The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C++ Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 611 634 620
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 10 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.019% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Median daily rate £425 £373 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £299 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £320 £318
% change year-on-year
+32.81% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++ Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Programmer within the UK.

C++ Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C++ Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

C++ Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C++ Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ Programmer within the UK.

C++ Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C++ Programmer
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 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 +23 9 £405 -4.70% 13
London -1 5 £425 - 6
South East +32 3 £375 -6.25%
Hampshire +23 2 - -
City of London - 1 £525 -
Kent - 1 £375 -

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (43.48%) C
3 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
4 7 (30.43%) Games
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) OOP
5 6 (26.09%) Concurrent Programming
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) OO
7 4 (17.39%) XAML
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (17.39%) User Experience
7 4 (17.39%) Game Development
8 3 (13.04%) Unix
8 3 (13.04%) OOD
8 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
9 2 (8.70%) UML
9 2 (8.70%) Java
9 2 (8.70%) SQL
9 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
9 2 (8.70%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
10 1 (4.35%) SDLC

C++ Programmer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) CMake
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) GoogleTest
2 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 7 (30.43%) Games
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (8.70%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) STL
3 1 (4.35%) Swing
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Biometrics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) CUDA
3 1 (4.35%) Equities
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
2 6 (26.09%) Concurrent Programming
2 6 (26.09%) OOP
3 4 (17.39%) Game Development
3 4 (17.39%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Flow Trading
6 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.35%) Market Making
6 1 (4.35%) Metaprogramming
6 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Trading
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (43.48%) C
3 4 (17.39%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) XAML
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Intel
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase
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