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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 603 590 610
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 24 47 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.086% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.091% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 20
Median daily rate £375 £394 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £312 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £448 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £393
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £36.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 £38.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +5.88%

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -19 24 £375 +1.69% 35
South East +6 13 £375 +7.14% 4
Middlesex -1 6 £375 +7.14%
South West +12 5 - - 4
London -12 4 £625 +35.13% 9
Hampshire +17 3 - - 1
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Surrey +19 2 - - 2
Gloucestershire +5 2 - - 2
East Midlands -5 2 £200 -27.27% 2
Somerset - 2 - -
Yeovil - 2 - -
Berkshire +7 1 £325 -23.52%
Nottingham -2 1 £200 -27.27% 1
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £200 -27.27% 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £650 - 4
Slough - 1 £325 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 62 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (53.23%) Linux
3 30 (48.39%) SQL
3 30 (48.39%) Software Engineering
4 29 (46.77%) Java
5 27 (43.55%) Multithreading
6 25 (40.32%) C
6 25 (40.32%) Unix
7 23 (37.10%) C#
8 17 (27.42%) STL
8 17 (27.42%) Windows
9 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
9 16 (25.81%) Oracle
9 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
10 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (24.19%) Perl
11 14 (22.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
12 13 (20.97%) Python
13 11 (17.74%) Scrum
14 10 (16.13%) Eclipse
15 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
15 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
15 8 (12.90%) .NET
16 7 (11.29%) MFC
16 7 (11.29%) XML
16 7 (11.29%) UML
16 7 (11.29%) Validation
17 6 (9.68%) OO
17 6 (9.68%) Client/Server

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 (4.84%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.61%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.45%) LAN
2 4 (6.45%) VoIP
3 3 (4.84%) LDAP
3 3 (4.84%) SNMP
4 1 (1.61%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 10 (16.13%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.06%) NUnit
3 5 (8.06%) Subversion
4 4 (6.45%) JIRA
4 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.84%) Ant
5 3 (4.84%) ClearCase
5 3 (4.84%) CppUnit
5 3 (4.84%) GoogleTest
5 3 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (4.84%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (6.45%) Electronics
2 3 (4.84%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.84%) Games
2 3 (4.84%) Military
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Front Office
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) STL
2 14 (22.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (12.90%) .NET
4 7 (11.29%) MFC
4 7 (11.29%) XML
5 5 (8.06%) XML Messaging
6 4 (6.45%) WCF
7 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.23%) HTML
8 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.61%) FFmpeg
8 1 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.61%) HTML5
8 1 (1.61%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.61%) Swing
8 1 (1.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.06%) Replication
3 4 (6.45%) Derivative
4 3 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Linux
2 25 (40.32%) Unix
3 17 (27.42%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 27 (43.55%) Multithreading
3 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.74%) Scrum
5 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.29%) UML
6 7 (11.29%) Validation
7 6 (9.68%) MVC
7 6 (9.68%) OO
8 5 (8.06%) Code Coverage
8 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.45%) Data Transformation
9 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
9 4 (6.45%) Multithreaded Programming
9 4 (6.45%) OOD
9 4 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) SDLC
9 4 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (48.39%) SQL
3 29 (46.77%) Java
4 25 (40.32%) C
5 23 (37.10%) C#
6 15 (24.19%) Perl
7 13 (20.97%) Python
8 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.23%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.23%) VC++
10 1 (1.61%) Ada
10 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.61%) Ruby
10 1 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Telerik
4 3 (4.84%) Coverity
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) Intel
5 1 (1.61%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.61%) MapR
5 1 (1.61%) Reuters
5 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
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