The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
UK / England
Rank 292 340 281
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -59
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 310 265 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.58% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.61% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 198 260
Median daily rate £600 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Median hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £34.33 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39259 43355 43155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.94% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25755 27927 27633
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1348 1585 1746
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
London +45 250 £600 +4.34% 93
South East -3 28 £385 +10.00% 16
South West +14 15 £350 +12.90% 4
East Midlands +11 8 £406 -4.41% 3
East of England +1 2 £325 -27.77% 23
North West +12 1 £400 -11.11% 3
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 England region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 583 (100.00%) C++
2 272 (46.66%) Linux
3 184 (31.56%) Multithreading
4 175 (30.02%) Unix
5 167 (28.64%) SQL
6 166 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
7 140 (24.01%) STL
8 130 (22.30%) Python
9 127 (21.78%) C#
9 127 (21.78%) Java
10 123 (21.10%) Finance
11 110 (18.87%) Front Office
12 108 (18.52%) C
13 105 (18.01%) Banking
14 103 (17.67%) OO
15 98 (16.81%) Low Latency
16 97 (16.64%) Perl
17 93 (15.95%) Software Engineering
18 92 (15.78%) Electronic Trading
19 89 (15.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 88 (15.09%) Oracle
21 87 (14.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 85 (14.58%) Windows
23 70 (12.01%) Investment Banking
24 66 (11.32%) Fixed Income
25 60 (10.29%) SDLC
26 54 (9.26%) TDD
27 51 (8.75%) Scrum
28 50 (8.58%) Degree
29 49 (8.40%) Algorithms

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 9 (1.54%) Confluence
2 7 (1.20%) Apache Qpid
3 4 (0.69%) Apache
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (0.69%) SAS
4 3 (0.51%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.34%) IIS
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.03%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.72%) RMDS
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.17%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.54%) PaaS
2 7 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.03%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.74%) HTTP
3 11 (1.89%) Wireshark
4 9 (1.54%) VoIP
5 7 (1.20%) AMQP
5 7 (1.20%) Internet
6 4 (0.69%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.69%) DVB
6 4 (0.69%) LAN
6 4 (0.69%) SSL
6 4 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.69%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.51%) DNS
7 3 (0.51%) Multicast
7 3 (0.51%) Wireless
8 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.34%) LDAP
8 2 (0.34%) NGN
9 1 (0.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.49%) OLTP
2 24 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 21 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.26%) SQL Server
5 14 (2.40%) KDB
6 12 (2.06%) Tick Data
7 10 (1.72%) MySQL
8 8 (1.37%) Big Data
9 7 (1.20%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.03%) SQLite
11 5 (0.86%) Kdb+
12 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.51%) DB2
13 3 (0.51%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.34%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.17%) SAS Visual Analytics
15 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (6.69%) Subversion
2 35 (6.00%) JIRA
3 30 (5.15%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.43%) Visual Studio
5 15 (2.57%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.23%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.72%) GCC
7 10 (1.72%) GDB
8 9 (1.54%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.54%) GoogleTest
9 8 (1.37%) CMake
9 8 (1.37%) Valgrind
10 7 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.86%) NUnit
12 5 (0.86%) Qt Creator
13 4 (0.69%) Gradle
13 4 (0.69%) Rational Rhapsody
14 3 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.51%) Xcode
General
1 123 (21.10%) Finance
2 110 (18.87%) Front Office
3 105 (18.01%) Banking
4 70 (12.01%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.80%) Games
6 7 (1.20%) Publishing
7 6 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.86%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.69%) Automotive
9 4 (0.69%) Electronics
9 4 (0.69%) Military
10 3 (0.51%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Avionics
11 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (24.01%) STL
2 87 (14.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 39 (6.69%) FIX Protocol
4 38 (6.52%) XML
5 29 (4.97%) .NET
6 28 (4.80%) HTML
7 25 (4.29%) OpenGL
8 24 (4.12%) Qt
9 20 (3.43%) CSS
10 18 (3.09%) Middleware
11 14 (2.40%) Web Services
11 14 (2.40%) WPF
12 13 (2.23%) JSON
12 13 (2.23%) RESTful
13 12 (2.06%) Rendezvous
13 12 (2.06%) XSLT
14 11 (1.89%) J2EE
14 11 (1.89%) Swing
15 10 (1.72%) EJB
15 10 (1.72%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 89 (15.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 66 (11.32%) Fixed Income
3 49 (8.40%) Algorithms
4 39 (6.69%) Derivative
5 35 (6.00%) Computer Science
6 24 (4.12%) Mathematics
7 23 (3.95%) Equities
8 21 (3.60%) Market Risk
9 20 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
10 19 (3.26%) Management Information System
11 17 (2.92%) N-Tier
12 12 (2.06%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.72%) Physics
14 9 (1.54%) Device Driver
15 8 (1.37%) Grid Computing
16 7 (1.20%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.86%) Digital Media
17 5 (0.86%) Hedge funds
17 5 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 272 (46.66%) Linux
2 175 (30.02%) Unix
3 85 (14.58%) Windows
4 23 (3.95%) Solaris
5 14 (2.40%) Android
6 13 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.72%) CentOS
8 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (31.56%) Multithreading
2 166 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (17.67%) OO
4 98 (16.81%) Low Latency
5 93 (15.95%) Software Engineering
6 92 (15.78%) Electronic Trading
7 60 (10.29%) SDLC
8 54 (9.26%) TDD
9 51 (8.75%) Scrum
10 49 (8.40%) Multithreaded Programming
11 48 (8.23%) Algorithmic Trading
12 47 (8.06%) Release Management
13 44 (7.55%) Risk Management
14 34 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (5.49%) OOP
16 28 (4.80%) High Availability
17 24 (4.12%) Database Tuning
17 24 (4.12%) UML
18 23 (3.95%) OOD
18 23 (3.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 583 (100.00%) C++
2 167 (28.64%) SQL
3 130 (22.30%) Python
4 127 (21.78%) C#
4 127 (21.78%) Java
5 108 (18.52%) C
6 97 (16.64%) Perl
7 29 (4.97%) JavaScript
8 20 (3.43%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.57%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.23%) Embedded C++
10 13 (2.23%) Ruby
11 11 (1.89%) Embedded C
12 10 (1.72%) Go
12 10 (1.72%) Scala
13 9 (1.54%) Rust
14 7 (1.20%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.20%) VC++
15 6 (1.03%) Korn
16 5 (0.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 50 (8.58%) Degree
2 42 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.77%) PhD
4 20 (3.43%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.66%) QA
2 19 (3.26%) MiFID
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) MISRA
System Software
1 9 (1.54%) Docker
2 4 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) Ansible
1 2 (0.34%) Terraform
1 2 (0.34%) WMI
2 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 88 (15.09%) Oracle
2 29 (4.97%) Google
3 23 (3.95%) TIBCO
4 19 (3.26%) Solace
5 18 (3.09%) Sybase
6 15 (2.57%) Microsoft
7 13 (2.23%) Reuters
8 10 (1.72%) ION Trading
9 9 (1.54%) Bloomberg
9 9 (1.54%) Cognizant
10 5 (0.86%) IBM
10 5 (0.86%) Talarian
11 4 (0.69%) Telerik
12 3 (0.51%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.51%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.34%) Eze Software Group
13 2 (0.34%) Informatica
13 2 (0.34%) Perforce
13 2 (0.34%) VMware
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