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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 99 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 1140 1104 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.31% 2.24% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.97% 5.91% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 681 676
Median daily rate £490 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £674 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 82 90
Median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £32.50 £32.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -0.63%
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
19102 18681 17982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.89% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13327 12560 12043
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 386 425
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.45 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% +2.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.36 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -17 548 £550 -4.34% 244
South East -30 206 £375 +7.14% 150
South West +34 143 £425 +13.33% 65
North West +18 62 £445 +21.91% 49
Yorkshire +34 51 £600 +84.61% 29
East of England +11 49 £400 +22.13% 94
West Midlands -6 28 £420 +40.00% 22
North East -31 25 £363 -27.50% 5
East Midlands +4 23 £325 - 18
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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++.

1 844 (36.54%) Java
2 817 (35.37%) Linux
3 710 (30.74%) C
4 699 (30.26%) Python
5 684 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
6 635 (27.49%) C#
7 584 (25.28%) Software Engineering
8 541 (23.42%) SQL
9 432 (18.70%) Finance
10 423 (18.31%) Unix
11 393 (17.01%) Windows
12 388 (16.80%) OO
13 353 (15.28%) Multithreading
14 338 (14.63%) .NET
15 336 (14.55%) Security Cleared
16 333 (14.42%) JavaScript
17 327 (14.16%) Oracle
18 306 (13.25%) Degree
19 302 (13.07%) Perl
20 275 (11.90%) TDD
21 274 (11.86%) Front Office
22 246 (10.65%) HTML
23 223 (9.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 217 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
25 213 (9.22%) SC Cleared
26 205 (8.87%) Banking
27 201 (8.70%) Scrum
28 200 (8.66%) XML
29 187 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
30 183 (7.92%) Low Latency

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 87 (3.77%) Node.js
2 76 (3.29%) Apache
3 59 (2.55%) SAS
3 59 (2.55%) Tomcat
4 42 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 37 (1.60%) JBoss
6 33 (1.43%) Confluence
7 30 (1.30%) IIS
8 26 (1.13%) WebLogic
9 21 (0.91%) MQSeries
10 19 (0.82%) Apache Spark
10 19 (0.82%) CMS
11 15 (0.65%) Tuxedo
12 14 (0.61%) CICS
13 13 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (0.52%) nginx
14 12 (0.52%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.52%) SharePoint
15 10 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
15 10 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 76 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.21%) MS Office
3 14 (0.61%) Simulink
4 12 (0.52%) MS Project
5 10 (0.43%) Doxygen
5 10 (0.43%) SPSS
6 6 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.22%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.22%) Windchill
8 4 (0.17%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.13%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.13%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.087%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.087%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.087%) GIMP
10 2 (0.087%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 2 (0.087%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (0.56%) Endur
2 8 (0.35%) OpenText MBPM
3 7 (0.30%) Teamcenter
4 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.26%) RMDS
5 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.17%) LabWindows
6 3 (0.13%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
6 3 (0.13%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.13%) Magento
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.087%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.087%) Primavera
7 2 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.043%) Murex MxG2000
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 90 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.17%) PaaS
3 27 (1.17%) SaaS
4 25 (1.08%) GitHub
5 12 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.43%) CloudFront
7 8 (0.35%) IaaS
8 7 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.30%) Office 365
9 4 (0.17%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.17%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.13%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.087%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.087%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.087%) Force.com
11 2 (0.087%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.087%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 162 (7.01%) HTTP
2 119 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 57 (2.47%) SSL
4 50 (2.16%) DVB
4 50 (2.16%) Internet
5 37 (1.60%) Bluetooth
6 29 (1.26%) DNS
7 27 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (1.08%) ZigBee
9 23 (1.00%) Wireless
10 22 (0.95%) DHCP
10 22 (0.95%) VPN
11 20 (0.87%) Firewall
12 18 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
12 18 (0.78%) LDAP
13 17 (0.74%) IPsec
14 14 (0.61%) X.509
15 13 (0.56%) 802.15
15 13 (0.56%) Ethernet
16 12 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 125 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 87 (3.77%) MySQL
4 82 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
5 81 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 63 (2.73%) Hadoop
7 61 (2.64%) Big Data
8 60 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 60 (2.60%) Oracle Database
9 51 (2.21%) RDBMS
10 44 (1.90%) DB2
11 41 (1.77%) OLTP
12 34 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (1.39%) KDB
13 32 (1.39%) Redis
14 31 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
15 24 (1.04%) HBase
16 23 (1.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 145 (6.28%) Git (software)
2 121 (5.24%) Subversion
3 119 (5.15%) Jenkins
4 114 (4.94%) Visual Studio
5 94 (4.07%) JIRA
6 60 (2.60%) Rational DOORS
7 59 (2.55%) Ant
8 52 (2.25%) NUnit
9 49 (2.12%) ClearCase
10 44 (1.90%) GoogleTest
11 43 (1.86%) Maven
12 37 (1.60%) CppUnit
12 37 (1.60%) Rational Rhapsody
13 35 (1.52%) Eclipse
14 32 (1.39%) JUnit
15 30 (1.30%) ERwin
16 24 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 20 (0.87%) Cucumber
18 20 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 432 (18.70%) Finance
2 274 (11.86%) Front Office
3 205 (8.87%) Banking
4 87 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 81 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 53 (2.29%) Marketing
7 43 (1.86%) Electronics
8 41 (1.77%) Aerospace
9 39 (1.69%) Games
10 34 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.08%) Legal
12 24 (1.04%) Automotive
13 20 (0.87%) Law
13 20 (0.87%) Military
14 16 (0.69%) Back Office
15 15 (0.65%) Avionics
16 13 (0.56%) Retail
17 8 (0.35%) Publishing
18 6 (0.26%) French Language
19 5 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1254 (54.29%) Developer
2 595 (25.76%) C++ Developer
3 363 (15.71%) Software Engineer
4 166 (7.19%) Java Developer
5 147 (6.36%) C# Developer
6 141 (6.10%) C++ Software Engineer
6 141 (6.10%) Software Developer
7 128 (5.54%) Analyst
8 104 (4.50%) Architect
8 104 (4.50%) Python Developer
9 94 (4.07%) Embedded Engineer
10 91 (3.94%) Linux Developer
11 81 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
12 77 (3.33%) Senior Developer
13 76 (3.29%) Quantitative Developer
14 74 (3.20%) Oracle Developer
15 73 (3.16%) SQL Developer
16 72 (3.12%) C Developer
17 69 (2.99%) Unix Developer
18 64 (2.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (14.63%) .NET
2 246 (10.65%) HTML
3 200 (8.66%) XML
4 154 (6.67%) STL
5 152 (6.58%) CSS
6 107 (4.63%) REST
7 106 (4.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 101 (4.37%) Middleware
9 98 (4.24%) Web Services
10 96 (4.16%) HTML5
11 91 (3.94%) JSON
12 85 (3.68%) J2EE
13 79 (3.42%) Qt
14 68 (2.94%) WPF
15 64 (2.77%) ASP.NET
16 62 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
17 59 (2.55%) OpenGL
18 57 (2.47%) AngularJS
18 57 (2.47%) Spring
19 56 (2.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 223 (9.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 217 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
3 177 (7.66%) Computer Science
4 135 (5.84%) Algorithms
5 127 (5.50%) Derivative
6 111 (4.81%) Mathematics
7 90 (3.90%) Fixed Income
8 83 (3.59%) Embedded Systems
9 65 (2.81%) Management Information System
10 62 (2.68%) STB
11 55 (2.38%) User Experience
12 48 (2.08%) Data Structures
12 48 (2.08%) DTV
12 48 (2.08%) Statistics
13 44 (1.90%) Device Driver
14 36 (1.56%) MPEG
15 34 (1.47%) Equities
15 34 (1.47%) Market Risk
16 32 (1.39%) Physics
16 32 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 817 (35.37%) Linux
2 423 (18.31%) Unix
3 393 (17.01%) Windows
4 60 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 53 (2.29%) Android
5 53 (2.29%) Solaris
6 42 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 34 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
8 33 (1.43%) AIX
9 28 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.91%) VxWorks
11 20 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.74%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.52%) HPUX
14 11 (0.48%) CentOS
15 10 (0.43%) CoreOS
15 10 (0.43%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.43%) OS/390
16 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (25.28%) Software Engineering
3 388 (16.80%) OO
4 353 (15.28%) Multithreading
5 275 (11.90%) TDD
6 201 (8.70%) Scrum
7 187 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
8 183 (7.92%) Low Latency
9 174 (7.53%) UML
10 161 (6.97%) Unit Testing
11 148 (6.41%) SDLC
12 139 (6.02%) DevOps
12 139 (6.02%) Open Source
13 136 (5.89%) Electronic Trading
14 127 (5.50%) Configuration Management
15 120 (5.19%) Risk Management
16 115 (4.98%) Analytics
17 99 (4.29%) OOP
18 84 (3.64%) SOA
19 83 (3.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 844 (36.54%) Java
2 710 (30.74%) C
3 699 (30.26%) Python
4 635 (27.49%) C#
5 541 (23.42%) SQL
6 333 (14.42%) JavaScript
7 302 (13.07%) Perl
8 145 (6.28%) Ruby
9 113 (4.89%) Shell Script
10 107 (4.63%) Bash Shell
11 98 (4.24%) PowerShell
12 92 (3.98%) VB
13 89 (3.85%) Embedded C
14 88 (3.81%) Embedded C++
15 81 (3.51%) R
16 72 (3.12%) VBA
17 71 (3.07%) MATLAB
18 70 (3.03%) VC++
19 63 (2.73%) PHP
20 59 (2.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 336 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 306 (13.25%) Degree
3 213 (9.22%) SC Cleared
4 84 (3.64%) PhD
5 81 (3.51%) DV Cleared
6 31 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 17 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.65%) MCSE
9 13 (0.56%) ISEB
10 11 (0.48%) BC Cleared
10 11 (0.48%) MCSD
11 7 (0.30%) CEH
12 6 (0.26%) GIAC
12 6 (0.26%) MCSA
13 5 (0.22%) CISSP
13 5 (0.22%) MCITP
13 5 (0.22%) Sun Certification
14 4 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.85%) QA
2 24 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.61%) SLA
4 13 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.56%) MISRA
5 10 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.35%) DO-178B
7 6 (0.26%) JTAG
8 5 (0.22%) MISRA C
9 4 (0.17%) MiFID
10 3 (0.13%) FedRAMP
10 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
10 3 (0.13%) ISO20022
10 3 (0.13%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.087%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.087%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.043%) DO-254
12 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.043%) SDET
System Software
1 62 (2.68%) Docker
2 28 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.95%) Firmware
4 16 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.65%) Active Directory
6 12 (0.52%) iptables
7 11 (0.48%) Ceph
8 10 (0.43%) etcd
8 10 (0.43%) flannel
8 10 (0.43%) GlusterFS
8 10 (0.43%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.39%) KVM
10 6 (0.26%) LXC
10 6 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
11 5 (0.22%) Dovecot
11 5 (0.22%) Sendmail
11 5 (0.22%) Squid
11 5 (0.22%) Xen
11 5 (0.22%) XenServer
12 4 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 81 (3.51%) Puppet
2 66 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (2.47%) Ansible
4 34 (1.47%) Kibana
4 34 (1.47%) logstash
5 29 (1.26%) Salt
6 28 (1.21%) Grafana
6 28 (1.21%) Uchiwa
7 16 (0.69%) Control-M
7 16 (0.69%) Nagios
8 15 (0.65%) HAProxy
9 11 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 10 (0.43%) Graphite
10 10 (0.43%) Kubernetes
10 10 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 9 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.30%) Cacti
12 7 (0.30%) OpenNebula
12 7 (0.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 327 (14.16%) Oracle
2 160 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 91 (3.94%) IBM
4 64 (2.77%) VMware
5 51 (2.21%) Informatica
6 45 (1.95%) Red Hat
6 45 (1.95%) Sybase
7 31 (1.34%) TIBCO
8 27 (1.17%) Google
9 26 (1.13%) CA
9 26 (1.13%) Splunk
10 25 (1.08%) Sitecore
11 23 (1.00%) Tableau
12 20 (0.87%) HP
13 13 (0.56%) Atlassian
13 13 (0.56%) OpenLink
14 11 (0.48%) Apple
14 11 (0.48%) Luciad
14 11 (0.48%) Micro Focus
14 11 (0.48%) Perforce
Leatherhead, Surrey
Recann
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Premier Engineering
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + Long term rolling contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 300 per day + Rate Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300.00 - £301 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Acumin
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300.00 - £301 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £350 - £380 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mccabe & Barton
Rate: £800 per day £800-900 per day
Posted: 3 days ago