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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++/C# Developer
Rank 589 534 556
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +22
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 37 77 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.16% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.17% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 63 19
Median daily rate £650 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £735 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
46767 46633 45417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.73% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30873 29254 28503
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1874 1952
Median hourly rate £17.95 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 25 May 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 25 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 -29 31 £650 +8.33% 6
South West -4 4 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +2 1 - -
South East -15 1 - - 2
C++/C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 54 (100.00%) C#
1 54 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (38.89%) Front Office
3 18 (33.33%) .NET
4 16 (29.63%) Finance
5 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (24.07%) Multithreading
7 12 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
7 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
8 11 (20.37%) Low Latency
9 10 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (16.67%) OO
10 9 (16.67%) WPF
10 9 (16.67%) TDD
11 8 (14.81%) Banking
11 8 (14.81%) Derivative
11 8 (14.81%) Java
11 8 (14.81%) Performance Optimisation
12 7 (12.96%) Market Making
12 7 (12.96%) SQL
12 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.96%) Fixed Income
12 7 (12.96%) WinForms
12 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
12 7 (12.96%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (12.96%) Algorithmic Trading
12 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
13 6 (11.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 6 (11.11%) Physics

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) RMDS
2 1 (1.85%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) RTP
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) NUnit
1 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.85%) MSTest
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (38.89%) Front Office
2 16 (29.63%) Finance
3 8 (14.81%) Banking
4 6 (11.11%) Games
5 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
6 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.85%) Electronics
7 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.85%) Marketing
7 1 (1.85%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (16.67%) WPF
3 7 (12.96%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (12.96%) WinForms
4 5 (9.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (7.41%) Rendezvous
6 3 (5.56%) WCF
6 3 (5.56%) XML
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.70%) JSON
7 2 (3.70%) MFC
7 2 (3.70%) SOAP
8 1 (1.85%) ATL
8 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.85%) RESTful
8 1 (1.85%) Spring
8 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 10 (18.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (14.81%) Derivative
5 7 (12.96%) Fixed Income
6 6 (11.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 6 (11.11%) Physics
6 6 (11.11%) User Experience
7 5 (9.26%) Grid Computing
8 2 (3.70%) Social Gaming
9 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.85%) Equities
9 1 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.85%) PlayStation
9 1 (1.85%) Statistics
9 1 (1.85%) Swaptions
9 1 (1.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (24.07%) Multithreading
2 12 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
3 11 (20.37%) Low Latency
4 9 (16.67%) OO
4 9 (16.67%) TDD
5 8 (14.81%) Performance Optimisation
6 7 (12.96%) Algorithmic Trading
6 7 (12.96%) Market Making
6 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.11%) Analytics
7 6 (11.11%) Risk Analytics
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.41%) MVVM
9 4 (7.41%) Refactoring
9 4 (7.41%) Scrum
10 3 (5.56%) BDD
10 3 (5.56%) DevOps
10 3 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C#
1 54 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (14.81%) Java
3 7 (12.96%) SQL
4 5 (9.26%) VB
4 5 (9.26%) VBA
5 3 (5.56%) C
6 2 (3.70%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 2 (3.70%) VC++
7 1 (1.85%) C++/CLI
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) ION Trading
2 4 (7.41%) Reuters
2 4 (7.41%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Sybase
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