The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 86 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 1054 1420 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.17% 3.06% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.81% 7.89% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 896 779
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 107 219
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.30 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18155 17992 19247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.36% 38.72% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11839 11361 11727
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 530 750
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
UK

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 638 £550 +1.38% 306
South East -36 156 £350 +2.94% 134
South West -3 60 £325 -13.33% 71
East of England -31 58 £363 +3.57% 119
Yorkshire +11 45 £320 +6.66% 31
North West +13 43 £476 +58.75% 20
East Midlands +9 17 £338 -3.57% 21
West Midlands -23 14 £350 +27.27% 24
North East -12 10 £333 +4.72% 22
Midlands +1 2 - -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 814 (37.62%) Java
2 697 (32.21%) C#
3 681 (31.47%) Linux
4 579 (26.76%) C
5 524 (24.21%) Python
6 517 (23.89%) SQL
7 445 (20.56%) Software Engineering
8 417 (19.27%) UNIX
9 381 (17.61%) Finance
10 364 (16.82%) Windows
11 362 (16.73%) OO
12 341 (15.76%) Banking
13 332 (15.34%) Front Office
14 325 (15.02%) Degree
15 301 (13.91%) Multithreading
16 296 (13.68%) .NET
17 273 (12.62%) Oracle
18 257 (11.88%) Perl
18 257 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
19 223 (10.30%) TDD
20 212 (9.80%) Investment Banking
21 208 (9.61%) Fixed Income
22 206 (9.52%) JavaScript
23 204 (9.43%) XML
24 200 (9.24%) Computer Science
25 194 (8.96%) SQL Server
26 185 (8.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 179 (8.27%) Analytics
28 169 (7.81%) Derivative
29 161 (7.44%) STL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (1.62%) Apache
2 30 (1.39%) Node.js
3 25 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 21 (0.97%) IIS
4 21 (0.97%) SAS
5 16 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
6 15 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
8 12 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 12 (0.55%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.46%) MQSeries
11 9 (0.42%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.37%) ColdFusion
13 5 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.14%) CICS
14 3 (0.14%) FileNet
15 2 (0.092%) CMS
15 2 (0.092%) MTS
15 2 (0.092%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 51 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.88%) MS Office
3 15 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.28%) Simulink
6 5 (0.23%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.092%) GIMP
8 2 (0.092%) MS Project
8 2 (0.092%) Maya
9 1 (0.046%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.046%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 10 (0.46%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.23%) Summit
4 4 (0.18%) RMDS
4 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.14%) Front Arena
5 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.14%) AWD
6 2 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.046%) Tridion
7 1 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.046%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.046%) Endur
7 1 (0.046%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.046%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.046%) 3000 Xtra
7 1 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.46%) GitHub
4 7 (0.32%) Force.com
5 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.23%) SaaS
7 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.14%) PaaS
8 3 (0.14%) IaaS
9 2 (0.092%) Heroku
10 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 87 (4.02%) TCP/IP
2 59 (2.73%) HTTP
3 31 (1.43%) Internet
4 22 (1.02%) DNS
5 20 (0.92%) VoIP
6 17 (0.79%) Firewall
6 17 (0.79%) LTE
7 15 (0.69%) Multicast
7 15 (0.69%) 3G
7 15 (0.69%) DVB
8 14 (0.65%) Ethernet
9 13 (0.60%) SSL
9 13 (0.60%) Wireshark
10 12 (0.55%) Wireless
11 11 (0.51%) SNMP
12 10 (0.46%) GSM
12 10 (0.46%) 2G
12 10 (0.46%) ZigBee
12 10 (0.46%) 4G
13 9 (0.42%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 118 (5.45%) MySQL
3 82 (3.79%) Relational Database
4 72 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 48 (2.22%) Big Data
6 41 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 39 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 34 (1.57%) KDB
9 29 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (1.34%) Hadoop
10 28 (1.29%) MongoDB
11 24 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (0.74%) Apache Hive
15 13 (0.60%) ObjectStore
15 13 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (0.55%) DB2
17 11 (0.51%) Data Mining
18 10 (0.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 100 (4.62%) Subversion
2 69 (3.19%) Visual Studio
3 59 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 43 (1.99%) Eclipse
5 40 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 33 (1.52%) JUnit
7 28 (1.29%) JIRA
8 27 (1.25%) Selenium
9 20 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
10 19 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
11 18 (0.83%) Xcode
11 18 (0.83%) Ant
12 17 (0.79%) Maven
13 16 (0.74%) ClearCase
14 14 (0.65%) Mockito
14 14 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (0.65%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.55%) ProC
16 10 (0.46%) LoadRunner
16 10 (0.46%) NUnit
General
1 381 (17.61%) Finance
2 341 (15.76%) Banking
3 332 (15.34%) Front Office
4 212 (9.80%) Investment Banking
5 73 (3.37%) Electronics
6 66 (3.05%) Games
7 63 (2.91%) Telecoms
8 50 (2.31%) Retail
9 30 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.29%) Back Office
11 27 (1.25%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.92%) Aerospace
13 19 (0.88%) Marketing
14 16 (0.74%) Military
15 11 (0.51%) Automotive
15 11 (0.51%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.46%) Law
17 9 (0.42%) German Language
18 8 (0.37%) Legal
19 5 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1307 (60.40%) Developer
2 535 (24.72%) C++ Developer
3 309 (14.28%) Software Engineer
4 145 (6.70%) Analyst
5 141 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 126 (5.82%) Python Developer
7 118 (5.45%) Quantitative Developer
8 111 (5.13%) C# Developer
9 83 (3.84%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 81 (3.74%) Senior Developer
11 79 (3.65%) Software Developer
12 66 (3.05%) Architect
12 66 (3.05%) C++ Software Engineer
13 46 (2.13%) Programmer
14 43 (1.99%) iOS Developer
15 40 (1.85%) Consultant
16 38 (1.76%) Quantitative Analyst
17 37 (1.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 36 (1.66%) Support Analyst
19 35 (1.62%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (13.68%) .NET
2 204 (9.43%) XML
3 161 (7.44%) STL
4 159 (7.35%) HTML
5 152 (7.02%) Web Services
6 118 (5.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 88 (4.07%) CSS
8 77 (3.56%) WPF
9 66 (3.05%) JSON
10 62 (2.87%) Middleware
11 60 (2.77%) Spring
12 59 (2.73%) jQuery
13 58 (2.68%) Qt
14 53 (2.45%) HTML5
14 53 (2.45%) Django
15 52 (2.40%) WCF
15 52 (2.40%) FIX Protocol
16 51 (2.36%) J2EE
17 47 (2.17%) OpenGL
18 46 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 208 (9.61%) Fixed Income
2 200 (9.24%) Computer Science
3 185 (8.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 169 (7.81%) Derivative
5 106 (4.90%) Open Source
6 100 (4.62%) Mathematics
7 89 (4.11%) Embedded Systems
8 69 (3.19%) Credit Risk
9 62 (2.87%) Equities
10 52 (2.40%) Physics
11 38 (1.76%) Credit Derivative
11 38 (1.76%) Mobile App
12 35 (1.62%) Device Driver
13 34 (1.57%) Statistics
14 33 (1.52%) Grid Computing
14 33 (1.52%) Market Risk
15 31 (1.43%) Client/Server
15 31 (1.43%) DTV
16 30 (1.39%) iPhone
17 28 (1.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 681 (31.47%) Linux
2 417 (19.27%) UNIX
3 364 (16.82%) Windows
4 94 (4.34%) Android
5 73 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 57 (2.63%) Solaris
7 45 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
8 24 (1.11%) Windows XP
9 21 (0.97%) AIX
10 18 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.74%) HPUX
11 16 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (0.60%) Debian
12 13 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.46%) VxWorks
14 8 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.32%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (20.56%) Software Engineering
2 362 (16.73%) OO
3 301 (13.91%) Multithreading
4 257 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
5 223 (10.30%) TDD
6 179 (8.27%) Analytics
7 157 (7.26%) Low Latency
8 131 (6.05%) Scrum
9 116 (5.36%) UML
10 105 (4.85%) Unit Testing
11 101 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
12 98 (4.53%) OOP
13 97 (4.48%) Risk Management
14 88 (4.07%) OOD
15 79 (3.65%) Configuration Management
16 60 (2.77%) BDD
17 58 (2.68%) Electronic Trading
18 56 (2.59%) Validation
19 52 (2.40%) Workflow
20 51 (2.36%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 814 (37.62%) Java
2 697 (32.21%) C#
3 579 (26.76%) C
4 524 (24.21%) Python
5 517 (23.89%) SQL
6 257 (11.88%) Perl
7 206 (9.52%) JavaScript
8 141 (6.52%) Ruby
9 134 (6.19%) Shell Script
10 132 (6.10%) PHP
11 110 (5.08%) Scala
12 71 (3.28%) VBA
13 69 (3.19%) VB
14 54 (2.50%) Embedded C
15 53 (2.45%) Objective-C
16 52 (2.40%) VB.NET
17 49 (2.26%) Bash Shell
18 42 (1.94%) VC++
19 41 (1.89%) Embedded C++
20 35 (1.62%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 325 (15.02%) Degree
2 138 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 78 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 71 (3.28%) PhD
5 34 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 24 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 22 (1.02%) ISEB
8 15 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (0.60%) MCSE
10 11 (0.51%) MBA
11 10 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (0.42%) MCTS
13 8 (0.37%) MCSD
14 6 (0.28%) CCNA
14 6 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.28%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.23%) CCVP
15 5 (0.23%) CEH
15 5 (0.23%) CISSP
15 5 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.62%) QA
2 13 (0.60%) Basel III
3 8 (0.37%) CRD IV
4 7 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.23%) ISO 8583
6 4 (0.18%) SLA
7 3 (0.14%) EMIR
8 2 (0.092%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.092%) ISO 9002
8 2 (0.092%) JTAG
9 1 (0.046%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.046%) DICOM
9 1 (0.046%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (0.42%) Sendmail
2 6 (0.28%) Varnish
2 6 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.23%) GPFS
4 3 (0.14%) Xen
4 3 (0.14%) KVM
5 2 (0.092%) HDFS
5 2 (0.092%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.046%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.046%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.046%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.046%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.046%) qmail
6 1 (0.046%) RACF
6 1 (0.046%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.046%) Snort
6 1 (0.046%) Nmap
6 1 (0.046%) Squid
Systems Management
1 27 (1.25%) Puppet
2 15 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 12 (0.55%) Salt
4 9 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.37%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.23%) Nagios
7 4 (0.18%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (0.18%) Control-M
8 3 (0.14%) Cacti
8 3 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.14%) nmon
9 2 (0.092%) Opsview
9 2 (0.092%) SCCM
9 2 (0.092%) Nessus
9 2 (0.092%) WMI
9 2 (0.092%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.092%) Munin
9 2 (0.092%) Oozie
10 1 (0.046%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 273 (12.62%) Oracle
2 103 (4.76%) Sybase
3 100 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 45 (2.08%) TIBCO
5 40 (1.85%) Perforce
6 32 (1.48%) ION Trading
7 27 (1.25%) IBM
8 21 (0.97%) HP
9 19 (0.88%) 29West
10 18 (0.83%) Sun
10 18 (0.83%) Bloomberg
11 16 (0.74%) Google
12 15 (0.69%) Cisco
12 15 (0.69%) Adobe
13 14 (0.65%) SAP
14 13 (0.60%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.55%) VMware
16 10 (0.46%) Infragistics
16 10 (0.46%) Intel
16 10 (0.46%) Tradeweb
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £900 - £1050 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £425 to £475 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Posted: 20 hours ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Up to 320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + (Overtime Available)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Netsource Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
MBA Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago