Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 73 59
Rank change year-on-year -11 -14 +15
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 24 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.82% 1.64% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 4.72% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 43
Cheshire median daily rate £315 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.15% +1.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £304 £274 £363
90th Percentile £438 £579 £538
North West median daily rate £450 £413 £475
% change year-on-year +9.09% -13.16% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £30.30 £31.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £33.00 £38.35 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.09%

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 409 509 626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.45% 34.84% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 376 452
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £269
90th Percentile £520 £499 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% -38.24% -
10th Percentile £26.50 £11.85 £12.90
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

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 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 21 November 2017. 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
Warrington +10 4 - -
Wilmslow +5 1 £315 - 1
Knutsford -19 1 - - 3
Crewe - 1 £425 -
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) Games
3 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 4 (36.36%) Kinematics
4 4 (36.36%) Linear Algebra
4 4 (36.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (36.36%) NVIDIA
5 3 (27.27%) Android Development
5 3 (27.27%) Confluence
5 3 (27.27%) Android
5 3 (27.27%) Gradle
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) C
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) InstallShield
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) OO

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 4 (36.36%) Kinematics
2 3 (27.27%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Gradle
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
3 2 (18.18%) CMake
3 2 (18.18%) InstallShield
3 2 (18.18%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) TestComplete
3 2 (18.18%) WiX
General
1 5 (45.45%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C++ Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Core Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Programmer
3 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java GUI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (18.18%) J2SE
2 2 (18.18%) Java ME
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Android NDK
3 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) STB
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Linear Algebra
2 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Secure Coding
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Groovy
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VirtualBox
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) NVIDIA
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) HP