The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 111 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing C++ 1060 1155 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.15% 2.27% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.50% 5.92% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 721 715
Median daily rate £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.33% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 88 78
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £55.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
C++
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19287 19510 18530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.11% 38.34% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13447 13243 12273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 394 405
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.10 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the England region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in England

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in England

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the England region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in England

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in England

C++
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++ within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
London -15 533 £525 -8.69% 263
South East -18 205 £375 +11.94% 186
South West +24 118 £425 +13.33% 50
East of England +10 48 £440 +17.72% 84
North West +26 46 £450 +25.87% 47
Yorkshire 0 33 £513 +57.69% 15
West Midlands -33 24 £415 +32.80% 26
North East -37 23 £400 -21.95% 8
East Midlands -10 19 £363 +3.64% 14
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for C++.

1 877 (38.70%) Java
2 799 (35.26%) Linux
3 709 (31.29%) C
4 679 (29.96%) Python
5 677 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
6 612 (27.01%) C#
7 560 (24.71%) Software Engineering
8 528 (23.30%) SQL
9 437 (19.29%) Finance
10 414 (18.27%) Unix
11 393 (17.34%) Windows
12 358 (15.80%) OO
13 347 (15.31%) Oracle
14 343 (15.14%) Multithreading
15 328 (14.47%) Security Cleared
16 323 (14.25%) .NET
17 316 (13.95%) JavaScript
18 300 (13.24%) Degree
19 282 (12.44%) Perl
20 266 (11.74%) TDD
21 257 (11.34%) Front Office
22 249 (10.99%) HTML
23 217 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
24 210 (9.27%) Scrum
25 208 (9.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 205 (9.05%) SC Cleared
27 200 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
28 198 (8.74%) XML
29 190 (8.38%) Banking
30 175 (7.72%) UML

C++
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 72 (3.18%) Apache
2 64 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 59 (2.60%) SAS
4 42 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 38 (1.68%) JBoss
6 35 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 33 (1.46%) Confluence
8 26 (1.15%) IIS
9 21 (0.93%) MQSeries
9 21 (0.93%) Tuxedo
10 20 (0.88%) Apache Spark
11 16 (0.71%) CMS
11 16 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (0.57%) SharePoint
13 12 (0.53%) nginx
13 12 (0.53%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
13 12 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 10 (0.44%) AquaLogic
15 7 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 61 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.28%) MS Office
3 14 (0.62%) Simulink
4 10 (0.44%) MS Project
4 10 (0.44%) SPSS
5 8 (0.35%) Doxygen
5 8 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.26%) Windchill
7 5 (0.22%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.18%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.13%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.088%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.088%) PaintShop Pro
10 2 (0.088%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.088%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.088%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.088%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.088%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (0.44%) OpenText MBPM
2 9 (0.40%) Endur
2 9 (0.40%) RMDS
3 8 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.26%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.18%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.18%) LabWindows
7 3 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.13%) Relativity
8 2 (0.088%) BigMachines
8 2 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.088%) Magento
8 2 (0.088%) Primavera
8 2 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.044%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (1.68%) PaaS
4 32 (1.41%) SaaS
5 26 (1.15%) GitHub
6 18 (0.79%) IaaS
7 11 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.40%) CloudFront
9 7 (0.31%) Office 365
10 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.18%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.13%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.088%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.088%) Force.com
14 1 (0.044%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.044%) AWS OpsWorks
14 1 (0.044%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 148 (6.53%) HTTP
2 102 (4.50%) TCP/IP
3 46 (2.03%) DVB
4 39 (1.72%) SSL
5 38 (1.68%) Internet
6 31 (1.37%) DNS
7 25 (1.10%) VPN
8 24 (1.06%) DHCP
9 23 (1.02%) Firewall
10 22 (0.97%) Wireless
11 21 (0.93%) Bluetooth
12 18 (0.79%) IPsec
12 18 (0.79%) LDAP
13 17 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (0.71%) Ethernet
15 14 (0.62%) ZigBee
16 13 (0.57%) Kerberos
16 13 (0.57%) SNMP
17 12 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
17 12 (0.53%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 115 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 84 (3.71%) NoSQL
4 81 (3.57%) MySQL
5 75 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
6 69 (3.05%) Hadoop
7 66 (2.91%) Oracle Database
8 60 (2.65%) MongoDB
9 59 (2.60%) Big Data
10 53 (2.34%) RDBMS
11 41 (1.81%) OLTP
12 37 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
12 37 (1.63%) DB2
13 35 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
14 34 (1.50%) KDB
15 24 (1.06%) Data Mining
15 24 (1.06%) HBase
16 23 (1.02%) Apache Hive
17 22 (0.97%) Redis
17 22 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 145 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 124 (5.47%) Jenkins
3 116 (5.12%) Subversion
4 114 (5.03%) Visual Studio
5 104 (4.59%) JIRA
6 54 (2.38%) Ant
6 54 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
7 53 (2.34%) NUnit
8 49 (2.16%) ClearCase
8 49 (2.16%) Maven
9 42 (1.85%) GoogleTest
10 35 (1.54%) JUnit
11 34 (1.50%) CppUnit
11 34 (1.50%) Rational Rhapsody
12 28 (1.24%) Eclipse
12 28 (1.24%) ERwin
13 27 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (1.02%) Selenium
16 22 (0.97%) Cucumber
General
1 437 (19.29%) Finance
2 257 (11.34%) Front Office
3 190 (8.38%) Banking
4 93 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 75 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 44 (1.94%) Electronics
6 44 (1.94%) Marketing
7 38 (1.68%) Aerospace
8 37 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 36 (1.59%) Games
10 24 (1.06%) Automotive
10 24 (1.06%) Legal
11 18 (0.79%) Back Office
11 18 (0.79%) Military
12 17 (0.75%) Law
13 14 (0.62%) Avionics
14 13 (0.57%) Publishing
15 11 (0.49%) French Language
16 10 (0.44%) Retail
17 8 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1236 (54.55%) Developer
2 598 (26.39%) C++ Developer
3 342 (15.09%) Software Engineer
4 171 (7.55%) Java Developer
5 152 (6.71%) C# Developer
6 137 (6.05%) Software Developer
7 131 (5.78%) C++ Software Engineer
8 124 (5.47%) Analyst
9 103 (4.55%) Architect
10 100 (4.41%) Python Developer
11 96 (4.24%) Linux Developer
12 86 (3.80%) Senior Developer
13 85 (3.75%) Embedded Engineer
14 81 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
15 79 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
16 78 (3.44%) Quantitative Developer
17 70 (3.09%) C++ Software Developer
17 70 (3.09%) SQL Developer
18 69 (3.05%) Unix Developer
19 68 (3.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (14.25%) .NET
2 249 (10.99%) HTML
3 198 (8.74%) XML
4 155 (6.84%) STL
5 144 (6.35%) CSS
6 100 (4.41%) Middleware
7 99 (4.37%) J2EE
8 97 (4.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 97 (4.28%) HTML5
9 95 (4.19%) REST
10 94 (4.15%) Web Services
11 84 (3.71%) JSON
12 75 (3.31%) Node.js
13 72 (3.18%) WPF
14 65 (2.87%) Spring
15 59 (2.60%) FIX Protocol
16 57 (2.52%) ASP.NET
17 52 (2.29%) AngularJS
18 51 (2.25%) Qt
19 49 (2.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 217 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (9.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 172 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 138 (6.09%) Algorithms
5 126 (5.56%) Derivative
6 104 (4.59%) Mathematics
7 101 (4.46%) Fixed Income
8 93 (4.10%) Embedded Systems
9 61 (2.69%) STB
10 59 (2.60%) Management Information System
11 57 (2.52%) User Experience
12 49 (2.16%) Statistics
13 48 (2.12%) Device Driver
14 47 (2.07%) Data Structures
15 46 (2.03%) DTV
16 37 (1.63%) Visualisation
17 36 (1.59%) Equities
17 36 (1.59%) MPEG
18 29 (1.28%) Credit Risk
19 28 (1.24%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 799 (35.26%) Linux
2 414 (18.27%) Unix
3 393 (17.34%) Windows
4 64 (2.82%) Android
4 64 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 46 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 46 (2.03%) Solaris
6 39 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
7 31 (1.37%) AIX
8 29 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 22 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.84%) VxWorks
13 13 (0.57%) CentOS
14 12 (0.53%) OS/390
15 10 (0.44%) CoreOS
15 10 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.40%) HPUX
16 9 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
2 560 (24.71%) Software Engineering
3 358 (15.80%) OO
4 343 (15.14%) Multithreading
5 266 (11.74%) TDD
6 210 (9.27%) Scrum
7 200 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
8 175 (7.72%) UML
9 165 (7.28%) Low Latency
10 155 (6.84%) Unit Testing
11 150 (6.62%) SDLC
12 147 (6.49%) DevOps
13 135 (5.96%) Open Source
14 129 (5.69%) Electronic Trading
15 117 (5.16%) Configuration Management
15 117 (5.16%) Risk Management
16 112 (4.94%) Analytics
17 98 (4.32%) OOP
18 81 (3.57%) Project Management
19 78 (3.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 877 (38.70%) Java
2 709 (31.29%) C
3 679 (29.96%) Python
4 612 (27.01%) C#
5 528 (23.30%) SQL
6 316 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 282 (12.44%) Perl
8 137 (6.05%) Ruby
9 118 (5.21%) Shell Script
10 97 (4.28%) VB
11 93 (4.10%) Bash Shell
12 91 (4.02%) PowerShell
13 86 (3.80%) Embedded C++
14 83 (3.66%) R
15 77 (3.40%) Embedded C
16 73 (3.22%) MATLAB
17 70 (3.09%) PL/SQL
18 68 (3.00%) VBA
19 61 (2.69%) PHP
20 52 (2.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 328 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 300 (13.24%) Degree
3 205 (9.05%) SC Cleared
4 90 (3.97%) PhD
5 80 (3.53%) DV Cleared
6 34 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 21 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.71%) MCSE
9 12 (0.53%) ISEB
10 11 (0.49%) BC Cleared
10 11 (0.49%) MCSD
11 10 (0.44%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.35%) CEH
12 8 (0.35%) GIAC
13 7 (0.31%) MCITP
14 6 (0.26%) CISSP
14 6 (0.26%) MCSA
15 5 (0.22%) CREST Certified
15 5 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.80%) QA
2 25 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (0.66%) SLA
4 13 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.57%) MISRA
5 9 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.35%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.22%) JTAG
7 5 (0.22%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
8 3 (0.13%) ISO20022
8 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.088%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.088%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.088%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.088%) SDET
9 2 (0.088%) SEPA
10 1 (0.044%) BS25999
10 1 (0.044%) MiFID
10 1 (0.044%) TickIT
System Software
1 59 (2.60%) Docker
2 28 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.88%) Firmware
4 18 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.57%) iptables
7 12 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.49%) Ceph
9 10 (0.44%) etcd
9 10 (0.44%) flannel
9 10 (0.44%) GlusterFS
10 9 (0.40%) KVM
11 8 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.26%) LXC
13 5 (0.22%) Dovecot
13 5 (0.22%) OpenSSH
13 5 (0.22%) Sendmail
13 5 (0.22%) Squid
13 5 (0.22%) Xen
13 5 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 87 (3.84%) Puppet
2 76 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (2.29%) Ansible
4 31 (1.37%) Salt
5 28 (1.24%) logstash
6 27 (1.19%) Kibana
7 22 (0.97%) Grafana
7 22 (0.97%) Uchiwa
8 21 (0.93%) Control-M
9 17 (0.75%) Nagios
10 15 (0.66%) HAProxy
11 11 (0.49%) Graphite
11 11 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (0.44%) Kubernetes
12 10 (0.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (0.44%) rkt
13 9 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 8 (0.35%) SCOM
15 7 (0.31%) Cacti
15 7 (0.31%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 347 (15.31%) Oracle
2 157 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 83 (3.66%) IBM
4 60 (2.65%) VMware
5 52 (2.29%) Informatica
6 48 (2.12%) Red Hat
7 46 (2.03%) Sybase
8 32 (1.41%) TIBCO
9 23 (1.02%) Sitecore
10 22 (0.97%) Google
11 21 (0.93%) Splunk
11 21 (0.93%) Tableau
12 19 (0.84%) CA
13 18 (0.79%) Atlassian
14 17 (0.75%) HP
15 14 (0.62%) SAP
16 12 (0.53%) ION Trading
16 12 (0.53%) Remedy
16 12 (0.53%) Reuters
17 10 (0.44%) Luciad
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London, Central London, Maidenhead, Slough,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: Yesterday
London, Central London, Maidenhead, Slough,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: Yesterday
London, Central London, Maidenhead, Slough,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: Yesterday
London, Central London, Maidenhead, Slough,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits for Perm
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
FDM Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Creative Personnel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £10 - £80 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £290 - £348 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: Attractive
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Amoria Bond
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day Maximum £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago