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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 335 298 333
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +35
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 317 377 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.73% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.77% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 238 213
Average daily rate £525 £540 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £702 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £348
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 13
Average hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £39.50 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -17.70%
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
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 May 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
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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -49 198 £578 -3.75% 93
South East -39 44 £350 +4.47% 31
South West +27 41 £379 -15.88% 16
Yorkshire +3 8 £375 +36.36% 2
North West -9 6 £310 -4.61% 6
East Midlands +5 5 - - 5
West Midlands -10 4 £425 +38.77% 6
East of England +7 3 - - 24
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 594 (100.00%) C++
2 317 (53.37%) Linux
3 170 (28.62%) Multithreading
4 152 (25.59%) Unix
5 133 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (22.22%) SQL
7 118 (19.87%) C
7 118 (19.87%) Software Engineering
8 116 (19.53%) Finance
9 115 (19.36%) STL
9 115 (19.36%) Python
10 108 (18.18%) OO
11 106 (17.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 102 (17.17%) Front Office
13 99 (16.67%) Oracle
14 95 (15.99%) Low Latency
15 88 (14.81%) Windows
16 82 (13.80%) C#
17 74 (12.46%) Electronic Trading
17 74 (12.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 72 (12.12%) TDD
19 71 (11.95%) Perl
20 70 (11.78%) Java
21 67 (11.28%) Security Cleared
21 67 (11.28%) Banking
22 64 (10.77%) Qt
23 53 (8.92%) Degree
24 47 (7.91%) OpenGL
24 47 (7.91%) Derivative
24 47 (7.91%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (1.68%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.01%) Node.js
3 5 (0.84%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.67%) GlassFish
4 4 (0.67%) JBoss
4 4 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.51%) SAS
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Revit
4 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (2.19%) Endur
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.89%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.36%) HTTP
3 8 (1.35%) Internet
4 6 (1.01%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.01%) DVB
4 6 (1.01%) Multicast
4 6 (1.01%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.34%) ASN.1
5 2 (0.34%) H.323
5 2 (0.34%) Network Security
5 2 (0.34%) SNMP
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) IKE
6 1 (0.17%) Intranet
6 1 (0.17%) IPsec
6 1 (0.17%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 1 (0.17%) RTP
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) UPnP
6 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.40%) OLTP
2 33 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 30 (5.05%) Oracle Database
4 26 (4.38%) MySQL
5 20 (3.37%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.36%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.01%) ObjectStore
7 6 (1.01%) SQLite
8 5 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.67%) KDB
10 2 (0.34%) Big Data
10 2 (0.34%) MS Access
11 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.17%) HPCC
11 1 (0.17%) Ingres
11 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle OWB
11 1 (0.17%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (3.20%) JIRA
2 17 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.86%) Subversion
3 13 (2.19%) GoogleTest
4 12 (2.02%) GDB
5 11 (1.85%) NUnit
6 10 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.35%) ClearCase
7 8 (1.35%) Maven
7 8 (1.35%) WiX
8 7 (1.18%) Ant
8 7 (1.18%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.01%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.01%) Xcode
10 5 (0.84%) CMake
11 4 (0.67%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
11 4 (0.67%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 116 (19.53%) Finance
2 102 (17.17%) Front Office
3 67 (11.28%) Banking
4 45 (7.58%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.53%) Games
7 7 (1.18%) Electronics
7 7 (1.18%) Marketing
8 5 (0.84%) Retail
9 4 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.67%) Legal
9 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.51%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Avionics
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (19.36%) STL
2 74 (12.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 64 (10.77%) Qt
4 47 (7.91%) OpenGL
5 44 (7.41%) .NET
6 35 (5.89%) FIX Protocol
7 27 (4.55%) XML
8 23 (3.87%) Middleware
9 21 (3.54%) ATL
10 19 (3.20%) MFC
11 14 (2.36%) HTML
12 13 (2.19%) RESTful
13 12 (2.02%) Web Services
14 11 (1.85%) Twisted
15 9 (1.52%) CSS
15 9 (1.52%) WPF
16 8 (1.35%) JSON
16 8 (1.35%) QML
17 7 (1.18%) Spring
17 7 (1.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 106 (17.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 47 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.91%) Derivative
3 39 (6.57%) Fixed Income
4 35 (5.89%) Mathematics
5 34 (5.72%) Algorithms
6 23 (3.87%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
7 22 (3.70%) Equities
8 13 (2.19%) Data Structures
8 13 (2.19%) Device Driver
9 12 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.02%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.85%) Credit Derivative
11 10 (1.68%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.68%) Physics
12 9 (1.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 9 (1.52%) STB
13 8 (1.35%) Statistics
13 8 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 317 (53.37%) Linux
2 152 (25.59%) Unix
3 88 (14.81%) Windows
4 15 (2.53%) Solaris
5 11 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
6 8 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.01%) Android
7 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.51%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.34%) ThreadX
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) CentOS
10 1 (0.17%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (28.62%) Multithreading
2 133 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (19.87%) Software Engineering
4 108 (18.18%) OO
5 95 (15.99%) Low Latency
6 74 (12.46%) Electronic Trading
7 72 (12.12%) TDD
8 44 (7.41%) Risk Management
8 44 (7.41%) SDLC
9 34 (5.72%) OOP
9 34 (5.72%) Pair Programming
9 34 (5.72%) Release Management
10 33 (5.56%) Market Making
11 32 (5.39%) Algorithmic Trading
11 32 (5.39%) Unit Testing
12 31 (5.22%) Open Source
13 27 (4.55%) Analytics
14 26 (4.38%) Scrum
14 26 (4.38%) UML
15 25 (4.21%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 594 (100.00%) C++
2 132 (22.22%) SQL
3 118 (19.87%) C
4 115 (19.36%) Python
5 82 (13.80%) C#
6 71 (11.95%) Perl
7 70 (11.78%) Java
8 34 (5.72%) VC++
9 23 (3.87%) JavaScript
10 21 (3.54%) VBA
11 18 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.69%) Objective-C
13 15 (2.53%) VB
14 13 (2.19%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.68%) Embedded C++
16 9 (1.52%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.18%) PHP
17 7 (1.18%) R
18 6 (1.01%) Apple Swift
18 6 (1.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 67 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 53 (8.92%) Degree
3 34 (5.72%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.87%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.85%) PhD
6 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.22%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) FedRAMP
2 2 (0.34%) MISRA
3 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.34%) Firmware
1 2 (0.34%) iptables
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) GridGain
2 1 (0.17%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 99 (16.67%) Oracle
2 12 (2.02%) OpenLink
3 7 (1.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.18%) Sybase
4 5 (0.84%) Solace
5 4 (0.67%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.51%) Cognizant
6 3 (0.51%) SAP
7 2 (0.34%) OpenTV
7 2 (0.34%) QNX
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.34%) Renesas
7 2 (0.34%) Rogue Wave
8 1 (0.17%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.17%) IBM
8 1 (0.17%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.17%) Lumension
8 1 (0.17%) Serena
8 1 (0.17%) Splunk
8 1 (0.17%) Talarian
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