Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 80 77
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 -15
Contract jobs citing C++ 22 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.72% 0.83% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 2.74% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 9
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £315 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -32.26% +3.33%
10th Percentile £345 £304 £293
90th Percentile £400 £438 £590
North West median daily rate £370 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -17.78% +5.88% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Cheshire median hourly rate - £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.54% -13.33%
North West median hourly rate £31.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.88% - +6.67%

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 541 402 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.40% 30.34% 34.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 280 376
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £269
90th Percentile £500 £525 £499
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +47.62% -40.00%
10th Percentile £20.63 £26.50 £11.85
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £36.05
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £29.01
% change year-on-year -15.63% +37.87% -22.63%

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 19 November 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
Knutsford +12 22 £375 - 1
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 17 (77.27%) CSS
2 17 (77.27%) C
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 17 (77.27%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) Unit Testing
2 17 (77.27%) Android
2 17 (77.27%) Git (software)
2 17 (77.27%) Gradle
2 17 (77.27%) Jenkins
2 17 (77.27%) Android Development
3 16 (72.73%) Android NDK
3 16 (72.73%) CSS3
3 16 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 16 (72.73%) JIRA
3 16 (72.73%) Android SDK
3 16 (72.73%) Ionic Framework
3 16 (72.73%) Secure Coding
3 16 (72.73%) Confluence
3 16 (72.73%) HTML5
3 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (72.73%) Cryptography
4 5 (22.73%) ATM
4 5 (22.73%) Banking
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 1 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum

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 16 (72.73%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) ATM
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Git (software)
1 17 (77.27%) Gradle
1 17 (77.27%) Jenkins
2 16 (72.73%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (72.73%) Android Developer
3 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
3 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) CSS
1 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) Android NDK
2 16 (72.73%) Android SDK
2 16 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 16 (72.73%) CSS3
2 16 (72.73%) HTML5
2 16 (72.73%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Android Development
1 17 (77.27%) Unit Testing
2 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (72.73%) Cryptography
2 16 (72.73%) Secure Coding
2 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) BDD
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
3 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
3 1 (4.55%) Scrum
3 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 17 (77.27%) C
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Apple Swift
4 1 (4.55%) Kotlin
4 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) Scala