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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 540 539 524
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 47 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.059% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.063% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 4
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£310 £325 £297
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +9.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £320 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £600 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £297
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £35.28 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £39.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
C++ Software Engineer
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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
47771 45698 43205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.57% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30943 28173 25957
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1778 1841 1968
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 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 East -12 19 £300 - 13
South West +1 7 £291 -17.95% 7
London -6 6 £375 -37.50% 7
East of England -6 6 £363 -14.70% 5
Yorkshire -24 5 £310 -3.12% 2
North West - 4 - -
C++ Software Engineer
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C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 75 (100.00%) C++
1 75 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (46.67%) Linux
3 28 (37.33%) Windows
4 23 (30.67%) Python
5 22 (29.33%) Multithreading
6 20 (26.67%) C
7 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (21.33%) Java
8 16 (21.33%) OO
9 13 (17.33%) STL
9 13 (17.33%) C#
9 13 (17.33%) Scrum
10 12 (16.00%) Visual Studio
10 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (16.00%) Automation Testing
11 11 (14.67%) HTML
11 11 (14.67%) SQL
11 11 (14.67%) UNIX
11 11 (14.67%) VC++
12 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
13 8 (10.67%) Oracle
13 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
14 7 (9.33%) Degree
14 7 (9.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 7 (9.33%) HTML5
14 7 (9.33%) Perl
14 7 (9.33%) UML
14 7 (9.33%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.33%) ATM
2 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.67%) Subversion
2 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.67%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
4 2 (2.67%) CppUnit
4 2 (2.67%) Ant
4 2 (2.67%) NUnit
4 2 (2.67%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.67%) GCC
4 2 (2.67%) Valgrind
4 2 (2.67%) Redmine
4 2 (2.67%) GoogleTest
4 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.33%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.33%) SCons
5 1 (1.33%) GDB
5 1 (1.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (6.67%) Electronics
2 2 (2.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) STL
2 11 (14.67%) HTML
3 7 (9.33%) CSS
3 7 (9.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (9.33%) HTML5
4 4 (5.33%) .NET
4 4 (5.33%) XML
5 3 (4.00%) MFC
5 3 (4.00%) Qt
6 2 (2.67%) WebKit
6 2 (2.67%) QML
6 2 (2.67%) OpenGL ES
6 2 (2.67%) GStreamer
6 2 (2.67%) JSON
6 2 (2.67%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.67%) Middleware
7 1 (1.33%) Motif
7 1 (1.33%) WinForms
7 1 (1.33%) OpenMP
7 1 (1.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.00%) DTV
4 2 (2.67%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.67%) STB
4 2 (2.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.33%) CUDA
5 1 (1.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) Linux
2 28 (37.33%) Windows
3 11 (14.67%) UNIX
4 5 (6.67%) Windows CE
5 3 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (29.33%) Multithreading
3 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (21.33%) OO
5 13 (17.33%) Scrum
6 12 (16.00%) Automation Testing
7 7 (9.33%) UML
8 6 (8.00%) Validation
8 6 (8.00%) OOD
8 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.33%) Use Case
9 4 (5.33%) TDD
9 4 (5.33%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.33%) SDLC
9 4 (5.33%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.00%) CRM
11 2 (2.67%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (30.67%) Python
3 20 (26.67%) C
4 16 (21.33%) Java
5 13 (17.33%) C#
6 11 (14.67%) SQL
6 11 (14.67%) VC++
7 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.33%) Perl
9 5 (6.67%) Embedded C++
9 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.00%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.67%) Ruby
11 2 (2.67%) Lua
12 1 (1.33%) C++/CLI
12 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) PhD
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) Intel
4 1 (1.33%) Serena
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