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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 544 535 482
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -53
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 29 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.064% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.069% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 23
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £285
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 3
Average hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.22%
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
46038 44890 39234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.43% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28471 27469 23064
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1898 2085
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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
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 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 March 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 East -24 17 £300 -11.11% 12
South West -2 5 £255 - 10
East of England +8 3 - - 10
London +2 2 £650 +85.71% 6
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 4
West Midlands - 1 £313 - 4
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
C++ Software Engineer
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C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 45 (100.00%) C++
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (40.00%) Linux
3 16 (35.56%) Python
3 16 (35.56%) Multithreading
4 15 (33.33%) Windows
5 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (24.44%) OO
7 10 (22.22%) UNIX
7 10 (22.22%) Scrum
7 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 8 (17.78%) VC++
10 7 (15.56%) STL
10 7 (15.56%) Java
10 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
10 7 (15.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 6 (13.33%) C
11 6 (13.33%) C#
12 5 (11.11%) OOD
12 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 5 (11.11%) Physics
13 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
13 4 (8.89%) Subversion
13 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (8.89%) Middleware
13 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
13 4 (8.89%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (2.22%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.22%) Maya
1 1 (2.22%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) IPv6
2 1 (2.22%) MPLS
2 1 (2.22%) DVB
2 1 (2.22%) L2TP
2 1 (2.22%) ASN.1
2 1 (2.22%) DLNA
2 1 (2.22%) ATM
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.89%) Subversion
2 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) GCC
3 2 (4.44%) GoogleTest
3 2 (4.44%) CppUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Ant
3 2 (4.44%) NUnit
3 2 (4.44%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.22%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) Xcode
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) GDB
4 1 (2.22%) Valgrind
4 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (6.67%) Electronics
1 3 (6.67%) Billing
2 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Front Office
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) STL
1 7 (15.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) OpenGL
3 3 (6.67%) Qt
3 3 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) Motif
4 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 2 (4.44%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) Swing
5 1 (2.22%) WS-I
5 1 (2.22%) J2EE
5 1 (2.22%) MFC
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) JNI
5 1 (2.22%) Ajax
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Physics
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.22%) STB
5 1 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) DTV
5 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) MPEG
5 1 (2.22%) iDTV
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) UNIX
4 3 (6.67%) Android
5 2 (4.44%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (35.56%) Multithreading
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) OO
5 10 (22.22%) Scrum
6 9 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.11%) OOD
8 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.89%) UML
9 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Low Latency
10 2 (4.44%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 2 (4.44%) Software Architecture
10 2 (4.44%) Memory Management
10 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) CRM
10 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Kanban
11 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.22%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (35.56%) Python
3 8 (17.78%) VC++
4 7 (15.56%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) C
5 6 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.44%) GLSL
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 2 (4.44%) SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) Lua
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) PhD
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.22%) Perforce
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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