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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 361 241 273
Rank change year-on-year
-120 +32
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 239 312 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.78% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 244 201
Average daily rate £600 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 24
Average hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £34.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £32.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+56.92% -16.12%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -89 177 £600 +5.49% 70
South East +6 41 £350 - 15
East of England -20 7 £270 -32.50% 6
South West -18 6 £345 +56.81% 28
West Midlands -13 4 £325 -22.61% 1
North West -19 2 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 £175 - 5
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
C++ Developer
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C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 515 (100.00%) C++
2 189 (36.70%) Linux
3 175 (33.98%) Front Office
4 164 (31.84%) Banking
5 157 (30.49%) UNIX
6 155 (30.10%) Windows
7 139 (26.99%) STL
8 137 (26.60%) Investment Banking
9 134 (26.02%) Multithreading
10 133 (25.83%) C#
11 120 (23.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 107 (20.78%) SQL
13 106 (20.58%) Python
14 101 (19.61%) Derivative
15 94 (18.25%) Oracle
16 88 (17.09%) Finance
17 83 (16.12%) OO
18 80 (15.53%) Java
19 74 (14.37%) Perl
20 73 (14.17%) Degree
21 72 (13.98%) Fixed Income
21 72 (13.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 71 (13.79%) XML
23 70 (13.59%) Analytics
24 53 (10.29%) Software Engineering
24 53 (10.29%) Risk Management
25 51 (9.90%) C
25 51 (9.90%) Computer Science
25 51 (9.90%) Low Latency
26 42 (8.16%) DataSynapse

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (3.88%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (0.58%) MTS
2 3 (0.58%) GemFire
3 1 (0.19%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.19%) Apache
3 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) CATIA
2 1 (0.19%) Windchill
2 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.19%) Simulink
2 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.85%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.17%) HTTP
3 5 (0.97%) Multicast
4 4 (0.78%) LTE
5 3 (0.58%) Internet
6 1 (0.19%) SMTP
6 1 (0.19%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.19%) GSM
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.18%) Oracle Database
2 28 (5.44%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 21 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 18 (3.50%) OLTP
6 14 (2.72%) MySQL
7 7 (1.36%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.58%) Hazelcast
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.39%) Redis
9 2 (0.39%) Ingres
9 2 (0.39%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.19%) KDB
10 1 (0.19%) SQLite
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.19%) Big Data
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (4.66%) Subversion
2 10 (1.94%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.75%) ClearCase
4 7 (1.36%) NUnit
4 7 (1.36%) CppUnit
5 6 (1.17%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.17%) GoogleTest
5 6 (1.17%) ProC
5 6 (1.17%) Ant
6 3 (0.58%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.58%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.39%) VTune
7 2 (0.39%) Valgrind
7 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.39%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.39%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.19%) jMock
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 175 (33.98%) Front Office
2 164 (31.84%) Banking
3 137 (26.60%) Investment Banking
4 88 (17.09%) Finance
5 9 (1.75%) Retail
5 9 (1.75%) Marketing
5 9 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.36%) Electronics
7 5 (0.97%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.78%) Games
9 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Military
11 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (26.99%) STL
2 72 (13.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 71 (13.79%) XML
4 35 (6.80%) .NET
5 33 (6.41%) Middleware
6 30 (5.83%) Qt
7 23 (4.47%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (2.72%) OpenGL
9 13 (2.52%) HTML
10 12 (2.33%) XHTML
11 8 (1.55%) MFC
11 8 (1.55%) WPF
12 7 (1.36%) JSON
13 6 (1.17%) FpML
13 6 (1.17%) Motif
13 6 (1.17%) ATL
13 6 (1.17%) COM+
14 5 (0.97%) Web Services
14 5 (0.97%) Rendezvous
15 4 (0.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 120 (23.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 101 (19.61%) Derivative
3 72 (13.98%) Fixed Income
4 51 (9.90%) Computer Science
5 39 (7.57%) Credit Risk
6 32 (6.21%) Grid Computing
7 25 (4.85%) Market Risk
8 18 (3.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 17 (3.30%) Mathematics
10 16 (3.11%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (2.52%) Physics
12 11 (2.14%) Open Source
13 10 (1.94%) Equities
14 7 (1.36%) IPTV
14 7 (1.36%) Credit Derivative
14 7 (1.36%) DTV
15 3 (0.58%) Statistics
15 3 (0.58%) STB
15 3 (0.58%) MPEG
15 3 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 189 (36.70%) Linux
2 157 (30.49%) UNIX
3 155 (30.10%) Windows
4 15 (2.91%) Solaris
5 10 (1.94%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.58%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.39%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Android
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (26.02%) Multithreading
2 83 (16.12%) OO
3 70 (13.59%) Analytics
4 53 (10.29%) Software Engineering
4 53 (10.29%) Risk Management
5 51 (9.90%) Low Latency
6 37 (7.18%) Monte Carlo Method
7 26 (5.05%) TDD
8 24 (4.66%) OOD
9 18 (3.50%) Unit Testing
10 17 (3.30%) UML
11 16 (3.11%) Configuration Management
12 15 (2.91%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (2.72%) Pair Programming
13 14 (2.72%) OOP
13 14 (2.72%) Database Tuning
14 12 (2.33%) Scrum
15 10 (1.94%) Electronic Trading
15 10 (1.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 515 (100.00%) C++
2 133 (25.83%) C#
3 107 (20.78%) SQL
4 106 (20.58%) Python
5 80 (15.53%) Java
6 74 (14.37%) Perl
7 51 (9.90%) C
8 38 (7.38%) Shell Script
9 22 (4.27%) VBA
10 15 (2.91%) PHP
11 12 (2.33%) Scala
12 10 (1.94%) VC++
13 8 (1.55%) VB
14 6 (1.17%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.17%) Golang
15 5 (0.97%) Ruby
15 5 (0.97%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.78%) R
17 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 73 (14.17%) Degree
2 26 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.94%) PhD
5 5 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.58%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.69%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) Basel III
3 2 (0.39%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 94 (18.25%) Oracle
2 42 (8.16%) DataSynapse
3 30 (5.83%) Sybase
4 10 (1.94%) TIBCO
5 9 (1.75%) 29West
6 8 (1.55%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.36%) Google
8 3 (0.58%) eSpeed
8 3 (0.58%) Perforce
8 3 (0.58%) Tradeweb
8 3 (0.58%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.39%) IBM
10 1 (0.19%) Sophis
10 1 (0.19%) Intel
10 1 (0.19%) Facebook
10 1 (0.19%) Twitter
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