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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
England / London
Rank 391 405 411
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 9 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.034% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.036% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £400 £510 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £335 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £625 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £310
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.92 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.84 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +2.59%

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
18510 19632 19967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.97% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13242 13846 14179
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
New Malden - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £425 - 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) C++
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) C
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) SPARQL
7 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
7 2 (15.38%) REST
7 2 (15.38%) WPF
7 2 (15.38%) RDF
7 2 (15.38%) NHS
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (7.69%) Subversion
8 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 1 (7.69%) Programme Management

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 (7.69%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) RS-422
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (7.69%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) MFC
2 1 (7.69%) Qt
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) RDF
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) CAD
7 1 (7.69%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) C
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
4 2 (15.38%) SPARQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle