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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 302 353 248
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -105
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 328 243 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.48% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.52% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 195 255
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£540 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £321 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 £51.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.54% +27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £30.60 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.20 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £51.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +56.92%
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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +29 222 £600 - 66
South East +6 52 £335 -4.28% 25
South West +13 16 £455 +31.88% 9
East of England +22 7 £270 - 9
East Midlands +10 6 £394 +125.00% 1
North West -16 5 £325 - 5
Yorkshire - 5 £288 - 3
North East - 4 £250 - 4
West Midlands -12 2 £306 -5.76% 1
C++ Developer
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C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 602 (100.00%) C++
2 266 (44.19%) Linux
3 239 (39.70%) Multithreading
4 205 (34.05%) UNIX
5 174 (28.90%) SQL
6 154 (25.58%) STL
7 134 (22.26%) Banking
8 130 (21.59%) Windows
9 127 (21.10%) Finance
10 124 (20.60%) Java
11 123 (20.43%) C#
12 122 (20.27%) Front Office
13 117 (19.44%) Python
14 115 (19.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 113 (18.77%) Oracle
16 108 (17.94%) Low Latency
17 105 (17.44%) OO
18 102 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
19 92 (15.28%) Investment Banking
20 84 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
21 79 (13.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 74 (12.29%) Perl
23 66 (10.96%) Security Cleared
24 64 (10.63%) Derivative
25 62 (10.30%) C
26 58 (9.63%) Software Engineering
26 58 (9.63%) Fixed Income
27 50 (8.31%) OOD
28 48 (7.97%) .NET
28 48 (7.97%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (1.50%) MQSeries
2 5 (0.83%) IIS
3 4 (0.66%) JBoss
4 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.17%) Kentico
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (1.16%) Doxygen
2 6 (1.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.50%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) Simulink
4 1 (0.17%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.17%) Maya
4 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.50%) Summit
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) PaaS
1 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.82%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.33%) Wireshark
3 11 (1.83%) SDH
4 10 (1.66%) 2G
4 10 (1.66%) 2.5G
4 10 (1.66%) 3G
5 9 (1.50%) 4G
6 8 (1.33%) Bluetooth
7 7 (1.16%) SSL
8 6 (1.00%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.83%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.50%) GSM
11 2 (0.33%) MQTT
11 2 (0.33%) Modbus
11 2 (0.33%) IPv4
11 2 (0.33%) IPv6
12 1 (0.17%) SNMP
12 1 (0.17%) Multicast
12 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.81%) Relational Database
2 35 (5.81%) OLTP
3 34 (5.65%) RDBMS
4 28 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 24 (3.99%) MySQL
6 23 (3.82%) SQL Server
7 11 (1.83%) KDB
8 8 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.00%) Sybase ASE
10 5 (0.83%) Sybase IQ
10 5 (0.83%) SQLite
11 4 (0.66%) DB2
12 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.33%) Big Data
13 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.17%) Ingres
14 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (7.14%) Subversion
2 37 (6.15%) Visual Studio
3 28 (4.65%) ClearCase
4 22 (3.65%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 13 (2.16%) NUnit
7 9 (1.50%) CppUnit
8 5 (0.83%) Xcode
8 5 (0.83%) JIRA
8 5 (0.83%) GoogleTest
9 4 (0.66%) JUnit
10 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.50%) Ant
10 3 (0.50%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.50%) GDB
10 3 (0.50%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.50%) GCC
11 2 (0.33%) Rational Rose
12 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 134 (22.26%) Banking
2 127 (21.10%) Finance
3 122 (20.27%) Front Office
4 92 (15.28%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.49%) Electronics
6 5 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.50%) Retail
7 3 (0.50%) Games
7 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.50%) Advertising
8 2 (0.33%) Back Office
8 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.17%) Military
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (25.58%) STL
2 79 (13.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 48 (7.97%) .NET
4 40 (6.64%) XML
5 36 (5.98%) FIX Protocol
6 33 (5.48%) Middleware
7 20 (3.32%) MFC
8 19 (3.16%) Qt
9 17 (2.82%) Rendezvous
10 15 (2.49%) HTML
11 12 (1.99%) Ultra Messaging
11 12 (1.99%) Web Services
12 10 (1.66%) HTML5
13 7 (1.16%) AngularJS
14 6 (1.00%) QML
14 6 (1.00%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.00%) OpenGL
14 6 (1.00%) ASP.NET
15 5 (0.83%) CSS
15 5 (0.83%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 115 (19.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 84 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (10.63%) Derivative
4 58 (9.63%) Fixed Income
5 46 (7.64%) Equities
6 33 (5.48%) Algorithms
7 29 (4.82%) Client/Server
8 28 (4.65%) Grid Computing
9 25 (4.15%) Computer Science
10 20 (3.32%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.66%) Physics
11 10 (1.66%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.66%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.33%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.00%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.00%) PKI
14 5 (0.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 5 (0.83%) Statistics
14 5 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 266 (44.19%) Linux
2 205 (34.05%) UNIX
3 130 (21.59%) Windows
4 11 (1.83%) Solaris
5 5 (0.83%) AIX
5 5 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.83%) Android
5 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.66%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.33%) HPUX
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.17%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (39.70%) Multithreading
2 108 (17.94%) Low Latency
3 105 (17.44%) OO
4 102 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (9.63%) Software Engineering
6 50 (8.31%) OOD
7 32 (5.32%) TDD
8 30 (4.98%) Algorithmic Trading
8 30 (4.98%) Electronic Trading
9 29 (4.82%) Unit Testing
10 26 (4.32%) Risk Management
11 24 (3.99%) Scrum
12 23 (3.82%) UML
13 21 (3.49%) Release Management
14 20 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (2.82%) Database Tuning
16 16 (2.66%) Analytics
16 16 (2.66%) E-Commerce
17 15 (2.49%) OOP
17 15 (2.49%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 602 (100.00%) C++
2 174 (28.90%) SQL
3 124 (20.60%) Java
4 123 (20.43%) C#
5 117 (19.44%) Python
6 74 (12.29%) Perl
7 62 (10.30%) C
8 33 (5.48%) Shell Script
9 31 (5.15%) Bash Shell
10 25 (4.15%) Ruby
11 22 (3.65%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.66%) Embedded C++
12 10 (1.66%) VBA
13 9 (1.50%) VC++
13 9 (1.50%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.33%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.16%) VB
15 7 (1.16%) Assembly Language
16 6 (1.00%) R
17 4 (0.66%) Korn
Qualifications
1 66 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 48 (7.97%) Degree
3 40 (6.64%) SC Cleared
4 37 (6.15%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.50%) PhD
6 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.50%) Firmware
1 3 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 113 (18.77%) Oracle
2 42 (6.98%) Sybase
3 31 (5.15%) TIBCO
4 17 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.83%) VMware
6 10 (1.66%) IBM
7 7 (1.16%) Solace
7 7 (1.16%) Talarian
8 5 (0.83%) ION Trading
9 4 (0.66%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.50%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.50%) Google
10 3 (0.50%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.50%) QNX
11 2 (0.33%) Tradeweb
11 2 (0.33%) Rogue Wave
11 2 (0.33%) Facebook
11 2 (0.33%) jBASE
11 2 (0.33%) SAP
11 2 (0.33%) Sun
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