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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
UK / England
Rank 509 527 546
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +19
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 65 63 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 17
Median daily rate £413 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £343
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 10 20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.90 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+1.67% +0.11%

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
39238 43349 43884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.62% 94.94% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25748 27917 28128
Median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1338 1586 1778
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 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 +9 32 £375 +13.63% 16
South West +32 16 £433 - 16
London -7 7 £425 -16.66% 14
East of England +5 5 - - 27
North West +15 3 £425 -10.52% 3
East Midlands +9 2 - - 2
C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 141 (100.00%) C++
1 141 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 62 (43.97%) Linux
3 52 (36.88%) C
4 44 (31.21%) OO
5 41 (29.08%) Security Cleared
6 39 (27.66%) UML
7 38 (26.95%) STL
8 37 (26.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 37 (26.24%) SC Cleared
9 36 (25.53%) Multithreading
10 29 (20.57%) C#
11 28 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (17.02%) Java
13 23 (16.31%) Subversion
14 21 (14.89%) RANAP
14 21 (14.89%) LTE
14 21 (14.89%) Asterisk PBX
14 21 (14.89%) GCC
14 21 (14.89%) GDB
14 21 (14.89%) Trac
14 21 (14.89%) RTP
14 21 (14.89%) Telecoms
14 21 (14.89%) Manufacturing
14 21 (14.89%) GSM
14 21 (14.89%) PBX
14 21 (14.89%) UMTS
14 21 (14.89%) VoIP
14 21 (14.89%) Cisco
14 21 (14.89%) Cross-Platform Development

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 2 (1.42%) Apache Pig
1 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Simulink
2 1 (0.71%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.71%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.89%) Asterisk PBX
1 21 (14.89%) Diameter Protocol
1 21 (14.89%) GSM
1 21 (14.89%) LTE
1 21 (14.89%) PBX
1 21 (14.89%) RANAP
1 21 (14.89%) RTP
1 21 (14.89%) UMTS
1 21 (14.89%) VoIP
2 11 (7.80%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.84%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.84%) Wireless
3 4 (2.84%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.13%) Internet
5 2 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.42%) Firewall
5 2 (1.42%) IGMP
5 2 (1.42%) SAN
5 2 (1.42%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (1.42%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.55%) Big Data
1 5 (3.55%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.42%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (16.31%) Subversion
2 21 (14.89%) GCC
2 21 (14.89%) GDB
2 21 (14.89%) Trac
3 7 (4.96%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.55%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (3.55%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.42%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Ant
6 1 (0.71%) Automake
6 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.71%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.71%) Gradle
6 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.71%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.71%) NUnit
6 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (14.89%) Manufacturing
1 21 (14.89%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.93%) Aerospace
3 7 (4.96%) Finance
4 5 (3.55%) Electronics
5 3 (2.13%) Games
6 2 (1.42%) Automotive
6 2 (1.42%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Avionics
7 1 (0.71%) Military
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.95%) STL
2 37 (26.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (3.55%) .NET
3 5 (3.55%) Qt
3 5 (3.55%) Web Services
3 5 (3.55%) WPF
3 5 (3.55%) XML
4 3 (2.13%) EJB
4 3 (2.13%) Java EE
4 3 (2.13%) MFC
5 2 (1.42%) ATL
5 2 (1.42%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.42%) J2EE
5 2 (1.42%) OpenGL
5 2 (1.42%) Spring
5 2 (1.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (1.42%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (1.42%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (0.71%) JMS
6 1 (0.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.42%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.42%) NHS
5 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.71%) Physics
5 1 (0.71%) RIA
5 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (43.97%) Linux
2 17 (12.06%) Unix
3 15 (10.64%) Windows
4 6 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.84%) VxWorks
6 2 (1.42%) Android
6 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.42%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.71%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (31.21%) OO
3 39 (27.66%) UML
4 36 (25.53%) Multithreading
5 28 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (14.89%) Cross-Platform Development
7 18 (12.77%) High Availability
8 15 (10.64%) Scrum
9 10 (7.09%) Integration Testing
10 9 (6.38%) TDD
11 8 (5.67%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.67%) SysML
12 6 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.55%) OOD
14 4 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (2.84%) MVC
14 4 (2.84%) OOP
14 4 (2.84%) Open Source
14 4 (2.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 141 (100.00%) C++
2 52 (36.88%) C
3 29 (20.57%) C#
4 24 (17.02%) Java
5 19 (13.48%) Embedded C++
6 17 (12.06%) Perl
7 16 (11.35%) SQL
8 14 (9.93%) Embedded C
9 11 (7.80%) Ada
10 9 (6.38%) Python
11 8 (5.67%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.84%) JavaScript
13 3 (2.13%) Lua
14 2 (1.42%) ANSI C
14 2 (1.42%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.71%) Delphi
15 1 (0.71%) Pascal
15 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.71%) VC++
Qualifications
1 41 (29.08%) Security Cleared
2 37 (26.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.55%) Degree
4 3 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) MISRA
3 1 (0.71%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.71%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.71%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Docker
1 2 (1.42%) Firmware
1 2 (1.42%) KVM
1 2 (1.42%) LXC
1 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) BusyBox
2 1 (0.71%) iptables
2 1 (0.71%) OpenSSH
Vendors
1 21 (14.89%) Cisco
2 13 (9.22%) Oracle
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.42%) Brocade
4 2 (1.42%) CA
4 2 (1.42%) QNX
4 2 (1.42%) Riverbed
4 2 (1.42%) Twitter
4 2 (1.42%) VMware
4 2 (1.42%) Vyatta
5 1 (0.71%) Borland
5 1 (0.71%) EMC
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.71%) Renesas
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Rate: £34.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: a load of fun
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
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Posted: 5 days ago