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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 280 337 235
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -102
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 384 281 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.53% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.57% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 202 272
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £270 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.80 £42.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year
-21.56% -

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
50265 49246 43135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.49% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31360 30460 24749
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 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1957 2018 2111
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +54 371 £550 -4.34% 136
London +52 254 £575 -4.16% 71
South East +3 57 £318 +0.79% 26
City of London -16 39 £650 +4.00% 32
Hampshire +9 17 £288 -17.85% 2
South West +14 15 £400 +25.49% 10
Gloucestershire +5 14 £400 - 5
Berkshire +7 10 £335 -21.17% 2
East of England -8 8 £300 -9.09% 11
West Yorkshire - 8 £363 - 2
Yorkshire - 8 £363 - 3
Basingstoke - 7 £250 -
Leeds - 7 £363 - 2
Middlesex +9 6 £350 -
West Midlands -8 6 £313 +27.55% 7
Scotland -23 6 £375 -
West Sussex - 6 £288 - 1
Cheltenham - 6 £400 -
Leicestershire 0 5 £463 +54.16%
East Midlands -4 5 £463 +54.16% 2
North West -13 5 £325 -39.81% 3
Leicester - 5 £463 -
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £250 -15.96% 6
Birmingham 0 3 £325 +32.65% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 3 £483 +60.83% 4
Manchester -2 3 £345 - 1
Cambridge -7 3 £250 -15.96% 6
Surrey -12 3 - - 10
Glasgow -23 3 £375 -
Luton - 3 £338 - 2

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 666 (100.00%) C++
2 284 (42.64%) Linux
3 251 (37.69%) Multithreading
4 201 (30.18%) UNIX
5 196 (29.43%) SQL
6 175 (26.28%) STL
7 160 (24.02%) C#
8 148 (22.22%) Windows
9 144 (21.62%) Finance
10 140 (21.02%) Banking
11 137 (20.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 131 (19.67%) Java
13 124 (18.62%) Oracle
14 115 (17.27%) Front Office
15 109 (16.37%) OO
16 106 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
16 106 (15.92%) Low Latency
17 103 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
17 103 (15.47%) Python
18 99 (14.86%) Investment Banking
19 96 (14.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 83 (12.46%) C
21 82 (12.31%) SDLC
22 71 (10.66%) Derivative
23 68 (10.21%) Fixed Income
23 68 (10.21%) Perl
24 65 (9.76%) .NET
25 64 (9.61%) Security Cleared
26 61 (9.16%) Visual Studio
27 56 (8.41%) Subversion

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (1.35%) MQSeries
2 5 (0.75%) IIS
3 4 (0.60%) JBoss
4 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Kentico
4 1 (0.15%) Node.js
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Doxygen
2 6 (0.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.45%) MS Office
4 2 (0.30%) Maya
5 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.15%) Simulink
5 1 (0.15%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.15%) Agresso
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
3 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.15%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.20%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.40%) Wireshark
3 13 (1.95%) SDH
4 12 (1.80%) 3G
4 12 (1.80%) 2G
4 12 (1.80%) 2.5G
5 11 (1.65%) 4G
5 11 (1.65%) HTTP
6 8 (1.20%) Bluetooth
7 7 (1.05%) SSL
8 6 (0.90%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.75%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.45%) GSM
11 2 (0.30%) Modbus
11 2 (0.30%) Multicast
11 2 (0.30%) MQTT
12 1 (0.15%) SSH
12 1 (0.15%) Telnet
12 1 (0.15%) Internet
12 1 (0.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.16%) Relational Database
2 39 (5.86%) SQL Server
3 37 (5.56%) OLTP
3 37 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 30 (4.50%) RDBMS
5 28 (4.20%) MySQL
6 14 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (1.50%) KDB
8 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.05%) Sybase IQ
8 7 (1.05%) Sybase ASE
8 7 (1.05%) DB2
9 5 (0.75%) SQLite
10 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.30%) Big Data
11 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.30%) MS Access
11 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (9.16%) Visual Studio
2 56 (8.41%) Subversion
3 27 (4.05%) ClearCase
4 23 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 20 (3.00%) NUnit
6 18 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 12 (1.80%) JIRA
8 10 (1.50%) GoogleTest
9 9 (1.35%) CppUnit
10 5 (0.75%) JUnit
11 4 (0.60%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.60%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.45%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (0.45%) Ant
13 2 (0.30%) Rational Rose
13 2 (0.30%) FinalBuilder
14 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.15%) ClearQuest
14 1 (0.15%) Xcode
14 1 (0.15%) AccuRev
General
1 144 (21.62%) Finance
2 140 (21.02%) Banking
3 115 (17.27%) Front Office
4 99 (14.86%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.10%) Electronics
6 5 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.75%) Retail
6 5 (0.75%) Games
6 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.45%) Military
7 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.45%) Advertising
8 2 (0.30%) Back Office
8 2 (0.30%) Marketing
9 1 (0.15%) Avionics
9 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (26.28%) STL
2 96 (14.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 65 (9.76%) .NET
4 51 (7.66%) XML
5 44 (6.61%) FIX Protocol
6 42 (6.31%) Middleware
7 29 (4.35%) Qt
8 21 (3.15%) Web Services
9 17 (2.55%) HTML
9 17 (2.55%) MFC
10 16 (2.40%) Rendezvous
11 12 (1.80%) WCF
11 12 (1.80%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.80%) COM+
12 10 (1.50%) CSS
13 9 (1.35%) HTML5
13 9 (1.35%) Ultra Messaging
14 7 (1.05%) AngularJS
14 7 (1.05%) .NET Framework
15 6 (0.90%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 137 (20.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 103 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (10.66%) Derivative
4 68 (10.21%) Fixed Income
5 41 (6.16%) Equities
6 37 (5.56%) Algorithms
7 30 (4.50%) Client/Server
8 29 (4.35%) Computer Science
9 25 (3.75%) Grid Computing
10 19 (2.85%) Mobile App
11 14 (2.10%) Credit Risk
12 13 (1.95%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.65%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.35%) Physics
14 9 (1.35%) User Experience
14 9 (1.35%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 7 (1.05%) Blackberry
17 6 (0.90%) N-Tier
17 6 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 284 (42.64%) Linux
2 201 (30.18%) UNIX
3 148 (22.22%) Windows
4 21 (3.15%) Solaris
5 4 (0.60%) VxWorks
5 4 (0.60%) AIX
6 3 (0.45%) Windows CE
6 3 (0.45%) Android
6 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.15%) CentOS
8 1 (0.15%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (37.69%) Multithreading
2 109 (16.37%) OO
3 106 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (15.92%) Low Latency
4 82 (12.31%) SDLC
5 54 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 49 (7.36%) OOD
7 42 (6.31%) Unit Testing
8 37 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
9 34 (5.11%) UML
9 34 (5.11%) Risk Management
10 32 (4.80%) TDD
11 30 (4.50%) Electronic Trading
12 26 (3.90%) Scrum
13 20 (3.00%) E-Commerce
13 20 (3.00%) Database Tuning
14 19 (2.85%) Analytics
15 18 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (2.25%) Release Management
16 15 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 666 (100.00%) C++
2 196 (29.43%) SQL
3 160 (24.02%) C#
4 131 (19.67%) Java
5 103 (15.47%) Python
6 83 (12.46%) C
7 68 (10.21%) Perl
8 27 (4.05%) Shell Script
8 27 (4.05%) Bash Shell
9 23 (3.45%) JavaScript
10 19 (2.85%) Ruby
11 16 (2.40%) VB
12 13 (1.95%) Embedded C++
13 11 (1.65%) Korn
13 11 (1.65%) VC++
14 7 (1.05%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.90%) VB6
16 5 (0.75%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.75%) Scala
16 5 (0.75%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 64 (9.61%) Security Cleared
2 49 (7.36%) Degree
3 39 (5.86%) SC Cleared
4 29 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.75%) PhD
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.60%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.30%) Firmware
3 1 (0.15%) Samba
3 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 124 (18.62%) Oracle
2 50 (7.51%) Sybase
3 32 (4.80%) TIBCO
4 26 (3.90%) Microsoft
5 15 (2.25%) Solace
6 13 (1.95%) VMware
7 11 (1.65%) IBM
8 10 (1.50%) Talarian
9 5 (0.75%) ION Trading
10 4 (0.60%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.45%) QNX
11 3 (0.45%) Google
12 2 (0.30%) jBASE
12 2 (0.30%) SAP
12 2 (0.30%) Intel
12 2 (0.30%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.30%) Tradeweb
12 2 (0.30%) Facebook
13 1 (0.15%) Twitter
13 1 (0.15%) Renesas
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