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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 310 307 260
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -47
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 348 315 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.67% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 247 258
Average daily rate
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£513 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £613 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £34.24 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £48.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
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
50008 47259 44708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.82% 92.32% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32538 29202 27164
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1871 1881 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 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 -5 251 £563 -1.09% 68
South East -9 39 £335 -4.28% 18
South West -19 16 £288 -30.72% 9
Yorkshire -19 15 £400 +25.00% 1
West Midlands +17 12 £333 - 5
East of England +7 8 £355 +14.51% 2
North West -18 3 £375 -30.55% 4
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C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 713 (100.00%) C++
2 303 (42.50%) Linux
3 281 (39.41%) Multithreading
4 214 (30.01%) SQL
5 209 (29.31%) STL
6 204 (28.61%) UNIX
7 173 (24.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 157 (22.02%) Banking
9 152 (21.32%) Finance
10 149 (20.90%) C#
11 144 (20.20%) Oracle
12 143 (20.06%) Windows
13 138 (19.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 116 (16.27%) Low Latency
15 113 (15.85%) C
16 108 (15.15%) Java
16 108 (15.15%) Investment Banking
17 102 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
17 102 (14.31%) Front Office
17 102 (14.31%) Python
18 87 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
19 80 (11.22%) OO
20 77 (10.80%) SDLC
21 75 (10.52%) Perl
21 75 (10.52%) Software Engineering
22 70 (9.82%) .NET
23 63 (8.84%) Derivative
24 55 (7.71%) Security Cleared
25 54 (7.57%) Fixed Income
26 51 (7.15%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 15 (2.10%) MQSeries
2 7 (0.98%) IIS
3 5 (0.70%) Node.js
4 2 (0.28%) JBoss
4 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (1.96%) Maya
2 5 (0.70%) Doxygen
3 4 (0.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.14%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.68%) 3G
2 12 (1.68%) 2G
3 8 (1.12%) Wireshark
3 8 (1.12%) SDH
4 7 (0.98%) SSL
4 7 (0.98%) 2.5G
5 6 (0.84%) 4G
6 5 (0.70%) ZigBee
6 5 (0.70%) SS7
6 5 (0.70%) SCCP
6 5 (0.70%) Internet
6 5 (0.70%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.70%) CDMA
6 5 (0.70%) 3GPP
7 4 (0.56%) HTTP
8 3 (0.42%) Multicast
9 1 (0.14%) SNMP
9 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.47%) Oracle Database
2 36 (5.05%) OLTP
3 35 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.49%) SQL Server
5 31 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 27 (3.79%) MySQL
7 12 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.26%) DB2
9 8 (1.12%) KDB
10 6 (0.84%) SQLite
10 6 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.42%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (0.42%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (0.42%) MS Access
12 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.28%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.28%) Big Data
13 1 (0.14%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 43 (6.03%) Subversion
2 32 (4.49%) Visual Studio
3 20 (2.81%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.38%) NUnit
4 17 (2.38%) ClearCase
5 13 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (1.54%) JIRA
7 10 (1.40%) GoogleTest
8 6 (0.84%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.42%) FinalBuilder
10 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.28%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.28%) JUnit
11 1 (0.14%) Ant
11 1 (0.14%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.14%) Xcode
11 1 (0.14%) Selenium
11 1 (0.14%) CppUnit
General
1 157 (22.02%) Banking
2 152 (21.32%) Finance
3 108 (15.15%) Investment Banking
4 102 (14.31%) Front Office
5 25 (3.51%) Games
6 13 (1.82%) Electronics
7 10 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.98%) Retail
9 5 (0.70%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.42%) Marketing
12 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (29.31%) STL
2 138 (19.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 70 (9.82%) .NET
4 39 (5.47%) Qt
5 38 (5.33%) FIX Protocol
6 35 (4.91%) XML
6 35 (4.91%) Middleware
7 26 (3.65%) HTML
8 25 (3.51%) Web Services
9 18 (2.52%) Rendezvous
9 18 (2.52%) WCF
10 15 (2.10%) MFC
11 14 (1.96%) HTML5
12 13 (1.82%) ASP.NET
13 11 (1.54%) CSS
13 11 (1.54%) OpenGL
13 11 (1.54%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.26%) DirectX
15 8 (1.12%) WPF
16 7 (0.98%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 173 (24.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 87 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (8.84%) Derivative
4 54 (7.57%) Fixed Income
5 44 (6.17%) Computer Science
6 38 (5.33%) Algorithms
7 33 (4.63%) Mobile App
8 29 (4.07%) Equities
9 23 (3.23%) Client/Server
10 21 (2.95%) Blackberry
11 17 (2.38%) Mathematics
11 17 (2.38%) Credit Risk
11 17 (2.38%) User Experience
11 17 (2.38%) Data Structures
12 15 (2.10%) Grid Computing
13 12 (1.68%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.68%) EPoS
14 9 (1.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 8 (1.12%) Physics
15 8 (1.12%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 303 (42.50%) Linux
2 204 (28.61%) UNIX
3 143 (20.06%) Windows
4 29 (4.07%) Solaris
5 14 (1.96%) Android
6 13 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.70%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.56%) AIX
8 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
11 1 (0.14%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.14%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (39.41%) Multithreading
2 116 (16.27%) Low Latency
3 102 (14.31%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (11.22%) OO
5 77 (10.80%) SDLC
6 75 (10.52%) Software Engineering
7 50 (7.01%) Risk Management
8 43 (6.03%) Algorithmic Trading
9 36 (5.05%) OOD
10 34 (4.77%) E-Commerce
10 34 (4.77%) TDD
11 27 (3.79%) UML
11 27 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (3.79%) Unit Testing
12 24 (3.37%) Database Tuning
13 23 (3.23%) Electronic Trading
14 22 (3.09%) Scrum
15 21 (2.95%) Analytics
15 21 (2.95%) Mobile Application Development
16 15 (2.10%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 713 (100.00%) C++
2 214 (30.01%) SQL
3 149 (20.90%) C#
4 113 (15.85%) C
5 108 (15.15%) Java
6 102 (14.31%) Python
7 75 (10.52%) Perl
8 28 (3.93%) Bash Shell
9 25 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.95%) JavaScript
11 12 (1.68%) Ruby
11 12 (1.68%) Korn
12 11 (1.54%) Scala
13 10 (1.40%) VB
14 9 (1.26%) VC++
15 7 (0.98%) PHP
16 5 (0.70%) Embedded C++
17 4 (0.56%) Assembly Language
18 3 (0.42%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (7.71%) Security Cleared
2 51 (7.15%) Degree
3 28 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.81%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.10%) PhD
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.12%) QA
2 3 (0.42%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.28%) GMP
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.28%) Firmware
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Puppet
1 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 144 (20.20%) Oracle
2 35 (4.91%) Sybase
3 31 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 21 (2.95%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.24%) IBM
6 14 (1.96%) Solace
7 12 (1.68%) Talarian
8 10 (1.40%) VMware
9 5 (0.70%) Tieto
9 5 (0.70%) Dialogic
10 3 (0.42%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.42%) Intel
11 2 (0.28%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.28%) SAP
11 2 (0.28%) Google
12 1 (0.14%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.14%) Rogue Wave
12 1 (0.14%) Apple
12 1 (0.14%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.14%) jBASE
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