The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 539 526 520
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 63 65 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 15
Average daily rate £350 £313 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £259 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £51.75 £44.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.15 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.07% +22.72%
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
44618 44325 41838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.46% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 28067 25288
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1611 1774 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 8 February 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
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 Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 39 £340 -6.20% 28
North West -17 9 £475 +76.74% 6
South West -12 6 - - 11
London +11 5 £420 -21.86% 12
East of England +4 2 £350 - 12
West Midlands -14 1 - - 1
C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 149 (100.00%) C++
2 145 (97.32%) Software Engineering
3 74 (49.66%) Linux
4 61 (40.94%) C
5 59 (39.60%) OO
6 54 (36.24%) Python
7 37 (24.83%) Unix
8 36 (24.16%) Multithreading
9 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (22.82%) Security Cleared
10 32 (21.48%) SQL
11 26 (17.45%) UML
12 25 (16.78%) Java
12 25 (16.78%) Subversion
13 24 (16.11%) Git (software)
13 24 (16.11%) STL
14 23 (15.44%) SC Cleared
14 23 (15.44%) SDLC
15 22 (14.77%) OOD
16 21 (14.09%) Windows
16 21 (14.09%) Scrum
17 20 (13.42%) Configuration Management
18 18 (12.08%) Unit Testing
19 17 (11.41%) CppUnit
19 17 (11.41%) Embedded Systems
19 17 (11.41%) Perl
20 15 (10.07%) Oracle
20 15 (10.07%) ClearCase
20 15 (10.07%) Embedded C++
21 14 (9.40%) Memory Management

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.36%) Node.js
2 1 (0.67%) Apache
2 1 (0.67%) Drupal
2 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.67%) Zope
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Doxygen
1 4 (2.68%) MS Office
2 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) BASE24
1 1 (0.67%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.37%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.70%) GSM
3 6 (4.03%) Bluetooth
3 6 (4.03%) Diameter Protocol
3 6 (4.03%) LTE
3 6 (4.03%) RANAP
3 6 (4.03%) RTP
3 6 (4.03%) UMTS
3 6 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.36%) GPRS
4 5 (3.36%) Modbus
5 4 (2.68%) ATM
5 4 (2.68%) H.323
6 2 (1.34%) HTTP
7 1 (0.67%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.67%) Internet
7 1 (0.67%) RS-422
7 1 (0.67%) SSH
7 1 (0.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.38%) OLTP
1 11 (7.38%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.01%) SQLite
4 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.67%) Big Data
5 1 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (16.78%) Subversion
2 24 (16.11%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.41%) CppUnit
4 15 (10.07%) ClearCase
5 12 (8.05%) Ant
5 12 (8.05%) GoogleTest
5 12 (8.05%) NUnit
6 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.70%) JIRA
8 6 (4.03%) Bugzilla
8 6 (4.03%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (4.03%) Trac
9 3 (2.01%) LabVIEW
10 2 (1.34%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.34%) JUnit
10 2 (1.34%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.67%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.67%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (7.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.71%) Electronics
3 6 (4.03%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.68%) Military
5 3 (2.01%) Finance
6 2 (1.34%) Automotive
6 2 (1.34%) Front Office
6 2 (1.34%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.11%) STL
2 12 (8.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (8.05%) Qt
3 8 (5.37%) Motif
4 7 (4.70%) Twisted
5 5 (3.36%) .NET
5 5 (3.36%) WebSockets
6 4 (2.68%) HTML
6 4 (2.68%) SOAP
7 3 (2.01%) RESTful
8 2 (1.34%) CSS
8 2 (1.34%) MFC
8 2 (1.34%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.34%) POSIX
8 2 (1.34%) SWT
8 2 (1.34%) WebKit
8 2 (1.34%) XML
9 1 (0.67%) Dojo
9 1 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (8.72%) Derivative
3 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.68%) CCTV
4 4 (2.68%) Device Driver
4 4 (2.68%) EMV
4 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.68%) SCADA
5 3 (2.01%) Handset
6 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.34%) DTV
6 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.34%) Physics
7 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.67%) Contactless
7 1 (0.67%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 74 (49.66%) Linux
2 37 (24.83%) Unix
3 21 (14.09%) Windows
4 10 (6.71%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (4.03%) Android
6 5 (3.36%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.68%) CentOS
8 1 (0.67%) AIX
8 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.67%) Solaris
8 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (97.32%) Software Engineering
2 59 (39.60%) OO
3 36 (24.16%) Multithreading
4 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (17.45%) UML
6 23 (15.44%) SDLC
7 22 (14.77%) OOD
8 21 (14.09%) Scrum
9 20 (13.42%) Configuration Management
10 18 (12.08%) Unit Testing
11 14 (9.40%) Integration Testing
11 14 (9.40%) Memory Management
12 13 (8.72%) Software Architecture
12 13 (8.72%) Use Case
13 12 (8.05%) Project Management
13 12 (8.05%) System Integration Testing
14 11 (7.38%) Database Tuning
14 11 (7.38%) Release Management
14 11 (7.38%) TDD
15 10 (6.71%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 149 (100.00%) C++
2 61 (40.94%) C
3 54 (36.24%) Python
4 32 (21.48%) SQL
5 25 (16.78%) Java
6 17 (11.41%) Perl
7 15 (10.07%) Embedded C++
8 10 (6.71%) C#
9 9 (6.04%) Embedded C
10 5 (3.36%) Erlang
11 4 (2.68%) Fortran
11 4 (2.68%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.68%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.01%) Delphi
13 2 (1.34%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.34%) PHP
13 2 (1.34%) Ruby
14 1 (0.67%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (22.82%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.44%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.38%) Degree
4 9 (6.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) ISO 8583
2 3 (2.01%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.67%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (10.07%) Oracle
2 6 (4.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.01%) Borland
5 1 (0.67%) FairCom
5 1 (0.67%) Google
5 1 (0.67%) IBM
5 1 (0.67%) Intel
5 1 (0.67%) Serena
5 1 (0.67%) Sun
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