The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer 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++ Programmer
Rank 584 562 545
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 14 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.015% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £364 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -23.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £388 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £243 £250
% change year-on-year
+44.32% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 £39.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-1.89% -
C++ Programmer
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
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++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Programmer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++ Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Programmer across the England region.

C++ Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

C++ Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

C++ Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in England

C++ Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ Programmer across the England region.

C++ Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer 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 +1 5 £531 +43.58% 2
South East -11 3 £275 -8.33% 1
East of England +3 2 £350 -
Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
C++ Programmer
UK

C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (45.83%) UNIX
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) C
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) Sybase
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) UML
7 3 (12.50%) OOD
7 3 (12.50%) Derivative
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Advertising
8 2 (8.33%) Validation
8 2 (8.33%) Banking
8 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering

C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) DirectX
2 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.17%) Qt
2 1 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.17%) STL
2 1 (4.17%) ActiveX
2 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Derivative
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Equities
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) UNIX
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Windows CE
4 2 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) SDLC
2 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) OOD
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) UML
3 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Fund Management
5 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) C
3 6 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) PHP
8 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
1 6 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (4.17%) TIBCO