The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 86 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 1160 1020 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.46% 2.17% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.37% 5.72% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 645 648
Average daily rate £475 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 100 116
Average hourly rate £43.50 £38.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £29.74 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.74 £46.25 £43.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
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
18224 17823 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 37.85% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12493 11941 10865
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 415 470
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.73 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 551 £550 - 297
South East +16 235 £350 - 180
North West +22 101 £425 +13.33% 51
South West +8 94 £363 -17.61% 83
East of England +30 68 £375 +15.38% 91
Yorkshire +8 51 £540 +51.04% 29
North East +7 30 £425 -20.93% 3
West Midlands -16 15 £275 +4.76% 39
East Midlands -16 9 £300 -14.28% 24
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++.

1 846 (33.58%) Linux
2 832 (33.03%) Python
3 825 (32.75%) Java
4 747 (29.65%) C#
5 746 (29.61%) C
6 696 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
7 661 (26.24%) Software Engineering
8 613 (24.34%) SQL
9 492 (19.53%) Unix
10 455 (18.06%) Windows
11 453 (17.98%) Finance
12 421 (16.71%) .NET
13 420 (16.67%) OO
14 404 (16.04%) JavaScript
15 379 (15.05%) Security Cleared
16 353 (14.01%) Multithreading
17 341 (13.54%) Degree
18 309 (12.27%) Oracle
19 295 (11.71%) Perl
20 290 (11.51%) HTML
21 284 (11.27%) Front Office
22 280 (11.12%) TDD
23 268 (10.64%) Banking
24 250 (9.92%) SQL Server
25 248 (9.85%) SC Cleared
26 246 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
27 209 (8.30%) Computer Science
28 204 (8.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
29 201 (7.98%) XML
30 199 (7.90%) Microsoft

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 73 (2.90%) Node.js
2 57 (2.26%) Apache
3 50 (1.98%) SAS
4 45 (1.79%) IIS
5 40 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 32 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.03%) MQSeries
7 26 (1.03%) WebSphere
8 22 (0.87%) CICS
8 22 (0.87%) WebLogic
9 15 (0.60%) JBoss
9 15 (0.60%) nginx
10 14 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (0.48%) Drupal
12 11 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.40%) AquaLogic
13 10 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
13 10 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
13 10 (0.40%) Skype for Business
13 10 (0.40%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 91 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.59%) MS Office
3 19 (0.75%) MS Project
4 13 (0.52%) Simulink
5 12 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.44%) Doxygen
7 9 (0.36%) SPSS
8 5 (0.20%) Siemens NX
9 4 (0.16%) FrameMaker
9 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.079%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.079%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.079%) GIMP
11 2 (0.079%) Maple
11 2 (0.079%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.079%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 13 (0.52%) Endur
2 8 (0.32%) Teamcenter
3 6 (0.24%) LabWindows
4 3 (0.12%) BigMachines
4 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.079%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.079%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.079%) Magento
5 2 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.079%) Primavera
6 1 (0.040%) AWD
6 1 (0.040%) BASE24
6 1 (0.040%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.040%) Kondor
6 1 (0.040%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.040%) RMDS
6 1 (0.040%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 61 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.87%) GitHub
4 20 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (0.75%) SaaS
6 18 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.48%) CloudFront
9 9 (0.36%) Office 365
10 7 (0.28%) Google App Engine
11 6 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.16%) IaaS
12 4 (0.16%) SoftLayer
13 3 (0.12%) PaaS
14 2 (0.079%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.079%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.079%) MailChimp
15 1 (0.040%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.040%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 164 (6.51%) TCP/IP
2 134 (5.32%) HTTP
3 84 (3.33%) Internet
4 66 (2.62%) SSL
5 56 (2.22%) Bluetooth
6 44 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
7 37 (1.47%) DVB
8 34 (1.35%) ZigBee
9 33 (1.31%) LDAP
10 27 (1.07%) DNS
11 24 (0.95%) 802.15
11 24 (0.95%) X.509
12 20 (0.79%) Wireless
13 19 (0.75%) SMTP
14 18 (0.71%) FTP
15 17 (0.67%) Modbus
16 14 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
17 13 (0.52%) Diameter Protocol
17 13 (0.52%) Ethernet
17 13 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 112 (4.45%) Relational Database
3 96 (3.81%) MySQL
4 69 (2.74%) Big Data
5 65 (2.58%) NoSQL
6 55 (2.18%) MongoDB
6 55 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
7 54 (2.14%) Oracle Database
8 44 (1.75%) Hadoop
9 35 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 31 (1.23%) Redis
10 31 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 30 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 28 (1.11%) OLTP
13 21 (0.83%) KDB
14 19 (0.75%) Data Mining
14 19 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (0.71%) DB2
15 18 (0.71%) Easytrieve
15 18 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 195 (7.74%) Git (software)
2 156 (6.19%) Subversion
3 112 (4.45%) Visual Studio
4 109 (4.33%) Jenkins
5 74 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 66 (2.62%) Ant
7 64 (2.54%) NUnit
8 59 (2.34%) ClearCase
8 59 (2.34%) GoogleTest
9 54 (2.14%) JIRA
10 53 (2.10%) CppUnit
10 53 (2.10%) Rational DOORS
10 53 (2.10%) Selenium
11 48 (1.91%) ERwin
12 45 (1.79%) Eclipse
13 34 (1.35%) Maven
14 29 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
15 25 (0.99%) JUnit
16 24 (0.95%) Cucumber
17 23 (0.91%) Xcode
General
1 453 (17.98%) Finance
2 284 (11.27%) Front Office
3 268 (10.64%) Banking
4 162 (6.43%) Investment Banking
5 85 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 68 (2.70%) Games
7 61 (2.42%) Electronics
8 53 (2.10%) Marketing
9 40 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.11%) Military
11 27 (1.07%) Aerospace
12 24 (0.95%) Retail
13 22 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.87%) Legal
14 18 (0.71%) Automotive
15 17 (0.67%) Law
16 11 (0.44%) Publishing
17 9 (0.36%) Avionics
17 9 (0.36%) Back Office
18 5 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1414 (56.13%) Developer
2 617 (24.49%) C++ Developer
3 375 (14.89%) Software Engineer
4 171 (6.79%) Java Developer
5 170 (6.75%) C# Developer
6 159 (6.31%) Software Developer
7 145 (5.76%) C++ Software Engineer
8 130 (5.16%) Analyst
9 115 (4.57%) Python Developer
10 108 (4.29%) Quantitative Developer
11 103 (4.09%) Senior Developer
12 102 (4.05%) C Developer
13 93 (3.69%) Embedded Engineer
14 89 (3.53%) Architect
15 76 (3.02%) SQL Developer
16 75 (2.98%) C++ Software Developer
17 74 (2.94%) Unix Developer
18 71 (2.82%) C++/C# Developer
19 70 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
20 67 (2.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (16.71%) .NET
2 290 (11.51%) HTML
3 201 (7.98%) XML
4 163 (6.47%) CSS
5 159 (6.31%) STL
6 129 (5.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 127 (5.04%) Web Services
8 118 (4.68%) Qt
9 104 (4.13%) JSON
10 92 (3.65%) AngularJS
11 91 (3.61%) HTML5
12 80 (3.18%) REST
13 79 (3.14%) ASP.NET
14 73 (2.90%) OpenGL
15 62 (2.46%) WCF
16 61 (2.42%) jQuery
16 61 (2.42%) WPF
17 60 (2.38%) Middleware
18 58 (2.30%) .NET Framework
19 55 (2.18%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 246 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 209 (8.30%) Computer Science
3 204 (8.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 176 (6.99%) Derivative
5 152 (6.03%) Mathematics
6 99 (3.93%) Algorithms
7 83 (3.29%) Fixed Income
8 58 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
9 57 (2.26%) User Experience
10 52 (2.06%) Physics
11 49 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 48 (1.91%) Management Information System
13 46 (1.83%) Data Structures
14 45 (1.79%) Device Driver
15 43 (1.71%) Statistics
16 41 (1.63%) Market Risk
17 37 (1.47%) STB
18 36 (1.43%) Equities
19 34 (1.35%) DTV
20 33 (1.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 846 (33.58%) Linux
2 492 (19.53%) Unix
3 455 (18.06%) Windows
4 103 (4.09%) Android
5 89 (3.53%) Apple iOS
6 78 (3.10%) Solaris
7 56 (2.22%) Windows Server
8 49 (1.95%) Mac OS X
9 48 (1.91%) AIX
10 44 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
11 37 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (1.11%) Mac OS
13 25 (0.99%) Windows 7
14 24 (0.95%) VxWorks
15 22 (0.87%) CentOS
15 22 (0.87%) Windows XP
16 20 (0.79%) Windows Vista
17 19 (0.75%) HPUX
18 17 (0.67%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
2 661 (26.24%) Software Engineering
3 420 (16.67%) OO
4 353 (14.01%) Multithreading
5 280 (11.12%) TDD
6 196 (7.78%) UML
7 178 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
7 178 (7.07%) Unit Testing
8 173 (6.87%) Low Latency
9 169 (6.71%) Scrum
10 135 (5.36%) Configuration Management
11 134 (5.32%) Electronic Trading
11 134 (5.32%) SDLC
12 129 (5.12%) Open Source
13 116 (4.61%) Risk Management
14 114 (4.53%) Analytics
15 113 (4.49%) OOD
16 102 (4.05%) OOP
17 101 (4.01%) Automated Testing
18 99 (3.93%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 832 (33.03%) Python
2 825 (32.75%) Java
3 747 (29.65%) C#
4 746 (29.61%) C
5 613 (24.34%) SQL
6 404 (16.04%) JavaScript
7 295 (11.71%) Perl
8 164 (6.51%) Ruby
9 101 (4.01%) Shell Script
10 97 (3.85%) Bash Shell
11 88 (3.49%) VBA
12 79 (3.14%) Embedded C
12 79 (3.14%) PHP
13 78 (3.10%) Embedded C++
13 78 (3.10%) PowerShell
13 78 (3.10%) VB
14 75 (2.98%) Objective-C
15 74 (2.94%) PL/SQL
16 68 (2.70%) VC++
17 61 (2.42%) R
Qualifications
1 379 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 341 (13.54%) Degree
3 248 (9.85%) SC Cleared
4 88 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 72 (2.86%) PhD
6 25 (0.99%) ISEB
7 23 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 15 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
12 9 (0.36%) BC Cleared
13 7 (0.28%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.28%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.24%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.20%) APMP
15 5 (0.20%) CREST Certified
16 4 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.16%) PMP
17 3 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (3.61%) QA
2 35 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.67%) P3O
4 9 (0.36%) FedRAMP
5 8 (0.32%) MISRA
6 7 (0.28%) MiFID
7 6 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.24%) SLA
8 4 (0.16%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.16%) JTAG
8 4 (0.16%) MISRA C
9 3 (0.12%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.079%) Basel III
10 2 (0.079%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.079%) DO-254
10 2 (0.079%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.079%) ISO26262
10 2 (0.079%) SDET
11 1 (0.040%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 51 (2.02%) Docker
2 36 (1.43%) Firmware
3 16 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.40%) Time Sharing Option
5 8 (0.32%) Ceph
6 7 (0.28%) GlusterFS
7 6 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.24%) KVM
8 5 (0.20%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.16%) Dovecot
9 4 (0.16%) iptables
9 4 (0.16%) Sendmail
9 4 (0.16%) Squid
10 3 (0.12%) LXC
10 3 (0.12%) NFS
10 3 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
10 3 (0.12%) vCloud
10 3 (0.12%) Xen
11 2 (0.079%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 58 (2.30%) Puppet
2 38 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.27%) logstash
4 31 (1.23%) Kibana
5 29 (1.15%) Ansible
6 27 (1.07%) Grafana
6 27 (1.07%) Uchiwa
7 15 (0.60%) Salt
8 14 (0.56%) HAProxy
9 10 (0.40%) Nagios
10 9 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.28%) Cacti
11 7 (0.28%) Graphite
11 7 (0.28%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.24%) Control-M
12 6 (0.24%) OpenNebula
13 5 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
13 5 (0.20%) nmon
13 5 (0.20%) yum
14 4 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 309 (12.27%) Oracle
2 199 (7.90%) Microsoft
3 54 (2.14%) Informatica
4 48 (1.91%) IBM
5 38 (1.51%) Sybase
6 36 (1.43%) HP
6 36 (1.43%) VMware
7 27 (1.07%) CA
7 27 (1.07%) Splunk
8 25 (0.99%) Google
8 25 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 22 (0.87%) TIBCO
10 20 (0.79%) Sun
11 18 (0.71%) Tableau
12 17 (0.67%) Sitecore
13 12 (0.48%) OpenLink
14 11 (0.44%) Cisco
14 11 (0.44%) Fujitsu
14 11 (0.44%) Perforce
14 11 (0.44%) Serena
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + stock options
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £48 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £31033 - £39142 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Coded People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Yoh
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £610.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ConSol Partners
Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + excellent daily based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago