The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 379 328 288
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -40
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 279 386 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.67% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.70% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 280 327
Median daily rate £450 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £28.80 £32.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%

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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
England -46 268 £450 -10.00% 155
London -71 150 £550 - 91
South East +7 57 £380 +8.57% 23
City of London -18 20 £575 -8.00% 21
Tyne and Wear -3 18 £450 -15.09% 3
North East -4 18 £450 -15.09% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 18 £450 -15.09% 3
Oxfordshire -18 14 £400 -12.32% 1
South West +12 13 £325 -17.46% 4
Middlesex -1 13 £360 +2.85%
Oxford -8 12 £400 -3.03% 1
Cambridgeshire +31 11 £400 +10.34% 18
East of England +13 11 £400 +11.11% 22
Cambridge +24 7 £330 -12.00% 18
Glasgow +13 7 £268 -28.66% 1
Scotland +3 7 £268 -28.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £438 +34.61% 2
Berkshire +14 6 £350 +7.69%
Yorkshire +6 6 £320 -20.00% 3
Leeds +3 6 £320 -20.00%
West Yorkshire +3 6 £320 -20.00% 2
Hampshire +1 6 £463 +45.66% 3
North West +1 6 £325 -29.15% 6
Kent - 6 £350 - 1
West Midlands -14 5 £500 +31.57% 1
Devon - 5 £325 -
Birmingham -3 4 £500 -
Cheshire +12 3 - - 1
Manchester -11 3 £325 - 4
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, C++ Developer 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 featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 589 (100.00%) C++
2 261 (44.31%) Linux
3 174 (29.54%) Multithreading
4 172 (29.20%) SQL
5 163 (27.67%) Java
6 160 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
7 153 (25.98%) C
8 152 (25.81%) Unix
9 135 (22.92%) OO
10 125 (21.22%) Python
11 114 (19.35%) C#
12 110 (18.68%) STL
13 109 (18.51%) Software Engineering
14 103 (17.49%) Oracle
15 96 (16.30%) Finance
16 94 (15.96%) Windows
17 93 (15.79%) Perl
18 73 (12.39%) Front Office
19 70 (11.88%) Security Cleared
20 61 (10.36%) TDD
21 57 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 54 (9.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 48 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (7.98%) Low Latency
24 47 (7.98%) Scrum
25 45 (7.64%) SDLC
26 44 (7.47%) Banking
27 43 (7.30%) Degree
28 42 (7.13%) OOD
29 41 (6.96%) Release Management

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.21%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.02%) Apache
3 4 (0.68%) SAS
4 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.34%) IIS
5 1 (0.17%) Confluence
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) RMDS
2 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.17%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.17%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.72%) PaaS
2 15 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.07%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.74%) HTTP
3 11 (1.87%) SNMP
4 9 (1.53%) DVB
5 8 (1.36%) Internet
6 7 (1.19%) VoIP
7 5 (0.85%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.85%) LDAP
7 5 (0.85%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.68%) UPnP
8 4 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.51%) SSL
9 3 (0.51%) Wireless
10 2 (0.34%) Firewall
10 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.34%) IPv4
10 2 (0.34%) Multicast
10 2 (0.34%) Network Security
10 2 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (5.94%) OLTP
2 26 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 21 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 20 (3.40%) RDBMS
6 19 (3.23%) DB2
7 15 (2.55%) MySQL
8 13 (2.21%) ObjectStore
9 7 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.19%) KDB
9 7 (1.19%) SQLite
10 4 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.51%) Big Data
11 3 (0.51%) Kdb+
11 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (5.60%) Visual Studio
2 30 (5.09%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.75%) Subversion
4 23 (3.90%) JIRA
5 16 (2.72%) GCC
6 14 (2.38%) ClearCase
7 13 (2.21%) GDB
7 13 (2.21%) NUnit
8 12 (2.04%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.70%) GoogleTest
10 8 (1.36%) CppUnit
11 7 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.02%) Ant
12 6 (1.02%) JUnit
12 6 (1.02%) StarTeam
13 5 (0.85%) Maven
13 5 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
13 5 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 96 (16.30%) Finance
2 73 (12.39%) Front Office
3 44 (7.47%) Banking
4 23 (3.90%) Games
5 20 (3.40%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.53%) Electronics
8 7 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.02%) Military
10 4 (0.68%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.51%) Automotive
11 3 (0.51%) Back Office
11 3 (0.51%) Marketing
12 2 (0.34%) Avionics
12 2 (0.34%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (18.68%) STL
2 57 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 28 (4.75%) .NET
3 28 (4.75%) HTML
4 27 (4.58%) XML
5 26 (4.41%) RESTful
6 25 (4.24%) Qt
7 23 (3.90%) Web Services
8 19 (3.23%) OpenGL
9 17 (2.89%) CSS
10 15 (2.55%) FIX Protocol
10 15 (2.55%) J2EE
10 15 (2.55%) WPF
11 14 (2.38%) Rendezvous
11 14 (2.38%) Swing
12 13 (2.21%) Django
12 13 (2.21%) JSON
12 13 (2.21%) Middleware
12 13 (2.21%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (2.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 48 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (5.60%) Derivative
4 31 (5.26%) Fixed Income
5 28 (4.75%) Algorithms
6 24 (4.07%) Computer Science
7 23 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
8 15 (2.55%) Device Driver
9 12 (2.04%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.87%) Equity Derivative
10 11 (1.87%) Grid Computing
11 10 (1.70%) Equities
12 9 (1.53%) User Experience
13 8 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 8 (1.36%) STB
13 8 (1.36%) VHDL
14 7 (1.19%) Management Information System
15 6 (1.02%) Cryptography
15 6 (1.02%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 261 (44.31%) Linux
2 152 (25.81%) Unix
3 94 (15.96%) Windows
4 16 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.21%) Android
6 7 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (1.19%) Solaris
7 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (29.54%) Multithreading
2 160 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (22.92%) OO
4 109 (18.51%) Software Engineering
5 61 (10.36%) TDD
6 47 (7.98%) Low Latency
6 47 (7.98%) Scrum
7 45 (7.64%) SDLC
8 42 (7.13%) OOD
9 41 (6.96%) Release Management
10 38 (6.45%) Electronic Trading
11 37 (6.28%) UML
12 31 (5.26%) Unit Testing
13 29 (4.92%) Database Tuning
14 25 (4.24%) OOP
15 23 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (3.23%) Algorithmic Trading
16 19 (3.23%) High Availability
16 19 (3.23%) Web Development
17 17 (2.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 589 (100.00%) C++
2 172 (29.20%) SQL
3 163 (27.67%) Java
4 153 (25.98%) C
5 125 (21.22%) Python
6 114 (19.35%) C#
7 93 (15.79%) Perl
8 37 (6.28%) JavaScript
9 29 (4.92%) Shell Script
10 18 (3.06%) Embedded C++
11 17 (2.89%) Embedded C
12 10 (1.70%) Objective-C
12 10 (1.70%) VC++
13 5 (0.85%) COBOL
13 5 (0.85%) VB
14 4 (0.68%) Ada
14 4 (0.68%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.68%) Ruby
15 3 (0.51%) PHP
15 3 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 43 (7.30%) Degree
3 36 (6.11%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.90%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.85%) PhD
6 2 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.38%) QA
2 6 (1.02%) MiFID
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (0.85%) iptables
1 5 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.34%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 103 (17.49%) Oracle
2 26 (4.41%) Sybase
3 17 (2.89%) Google
4 16 (2.72%) Microsoft
5 15 (2.55%) TIBCO
6 10 (1.70%) Informatica
7 6 (1.02%) Coverity
7 6 (1.02%) Solace
8 5 (0.85%) ION Trading
8 5 (0.85%) Reuters
8 5 (0.85%) VMware
9 4 (0.68%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.68%) Cognizant
10 3 (0.51%) IBM
10 3 (0.51%) SAP
11 2 (0.34%) MapR
11 2 (0.34%) OpenTV
12 1 (0.17%) Atmel
12 1 (0.17%) Splunk
12 1 (0.17%) Telerik
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