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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 94 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 1186 1115 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.32% 2.17% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.05% 5.74% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 643 701
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 93 104
Median hourly rate £42.45 £39.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £29.11 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -1.26%
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
19596 19429 18883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.34% 37.73% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13619 12827 12478
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 417 451
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -19 565 £550 -4.34% 237
South East -28 208 £350 -0.70% 165
South West +36 150 £440 +6.66% 66
North West +48 81 £450 +23.28% 42
Yorkshire +41 56 £463 +56.77% 19
East of England +7 55 £350 +16.66% 96
West Midlands -12 25 £440 +49.15% 25
East Midlands +3 22 £370 +17.46% 16
North East -30 18 £298 -20.66% 6
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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++.

1 835 (35.44%) Linux
2 823 (34.93%) Java
3 729 (30.94%) Python
4 720 (30.56%) C
5 681 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
6 656 (27.84%) C#
7 625 (26.53%) Software Engineering
8 534 (22.67%) SQL
9 425 (18.04%) Finance
10 420 (17.83%) Unix
11 417 (17.70%) OO
12 415 (17.61%) Windows
13 371 (15.75%) Multithreading
14 353 (14.98%) JavaScript
15 348 (14.77%) .NET
16 344 (14.60%) Security Cleared
17 324 (13.75%) Oracle
18 317 (13.46%) Perl
19 312 (13.24%) Degree
20 287 (12.18%) Front Office
21 263 (11.16%) TDD
22 252 (10.70%) HTML
23 236 (10.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 234 (9.93%) Banking
25 228 (9.68%) SC Cleared
26 214 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
27 209 (8.87%) XML
28 205 (8.70%) Low Latency
29 195 (8.28%) Scrum
30 187 (7.94%) SQL Server

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 83 (3.52%) Node.js
2 70 (2.97%) Apache
3 59 (2.50%) SAS
4 51 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 40 (1.70%) WebSphere
6 37 (1.57%) IIS
7 35 (1.49%) JBoss
8 28 (1.19%) MQSeries
8 28 (1.19%) WebLogic
9 24 (1.02%) Confluence
10 21 (0.89%) Apache Spark
11 20 (0.85%) CICS
12 18 (0.76%) CMS
13 17 (0.72%) SharePoint
14 16 (0.68%) Tuxedo
15 15 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.55%) OpenStack
17 11 (0.47%) nginx
17 11 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
17 11 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 75 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.15%) MS Office
3 13 (0.55%) MS Project
4 12 (0.51%) Simulink
5 11 (0.47%) SPSS
6 8 (0.34%) Doxygen
7 5 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.17%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
9 3 (0.13%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.13%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.085%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.085%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.085%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.085%) GIMP
10 2 (0.085%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.085%) Weka
Business Applications
1 15 (0.64%) Endur
2 9 (0.38%) OpenText MBPM
3 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.25%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.17%) LabWindows
5 3 (0.13%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
5 3 (0.13%) Magento
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.085%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.085%) MetaTrader
6 2 (0.085%) Primavera
6 2 (0.085%) RMDS
6 2 (0.085%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.042%) AWD
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 89 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (1.10%) GitHub
4 18 (0.76%) PaaS
5 16 (0.68%) SaaS
6 15 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.64%) Office 365
7 13 (0.55%) CloudFront
8 8 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.17%) IaaS
11 4 (0.17%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.17%) SoftLayer
12 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.13%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.085%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.085%) Force.com
13 2 (0.085%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.085%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 161 (6.83%) HTTP
2 134 (5.69%) TCP/IP
3 68 (2.89%) SSL
4 63 (2.67%) Internet
5 53 (2.25%) Bluetooth
6 45 (1.91%) DVB
7 39 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
8 33 (1.40%) ZigBee
9 30 (1.27%) DNS
10 25 (1.06%) X.509
11 24 (1.02%) 802.15
12 23 (0.98%) Wireless
13 22 (0.93%) VPN
14 20 (0.85%) DHCP
15 19 (0.81%) LDAP
16 18 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
17 17 (0.72%) Ethernet
17 17 (0.72%) Firewall
18 15 (0.64%) IPsec
19 12 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 133 (5.65%) Relational Database
3 91 (3.86%) MySQL
4 76 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 64 (2.72%) NoSQL
6 61 (2.59%) Big Data
6 61 (2.59%) Oracle Database
7 55 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 53 (2.25%) Hadoop
9 47 (1.99%) RDBMS
10 46 (1.95%) DB2
11 38 (1.61%) OLTP
12 37 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 33 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 32 (1.36%) Redis
15 31 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
16 29 (1.23%) KDB
17 24 (1.02%) HBase
18 23 (0.98%) Apache Hive
18 23 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 144 (6.11%) Git (software)
2 142 (6.03%) Subversion
3 114 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 106 (4.50%) Visual Studio
5 83 (3.52%) JIRA
6 67 (2.84%) Ant
7 63 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
8 55 (2.33%) NUnit
9 54 (2.29%) ClearCase
10 50 (2.12%) GoogleTest
11 43 (1.83%) CppUnit
11 43 (1.83%) Maven
12 42 (1.78%) Rational Rhapsody
13 37 (1.57%) Eclipse
14 33 (1.40%) JUnit
15 30 (1.27%) ERwin
16 28 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
17 26 (1.10%) Cucumber
18 21 (0.89%) GDB
18 21 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 425 (18.04%) Finance
2 287 (12.18%) Front Office
3 234 (9.93%) Banking
4 97 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 85 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 58 (2.46%) Marketing
7 49 (2.08%) Games
8 41 (1.74%) Aerospace
9 40 (1.70%) Electronics
10 33 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.10%) Legal
12 22 (0.93%) Law
13 19 (0.81%) Military
14 18 (0.76%) Automotive
14 18 (0.76%) Back Office
15 17 (0.72%) Retail
16 13 (0.55%) Avionics
17 7 (0.30%) Publishing
18 6 (0.25%) French Language
19 5 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1279 (54.29%) Developer
2 599 (25.42%) C++ Developer
3 374 (15.87%) Software Engineer
4 160 (6.79%) Java Developer
5 147 (6.24%) C++ Software Engineer
6 144 (6.11%) C# Developer
7 143 (6.07%) Software Developer
8 124 (5.26%) Analyst
9 122 (5.18%) Architect
10 104 (4.41%) Python Developer
11 96 (4.07%) Linux Developer
12 90 (3.82%) Embedded Engineer
13 85 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
14 79 (3.35%) C Developer
15 78 (3.31%) Senior Developer
16 74 (3.14%) Quantitative Developer
17 72 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
17 72 (3.06%) SQL Developer
18 69 (2.93%) Unix Developer
19 65 (2.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (14.77%) .NET
2 252 (10.70%) HTML
3 209 (8.87%) XML
4 163 (6.92%) CSS
5 154 (6.54%) STL
6 113 (4.80%) REST
7 110 (4.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 109 (4.63%) JSON
9 104 (4.41%) HTML5
10 103 (4.37%) Web Services
11 102 (4.33%) Qt
12 99 (4.20%) Middleware
13 77 (3.27%) J2EE
14 74 (3.14%) AngularJS
15 70 (2.97%) ASP.NET
16 67 (2.84%) .NET Framework
17 66 (2.80%) OpenGL
18 65 (2.76%) WPF
19 64 (2.72%) SOAP
20 63 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 236 (10.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 214 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
3 177 (7.51%) Computer Science
4 136 (5.77%) Derivative
5 132 (5.60%) Algorithms
6 113 (4.80%) Mathematics
7 87 (3.69%) Fixed Income
8 85 (3.61%) Embedded Systems
9 65 (2.76%) Management Information System
10 55 (2.33%) STB
11 52 (2.21%) Data Structures
12 49 (2.08%) Statistics
12 49 (2.08%) User Experience
13 43 (1.83%) Device Driver
14 41 (1.74%) DTV
15 37 (1.57%) Equities
15 37 (1.57%) Visualisation
16 35 (1.49%) Market Risk
17 33 (1.40%) MPEG
18 32 (1.36%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 835 (35.44%) Linux
2 420 (17.83%) Unix
3 415 (17.61%) Windows
4 64 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 60 (2.55%) Android
6 59 (2.50%) Solaris
7 52 (2.21%) Apple iOS
8 43 (1.83%) AIX
9 35 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
10 29 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (0.98%) VxWorks
12 21 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (0.81%) Ubuntu
14 16 (0.68%) HPUX
14 16 (0.68%) Mac OS
14 16 (0.68%) Windows 7
15 15 (0.64%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.64%) Windows XP
16 14 (0.59%) Windows Vista
17 13 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (28.90%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (26.53%) Software Engineering
3 417 (17.70%) OO
4 371 (15.75%) Multithreading
5 263 (11.16%) TDD
6 205 (8.70%) Low Latency
7 195 (8.28%) Scrum
8 184 (7.81%) UML
9 173 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
10 169 (7.17%) Unit Testing
11 163 (6.92%) SDLC
12 139 (5.90%) Electronic Trading
13 137 (5.81%) Open Source
14 136 (5.77%) Configuration Management
15 124 (5.26%) Risk Management
16 113 (4.80%) OOP
17 109 (4.63%) Analytics
18 105 (4.46%) DevOps
19 94 (3.99%) Project Management
20 93 (3.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 823 (34.93%) Java
2 729 (30.94%) Python
3 720 (30.56%) C
4 656 (27.84%) C#
5 534 (22.67%) SQL
6 353 (14.98%) JavaScript
7 317 (13.46%) Perl
8 145 (6.15%) Ruby
9 117 (4.97%) Bash Shell
10 105 (4.46%) Shell Script
11 90 (3.82%) PowerShell
12 86 (3.65%) VB
13 83 (3.52%) Embedded C
14 80 (3.40%) R
15 78 (3.31%) Embedded C++
15 78 (3.31%) VC++
16 74 (3.14%) VBA
17 65 (2.76%) MATLAB
18 63 (2.67%) PHP
19 61 (2.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 344 (14.60%) Security Cleared
2 312 (13.24%) Degree
3 228 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 77 (3.27%) DV Cleared
5 76 (3.23%) PhD
6 31 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.51%) ISEB
9 11 (0.47%) BC Cleared
9 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.42%) MCSD
10 10 (0.42%) MCSE
11 7 (0.30%) CEH
11 7 (0.30%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.25%) GIAC
12 6 (0.25%) MCSA
12 6 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.25%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.21%) APMP
13 5 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.20%) QA
2 23 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.59%) SLA
4 12 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.38%) MISRA
6 7 (0.30%) MiFID
7 6 (0.25%) JTAG
8 4 (0.17%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.17%) MISRA C
9 3 (0.13%) FedRAMP
9 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
9 3 (0.13%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.085%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.042%) COBIT
11 1 (0.042%) DO-254
11 1 (0.042%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.042%) TickIT
System Software
1 64 (2.72%) Docker
2 27 (1.15%) Firmware
3 19 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.47%) Ceph
5 11 (0.47%) iptables
6 10 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.42%) GlusterFS
7 7 (0.30%) KVM
8 6 (0.25%) LXC
8 6 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (0.21%) Dovecot
9 5 (0.21%) NFS
9 5 (0.21%) Sendmail
9 5 (0.21%) Squid
10 4 (0.17%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.17%) GPFS
11 3 (0.13%) OpenSSH
11 3 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
11 3 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 74 (3.14%) Puppet
2 55 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (2.25%) Ansible
4 31 (1.32%) Kibana
4 31 (1.32%) logstash
5 28 (1.19%) Grafana
5 28 (1.19%) Uchiwa
6 27 (1.15%) Salt
7 16 (0.68%) Nagios
8 15 (0.64%) HAProxy
9 13 (0.55%) Control-M
10 10 (0.42%) Graphite
10 10 (0.42%) Kubernetes
11 9 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.30%) Cacti
12 7 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.30%) OpenNebula
12 7 (0.30%) WebInspect
13 6 (0.25%) HP Fortify
14 5 (0.21%) Nessus
Vendors
1 324 (13.75%) Oracle
2 162 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 96 (4.07%) IBM
4 48 (2.04%) Informatica
4 48 (2.04%) VMware
5 45 (1.91%) Sybase
6 41 (1.74%) Red Hat
7 31 (1.32%) CA
7 31 (1.32%) Splunk
8 28 (1.19%) Tableau
9 25 (1.06%) Google
9 25 (1.06%) Sitecore
9 25 (1.06%) TIBCO
10 21 (0.89%) HP
11 14 (0.59%) OpenLink
12 12 (0.51%) Atlassian
12 12 (0.51%) OpenTV
12 12 (0.51%) Perforce
13 11 (0.47%) Luciad
13 11 (0.47%) Micro Focus
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ISL
Rate: £38.00 - £42.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ISL
Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £30 - 32 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham
Capita plc
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: From £30 to £42 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £45 to £48 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £45 to £48 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
IT Talent Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago