The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Developer
Rank 573 573 556
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 22 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.023% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.025% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £600 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £35.00 £42.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £35.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -20.00%
C++ Software 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
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
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 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

C++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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
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
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++ Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 3 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
South East -4 9 £350 +16.66% 8
London -9 3 - - 1
South West -9 3 £388 +12.31% 2
North West - 2 - -
East of England - 1 £338 - 1
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 14 (46.67%) C
4 13 (43.33%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) UNIX
6 10 (33.33%) Java
7 9 (30.00%) Perl
7 9 (30.00%) STL
7 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (26.67%) C#
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle
9 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (23.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.67%) XML
11 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.67%) Windows
11 5 (16.67%) Subversion
12 4 (13.33%) Degree
12 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
12 4 (13.33%) Android
12 4 (13.33%) UML
12 4 (13.33%) OOD
12 4 (13.33%) HTML
13 3 (10.00%) EMV
13 3 (10.00%) ISO 8583

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Ingres
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) GoogleTest
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) CppUnit
4 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) STL
2 7 (23.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (13.33%) HTML
5 3 (10.00%) MFC
6 2 (6.67%) .NET
6 2 (6.67%) Qt
6 2 (6.67%) Ajax
6 2 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (6.67%) WPF
7 1 (3.33%) LINQ
7 1 (3.33%) wxWidgets
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.33%) JSON
7 1 (3.33%) COM
7 1 (3.33%) CSS
7 1 (3.33%) MSMQ
7 1 (3.33%) WSDL
7 1 (3.33%) Middleware
7 1 (3.33%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) EMV
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) UNIX
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (13.33%) Android
4 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) UML
4 4 (13.33%) OOD
5 3 (10.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.33%) Android Development
7 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.33%) ETL
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) OOP
7 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (46.67%) C
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 10 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) Perl
6 8 (26.67%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.00%) Python
8 2 (6.67%) VB
8 2 (6.67%) VC++
9 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft