Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 77 56
Rank change year-on-year -8 -21 +26
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 10 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.53% 0.82% 2.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 2.62% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 48
Cheshire median daily rate £283 £313 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.60% -28.57% +7.36%
10th Percentile £185 £281 £330
90th Percentile £438 £490 £590
North West median daily rate £334 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -16.56% -11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +12.68%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 462 381 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 35.13% 31.18% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 290 461
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £258 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 18
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £34.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% +99.93% -48.15%
10th Percentile £27.00 £15.98 £12.85
90th Percentile £43.25 £46.47 £36.63
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +13.85%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Cheshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Cheshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Cheshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Cheshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 1 £425 - 1
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) J2SE
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Android Development
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Java ME
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) STB
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Android Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Core Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (14.29%) GUI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) GUI Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Java GUI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2SE
2 3 (42.86%) Java ME
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) STB
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Android Development
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
1 3 (42.86%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift