshire +2 5 £290 - 5
North Yorkshire +1 3 - - 2
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 26 (49.06%) Python
2 24 (45.28%) Ruby
3 21 (39.62%) Java
3 21 (39.62%) PHP
3 21 (39.62%) Linux
4 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (32.08%) DevOps
5 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
5 14 (26.42%) Web Services
5 14 (26.42%) Client/Server
6 13 (24.53%) Bash Shell
6 13 (24.53%) Node.js
7 12 (22.64%) C
7 12 (22.64%) C#
7 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
7 12 (22.64%) DNS
8 11 (20.75%) Apache
8 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (20.75%) NoSQL
9 10 (18.87%) Puppet
9 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (18.87%) .NET
9 10 (18.87%) TDD
10 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
10 9 (16.98%) Salt
10 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
10 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
11 8 (15.09%) Redis
11 8 (15.09%) SSL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (24.53%) Node.js
2 11 (20.75%) Apache
3 5 (9.43%) nginx
4 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
2 5 (9.43%) Route 53
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
1 12 (22.64%) DNS
2 8 (15.09%) SSL
3 7 (13.21%) Internet
4 5 (9.43%) DHCP
5 3 (5.66%) Firewall
5 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.66%) LDAP
5 3 (5.66%) Network Security
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.77%) DVB
6 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.77%) FTP
6 2 (3.77%) SMTP
6 2 (3.77%) VLAN
7 1 (1.89%) SSH
7 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) NoSQL
2 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.09%) Redis
2 8 (15.09%) MySQL
3 7 (13.21%) Couchbase
3 7 (13.21%) SimpleDB
4 5 (9.43%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
2 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.89%) Behat
General
1 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Law
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Automotive
3 3 (5.66%) Games
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C++ Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Digital Architect
7 4 (7.55%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Designer
8 3 (5.66%) Programmer
8 3 (5.66%) Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Designer
9 2 (3.77%) Automated Test Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Android Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++ Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) Web Services
2 10 (18.87%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) J2EE
3 3 (5.66%) Middleware
4 2 (3.77%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (3.77%) RESTful
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.77%) JSON
4 2 (3.77%) POSIX
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.89%) LAMP
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (1.89%) MFC
5 1 (1.89%) WCF
5 1 (1.89%) WPF
5 1 (1.89%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.89%) Django
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.32%) Open Source
3 4 (7.55%) User Experience
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.77%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.77%) MPEG
5 2 (3.77%) IPTV
6 1 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) GIS
6 1 (1.89%) Clustering
6 1 (1.89%) STB
6 1 (1.89%) Animation
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) RIA
6 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (32.08%) DevOps
2 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
3 10 (18.87%) TDD
4 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.98%) Load Balancing
4 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.09%) OO
6 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (7.55%) Kanban
7 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
8 3 (5.66%) Network Design
8 3 (5.66%) CRM
8 3 (5.66%) Security Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) Python
2 24 (45.28%) Ruby
3 21 (39.62%) Java
3 21 (39.62%) PHP
4 13 (24.53%) Bash Shell
5 12 (22.64%) C
5 12 (22.64%) C#
6 7 (13.21%) Perl
7 6 (11.32%) SQL
8 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.55%) Embedded C
10 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.77%) Lua
11 2 (3.77%) Tcl
11 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.89%) VB
12 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Puppet
1 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (16.98%) Salt
3 5 (9.43%) HAProxy
4 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Blue Coat
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco
3 3 (5.66%) Juniper
3 3 (5.66%) Websense
3 3 (5.66%) Symantec
3 3 (5.66%) McAfee
4 1 (1.89%) Perforce
4 1 (1.89%) Capita
4 1 (1.89%) Splunk
4 1 (1.89%) Percona
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