The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 293 253 270
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +17
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 293 350 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.75% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.81% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 259 241
Average daily rate
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£527 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
C++ Developer
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -50 213 £575 -4.16% 63
South East +2 26 £350 +19.25% 10
South West -9 25 £405 +24.61% 10
East of England -11 12 £363 +25.00% 10
East Midlands +7 9 £425 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £320 - 2
North East - 3 £390 -
North West -7 1 £540 +140.00% 5
West Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
C++ Developer
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C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 538 (100.00%) C++
2 259 (48.14%) Linux
3 182 (33.83%) UNIX
4 136 (25.28%) Python
5 128 (23.79%) Windows
5 128 (23.79%) SQL
5 128 (23.79%) Multithreading
6 126 (23.42%) STL
7 121 (22.49%) Finance
8 114 (21.19%) Banking
9 104 (19.33%) Oracle
10 99 (18.40%) OO
11 94 (17.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 93 (17.29%) Front Office
13 88 (16.36%) C#
14 81 (15.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 74 (13.75%) C
15 74 (13.75%) Perl
16 72 (13.38%) Investment Banking
17 71 (13.20%) Degree
18 66 (12.27%) Software Engineering
18 66 (12.27%) Fixed Income
19 65 (12.08%) Derivative
20 63 (11.71%) Low Latency
21 58 (10.78%) Java
22 54 (10.04%) Shell Script
23 53 (9.85%) Analytics
24 43 (7.99%) Computer Science
25 42 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
26 39 (7.25%) Qt

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (2.97%) WebSphere
2 5 (0.93%) Apache
3 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.37%) Confluence
4 2 (0.37%) Node.js
5 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.19%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Maya
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.28%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.42%) Multicast
3 11 (2.04%) HTTP
4 3 (0.56%) LTE
4 3 (0.56%) AMQP
5 2 (0.37%) Internet
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.76%) Relational Database
2 29 (5.39%) RDBMS
3 15 (2.79%) Oracle Database
3 15 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (2.60%) ObjectStore
5 13 (2.42%) SQL Server
6 10 (1.86%) OLTP
7 7 (1.30%) Big Data
7 7 (1.30%) MySQL
8 6 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.19%) KDB
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (4.28%) Subversion
2 12 (2.23%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.67%) ClearCase
4 7 (1.30%) JIRA
4 7 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (1.12%) Maven
5 6 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.93%) Ant
7 4 (0.74%) Selenium
8 3 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.56%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (0.56%) NUnit
8 3 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.37%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.37%) ProC
9 2 (0.37%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.37%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 121 (22.49%) Finance
2 114 (21.19%) Banking
3 93 (17.29%) Front Office
4 72 (13.38%) Investment Banking
5 23 (4.28%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.35%) Retail
7 11 (2.04%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.86%) Games
9 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.74%) Marketing
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (23.42%) STL
2 81 (15.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 39 (7.25%) Qt
4 37 (6.88%) XML
5 21 (3.90%) FIX Protocol
6 20 (3.72%) Web Services
6 20 (3.72%) .NET
7 19 (3.53%) OpenGL
7 19 (3.53%) Django
8 16 (2.97%) WebSphere MQ
8 16 (2.97%) Twisted
9 15 (2.79%) WPF
10 14 (2.60%) ZeroMQ
11 11 (2.04%) Middleware
11 11 (2.04%) MFC
12 8 (1.49%) WinForms
12 8 (1.49%) RESTful
13 7 (1.30%) WCF
14 6 (1.12%) XSLT
15 5 (0.93%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 66 (12.27%) Fixed Income
3 65 (12.08%) Derivative
4 43 (7.99%) Computer Science
5 32 (5.95%) Credit Risk
6 20 (3.72%) Mathematics
7 19 (3.53%) Credit Derivative
8 18 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
9 15 (2.79%) Grid Computing
10 14 (2.60%) Open Source
11 12 (2.23%) Physics
12 9 (1.67%) IPTV
12 9 (1.67%) DTV
13 7 (1.30%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.30%) Equities
14 6 (1.12%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.12%) CUDA
15 4 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 4 (0.74%) Market Risk
16 3 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 259 (48.14%) Linux
2 182 (33.83%) UNIX
3 128 (23.79%) Windows
4 32 (5.95%) Solaris
5 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.56%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.37%) AIX
6 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.19%) Debian
7 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (23.79%) Multithreading
2 99 (18.40%) OO
3 66 (12.27%) Software Engineering
4 63 (11.71%) Low Latency
5 53 (9.85%) Analytics
6 42 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (6.88%) TDD
8 32 (5.95%) OOD
9 27 (5.02%) Risk Management
10 24 (4.46%) Unit Testing
11 22 (4.09%) Validation
12 20 (3.72%) Configuration Management
13 18 (3.35%) Pair Programming
14 17 (3.16%) Scrum
14 17 (3.16%) Refactoring
15 14 (2.60%) OOP
15 14 (2.60%) Electronic Trading
16 13 (2.42%) UML
16 13 (2.42%) Project Management
17 12 (2.23%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 538 (100.00%) C++
2 136 (25.28%) Python
3 128 (23.79%) SQL
4 88 (16.36%) C#
5 74 (13.75%) C
5 74 (13.75%) Perl
6 58 (10.78%) Java
7 54 (10.04%) Shell Script
8 13 (2.42%) VBA
9 10 (1.86%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.86%) Scala
9 10 (1.86%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.30%) VB
11 5 (0.93%) Ruby
11 5 (0.93%) PHP
12 4 (0.74%) VC++
12 4 (0.74%) Fortran
12 4 (0.74%) C++/CLI
13 3 (0.56%) Haskell
13 3 (0.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 71 (13.20%) Degree
2 26 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.16%) PhD
4 8 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) CRD IV
2 2 (0.37%) Basel III
3 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.74%) Control-M
2 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 104 (19.33%) Oracle
2 28 (5.20%) Sybase
3 6 (1.12%) 29West
4 5 (0.93%) DataSynapse
5 4 (0.74%) JBoss
6 3 (0.56%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.56%) Perforce
7 2 (0.37%) Intel
7 2 (0.37%) IBM
7 2 (0.37%) Reuters
7 2 (0.37%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.19%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.19%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.19%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe
8 1 (0.19%) Sun
8 1 (0.19%) Apple
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