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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 73 70
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3  
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.76% 1.84% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 5.18% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 16
Median daily rate £450 £430 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +56.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 589 637 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 44.49% 35.49% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 400 320
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.34 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -4 3 £350 -17.64% 1
Oldham - 1 - - 8
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) CRM
3 14 (48.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (44.83%) Migration
5 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) Java
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 8 (27.59%) Windows
7 8 (27.59%) Python
8 6 (20.69%) Node.js
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 5 (17.24%) Document Management
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (17.24%) Replication
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
10 4 (13.79%) DBS Check
10 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) Hadoop

C++
Top Related 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 6 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) Jetty
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.45%) Impala
4 1 (3.45%) MS Access
4 1 (3.45%) Redis
4 1 (3.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.45%) JMeter
1 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.45%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (13.79%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) CRM Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 5 (17.24%) DBA
3 5 (17.24%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Graduate Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Graduate Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) Graduate Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Graduate IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Graduate IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) Node.js
3 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) Express
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
4 2 (6.90%) DirectX
4 2 (6.90%) OpenGL
4 2 (6.90%) React
4 2 (6.90%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (3.45%) CryEngine
5 1 (3.45%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Replication
2 3 (10.34%) Interactive TV
2 3 (10.34%) MHEG
3 2 (6.90%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) IPTV
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) New Media
4 1 (3.45%) Robotics
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) CRM
2 13 (44.83%) Migration
3 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Document Management
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Kanban
8 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.90%) Release Management
8 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) SOLID
8 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) ActionScript
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.90%) Lua
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) Scala
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VBA
7 1 (3.45%) VBScript
7 1 (3.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) DBS Check
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) OpenTV
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Northgate
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Blue Prism
4 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.45%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
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