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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 118 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 978 1235 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.13% 2.46% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.25% 6.29% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 755 785
Median daily rate £500 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 132 76
Median hourly rate £41.31 £41.65 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% +4.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £28.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £50.68 £46.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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
18626 19640 19319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.62% 39.05% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12887 13530 13344
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 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 498 396
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.12 £16.25 £16.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -2 537 £550 - 242
South East -11 192 £375 +12.78% 126
South West +7 98 £400 +6.66% 58
East of England -39 45 £275 -17.91% 89
North West -70 24 £400 +6.66% 42
East Midlands +13 23 £388 +29.16% 16
West Midlands -7 23 £360 +2.85% 16
Yorkshire -28 16 £401 -21.47% 22
North East -44 14 £463 +0.54% 2
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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++.

1 776 (39.51%) Java
2 614 (31.26%) Linux
3 593 (30.19%) C
4 584 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
5 561 (28.56%) C#
6 559 (28.46%) Python
7 492 (25.05%) Software Engineering
8 472 (24.03%) SQL
9 385 (19.60%) Unix
10 328 (16.70%) Finance
11 306 (15.58%) OO
12 303 (15.43%) Multithreading
13 275 (14.00%) Windows
14 253 (12.88%) Perl
14 253 (12.88%) Oracle
15 247 (12.58%) JavaScript
15 247 (12.58%) Security Cleared
16 242 (12.32%) Degree
17 232 (11.81%) .NET
18 226 (11.51%) HTML
19 223 (11.35%) Scrum
20 220 (11.20%) TDD
21 210 (10.69%) Banking
22 182 (9.27%) Front Office
23 169 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
24 162 (8.25%) SC Cleared
24 162 (8.25%) UML
24 162 (8.25%) STL
25 160 (8.15%) XML
26 151 (7.69%) 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 61 (3.11%) Apache
2 45 (2.29%) Tomcat
3 44 (2.24%) Apache Spark
4 26 (1.32%) Confluence
5 21 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 20 (1.02%) SAS
6 20 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 17 (0.87%) Apache Solr
8 16 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
10 13 (0.66%) IIS
10 13 (0.66%) nginx
11 12 (0.61%) Apache Pig
11 12 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.61%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.56%) CMS
12 11 (0.56%) Jetty
13 10 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.51%) JBoss
13 10 (0.51%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 63 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.17%) Simulink
3 14 (0.71%) MS Office
4 13 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.41%) MS Project
5 8 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.36%) PaintShop Pro
7 6 (0.31%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.31%) SPSS
8 5 (0.25%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.15%) CATIA
10 3 (0.15%) Siemens NX
11 2 (0.10%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.10%) Stata
12 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.051%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.051%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.051%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.61%) RMDS
3 11 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.46%) OpenText MBPM
5 8 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.25%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.25%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.20%) LabWindows
8 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.15%) Summit
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.10%) Relativity
11 1 (0.051%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 1 (0.051%) Endur
11 1 (0.051%) Magento
11 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.051%) Orchestrade
11 1 (0.051%) SunGard Martini
11 1 (0.051%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
4 31 (1.58%) GitHub
5 30 (1.53%) PaaS
6 21 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.92%) SaaS
8 14 (0.71%) Office 365
9 12 (0.61%) IaaS
10 11 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.25%) Force.com
13 5 (0.25%) Google Play
14 4 (0.20%) Veeva
15 3 (0.15%) Google Analytics
16 2 (0.10%) Flurry Analytics
16 2 (0.10%) Trello
16 2 (0.10%) Yammer
17 1 (0.051%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 89 (4.53%) HTTP
3 59 (3.00%) Internet
4 39 (1.99%) SSL
5 35 (1.78%) VoIP
6 31 (1.58%) Kerberos
7 29 (1.48%) LAN
8 28 (1.43%) LDAP
9 25 (1.27%) LTE
10 24 (1.22%) DHCP
11 23 (1.17%) DVB
12 22 (1.12%) DNS
13 21 (1.07%) WAN
14 19 (0.97%) Ethernet
14 19 (0.97%) Wireless
15 17 (0.87%) GSM
15 17 (0.87%) PBX
15 17 (0.87%) RTP
15 17 (0.87%) SNMP
15 17 (0.87%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 94 (4.79%) Relational Database
3 87 (4.43%) Big Data
4 85 (4.33%) MySQL
5 84 (4.28%) Hadoop
6 75 (3.82%) NoSQL
7 53 (2.70%) Oracle Database
8 35 (1.78%) RDBMS
9 34 (1.73%) OLTP
10 33 (1.68%) KDB
11 32 (1.63%) Apache Hive
12 31 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
13 29 (1.48%) MongoDB
14 23 (1.17%) DB2
15 22 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (0.97%) Data Mining
17 19 (0.97%) HBase
18 17 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
19 15 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 139 (7.08%) Git (software)
2 136 (6.92%) Subversion
3 90 (4.58%) Visual Studio
4 85 (4.33%) JIRA
5 78 (3.97%) Jenkins
6 54 (2.75%) Selenium
7 53 (2.70%) Maven
8 46 (2.34%) GDB
9 44 (2.24%) GCC
10 38 (1.93%) Eclipse
10 38 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (1.58%) Gradle
12 28 (1.43%) JUnit
13 27 (1.37%) Cucumber
14 26 (1.32%) JMeter
14 26 (1.32%) NUnit
14 26 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
15 23 (1.17%) Xcode
16 22 (1.12%) Ant
16 22 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 328 (16.70%) Finance
2 210 (10.69%) Banking
3 182 (9.27%) Front Office
4 130 (6.62%) Investment Banking
5 93 (4.74%) Games
6 46 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 41 (2.09%) Aerospace
9 33 (1.68%) Electronics
9 33 (1.68%) Marketing
10 32 (1.63%) Automotive
11 28 (1.43%) Military
12 27 (1.37%) Back Office
13 22 (1.12%) Publishing
14 11 (0.56%) Retail
15 9 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.36%) Advertising
16 7 (0.36%) French Language
17 6 (0.31%) Legal
18 5 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1085 (55.24%) Developer
2 566 (28.82%) C++ Developer
3 295 (15.02%) Software Engineer
4 162 (8.25%) Java Developer
5 141 (7.18%) C# Developer
6 121 (6.16%) C++ Software Engineer
7 103 (5.24%) Analyst
8 102 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 101 (5.14%) Python Developer
10 91 (4.63%) C++/C# Developer
11 79 (4.02%) Quantitative Developer
12 75 (3.82%) Architect
13 73 (3.72%) C++/Java Developer
14 72 (3.67%) Linux Developer
15 70 (3.56%) Embedded Engineer
16 68 (3.46%) Senior Developer
17 56 (2.85%) C++ Software Developer
18 55 (2.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 49 (2.49%) Linux Engineer
20 47 (2.39%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (11.81%) .NET
2 226 (11.51%) HTML
3 162 (8.25%) STL
4 160 (8.15%) XML
5 112 (5.70%) Web Services
6 103 (5.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 94 (4.79%) HTML5
8 87 (4.43%) CSS
9 72 (3.67%) JSON
10 71 (3.62%) REST
11 65 (3.31%) AngularJS
12 57 (2.90%) RESTful
13 54 (2.75%) ASP.NET
14 53 (2.70%) WPF
15 50 (2.55%) OpenGL
16 48 (2.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 47 (2.39%) J2EE
17 47 (2.39%) Spring
18 46 (2.34%) FIX Protocol
19 42 (2.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 151 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 135 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (6.52%) Algorithms
3 128 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 98 (4.99%) Fixed Income
5 89 (4.53%) Derivative
6 87 (4.43%) Mathematics
7 67 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
8 58 (2.95%) Client/Server
8 58 (2.95%) Data Structures
9 54 (2.75%) User Experience
10 47 (2.39%) Equities
11 45 (2.29%) Market Risk
12 39 (1.99%) Mobile App
13 36 (1.83%) Credit Risk
13 36 (1.83%) Physics
14 33 (1.68%) Management Information System
15 28 (1.43%) Statistics
16 27 (1.37%) Grid Computing
16 27 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 614 (31.26%) Linux
2 385 (19.60%) Unix
3 275 (14.00%) Windows
4 84 (4.28%) Android
5 72 (3.67%) Apple iOS
6 52 (2.65%) Solaris
7 32 (1.63%) Windows Server
8 24 (1.22%) Embedded Linux
9 23 (1.17%) CentOS
10 19 (0.97%) AIX
11 17 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.56%) MVS
15 9 (0.46%) OS/390
16 8 (0.41%) HPUX
16 8 (0.41%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.31%) Windows CE
18 5 (0.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 584 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
2 492 (25.05%) Software Engineering
3 306 (15.58%) OO
4 303 (15.43%) Multithreading
5 223 (11.35%) Scrum
6 220 (11.20%) TDD
7 169 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
8 162 (8.25%) UML
9 134 (6.82%) SDLC
10 115 (5.86%) Electronic Trading
11 109 (5.55%) Low Latency
12 104 (5.30%) Analytics
13 102 (5.19%) DevOps
14 100 (5.09%) Unit Testing
15 96 (4.89%) Configuration Management
16 86 (4.38%) OOP
17 85 (4.33%) Multithreaded Programming
18 84 (4.28%) Open Source
19 77 (3.92%) Risk Management
20 67 (3.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 776 (39.51%) Java
2 593 (30.19%) C
3 561 (28.56%) C#
4 559 (28.46%) Python
5 472 (24.03%) SQL
6 253 (12.88%) Perl
7 247 (12.58%) JavaScript
8 91 (4.63%) Bash Shell
9 82 (4.18%) Shell Script
10 79 (4.02%) Embedded C++
10 79 (4.02%) Ruby
11 78 (3.97%) PHP
12 67 (3.41%) MATLAB
12 67 (3.41%) R
13 65 (3.31%) Scala
14 64 (3.26%) Embedded C
15 63 (3.21%) VB
16 51 (2.60%) Objective-C
17 37 (1.88%) Go
18 34 (1.73%) VC++
Qualifications
1 247 (12.58%) Security Cleared
2 242 (12.32%) Degree
3 162 (8.25%) SC Cleared
4 54 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 41 (2.09%) PhD
6 18 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.56%) MCSE
8 9 (0.46%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.36%) MCITP
10 6 (0.31%) PMP
11 5 (0.25%) CEH
11 5 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.25%) ISEB
12 4 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.20%) CCNP
12 4 (0.20%) CISSP
12 4 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.20%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.09%) QA
2 24 (1.22%) MISRA
3 20 (1.02%) MiFID
4 17 (0.87%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.66%) MISRA C
6 11 (0.56%) DO-178B
7 8 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.31%) IEC 61508
8 6 (0.31%) SLA
9 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 5 (0.25%) ISO26262
10 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.15%) HL7
12 2 (0.10%) JTAG
12 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.10%) SDET
13 1 (0.051%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (1.27%) Docker
1 25 (1.27%) Firmware
2 17 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.46%) HDFS
7 8 (0.41%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.41%) Squid
8 7 (0.36%) iptables
9 6 (0.31%) Sendmail
10 5 (0.25%) KVM
10 5 (0.25%) NFS
11 4 (0.20%) Dovecot
11 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.15%) OpenSSH
12 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.15%) vSphere
13 1 (0.051%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 51 (2.60%) Puppet
2 34 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (1.53%) Ansible
4 10 (0.51%) Salt
5 9 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (0.41%) Ambari
6 8 (0.41%) Oozie
6 8 (0.41%) SCOM
7 7 (0.36%) Control-M
7 7 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (0.36%) Nagios
8 5 (0.25%) Cacti
8 5 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.25%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.20%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.20%) logstash
9 4 (0.20%) OpenNebula
10 3 (0.15%) MOM
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 253 (12.88%) Oracle
2 117 (5.96%) Microsoft
3 54 (2.75%) Google
4 47 (2.39%) Sybase
5 43 (2.19%) IBM
6 35 (1.78%) Cisco
7 33 (1.68%) TIBCO
8 26 (1.32%) Teradata
9 25 (1.27%) HP
10 22 (1.12%) Hortonworks
11 21 (1.07%) Bloomberg
11 21 (1.07%) Red Hat
11 21 (1.07%) Reuters
12 20 (1.02%) VMware
13 17 (0.87%) Informatica
13 17 (0.87%) ION Trading
14 16 (0.81%) Netezza
14 16 (0.81%) Solace
14 16 (0.81%) Splunk
15 15 (0.76%) Sun
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G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £675.00 - £775.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Net Talent
Rate: competitive rates
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On application
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
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London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £700.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £25000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £25000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago