The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 27 June 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++
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 97 89
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.77% 1.12% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 2.43% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 19
Median daily rate £375 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +61.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £395 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £707 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.43% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 - £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.05% +6.25%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 631 945 818
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 43.94% 46.05% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 657 571
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.18% -62.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £13.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.09 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in West Yorkshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in West Yorkshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in West Yorkshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Leeds +6 9 £375 -28.57% 6
Wakefield -1 1 - -
C++
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) C#
4 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 10 (30.30%) Python
5 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 8 (24.24%) Ruby
6 8 (24.24%) VB6
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
6 8 (24.24%) VB
7 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
8 6 (18.18%) Web Services
8 6 (18.18%) .NET
8 6 (18.18%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) HTML
8 6 (18.18%) Android
8 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
9 5 (15.15%) C
9 5 (15.15%) Windows
9 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
10 4 (12.12%) PHP
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle
10 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
10 4 (12.12%) Spring
10 4 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (12.12%) JIRA
11 3 (9.09%) Loggly
11 3 (9.09%) Prometheus

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (9.09%) IaaS
1 3 (9.09%) Loggly
1 3 (9.09%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DVB
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) Riak
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
3 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.12%) JIRA
6 3 (9.09%) Android Studio
6 3 (9.09%) Grunt
6 3 (9.09%) Maven
6 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
7 1 (3.03%) GCC
7 1 (3.03%) Selenium
7 1 (3.03%) Subversion
7 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) VB Developer
4 6 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Android Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) CRM Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
8 2 (6.06%) Electronics Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) iOS Developer
9 1 (3.03%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) Spring
3 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Camel
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) CSS3
3 3 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (9.09%) HTML5
3 3 (9.09%) jQuery
3 3 (9.09%) Kafka
3 3 (9.09%) Node.js
3 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (9.09%) REST
3 3 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.03%) Android SDK
4 1 (3.03%) Core Data
4 1 (3.03%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.03%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Digital TV
2 1 (3.03%) IPTV
2 1 (3.03%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (3.03%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Android
3 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.09%) Android Development
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
4 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) iOS Development
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.03%) DSDM
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Open Source
6 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) Python
4 8 (24.24%) Ruby
4 8 (24.24%) VB
4 8 (24.24%) VB6
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) C
7 4 (12.12%) PHP
8 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 3 (9.09%) Go
8 3 (9.09%) Scala
9 2 (6.06%) Apple Swift
9 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
10 1 (3.03%) Elixir
10 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
10 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Ansible
1 3 (9.09%) Nagios
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.09%) Prometheus
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
1 3 (9.09%) Salt
1 3 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Google
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) New Relic
2 3 (9.09%) Rackspace
2 3 (9.09%) SaltStack
2 3 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
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