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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 124 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +13
Contract jobs citing C++ 999 1303 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.02% 2.46% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.01% 6.39% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 826 706
Median daily rate £450 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 112 56
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £33.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.54 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
19959 20405 19046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.33% 38.59% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13809 13912 12291
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 452 380
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -43 479 £503 -12.60% 245
South East +11 222 £375 +7.14% 147
South West -13 111 £375 - 72
East of England +7 51 £350 -2.77% 99
North West -37 39 £394 -17.10% 23
North East -25 37 £450 -8.62% 18
Yorkshire -34 25 £320 -20.00% 24
West Midlands -34 23 £363 +6.61% 24
East Midlands -15 10 £375 +15.38% 17
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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++.

1 880 (40.87%) Java
2 693 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
3 687 (31.91%) Linux
4 653 (30.33%) C
5 610 (28.33%) Python
6 601 (27.91%) C#
7 524 (24.34%) SQL
8 501 (23.27%) Software Engineering
9 388 (18.02%) Unix
10 384 (17.84%) Windows
11 372 (17.28%) Finance
12 343 (15.93%) Oracle
13 330 (15.33%) .NET
14 324 (15.05%) JavaScript
15 311 (14.44%) OO
16 300 (13.93%) Degree
17 284 (13.19%) Security Cleared
18 283 (13.14%) Multithreading
19 265 (12.31%) HTML
20 250 (11.61%) Perl
21 242 (11.24%) Scrum
21 242 (11.24%) TDD
22 208 (9.66%) XML
23 197 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
24 191 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
25 185 (8.59%) Banking
26 177 (8.22%) Front Office
27 175 (8.13%) Computer Science
28 173 (8.04%) SC Cleared
28 173 (8.04%) 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 80 (3.72%) Apache
2 76 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 40 (1.86%) WebLogic
4 38 (1.76%) SAS
4 38 (1.76%) WebSphere
5 35 (1.63%) Confluence
5 35 (1.63%) JBoss
6 33 (1.53%) IIS
7 25 (1.16%) Apache Spark
8 23 (1.07%) Tuxedo
9 20 (0.93%) SharePoint
10 16 (0.74%) CMS
11 15 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (0.65%) MQSeries
13 13 (0.60%) MS Exchange
13 13 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
13 13 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.51%) AquaLogic
16 9 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 69 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.02%) MS Office
3 14 (0.65%) Simulink
4 12 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.42%) MS Project
6 9 (0.42%) SPSS
7 8 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.33%) PaintShop Pro
9 6 (0.28%) Doxygen
9 6 (0.28%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.28%) Windchill
10 5 (0.23%) Mathematica
11 4 (0.19%) Siemens NX
12 3 (0.14%) CATIA
12 3 (0.14%) PTC Creo
13 2 (0.093%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 2 (0.093%) SOLIDWORKS
13 2 (0.093%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (0.51%) OpenText MBPM
2 10 (0.46%) RMDS
3 8 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.33%) Teamcenter
5 6 (0.28%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.19%) Relativity
7 3 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
7 3 (0.14%) LabWindows
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.093%) Endur
8 2 (0.093%) Magento
9 1 (0.046%) Kondor
9 1 (0.046%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.046%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.046%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 81 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (2.74%) PaaS
3 50 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (1.49%) SaaS
5 28 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.02%) IaaS
7 21 (0.98%) GitHub
7 21 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (0.70%) Office 365
9 12 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.19%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.14%) Force.com
12 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.093%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.093%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.093%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.046%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.046%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.046%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 125 (5.81%) HTTP
2 85 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 52 (2.42%) Internet
4 39 (1.81%) SSL
5 36 (1.67%) DHCP
6 33 (1.53%) DNS
7 30 (1.39%) DVB
8 29 (1.35%) Wireless
9 25 (1.16%) Firewall
9 25 (1.16%) LDAP
9 25 (1.16%) SNMP
9 25 (1.16%) VPN
10 22 (1.02%) LAN
11 21 (0.98%) VoIP
12 18 (0.84%) IPsec
12 18 (0.84%) WAN
13 16 (0.74%) Bluetooth
14 15 (0.70%) Ethernet
14 15 (0.70%) IPv6
15 13 (0.60%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 97 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 85 (3.95%) MySQL
4 81 (3.76%) Hadoop
5 77 (3.58%) Oracle Database
6 71 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 57 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 52 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
9 50 (2.32%) Big Data
10 47 (2.18%) MongoDB
11 41 (1.90%) OLTP
12 37 (1.72%) DB2
13 36 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
14 31 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
15 30 (1.39%) Data Mining
16 29 (1.35%) KDB
17 21 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
18 19 (0.88%) HBase
19 18 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
20 17 (0.79%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 135 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 122 (5.67%) Visual Studio
3 114 (5.29%) Jenkins
4 107 (4.97%) Subversion
5 106 (4.92%) JIRA
6 62 (2.88%) Maven
7 47 (2.18%) JUnit
8 40 (1.86%) NUnit
8 40 (1.86%) Selenium
8 40 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 39 (1.81%) Rational DOORS
10 36 (1.67%) Ant
10 36 (1.67%) ClearCase
11 35 (1.63%) Eclipse
12 29 (1.35%) TeamCity
13 26 (1.21%) Cucumber
14 24 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (1.11%) CppUnit
14 24 (1.11%) GCC
14 24 (1.11%) GoogleTest
General
1 372 (17.28%) Finance
2 185 (8.59%) Banking
3 177 (8.22%) Front Office
4 80 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 69 (3.20%) Games
6 61 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.18%) Electronics
8 44 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 40 (1.86%) Aerospace
10 37 (1.72%) Marketing
11 30 (1.39%) Military
12 24 (1.11%) Back Office
13 23 (1.07%) Automotive
14 16 (0.74%) French Language
15 13 (0.60%) Publishing
16 10 (0.46%) German Language
16 10 (0.46%) Italian Language
16 10 (0.46%) Legal
16 10 (0.46%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1158 (53.79%) Developer
2 578 (26.85%) C++ Developer
3 292 (13.56%) Software Engineer
4 167 (7.76%) C# Developer
5 165 (7.66%) Java Developer
6 145 (6.73%) Software Developer
7 122 (5.67%) Analyst
8 117 (5.43%) C++ Software Engineer
9 101 (4.69%) Architect
10 98 (4.55%) Python Developer
11 86 (3.99%) C++/C# Developer
12 85 (3.95%) Linux Developer
13 80 (3.72%) Senior Developer
14 78 (3.62%) C++ Software Developer
15 73 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
16 72 (3.34%) Quantitative Developer
17 71 (3.30%) C++/Java Developer
18 67 (3.11%) Embedded Engineer
18 67 (3.11%) Oracle Developer
19 60 (2.79%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (15.33%) .NET
2 265 (12.31%) HTML
3 208 (9.66%) XML
4 130 (6.04%) STL
5 129 (5.99%) CSS
6 119 (5.53%) Web Services
7 99 (4.60%) HTML5
8 98 (4.55%) J2EE
9 92 (4.27%) REST
10 81 (3.76%) JSON
11 77 (3.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 77 (3.58%) Middleware
12 73 (3.39%) WPF
13 71 (3.30%) Spring
14 69 (3.20%) ASP.NET
15 61 (2.83%) AngularJS
16 53 (2.46%) RESTful
17 52 (2.42%) SOAP
18 47 (2.18%) Hibernate
18 47 (2.18%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 197 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (8.13%) Computer Science
3 138 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 128 (5.95%) Algorithms
5 97 (4.51%) Derivative
6 86 (3.99%) Embedded Systems
6 86 (3.99%) Mathematics
7 84 (3.90%) Fixed Income
8 60 (2.79%) User Experience
9 56 (2.60%) Data Structures
10 47 (2.18%) Management Information System
11 43 (2.00%) Statistics
12 34 (1.58%) Visualisation
13 33 (1.53%) Device Driver
13 33 (1.53%) Mobile App
14 30 (1.39%) STB
15 29 (1.35%) Data Centre
16 27 (1.25%) Hedge funds
16 27 (1.25%) Public Cloud
17 25 (1.16%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 687 (31.91%) Linux
2 388 (18.02%) Unix
3 384 (17.84%) Windows
4 76 (3.53%) Android
5 66 (3.07%) Windows Server
6 60 (2.79%) Apple iOS
7 41 (1.90%) Solaris
8 33 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
9 32 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (1.07%) Ubuntu
12 22 (1.02%) AIX
13 16 (0.74%) VxWorks
13 16 (0.74%) Windows 7
14 13 (0.60%) OS/390
14 13 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (0.51%) CentOS
16 10 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (23.27%) Software Engineering
3 311 (14.44%) OO
4 283 (13.14%) Multithreading
5 242 (11.24%) Scrum
5 242 (11.24%) TDD
6 191 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
7 173 (8.04%) UML
8 157 (7.29%) DevOps
9 137 (6.36%) SDLC
10 136 (6.32%) Unit Testing
11 111 (5.16%) Configuration Management
12 110 (5.11%) Open Source
13 103 (4.78%) Analytics
14 100 (4.64%) Low Latency
15 98 (4.55%) ITIL
15 98 (4.55%) OOP
16 86 (3.99%) Risk Management
17 76 (3.53%) BDD
18 72 (3.34%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 880 (40.87%) Java
2 653 (30.33%) C
3 610 (28.33%) Python
4 601 (27.91%) C#
5 524 (24.34%) SQL
6 324 (15.05%) JavaScript
7 250 (11.61%) Perl
8 120 (5.57%) Ruby
9 105 (4.88%) Shell Script
10 99 (4.60%) VB
11 86 (3.99%) Bash Shell
12 77 (3.58%) PHP
13 76 (3.53%) PowerShell
14 75 (3.48%) PL/SQL
15 72 (3.34%) Embedded C++
15 72 (3.34%) R
16 71 (3.30%) MATLAB
17 58 (2.69%) Embedded C
18 55 (2.55%) Objective-C
18 55 (2.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 300 (13.93%) Degree
2 284 (13.19%) Security Cleared
3 173 (8.04%) SC Cleared
4 74 (3.44%) DV Cleared
5 71 (3.30%) PhD
6 27 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 19 (0.88%) MCSE
9 14 (0.65%) ISEB
10 10 (0.46%) CEH
11 9 (0.42%) MCSD
11 9 (0.42%) Sun Certification
12 8 (0.37%) CISSP
12 8 (0.37%) MCITP
12 8 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (0.33%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.33%) OCPJP
14 6 (0.28%) CISA
14 6 (0.28%) GIAC
14 6 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.90%) QA
2 22 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.70%) SLA
5 14 (0.65%) MISRA
6 13 (0.60%) DO-178B
7 10 (0.46%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.42%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.23%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.19%) JTAG
10 4 (0.19%) MISRA C
11 3 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.14%) HL7
11 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 3 (0.14%) ISO15022
11 3 (0.14%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.093%) Def Stans
12 2 (0.093%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.093%) SDET
12 2 (0.093%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (1.30%) Docker
3 23 (1.07%) Active Directory
4 19 (0.88%) Firmware
5 18 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.65%) iptables
6 14 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.37%) OpenSSH
9 5 (0.23%) KVM
9 5 (0.23%) Sendmail
10 4 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.19%) NFS
10 4 (0.19%) Squid
10 4 (0.19%) vSphere
10 4 (0.19%) Xen
11 3 (0.14%) Dovecot
11 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.14%) XenServer
12 2 (0.093%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 79 (3.67%) Puppet
2 66 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (1.81%) Ansible
4 20 (0.93%) Control-M
5 18 (0.84%) Salt
6 13 (0.60%) Nagios
7 9 (0.42%) SCOM
7 9 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (0.37%) logstash
9 7 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.33%) Kibana
10 6 (0.28%) BladeLogic
10 6 (0.28%) WebInspect
11 5 (0.23%) HP Fortify
11 5 (0.23%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.19%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.14%) Grafana
13 3 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
13 3 (0.14%) OpenNebula
13 3 (0.14%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 343 (15.93%) Oracle
2 152 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 77 (3.58%) IBM
4 52 (2.42%) VMware
5 50 (2.32%) Red Hat
6 48 (2.23%) Informatica
7 40 (1.86%) Google
8 38 (1.76%) Sybase
9 32 (1.49%) TIBCO
10 20 (0.93%) Atlassian
10 20 (0.93%) HP
11 17 (0.79%) SAP
12 15 (0.70%) Splunk
13 14 (0.65%) ION Trading
13 14 (0.65%) Reuters
13 14 (0.65%) Teradata
14 13 (0.60%) Netezza
15 12 (0.56%) Sun
15 12 (0.56%) Tableau
16 11 (0.51%) Fujitsu
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £550 - £551 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EXCELerate
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead
Spectrum IT
Rate: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Robert Walters
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch
Huxley
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Excellent - Please discuss - 6 months initially plus extensions
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
PCR
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago