The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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++
England / Yorkshire
Rank 96 79 117
Rank change year-on-year -17 +38  
Contract jobs citing C++ 31 60 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.44% 2.13% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 5.15% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 6
Median daily rate £350 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +83.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £363 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £691 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £38.50 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.66% -62.50%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 949 1164 1076
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 43.94% 41.34% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 792 703
Median daily rate £400 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Yorkshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire -6 22 £400 -26.26% 10
South Yorkshire -8 6 £289 -62.09% 6
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.00%) C#
3 16 (32.00%) HTML
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.00%) Python
4 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (24.00%) SQL
6 11 (22.00%) .NET
6 11 (22.00%) Linux
7 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (20.00%) Android
8 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (18.00%) Ruby
8 9 (18.00%) Windows
9 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
9 8 (16.00%) C
9 8 (16.00%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
10 7 (14.00%) Web Design
10 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
10 7 (14.00%) Change Management
10 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
10 7 (14.00%) Eclipse
10 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (14.00%) Web Services
10 7 (14.00%) ITIL
10 7 (14.00%) ServiceNow
10 7 (14.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (14.00%) Customer Requirements

C++
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.00%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (8.00%) IaaS
1 4 (8.00%) Loggly
1 4 (8.00%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) Riak
3 2 (4.00%) MS Access
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) HBase
4 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (14.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (12.00%) JIRA
6 5 (10.00%) Android Studio
7 4 (8.00%) FitNesse
7 4 (8.00%) Grunt
7 4 (8.00%) Maven
7 4 (8.00%) Robot Framework
7 4 (8.00%) Vagrant
8 2 (4.00%) Selenium
9 1 (2.00%) Appium
9 1 (2.00%) Calabash
9 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.00%) Subversion
9 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.00%) Electronics
1 4 (8.00%) Games
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Administrator
3 7 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) VB Developer
5 4 (8.00%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.00%) CRM Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Programmer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) HTML
2 11 (22.00%) .NET
3 7 (14.00%) Web Services
4 6 (12.00%) CSS
4 6 (12.00%) jQuery
5 5 (10.00%) HTML5
6 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.00%) CSS3
6 4 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (8.00%) Node.js
6 4 (8.00%) REST
6 4 (8.00%) Unreal Engine
6 4 (8.00%) XML
7 3 (6.00%) Apache Camel
7 3 (6.00%) Kafka
7 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.00%) Spring
7 3 (6.00%) Spring Boot
8 2 (4.00%) COM+
8 2 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Xbox
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) PlayStation
3 2 (4.00%) STB
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Android
3 9 (18.00%) Windows
4 8 (16.00%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.00%) CoreOS
7 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (14.00%) Change Management
3 7 (14.00%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
3 7 (14.00%) ITIL
3 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (14.00%) Web Design
4 6 (12.00%) Data Security
4 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (12.00%) Scrum
4 6 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (10.00%) Kanban
5 5 (10.00%) OO
5 5 (10.00%) Project Management
5 5 (10.00%) TDD
6 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) DevOps
6 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Java
2 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.00%) C#
4 13 (26.00%) Python
5 12 (24.00%) SQL
6 9 (18.00%) Ruby
7 8 (16.00%) C
8 5 (10.00%) PHP
8 5 (10.00%) VB
8 5 (10.00%) VB6
9 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
9 4 (8.00%) Go
9 4 (8.00%) Scala
10 3 (6.00%) Apple Swift
10 3 (6.00%) XPath
10 3 (6.00%) XQuery
11 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
11 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.00%) VBA
12 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.00%) MCAD
2 2 (4.00%) MCSD
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.00%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Docker
3 3 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.00%) HDFS
4 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Ansible
1 4 (8.00%) Nagios
1 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
1 4 (8.00%) Salt
1 4 (8.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) ServiceNow
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) Google
4 4 (8.00%) New Relic
4 4 (8.00%) Rackspace
4 4 (8.00%) SaltStack
4 4 (8.00%) Splunk
5 2 (4.00%) Alterian
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
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