The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had C++/C# Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++/C# Developer
Rank 581 572 571
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 47 62 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.13% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 56 37
Median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £740 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £365 £250
% change year-on-year
-19.52% +46.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
C++/C# Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47538 49528 48278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.73% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31327 32075 29701
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1871 1931
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

C++/C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured C++/C# Developer in the job title.

C++/C# Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

C++/C# Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++/C# Developer across the England region.

C++/C# Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

C++/C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

C++/C# Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

C++/C# Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++/C# Developer across the England region.

C++/C# Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

C++/C# Developer
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++/C# Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 -13 38 £600 - 4
South East +4 5 £375 +7.14% 3
South West +2 2 £288 -
East Midlands -2 1 £300 - 1
C++/C# Developer
UK

C++/C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, C++/C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring C++/C# Developer in the job title.

1 85 (100.00%) C#
1 85 (100.00%) C++
2 37 (43.53%) Front Office
3 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (32.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (32.94%) Java
5 26 (30.59%) TDD
5 26 (30.59%) Low Latency
6 25 (29.41%) Electronic Trading
7 18 (21.18%) Multithreading
7 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (21.18%) Python
8 17 (20.00%) WPF
9 16 (18.82%) .NET
10 14 (16.47%) TIBCO
10 14 (16.47%) Rendezvous
11 13 (15.29%) High Availability
11 13 (15.29%) Banking
11 13 (15.29%) Scrum
11 13 (15.29%) WinForms
12 11 (12.94%) Algorithmic Trading
12 11 (12.94%) Performance Optimisation
13 10 (11.76%) Market Making
13 10 (11.76%) Ultra Messaging
13 10 (11.76%) Grid Computing
13 10 (11.76%) Fixed Income
13 10 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (11.76%) Derivative
13 10 (11.76%) Informatica
13 10 (11.76%) Risk Management

C++/C# Developer Skill Set
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 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) RMDS
2 1 (1.18%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.18%) Network Security
2 1 (1.18%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) Big Data
2 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) NUnit
2 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.53%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.35%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.18%) FxCop
5 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.18%) MSTest
5 1 (1.18%) NuGet
5 1 (1.18%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.18%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.18%) WiX
General
1 37 (43.53%) Front Office
2 13 (15.29%) Banking
3 10 (11.76%) Finance
4 8 (9.41%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.88%) Games
6 2 (2.35%) Back Office
6 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.18%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.18%) Electronics
7 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (1.18%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) WPF
2 16 (18.82%) .NET
3 14 (16.47%) Rendezvous
4 13 (15.29%) WinForms
5 10 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (11.76%) Ultra Messaging
6 6 (7.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 5 (5.88%) HTML
8 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.53%) XML
9 2 (2.35%) HTML5
9 2 (2.35%) WCF
10 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.18%) JSON
10 1 (1.18%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (1.18%) RESTful
10 1 (1.18%) SOAP
10 1 (1.18%) Spring
10 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.76%) Derivative
3 10 (11.76%) Fixed Income
3 10 (11.76%) Grid Computing
4 8 (9.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 6 (7.06%) User Experience
6 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.53%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.35%) Social Gaming
9 1 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.18%) Fintech
9 1 (1.18%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.18%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Unix
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Low Latency
2 26 (30.59%) TDD
3 25 (29.41%) Electronic Trading
4 18 (21.18%) Multithreading
5 13 (15.29%) High Availability
5 13 (15.29%) Scrum
6 11 (12.94%) Algorithmic Trading
6 11 (12.94%) Performance Optimisation
7 10 (11.76%) Market Making
7 10 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 9 (10.59%) OO
8 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.06%) MVVM
10 5 (5.88%) BDD
11 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.53%) DevOps
11 3 (3.53%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.53%) OOD
12 2 (2.35%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) C#
1 85 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (32.94%) Java
3 18 (21.18%) Python
4 9 (10.59%) SQL
5 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.71%) VBA
7 3 (3.53%) C
7 3 (3.53%) Ruby
7 3 (3.53%) VB
8 2 (2.35%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.35%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) Scala
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Degree
1 3 (3.53%) PhD
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) TIBCO
2 10 (11.76%) Informatica
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.71%) ION Trading
4 4 (4.71%) Reuters
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle
6 1 (1.18%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.18%) MapR
6 1 (1.18%) Perforce
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase