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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
UK / England
Rank 111 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 873 1153 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.14% 2.48% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 6.36% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 751 673
Median daily rate £535 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £295 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £355 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 126 81
Median hourly rate £42.10 £43.34 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £31.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.69 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.84 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +7.08%

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
16492 18128 17555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.42% 38.98% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11360 12393 11937
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 488 384
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.05 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.39 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +5 512 £588 +6.81% 266
South East -38 133 £375 +7.14% 141
South West +5 85 £405 +10.95% 57
East of England -21 54 £325 -6.81% 97
East Midlands +31 34 £388 +29.16% 15
North West -55 21 £400 +2.89% 36
Yorkshire -23 18 £363 -32.87% 26
West Midlands -6 9 £250 -23.07% 19
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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++.

1 699 (36.71%) Java
2 600 (31.51%) Linux
3 572 (30.04%) C
4 557 (29.25%) Python
5 535 (28.10%) C#
6 526 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
7 485 (25.47%) Software Engineering
8 432 (22.69%) SQL
9 360 (18.91%) Unix
10 328 (17.23%) Finance
11 317 (16.65%) Multithreading
12 307 (16.12%) OO
13 256 (13.45%) Windows
14 234 (12.29%) Degree
15 233 (12.24%) JavaScript
16 230 (12.08%) Perl
17 222 (11.66%) Oracle
18 221 (11.61%) Banking
19 216 (11.34%) Scrum
20 213 (11.19%) .NET
21 210 (11.03%) Security Cleared
22 203 (10.66%) Front Office
23 196 (10.29%) HTML
24 195 (10.24%) TDD
25 171 (8.98%) STL
26 157 (8.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 150 (7.88%) XML
27 150 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
28 149 (7.83%) Computer Science
29 143 (7.51%) Investment Banking

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 59 (3.10%) Apache
2 46 (2.42%) Apache Spark
3 34 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 28 (1.47%) Confluence
5 20 (1.05%) SAS
5 20 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 17 (0.89%) Apache Solr
7 16 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
8 15 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.74%) CMS
9 14 (0.74%) IIS
9 14 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.68%) nginx
10 13 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 12 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.58%) Jetty
13 10 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 64 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.21%) Simulink
3 14 (0.74%) Doxygen
4 10 (0.53%) MS Office
5 6 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.32%) SPSS
6 5 (0.26%) MS Project
6 5 (0.26%) PaintShop Pro
7 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.16%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.11%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.11%) Stata
10 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.053%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.053%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.63%) RMDS
3 11 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.58%) ION MarketView
4 9 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.26%) OpenText MBPM
5 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.26%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.16%) LabWindows
7 3 (0.16%) Summit
7 3 (0.16%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.053%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.053%) Relativity
8 1 (0.053%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.053%) Temenos Globus
8 1 (0.053%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 80 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (1.37%) GitHub
5 17 (0.89%) PaaS
5 17 (0.89%) SaaS
6 15 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 15 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.63%) IaaS
7 12 (0.63%) Office 365
8 11 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.37%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.32%) Force.com
11 5 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.26%) Google Play
11 5 (0.26%) Heroku
12 4 (0.21%) Veeva
13 2 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
13 2 (0.11%) Trello
13 2 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 110 (5.78%) TCP/IP
2 97 (5.09%) HTTP
3 58 (3.05%) Internet
4 37 (1.94%) SSL
5 35 (1.84%) VoIP
6 28 (1.47%) LTE
7 27 (1.42%) Kerberos
8 26 (1.37%) LDAP
9 24 (1.26%) DNS
10 23 (1.21%) Asterisk PBX
10 23 (1.21%) LAN
10 23 (1.21%) PBX
11 22 (1.16%) Diameter Protocol
11 22 (1.16%) GSM
11 22 (1.16%) RANAP
11 22 (1.16%) RTP
11 22 (1.16%) UMTS
12 20 (1.05%) DVB
13 18 (0.95%) Ethernet
13 18 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 101 (5.30%) Big Data
3 88 (4.62%) Hadoop
4 81 (4.25%) Relational Database
5 80 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 76 (3.99%) MySQL
7 46 (2.42%) Oracle Database
8 37 (1.94%) KDB
9 33 (1.73%) Apache Hive
10 31 (1.63%) OLTP
11 27 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (1.42%) Tick Data
12 26 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (1.37%) DB2
13 23 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (1.16%) MongoDB
15 20 (1.05%) RDBMS
16 19 (1.00%) HBase
17 18 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 137 (7.20%) Subversion
2 136 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 91 (4.78%) JIRA
4 79 (4.15%) Visual Studio
5 67 (3.52%) Jenkins
6 50 (2.63%) Selenium
7 47 (2.47%) Maven
8 45 (2.36%) GDB
9 43 (2.26%) Eclipse
9 43 (2.26%) GCC
10 39 (2.05%) Gradle
11 32 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 29 (1.52%) JMeter
13 26 (1.37%) TeamCity
14 24 (1.26%) Cucumber
15 23 (1.21%) Bitbucket
15 23 (1.21%) Trac
16 22 (1.16%) Android Studio
16 22 (1.16%) JUnit
17 21 (1.10%) Xcode
General
1 328 (17.23%) Finance
2 221 (11.61%) Banking
3 203 (10.66%) Front Office
4 143 (7.51%) Investment Banking
5 86 (4.52%) Games
6 48 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 44 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 41 (2.15%) Aerospace
9 36 (1.89%) Automotive
10 35 (1.84%) Electronics
11 29 (1.52%) Marketing
12 26 (1.37%) Back Office
13 20 (1.05%) Publishing
14 17 (0.89%) Military
15 14 (0.74%) Retail
16 11 (0.58%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.32%) Advertising
17 6 (0.32%) Legal
18 5 (0.26%) French Language
18 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1061 (55.72%) Developer
2 571 (29.99%) C++ Developer
3 308 (16.18%) Software Engineer
4 161 (8.46%) Java Developer
5 142 (7.46%) C++ Software Engineer
6 124 (6.51%) C# Developer
7 104 (5.46%) Python Developer
8 94 (4.94%) Analyst
9 88 (4.62%) Quantitative Developer
10 86 (4.52%) Software Developer
11 83 (4.36%) C++/C# Developer
12 76 (3.99%) Embedded Engineer
12 76 (3.99%) Linux Developer
13 68 (3.57%) Architect
13 68 (3.57%) C++/Java Developer
14 63 (3.31%) Senior Developer
15 58 (3.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 47 (2.47%) C++ Software Developer
17 43 (2.26%) C++ Quantitative Developer
17 43 (2.26%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (11.19%) .NET
2 196 (10.29%) HTML
3 171 (8.98%) STL
4 150 (7.88%) XML
5 118 (6.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 99 (5.20%) Web Services
7 79 (4.15%) CSS
7 79 (4.15%) HTML5
8 78 (4.10%) REST
9 72 (3.78%) JSON
10 60 (3.15%) FIX Protocol
11 56 (2.94%) RESTful
12 51 (2.68%) AngularJS
12 51 (2.68%) OpenGL
13 50 (2.63%) Qt
14 48 (2.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 46 (2.42%) WPF
16 45 (2.36%) Middleware
16 45 (2.36%) Node.js
17 43 (2.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 157 (8.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 149 (7.83%) Computer Science
3 126 (6.62%) Algorithms
4 116 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
5 111 (5.83%) Fixed Income
6 85 (4.46%) Mathematics
7 80 (4.20%) Derivative
8 73 (3.83%) Equities
9 65 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
10 55 (2.89%) User Experience
11 54 (2.84%) Market Risk
12 49 (2.57%) Data Structures
13 47 (2.47%) Client/Server
14 42 (2.21%) Physics
15 37 (1.94%) Management Information System
16 32 (1.68%) Mobile App
17 30 (1.58%) Credit Risk
18 29 (1.52%) Visualisation
19 27 (1.42%) Device Driver
20 26 (1.37%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 600 (31.51%) Linux
2 360 (18.91%) Unix
3 256 (13.45%) Windows
4 75 (3.94%) Android
5 58 (3.05%) Apple iOS
6 48 (2.52%) Solaris
7 26 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
7 26 (1.37%) Windows Server
8 22 (1.16%) CentOS
9 14 (0.74%) MVS
10 12 (0.63%) AIX
10 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.37%) Debian
14 7 (0.37%) HPUX
14 7 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.37%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (25.47%) Software Engineering
3 317 (16.65%) Multithreading
4 307 (16.12%) OO
5 216 (11.34%) Scrum
6 195 (10.24%) TDD
7 150 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (7.51%) UML
9 141 (7.41%) Low Latency
10 139 (7.30%) SDLC
11 131 (6.88%) Electronic Trading
12 111 (5.83%) Analytics
13 84 (4.41%) Multithreaded Programming
14 83 (4.36%) Open Source
15 82 (4.31%) OOP
16 80 (4.20%) DevOps
17 79 (4.15%) Risk Management
18 78 (4.10%) Configuration Management
19 77 (4.04%) Unit Testing
20 63 (3.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 699 (36.71%) Java
2 572 (30.04%) C
3 557 (29.25%) Python
4 535 (28.10%) C#
5 432 (22.69%) SQL
6 233 (12.24%) JavaScript
7 230 (12.08%) Perl
8 95 (4.99%) Bash Shell
9 84 (4.41%) Ruby
10 79 (4.15%) MATLAB
11 76 (3.99%) Embedded C++
12 73 (3.83%) Shell Script
13 72 (3.78%) R
14 69 (3.62%) Embedded C
15 68 (3.57%) Scala
16 67 (3.52%) PHP
17 51 (2.68%) Objective-C
18 46 (2.42%) VB
19 43 (2.26%) Go
20 32 (1.68%) VC++
Qualifications
1 234 (12.29%) Degree
2 210 (11.03%) Security Cleared
3 135 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 59 (3.10%) PhD
5 47 (2.47%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.47%) MCSE
8 6 (0.32%) PMP
9 5 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.26%) MCITP
9 5 (0.26%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.21%) CCNP
10 4 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.16%) CISSP
11 3 (0.16%) ISEB
11 3 (0.16%) RHCE
12 2 (0.11%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (5.62%) QA
2 22 (1.16%) MiFID
2 22 (1.16%) MISRA
3 19 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.68%) MISRA C
5 8 (0.42%) DO-178B
5 8 (0.42%) IEC 61508
6 7 (0.37%) ISO26262
7 6 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.26%) SLA
9 4 (0.21%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.16%) HL7
10 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.16%) SDET
11 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (1.73%) Docker
2 22 (1.16%) Firmware
3 16 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.47%) HDFS
8 8 (0.42%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.42%) Squid
9 6 (0.32%) iptables
9 6 (0.32%) KVM
9 6 (0.32%) Sendmail
10 5 (0.26%) NFS
11 4 (0.21%) Dovecot
11 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.16%) vSphere
13 2 (0.11%) BusyBox
13 2 (0.11%) LXC
13 2 (0.11%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 45 (2.36%) Puppet
2 34 (1.79%) Ansible
3 30 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (0.42%) Ambari
5 8 (0.42%) Nagios
5 8 (0.42%) Oozie
5 8 (0.42%) Salt
6 7 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.26%) Cacti
7 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.26%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.26%) SCOM
7 5 (0.26%) Terraform
8 4 (0.21%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.21%) OpenNebula
8 4 (0.21%) WMI
9 3 (0.16%) logstash
9 3 (0.16%) MOM
10 2 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 222 (11.66%) Oracle
2 107 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 54 (2.84%) Google
4 52 (2.73%) Sybase
5 40 (2.10%) Cisco
6 38 (2.00%) TIBCO
7 29 (1.52%) IBM
8 27 (1.42%) Teradata
9 24 (1.26%) Splunk
10 23 (1.21%) Bloomberg
10 23 (1.21%) HP
10 23 (1.21%) ION Trading
11 22 (1.16%) Hortonworks
11 22 (1.16%) Solace
12 20 (1.05%) Reuters
13 18 (0.95%) Netezza
13 18 (0.95%) VMware
14 16 (0.84%) Red Hat
15 15 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.63%) DataSynapse
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JS Agency
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
AAP3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £34.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago