The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 312 301 255
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -46
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 266 259 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.58% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.63% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 178 242
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.80% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.13 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.06% -59.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.13 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+148.06% -60.90%
C++ Developer
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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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 199 £588 -2.08% 65
South East -21 26 £335 +3.07% 24
South West +3 24 £450 +36.36% 9
East of England +7 10 £350 +21.73% 12
North West +2 4 £265 -33.75% 5
East Midlands +15 3 £360 +20.00% 1
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
C++ Developer
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C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 618 (100.00%) C++
2 295 (47.73%) Linux
3 228 (36.89%) Multithreading
4 208 (33.66%) UNIX
5 193 (31.23%) SQL
6 162 (26.21%) Banking
7 134 (21.68%) STL
8 130 (21.04%) Python
8 130 (21.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 129 (20.87%) Finance
10 124 (20.06%) Java
11 115 (18.61%) Oracle
12 114 (18.45%) Investment Banking
13 113 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
13 113 (18.28%) C#
14 111 (17.96%) OO
15 105 (16.99%) Low Latency
16 104 (16.83%) Front Office
17 98 (15.86%) Windows
18 83 (13.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 69 (11.17%) Software Engineering
20 65 (10.52%) Security Cleared
21 64 (10.36%) Degree
21 64 (10.36%) Perl
22 63 (10.19%) C
23 62 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
24 55 (8.90%) Derivative
25 49 (7.93%) Shell Script
26 48 (7.77%) Fixed Income
27 47 (7.61%) TDD

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (1.62%) JBoss
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.16%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.32%) MS Office
2 2 (0.32%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.16%) Maya
3 1 (0.16%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.16%) Simulink
3 1 (0.16%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.97%) PaaS
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.13%) Wireshark
2 7 (1.13%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.65%) 4G
3 4 (0.65%) 3G
3 4 (0.65%) SDH
3 4 (0.65%) 2G
3 4 (0.65%) 2.5G
4 3 (0.49%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.49%) GSM
5 2 (0.32%) Multicast
5 2 (0.32%) Modbus
5 2 (0.32%) MQTT
5 2 (0.32%) Internet
5 2 (0.32%) SMTP
5 2 (0.32%) FTP
5 2 (0.32%) IPv4
5 2 (0.32%) IPv6
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.18%) Relational Database
2 30 (4.85%) OLTP
3 29 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 23 (3.72%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.78%) SQL Server
5 11 (1.78%) MySQL
6 8 (1.29%) KDB
7 5 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (0.65%) ObjectStore
8 4 (0.65%) Sybase IQ
9 3 (0.49%) Ingres
10 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.32%) Big Data
11 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (4.53%) ClearCase
2 26 (4.21%) Subversion
3 19 (3.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (2.75%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.27%) JUnit
5 14 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.46%) CppUnit
6 9 (1.46%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.13%) Rational Rhapsody
8 6 (0.97%) GoogleTest
9 5 (0.81%) Ant
9 5 (0.81%) MSTest
10 4 (0.65%) Rational Rose
10 4 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.65%) NUnit
10 4 (0.65%) Xcode
11 3 (0.49%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.49%) GCC
11 3 (0.49%) GDB
12 2 (0.32%) yacc
General
1 162 (26.21%) Banking
2 129 (20.87%) Finance
3 114 (18.45%) Investment Banking
4 104 (16.83%) Front Office
5 8 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 6 (0.97%) Electronics
7 4 (0.65%) Back Office
8 3 (0.49%) Games
9 2 (0.32%) Retail
9 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.16%) Military
10 1 (0.16%) Marketing
10 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (21.68%) STL
2 83 (13.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 46 (7.44%) Qt
4 44 (7.12%) FIX Protocol
5 40 (6.47%) XML
6 30 (4.85%) .NET
7 29 (4.69%) OpenGL
8 28 (4.53%) Middleware
9 18 (2.91%) MFC
10 14 (2.27%) Web Services
11 9 (1.46%) Hibernate
11 9 (1.46%) JSF
11 9 (1.46%) J2EE
11 9 (1.46%) HTML
11 9 (1.46%) EJB
11 9 (1.46%) JAXB
11 9 (1.46%) JPA
11 9 (1.46%) EJB 3.0
11 9 (1.46%) JAX-RS
11 9 (1.46%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 130 (21.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 62 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (8.90%) Derivative
4 48 (7.77%) Fixed Income
5 44 (7.12%) Grid Computing
6 37 (5.99%) Equities
7 36 (5.83%) Algorithms
8 30 (4.85%) Mathematics
9 26 (4.21%) Computer Science
10 19 (3.07%) Open Source
11 13 (2.10%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 9 (1.46%) Physics
13 9 (1.46%) Market Risk
14 8 (1.29%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 8 (1.29%) Statistics
15 6 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
16 4 (0.65%) Hedge funds
16 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 295 (47.73%) Linux
2 208 (33.66%) UNIX
3 98 (15.86%) Windows
4 26 (4.21%) Solaris
5 6 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.81%) Android
7 3 (0.49%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.32%) AIX
8 2 (0.32%) HPUX
8 2 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (36.89%) Multithreading
2 113 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (17.96%) OO
4 105 (16.99%) Low Latency
5 69 (11.17%) Software Engineering
6 47 (7.61%) TDD
7 46 (7.44%) OOD
8 29 (4.69%) Pair Programming
9 28 (4.53%) Electronic Trading
10 26 (4.21%) UML
11 25 (4.05%) Scrum
12 22 (3.56%) Risk Management
12 22 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (3.24%) Release Management
15 18 (2.91%) Algorithmic Trading
15 18 (2.91%) Database Tuning
16 15 (2.43%) Project Management
17 14 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
17 14 (2.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 618 (100.00%) C++
2 193 (31.23%) SQL
3 130 (21.04%) Python
4 124 (20.06%) Java
5 113 (18.28%) C#
6 64 (10.36%) Perl
7 63 (10.19%) C
8 49 (7.93%) Shell Script
9 26 (4.21%) Bash Shell
10 20 (3.24%) Ruby
11 17 (2.75%) JavaScript
12 15 (2.43%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.43%) VBA
13 14 (2.27%) Assembly Language
14 12 (1.94%) VC++
15 11 (1.78%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.97%) Embedded C++
17 5 (0.81%) R
18 4 (0.65%) Lua
19 3 (0.49%) Korn
Qualifications
1 65 (10.52%) Security Cleared
2 64 (10.36%) Degree
3 42 (6.80%) DV Cleared
4 30 (4.85%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.46%) PhD
6 4 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.37%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) DO-178B
2 5 (0.81%) Basel III
3 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Samba
2 1 (0.16%) Xen
2 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 115 (18.61%) Oracle
2 40 (6.47%) Sybase
3 15 (2.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (1.94%) TIBCO
5 7 (1.13%) DataSynapse
6 6 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.81%) Intel
8 4 (0.65%) AccuRev
8 4 (0.65%) Sun
8 4 (0.65%) VMware
8 4 (0.65%) QNX
9 2 (0.32%) Rogue Wave
9 2 (0.32%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.32%) IBM
9 2 (0.32%) Apple
9 2 (0.32%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.32%) Google
10 1 (0.16%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.16%) Informatica
10 1 (0.16%) Borland
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