The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C++ Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Software Developer
UK
Rank 568 610 578
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -32
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 19 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.040% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.042% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 16
Median daily rate £375 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-15.29% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £42.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

C++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 23 January 2017.

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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 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 +31 19 £375 -11.76% 39
South East +17 10 £368 -13.52% 5
Middlesex +5 5 £375 -11.76%
London +11 3 £600 +4.34% 14
Hampshire +10 3 - - 1
Portsmouth - 3 - -
South West - 3 - - 5
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 4
East Midlands - 2 £200 - 1
Berkshire +20 1 £325 -23.52% 1
Surrey +19 1 - - 2
East of England +5 1 - - 7
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £200 - 1
Leicester - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £325 - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £200 - 1

C++ Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (59.57%) Linux
3 25 (53.19%) Java
4 24 (51.06%) SQL
5 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
6 19 (40.43%) Multithreading
6 19 (40.43%) Unix
7 16 (34.04%) C
7 16 (34.04%) C#
8 15 (31.91%) Oracle
8 15 (31.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (29.79%) Perl
9 14 (29.79%) STL
10 12 (25.53%) Scrum
11 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
11 10 (21.28%) Windows
12 9 (19.15%) Python
13 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
14 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
14 7 (14.89%) .NET
14 7 (14.89%) Validation
15 6 (12.77%) XML
15 6 (12.77%) MFC
15 6 (12.77%) MySQL
15 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
15 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
16 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
16 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
16 5 (10.64%) Eclipse

C++ Software 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 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) ION MarketView
1 1 (2.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) LAN
2 2 (4.26%) LDAP
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) MySQL
3 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.26%) NUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
5 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.51%) Electronics
2 3 (6.38%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Military
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (29.79%) STL
3 7 (14.89%) .NET
4 6 (12.77%) MFC
4 6 (12.77%) XML
5 5 (10.64%) XML Messaging
6 4 (8.51%) WCF
7 2 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.13%) HTML
8 1 (2.13%) JMS
8 1 (2.13%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.13%) Qt
8 1 (2.13%) Rendezvous
8 1 (2.13%) REST
8 1 (2.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Client/Server
1 5 (10.64%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.13%) Derivative
2 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Linux
2 19 (40.43%) Unix
3 10 (21.28%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
2 19 (40.43%) Multithreading
3 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.53%) Scrum
5 7 (14.89%) Validation
6 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.64%) Code Coverage
7 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.64%) MVC
8 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.51%) Data Transformation
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) TDD
9 3 (6.38%) BDD
9 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
9 3 (6.38%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (53.19%) Java
3 24 (51.06%) SQL
4 16 (34.04%) C
4 16 (34.04%) C#
5 14 (29.79%) Perl
6 9 (19.15%) Python
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.26%) VC++
9 1 (2.13%) Ada
9 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) SPARQL
9 1 (2.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Telerik
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.13%) MapR
5 1 (2.13%) Reuters
5 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago