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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 357 269 300
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +31
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 315 449 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.81% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.86% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 305 246
Median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £310 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.70% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -12.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.25 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -12.22%

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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
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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 -85 290 £531 +1.19% 186
London -64 189 £550 -4.34% 97
South East -35 47 £360 +7.46% 36
South West +15 30 £366 -5.54% 5
City of London +2 25 £550 -15.38% 25
Scotland -7 18 £390 +4.00% 1
Glasgow +17 17 £400 +6.66% 1
Surrey +8 15 £500 +39.86% 16
Gloucestershire -5 15 £513 +32.25% 1
Middlesex -5 11 £350 -
Hampshire -4 8 £275 -4.34% 3
Leicestershire +6 6 - -
East Midlands -3 6 - - 3
West Midlands -38 6 £350 +5.26% 5
East of England +8 5 £365 +9.36% 27
Leicester +1 5 - -
Berkshire -12 5 £345 +2.98% 5
Solihull - 5 - -
Bristol - 5 - - 2
Wales - 5 £388 -
Canary Wharf +7 4 £600 +15.38%
Cheltenham +2 4 £325 -18.75% 1
South Wales - 4 £400 -
Guildford +11 3 £336 -
Oxfordshire +10 3 £425 - 4
Gloucester +2 3 £491 +17.60%
Oxford +2 3 £425 - 2
Dorset -7 3 £330 -
Somerset - 3 - - 1
Bournemouth - 3 £330 -

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 639 (100.00%) C++
2 312 (48.83%) Linux
3 184 (28.79%) Multithreading
4 166 (25.98%) Unix
5 150 (23.47%) SQL
5 150 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
6 147 (23.00%) OO
7 146 (22.85%) Python
8 142 (22.22%) C
9 126 (19.72%) Software Engineering
10 122 (19.09%) STL
11 121 (18.94%) Java
11 121 (18.94%) Finance
12 108 (16.90%) C#
13 107 (16.74%) Oracle
14 104 (16.28%) Front Office
15 99 (15.49%) Windows
16 96 (15.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 88 (13.77%) Perl
18 86 (13.46%) Security Cleared
19 80 (12.52%) Low Latency
20 71 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 67 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
22 64 (10.02%) Electronic Trading
23 62 (9.70%) TDD
24 53 (8.29%) Banking
25 51 (7.98%) Derivative
26 49 (7.67%) Degree
26 49 (7.67%) UML
27 48 (7.51%) SDLC

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 16 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.47%) SAS
2 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.31%) Apache
3 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.31%) JBoss
3 2 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Revit
4 1 (0.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 8 (1.25%) Endur
2 4 (0.63%) RMDS
3 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.16%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.16%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (0.47%) PaaS
2 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.79%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.97%) HTTP
3 11 (1.72%) SNMP
4 9 (1.41%) DVB
5 8 (1.25%) Multicast
6 7 (1.10%) Bluetooth
6 7 (1.10%) ZigBee
7 6 (0.94%) Internet
7 6 (0.94%) VoIP
8 5 (0.78%) UPnP
9 2 (0.31%) ASN.1
9 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.31%) Firewall
9 2 (0.31%) IPv4
9 2 (0.31%) LDAP
9 2 (0.31%) Network Security
9 2 (0.31%) Unicast
9 2 (0.31%) VLAN
9 2 (0.31%) VPN
10 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.42%) OLTP
2 38 (5.95%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 25 (3.91%) MySQL
5 22 (3.44%) RDBMS
6 21 (3.29%) SQL Server
7 14 (2.19%) DB2
7 14 (2.19%) ObjectStore
8 8 (1.25%) KDB
9 7 (1.10%) SQLite
10 5 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.47%) MS Access
12 2 (0.31%) Big Data
12 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.16%) Ingres
13 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.16%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.91%) Visual Studio
2 24 (3.76%) Subversion
3 23 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 18 (2.82%) GoogleTest
5 17 (2.66%) ClearCase
5 17 (2.66%) NUnit
6 16 (2.50%) JIRA
7 11 (1.72%) Ant
7 11 (1.72%) CppUnit
7 11 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
8 9 (1.41%) WiX
9 8 (1.25%) GDB
9 8 (1.25%) Maven
10 6 (0.94%) JUnit
10 6 (0.94%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (0.94%) StarTeam
10 6 (0.94%) Xcode
11 5 (0.78%) GCC
General
1 121 (18.94%) Finance
2 104 (16.28%) Front Office
3 53 (8.29%) Banking
4 32 (5.01%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.50%) Games
7 9 (1.41%) Electronics
8 6 (0.94%) Aerospace
8 6 (0.94%) Marketing
9 4 (0.63%) Dutch Language
9 4 (0.63%) Legal
9 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.47%) Military
11 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.31%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Avionics
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (19.09%) STL
2 71 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 43 (6.73%) .NET
4 39 (6.10%) Qt
5 31 (4.85%) OpenGL
6 29 (4.54%) FIX Protocol
7 26 (4.07%) XML
8 23 (3.60%) Middleware
9 21 (3.29%) RESTful
10 20 (3.13%) Web Services
11 19 (2.97%) MFC
12 18 (2.82%) HTML
13 16 (2.50%) ATL
14 14 (2.19%) Django
14 14 (2.19%) Twisted
14 14 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
14 14 (2.19%) ZeroMQ
15 13 (2.03%) CSS
16 12 (1.88%) Rendezvous
16 12 (1.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 96 (15.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 67 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (7.98%) Derivative
4 41 (6.42%) Fixed Income
5 37 (5.79%) Algorithms
6 33 (5.16%) Mathematics
7 27 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
8 26 (4.07%) Computer Science
9 24 (3.76%) Equities
10 19 (2.97%) Device Driver
11 13 (2.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 13 (2.03%) User Experience
12 12 (1.88%) Physics
12 12 (1.88%) STB
13 11 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (1.72%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.72%) N-Tier
14 10 (1.56%) Grid Computing
14 10 (1.56%) VHDL
15 8 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 312 (48.83%) Linux
2 166 (25.98%) Unix
3 99 (15.49%) Windows
4 10 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
4 10 (1.56%) Solaris
5 9 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.25%) Android
6 8 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.31%) ThreadX
8 2 (0.31%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (28.79%) Multithreading
2 150 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (23.00%) OO
4 126 (19.72%) Software Engineering
5 80 (12.52%) Low Latency
6 64 (10.02%) Electronic Trading
7 62 (9.70%) TDD
8 49 (7.67%) UML
9 48 (7.51%) SDLC
10 47 (7.36%) OOD
11 37 (5.79%) Release Management
12 36 (5.63%) Unit Testing
13 32 (5.01%) Market Making
14 31 (4.85%) Algorithmic Trading
14 31 (4.85%) OOP
15 30 (4.69%) Risk Management
16 29 (4.54%) Database Tuning
16 29 (4.54%) Scrum
17 22 (3.44%) Open Source
18 21 (3.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 639 (100.00%) C++
2 150 (23.47%) SQL
3 146 (22.85%) Python
4 142 (22.22%) C
5 121 (18.94%) Java
6 108 (16.90%) C#
7 88 (13.77%) Perl
8 30 (4.69%) Shell Script
9 29 (4.54%) JavaScript
10 26 (4.07%) VC++
11 17 (2.66%) Embedded C++
11 17 (2.66%) VB
11 17 (2.66%) VBA
12 13 (2.03%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.72%) Embedded C
13 11 (1.72%) R
14 8 (1.25%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.10%) GLSL
15 7 (1.10%) HLSL
15 7 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.67%) Degree
3 45 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 31 (4.85%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.72%) PhD
6 2 (0.31%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.50%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) MISRA
3 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (0.78%) iptables
2 2 (0.31%) Firmware
2 2 (0.31%) OpenSSH
2 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 107 (16.74%) Oracle
2 21 (3.29%) Sybase
3 13 (2.03%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.03%) TIBCO
4 8 (1.25%) OpenLink
5 6 (0.94%) Coverity
5 6 (0.94%) Informatica
6 5 (0.78%) ION Trading
6 5 (0.78%) Solace
7 4 (0.63%) Reuters
7 4 (0.63%) SAP
8 3 (0.47%) Google
8 3 (0.47%) OpenTV
9 2 (0.31%) Renesas
9 2 (0.31%) Rogue Wave
9 2 (0.31%) VMware
10 1 (0.16%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.16%) QNX
10 1 (0.16%) Serena
10 1 (0.16%) Siemens
UK
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £35 - 50 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London, Central London, Maidenhead, Slough,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Central London, Maidenhead, Slough,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Central London, Maidenhead, Slough,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Central London, Maidenhead, Slough,...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
United Kingdom
Oho Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago