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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 579 540 561
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +21
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 49 94 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.18% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.19% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 24
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £413 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.45 £32.50 £30.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £44.50 £40.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.85
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.60%
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
47538 49528 48278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.73% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31327 32075 29701
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1871 1931
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +7 26 £350 -5.40% 20
South West -9 7 £440 +44.85% 9
East of England +21 6 - - 8
North West +10 4 - - 2
London -28 3 £240 -36.00% 7
West Midlands -32 3 - - 1
C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 118 (100.00%) C++
1 118 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (49.15%) Linux
3 57 (48.31%) C
4 37 (31.36%) Multithreading
5 32 (27.12%) Java
6 29 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (23.73%) Unix
8 26 (22.03%) UML
8 26 (22.03%) Security Cleared
9 25 (21.19%) SC Cleared
9 25 (21.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 24 (20.34%) STL
11 22 (18.64%) SQL
12 21 (17.80%) OO
13 20 (16.95%) Windows
13 20 (16.95%) Oracle
13 20 (16.95%) Embedded Systems
14 19 (16.10%) Perl
14 19 (16.10%) Scrum
15 13 (11.02%) C#
15 13 (11.02%) Visual Studio
15 13 (11.02%) Ada
16 12 (10.17%) Aerospace
17 11 (9.32%) Manufacturing
17 11 (9.32%) Embedded C++
18 10 (8.47%) Embedded C
18 10 (8.47%) Degree
18 10 (8.47%) Integration Testing
19 9 (7.63%) 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 3 (2.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.54%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.54%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (2.54%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (2.54%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.54%) GSM
2 3 (2.54%) LTE
2 3 (2.54%) PBX
2 3 (2.54%) RANAP
2 3 (2.54%) RTP
2 3 (2.54%) UMTS
2 3 (2.54%) VoIP
3 2 (1.69%) ASN.1
3 2 (1.69%) DVB
3 2 (1.69%) HTTP
3 2 (1.69%) IPv4
3 2 (1.69%) SNMP
4 1 (0.85%) RS-422
4 1 (0.85%) Skype
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) Big Data
2 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (11.02%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.78%) Subversion
3 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.08%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (5.08%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.24%) GCC
6 4 (3.39%) CppUnit
6 4 (3.39%) NetBeans
7 3 (2.54%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.54%) GDB
7 3 (2.54%) JIRA
7 3 (2.54%) Trac
8 2 (1.69%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.85%) Ant
9 1 (0.85%) Automake
9 1 (0.85%) JUnit
9 1 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 12 (10.17%) Aerospace
2 11 (9.32%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.93%) Electronics
4 6 (5.08%) Finance
4 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.39%) Games
6 3 (2.54%) Military
7 2 (1.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.85%) Avionics
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
8 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 24 (20.34%) STL
3 6 (5.08%) MFC
4 5 (4.24%) .NET
5 4 (3.39%) Swing
6 3 (2.54%) OpenGL
6 3 (2.54%) Qt
6 3 (2.54%) WPF
7 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.69%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.69%) HTML
7 2 (1.69%) HTML5
7 2 (1.69%) Node.js
7 2 (1.69%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.69%) REST
7 2 (1.69%) Web Services
8 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.85%) HEVC
8 1 (0.85%) PyQt
8 1 (0.85%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.54%) MPEG
4 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.69%) Contactless
4 2 (1.69%) Digital TV
4 2 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.69%) Mechatronics
4 2 (1.69%) STB
4 2 (1.69%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.85%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.85%) Derivative
5 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (49.15%) Linux
2 28 (23.73%) Unix
3 20 (16.95%) Windows
4 3 (2.54%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.54%) Nucleus RTOS
4 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.69%) Android
5 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.69%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.85%) Debian
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.85%) pSOS
6 1 (0.85%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (31.36%) Multithreading
3 29 (24.58%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (22.03%) UML
5 21 (17.80%) OO
6 19 (16.10%) Scrum
7 10 (8.47%) Integration Testing
8 9 (7.63%) Cross-Platform Development
8 9 (7.63%) TDD
9 7 (5.93%) OOD
9 7 (5.93%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (5.08%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.08%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.39%) SOA
11 4 (3.39%) SysML
11 4 (3.39%) Web Development
12 3 (2.54%) BDD
12 3 (2.54%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.54%) Memory Management
12 3 (2.54%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 118 (100.00%) C++
2 57 (48.31%) C
3 32 (27.12%) Java
4 22 (18.64%) SQL
5 19 (16.10%) Perl
6 13 (11.02%) Ada
6 13 (11.02%) C#
7 11 (9.32%) Embedded C++
8 10 (8.47%) Embedded C
9 8 (6.78%) Python
10 4 (3.39%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.54%) VC++
12 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.85%) Delphi
13 1 (0.85%) F#
13 1 (0.85%) Haskell
13 1 (0.85%) Pascal
13 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.19%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) Def Stans
1 1 (0.85%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.85%) IEC 61508
1 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.85%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) iptables
1 2 (1.69%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 20 (16.95%) Oracle
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.54%) Cisco
4 2 (1.69%) Borland
5 1 (0.85%) QNX
5 1 (0.85%) SAP
5 1 (0.85%) Serena
5 1 (0.85%) Twitter
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago