The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Programmer
Rank 577 547 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Programmer 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.009% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£800 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+190.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior C++ Programmer
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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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior C++ Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior C++ Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior C++ Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior C++ Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 +13 2 £800 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Senior C++ Programmer
UK

Senior C++ Programmer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) STL
3 2 (40.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (40.00%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (40.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Cognizant