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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 532 546 580
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +34
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 63 73 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 16
Median daily rate £375 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £203 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £330 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 14 12
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £37.50 £37.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.80 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +1.33%
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
43594 48186 48136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.94% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28781 31160 30947
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 1892 2018
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +16 30 £375 +12.35% 20
South West +20 11 £425 - 10
London -3 9 £340 -43.33% 9
West Midlands -13 6 £360 +100.00% 2
East of England +9 4 - - 16
North West +1 3 £425 +15.25% 7
C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 120 (100.00%) C++
1 120 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 52 (43.33%) Linux
3 50 (41.67%) C
4 35 (29.17%) OO
5 34 (28.33%) UML
6 33 (27.50%) STL
6 33 (27.50%) Multithreading
7 32 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 32 (26.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
9 21 (17.50%) Java
10 19 (15.83%) C#
10 19 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (14.17%) Subversion
11 17 (14.17%) Perl
11 17 (14.17%) SQL
11 17 (14.17%) Unix
11 17 (14.17%) Embedded C++
11 17 (14.17%) High Availability
12 16 (13.33%) Trac
12 16 (13.33%) Diameter Protocol
12 16 (13.33%) Cross-Platform Development
12 16 (13.33%) RANAP
12 16 (13.33%) LTE
12 16 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
12 16 (13.33%) GCC
12 16 (13.33%) GDB
12 16 (13.33%) RTP
12 16 (13.33%) GSM

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 5 (4.17%) Simulink
2 1 (0.83%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 16 (13.33%) Diameter Protocol
1 16 (13.33%) GSM
1 16 (13.33%) LTE
1 16 (13.33%) PBX
1 16 (13.33%) RANAP
1 16 (13.33%) RTP
1 16 (13.33%) UMTS
1 16 (13.33%) VoIP
2 8 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.50%) Wireless
4 2 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) 802.15
5 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) IPv4
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) SAN
5 1 (0.83%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Big Data
2 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Subversion
2 16 (13.33%) GCC
2 16 (13.33%) GDB
2 16 (13.33%) Trac
3 5 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.67%) Ant
4 2 (1.67%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.67%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.67%) NUnit
4 2 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.83%) Automake
5 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.83%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.83%) Gradle
5 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 16 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.17%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.17%) Electronics
3 5 (4.17%) Finance
4 2 (1.67%) Automotive
4 2 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Avionics
5 1 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Military
5 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.50%) STL
2 32 (26.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (4.17%) Web Services
3 5 (4.17%) XML
4 4 (3.33%) .NET
5 3 (2.50%) MFC
5 3 (2.50%) Qt
5 3 (2.50%) WPF
6 2 (1.67%) ATL
6 2 (1.67%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.83%) CSS
7 1 (0.83%) EJB
7 1 (0.83%) HTML
7 1 (0.83%) Java EE
7 1 (0.83%) JMS
7 1 (0.83%) LINQ
7 1 (0.83%) WinForms
7 1 (0.83%) XSL
7 1 (0.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
2 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.83%) Derivative
3 1 (0.83%) MPEG
3 1 (0.83%) NHS
3 1 (0.83%) Physics
3 1 (0.83%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.83%) Streaming Media
3 1 (0.83%) Streaming Video
3 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (43.33%) Linux
2 17 (14.17%) Unix
3 14 (11.67%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.67%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (1.67%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (29.17%) OO
3 34 (28.33%) UML
4 33 (27.50%) Multithreading
5 19 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (14.17%) High Availability
7 16 (13.33%) Cross-Platform Development
8 12 (10.00%) Scrum
9 11 (9.17%) Integration Testing
10 6 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (5.00%) SysML
10 6 (5.00%) TDD
11 5 (4.17%) Multithreaded Programming
12 4 (3.33%) OOD
12 4 (3.33%) Open Source
13 3 (2.50%) MVC
13 3 (2.50%) Test Strategy
13 3 (2.50%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (41.67%) C
3 21 (17.50%) Java
4 19 (15.83%) C#
5 17 (14.17%) Embedded C++
5 17 (14.17%) Perl
5 17 (14.17%) SQL
6 13 (10.83%) Embedded C
7 9 (7.50%) Ada
8 7 (5.83%) MATLAB
8 7 (5.83%) Python
9 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.83%) Delphi
10 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.83%) Pascal
10 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.83%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.17%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) MISRA
2 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.83%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Firmware
2 1 (0.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) iptables
2 1 (0.83%) KVM
2 1 (0.83%) LXC
2 1 (0.83%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (13.33%) Cisco
2 14 (11.67%) Oracle
3 3 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.67%) Twitter
5 1 (0.83%) Borland
5 1 (0.83%) Brocade
5 1 (0.83%) CA
5 1 (0.83%) EMC
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) Renesas
5 1 (0.83%) Riverbed
5 1 (0.83%) VMware
5 1 (0.83%) Vyatta
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