Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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++ Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 148 140
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 -16
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 9 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.32% 0.054% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.057% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Manchester median daily rate £444 £244 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.05% -29.35% -
10th Percentile £306 £212 £316
90th Percentile £475 £281 £378
North West median daily rate £444 £310 £350
% change year-on-year +43.15% -11.43% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -14.67% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2629 3487 3122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.99% 94.96% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1591 2063 1744
Manchester median daily rate £375 £395 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +11.27% +5.19%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £214
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 81 121
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £36.00 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.47
% change year-on-year +15.79% +2.87% +8.65%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Manchester

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Manchester

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ Developer in Manchester

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in Manchester

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Stockport - 3 - -
C++ Developer
North West

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Qt
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) UML
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) WSDL
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) WPF
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
5 1 (11.11%) Python

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Qt
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 3 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared