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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 313 290 247
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -43
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 312 300 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.64% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.69% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 205 251
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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 £326 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 15
Average hourly rate £39.75 £21.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.28% -50.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £11.25 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £21.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £21.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+89.28% -50.58%
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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -10 232 £575 -4.16% 60
South West +7 32 £450 +36.36% 7
South East -22 24 £335 +10.28% 12
East of England -4 19 £316 +14.72% 11
East Midlands -4 2 £360 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -8 2 £290 -10.76%
North West -9 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - -
C++ Developer
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C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 645 (100.00%) C++
2 315 (48.84%) Linux
3 233 (36.12%) Multithreading
4 212 (32.87%) UNIX
5 203 (31.47%) SQL
6 157 (24.34%) Banking
7 154 (23.88%) Python
8 147 (22.79%) Finance
9 145 (22.48%) STL
10 133 (20.62%) Oracle
11 129 (20.00%) OO
11 129 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 123 (19.07%) Java
13 122 (18.91%) Windows
14 121 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
15 110 (17.05%) C#
16 103 (15.97%) Investment Banking
17 100 (15.50%) Low Latency
18 98 (15.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 97 (15.04%) Front Office
20 84 (13.02%) Software Engineering
21 72 (11.16%) Degree
22 69 (10.70%) Security Cleared
23 67 (10.39%) C
24 60 (9.30%) Derivative
25 58 (8.99%) Perl
25 58 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
26 57 (8.84%) TDD
26 57 (8.84%) Fixed Income
27 56 (8.68%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (1.71%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.40%) JBoss
3 6 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.47%) Confluence
5 2 (0.31%) Node.js
5 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.16%) Maya
2 1 (0.16%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.93%) PaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.40%) Multicast
3 5 (0.78%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.62%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.47%) 2G
5 3 (0.47%) 2.5G
5 3 (0.47%) SDH
5 3 (0.47%) 3G
5 3 (0.47%) 4G
6 2 (0.31%) AMQP
6 2 (0.31%) Internet
6 2 (0.31%) FTP
6 2 (0.31%) HTTP
6 2 (0.31%) SMTP
6 2 (0.31%) IPv4
6 2 (0.31%) IPv6
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
7 1 (0.16%) GPRS
7 1 (0.16%) Modbus
7 1 (0.16%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.81%) Oracle Database
2 28 (4.34%) OLTP
3 26 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.26%) RDBMS
5 15 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 13 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.86%) ObjectStore
8 8 (1.24%) KDB
9 6 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.93%) Big Data
9 6 (0.93%) MySQL
10 5 (0.78%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.47%) Ingres
12 1 (0.16%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (4.81%) ClearCase
1 31 (4.81%) Subversion
2 22 (3.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 20 (3.10%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.02%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.71%) JUnit
6 9 (1.40%) CppUnit
7 7 (1.09%) SoapUI
8 6 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
8 6 (0.93%) Ant
8 6 (0.93%) JIRA
9 5 (0.78%) NUnit
9 5 (0.78%) MSTest
10 4 (0.62%) GoogleTest
10 4 (0.62%) Rational Rose
10 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.62%) Xcode
10 4 (0.62%) Maven
11 3 (0.47%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 157 (24.34%) Banking
2 147 (22.79%) Finance
3 103 (15.97%) Investment Banking
4 97 (15.04%) Front Office
5 14 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.09%) Electronics
7 4 (0.62%) Games
7 4 (0.62%) Retail
8 3 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Marketing
10 1 (0.16%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (22.48%) STL
2 98 (15.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 51 (7.91%) Qt
4 49 (7.60%) XML
5 43 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
6 32 (4.96%) OpenGL
7 31 (4.81%) Middleware
8 25 (3.88%) .NET
9 16 (2.48%) MFC
10 14 (2.17%) Web Services
11 11 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (1.55%) WPF
12 10 (1.55%) Django
12 10 (1.55%) Twisted
12 10 (1.55%) ZeroMQ
13 9 (1.40%) HTML
14 8 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (1.09%) JSF
15 7 (1.09%) Hibernate
15 7 (1.09%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 129 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 60 (9.30%) Derivative
3 58 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (8.84%) Fixed Income
5 43 (6.67%) Grid Computing
6 33 (5.12%) Computer Science
6 33 (5.12%) Algorithms
7 31 (4.81%) Equities
7 31 (4.81%) Mathematics
8 18 (2.79%) Open Source
9 15 (2.33%) Credit Risk
10 14 (2.17%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.71%) Credit Derivative
11 11 (1.71%) Physics
12 10 (1.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 10 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 9 (1.40%) Market Risk
14 8 (1.24%) Statistics
15 7 (1.09%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 315 (48.84%) Linux
2 212 (32.87%) UNIX
3 122 (18.91%) Windows
4 36 (5.58%) Solaris
5 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.78%) Android
7 3 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.31%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.31%) AIX
8 2 (0.31%) HPUX
9 1 (0.16%) Debian
9 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (36.12%) Multithreading
2 129 (20.00%) OO
3 121 (18.76%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (15.50%) Low Latency
5 84 (13.02%) Software Engineering
6 57 (8.84%) TDD
7 54 (8.37%) OOD
8 35 (5.43%) Pair Programming
9 26 (4.03%) Electronic Trading
9 26 (4.03%) Risk Management
10 24 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (3.72%) UML
10 24 (3.72%) Scrum
11 22 (3.41%) Release Management
11 22 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (2.95%) Database Tuning
12 19 (2.95%) Analytics
13 17 (2.64%) Algorithmic Trading
14 13 (2.02%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (2.02%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 645 (100.00%) C++
2 203 (31.47%) SQL
3 154 (23.88%) Python
4 123 (19.07%) Java
5 110 (17.05%) C#
6 67 (10.39%) C
7 58 (8.99%) Perl
8 56 (8.68%) Shell Script
9 25 (3.88%) Bash Shell
10 22 (3.41%) Ruby
11 17 (2.64%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.48%) JavaScript
13 14 (2.17%) Assembly Language
14 13 (2.02%) VC++
14 13 (2.02%) VBA
15 9 (1.40%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.93%) C++/CLI
16 6 (0.93%) Embedded C++
17 4 (0.62%) R
18 3 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (11.16%) Degree
2 69 (10.70%) Security Cleared
3 42 (6.51%) DV Cleared
4 33 (5.12%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.86%) PhD
6 4 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.12%) QA
2 5 (0.78%) DO-178B
2 5 (0.78%) Basel III
3 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Xen
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) Firmware
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) WMI
1 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 133 (20.62%) Oracle
2 33 (5.12%) Sybase
3 14 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.02%) TIBCO
5 9 (1.40%) DataSynapse
6 6 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.78%) Intel
8 4 (0.62%) 29West
8 4 (0.62%) AccuRev
8 4 (0.62%) Cognizant
8 4 (0.62%) Sun
9 3 (0.47%) Perforce
9 3 (0.47%) QNX
9 3 (0.47%) VMware
9 3 (0.47%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.31%) Rogue Wave
10 2 (0.31%) Reuters
10 2 (0.31%) Apple
10 2 (0.31%) IBM
11 1 (0.16%) Ab Initio
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