The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 418 427 396
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 10 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.025% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.027% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 15
Median daily rate £340 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £430 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £36.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
C++ Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21075 22337 22455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15690 15395
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 370 420
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the London region.

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

C++ Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the London region.

C++ Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

C++ Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Hayes - 2 £340 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, C++ Software Engineer 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 London region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (94.12%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) C
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (17.65%) Cross-Platform Development
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
7 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
8 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Python
8 2 (11.76%) Unix
8 2 (11.76%) Games
8 2 (11.76%) SDLC
9 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (5.88%) Xbox
9 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
9 1 (5.88%) User Experience
9 1 (5.88%) HEVC
9 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (5.88%) HEVC
1 1 (5.88%) Qt
1 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) MPEG
3 1 (5.88%) Streaming Media
3 1 (5.88%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Video Editing
3 1 (5.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (5.88%) pSOS
5 1 (5.88%) ThreadX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Cross-Platform Development
4 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) C
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) SAP