The table below looks at the statistics for the C++/C# Developer role 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++/C# Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++/C# Developer
Rank 563 553 540
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 17 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.059% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.062% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 22
Average daily rate £489 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++/C# Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 10 £600 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire - 3 - -
South East +2 2 £250 -28.57% 1
South West +3 1 £338 +3.84% 4
North West - 1 £310 - 2
C++/C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C++/C# Developer in their job title 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 with C++/C# Developer in their job title.

1 71 (100.00%) C#
1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 39 (54.93%) .NET
3 32 (45.07%) Windows
4 28 (39.44%) SQL
5 22 (30.99%) TDD
6 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
8 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
9 17 (23.94%) Finance
10 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.13%) ADO.NET
12 14 (19.72%) WinForms
12 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (18.31%) Windows 7
13 13 (18.31%) Windows 8
13 13 (18.31%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (18.31%) XML
13 13 (18.31%) Front Office
14 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
14 12 (16.90%) Big Data
15 11 (15.49%) Java
16 10 (14.08%) OO
17 9 (12.68%) Banking
17 9 (12.68%) Mathematics
18 8 (11.27%) Degree
18 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
18 8 (11.27%) Python
19 7 (9.86%) OOP

C++/C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited C++/C# Developer in their job title 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 with C++/C# Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) Big Data
3 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.63%) SQLite
5 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.23%) Redis
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.41%) MySQL
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.04%) MSBuild
5 4 (5.63%) WiX
6 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.23%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.41%) Selenium
7 1 (1.41%) VTune
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Front Office
3 9 (12.68%) Banking
4 6 (8.45%) Investment Banking
5 5 (7.04%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.93%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) ADO.NET
3 14 (19.72%) WinForms
4 13 (18.31%) XML
5 4 (5.63%) HTML
5 4 (5.63%) WCF
6 3 (4.23%) CSS
6 3 (4.23%) MFC
6 3 (4.23%) SOAP
7 2 (2.82%) ATL
7 2 (2.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (2.82%) JSON
7 2 (2.82%) REST
7 2 (2.82%) STL
7 2 (2.82%) WPF
7 2 (2.82%) XHTML
8 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.41%) COM
8 1 (1.41%) HTML5
8 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Mathematics
2 7 (9.86%) Derivative
3 5 (7.04%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Physics
5 3 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.23%) Swaptions
6 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.82%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.82%) PlayStation
6 2 (2.82%) Xbox
7 1 (1.41%) Equities
7 1 (1.41%) Exotic Derivative
7 1 (1.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.41%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.41%) PKI
7 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.07%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Windows 7
2 13 (18.31%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (4.23%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.82%) Unix
5 2 (2.82%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) TDD
2 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (18.31%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (14.08%) OO
6 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
7 7 (9.86%) OOP
8 6 (8.45%) Analytics
9 5 (7.04%) ATDD
9 5 (7.04%) Mobile Development
9 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.63%) BDD
10 4 (5.63%) Risk Analytics
10 4 (5.63%) Scrum
10 4 (5.63%) UML
11 3 (4.23%) Line Management
11 3 (4.23%) Refactoring
11 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
12 2 (2.82%) Low Latency
12 2 (2.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) C#
1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (39.44%) SQL
3 20 (28.17%) PowerShell
4 11 (15.49%) Java
5 8 (11.27%) Python
6 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.63%) VB
8 3 (4.23%) C
8 3 (4.23%) VC++
9 2 (2.82%) Perl
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby
9 2 (2.82%) VBA
9 2 (2.82%) XAML
10 1 (1.41%) Ada
10 1 (1.41%) Fortran
10 1 (1.41%) PHP
10 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Firmware
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Varnish
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Akamai
3 1 (1.41%) Facebook
3 1 (1.41%) Lumension
3 1 (1.41%) OpenLink
3 1 (1.41%) Twitter