Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 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 > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 92 128
Rank change year-on-year -26 +36 -36
Contract jobs citing C++ 37 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.18% 1.65% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 4.04% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 22
Manchester median daily rate £375 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +15.15% +11.49%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £305
90th Percentile £550 £600 £498
North West median daily rate £375 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% -18.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Manchester median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +6.67%
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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,417 1,163 1,336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.36% 40.88% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 800 945
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £258
90th Percentile £556 £525 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 28
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +25.00% -21.13%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £14.09
90th Percentile £42.75 £48.75 £44.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year -11.95% +39.47% -22.97%

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 16 October 2018.

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++
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 16 October 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
Bolton +4 1 - -
Salford - 1 - - 2
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for C++.

1 16 (43.24%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) C
4 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) Games
5 8 (21.62%) Linux
6 7 (18.92%) SQL
6 7 (18.92%) HTML
6 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
7 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
7 6 (16.22%) HTML5
7 6 (16.22%) .NET
7 6 (16.22%) VC++
7 6 (16.22%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) Workflow
7 6 (16.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
8 5 (13.51%) CSS
8 5 (13.51%) Java
8 5 (13.51%) JIRA
8 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.81%) Robotics
9 4 (10.81%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
9 4 (10.81%) Windows

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 (2.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.70%) OpenEdge
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) RS-232
1 1 (2.70%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.70%) KDB
2 1 (2.70%) Kdb+
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.11%) C++Builder
5 2 (5.41%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (21.62%) Games
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Law
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) C++ Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) C# Programmer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Visual C++ Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) HTML5
2 6 (16.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (13.51%) CSS
4 3 (8.11%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) COM
5 2 (5.41%) Spring
6 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.70%) Django
6 1 (2.70%) JSON
6 1 (2.70%) Kafka
6 1 (2.70%) MFC
6 1 (2.70%) Node.js
6 1 (2.70%) Qt
6 1 (2.70%) REST
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
6 1 (2.70%) Swagger
6 1 (2.70%) WPF
6 1 (2.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (10.81%) Robotics
3 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
3 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) Workflow
4 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.81%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) Multithreaded Programming
5 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.41%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) SDLC
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.70%) OOP
8 1 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) C#
2 13 (35.14%) C
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) VC++
5 5 (13.51%) Java
5 5 (13.51%) Objective-C
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.11%) Python
8 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.41%) Delphi
9 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.70%) Lua
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Pega
2 1 (2.70%) Progress
2 1 (2.70%) SAP