The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 355 268 290
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +22
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 292 439 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.86% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.91% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 308 226
Median daily rate £525 £530 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -12.22%
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
46717 48225 45605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 30823 30939 28425
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1834 1871
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

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 June 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 29 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -55 190 £550 -4.34% 98
South East -32 48 £360 +7.46% 35
South West +10 30 £366 -5.54% 3
East Midlands +6 6 - - 3
West Midlands -34 6 £350 +5.26% 5
East of England +11 5 £365 +9.36% 27
Yorkshire -6 1 - - 1
North West -17 1 £310 -4.61% 8
North East - 1 £625 - 4
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 606 (100.00%) C++
2 294 (48.51%) Linux
3 169 (27.89%) Multithreading
4 152 (25.08%) Unix
5 147 (24.26%) Python
6 135 (22.28%) C
6 135 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
7 132 (21.78%) SQL
8 128 (21.12%) OO
9 123 (20.30%) STL
10 112 (18.48%) Software Engineering
11 111 (18.32%) Java
12 108 (17.82%) Finance
13 103 (17.00%) Oracle
14 101 (16.67%) C#
15 96 (15.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 95 (15.68%) Front Office
17 92 (15.18%) Windows
18 80 (13.20%) Low Latency
19 79 (13.04%) Security Cleared
20 74 (12.21%) Perl
21 70 (11.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 64 (10.56%) Electronic Trading
23 62 (10.23%) TDD
24 55 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
25 48 (7.92%) Derivative
26 47 (7.76%) Degree
27 44 (7.26%) Banking
28 43 (7.10%) .NET
29 42 (6.93%) UML

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.50%) SAS
2 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.33%) Apache
3 2 (0.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.33%) JBoss
3 2 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.33%) 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 8 (1.32%) Endur
2 4 (0.66%) RMDS
3 3 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.17%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.17%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (0.66%) PaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.12%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.30%) HTTP
3 9 (1.49%) DVB
4 8 (1.32%) Multicast
5 7 (1.16%) Bluetooth
5 7 (1.16%) ZigBee
6 5 (0.83%) Internet
6 5 (0.83%) SNMP
6 5 (0.83%) UPnP
7 2 (0.33%) ASN.1
7 2 (0.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.33%) Firewall
7 2 (0.33%) IPv4
7 2 (0.33%) LDAP
7 2 (0.33%) Network Security
7 2 (0.33%) Unicast
7 2 (0.33%) VLAN
7 2 (0.33%) VPN
8 1 (0.17%) IKE
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.93%) OLTP
2 30 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 27 (4.46%) Oracle Database
4 25 (4.13%) MySQL
5 20 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.31%) ObjectStore
6 14 (2.31%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.32%) KDB
8 7 (1.16%) SQLite
9 5 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.50%) MS Access
11 2 (0.33%) Big Data
11 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.17%) HPCC
12 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (0.17%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.13%) Git (software)
1 25 (4.13%) Subversion
2 20 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 18 (2.97%) GoogleTest
3 18 (2.97%) JIRA
4 17 (2.81%) ClearCase
4 17 (2.81%) NUnit
5 11 (1.82%) Ant
5 11 (1.82%) CppUnit
6 9 (1.49%) WiX
7 8 (1.32%) GDB
7 8 (1.32%) Maven
8 6 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
8 6 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (0.99%) Xcode
9 5 (0.83%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.83%) GCC
10 4 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.50%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 108 (17.82%) Finance
2 95 (15.68%) Front Office
3 44 (7.26%) Banking
4 28 (4.62%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.49%) Electronics
6 9 (1.49%) Games
7 6 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 6 (0.99%) Marketing
8 4 (0.66%) Dutch Language
8 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.50%) Military
10 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.33%) French Language
10 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Avionics
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (20.30%) STL
2 70 (11.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 43 (7.10%) .NET
4 38 (6.27%) Qt
5 29 (4.79%) FIX Protocol
6 26 (4.29%) XML
7 23 (3.80%) Middleware
7 23 (3.80%) OpenGL
8 22 (3.63%) RESTful
9 19 (3.14%) MFC
9 19 (3.14%) Web Services
10 17 (2.81%) HTML
11 16 (2.64%) ATL
12 14 (2.31%) Django
12 14 (2.31%) Twisted
12 14 (2.31%) WebSphere MQ
12 14 (2.31%) ZeroMQ
13 12 (1.98%) JSON
13 12 (1.98%) Rendezvous
13 12 (1.98%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 96 (15.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 55 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.92%) Derivative
4 39 (6.44%) Fixed Income
5 30 (4.95%) Algorithms
6 27 (4.46%) Embedded Systems
6 27 (4.46%) Mathematics
7 26 (4.29%) Computer Science
8 19 (3.14%) Device Driver
8 19 (3.14%) Equities
9 13 (2.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 13 (2.15%) User Experience
10 12 (1.98%) STB
11 11 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.82%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.65%) Grid Computing
12 10 (1.65%) VHDL
13 8 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
13 8 (1.32%) NHS
14 7 (1.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 294 (48.51%) Linux
2 152 (25.08%) Unix
3 92 (15.18%) Windows
4 10 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (1.65%) Solaris
5 9 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.32%) Android
6 8 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.50%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.33%) ThreadX
8 2 (0.33%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (27.89%) Multithreading
2 135 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (21.12%) OO
4 112 (18.48%) Software Engineering
5 80 (13.20%) Low Latency
6 64 (10.56%) Electronic Trading
7 62 (10.23%) TDD
8 42 (6.93%) UML
9 40 (6.60%) SDLC
10 38 (6.27%) Release Management
11 34 (5.61%) Unit Testing
12 33 (5.45%) Market Making
13 32 (5.28%) OOP
14 31 (5.12%) Algorithmic Trading
14 31 (5.12%) OOD
15 30 (4.95%) Risk Management
16 29 (4.79%) Scrum
17 24 (3.96%) Database Tuning
18 22 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (3.47%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 606 (100.00%) C++
2 147 (24.26%) Python
3 135 (22.28%) C
4 132 (21.78%) SQL
5 111 (18.32%) Java
6 101 (16.67%) C#
7 74 (12.21%) Perl
8 30 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 29 (4.79%) JavaScript
10 27 (4.46%) VC++
11 17 (2.81%) VB
11 17 (2.81%) VBA
12 16 (2.64%) Embedded C++
13 13 (2.15%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.65%) Embedded C
15 8 (1.32%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.16%) PHP
17 6 (0.99%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.99%) VB6
18 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.76%) Degree
3 38 (6.27%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.12%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.82%) PhD
6 2 (0.33%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) MISRA
3 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.17%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (0.83%) iptables
2 2 (0.33%) Firmware
2 2 (0.33%) OpenSSH
2 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 103 (17.00%) Oracle
2 13 (2.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.15%) TIBCO
3 8 (1.32%) OpenLink
4 7 (1.16%) Sybase
5 6 (0.99%) Informatica
6 5 (0.83%) ION Trading
6 5 (0.83%) Solace
7 4 (0.66%) Google
7 4 (0.66%) Reuters
7 4 (0.66%) SAP
8 3 (0.50%) OpenTV
9 2 (0.33%) Renesas
9 2 (0.33%) Rogue Wave
9 2 (0.33%) VMware
10 1 (0.17%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.17%) IBM
10 1 (0.17%) QNX
10 1 (0.17%) Serena
10 1 (0.17%) Splunk
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