The first table below looks at the demand for the C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Programmer
Rank 583 525 577
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +52
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 4 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.040% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.043% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 4
Average daily rate £321 £250 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.50% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £303 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £268 £240
% change year-on-year
-9.34% +11.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -98 3 £400 +60.00% 5
East of England - 2 - - 1
Scotland -10 1 £243 -3.00%
London -28 1 £400 +60.00% 3
Edinburgh -29 1 £243 -1.02%
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
4 6 (31.58%) QA
5 4 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) C
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) Big Data
6 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Qt
7 2 (10.53%) Game Development
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) GoogleTest
7 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Process Architecture

C++ Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.79%) Big Data
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) GoogleTest
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) Qt
3 2 (10.53%) STL
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) WinForms
4 1 (5.26%) MFC
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) Pylons
4 1 (5.26%) Dojo
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.53%) Physics
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Biometrics
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.53%) Game Development
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Process Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) OOD
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Code Coverage
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) OOP
4 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) C
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.53%) VC++
8 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
8 1 (5.26%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Infragistics
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