The first table below looks at the demand for the C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Developer
Rank 559 546 574
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 13 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.039% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.042% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

C++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C++ Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++ Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

C++ Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C++ Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

C++ Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C++ Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

C++ Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 13 £320 -8.57% 18
London +18 5 £600 +23.07% 8
South West -25 4 £345 +43.75% 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £320 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £320 -
Yorkshire - 2 £320 -
York - 2 £320 -
Leeds - 2 £320 -
City of London +23 1 - - 3
Berkshire +1 1 - - 1
South East -9 1 - - 2
East of England -21 1 - - 5
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Selby - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Teddington - - - - 2
Watford - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 5
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) C
5 5 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (16.00%) Physics
6 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Banking
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) CUDA
6 4 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (16.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (12.00%) LTE
7 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) C#
7 3 (12.00%) VxWorks
7 3 (12.00%) Fortran
8 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) OOP
8 2 (8.00%) .NET
8 2 (8.00%) CCTV

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LTE
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) FFmpeg
3 1 (4.00%) Qt
3 1 (4.00%) D-Bus
3 1 (4.00%) WPF
3 1 (4.00%) MFC
3 1 (4.00%) COM
3 1 (4.00%) STL
3 1 (4.00%) WinForms
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (16.00%) Physics
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (16.00%) CUDA
1 4 (16.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.00%) CCTV
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) OO
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) OOP
5 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.00%) MVVM
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) C
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Fortran
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Cognizant