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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 270 308 259
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -49
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 398 297 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.60% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.65% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 230 258
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£525 £533 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.54% -7.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £613 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £298
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +10.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £35.00 £40.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -20.00%
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
47812 45732 43181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.60% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30985 28273 25892
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £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 1764 1854 1992
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +30 274 £575 - 64
South East +8 51 £335 +0.75% 19
South West -2 22 £375 - 21
Yorkshire -15 17 £400 +25.00% 6
West Midlands +15 15 £333 +35.71% 1
East of England -1 10 £338 -5.26% 4
North West -17 3 £375 -30.55% 3
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C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 730 (100.00%) C++
2 301 (41.23%) Linux
3 283 (38.77%) Multithreading
4 206 (28.22%) STL
5 203 (27.81%) SQL
6 197 (26.99%) UNIX
7 175 (23.97%) C#
8 167 (22.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 160 (21.92%) Windows
10 159 (21.78%) Finance
11 147 (20.14%) Oracle
12 146 (20.00%) Banking
13 128 (17.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 123 (16.85%) Java
15 121 (16.58%) Low Latency
16 111 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
17 109 (14.93%) Front Office
18 106 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
19 103 (14.11%) C
20 100 (13.70%) Python
21 98 (13.42%) Investment Banking
22 87 (11.92%) OO
23 79 (10.82%) SDLC
24 73 (10.00%) Software Engineering
24 73 (10.00%) Derivative
25 72 (9.86%) Fixed Income
26 69 (9.45%) .NET
27 67 (9.18%) Perl
28 64 (8.77%) Security Cleared
29 56 (7.67%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.05%) MQSeries
2 7 (0.96%) IIS
3 2 (0.27%) JBoss
3 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.14%) Kentico
4 1 (0.14%) Node.js
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (1.64%) Maya
2 5 (0.68%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.78%) 3G
2 13 (1.78%) 2G
3 11 (1.51%) Wireshark
3 11 (1.51%) SDH
4 10 (1.37%) 2.5G
5 9 (1.23%) 4G
6 7 (0.96%) SSL
7 5 (0.68%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.68%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.55%) HTTP
9 3 (0.41%) CDMA
9 3 (0.41%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.41%) SS7
9 3 (0.41%) SCCP
9 3 (0.41%) Multicast
10 2 (0.27%) Internet
11 1 (0.14%) SNMP
11 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.62%) Oracle Database
3 38 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 37 (5.07%) OLTP
5 33 (4.52%) RDBMS
6 28 (3.84%) MySQL
7 15 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (1.37%) DB2
9 7 (0.96%) KDB
10 6 (0.82%) SQLite
11 4 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.41%) Sybase IQ
12 3 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
12 3 (0.41%) MS Access
13 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.27%) Big Data
14 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.14%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 56 (7.67%) Subversion
2 47 (6.44%) Visual Studio
3 21 (2.88%) ClearCase
3 21 (2.88%) NUnit
4 20 (2.74%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (1.37%) JIRA
6 10 (1.37%) GoogleTest
7 9 (1.23%) CppUnit
8 6 (0.82%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.41%) Ant
9 3 (0.41%) FinalBuilder
10 2 (0.27%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.27%) JUnit
10 2 (0.27%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.27%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.14%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.14%) Selenium
11 1 (0.14%) AccuRev
General
1 159 (21.78%) Finance
2 146 (20.00%) Banking
3 109 (14.93%) Front Office
4 98 (13.42%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.29%) Games
6 16 (2.19%) Electronics
7 8 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.96%) Retail
9 5 (0.68%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.41%) Marketing
11 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.41%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) Avionics
13 1 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (28.22%) STL
2 128 (17.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 69 (9.45%) .NET
4 44 (6.03%) XML
5 42 (5.75%) Middleware
5 42 (5.75%) Qt
6 39 (5.34%) FIX Protocol
7 26 (3.56%) HTML
8 24 (3.29%) Web Services
9 22 (3.01%) Rendezvous
10 18 (2.47%) WCF
11 17 (2.33%) MFC
12 14 (1.92%) HTML5
13 13 (1.78%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.64%) OpenGL
15 11 (1.51%) DirectX
15 11 (1.51%) CSS
15 11 (1.51%) AngularJS
16 7 (0.96%) SignalR
16 7 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 167 (22.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 106 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (10.00%) Derivative
4 72 (9.86%) Fixed Income
5 39 (5.34%) Computer Science
5 39 (5.34%) Algorithms
6 35 (4.79%) Equities
7 30 (4.11%) Mobile App
8 26 (3.56%) Client/Server
9 18 (2.47%) Blackberry
9 18 (2.47%) Data Structures
10 17 (2.33%) User Experience
10 17 (2.33%) Grid Computing
10 17 (2.33%) Credit Risk
11 10 (1.37%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.37%) Physics
11 10 (1.37%) EPoS
12 9 (1.23%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 9 (1.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 301 (41.23%) Linux
2 197 (26.99%) UNIX
3 160 (21.92%) Windows
4 20 (2.74%) Solaris
5 8 (1.10%) Android
6 7 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.68%) AIX
8 4 (0.55%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.14%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.14%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (38.77%) Multithreading
2 121 (16.58%) Low Latency
3 111 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (11.92%) OO
5 79 (10.82%) SDLC
6 73 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 50 (6.85%) Risk Management
8 48 (6.58%) Algorithmic Trading
9 44 (6.03%) OOD
10 42 (5.75%) TDD
11 37 (5.07%) Unit Testing
12 29 (3.97%) UML
13 26 (3.56%) Scrum
14 25 (3.42%) E-Commerce
14 25 (3.42%) Electronic Trading
15 23 (3.15%) Database Tuning
16 22 (3.01%) Analytics
17 20 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (2.47%) Mobile Application Development
19 14 (1.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 730 (100.00%) C++
2 203 (27.81%) SQL
3 175 (23.97%) C#
4 123 (16.85%) Java
5 103 (14.11%) C
6 100 (13.70%) Python
7 67 (9.18%) Perl
8 27 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 26 (3.56%) Bash Shell
10 24 (3.29%) JavaScript
11 14 (1.92%) Ruby
12 13 (1.78%) VB
13 11 (1.51%) Korn
13 11 (1.51%) Scala
14 9 (1.23%) VC++
15 8 (1.10%) Embedded C++
16 6 (0.82%) PHP
17 5 (0.68%) Assembly Language
18 3 (0.41%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.41%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 64 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 55 (7.53%) Degree
3 39 (5.34%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.15%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.92%) PhD
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.23%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) GMP
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) Firmware
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Control-M
1 1 (0.14%) Puppet
1 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 147 (20.14%) Oracle
2 41 (5.62%) Sybase
3 36 (4.93%) TIBCO
4 21 (2.88%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.19%) IBM
6 14 (1.92%) Solace
7 12 (1.64%) Talarian
8 10 (1.37%) VMware
9 5 (0.68%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.41%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.41%) Intel
10 3 (0.41%) Tieto
10 3 (0.41%) Dialogic
11 2 (0.27%) Facebook
11 2 (0.27%) SAP
11 2 (0.27%) jBASE
12 1 (0.14%) Google
12 1 (0.14%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.14%) Tradeweb
12 1 (0.14%) Rogue Wave
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