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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 114 78 94
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +16
Contract jobs citing C++ 1063 1359 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.14% 2.58% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.22% 6.70% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 877 765
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 £310 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 127 62
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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
20346 20282 19467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.02% 38.44% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14108 13936 12768
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 479 387
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -44 472 £500 -9.09% 288
South East +22 239 £375 +2.73% 128
South West -6 117 £350 -6.66% 50
East of England +11 58 £350 -2.77% 119
North East -32 55 £450 -10.00% 17
North West -47 46 £400 -15.78% 42
West Midlands -12 45 £360 -9.14% 22
Yorkshire -53 20 £320 -22.42% 16
East Midlands -15 11 £375 +15.38% 15
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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++.

1 860 (40.95%) Java
2 676 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
3 674 (32.10%) C
4 649 (30.90%) Linux
5 587 (27.95%) C#
6 581 (27.67%) Python
7 515 (24.52%) SQL
8 502 (23.90%) Software Engineering
9 368 (17.52%) Unix
10 357 (17.00%) Finance
11 344 (16.38%) Windows
12 326 (15.52%) JavaScript
13 314 (14.95%) Oracle
14 304 (14.48%) .NET
15 292 (13.90%) Degree
16 291 (13.86%) Multithreading
16 291 (13.86%) OO
17 286 (13.62%) HTML
18 269 (12.81%) Security Cleared
19 261 (12.43%) Perl
20 242 (11.52%) TDD
21 231 (11.00%) Scrum
22 198 (9.43%) XML
23 188 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
24 182 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
25 178 (8.48%) Banking
26 170 (8.10%) UML
27 169 (8.05%) SC Cleared
28 157 (7.48%) Front Office
28 157 (7.48%) Computer Science

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 86 (4.10%) Apache
2 73 (3.48%) Tomcat
3 37 (1.76%) WebSphere
4 35 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 29 (1.38%) Apache Spark
5 29 (1.38%) JBoss
6 27 (1.29%) SAS
7 25 (1.19%) Confluence
7 25 (1.19%) IIS
8 21 (1.00%) Tuxedo
9 19 (0.90%) SharePoint
10 17 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (0.76%) Apache Solr
11 16 (0.76%) CMS
12 15 (0.71%) MQSeries
12 15 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
12 15 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 14 (0.67%) Jetty
14 13 (0.62%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 69 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.76%) MS Office
3 15 (0.71%) Simulink
4 10 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.43%) SPSS
6 8 (0.38%) MS Project
6 8 (0.38%) PaintShop Pro
6 8 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.29%) Doxygen
7 6 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.29%) Windchill
8 5 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.19%) Mathematica
10 3 (0.14%) CATIA
10 3 (0.14%) Siemens NX
11 2 (0.095%) Stata
12 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.048%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (0.62%) OpenText MBPM
2 9 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (0.43%) RMDS
3 8 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.29%) Teamcenter
5 5 (0.24%) AWD
5 5 (0.24%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.19%) LabWindows
6 4 (0.19%) Relativity
6 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.095%) Summit
9 1 (0.048%) Endur
9 1 (0.048%) Murex MxG2000
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.048%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 79 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (2.52%) PaaS
3 52 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (1.62%) SaaS
6 27 (1.29%) IaaS
7 22 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (0.95%) GitHub
9 18 (0.86%) Office 365
10 12 (0.57%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.24%) Force.com
14 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.14%) Google Play
15 2 (0.095%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.095%) Google App Engine
15 2 (0.095%) Veeva
16 1 (0.048%) Heroku
16 1 (0.048%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 122 (5.81%) HTTP
2 84 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 63 (3.00%) Internet
4 48 (2.29%) SSL
5 35 (1.67%) DVB
6 27 (1.29%) DHCP
7 26 (1.24%) LAN
8 25 (1.19%) SNMP
8 25 (1.19%) VoIP
9 24 (1.14%) DNS
10 23 (1.10%) Kerberos
10 23 (1.10%) WAN
11 21 (1.00%) Firewall
11 21 (1.00%) Wireless
12 19 (0.90%) Ethernet
12 19 (0.90%) LDAP
13 14 (0.67%) LTE
14 13 (0.62%) IPv4
15 11 (0.52%) VPN
15 11 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.52%) Relational Database
3 92 (4.38%) MySQL
4 90 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 73 (3.48%) Hadoop
6 64 (3.05%) Big Data
6 64 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 46 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 41 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (1.81%) MongoDB
10 37 (1.76%) OLTP
11 30 (1.43%) Data Mining
12 29 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (1.19%) KDB
14 24 (1.14%) DB2
15 21 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
18 16 (0.76%) Apache Hive
19 14 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 141 (6.71%) Git (software)
2 116 (5.52%) Subversion
3 113 (5.38%) Visual Studio
4 88 (4.19%) Jenkins
4 88 (4.19%) JIRA
5 58 (2.76%) Maven
6 54 (2.57%) Selenium
7 49 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (1.67%) GCC
8 35 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
9 34 (1.62%) ClearCase
10 33 (1.57%) GDB
10 33 (1.57%) NUnit
11 32 (1.52%) JUnit
12 29 (1.38%) Eclipse
13 24 (1.14%) LoadRunner
14 23 (1.10%) JMeter
15 22 (1.05%) Gradle
15 22 (1.05%) SpecFlow
15 22 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 357 (17.00%) Finance
2 178 (8.48%) Banking
3 157 (7.48%) Front Office
4 82 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 70 (3.33%) Games
6 59 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 51 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 39 (1.86%) Aerospace
8 39 (1.86%) Electronics
9 33 (1.57%) Automotive
10 29 (1.38%) Military
11 28 (1.33%) Marketing
12 25 (1.19%) Back Office
13 17 (0.81%) Publishing
14 15 (0.71%) French Language
15 11 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.48%) German Language
16 10 (0.48%) Italian Language
16 10 (0.48%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1136 (54.10%) Developer
2 558 (26.57%) C++ Developer
3 297 (14.14%) Software Engineer
4 164 (7.81%) Java Developer
5 159 (7.57%) C# Developer
6 126 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 126 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 117 (5.57%) Analyst
8 104 (4.95%) Python Developer
9 83 (3.95%) Senior Developer
10 82 (3.90%) Architect
11 78 (3.71%) C++/C# Developer
12 70 (3.33%) Embedded Engineer
13 69 (3.29%) C++/Java Developer
13 69 (3.29%) Linux Developer
13 69 (3.29%) Quantitative Developer
14 68 (3.24%) C++ Software Developer
15 64 (3.05%) Linux Engineer
16 58 (2.76%) Tester
17 54 (2.57%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (14.48%) .NET
2 286 (13.62%) HTML
3 198 (9.43%) XML
4 131 (6.24%) STL
5 123 (5.86%) CSS
6 122 (5.81%) Web Services
7 111 (5.29%) HTML5
8 93 (4.43%) REST
9 88 (4.19%) JSON
10 83 (3.95%) J2EE
11 78 (3.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 74 (3.52%) AngularJS
13 73 (3.48%) ASP.NET
14 69 (3.29%) Spring
15 68 (3.24%) Middleware
16 67 (3.19%) WPF
17 61 (2.90%) RESTful
18 48 (2.29%) Node.js
19 45 (2.14%) SOAP
19 45 (2.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 182 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 109 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 107 (5.10%) Algorithms
5 83 (3.95%) Derivative
6 81 (3.86%) Embedded Systems
6 81 (3.86%) Mathematics
7 80 (3.81%) Fixed Income
8 67 (3.19%) User Experience
9 59 (2.81%) Data Structures
10 42 (2.00%) Statistics
11 39 (1.86%) Mobile App
12 37 (1.76%) Client/Server
13 31 (1.48%) Management Information System
14 30 (1.43%) Data Centre
15 29 (1.38%) STB
16 27 (1.29%) Device Driver
17 26 (1.24%) Hedge funds
17 26 (1.24%) Market Risk
17 26 (1.24%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 649 (30.90%) Linux
2 368 (17.52%) Unix
3 344 (16.38%) Windows
4 83 (3.95%) Android
5 65 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 58 (2.76%) Windows Server
7 43 (2.05%) Solaris
8 30 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
9 29 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (1.19%) AIX
11 18 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 15 (0.71%) OS/390
13 15 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.71%) VxWorks
14 12 (0.57%) CentOS
14 12 (0.57%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.33%) Windows CE
17 5 (0.24%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
2 502 (23.90%) Software Engineering
3 291 (13.86%) Multithreading
3 291 (13.86%) OO
4 242 (11.52%) TDD
5 231 (11.00%) Scrum
6 188 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
7 170 (8.10%) UML
8 152 (7.24%) DevOps
9 132 (6.29%) SDLC
10 111 (5.29%) Unit Testing
11 108 (5.14%) Open Source
12 107 (5.10%) Configuration Management
13 102 (4.86%) Analytics
14 97 (4.62%) OOP
15 88 (4.19%) ITIL
16 80 (3.81%) Low Latency
17 74 (3.52%) Migration
17 74 (3.52%) Release Management
18 71 (3.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 860 (40.95%) Java
2 674 (32.10%) C
3 587 (27.95%) C#
4 581 (27.67%) Python
5 515 (24.52%) SQL
6 326 (15.52%) JavaScript
7 261 (12.43%) Perl
8 100 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 94 (4.48%) Ruby
10 87 (4.14%) Bash Shell
10 87 (4.14%) PHP
11 85 (4.05%) VB
12 73 (3.48%) Embedded C++
13 67 (3.19%) R
14 66 (3.14%) MATLAB
15 60 (2.86%) Embedded C
16 59 (2.81%) PowerShell
17 56 (2.67%) VBScript
18 51 (2.43%) PL/SQL
18 51 (2.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 292 (13.90%) Degree
2 269 (12.81%) Security Cleared
3 169 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 63 (3.00%) DV Cleared
5 58 (2.76%) PhD
6 27 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (0.90%) MCSE
8 18 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.62%) ISEB
9 13 (0.62%) MCITP
10 7 (0.33%) OCPJP
10 7 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.29%) CEH
11 6 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.24%) CISSP
12 5 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.24%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.19%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.10%) QA
2 26 (1.24%) MISRA
3 17 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (0.76%) DO-178B
5 13 (0.62%) SLA
6 11 (0.52%) MISRA C
7 10 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.33%) MiFID
9 5 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 4 (0.19%) JTAG
11 3 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.14%) HL7
11 3 (0.14%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.14%) ISO15022
11 3 (0.14%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.095%) SDET
12 2 (0.095%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.14%) Docker
3 22 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.81%) Firmware
5 15 (0.71%) iptables
6 14 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.52%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.38%) HDFS
10 8 (0.38%) OpenSSH
11 7 (0.33%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.29%) KVM
12 6 (0.29%) Sendmail
12 6 (0.29%) Squid
13 4 (0.19%) Dovecot
13 4 (0.19%) NFS
13 4 (0.19%) vSphere
13 4 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (3.33%) Puppet
2 53 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.52%) Ansible
4 20 (0.95%) Control-M
5 14 (0.67%) Salt
5 14 (0.67%) SCOM
6 9 (0.43%) Nagios
6 9 (0.43%) Oozie
7 7 (0.33%) Ambari
7 7 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.29%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (0.24%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.24%) logstash
10 4 (0.19%) Cacti
10 4 (0.19%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.19%) Kibana
10 4 (0.19%) OpenNebula
10 4 (0.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 314 (14.95%) Oracle
2 129 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 69 (3.29%) IBM
4 38 (1.81%) Google
5 37 (1.76%) VMware
6 33 (1.57%) Sybase
7 31 (1.48%) HP
7 31 (1.48%) Red Hat
7 31 (1.48%) TIBCO
8 26 (1.24%) Informatica
9 24 (1.14%) Teradata
10 23 (1.10%) Cisco
11 16 (0.76%) ION Trading
11 16 (0.76%) SAP
12 15 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 15 (0.71%) Bloomberg
12 15 (0.71%) Netezza
12 15 (0.71%) Reuters
13 14 (0.67%) Splunk
13 14 (0.67%) Sun
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £250 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
LA International
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bexleyheath, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Office Local Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 3 Month Initial Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reuben Chase
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum Market Leading Rates Depending on Experien
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BBC Research & Development
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
BBC Research & Development
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago