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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 99 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 23 34 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.90% 1.52% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 3.82% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 20
Average daily rate
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£323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £289 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £314 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
889 891 968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 34.82% 39.94% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 520 487
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £213
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 18 32 19
Average hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.44 £13.97 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £45.00 £32.50
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 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 24 October 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 24 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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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 17 £365 +21.66% 19
South Yorkshire +5 4 £290 - 6
North Yorkshire -7 2 - - 4
East Yorkshire - - - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (50.00%) Linux
2 30 (44.12%) Python
3 29 (42.65%) PHP
4 28 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 25 (36.76%) Java
6 24 (35.29%) Web Services
6 24 (35.29%) Ruby
7 22 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (25.00%) Client/Server
8 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 16 (23.53%) DevOps
9 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
10 15 (22.06%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (22.06%) Puppet
10 15 (22.06%) TDD
11 14 (20.59%) DNS
11 14 (20.59%) OO
11 14 (20.59%) C
11 14 (20.59%) Perl
11 14 (20.59%) Salt
12 13 (19.12%) Node.js
13 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (16.18%) Internet
14 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
14 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (14.71%) SSL
15 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
16 9 (13.24%) .NET
16 9 (13.24%) Oracle
16 9 (13.24%) SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (19.12%) Node.js
2 9 (13.24%) Apache
3 5 (7.35%) nginx
4 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.35%) Route 53
2 5 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (7.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (20.59%) DNS
3 11 (16.18%) Internet
4 10 (14.71%) SSL
5 5 (7.35%) DHCP
5 5 (7.35%) Ethernet
5 5 (7.35%) DVB
5 5 (7.35%) SSH
5 5 (7.35%) VLAN
6 3 (4.41%) Network Security
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.41%) Firewall
6 3 (4.41%) LDAP
7 2 (2.94%) SMTP
7 2 (2.94%) FTP
8 1 (1.47%) HTTP
8 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.24%) Redis
2 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.76%) SimpleDB
3 8 (11.76%) Couchbase
4 7 (10.29%) MySQL
5 5 (7.35%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Selenium
2 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.94%) Behat
3 1 (1.47%) JUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Firebug
3 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Automotive
2 2 (2.94%) Games
2 2 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Software Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Developer
3 19 (27.94%) Cloud Engineer
4 15 (22.06%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.82%) C++ Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Systems Designer
10 3 (4.41%) Designer
11 2 (2.94%) Non-Functional Tester
11 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++ Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Automated Test Consultant
11 2 (2.94%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) Web Services
2 9 (13.24%) .NET
3 6 (8.82%) J2EE
4 5 (7.35%) Middleware
5 2 (2.94%) MFC
5 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.94%) CSS
5 2 (2.94%) JSON
5 2 (2.94%) RESTful
5 2 (2.94%) POSIX
5 2 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (1.47%) ISAPI
6 1 (1.47%) MAPI
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.47%) REST
6 1 (1.47%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (1.47%) WCF
6 1 (1.47%) jQuery
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (1.47%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.35%) IPTV
3 5 (7.35%) Video on Demand
3 5 (7.35%) MPEG
4 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) STB
5 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.94%) Animation
7 1 (1.47%) RIA
7 1 (1.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.47%) Open Source
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.47%) Handset
7 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) UNIX
2 6 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 16 (23.53%) DevOps
3 15 (22.06%) TDD
4 14 (20.59%) OO
5 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
8 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Performance Testing
9 5 (7.35%) BDD
9 5 (7.35%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.35%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.88%) Kanban
10 4 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.41%) Security Testing
11 3 (4.41%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) Python
2 29 (42.65%) PHP
3 25 (36.76%) Java
4 24 (35.29%) Ruby
5 16 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 14 (20.59%) Perl
6 14 (20.59%) C
7 9 (13.24%) SQL
8 8 (11.76%) C#
9 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
10 5 (7.35%) VB
10 5 (7.35%) Tcl
11 4 (5.88%) Embedded C
12 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.94%) VB6
13 2 (2.94%) Lua
14 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) ISEB
2 5 (7.35%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) Puppet
1 15 (22.06%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (20.59%) Salt
3 5 (7.35%) HAProxy
4 3 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Juniper
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco
3 3 (4.41%) Symantec
3 3 (4.41%) McAfee
3 3 (4.41%) Websense
3 3 (4.41%) Blue Coat
4 2 (2.94%) Capita
4 2 (2.94%) Splunk
5 1 (1.47%) Percona
5 1 (1.47%) Perforce
5 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
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