The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Developer
Rank 581 582 544
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -38
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.012% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%

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
50807 49213 43153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30874 29577 24780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2026 2213
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

C++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 March 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 7 £375 +20.00% 23
South East -29 4 £363 -12.12% 3
Horsham - 2 £325 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £325 - 1
Surrey +4 1 £500 +33.33% 2
Hampshire -7 1 £350 -22.22%
Warwick - 1 £313 -
London - 1 £450 - 4
Warwickshire - 1 £313 -
Gloucester - 1 £500 - 1
Guildford - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 £500 - 8
East of England - 1 - - 6
Gloucestershire - 1 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £313 -
Farnborough - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 2

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++ Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Software Developer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) UNIX
4 9 (37.50%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
6 7 (29.17%) STL
7 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.83%) VC++
7 5 (20.83%) OOD
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Banking
8 4 (16.67%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) Python
8 4 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (16.67%) MFC
9 3 (12.50%) C
9 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (12.50%) Degree
9 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.50%) Low Latency
9 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.33%) Relational Database

C++ Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++ Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) Maya
1 1 (4.17%) 3ds Max
1 1 (4.17%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) Modbus
2 2 (8.33%) MQTT
2 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) IPv4
3 1 (4.17%) IPv6
3 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.17%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) Xcode
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) GCC
2 1 (4.17%) GDB
2 1 (4.17%) GoogleTest
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) STL
2 4 (16.67%) MFC
3 3 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (8.33%) WebSockets
4 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
5 1 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Spread Betting
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Physics
3 1 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.17%) Kinect
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (4.17%) BeagleBone
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) UNIX
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) AIX
3 2 (8.33%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Windows CE
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 8 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 5 (20.83%) OOD
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 2 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) Image Processing
6 1 (4.17%) Game Development
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Business Development
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) VC++
3 4 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) C
5 2 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) IronPython
6 1 (4.17%) Lua
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) Cognizant
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
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