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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 312 335 276
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -59
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 306 309 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.61% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.64% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 205 308
Median daily rate £563 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £317 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
C++ Developer
UK

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
43501 47980 48241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.93% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28710 31023 31043
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 1886 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 227 £600 +9.09% 92
South East +8 43 £375 +7.14% 19
South West +14 19 £525 +55.55% 7
East Midlands -5 5 £388 +40.90% 3
West Midlands -5 4 £500 - 6
North East - 2 £325 -
North West 0 1 £400 +26.98% 4
C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 8 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 England region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 571 (100.00%) C++
2 256 (44.83%) Linux
3 171 (29.95%) Multithreading
4 164 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (28.37%) Unix
6 161 (28.20%) SQL
7 153 (26.80%) Java
8 132 (23.12%) Python
9 131 (22.94%) STL
10 130 (22.77%) C#
11 119 (20.84%) C
12 105 (18.39%) OO
13 103 (18.04%) Finance
14 101 (17.69%) Software Engineering
15 99 (17.34%) Perl
16 91 (15.94%) Front Office
16 91 (15.94%) Oracle
17 87 (15.24%) Banking
18 82 (14.36%) Electronic Trading
19 78 (13.66%) Windows
20 72 (12.61%) Low Latency
21 71 (12.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 70 (12.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 60 (10.51%) TDD
24 55 (9.63%) Investment Banking
25 54 (9.46%) Fixed Income
25 54 (9.46%) Multithreaded Programming
26 51 (8.93%) Security Cleared
26 51 (8.93%) Degree
26 51 (8.93%) SDLC

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 8 (1.40%) Confluence
2 6 (1.05%) Apache Qpid
3 5 (0.88%) Apache
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (0.70%) SAS
5 3 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.35%) IIS
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.53%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.58%) RMDS
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.98%) PaaS
2 15 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.63%) HTTP
3 10 (1.75%) Wireshark
4 8 (1.40%) VoIP
5 7 (1.23%) Internet
6 6 (1.05%) AMQP
7 4 (0.70%) DVB
7 4 (0.70%) LAN
7 4 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.53%) LDAP
8 3 (0.53%) Multicast
8 3 (0.53%) SSL
8 3 (0.53%) Wireless
9 2 (0.35%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.35%) NGN
10 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.18%) Network Security
10 1 (0.18%) Softphone
10 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.95%) OLTP
2 25 (4.38%) Oracle Database
3 21 (3.68%) SQL Server
4 20 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.28%) KDB
6 12 (2.10%) MySQL
7 8 (1.40%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.23%) Tick Data
9 6 (1.05%) Big Data
10 5 (0.88%) Kdb+
10 5 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.53%) SQLite
13 2 (0.35%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.35%) DB2
13 2 (0.35%) ObjectStore
14 1 (0.18%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 37 (6.48%) JIRA
1 37 (6.48%) Subversion
2 31 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.28%) GCC
4 13 (2.28%) GDB
4 13 (2.28%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.93%) Eclipse
5 11 (1.93%) GoogleTest
6 10 (1.75%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.40%) Bitbucket
7 8 (1.40%) NUnit
8 7 (1.23%) CMake
8 7 (1.23%) Valgrind
9 6 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.88%) Ant
10 5 (0.88%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.88%) CppUnit
10 5 (0.88%) Qt Creator
10 5 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 103 (18.04%) Finance
2 91 (15.94%) Front Office
3 87 (15.24%) Banking
4 55 (9.63%) Investment Banking
5 29 (5.08%) Games
6 8 (1.40%) Electronics
7 7 (1.23%) Publishing
7 7 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.88%) Military
9 4 (0.70%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.70%) Automotive
9 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.53%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Avionics
12 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.18%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (22.94%) STL
2 71 (12.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 33 (5.78%) XML
4 32 (5.60%) .NET
5 31 (5.43%) HTML
6 25 (4.38%) OpenGL
7 24 (4.20%) FIX Protocol
8 20 (3.50%) Qt
8 20 (3.50%) Web Services
9 19 (3.33%) CSS
10 16 (2.80%) J2EE
10 16 (2.80%) Rendezvous
11 15 (2.63%) Middleware
12 14 (2.45%) RESTful
12 14 (2.45%) Swing
12 14 (2.45%) XSLT
13 12 (2.10%) EJB
13 12 (2.10%) JSON
13 12 (2.10%) WPF
13 12 (2.10%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 54 (9.46%) Fixed Income
3 47 (8.23%) Algorithms
4 32 (5.60%) Derivative
5 30 (5.25%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.68%) Mathematics
7 20 (3.50%) Embedded Systems
8 17 (2.98%) Equities
9 16 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (2.80%) N-Tier
10 15 (2.63%) Market Risk
11 13 (2.28%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.10%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.58%) Device Driver
13 9 (1.58%) Grid Computing
14 8 (1.40%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.40%) Physics
15 6 (1.05%) VHDL
16 5 (0.88%) Replication
17 4 (0.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 256 (44.83%) Linux
2 162 (28.37%) Unix
3 78 (13.66%) Windows
4 21 (3.68%) Solaris
5 17 (2.98%) Android
5 17 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.58%) CentOS
7 3 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.53%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (29.95%) Multithreading
2 164 (28.72%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (18.39%) OO
4 101 (17.69%) Software Engineering
5 82 (14.36%) Electronic Trading
6 72 (12.61%) Low Latency
7 60 (10.51%) TDD
8 54 (9.46%) Multithreaded Programming
9 51 (8.93%) SDLC
10 50 (8.76%) Scrum
11 46 (8.06%) Release Management
12 36 (6.30%) Risk Management
13 35 (6.13%) Algorithmic Trading
14 34 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (5.60%) OOP
16 31 (5.43%) High Availability
17 30 (5.25%) UML
18 29 (5.08%) OOD
18 29 (5.08%) Unit Testing
19 25 (4.38%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 571 (100.00%) C++
2 161 (28.20%) SQL
3 153 (26.80%) Java
4 132 (23.12%) Python
5 130 (22.77%) C#
6 119 (20.84%) C
7 99 (17.34%) Perl
8 32 (5.60%) JavaScript
9 18 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.28%) Embedded C++
11 12 (2.10%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.93%) Embedded C
13 10 (1.75%) Ruby
14 9 (1.58%) Scala
15 7 (1.23%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.23%) Rust
15 7 (1.23%) VC++
16 6 (1.05%) Go
16 6 (1.05%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 51 (8.93%) Degree
1 51 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.38%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.15%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.73%) QA
2 17 (2.98%) MiFID
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.35%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (1.05%) Docker
2 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 91 (15.94%) Oracle
2 33 (5.78%) Google
3 23 (4.03%) TIBCO
4 17 (2.98%) Microsoft
4 17 (2.98%) Sybase
5 13 (2.28%) Solace
6 12 (2.10%) Reuters
7 10 (1.75%) ION Trading
8 7 (1.23%) Bloomberg
8 7 (1.23%) Cognizant
8 7 (1.23%) Informatica
9 5 (0.88%) IBM
9 5 (0.88%) Talarian
10 4 (0.70%) Telerik
11 3 (0.53%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.53%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.53%) VMware
12 2 (0.35%) MapR
12 2 (0.35%) Perforce
12 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
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