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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 605 597 589
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 43 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.055% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.058% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 12
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £490 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +7.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.35 £30.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £42.15 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +7.94%

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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

C++ Software Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

C++ Software Developer
Top 24 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 26 May 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
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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 +6 41 £350 - 42
South East -4 18 £350 - 10
Middlesex +3 9 £350 +16.66%
South West -1 9 £300 - 3
London -5 9 £515 +14.44% 14
Somerset +13 5 - - 2
Hampshire +1 4 £450 +20.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Yeovil - 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +15 2 - -
East of England +12 2 £480 - 9
Wales - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £480 - 8
Huntingdon - 2 £480 - 1
Redhill - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £400 -
Surrey - 2 - - 4
City of London - 2 £675 - 2
North West - 1 £213 - 3
Manchester - 1 £213 - 3
Portsmouth - 1 £450 -
Bath - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £300 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 66 (100.00%) C++
2 38 (57.58%) Software Engineering
3 33 (50.00%) C
4 32 (48.48%) Linux
5 26 (39.39%) SQL
6 21 (31.82%) Multithreading
7 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
7 20 (30.30%) Unix
8 16 (24.24%) Oracle
9 15 (22.73%) Java
9 15 (22.73%) UML
9 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (21.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 14 (21.21%) OO
10 14 (21.21%) STL
10 14 (21.21%) Perl
11 13 (19.70%) Windows
12 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 10 (15.15%) Scrum
13 10 (15.15%) Python
14 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
14 8 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (12.12%) C#
15 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
16 6 (9.09%) XML
16 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
16 6 (9.09%) Finance
16 6 (9.09%) Aerospace
16 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
16 6 (9.09%) Rational DOORS

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 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) SNMP
2 4 (6.06%) VoIP
3 3 (4.55%) HTTP
4 2 (3.03%) ASN.1
4 2 (3.03%) DVB
4 2 (3.03%) LDAP
4 2 (3.03%) UPnP
5 1 (1.52%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) H.323
5 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) Big Data
2 1 (1.52%) Ingres
2 1 (1.52%) MS Access
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (7.58%) ClearCase
3 5 (7.58%) WiX
4 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.06%) StarTeam
5 3 (4.55%) Ant
5 3 (4.55%) CppUnit
5 3 (4.55%) GoogleTest
5 3 (4.55%) NUnit
5 3 (4.55%) Subversion
6 2 (3.03%) GCC
6 2 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.52%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.52%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.52%) FinalBuilder
7 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.52%) Xcode
General
1 6 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
1 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.58%) Electronics
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Military
4 2 (3.03%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 14 (21.21%) STL
2 6 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (6.06%) Qt
4 3 (4.55%) .NET
4 3 (4.55%) XSD
5 2 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.03%) Swing
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.52%) ATL
6 1 (1.52%) JMS
6 1 (1.52%) JSF
6 1 (1.52%) Motif
6 1 (1.52%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.52%) POCO
6 1 (1.52%) QML
6 1 (1.52%) Twisted
6 1 (1.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.52%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (9.09%) User Experience
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.55%) Interactive TV
5 3 (4.55%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.03%) Derivative
6 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.52%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.52%) STB
7 1 (1.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Linux
2 20 (30.30%) Unix
3 13 (19.70%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Software Engineering
2 21 (31.82%) Multithreading
3 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.73%) UML
4 14 (21.21%) OO
5 10 (15.15%) Scrum
6 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.58%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (7.58%) Project Management
8 4 (6.06%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.06%) OOD
8 4 (6.06%) Requirements Management
9 3 (4.55%) Digital Signal Processing
9 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Signal Processing
9 3 (4.55%) Time Management
9 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.03%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.03%) Use Case
10 2 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (50.00%) C
3 26 (39.39%) SQL
4 15 (22.73%) Java
5 14 (21.21%) Perl
6 10 (15.15%) Python
7 8 (12.12%) C#
8 5 (7.58%) PHP
8 5 (7.58%) VC++
9 4 (6.06%) Embedded C
9 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.55%) ANSI C
10 3 (4.55%) Embedded C++
11 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.52%) Erlang
12 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.52%) VB
12 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.52%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) Coverity
3 3 (4.55%) OpenTV
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.52%) QNX
5 1 (1.52%) Serena
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