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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 302 255 268
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +13
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 315 362 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.75% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.81% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 258 251
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 £338 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £34.75 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -22 241 £569 -5.20% 89
South West -9 30 £415 +27.69% 10
South East -26 24 £350 +27.27% 11
East of England -26 7 £310 +6.89% 9
East Midlands +4 6 £450 +63.63% 5
Yorkshire - 4 £320 - 3
North West -11 1 £540 +140.00% 3
West Midlands -18 1 - -
North East - 1 £390 - 1
Midlands - - - -
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C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 564 (100.00%) C++
2 274 (48.58%) Linux
3 191 (33.87%) UNIX
4 152 (26.95%) SQL
5 146 (25.89%) Multithreading
6 142 (25.18%) Python
7 137 (24.29%) Windows
8 124 (21.99%) Finance
9 122 (21.63%) Oracle
10 121 (21.45%) STL
11 114 (20.21%) Banking
12 104 (18.44%) OO
13 100 (17.73%) C#
14 95 (16.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 83 (14.72%) Front Office
16 82 (14.54%) Degree
17 80 (14.18%) Java
18 78 (13.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 76 (13.48%) C
20 71 (12.59%) Investment Banking
21 68 (12.06%) Software Engineering
22 65 (11.52%) Low Latency
23 59 (10.46%) Perl
24 55 (9.75%) Fixed Income
25 54 (9.57%) Derivative
26 51 (9.04%) Shell Script
27 46 (8.16%) Qt
28 45 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
28 45 (7.98%) TDD
29 44 (7.80%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (3.19%) WebSphere
2 5 (0.89%) Apache
3 4 (0.71%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.53%) Confluence
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.35%) Node.js
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Maya
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.35%) PaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.48%) Multicast
3 10 (1.77%) HTTP
4 3 (0.53%) AMQP
4 3 (0.53%) LTE
5 2 (0.35%) Internet
6 1 (0.18%) GPRS
6 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.50%) Relational Database
2 29 (5.14%) RDBMS
3 19 (3.37%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.84%) ObjectStore
6 11 (1.95%) OLTP
7 9 (1.60%) SQL Server
8 8 (1.42%) Big Data
9 7 (1.24%) MySQL
10 6 (1.06%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.06%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.18%) KDB
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (4.08%) Subversion
2 11 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.42%) JIRA
4 7 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (1.24%) ClearCase
5 6 (1.06%) Maven
5 6 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.89%) JUnit
7 4 (0.71%) Selenium
8 3 (0.53%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.53%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.53%) CppUnit
8 3 (0.53%) ProC
8 3 (0.53%) Ant
8 3 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.35%) MSTest
General
1 124 (21.99%) Finance
2 114 (20.21%) Banking
3 83 (14.72%) Front Office
4 71 (12.59%) Investment Banking
5 25 (4.43%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.19%) Retail
7 11 (1.95%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.77%) Games
9 4 (0.71%) Marketing
10 3 (0.53%) Electronics
10 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (21.45%) STL
2 78 (13.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 46 (8.16%) Qt
4 41 (7.27%) XML
5 23 (4.08%) OpenGL
5 23 (4.08%) Web Services
6 21 (3.72%) Django
6 21 (3.72%) FIX Protocol
7 20 (3.55%) .NET
8 18 (3.19%) Twisted
8 18 (3.19%) WebSphere MQ
9 17 (3.01%) WPF
10 16 (2.84%) ZeroMQ
11 12 (2.13%) MFC
12 9 (1.60%) WCF
13 8 (1.42%) WinForms
13 8 (1.42%) Middleware
13 8 (1.42%) RESTful
14 6 (1.06%) SOAP
14 6 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 95 (16.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 55 (9.75%) Fixed Income
3 54 (9.57%) Derivative
4 43 (7.62%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.61%) Credit Risk
5 26 (4.61%) Mathematics
6 21 (3.72%) Credit Derivative
7 17 (3.01%) Open Source
8 16 (2.84%) Embedded Systems
8 16 (2.84%) Grid Computing
9 12 (2.13%) Physics
10 10 (1.77%) Market Risk
11 7 (1.24%) DTV
11 7 (1.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (1.24%) IPTV
12 6 (1.06%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.06%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.89%) Equities
13 5 (0.89%) Statistics
14 4 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 274 (48.58%) Linux
2 191 (33.87%) UNIX
3 137 (24.29%) Windows
4 31 (5.50%) Solaris
5 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.53%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.35%) AIX
6 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.18%) Debian
7 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (25.89%) Multithreading
2 104 (18.44%) OO
3 68 (12.06%) Software Engineering
4 65 (11.52%) Low Latency
5 45 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (7.98%) TDD
6 44 (7.80%) Analytics
7 35 (6.21%) OOD
8 24 (4.26%) Pair Programming
9 23 (4.08%) Unit Testing
10 22 (3.90%) Validation
11 21 (3.72%) Risk Management
12 18 (3.19%) Configuration Management
13 17 (3.01%) Scrum
14 16 (2.84%) Refactoring
15 15 (2.66%) Electronic Trading
16 13 (2.30%) Regression Testing
16 13 (2.30%) Workflow
17 12 (2.13%) OOP
18 11 (1.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 564 (100.00%) C++
2 152 (26.95%) SQL
3 142 (25.18%) Python
4 100 (17.73%) C#
5 80 (14.18%) Java
6 76 (13.48%) C
7 59 (10.46%) Perl
8 51 (9.04%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.95%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.77%) VBA
11 7 (1.24%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.06%) Scala
13 5 (0.89%) VC++
13 5 (0.89%) Ruby
14 4 (0.71%) C++/CLI
14 4 (0.71%) Fortran
14 4 (0.71%) VB
14 4 (0.71%) PHP
15 3 (0.53%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 82 (14.54%) Degree
2 30 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.48%) PhD
5 13 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.55%) QA
2 4 (0.71%) Basel III
3 3 (0.53%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.35%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.71%) Control-M
2 1 (0.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 122 (21.63%) Oracle
2 19 (3.37%) Sybase
3 7 (1.24%) JBoss
4 6 (1.06%) DataSynapse
5 4 (0.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.53%) 29West
6 3 (0.53%) Perforce
6 3 (0.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.53%) Intel
6 3 (0.53%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.53%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.35%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.35%) Reuters
8 1 (0.18%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.18%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.18%) Apple
8 1 (0.18%) Sun
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe
8 1 (0.18%) IBM
8 1 (0.18%) Autodesk
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