The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 532 519 499
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 30 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.081% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £294 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.73% -16.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £306 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £294 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -16.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 30
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.28 £35.25 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £42.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45617 43185 49090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.64% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28196 25932 28031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1837 1975 2545
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
C++ Software Engineer
UK

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 29 July 2014.

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
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 29 July 2014. 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
London +8 14 £600 - 9
East of England -23 5 £425 +37.09% 3
South East -33 5 - - 5
Yorkshire +7 3 £320 -
South West - 3 £355 - 7
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 4
North West - - - -
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C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 67 (100.00%) C++
1 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (61.19%) Linux
3 20 (29.85%) OO
4 18 (26.87%) C
5 15 (22.39%) Java
6 14 (20.90%) Windows
6 14 (20.90%) Multithreading
7 13 (19.40%) UML
8 12 (17.91%) Degree
8 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
9 10 (14.93%) STL
9 10 (14.93%) C#
9 10 (14.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 10 (14.93%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (13.43%) Physics
11 8 (11.94%) UNIX
12 7 (10.45%) Embedded C
12 7 (10.45%) Embedded C++
12 7 (10.45%) Mathematics
12 7 (10.45%) Embedded Software Development
12 7 (10.45%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (10.45%) Banking
12 7 (10.45%) Technical Analysis
13 6 (8.96%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (8.96%) Software Architecture
13 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
13 6 (8.96%) HTML
14 5 (7.46%) Perl
14 5 (7.46%) LabVIEW

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (4.48%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.48%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.99%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) LabVIEW
2 3 (4.48%) Maven
2 3 (4.48%) Selenium
2 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.48%) GoogleTest
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) Valgrind
3 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (10.45%) Banking
2 4 (5.97%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.99%) Automotive
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Front Office
4 1 (1.49%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) STL
1 10 (14.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (8.96%) HTML
3 4 (5.97%) CSS
3 4 (5.97%) Qt
4 3 (4.48%) Dojo
4 3 (4.48%) jQuery
4 3 (4.48%) Web Services
5 2 (2.99%) Swing
5 2 (2.99%) Middleware
5 2 (2.99%) OAuth
5 2 (2.99%) FFmpeg
6 1 (1.49%) D-Bus
6 1 (1.49%) .NET
6 1 (1.49%) COM
6 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.93%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (13.43%) Physics
4 7 (10.45%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.97%) Firmware
5 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.97%) Open Source
5 4 (5.97%) CUDA
6 2 (2.99%) GIS
6 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.99%) CCTV
6 2 (2.99%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.49%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 41 (61.19%) Linux
2 14 (20.90%) Windows
3 8 (11.94%) UNIX
4 6 (8.96%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.99%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (29.85%) OO
3 14 (20.90%) Multithreading
4 13 (19.40%) UML
5 7 (10.45%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (10.45%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (10.45%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) Software Architecture
7 5 (7.46%) Scrum
7 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.97%) TDD
8 4 (5.97%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.48%) OOD
9 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Validation
10 2 (2.99%) Information Management
10 2 (2.99%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.99%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (26.87%) C
3 15 (22.39%) Java
4 10 (14.93%) C#
5 7 (10.45%) Embedded C
5 7 (10.45%) Embedded C++
6 5 (7.46%) Perl
7 4 (5.97%) SQL
7 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.48%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.99%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) PhD
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) JBoss
1 3 (4.48%) Google
2 2 (2.99%) Coverity
2 2 (2.99%) QNX
3 1 (1.49%) Perforce
3 1 (1.49%) Serena
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) Cognizant