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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 551 541 566
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 68 90 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.17% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 19
Median daily rate £360 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £370 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £32.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +19 32 £350 -15.15% 14
West Midlands -18 15 £360 -
South West 0 7 £440 +38.03% 9
East of England +9 6 - - 18
North West +16 5 - - 3
London -24 3 £383 +2.00% 12
C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 122 (100.00%) C++
1 122 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (44.26%) Linux
3 53 (43.44%) C
4 42 (34.43%) Multithreading
5 30 (24.59%) UML
6 28 (22.95%) Security Cleared
7 27 (22.13%) SC Cleared
7 27 (22.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 27 (22.13%) Java
8 26 (21.31%) STL
9 24 (19.67%) OO
10 23 (18.85%) Unix
11 21 (17.21%) SQL
11 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (15.57%) Perl
12 19 (15.57%) Embedded Systems
13 18 (14.75%) Oracle
14 17 (13.93%) Scrum
15 16 (13.11%) Windows
16 13 (10.66%) C#
16 13 (10.66%) Manufacturing
17 11 (9.02%) Aerospace
17 11 (9.02%) Embedded C++
18 10 (8.20%) Embedded C
18 10 (8.20%) Ada
18 10 (8.20%) Integration Testing
18 10 (8.20%) Cross-Platform Development
19 9 (7.38%) TDD
19 9 (7.38%) Subversion

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:

Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Simulink
2 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.74%) Asterisk PBX
2 7 (5.74%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (5.74%) GSM
2 7 (5.74%) LTE
2 7 (5.74%) PBX
2 7 (5.74%) RANAP
2 7 (5.74%) RTP
2 7 (5.74%) UMTS
2 7 (5.74%) VoIP
3 3 (2.46%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.46%) HTTP
4 2 (1.64%) DVB
4 2 (1.64%) IPv4
4 2 (1.64%) SNMP
5 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.82%) Internet
5 1 (0.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) Big Data
2 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Subversion
2 7 (5.74%) GCC
2 7 (5.74%) GDB
2 7 (5.74%) Trac
2 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.10%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (3.28%) CppUnit
4 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.46%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.46%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.64%) GoogleTest
6 2 (1.64%) NUnit
7 1 (0.82%) Ant
7 1 (0.82%) Automake
7 1 (0.82%) JUnit
7 1 (0.82%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.82%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (10.66%) Manufacturing
2 11 (9.02%) Aerospace
3 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.92%) Finance
5 4 (3.28%) Electronics
6 3 (2.46%) Automotive
7 2 (1.64%) Military
8 1 (0.82%) Avionics
8 1 (0.82%) Games
8 1 (0.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 26 (21.31%) STL
3 5 (4.10%) .NET
3 5 (4.10%) MFC
4 4 (3.28%) Swing
5 3 (2.46%) OpenGL
6 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.64%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.64%) HTML
6 2 (1.64%) HTML5
6 2 (1.64%) Node.js
6 2 (1.64%) Qt
6 2 (1.64%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.64%) REST
6 2 (1.64%) Web Services
6 2 (1.64%) WPF
7 1 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.82%) HEVC
7 1 (0.82%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.82%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (2.46%) MPEG
4 2 (1.64%) Digital TV
4 2 (1.64%) Mechatronics
4 2 (1.64%) STB
4 2 (1.64%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) Contactless
5 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.82%) Derivative
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.82%) Physics
5 1 (0.82%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (44.26%) Linux
2 23 (18.85%) Unix
3 16 (13.11%) Windows
4 4 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.46%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.64%) Android
6 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.64%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.82%) Debian
7 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.82%) pSOS
7 1 (0.82%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (34.43%) Multithreading
3 30 (24.59%) UML
4 24 (19.67%) OO
5 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (13.93%) Scrum
7 10 (8.20%) Cross-Platform Development
7 10 (8.20%) Integration Testing
8 9 (7.38%) TDD
9 7 (5.74%) High Availability
10 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.10%) OOD
11 5 (4.10%) SysML
11 5 (4.10%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (3.28%) Web Development
13 3 (2.46%) BDD
13 3 (2.46%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.46%) Memory Management
13 3 (2.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) C++
2 53 (43.44%) C
3 27 (22.13%) Java
4 21 (17.21%) SQL
5 19 (15.57%) Perl
6 13 (10.66%) C#
7 11 (9.02%) Embedded C++
8 10 (8.20%) Ada
8 10 (8.20%) Embedded C
9 8 (6.56%) Python
10 5 (4.10%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.82%) Delphi
13 1 (0.82%) Pascal
13 1 (0.82%) VC++
Qualifications
1 28 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 27 (22.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.56%) Degree
4 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) Def Stans
1 1 (0.82%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.82%) IEC 61508
1 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.82%) MISRA
1 1 (0.82%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) iptables
1 2 (1.64%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Oracle
2 7 (5.74%) Cisco
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.64%) Borland
4 2 (1.64%) Twitter
5 1 (0.82%) SAP
Hayes, Middlesex
Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BBC Research & Development
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago