The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 571 470 566
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +96
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 19 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.077% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.083% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 2
Average daily rate £569 £600 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £630
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-14.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £65.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior C++ Developer
UK

Senior C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior C++ Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -37 17 £588 -2.08% 6
South East -12 2 £363 -
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Senior C++ Developer
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Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title.

1 54 (100.00%) C++
2 35 (64.81%) Multithreading
3 31 (57.41%) Front Office
4 30 (55.56%) Linux
5 28 (51.85%) UNIX
6 25 (46.30%) SQL
6 25 (46.30%) Banking
6 25 (46.30%) Investment Banking
7 24 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (37.04%) Java
9 19 (35.19%) STL
9 19 (35.19%) Low Latency
10 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 18 (33.33%) OO
10 18 (33.33%) Risk Management
11 15 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (24.07%) Python
13 12 (22.22%) Analytics
14 11 (20.37%) XML
14 11 (20.37%) Windows
14 11 (20.37%) C#
15 9 (16.67%) Degree
16 8 (14.81%) Mathematics
16 8 (14.81%) Marketing
16 8 (14.81%) Middleware
17 7 (12.96%) OOD
17 7 (12.96%) OOP
17 7 (12.96%) VBA
17 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
17 7 (12.96%) Physics

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) MTS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Ingres
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
1 1 (1.85%) NUnit
1 1 (1.85%) Ant
1 1 (1.85%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.85%) CppUnit
1 1 (1.85%) GoogleTest
General
1 31 (57.41%) Front Office
2 25 (46.30%) Banking
2 25 (46.30%) Investment Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) STL
2 15 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (20.37%) XML
4 8 (14.81%) Middleware
5 7 (12.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (11.11%) ATL
6 6 (11.11%) FpML
7 1 (1.85%) .NET
7 1 (1.85%) Motif
7 1 (1.85%) wxWidgets
7 1 (1.85%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (14.81%) Mathematics
3 7 (12.96%) Physics
3 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.11%) Fixed Income
5 5 (9.26%) Equities
6 4 (7.41%) Credit Risk
6 4 (7.41%) Derivative
7 1 (1.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.85%) Statistics
7 1 (1.85%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Linux
2 28 (51.85%) UNIX
3 11 (20.37%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Multithreading
2 19 (35.19%) Low Latency
3 18 (33.33%) OO
3 18 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 12 (22.22%) Analytics
5 7 (12.96%) OOD
5 7 (12.96%) OOP
6 4 (7.41%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (7.41%) Straight-Through Processing
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.70%) Kanban
8 2 (3.70%) Scrum
8 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.85%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.85%) TDD
9 1 (1.85%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.85%) Migration
9 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.85%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (46.30%) SQL
3 20 (37.04%) Java
4 13 (24.07%) Python
5 11 (20.37%) C#
6 7 (12.96%) VBA
7 5 (9.26%) Perl
8 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.70%) C
10 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Sybase
2 3 (5.56%) eSpeed
2 3 (5.56%) Tradeweb
3 2 (3.70%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle