Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 106 97
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 +26
Contract jobs citing C++ 20 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.71% 1.52% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 3.25% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 23
Manchester median daily rate £430 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £390 £291 £243
90th Percentile £525 £550 £588
North West median daily rate £430 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +14.67% -16.67% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Manchester median hourly rate £45.25 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.67% -6.25% -13.98%
10th Percentile £39.33 £27.75 £33.10
90th Percentile £52.18 £42.00 £42.25
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +9.33% -3.23% -8.28%

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 1,249 1,509 1,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.34% 46.82% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 1,051 752
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 45
Manchester median hourly rate £25.58 £33.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.21% -3.57% +37.25%
10th Percentile £12.07 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £43.25 £43.75 £44.50
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.10% -9.38% +23.08%

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019.

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 15 July 2019. 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
Rochdale - 2 £425 - 1
Oldham - 1 - - 1
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for C++.

1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) Qt
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (20.00%) Robot Framework
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.00%) Artifactory
7 2 (10.00%) Fortran
7 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
7 2 (10.00%) BusyBox

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 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Robot Framework
2 3 (15.00%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) Qt
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Keras
3 1 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (5.00%) Qt Quick
3 1 (5.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Computer Vision
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Convolutional Neural Network
6 1 (5.00%) Data Science
6 1 (5.00%) Deep Learning
6 1 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) C
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) Fortran
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) R
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) BusyBox
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Google