The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 296 315 254
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -61
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 400 340 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.62% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.67% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 250 282
Average daily rate
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£506 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £294
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +15.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £34.11 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -17.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Developer within the UK.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer within the UK.

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

C++ Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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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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
England +37 394 £513 -2.38% 109
London +23 273 £575 - 62
City of London -12 70 £625 +8.69% 19
South East 0 47 £335 +0.75% 18
South West -4 22 £375 -7.40% 16
Yorkshire -6 18 £400 +25.00% 5
Gloucestershire +3 16 £388 +2.64% 3
West Yorkshire -8 16 £400 +25.00% 2
Middlesex +16 15 £350 -
Leeds -10 15 £400 +25.00% 1
West Midlands - 15 £333 - 1
Hampshire +2 14 £285 -18.57%
Birmingham - 12 £333 - 1
East of England 0 10 £350 -3.44% 4
Berkshire +3 6 £335 -21.17% 2
Basingstoke - 6 £250 -
Cheltenham -4 5 £400 -1.23%
Surrey -5 5 £318 -29.44% 11
Cambridgeshire -11 5 £350 -3.44% 4
Bedfordshire - 4 £349 -
Luton - 4 £349 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £300 -
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £498 +65.83%
North West -15 3 £375 -30.55% 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £525 -
Hillingdon - 3 £325 -
Gloucester +5 2 £375 +31.57% 3
Wiltshire +1 2 £388 -
Bristol -2 2 £263 - 9
Northern Ireland -2 2 £400 - 1

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 C++ Developer in their job title.

1 753 (100.00%) C++
2 306 (40.64%) Linux
3 293 (38.91%) Multithreading
4 208 (27.62%) SQL
4 208 (27.62%) STL
5 205 (27.22%) UNIX
6 173 (22.97%) C#
7 171 (22.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 165 (21.91%) Finance
9 162 (21.51%) Windows
10 147 (19.52%) Oracle
11 146 (19.39%) Banking
12 131 (17.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 125 (16.60%) Low Latency
14 124 (16.47%) Java
15 115 (15.27%) Front Office
16 109 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
16 109 (14.48%) C
17 107 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
18 104 (13.81%) Python
19 97 (12.88%) Investment Banking
20 92 (12.22%) OO
21 82 (10.89%) SDLC
22 76 (10.09%) Software Engineering
23 73 (9.69%) Derivative
24 70 (9.30%) Fixed Income
25 69 (9.16%) Perl
25 69 (9.16%) .NET
26 64 (8.50%) Security Cleared
27 59 (7.84%) Degree

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited 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 C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (1.99%) MQSeries
2 7 (0.93%) IIS
3 2 (0.27%) JBoss
3 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.27%) Node.js
4 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 13 (1.73%) Maya
2 5 (0.66%) Doxygen
3 4 (0.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.13%) Agresso
3 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.13%) Eikon
3 1 (0.13%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.86%) 3G
2 14 (1.86%) 2G
3 11 (1.46%) Wireshark
3 11 (1.46%) SDH
4 10 (1.33%) 2.5G
5 9 (1.20%) 4G
6 7 (0.93%) SSL
7 5 (0.66%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.66%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.53%) SS7
8 4 (0.53%) SCCP
8 4 (0.53%) CDMA
8 4 (0.53%) 3GPP
8 4 (0.53%) HTTP
9 3 (0.40%) Multicast
10 2 (0.27%) SNMP
10 2 (0.27%) Internet
11 1 (0.13%) VoIP
11 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.31%) Oracle Database
3 39 (5.18%) Relational Database
4 36 (4.78%) OLTP
5 34 (4.52%) RDBMS
6 28 (3.72%) MySQL
7 15 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.20%) DB2
9 7 (0.93%) KDB
10 6 (0.80%) SQLite
10 6 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.40%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (0.40%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (0.40%) MS Access
12 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.27%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.27%) Big Data
13 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.13%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 55 (7.30%) Subversion
2 45 (5.98%) Visual Studio
3 21 (2.79%) ClearCase
3 21 (2.79%) NUnit
4 20 (2.66%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (1.46%) JIRA
7 10 (1.33%) GoogleTest
8 7 (0.93%) CppUnit
8 7 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.40%) Ant
9 3 (0.40%) StarTeam
9 3 (0.40%) FinalBuilder
10 2 (0.27%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.27%) JUnit
10 2 (0.27%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.13%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.13%) Xcode
11 1 (0.13%) CruiseControl
General
1 165 (21.91%) Finance
2 146 (19.39%) Banking
3 115 (15.27%) Front Office
4 97 (12.88%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.32%) Games
6 17 (2.26%) Electronics
7 9 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.93%) Retail
9 5 (0.66%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.40%) Marketing
10 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.40%) Advertising
11 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Avionics
12 1 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (27.62%) STL
2 131 (17.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 69 (9.16%) .NET
4 45 (5.98%) XML
5 43 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
6 42 (5.58%) Middleware
7 40 (5.31%) Qt
8 27 (3.59%) HTML
9 25 (3.32%) Web Services
10 22 (2.92%) Rendezvous
11 18 (2.39%) WCF
12 17 (2.26%) MFC
13 14 (1.86%) HTML5
14 13 (1.73%) ASP.NET
15 11 (1.46%) CSS
15 11 (1.46%) OpenGL
15 11 (1.46%) DirectX
15 11 (1.46%) AngularJS
16 7 (0.93%) SignalR
16 7 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 171 (22.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 107 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (9.69%) Derivative
4 70 (9.30%) Fixed Income
5 42 (5.58%) Computer Science
6 41 (5.44%) Algorithms
7 36 (4.78%) Equities
8 31 (4.12%) Mobile App
9 28 (3.72%) Client/Server
10 19 (2.52%) Blackberry
11 18 (2.39%) Grid Computing
11 18 (2.39%) Credit Risk
11 18 (2.39%) Data Structures
12 17 (2.26%) User Experience
13 12 (1.59%) Mathematics
14 11 (1.46%) Physics
14 11 (1.46%) EPoS
15 9 (1.20%) N-Tier
15 9 (1.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 9 (1.20%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 306 (40.64%) Linux
2 205 (27.22%) UNIX
3 162 (21.51%) Windows
4 21 (2.79%) Solaris
5 9 (1.20%) Android
6 8 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.66%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.53%) AIX
8 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.13%) HPUX
11 1 (0.13%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.13%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (38.91%) Multithreading
2 125 (16.60%) Low Latency
3 109 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (12.22%) OO
5 82 (10.89%) SDLC
6 76 (10.09%) Software Engineering
7 51 (6.77%) Risk Management
8 49 (6.51%) Algorithmic Trading
9 44 (5.84%) OOD
10 42 (5.58%) TDD
11 37 (4.91%) Unit Testing
12 30 (3.98%) UML
13 26 (3.45%) E-Commerce
13 26 (3.45%) Scrum
14 25 (3.32%) Electronic Trading
15 22 (2.92%) Database Tuning
15 22 (2.92%) Analytics
16 21 (2.79%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (2.52%) Mobile Application Development
18 14 (1.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 753 (100.00%) C++
2 208 (27.62%) SQL
3 173 (22.97%) C#
4 124 (16.47%) Java
5 109 (14.48%) C
6 104 (13.81%) Python
7 69 (9.16%) Perl
8 29 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 27 (3.59%) Bash Shell
10 25 (3.32%) JavaScript
11 14 (1.86%) Ruby
12 13 (1.73%) VB
13 12 (1.59%) Embedded C++
13 12 (1.59%) Korn
14 11 (1.46%) Scala
15 10 (1.33%) VC++
16 7 (0.93%) PHP
17 5 (0.66%) Assembly Language
18 4 (0.53%) Embedded C
19 3 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 64 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 59 (7.84%) Degree
3 38 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.92%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.86%) PhD
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.20%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) GMP
3 1 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.27%) Firmware
2 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.27%) Control-M
2 1 (0.13%) Puppet
2 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 147 (19.52%) Oracle
2 42 (5.58%) Sybase
3 36 (4.78%) TIBCO
4 20 (2.66%) Microsoft
5 17 (2.26%) IBM
6 14 (1.86%) Solace
7 12 (1.59%) Talarian
8 10 (1.33%) VMware
9 5 (0.66%) ION Trading
10 4 (0.53%) Tieto
10 4 (0.53%) Dialogic
11 3 (0.40%) Intel
11 3 (0.40%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.27%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.27%) Google
12 2 (0.27%) SAP
13 1 (0.13%) Citrix
13 1 (0.13%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.13%) Sun
13 1 (0.13%) Murex
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £435 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650 - £5500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 24 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
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