The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 22 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.36% 7.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 8.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
C++ Developer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
146 61 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 97.99% 93.85% 90.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 33 69
Median daily rate £374 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £295 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.51 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £15.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £17.77 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Developer across the Belfast region.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Equities
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) C

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £303.07 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago