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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 616 617 606
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 45 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.056% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.059% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 20
Median daily rate £360 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £288 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £350 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +11.42%

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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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
Top 21 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 29 July 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 +7 39 £360 +2.85% 50
South East +16 23 £350 - 13
Middlesex -2 10 £350 -
Hampshire +6 8 - - 3
London - 8 £375 - 11
South Wales - 6 £400 - 3
Wales - 6 £400 - 3
Cambridgeshire +19 4 £480 +37.14% 4
East of England +17 4 £480 +37.14% 6
South West -6 4 £278 -3.47% 4
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
Buckinghamshire +17 2 - -
Wiltshire -1 2 £278 -8.64%
West Sussex -6 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Yeovil - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £365 -
City of London - 2 £675 - 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 3
Chiswick - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 86 (100.00%) C++
2 54 (62.79%) Software Engineering
3 47 (54.65%) C
4 46 (53.49%) Linux
5 37 (43.02%) SQL
6 34 (39.53%) Multithreading
7 32 (37.21%) Unix
8 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
9 25 (29.07%) Java
10 23 (26.74%) UML
10 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
11 22 (25.58%) OO
11 22 (25.58%) Oracle
12 21 (24.42%) Windows
12 21 (24.42%) STL
13 19 (22.09%) Perl
13 19 (22.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (18.60%) C#
16 14 (16.28%) Visual Studio
16 14 (16.28%) Python
17 13 (15.12%) Scrum
18 11 (12.79%) Eclipse
19 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
19 10 (11.63%) Rational DOORS
19 10 (11.63%) Embedded Systems
20 9 (10.47%) VoIP
20 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
20 9 (10.47%) OOA/OOD
21 8 (9.30%) Subversion

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 3 (3.49%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.47%) VoIP
3 8 (9.30%) SNMP
4 3 (3.49%) HTTP
4 3 (3.49%) LDAP
5 2 (2.33%) ASN.1
6 1 (1.16%) DVB
6 1 (1.16%) LAN
6 1 (1.16%) Softphone
6 1 (1.16%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) Big Data
3 1 (1.16%) MS Access
3 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.79%) Eclipse
3 10 (11.63%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (9.30%) StarTeam
4 8 (9.30%) Subversion
5 7 (8.14%) ClearCase
6 6 (6.98%) Ant
6 6 (6.98%) CppUnit
6 6 (6.98%) GoogleTest
6 6 (6.98%) NUnit
7 3 (3.49%) WiX
8 2 (2.33%) GCC
8 2 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (1.16%) FinalBuilder
9 1 (1.16%) JIRA
9 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.16%) Xcode
General
1 6 (6.98%) Aerospace
1 6 (6.98%) Electronics
2 5 (5.81%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Military
4 3 (3.49%) Games
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Automotive
6 1 (1.16%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.42%) STL
2 19 (22.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (8.14%) XML
4 6 (6.98%) .NET
5 4 (4.65%) Qt
5 4 (4.65%) Swing
6 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.49%) MFC
6 3 (3.49%) XSD
7 2 (2.33%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.16%) FFmpeg
8 1 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.16%) HTML
8 1 (1.16%) HTML5
8 1 (1.16%) JSF
8 1 (1.16%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.16%) POCO
8 1 (1.16%) QML
8 1 (1.16%) WCF
8 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (6.98%) Derivative
2 6 (6.98%) User Experience
3 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.49%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.49%) Interactive TV
3 3 (3.49%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.16%) STB
Operating Systems
1 46 (53.49%) Linux
2 32 (37.21%) Unix
3 21 (24.42%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.16%) Android
5 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.79%) Software Engineering
2 34 (39.53%) Multithreading
3 23 (26.74%) UML
4 22 (25.58%) OO
5 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.12%) Scrum
7 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.47%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (9.30%) Integration Testing
8 8 (9.30%) OOD
8 8 (9.30%) Project Management
8 8 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (9.30%) Requirements Management
9 7 (8.14%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Memory Management
10 6 (6.98%) Use Case
11 5 (5.81%) Validation
12 3 (3.49%) Low Latency
12 3 (3.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (54.65%) C
3 37 (43.02%) SQL
4 25 (29.07%) Java
5 19 (22.09%) Perl
6 16 (18.60%) C#
7 14 (16.28%) Python
8 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.65%) VC++
9 3 (3.49%) ANSI C
9 3 (3.49%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.49%) PHP
9 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.33%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.16%) VB
11 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.16%) VB6
11 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) Coverity
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) OpenTV
3 3 (3.49%) VMware
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.16%) Intel
5 1 (1.16%) QNX
5 1 (1.16%) Serena
5 1 (1.16%) Telerik
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