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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 305 353 237
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -116
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 345 257 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.47% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.51% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 202 272
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£540 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 £51.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.54% +27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £30.60 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.20 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £51.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +56.92%

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
51405 50272 44109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.27% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31215 30675 25226
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 1987 2178
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +57 329 £550 -8.33% 122
London +17 223 £600 - 66
South East -5 53 £335 -4.28% 27
City of London -31 31 £594 -8.65% 28
South West +7 16 £455 +31.88% 8
Hampshire -11 14 £288 -17.85% 2
Gloucestershire -2 13 £460 -
Berkshire +12 9 £335 +11.66% 2
Surrey -4 9 £500 +37.93% 8
Scotland -5 7 £338 -10.00% 1
East of England +12 6 £270 - 6
East Midlands +1 6 £394 +125.00% 1
West Sussex - 6 £275 - 1
Leicestershire - 6 £394 -
Cheltenham - 6 £450 -
North West -17 5 £325 - 5
Yorkshire - 5 £288 - 3
Leicester - 5 £463 -
Leeds - 4 £300 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £250 - 3
North East - 4 £250 - 4
West Yorkshire - 4 £300 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £250 - 4
Cambridge +3 3 £270 - 4
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £270 - 6
Manchester -7 3 £345 - 4
Glasgow -14 3 £375 - 1
Horsham - 3 £325 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £288 - 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £415 - 1

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 636 (100.00%) C++
2 273 (42.92%) Linux
3 243 (38.21%) Multithreading
4 213 (33.49%) UNIX
5 186 (29.25%) SQL
6 166 (26.10%) STL
7 138 (21.70%) Windows
7 138 (21.70%) Banking
8 137 (21.54%) Finance
9 133 (20.91%) C#
10 125 (19.65%) Java
11 123 (19.34%) Front Office
12 119 (18.71%) Python
13 115 (18.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 114 (17.92%) Oracle
15 111 (17.45%) Low Latency
16 109 (17.14%) OO
17 104 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
18 93 (14.62%) Investment Banking
19 86 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
20 84 (13.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 74 (11.64%) Perl
22 68 (10.69%) Security Cleared
23 65 (10.22%) Derivative
24 64 (10.06%) C
25 62 (9.75%) Software Engineering
26 58 (9.12%) Fixed Income
27 57 (8.96%) .NET
28 56 (8.81%) Visual Studio
29 55 (8.65%) XML

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (1.42%) MQSeries
2 5 (0.79%) IIS
3 4 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.16%) Kentico
4 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Doxygen
2 6 (0.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Simulink
4 1 (0.16%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.16%) Maya
4 1 (0.16%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.47%) Summit
3 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.16%) Eikon
4 1 (0.16%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.25%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.20%) HTTP
2 14 (2.20%) Wireshark
3 11 (1.73%) SDH
4 10 (1.57%) 2G
4 10 (1.57%) 2.5G
4 10 (1.57%) 3G
5 9 (1.42%) 4G
6 8 (1.26%) Bluetooth
7 7 (1.10%) SSL
8 6 (0.94%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.79%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.47%) GSM
11 2 (0.31%) IPv4
11 2 (0.31%) IPv6
11 2 (0.31%) Modbus
11 2 (0.31%) MQTT
12 1 (0.16%) Multicast
12 1 (0.16%) Network Security
12 1 (0.16%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.08%) Relational Database
2 35 (5.50%) OLTP
2 35 (5.50%) RDBMS
3 34 (5.35%) SQL Server
4 28 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 25 (3.93%) MySQL
6 11 (1.73%) KDB
7 10 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.10%) Sybase ASE
10 6 (0.94%) Sybase IQ
11 5 (0.79%) SQLite
12 4 (0.63%) DB2
13 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.31%) Big Data
14 2 (0.31%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.16%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 56 (8.81%) Visual Studio
2 45 (7.08%) Subversion
3 28 (4.40%) ClearCase
4 22 (3.46%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 13 (2.04%) NUnit
7 10 (1.57%) CppUnit
8 6 (0.94%) GoogleTest
8 6 (0.94%) JIRA
9 5 (0.79%) JUnit
9 5 (0.79%) Xcode
10 3 (0.47%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.47%) Ant
10 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.47%) GCC
10 3 (0.47%) GDB
10 3 (0.47%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.31%) Rational Rose
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 138 (21.70%) Banking
2 137 (21.54%) Finance
3 123 (19.34%) Front Office
4 93 (14.62%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.52%) Electronics
6 6 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.47%) Advertising
8 3 (0.47%) Games
8 3 (0.47%) Retail
9 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Marketing
9 2 (0.31%) Military
9 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Avionics
10 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (26.10%) STL
2 84 (13.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 57 (8.96%) .NET
4 55 (8.65%) XML
5 51 (8.02%) FIX Protocol
6 33 (5.19%) Middleware
7 20 (3.14%) Qt
8 19 (2.99%) MFC
9 17 (2.67%) Rendezvous
10 16 (2.52%) Web Services
11 15 (2.36%) HTML
12 13 (2.04%) ASP.NET
13 12 (1.89%) Ultra Messaging
14 11 (1.73%) COM+
15 10 (1.57%) HTML5
16 8 (1.26%) OLE DB
16 8 (1.26%) .NET Framework
16 8 (1.26%) DCOM
17 7 (1.10%) AngularJS
18 6 (0.94%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 115 (18.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 86 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (10.22%) Derivative
4 58 (9.12%) Fixed Income
5 46 (7.23%) Equities
6 33 (5.19%) Algorithms
7 30 (4.72%) Client/Server
8 29 (4.56%) Grid Computing
9 27 (4.25%) Computer Science
10 21 (3.30%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.89%) Physics
12 10 (1.57%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.57%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.42%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.94%) PKI
14 6 (0.94%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (0.79%) Open Source
15 5 (0.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 5 (0.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 273 (42.92%) Linux
2 213 (33.49%) UNIX
3 138 (21.70%) Windows
4 11 (1.73%) Solaris
5 5 (0.79%) AIX
5 5 (0.79%) Android
5 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.63%) VxWorks
7 3 (0.47%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.31%) HPUX
8 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (38.21%) Multithreading
2 111 (17.45%) Low Latency
3 109 (17.14%) OO
4 104 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (9.75%) Software Engineering
6 50 (7.86%) OOD
7 35 (5.50%) TDD
7 35 (5.50%) Unit Testing
8 32 (5.03%) Algorithmic Trading
9 31 (4.87%) Electronic Trading
10 27 (4.25%) UML
11 26 (4.09%) Risk Management
12 25 (3.93%) Scrum
13 23 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (3.30%) Release Management
15 17 (2.67%) Database Tuning
16 16 (2.52%) Migration
16 16 (2.52%) E-Commerce
16 16 (2.52%) Analytics
17 15 (2.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 636 (100.00%) C++
2 186 (29.25%) SQL
3 133 (20.91%) C#
4 125 (19.65%) Java
5 119 (18.71%) Python
6 74 (11.64%) Perl
7 64 (10.06%) C
8 36 (5.66%) Shell Script
9 31 (4.87%) Bash Shell
10 25 (3.93%) Ruby
11 24 (3.77%) JavaScript
12 15 (2.36%) Embedded C++
13 11 (1.73%) VB
14 10 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.57%) VBA
14 10 (1.57%) VC++
15 9 (1.42%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.26%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.10%) Assembly Language
18 6 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 68 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.70%) Degree
3 42 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 36 (5.66%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.26%) PhD
6 2 (0.31%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.63%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.47%) Firmware
1 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 114 (17.92%) Oracle
2 47 (7.39%) Sybase
3 31 (4.87%) TIBCO
4 28 (4.40%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.73%) VMware
5 11 (1.73%) IBM
6 7 (1.10%) Solace
6 7 (1.10%) Talarian
7 5 (0.79%) ION Trading
8 4 (0.63%) Bloomberg
8 4 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.63%) Google
9 3 (0.47%) DataSynapse
9 3 (0.47%) QNX
10 2 (0.31%) jBASE
10 2 (0.31%) SAP
10 2 (0.31%) Sun
10 2 (0.31%) Tradeweb
10 2 (0.31%) Rogue Wave
10 2 (0.31%) Facebook
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London
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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England
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £850.00 - £935.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
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Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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