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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Developer
Rank 544 526 509
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 13 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.032% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £360 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 West -12 5 £513 +65.32% 3
South East -1 3 £350 - 5
East of England - 3 £525 - 3
London -6 2 £420 +16.66% 5
North West -11 1 £265 -33.75%
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
C++ Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) UNIX
4 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
5 7 (31.82%) STL
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) OOD
8 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
9 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
9 3 (13.64%) MFC
9 3 (13.64%) C#
9 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
9 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
9 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
10 2 (9.09%) Cognizant
10 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (9.09%) VC++

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Doxygen
1 1 (4.55%) Maya
1 1 (4.55%) 3ds Max
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
2 2 (9.09%) MQTT
2 2 (9.09%) Modbus
3 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.55%) GSM
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) IPv4
3 1 (4.55%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) GCC
2 1 (4.55%) GDB
2 1 (4.55%) GoogleTest
2 1 (4.55%) Xcode
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) STL
2 4 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (13.64%) MFC
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware
4 2 (9.09%) WebSockets
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
5 1 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 2 (9.09%) Streaming Video
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Spread Betting
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Physics
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.55%) Kinect
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) UNIX
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 1 (4.55%) Business Development
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Game Development
6 1 (4.55%) Image Processing
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) VC++
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) IronPython
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Lua
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cognizant
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe