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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Software Developer
UK
Rank 569 601 600
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -1
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 27 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.045% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.047% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 15
Median daily rate £375 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 23 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 21 February 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 +33 25 £375 -11.76% 47
South East +17 13 £360 +2.85% 7
London +13 7 £550 -4.34% 18
Middlesex +6 7 £360 +2.85%
East Midlands - 3 £200 - 4
Berkshire +20 2 £350 -
Hampshire +11 2 - - 1
Portsmouth -4 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £415 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £200 - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £415 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £200 - 4
South West +2 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - - 8
Highlands - 1 £275 -
Scotland - 1 £275 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Stevenage - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £350 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Inverness - 1 £275 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 52 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (57.69%) Java
3 28 (53.85%) Linux
4 27 (51.92%) SQL
5 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
6 22 (42.31%) C
7 20 (38.46%) Multithreading
8 19 (36.54%) Perl
9 18 (34.62%) Unix
10 17 (32.69%) Oracle
10 17 (32.69%) C#
10 17 (32.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 16 (30.77%) STL
12 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (21.15%) Python
14 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
15 9 (17.31%) Windows
15 9 (17.31%) Scrum
16 8 (15.38%) Validation
17 7 (13.46%) Finance
17 7 (13.46%) XML
17 7 (13.46%) .NET
17 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
17 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
17 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
18 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
18 6 (11.54%) SDLC
18 6 (11.54%) MFC
18 6 (11.54%) MySQL
18 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management

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 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.92%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (3.85%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) DVB
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) OLTP
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.62%) JIRA
3 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.77%) ClearCase
4 3 (5.77%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) ERwin
5 2 (3.85%) Log4Net
5 2 (3.85%) NUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.92%) JUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Electronics
3 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (30.77%) STL
3 7 (13.46%) .NET
3 7 (13.46%) XML
4 6 (11.54%) MFC
5 5 (9.62%) WCF
5 5 (9.62%) XML Messaging
6 3 (5.77%) REST
6 3 (5.77%) Web Services
7 2 (3.85%) DOM
7 2 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (3.85%) JiBX
7 2 (3.85%) JSP
7 2 (3.85%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.85%) Qt
7 2 (3.85%) SOAP
7 2 (3.85%) WinForms
7 2 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.92%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
1 5 (9.62%) Replication
2 4 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 3 (5.77%) Derivative
4 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Unix
3 9 (17.31%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
2 20 (38.46%) Multithreading
3 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Scrum
5 8 (15.38%) Validation
6 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (11.54%) SDLC
7 5 (9.62%) Code Coverage
7 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.62%) Data Transformation
7 5 (9.62%) MVC
8 4 (7.69%) TDD
9 3 (5.77%) Low Latency
9 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
9 3 (5.77%) Use Case
10 2 (3.85%) Analytics
10 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (57.69%) Java
3 27 (51.92%) SQL
4 22 (42.31%) C
5 19 (36.54%) Perl
6 17 (32.69%) C#
7 11 (21.15%) Python
8 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.85%) Scala
10 2 (3.85%) VC++
11 1 (1.92%) Ada
11 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.92%) Ruby
11 1 (1.92%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.92%) ISO13485
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Telerik
4 3 (5.77%) Sybase
5 2 (3.85%) Google
5 2 (3.85%) Infragistics
5 2 (3.85%) Sun
6 1 (1.92%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.92%) MapR
6 1 (1.92%) Reuters
6 1 (1.92%) Samsung
6 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
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