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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 539 516 465
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -51
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 18 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.052% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.056% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £344 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £255 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £418 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £331 £281
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 16
Average hourly rate £36.40 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +14.28%
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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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 West - 8 £290 - 9
South East -11 6 £300 -11.11% 13
London -6 3 £600 +71.42% 6
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
C++ Software Engineer
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C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (100.00%) C++
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (48.48%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) OO
4 10 (30.30%) UNIX
4 10 (30.30%) Multithreading
5 9 (27.27%) Python
6 8 (24.24%) Windows
6 8 (24.24%) STL
7 7 (21.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.18%) C
8 6 (18.18%) C#
9 5 (15.15%) HTML
9 5 (15.15%) Java
9 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) Physics
9 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
10 4 (12.12%) Scrum
10 4 (12.12%) OOD
10 4 (12.12%) Middleware
10 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.12%) CSS
10 4 (12.12%) Software Architecture
10 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.09%) Open Source
11 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
11 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.03%) Maya
1 1 (3.03%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) DVB
3 1 (3.03%) DLNA
3 1 (3.03%) IPv6
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) L2TP
3 1 (3.03%) MPLS
3 1 (3.03%) SMS
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) UPnP
3 1 (3.03%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.03%) GoogleTest
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Valgrind
2 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) GCC
2 1 (3.03%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) Ant
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) NUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Xcode
2 1 (3.03%) CppUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (9.09%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) STL
2 7 (21.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
4 4 (12.12%) Middleware
4 4 (12.12%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) XML
5 2 (6.06%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) Itk
6 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.03%) Motif
6 1 (3.03%) Swing
6 1 (3.03%) POSIX
6 1 (3.03%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) MFC
6 1 (3.03%) JNI
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (3.03%) Qt
6 1 (3.03%) VTK
6 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Physics
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (6.06%) STB
3 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.06%) DTV
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Kinect
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) iDTV
4 1 (3.03%) MPEG
4 1 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 8 (24.24%) Windows
4 3 (9.09%) Android
5 2 (6.06%) Windows CE
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (33.33%) OO
3 10 (30.30%) Multithreading
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) OOD
5 4 (12.12%) Software Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Low Latency
6 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) UML
7 2 (6.06%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 1 (3.03%) Change Control
8 1 (3.03%) Memory Management
8 1 (3.03%) Game Development
8 1 (3.03%) Android Development
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
8 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) C
3 6 (18.18%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) VC++
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.06%) GLSL
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Perforce
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