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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 286 277 283
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 356 318 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.67% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.73% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 215 213
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 £350 £291 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.61 £32.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £43.25 £47.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.86 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -17.64%
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
48374 43774 46640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30732 27045 26834
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 1908 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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 +8 270 £575 -4.16% 60
South East -23 33 £350 +22.80% 14
South West -5 32 £438 +34.61% 14
East of England -17 12 £270 -1.81% 10
East Midlands -7 5 £450 +56.52% 1
Yorkshire -10 2 £290 -10.76%
West Midlands -21 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £375 - 7
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 643 (100.00%) C++
2 313 (48.68%) Linux
3 207 (32.19%) UNIX
3 207 (32.19%) Multithreading
4 193 (30.02%) SQL
5 150 (23.33%) Python
6 148 (23.02%) Finance
7 142 (22.08%) Oracle
8 140 (21.77%) Windows
9 138 (21.46%) Banking
10 134 (20.84%) OO
11 129 (20.06%) STL
12 120 (18.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 113 (17.57%) C#
14 112 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
15 97 (15.09%) Java
16 94 (14.62%) Degree
17 92 (14.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 89 (13.84%) Low Latency
18 89 (13.84%) Software Engineering
19 83 (12.91%) Investment Banking
20 81 (12.60%) Front Office
21 80 (12.44%) C
22 62 (9.64%) Derivative
23 61 (9.49%) Qt
24 59 (9.18%) TDD
25 57 (8.86%) Fixed Income
26 55 (8.55%) Shell Script
27 50 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
28 49 (7.62%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 18 (2.80%) WebSphere
2 11 (1.71%) JBoss
3 5 (0.78%) Apache
3 5 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (0.62%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.47%) Confluence
6 2 (0.31%) Node.js
7 1 (0.16%) Kinematics
7 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.16%) MotionBuilder
2 1 (0.16%) HumanIK
2 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.16%) MS Office
2 1 (0.16%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.93%) PaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.73%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.56%) Multicast
3 8 (1.24%) HTTP
4 3 (0.47%) AMQP
4 3 (0.47%) Internet
5 2 (0.31%) SMTP
5 2 (0.31%) FTP
6 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.16%) GPRS
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.67%) Oracle Database
2 28 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.58%) RDBMS
4 21 (3.27%) OLTP
5 19 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.80%) ObjectStore
7 17 (2.64%) SQL Server
8 8 (1.24%) Big Data
9 6 (0.93%) MySQL
9 6 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.62%) KDB
11 2 (0.31%) Ingres
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (3.42%) Subversion
2 20 (3.11%) ClearCase
3 12 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.71%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.71%) JUnit
5 8 (1.24%) JIRA
5 8 (1.24%) CppUnit
6 7 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 7 (1.09%) Maven
7 6 (0.93%) Ant
7 6 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (0.78%) MSTest
8 5 (0.78%) Selenium
9 4 (0.62%) NUnit
9 4 (0.62%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.47%) GoogleTest
10 3 (0.47%) Apache Ivy
General
1 148 (23.02%) Finance
2 138 (21.46%) Banking
3 83 (12.91%) Investment Banking
4 81 (12.60%) Front Office
5 22 (3.42%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.18%) Retail
7 11 (1.71%) Games
8 6 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.62%) Electronics
9 4 (0.62%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.47%) Marketing
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (20.06%) STL
2 92 (14.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 61 (9.49%) Qt
4 49 (7.62%) XML
5 36 (5.60%) OpenGL
6 28 (4.35%) Web Services
7 25 (3.89%) Middleware
8 24 (3.73%) .NET
9 20 (3.11%) Django
10 18 (2.80%) Twisted
10 18 (2.80%) WebSphere MQ
11 17 (2.64%) WPF
12 16 (2.49%) MFC
12 16 (2.49%) ZeroMQ
13 15 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (1.56%) RESTful
15 8 (1.24%) WinForms
15 8 (1.24%) WCF
15 8 (1.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (1.24%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 120 (18.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 62 (9.64%) Derivative
3 57 (8.86%) Fixed Income
4 50 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (7.00%) Computer Science
6 33 (5.13%) Algorithms
7 30 (4.67%) Mathematics
8 28 (4.35%) Grid Computing
9 27 (4.20%) Open Source
10 20 (3.11%) Credit Derivative
10 20 (3.11%) Equities
11 16 (2.49%) Credit Risk
12 14 (2.18%) Physics
13 10 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 10 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (1.40%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.24%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.24%) Hedge funds
16 7 (1.09%) User Experience
17 6 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 313 (48.68%) Linux
2 207 (32.19%) UNIX
3 140 (21.77%) Windows
4 37 (5.75%) Solaris
5 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.16%) Android
8 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.16%) AIX
8 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (32.19%) Multithreading
2 134 (20.84%) OO
3 112 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (13.84%) Low Latency
4 89 (13.84%) Software Engineering
5 59 (9.18%) TDD
6 42 (6.53%) OOD
7 38 (5.91%) Pair Programming
8 30 (4.67%) Analytics
9 24 (3.73%) Scrum
10 23 (3.58%) Risk Management
11 21 (3.27%) Electronic Trading
12 19 (2.95%) Validation
12 19 (2.95%) UML
12 19 (2.95%) Configuration Management
12 19 (2.95%) Database Tuning
13 17 (2.64%) Project Management
14 16 (2.49%) Refactoring
14 16 (2.49%) Algorithmic Trading
15 14 (2.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 643 (100.00%) C++
2 193 (30.02%) SQL
3 150 (23.33%) Python
4 113 (17.57%) C#
5 97 (15.09%) Java
6 80 (12.44%) C
7 55 (8.55%) Shell Script
8 48 (7.47%) Perl
9 15 (2.33%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.56%) VC++
10 10 (1.56%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.40%) Assembly Language
12 8 (1.24%) Ruby
13 6 (0.93%) VBA
13 6 (0.93%) C++/CLI
14 5 (0.78%) Embedded C++
14 5 (0.78%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.62%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (14.62%) Degree
2 48 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.89%) DV Cleared
4 22 (3.42%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.71%) PhD
6 3 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.29%) QA
2 5 (0.78%) DO-178B
2 5 (0.78%) Basel III
3 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Control-M
2 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.16%) Puppet
2 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 142 (22.08%) Oracle
2 26 (4.04%) Sybase
3 12 (1.87%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.09%) TIBCO
4 7 (1.09%) DataSynapse
5 5 (0.78%) Intel
5 5 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.62%) Cognizant
7 3 (0.47%) 29West
7 3 (0.47%) AccuRev
7 3 (0.47%) Sun
7 3 (0.47%) Apple
7 3 (0.47%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.47%) Perforce
8 2 (0.31%) Reuters
9 1 (0.16%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.16%) Rogue Wave
9 1 (0.16%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.16%) IBM
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe
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