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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 283 332 226
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -106
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 371 251 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.52% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.56% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 186 255
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £270 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.80 £42.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year
-21.56% -
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
46284 44438 38725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.57% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29150 27994 22829
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1807 1851 1995
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 May 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 +64 255 £575 -4.16% 65
South East -7 55 £335 -4.28% 19
South West +18 17 £425 +30.76% 9
East of England -7 9 £300 -8.39% 8
Yorkshire - 8 £363 - 3
West Midlands -9 5 £306 +7.45% 6
East Midlands -11 5 £463 - 1
North West -18 5 £325 - 3
North East -10 1 £250 -35.89% 3
C++ Developer
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C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 630 (100.00%) C++
2 274 (43.49%) Linux
3 246 (39.05%) Multithreading
4 196 (31.11%) UNIX
5 191 (30.32%) SQL
6 164 (26.03%) STL
7 146 (23.17%) C#
8 138 (21.90%) Banking
9 135 (21.43%) Windows
10 134 (21.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 132 (20.95%) Finance
12 130 (20.63%) Java
13 124 (19.68%) Oracle
14 111 (17.62%) Front Office
15 107 (16.98%) OO
16 104 (16.51%) Low Latency
17 103 (16.35%) Python
17 103 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
18 100 (15.87%) Investment Banking
18 100 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
19 91 (14.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 78 (12.38%) SDLC
20 78 (12.38%) C
21 70 (11.11%) Perl
22 68 (10.79%) Derivative
23 67 (10.63%) Fixed Income
24 58 (9.21%) Security Cleared
25 57 (9.05%) .NET
26 52 (8.25%) Software Engineering
27 51 (8.10%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (1.43%) MQSeries
2 5 (0.79%) IIS
3 4 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.16%) Kentico
4 1 (0.16%) Node.js
4 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Doxygen
2 6 (0.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Simulink
4 1 (0.16%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.16%) Maya
4 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.54%) Wireshark
3 13 (2.06%) SDH
4 12 (1.90%) 3G
4 12 (1.90%) 2G
4 12 (1.90%) 2.5G
5 11 (1.75%) 4G
6 8 (1.27%) Bluetooth
7 7 (1.11%) SSL
8 6 (0.95%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.79%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.48%) GSM
11 2 (0.32%) HTTP
11 2 (0.32%) Modbus
11 2 (0.32%) Multicast
11 2 (0.32%) MQTT
12 1 (0.16%) SSH
12 1 (0.16%) Telnet
12 1 (0.16%) SNMP
12 1 (0.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 38 (6.03%) OLTP
3 36 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 33 (5.24%) RDBMS
5 29 (4.60%) SQL Server
6 27 (4.29%) MySQL
7 13 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.75%) KDB
9 7 (1.11%) Sybase IQ
9 7 (1.11%) Sybase ASE
10 6 (0.95%) DB2
11 5 (0.79%) SQLite
12 3 (0.48%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.32%) Big Data
13 2 (0.32%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.32%) MS Access
13 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 51 (8.10%) Subversion
2 45 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 26 (4.13%) ClearCase
4 22 (3.49%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.86%) NUnit
5 18 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (1.75%) JIRA
7 8 (1.27%) CppUnit
7 8 (1.27%) GoogleTest
8 4 (0.63%) JUnit
8 4 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.48%) Xcode
9 3 (0.48%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.32%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.32%) Ant
10 2 (0.32%) FinalBuilder
11 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.16%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 138 (21.90%) Banking
2 132 (20.95%) Finance
3 111 (17.62%) Front Office
4 100 (15.87%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.22%) Electronics
6 6 (0.95%) Retail
7 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.48%) Advertising
9 3 (0.48%) Games
9 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.32%) Marketing
10 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Avionics
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (26.03%) STL
2 91 (14.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 57 (9.05%) .NET
4 40 (6.35%) Middleware
5 39 (6.19%) XML
6 32 (5.08%) FIX Protocol
7 27 (4.29%) Qt
8 17 (2.70%) Rendezvous
8 17 (2.70%) HTML
8 17 (2.70%) Web Services
9 16 (2.54%) MFC
10 11 (1.75%) WCF
11 10 (1.59%) Ultra Messaging
11 10 (1.59%) CSS
12 9 (1.43%) HTML5
13 7 (1.11%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.11%) COM+
14 6 (0.95%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.95%) QML
14 6 (0.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 134 (21.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 100 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (10.79%) Derivative
4 67 (10.63%) Fixed Income
5 42 (6.67%) Equities
6 37 (5.87%) Algorithms
7 27 (4.29%) Client/Server
8 26 (4.13%) Computer Science
9 24 (3.81%) Grid Computing
10 18 (2.86%) Mobile App
11 13 (2.06%) Credit Risk
12 12 (1.90%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.75%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.43%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.27%) User Experience
15 8 (1.27%) Physics
15 8 (1.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 6 (0.95%) PKI
16 6 (0.95%) Blackberry
16 6 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 274 (43.49%) Linux
2 196 (31.11%) UNIX
3 135 (21.43%) Windows
4 22 (3.49%) Solaris
5 5 (0.79%) Android
5 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.63%) VxWorks
6 4 (0.63%) AIX
7 2 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.16%) CentOS
8 1 (0.16%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (39.05%) Multithreading
2 107 (16.98%) OO
3 104 (16.51%) Low Latency
4 103 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (12.38%) SDLC
6 52 (8.25%) Software Engineering
7 47 (7.46%) OOD
8 37 (5.87%) Unit Testing
9 35 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
10 33 (5.24%) Risk Management
11 31 (4.92%) TDD
12 29 (4.60%) UML
13 28 (4.44%) Electronic Trading
14 25 (3.97%) Scrum
15 19 (3.02%) Database Tuning
15 19 (3.02%) E-Commerce
16 18 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (2.70%) Analytics
18 15 (2.38%) Release Management
18 15 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 630 (100.00%) C++
2 191 (30.32%) SQL
3 146 (23.17%) C#
4 130 (20.63%) Java
5 103 (16.35%) Python
6 78 (12.38%) C
7 70 (11.11%) Perl
8 28 (4.44%) Bash Shell
9 25 (3.97%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.33%) JavaScript
11 19 (3.02%) Ruby
12 12 (1.90%) VB
13 11 (1.75%) VC++
14 10 (1.59%) Embedded C++
14 10 (1.59%) Korn
15 6 (0.95%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.79%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.63%) VBA
17 4 (0.63%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.63%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 58 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.46%) Degree
3 34 (5.40%) SC Cleared
4 28 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.11%) PhD
6 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.32%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.48%) Firmware
1 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 124 (19.68%) Oracle
2 47 (7.46%) Sybase
3 34 (5.40%) TIBCO
4 19 (3.02%) Microsoft
5 15 (2.38%) Solace
6 12 (1.90%) VMware
7 11 (1.75%) IBM
8 10 (1.59%) Talarian
9 5 (0.79%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.48%) Google
10 3 (0.48%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.48%) QNX
10 3 (0.48%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.32%) Intel
11 2 (0.32%) SAP
11 2 (0.32%) jBASE
11 2 (0.32%) Tradeweb
11 2 (0.32%) Rogue Wave
11 2 (0.32%) Facebook
12 1 (0.16%) Twitter
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