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 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 88 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing C++ 52 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.74% 1.79% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 4.96% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 19
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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 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £333 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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++
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
1144 846 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.35% 36.09% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 502 400
Average daily rate £335 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £227 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 42
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £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 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 31 July 2015.

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 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
West Yorkshire -21 42 £375 +17.18% 22
South Yorkshire +1 10 £400 +60.00% 7
North Yorkshire +3 7 £300 -6.25% 3
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 43 (61.43%) Java
2 41 (58.57%) C
3 26 (37.14%) Software Engineering
3 26 (37.14%) Linux
4 14 (20.00%) SQL
4 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 13 (18.57%) HTML
5 13 (18.57%) Python
6 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 11 (15.71%) UNIX
7 11 (15.71%) EPoS
7 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.86%) OOD
8 9 (12.86%) Web Services
8 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
9 8 (11.43%) C#
9 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
9 8 (11.43%) Retail
10 7 (10.00%) Electronics
10 7 (10.00%) Middleware
10 7 (10.00%) XML
10 7 (10.00%) OO
10 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
10 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Embedded C++
11 6 (8.57%) UML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.29%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Jetty
4 1 (1.43%) nginx
4 1 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
1 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.29%) SSL
3 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
4 1 (1.43%) DMZ
4 1 (1.43%) Internet
4 1 (1.43%) DVB
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) DB2
2 5 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) HBase
4 1 (1.43%) Redis
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.57%) JUnit
3 5 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (5.71%) StarTeam
4 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.29%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.86%) Redmine
6 2 (2.86%) Valgrind
6 2 (2.86%) Subversion
6 2 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (1.43%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.43%) JIRA
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 8 (11.43%) Retail
2 7 (10.00%) Electronics
3 4 (5.71%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (58.57%) Developer
2 23 (32.86%) C++ Developer
3 17 (24.29%) Java Developer
4 16 (22.86%) Software Engineer
5 14 (20.00%) C Developer
6 11 (15.71%) Java Applications Developer
6 11 (15.71%) Applications Developer
7 9 (12.86%) C++/Java Developer
7 9 (12.86%) EPoS Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Programmer
9 6 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 6 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (5.71%) C Programmer
11 4 (5.71%) Embedded Linux Engineer
12 3 (4.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
12 3 (4.29%) Mobile Developer
12 3 (4.29%) C Software Engineer
12 3 (4.29%) Java Software Engineer
13 2 (2.86%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) HTML
2 9 (12.86%) Web Services
3 7 (10.00%) XML
3 7 (10.00%) Middleware
4 6 (8.57%) .NET
4 6 (8.57%) J2EE
5 5 (7.14%) CSS
6 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.71%) OpenGL
6 4 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (5.71%) HTML5
6 4 (5.71%) QML
6 4 (5.71%) Qt
7 3 (4.29%) WebKit
7 3 (4.29%) OpenGL ES
7 3 (4.29%) GStreamer
7 3 (4.29%) jQuery
8 2 (2.86%) JSP
8 2 (2.86%) LAMP
8 2 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) EPoS
2 4 (5.71%) Streaming Video
2 4 (5.71%) STB
2 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) DTV
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.43%) APACS
4 1 (1.43%) Tandem
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) Physics
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Linux
2 11 (15.71%) UNIX
3 7 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (8.57%) AIX
5 5 (7.14%) Windows
6 4 (5.71%) Android
6 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (1.43%) HPUX
9 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Software Engineering
2 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (12.86%) OOD
5 7 (10.00%) OO
6 6 (8.57%) UML
6 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Open Source
7 5 (7.14%) TDD
7 5 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
8 4 (5.71%) SDLC
8 4 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) RUP
9 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.29%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.29%) Scrum
9 3 (4.29%) Release Management
9 3 (4.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (61.43%) Java
2 41 (58.57%) C
3 14 (20.00%) SQL
4 13 (18.57%) Python
5 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.43%) C#
7 7 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.57%) Embedded C++
9 5 (7.14%) Ruby
10 4 (5.71%) Embedded C
10 4 (5.71%) PHP
11 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.29%) Lua
11 3 (4.29%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.86%) Perl
13 1 (1.43%) Delphi
13 1 (1.43%) VB
13 1 (1.43%) VB6
13 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) GMP
1 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) vCloud
2 1 (1.43%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) HDFS
2 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Puppet
1 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.43%) Ansible
2 1 (1.43%) Salt
2 1 (1.43%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Lotus
1 4 (5.71%) VMware
1 4 (5.71%) Google
2 3 (4.29%) jBASE
2 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.43%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.43%) Sun
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
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