The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 301 246 277
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +31
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 339 390 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.76% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.83% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 279 264
Average daily rate
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£500 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £301
% change year-on-year
+9.24% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 2014.

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
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 25 July 2014. 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 -51 293 £533 -7.26% 110
London -48 214 £575 -4.16% 72
City of London 0 70 £575 +2.22% 32
Scotland -12 34 £300 -17.24% 3
South East +3 30 £315 +7.05% 10
Glasgow +5 25 £375 - 1
South West -10 20 £363 +11.53% 13
East of England -17 13 £356 +22.84% 8
Cambridgeshire -4 9 £363 +29.46% 7
South Wales -20 9 £278 +0.90% 4
Wales -20 9 £278 +0.90% 5
Gloucestershire - 9 £350 - 4
Surrey +3 8 £450 +47.54% 4
Cambridge -6 8 £369 +31.69% 6
Brighton - 8 £200 -
East Sussex - 8 £200 -
Edinburgh -13 7 £243 +33.79% 2
Hampshire -14 7 £350 +23.13%
East Midlands - 7 £425 - 5
Somerset - 6 £319 -
Leicestershire - 5 £300 - 2
Cardiff -20 4 £306 +11.36% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £320 - 1
North East - 3 £390 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £390 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £330 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £405 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £390 -
Reading +10 2 £425 +21.42%

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 598 (100.00%) C++
2 272 (45.48%) Linux
3 192 (32.11%) UNIX
4 154 (25.75%) Multithreading
5 153 (25.59%) SQL
6 146 (24.41%) Python
7 142 (23.75%) STL
8 141 (23.58%) Windows
9 139 (23.24%) Banking
10 128 (21.40%) Finance
11 111 (18.56%) C#
12 110 (18.39%) OO
13 107 (17.89%) Front Office
14 102 (17.06%) Oracle
15 96 (16.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 93 (15.55%) Perl
17 92 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 77 (12.88%) Investment Banking
19 76 (12.71%) C
20 75 (12.54%) Derivative
21 73 (12.21%) Degree
21 73 (12.21%) Fixed Income
22 68 (11.37%) Software Engineering
22 68 (11.37%) Java
23 63 (10.54%) Low Latency
24 62 (10.37%) XML
25 57 (9.53%) Analytics
26 53 (8.86%) Shell Script
27 47 (7.86%) Computer Science
28 41 (6.86%) Agile Software Development

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (2.51%) WebSphere
2 5 (0.84%) Apache
3 4 (0.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.67%) IIS
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.50%) Confluence
5 2 (0.33%) Node.js
5 2 (0.33%) GemFire
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.17%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (0.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Maya
2 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.34%) HTTP
3 12 (2.01%) Multicast
4 3 (0.50%) LTE
5 2 (0.33%) AMQP
5 2 (0.33%) Internet
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.69%) Relational Database
2 32 (5.35%) RDBMS
3 20 (3.34%) SQL Server
4 14 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (2.34%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.17%) ObjectStore
6 12 (2.01%) KDB
7 10 (1.67%) OLTP
8 7 (1.17%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.17%) MySQL
9 6 (1.00%) Big Data
10 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.67%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.33%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.17%) Redis
12 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (3.68%) Subversion
2 19 (3.18%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.01%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.34%) JIRA
4 8 (1.34%) ClearCase
5 6 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.84%) Maven
7 4 (0.67%) Selenium
7 4 (0.67%) Ant
7 4 (0.67%) GoogleTest
8 3 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.50%) NUnit
8 3 (0.50%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.50%) CppUnit
9 2 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
9 2 (0.33%) ProC
9 2 (0.33%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Ivy
General
1 139 (23.24%) Banking
2 128 (21.40%) Finance
3 107 (17.89%) Front Office
4 77 (12.88%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 18 (3.01%) Retail
7 13 (2.17%) Games
8 11 (1.84%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.67%) Marketing
10 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.50%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (23.75%) STL
2 92 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 62 (10.37%) XML
4 37 (6.19%) Qt
5 35 (5.85%) .NET
6 30 (5.02%) FIX Protocol
7 22 (3.68%) Web Services
8 20 (3.34%) MFC
9 19 (3.18%) OpenGL
10 18 (3.01%) Django
11 16 (2.68%) WPF
12 15 (2.51%) Twisted
12 15 (2.51%) WebSphere MQ
13 13 (2.17%) ZeroMQ
14 12 (2.01%) Middleware
14 12 (2.01%) ATL
14 12 (2.01%) COM+
14 12 (2.01%) DCOM
15 9 (1.51%) SOAP
15 9 (1.51%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 96 (16.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 75 (12.54%) Derivative
3 73 (12.21%) Fixed Income
4 47 (7.86%) Computer Science
5 33 (5.52%) Credit Risk
6 25 (4.18%) Mathematics
7 20 (3.34%) Credit Derivative
8 18 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (2.68%) Physics
10 15 (2.51%) Open Source
11 14 (2.34%) Equities
12 12 (2.01%) Grid Computing
12 12 (2.01%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.51%) DTV
13 9 (1.51%) IPTV
14 7 (1.17%) CUDA
14 7 (1.17%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.67%) Market Risk
16 3 (0.50%) Statistics
16 3 (0.50%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 272 (45.48%) Linux
2 192 (32.11%) UNIX
3 141 (23.58%) Windows
4 29 (4.85%) Solaris
5 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.50%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.33%) AIX
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (25.75%) Multithreading
2 110 (18.39%) OO
3 68 (11.37%) Software Engineering
4 63 (10.54%) Low Latency
5 57 (9.53%) Analytics
6 41 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (6.52%) TDD
8 33 (5.52%) Unit Testing
9 31 (5.18%) OOD
10 28 (4.68%) Risk Management
11 21 (3.51%) Validation
12 20 (3.34%) Configuration Management
13 19 (3.18%) OOP
14 18 (3.01%) Electronic Trading
15 17 (2.84%) Refactoring
15 17 (2.84%) Scrum
16 16 (2.68%) Pair Programming
17 13 (2.17%) Project Management
17 13 (2.17%) UML
17 13 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 598 (100.00%) C++
2 153 (25.59%) SQL
3 146 (24.41%) Python
4 111 (18.56%) C#
5 93 (15.55%) Perl
6 76 (12.71%) C
7 68 (11.37%) Java
8 53 (8.86%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.34%) VBA
10 13 (2.17%) JavaScript
11 12 (2.01%) VC++
12 10 (1.67%) Scala
12 10 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.17%) VB
14 6 (1.00%) Korn
15 5 (0.84%) Ruby
15 5 (0.84%) PHP
16 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.67%) Embedded C++
16 4 (0.67%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 73 (12.21%) Degree
2 23 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.01%) PhD
4 15 (2.51%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.34%) QA
2 4 (0.67%) Basel III
3 2 (0.33%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.67%) Control-M
2 1 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 102 (17.06%) Oracle
2 33 (5.52%) Sybase
3 11 (1.84%) 29West
4 6 (1.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.00%) TIBCO
5 4 (0.67%) Bloomberg
5 4 (0.67%) Perforce
5 4 (0.67%) DataSynapse
5 4 (0.67%) JBoss
6 3 (0.50%) Reuters
7 2 (0.33%) Google
7 2 (0.33%) IBM
7 2 (0.33%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.17%) Apple
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe
8 1 (0.17%) Intel
8 1 (0.17%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.17%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.17%) Autodesk
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