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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 579 546 539
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -7
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 43 80 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 36
Median daily rate £350 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £403 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £311 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £35.00 £33.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.65 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
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
47216 48883 46830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.80% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31074 31580 28850
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £247 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1843 1919
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.06%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -8 20 £350 +4.47% 15
London +3 10 £340 -18.80% 12
East of England +12 5 - - 9
South West +2 4 - - 15
North West -1 2 £428 - 7
West Midlands -27 2 - -
C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 119 (100.00%) C++
2 118 (99.16%) Software Engineering
3 61 (51.26%) Linux
4 55 (46.22%) C
5 43 (36.13%) Multithreading
6 34 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (24.37%) Unix
8 28 (23.53%) Java
9 26 (21.85%) Security Cleared
10 25 (21.01%) SC Cleared
10 25 (21.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 25 (21.01%) UML
10 25 (21.01%) STL
11 24 (20.17%) Embedded Systems
12 23 (19.33%) SQL
13 22 (18.49%) Windows
14 21 (17.65%) Oracle
14 21 (17.65%) Perl
15 19 (15.97%) OO
16 18 (15.13%) Scrum
17 13 (10.92%) TDD
17 13 (10.92%) Degree
18 12 (10.08%) Integration Testing
18 12 (10.08%) Rational DOORS
18 12 (10.08%) Visual Studio
19 11 (9.24%) Ada
19 11 (9.24%) SDLC
20 10 (8.40%) Cross-Platform Development
20 10 (8.40%) Unit Testing
20 10 (8.40%) Embedded C++

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 (2.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.68%) ASN.1
3 2 (1.68%) DVB
3 2 (1.68%) HTTP
3 2 (1.68%) IPv4
3 2 (1.68%) SNMP
4 1 (0.84%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.84%) GSM
4 1 (0.84%) LTE
4 1 (0.84%) RANAP
4 1 (0.84%) RS-422
4 1 (0.84%) RTP
4 1 (0.84%) Skype
4 1 (0.84%) UMTS
4 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (10.08%) Rational DOORS
1 12 (10.08%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (5.04%) Subversion
4 5 (4.20%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.36%) CppUnit
5 4 (3.36%) NetBeans
6 3 (2.52%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.52%) JIRA
7 2 (1.68%) GCC
7 2 (1.68%) GoogleTest
7 2 (1.68%) MSI
8 1 (0.84%) Ant
8 1 (0.84%) Automake
8 1 (0.84%) JUnit
8 1 (0.84%) NUnit
8 1 (0.84%) Trac
8 1 (0.84%) VectorCAST
General
1 9 (7.56%) Aerospace
2 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.04%) Electronics
4 5 (4.20%) Finance
4 5 (4.20%) Games
5 3 (2.52%) Avionics
5 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.68%) Automotive
6 2 (1.68%) Military
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 25 (21.01%) STL
2 7 (5.88%) MFC
3 5 (4.20%) .NET
4 4 (3.36%) Swing
5 3 (2.52%) OpenGL
5 3 (2.52%) Qt
5 3 (2.52%) WPF
6 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.68%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.68%) HTML
6 2 (1.68%) HTML5
6 2 (1.68%) Node.js
6 2 (1.68%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.68%) REST
7 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.84%) HEVC
7 1 (0.84%) PyQt
7 1 (0.84%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.17%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.52%) Contactless
3 3 (2.52%) Cybercrime
3 3 (2.52%) MPEG
4 2 (1.68%) Digital TV
4 2 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.68%) Mechatronics
4 2 (1.68%) STB
4 2 (1.68%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.84%) Derivative
5 1 (0.84%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.84%) Streaming Media
5 1 (0.84%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.84%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 61 (51.26%) Linux
2 29 (24.37%) Unix
3 22 (18.49%) Windows
4 4 (3.36%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.52%) Android
5 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.68%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.84%) Debian
7 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.84%) pSOS
7 1 (0.84%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.84%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (99.16%) Software Engineering
2 43 (36.13%) Multithreading
3 34 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.01%) UML
5 19 (15.97%) OO
6 18 (15.13%) Scrum
7 13 (10.92%) TDD
8 12 (10.08%) Integration Testing
9 11 (9.24%) SDLC
10 10 (8.40%) Cross-Platform Development
10 10 (8.40%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (8.40%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.88%) OOD
12 5 (4.20%) Configuration Management
13 4 (3.36%) SOA
13 4 (3.36%) Use Case
13 4 (3.36%) Validation
14 3 (2.52%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (2.52%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (2.52%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) C++
2 55 (46.22%) C
3 28 (23.53%) Java
4 23 (19.33%) SQL
5 21 (17.65%) Perl
6 11 (9.24%) Ada
7 10 (8.40%) Embedded C++
8 9 (7.56%) C#
9 8 (6.72%) Embedded C
10 7 (5.88%) Python
11 4 (3.36%) VC++
12 3 (2.52%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.84%) F#
14 1 (0.84%) Haskell
14 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (21.85%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.01%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.92%) Degree
4 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) Def Stans
1 1 (0.84%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.84%) IEC 61508
1 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.84%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) iptables
1 2 (1.68%) OpenSSH
1 2 (1.68%) Xen
1 2 (1.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) everRun
Vendors
1 21 (17.65%) Oracle
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.84%) Borland
3 1 (0.84%) QNX
3 1 (0.84%) SAP
3 1 (0.84%) Serena
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