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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 80 74 98
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24  
Contract jobs citing C++ 22 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.61% 2.03% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 4.98% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 5
Median daily rate £400 £543 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.26% +80.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £670 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £37.00 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +311.11% -77.50%  
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 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 641 783 778
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 46.99% 40.85% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 542 506
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £556 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
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 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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 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
Leeds -11 17 £388 -28.57% 6
Wakefield - 1 £463 -
C++
Yorkshire

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 19 (54.29%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
5 11 (31.43%) Python
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) .NET
6 10 (28.57%) Android
7 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
7 9 (25.71%) Ruby
8 8 (22.86%) HTML
8 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
8 8 (22.86%) C
8 8 (22.86%) Windows
8 8 (22.86%) Linux
8 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
9 7 (20.00%) Web Services
10 6 (17.14%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (17.14%) JIRA
11 5 (14.29%) TDD
11 5 (14.29%) VB6
11 5 (14.29%) jQuery
11 5 (14.29%) HTML5
11 5 (14.29%) VB
11 5 (14.29%) CSS
11 5 (14.29%) Scrum
11 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft

C++
Top Related 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.71%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (11.43%) IaaS
1 4 (11.43%) Loggly
1 4 (11.43%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) Riak
3 2 (5.71%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) HBase
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
3 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (17.14%) JIRA
5 5 (14.29%) Android Studio
6 4 (11.43%) Grunt
6 4 (11.43%) Maven
6 4 (11.43%) Vagrant
7 3 (8.57%) FitNesse
7 3 (8.57%) Robot Framework
8 2 (5.71%) Selenium
9 1 (2.86%) Appium
9 1 (2.86%) Calabash
9 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.86%) Subversion
9 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (11.43%) Electronics
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Electronics Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) VB Developer
4 4 (11.43%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Android Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) CRM Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 8 (22.86%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) Web Services
4 5 (14.29%) CSS
4 5 (14.29%) HTML5
4 5 (14.29%) jQuery
5 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.43%) CSS3
5 4 (11.43%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (11.43%) Node.js
5 4 (11.43%) REST
6 3 (8.57%) Apache Camel
6 3 (8.57%) Kafka
6 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (8.57%) Spring
6 3 (8.57%) Spring Boot
6 3 (8.57%) XML
7 2 (5.71%) COM+
7 2 (5.71%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Android
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
3 6 (17.14%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.86%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.29%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Scrum
3 5 (14.29%) TDD
4 4 (11.43%) Android Development
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Kanban
4 4 (11.43%) OO
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
5 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.71%) BDD
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) C#
3 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (31.43%) Python
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 9 (25.71%) Ruby
7 8 (22.86%) C
8 5 (14.29%) VB
8 5 (14.29%) VB6
9 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
9 4 (11.43%) Go
9 4 (11.43%) PHP
9 4 (11.43%) Scala
10 3 (8.57%) Apple Swift
11 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
11 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
11 2 (5.71%) VBA
11 2 (5.71%) XPath
11 2 (5.71%) XQuery
12 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) MCAD
1 2 (5.71%) MCSD
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
2 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) HDFS
3 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Ansible
1 4 (11.43%) Nagios
1 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
1 4 (11.43%) Salt
1 4 (11.43%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Google
2 4 (11.43%) New Relic
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Rackspace
2 4 (11.43%) SaltStack
2 4 (11.43%) Splunk
3 2 (5.71%) Alterian
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
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Rate: £38 - £40 per hour
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