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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
UK / England
Rank 100 86 96
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing C++ 949 1169 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.27% 2.45% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.60% 6.33% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 749 628
Median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 137 94
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.26 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.27 £50.72 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +12.82%

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
16949 18457 18152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.49% 38.66% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11760 12662 12097
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 465 398
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.03 £19.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +6 568 £575 +3.60% 263
South East -33 135 £375 +7.14% 139
South West -14 73 £425 +17.24% 55
East of England -1 57 £325 -13.33% 92
Yorkshire -1 35 £375 -31.81% 23
East Midlands +21 33 £375 +1.35% 11
North West -39 29 £400 -11.11% 33
West Midlands +7 15 £343 +30.47% 14
North East -42 2 £369 -1.66% 6
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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++.

1 700 (36.05%) Java
2 601 (30.95%) Linux
3 582 (29.97%) C#
4 570 (29.35%) Python
5 544 (28.01%) C
6 495 (25.49%) Software Engineering
7 483 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
8 444 (22.86%) SQL
9 380 (19.57%) Finance
10 349 (17.97%) Unix
11 336 (17.30%) Multithreading
12 320 (16.48%) OO
13 269 (13.85%) Windows
14 266 (13.70%) Banking
15 255 (13.13%) Front Office
16 236 (12.15%) Oracle
17 211 (10.87%) Degree
18 207 (10.66%) JavaScript
19 206 (10.61%) .NET
20 199 (10.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 195 (10.04%) Perl
21 195 (10.04%) TDD
21 195 (10.04%) Security Cleared
22 193 (9.94%) Scrum
23 188 (9.68%) HTML
24 184 (9.47%) STL
25 182 (9.37%) Low Latency
26 160 (8.24%) XML
26 160 (8.24%) Investment Banking
27 156 (8.03%) Electronic Trading

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 48 (2.47%) Apache Spark
2 42 (2.16%) Apache
3 32 (1.65%) Confluence
4 24 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 19 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
5 19 (0.98%) WebSphere
6 17 (0.88%) WebLogic
7 16 (0.82%) SAS
8 14 (0.72%) CMS
8 14 (0.72%) Tuxedo
9 13 (0.67%) Apache Pig
9 13 (0.67%) Apache Solr
9 13 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (0.67%) DataSynapse
10 12 (0.62%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (0.51%) IIS
12 10 (0.51%) nginx
13 9 (0.46%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 58 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.39%) Simulink
3 21 (1.08%) Doxygen
4 16 (0.82%) MS Office
5 8 (0.41%) MS Project
5 8 (0.41%) SPSS
6 6 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.15%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.10%) PaintShop Pro
8 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.10%) Stata
9 1 (0.051%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.051%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 25 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.57%) ION MarketView
2 11 (0.57%) RMDS
3 9 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.15%) LabWindows
7 3 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
7 3 (0.15%) Summit
7 3 (0.15%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.15%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.10%) Murex MxG2000
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.051%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.051%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.051%) Temenos Globus
9 1 (0.051%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 71 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.44%) GitHub
4 18 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.62%) IaaS
7 11 (0.57%) SaaS
8 10 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.41%) Force.com
9 8 (0.41%) PaaS
10 6 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.31%) Google Play
10 6 (0.31%) Office 365
11 4 (0.21%) Heroku
11 4 (0.21%) Loggly
11 4 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
12 3 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
12 3 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 106 (5.46%) TCP/IP
2 90 (4.63%) HTTP
3 44 (2.27%) Internet
4 32 (1.65%) VoIP
5 28 (1.44%) Kerberos
6 27 (1.39%) SSL
7 25 (1.29%) LTE
8 24 (1.24%) Asterisk PBX
8 24 (1.24%) PBX
9 23 (1.18%) Diameter Protocol
9 23 (1.18%) GSM
9 23 (1.18%) RANAP
9 23 (1.18%) RTP
9 23 (1.18%) UMTS
9 23 (1.18%) Wireshark
10 20 (1.03%) DVB
11 18 (0.93%) LAN
12 17 (0.88%) Ethernet
12 17 (0.88%) LDAP
13 15 (0.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 107 (5.51%) Big Data
3 80 (4.12%) Hadoop
4 76 (3.91%) NoSQL
5 71 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 57 (2.94%) MySQL
7 44 (2.27%) Oracle Database
8 42 (2.16%) KDB
9 37 (1.91%) Tick Data
10 32 (1.65%) Apache Hive
10 32 (1.65%) OLTP
11 29 (1.49%) DB2
12 22 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (0.98%) HBase
16 18 (0.93%) MongoDB
17 17 (0.88%) Kdb+
18 16 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 142 (7.31%) Git (software)
2 131 (6.75%) Subversion
3 100 (5.15%) JIRA
4 79 (4.07%) Visual Studio
5 72 (3.71%) Jenkins
6 65 (3.35%) Eclipse
7 45 (2.32%) Selenium
8 42 (2.16%) Maven
9 40 (2.06%) GDB
10 39 (2.01%) GCC
11 35 (1.80%) Gradle
12 29 (1.49%) TeamCity
13 27 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (1.29%) Bitbucket
14 25 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
15 24 (1.24%) Android Studio
15 24 (1.24%) Trac
16 23 (1.18%) JMeter
16 23 (1.18%) Xcode
17 22 (1.13%) Cucumber
General
1 380 (19.57%) Finance
2 266 (13.70%) Banking
3 255 (13.13%) Front Office
4 160 (8.24%) Investment Banking
5 69 (3.55%) Games
6 51 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 44 (2.27%) Electronics
8 41 (2.11%) Automotive
9 36 (1.85%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.80%) Aerospace
11 33 (1.70%) Marketing
12 22 (1.13%) Back Office
13 17 (0.88%) Publishing
14 14 (0.72%) Retail
15 13 (0.67%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.67%) Military
16 9 (0.46%) Advertising
17 6 (0.31%) Legal
18 5 (0.26%) Avionics
19 4 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 1106 (56.95%) Developer
2 594 (30.59%) C++ Developer
3 316 (16.27%) Software Engineer
4 168 (8.65%) Java Developer
5 151 (7.78%) C++ Software Engineer
6 143 (7.36%) C# Developer
7 113 (5.82%) Quantitative Developer
8 102 (5.25%) Python Developer
9 96 (4.94%) C++/C# Developer
10 88 (4.53%) Analyst
11 84 (4.33%) Software Developer
12 81 (4.17%) Linux Developer
13 74 (3.81%) Architect
13 74 (3.81%) Embedded Engineer
14 73 (3.76%) C++/Java Developer
15 67 (3.45%) Senior Developer
16 61 (3.14%) Electronic Trading Developer
17 58 (2.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 58 (2.99%) Front Office Developer
18 56 (2.88%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (10.61%) .NET
2 188 (9.68%) HTML
3 184 (9.47%) STL
4 160 (8.24%) XML
5 130 (6.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 89 (4.58%) Web Services
7 78 (4.02%) REST
8 75 (3.86%) HTML5
9 72 (3.71%) CSS
9 72 (3.71%) JSON
10 68 (3.50%) FIX Protocol
11 55 (2.83%) Middleware
12 54 (2.78%) RESTful
13 53 (2.73%) AngularJS
14 51 (2.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 51 (2.63%) WPF
15 50 (2.57%) Node.js
15 50 (2.57%) Qt
16 49 (2.52%) OpenGL
17 42 (2.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 199 (10.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 147 (7.57%) Computer Science
3 138 (7.11%) Fixed Income
4 135 (6.95%) Algorithms
5 118 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
6 89 (4.58%) Derivative
7 88 (4.53%) Equities
8 70 (3.60%) Market Risk
9 61 (3.14%) Embedded Systems
10 57 (2.94%) User Experience
11 50 (2.57%) Data Structures
12 45 (2.32%) Mobile App
13 43 (2.21%) Management Information System
14 41 (2.11%) Client/Server
15 37 (1.91%) Credit Risk
16 33 (1.70%) Device Driver
17 26 (1.34%) STB
18 24 (1.24%) Grid Computing
19 20 (1.03%) Digital TV
19 20 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 601 (30.95%) Linux
2 349 (17.97%) Unix
3 269 (13.85%) Windows
4 86 (4.43%) Android
5 66 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.06%) Solaris
7 32 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
8 25 (1.29%) Windows Server
9 19 (0.98%) CentOS
10 15 (0.77%) MVS
11 14 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.51%) AIX
14 9 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.46%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 8 (0.41%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.41%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.36%) HPUX
17 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (25.49%) Software Engineering
2 483 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (17.30%) Multithreading
4 320 (16.48%) OO
5 195 (10.04%) TDD
6 193 (9.94%) Scrum
7 182 (9.37%) Low Latency
8 156 (8.03%) Electronic Trading
9 153 (7.88%) SDLC
10 148 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
11 135 (6.95%) UML
12 133 (6.85%) Mathematics
13 118 (6.08%) Analytics
14 89 (4.58%) Multithreaded Programming
14 89 (4.58%) Risk Management
15 88 (4.53%) OOP
16 77 (3.96%) DevOps
17 76 (3.91%) Unit Testing
18 73 (3.76%) Migration
19 71 (3.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 700 (36.05%) Java
2 582 (29.97%) C#
3 570 (29.35%) Python
4 544 (28.01%) C
5 444 (22.86%) SQL
6 207 (10.66%) JavaScript
7 195 (10.04%) Perl
8 85 (4.38%) MATLAB
8 85 (4.38%) Shell Script
9 81 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 80 (4.12%) Ruby
11 73 (3.76%) Embedded C++
11 73 (3.76%) R
12 70 (3.60%) Scala
13 67 (3.45%) Embedded C
14 57 (2.94%) Objective-C
15 45 (2.32%) PHP
16 37 (1.91%) Go
17 36 (1.85%) VB
18 31 (1.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 211 (10.87%) Degree
2 195 (10.04%) Security Cleared
3 130 (6.69%) SC Cleared
4 68 (3.50%) PhD
5 37 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.31%) MCITP
8 6 (0.31%) MCSE
9 5 (0.26%) PMP
9 5 (0.26%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.21%) ISEB
10 4 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.21%) SANS
11 3 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.15%) CISSP
11 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.10%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.92%) QA
2 27 (1.39%) MiFID
3 22 (1.13%) MISRA
4 15 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.77%) MISRA C
5 12 (0.62%) ISO26262
6 11 (0.57%) IEC 61508
7 7 (0.36%) SLA
8 5 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.26%) DO-178B
8 5 (0.26%) ISO20022
8 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.21%) SDET
10 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.10%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.10%) IFRS
11 2 (0.10%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 40 (2.06%) Docker
2 24 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.18%) Firmware
4 12 (0.62%) HDFS
5 11 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.41%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.21%) NFS
9 4 (0.21%) Squid
10 3 (0.15%) KVM
10 3 (0.15%) vSphere
11 2 (0.10%) BusyBox
11 2 (0.10%) LXC
12 1 (0.051%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.051%) GPFS
12 1 (0.051%) iptables
12 1 (0.051%) zsh
Systems Management
1 37 (1.91%) Ansible
2 35 (1.80%) Puppet
3 31 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.57%) Control-M
5 10 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (0.41%) Ambari
6 8 (0.41%) Oozie
7 7 (0.36%) Nagios
7 7 (0.36%) Salt
8 6 (0.31%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.31%) SCOM
9 5 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (0.26%) Terraform
10 4 (0.21%) WMI
10 4 (0.21%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.10%) Cacti
11 2 (0.10%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.10%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.10%) logstash
11 2 (0.10%) Mesos
Vendors
1 236 (12.15%) Oracle
2 100 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 59 (3.04%) Sybase
4 53 (2.73%) Google
5 44 (2.27%) TIBCO
6 36 (1.85%) Cisco
7 27 (1.39%) IBM
7 27 (1.39%) Splunk
8 26 (1.34%) Teradata
9 25 (1.29%) Solace
10 24 (1.24%) ION Trading
11 22 (1.13%) Bloomberg
11 22 (1.13%) Hortonworks
12 21 (1.08%) Reuters
13 18 (0.93%) HP
14 16 (0.82%) Netezza
14 16 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (0.72%) Tableau
16 11 (0.57%) Cognizant
16 11 (0.57%) Sitecore
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Montash
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day (Flexible on rate for those who match perfec
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Source Technology
Rate: From £40 to £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Remote working
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £505 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago