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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Software Developer
UK / England
Rank 546 574 563
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -11
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 19 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.045% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.048% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 16
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-15.29% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £42.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -

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
39269 44133 43974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25773 28481 28114
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1341 1605 1770
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.12% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +11 10 £368 -13.52% 5
London +9 3 £600 +4.34% 12
South West - 3 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £200 - 1
East of England +3 1 - - 8
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 48 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (58.33%) Linux
3 26 (54.17%) Java
4 25 (52.08%) SQL
5 21 (43.75%) Software Engineering
6 20 (41.67%) Multithreading
6 20 (41.67%) Unix
7 17 (35.42%) C
8 16 (33.33%) C#
9 15 (31.25%) Oracle
9 15 (31.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 14 (29.17%) Perl
10 14 (29.17%) STL
10 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (25.00%) Scrum
12 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
12 10 (20.83%) Windows
12 10 (20.83%) Python
13 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
14 7 (14.58%) .NET
14 7 (14.58%) Validation
15 6 (12.50%) XML
15 6 (12.50%) MFC
15 6 (12.50%) MySQL
15 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
15 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
16 5 (10.42%) Replication
16 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
16 5 (10.42%) Client/Server

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 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) ION MarketView
1 1 (2.08%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) Softphone
3 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) NUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.08%) JUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.33%) Electronics
2 3 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (29.17%) STL
3 7 (14.58%) .NET
4 6 (12.50%) MFC
4 6 (12.50%) XML
5 5 (10.42%) XML Messaging
6 4 (8.33%) WCF
7 2 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.08%) HTML
8 1 (2.08%) JMS
8 1 (2.08%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.08%) Qt
8 1 (2.08%) Rendezvous
8 1 (2.08%) REST
8 1 (2.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Client/Server
1 5 (10.42%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.08%) Derivative
2 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (58.33%) Linux
2 20 (41.67%) Unix
3 10 (20.83%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 20 (41.67%) Multithreading
3 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (14.58%) Validation
6 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.42%) Code Coverage
7 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.42%) MVC
8 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.33%) Data Transformation
8 4 (8.33%) SDLC
8 4 (8.33%) TDD
9 3 (6.25%) BDD
9 3 (6.25%) Low Latency
9 3 (6.25%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (6.25%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (54.17%) Java
3 25 (52.08%) SQL
4 17 (35.42%) C
5 16 (33.33%) C#
6 14 (29.17%) Perl
7 10 (20.83%) Python
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
9 2 (4.17%) VC++
10 1 (2.08%) Ada
10 1 (2.08%) Ruby
10 1 (2.08%) Scala
10 1 (2.08%) SPARQL
10 1 (2.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Telerik
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.08%) MapR
5 1 (2.08%) Reuters
5 1 (2.08%) TIBCO