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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 411 413 413
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 9 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.062% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.066% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Median daily rate £340 £600 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £335 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £620 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £330 £390
% change year-on-year
+17.42% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.92 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +15.85%
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
20325 21355 22289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.03% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14522 15109 16067
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 340 442
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 10 December 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 -
New Malden - 2 - -
City of London -12 1 £425 -29.16% 2
Northolt - 1 £340 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 10 (100.00%) C++
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (10.00%) RS-422
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Qt
6 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) RS-422
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) MFC
2 1 (10.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) CAD
4 1 (10.00%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared