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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 556 531 525
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 13 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.052% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.056% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 17
Average daily rate
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£593 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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 -10 12 £600 -7.69% 5
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Senior C++ Developer
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Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 32 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
3 13 (40.63%) UNIX
3 13 (40.63%) STL
3 13 (40.63%) Multithreading
4 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Python
5 10 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (31.25%) Front Office
5 10 (31.25%) Banking
6 9 (28.13%) Investment Banking
6 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
7 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
7 7 (21.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 7 (21.88%) Low Latency
8 6 (18.75%) OO
8 6 (18.75%) Java
8 6 (18.75%) Sybase
9 5 (15.63%) Analytics
10 4 (12.50%) Multicast
10 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
10 4 (12.50%) Perl
10 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 4 (12.50%) Windows
10 4 (12.50%) Marketing
10 4 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (12.50%) Fixed Income
11 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
11 3 (9.38%) XML
11 3 (9.38%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (31.25%) Front Office
1 10 (31.25%) Banking
2 9 (28.13%) Investment Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) STL
2 7 (21.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) Middleware
6 1 (3.13%) FpML
6 1 (3.13%) JSON
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (3.13%) ATL
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 4 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.25%) Derivative
5 1 (3.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Physics
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Open Source
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Multithreading
2 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
2 7 (21.88%) Low Latency
3 6 (18.75%) OO
4 5 (15.63%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Kanban
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Workflow
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
6 1 (3.13%) Release Management
6 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) System Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Stochastic Calculus
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) Python
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.38%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) VBA
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Sybase
2 1 (3.13%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.13%) 29West
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle