Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 18 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 > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 118 87
Rank change year-on-year +27 -31 +27
Contract jobs citing C++ 45 38 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.53% 1.06% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 2.80% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 30
Manchester median daily rate £475 £400 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +27.49% -16.33%
10th Percentile £291 £305 £224
90th Percentile £600 £495 £475
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -11.76%
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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1244 1356 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.37% 37.99% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 977 786
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £239
90th Percentile £531 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 45
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.97 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.05% -31.53% +66.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.39 £13.30
90th Percentile £47.70 £43.08 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.53 £37.50
% change year-on-year +35.48% -21.27% +30.43%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Manchester

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Manchester

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Manchester

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Manchester

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C++ in Manchester

C++
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++ within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 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
Stockport +3 8 £300 -7.69%
Bolton - 3 - - 1
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region with a requirement for C++.

1 22 (48.89%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) HTML
3 19 (42.22%) C#
4 17 (37.78%) Windows
5 16 (35.56%) SQL
6 14 (31.11%) Python
7 13 (28.89%) CSS
7 13 (28.89%) JIRA
8 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 12 (26.67%) C
9 11 (24.44%) .NET
9 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
10 10 (22.22%) Ansible
10 10 (22.22%) DevOps
10 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (20.00%) Confluence
11 9 (20.00%) HTML5
12 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
12 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
12 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (17.78%) Degree
12 8 (17.78%) Mathematics
12 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
12 8 (17.78%) Unix
12 8 (17.78%) CSS3
13 7 (15.56%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (15.56%) Jenkins

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.00%) Confluence
2 4 (8.89%) CMS
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (8.89%) WordPress
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.22%) ArchestrA
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.22%) TPMS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) LaTeX
2 3 (6.67%) Camtasia
3 1 (2.22%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) PaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.22%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.22%) IDMS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) JIRA
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.11%) Gradle
4 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.44%) Gerrit
4 2 (4.44%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (4.44%) LabVIEW
4 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.22%) C++Builder
5 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.89%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Games
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Android Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Author
6 5 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Author
7 3 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps Architect
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) HTML
2 13 (28.89%) CSS
3 11 (24.44%) .NET
3 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
4 9 (20.00%) HTML5
5 8 (17.78%) CSS3
6 7 (15.56%) MSMQ
6 7 (15.56%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (15.56%) WPF
7 6 (13.33%) WSDL
7 6 (13.33%) XML
8 5 (11.11%) Android NDK
8 5 (11.11%) Android SDK
8 5 (11.11%) Ionic Framework
9 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
9 4 (8.89%) Node.js
9 4 (8.89%) Sphinx
10 3 (6.67%) Angular 2
11 1 (2.22%) Qt
11 1 (2.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Android
4 3 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.22%) VME
5 1 (2.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) DevOps
4 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.78%) Mathematics
5 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
6 6 (13.33%) Physics
7 5 (11.11%) Android Development
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (8.89%) Analytical Thinking
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.89%) Content Management
8 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Refactoring
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
8 4 (8.89%) TDD
9 3 (6.67%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) C#
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 14 (31.11%) Python
5 12 (26.67%) C
6 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (15.56%) Go
9 6 (13.33%) Scala
9 6 (13.33%) VB
10 5 (11.11%) Fortran
11 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 2 (4.44%) Groovy
11 2 (4.44%) Ruby
12 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
12 1 (2.22%) COBOL
12 1 (2.22%) Pascal
12 1 (2.22%) R
12 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Ansible
2 7 (15.56%) Mesos
3 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Sitecore
2 3 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Embarcadero
4 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.22%) Serena
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Wonderware