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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
UK
Rank 292 352 331
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -21
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 338 297 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.57% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.60% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 232 228
Median daily rate £550 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £726 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 £44.05 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.46% +10.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.78 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £48.25 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £44.05 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.46% +10.12%

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +62 315 £565 +15.89% 144
London +58 255 £600 +8.10% 89
City of London -5 44 £600 +20.00% 21
South East +3 33 £375 +7.14% 17
Northern Ireland - 18 £413 -
Hampshire +12 15 £425 +47.82% 2
Belfast - 15 £420 -
County Antrim - 15 £420 -
South West +7 9 £250 -11.50% 4
East Midlands +7 8 £413 -2.94% 4
Middlesex -5 8 £360 +2.85%
Leicester +12 6 £425 -
Leicestershire +10 6 £425 -
East of England +3 5 £325 -27.77% 18
Fareham - 5 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 4 £410 +28.62% 3
Portsmouth -2 4 £324 -23.82%
Bristol - 4 - -
Scotland +32 3 £275 - 1
Berkshire +14 3 £350 -
Yorkshire +10 3 £150 -60.00% 2
Oxford +3 3 £410 +36.66% 3
Canary Wharf -1 3 £600 +29.03%
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire +9 2 £150 -60.00% 1
Slough +7 2 £350 -
Somerset +1 2 - - 2
Docklands, London 0 2 £543 -19.86%
Cambridge - 2 £325 - 14
Nottingham - 2 £200 - 2

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 626 (100.00%) C++
2 275 (43.93%) Linux
3 200 (31.95%) Multithreading
4 189 (30.19%) Unix
5 184 (29.39%) SQL
6 157 (25.08%) Finance
7 156 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
8 152 (24.28%) STL
9 151 (24.12%) C#
10 147 (23.48%) Python
11 140 (22.36%) Front Office
12 135 (21.57%) Java
13 127 (20.29%) Banking
14 126 (20.13%) Low Latency
15 116 (18.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 113 (18.05%) Electronic Trading
17 111 (17.73%) OO
18 110 (17.57%) C
19 101 (16.13%) Software Engineering
20 98 (15.65%) Windows
20 98 (15.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 96 (15.34%) Perl
21 96 (15.34%) Oracle
22 82 (13.10%) Investment Banking
23 80 (12.78%) Fixed Income
24 76 (12.14%) SDLC
25 62 (9.90%) Degree
26 59 (9.42%) Algorithms
27 55 (8.79%) Multithreaded Programming
28 53 (8.47%) Algorithmic Trading

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 9 (1.44%) Confluence
2 7 (1.12%) Apache Qpid
3 5 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (0.64%) DataSynapse
4 4 (0.64%) SAS
5 3 (0.48%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.32%) Tuxedo
6 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Apache
7 1 (0.16%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.96%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.60%) RMDS
2 3 (0.48%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.16%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.48%) Google App Engine
2 3 (0.48%) Google Compute Engine
2 3 (0.48%) PaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.32%) Heroku
4 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.87%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.88%) HTTP
3 11 (1.76%) Wireshark
4 9 (1.44%) VoIP
5 7 (1.12%) AMQP
5 7 (1.12%) Internet
6 6 (0.96%) DVB
7 5 (0.80%) LAN
8 4 (0.64%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.64%) SSL
8 4 (0.64%) ZigBee
9 3 (0.48%) DNS
9 3 (0.48%) Multicast
10 2 (0.32%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.32%) NGN
11 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.16%) SNMP
11 1 (0.16%) SSH
11 1 (0.16%) UPnP
11 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.11%) OLTP
2 25 (3.99%) Relational Database
2 25 (3.99%) SQL Server
3 24 (3.83%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.40%) KDB
5 12 (1.92%) Tick Data
6 11 (1.76%) MySQL
7 8 (1.28%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.12%) Big Data
9 6 (0.96%) Kdb+
9 6 (0.96%) SQLite
10 5 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.64%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.48%) DB2
12 3 (0.48%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.32%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Power View
14 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (7.51%) Subversion
2 39 (6.23%) JIRA
3 33 (5.27%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.47%) Visual Studio
5 19 (3.04%) TeamCity
6 14 (2.24%) Eclipse
7 12 (1.92%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.60%) GoogleTest
9 9 (1.44%) Bitbucket
9 9 (1.44%) CMake
10 8 (1.28%) Valgrind
11 5 (0.80%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.80%) NUnit
11 5 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.64%) GDB
12 4 (0.64%) Gradle
12 4 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
13 3 (0.48%) CppUnit
13 3 (0.48%) GCC
General
1 157 (25.08%) Finance
2 140 (22.36%) Front Office
3 127 (20.29%) Banking
4 82 (13.10%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.88%) Games
6 8 (1.28%) Publishing
7 7 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.80%) Electronics
8 5 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.64%) Automotive
10 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Avionics
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Law
11 2 (0.32%) Military
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (24.28%) STL
2 98 (15.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 48 (7.67%) FIX Protocol
4 44 (7.03%) XML
5 29 (4.63%) .NET
6 28 (4.47%) HTML
7 22 (3.51%) Middleware
7 22 (3.51%) OpenGL
7 22 (3.51%) Qt
8 20 (3.19%) CSS
9 16 (2.56%) Web Services
10 14 (2.24%) Rendezvous
10 14 (2.24%) WPF
11 13 (2.08%) JSON
12 12 (1.92%) REST
12 12 (1.92%) RESTful
12 12 (1.92%) XSLT
13 11 (1.76%) HTML5
13 11 (1.76%) Node.js
13 11 (1.76%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 116 (18.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 80 (12.78%) Fixed Income
3 59 (9.42%) Algorithms
4 47 (7.51%) Computer Science
5 42 (6.71%) Derivative
6 37 (5.91%) Equities
7 30 (4.79%) Market Risk
8 29 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (3.83%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.88%) N-Tier
11 15 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (2.08%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.60%) Device Driver
14 7 (1.12%) Credit Risk
14 7 (1.12%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.12%) Grid Computing
15 6 (0.96%) Fintech
15 6 (0.96%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.96%) STB
15 6 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 275 (43.93%) Linux
2 189 (30.19%) Unix
3 98 (15.65%) Windows
4 21 (3.35%) Solaris
5 11 (1.76%) Android
6 10 (1.60%) CentOS
7 9 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (31.95%) Multithreading
2 156 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (20.13%) Low Latency
4 113 (18.05%) Electronic Trading
5 111 (17.73%) OO
6 101 (16.13%) Software Engineering
7 76 (12.14%) SDLC
8 55 (8.79%) Multithreaded Programming
9 53 (8.47%) Algorithmic Trading
10 47 (7.51%) Risk Management
11 46 (7.35%) Release Management
12 45 (7.19%) Scrum
12 45 (7.19%) TDD
13 43 (6.87%) Mathematics
14 35 (5.59%) High Availability
15 34 (5.43%) UML
16 32 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (4.95%) OOP
17 31 (4.95%) Unit Testing
18 26 (4.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 626 (100.00%) C++
2 184 (29.39%) SQL
3 151 (24.12%) C#
4 147 (23.48%) Python
5 135 (21.57%) Java
6 110 (17.57%) C
7 96 (15.34%) Perl
8 30 (4.79%) JavaScript
9 24 (3.83%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.40%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.40%) Embedded C++
11 13 (2.08%) Embedded C
11 13 (2.08%) Ruby
12 11 (1.76%) Scala
13 10 (1.60%) Go
14 9 (1.44%) Korn
14 9 (1.44%) Rust
15 6 (0.96%) VC++
16 5 (0.80%) COBOL
16 5 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (9.90%) Degree
2 36 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.99%) PhD
4 23 (3.67%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.91%) QA
2 20 (3.19%) MiFID
3 2 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) IFRS
4 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO13485
System Software
1 10 (1.60%) Docker
2 4 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) Ansible
1 2 (0.32%) Control-M
1 2 (0.32%) Terraform
1 2 (0.32%) WMI
2 1 (0.16%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 96 (15.34%) Oracle
2 27 (4.31%) Sybase
3 26 (4.15%) TIBCO
4 25 (3.99%) Google
5 23 (3.67%) Solace
6 16 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 14 (2.24%) Reuters
8 12 (1.92%) ION Trading
9 11 (1.76%) Cognizant
10 9 (1.44%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.80%) IBM
11 5 (0.80%) Talarian
11 5 (0.80%) Telerik
12 4 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.48%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.32%) Eze Software Group
14 2 (0.32%) Infragistics
14 2 (0.32%) MapR
14 2 (0.32%) Sun
15 1 (0.16%) Veracode
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