The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had C++ Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 574 596 560
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 37 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.051% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.054% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 13
Median daily rate £360 £340 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £291 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £493 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +7.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £39.35 £30.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £42.15 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.31%
C++ Software 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
46674 48291 46317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.89% 94.80% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30793 30976 28892
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 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1388 1837 1891
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++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C++ Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++ Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

C++ Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

C++ Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

C++ Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

C++ Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

C++ Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

C++ Software Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

C++ Software Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
South East +14 21 £350 +2.94% 13
London +18 9 £445 -11.00% 11
South West +9 3 - -
East of England +21 2 £480 +37.14% 9
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) C++
2 44 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 42 (58.33%) Linux
4 38 (52.78%) C
5 30 (41.67%) Unix
6 29 (40.28%) Multithreading
7 26 (36.11%) SQL
8 21 (29.17%) Oracle
8 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
9 19 (26.39%) Java
9 19 (26.39%) STL
10 18 (25.00%) Perl
10 18 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (22.22%) UML
13 14 (19.44%) OO
14 13 (18.06%) Python
14 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
15 11 (15.28%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (15.28%) Scrum
16 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
17 9 (12.50%) ClearCase
17 9 (12.50%) Project Management
17 9 (12.50%) Windows
18 8 (11.11%) OOD
18 8 (11.11%) Integration Testing
18 8 (11.11%) DV Cleared
19 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
19 7 (9.72%) CppUnit
19 7 (9.72%) GoogleTest

C++ Software 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 2 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
1 1 (1.39%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) ASN.1
2 2 (2.78%) DVB
2 2 (2.78%) LDAP
2 2 (2.78%) UPnP
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) Ingres
2 1 (1.39%) MS Access
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) ClearCase
2 7 (9.72%) Ant
2 7 (9.72%) CppUnit
2 7 (9.72%) GoogleTest
2 7 (9.72%) NUnit
2 7 (9.72%) Subversion
3 5 (6.94%) WiX
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.78%) GCC
5 2 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.39%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.39%) FinalBuilder
6 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.39%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.94%) Electronics
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 3 (4.17%) Military
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.39%) STL
2 18 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (6.94%) XML
4 4 (5.56%) Qt
4 4 (5.56%) Swing
5 3 (4.17%) XSD
6 2 (2.78%) .NET
7 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.39%) ATL
7 1 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.39%) JSF
7 1 (1.39%) Motif
7 1 (1.39%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.39%) POCO
7 1 (1.39%) QML
7 1 (1.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.39%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.33%) Derivative
2 6 (8.33%) User Experience
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.17%) Interactive TV
5 3 (4.17%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.39%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) STB
Operating Systems
1 42 (58.33%) Linux
2 30 (41.67%) Unix
3 9 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.39%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 29 (40.28%) Multithreading
3 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.22%) UML
5 14 (19.44%) OO
6 11 (15.28%) Scrum
7 10 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 9 (12.50%) Project Management
9 8 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 8 (11.11%) OOD
10 7 (9.72%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.33%) Memory Management
11 6 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (8.33%) Use Case
12 3 (4.17%) Cross-Platform Development
12 3 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
12 3 (4.17%) Signal Processing
12 3 (4.17%) Time Management
13 2 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C++
2 38 (52.78%) C
3 26 (36.11%) SQL
4 19 (26.39%) Java
5 18 (25.00%) Perl
6 13 (18.06%) Python
7 5 (6.94%) PHP
8 4 (5.56%) C#
8 4 (5.56%) Embedded C
8 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.56%) VC++
9 3 (4.17%) ANSI C
9 3 (4.17%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.39%) VB
11 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.39%) VB6
11 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Oracle
2 3 (4.17%) OpenTV
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) SAP
3 2 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (1.39%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.39%) QNX
4 1 (1.39%) Serena
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