The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 560 540 513
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -27
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 69 66 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 33
Median daily rate £350 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 27
Median hourly rate £42.38 £39.63 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £35.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
C++ Software Engineer
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

C++ Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

C++ Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

C++ Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

C++ Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -22 32 £350 +16.66% 29
South West +7 18 £338 - 5
London -8 11 £340 -2.85% 15
North West - 5 £420 - 6
East of England +3 2 - - 15
East Midlands +12 1 - - 2
West Midlands -12 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - - 1
C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 140 (100.00%) C++
2 139 (99.29%) Software Engineering
3 71 (50.71%) Linux
4 69 (49.29%) C
5 46 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (31.43%) Multithreading
7 41 (29.29%) Security Cleared
8 37 (26.43%) OO
9 35 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 34 (24.29%) UML
11 30 (21.43%) Unix
12 25 (17.86%) STL
12 25 (17.86%) Java
12 25 (17.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 24 (17.14%) SQL
14 23 (16.43%) Scrum
15 22 (15.71%) Subversion
15 22 (15.71%) Python
15 22 (15.71%) Embedded Systems
16 21 (15.00%) Windows
17 18 (12.86%) TDD
18 17 (12.14%) Embedded C++
19 16 (11.43%) Unit Testing
19 16 (11.43%) Perl
19 16 (11.43%) Oracle
19 16 (11.43%) Cross-Platform Development
20 15 (10.71%) Visual Studio
20 15 (10.71%) OOD
20 15 (10.71%) Integration Testing
20 15 (10.71%) Git (software)

C++ Software Engineer 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 3 (2.14%) Confluence
2 2 (1.43%) Node.js
3 1 (0.71%) Zope
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 7 (5.00%) GSM
1 7 (5.00%) LTE
1 7 (5.00%) RANAP
1 7 (5.00%) RTP
1 7 (5.00%) UMTS
1 7 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (4.29%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.14%) ASN.1
3 3 (2.14%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.14%) HTTP
3 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.43%) DVB
4 2 (1.43%) GPRS
5 1 (0.71%) H.323
5 1 (0.71%) IPv4
5 1 (0.71%) RS-422
5 1 (0.71%) Skype
5 1 (0.71%) SNMP
5 1 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (15.71%) Subversion
2 15 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 13 (9.29%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (7.86%) CppUnit
5 9 (6.43%) ClearCase
5 9 (6.43%) GoogleTest
6 8 (5.71%) Ant
6 8 (5.71%) NUnit
6 8 (5.71%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (5.00%) Trac
8 5 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.57%) NetBeans
9 4 (2.86%) JIRA
10 2 (1.43%) GCC
10 2 (1.43%) JUnit
10 2 (1.43%) MSI
10 2 (1.43%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.71%) MSTest
11 1 (0.71%) VectorCAST
General
1 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.71%) Aerospace
3 7 (5.00%) Electronics
4 5 (3.57%) Military
5 4 (2.86%) Finance
5 4 (2.86%) Games
6 2 (1.43%) Automotive
6 2 (1.43%) Avionics
6 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 25 (17.86%) STL
2 8 (5.71%) MFC
3 6 (4.29%) Qt
4 4 (2.86%) .NET
5 3 (2.14%) OpenGL
5 3 (2.14%) Swing
5 3 (2.14%) WPF
6 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.43%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.43%) HTML
6 2 (1.43%) HTML5
6 2 (1.43%) JavaFX
6 2 (1.43%) Motif
6 2 (1.43%) REST
6 2 (1.43%) RESTful
7 1 (0.71%) J2EE
7 1 (0.71%) Middleware
7 1 (0.71%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.71%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.71%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (5.71%) Derivative
3 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.86%) Cybercrime
5 4 (2.86%) Device Driver
6 3 (2.14%) Contactless
6 3 (2.14%) DTV
6 3 (2.14%) STB
6 3 (2.14%) User Experience
7 2 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.43%) Mechatronics
7 2 (1.43%) MPEG
8 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.71%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.71%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 71 (50.71%) Linux
2 30 (21.43%) Unix
3 21 (15.00%) Windows
4 5 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.14%) Android
5 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.71%) Debian
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.71%) pSOS
7 1 (0.71%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (99.29%) Software Engineering
2 46 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (31.43%) Multithreading
4 37 (26.43%) OO
5 34 (24.29%) UML
6 23 (16.43%) Scrum
7 18 (12.86%) TDD
8 16 (11.43%) Cross-Platform Development
8 16 (11.43%) Unit Testing
9 15 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 15 (10.71%) OOD
10 14 (10.00%) SDLC
11 12 (8.57%) Memory Management
12 11 (7.86%) Configuration Management
12 11 (7.86%) Use Case
13 10 (7.14%) SOA
13 10 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (6.43%) Software Architecture
15 8 (5.71%) Project Management
15 8 (5.71%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (100.00%) C++
2 69 (49.29%) C
3 25 (17.86%) Java
4 24 (17.14%) SQL
5 22 (15.71%) Python
6 17 (12.14%) Embedded C++
7 16 (11.43%) Perl
8 13 (9.29%) Embedded C
9 9 (6.43%) Ada
10 8 (5.71%) C#
11 5 (3.57%) VC++
12 2 (1.43%) Erlang
12 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.71%) F#
13 1 (0.71%) Haskell
13 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (29.29%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.29%) Degree
4 8 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) Def Stans
1 1 (0.71%) IEC 61508
1 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.71%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Xen
1 2 (1.43%) XenServer
2 1 (0.71%) iptables
2 1 (0.71%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 16 (11.43%) Oracle
2 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.71%) Borland
3 1 (0.71%) Intel
3 1 (0.71%) QNX
3 1 (0.71%) SAP
3 1 (0.71%) Serena
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