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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 605 615 621
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 42 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.076% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.081% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £374 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%

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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 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 30 August 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 +2 38 £350 - 27
South East +22 22 £350 - 9
Middlesex -2 11 £350 -
London -16 7 £365 +4.28% 5
Hampshire - 6 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +23 4 £480 +37.14% 5
East of England +16 4 £480 +37.14% 6
South West +10 4 £284 -1.30% 1
South Wales - 4 - -
Wales - 4 - -
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
Croydon - 3 £365 -
Wiltshire +1 2 £278 -8.64%
West Sussex -4 2 - -
Devon - 2 £288 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Exeter - 2 £288 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
North West +10 1 - - 1
Manchester -8 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Chiswick - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 5

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 83 (100.00%) C++
2 51 (61.45%) Linux
3 49 (59.04%) Software Engineering
4 46 (55.42%) C
5 35 (42.17%) SQL
5 35 (42.17%) Unix
5 35 (42.17%) Multithreading
6 29 (34.94%) Java
7 26 (31.33%) Security Cleared
8 22 (26.51%) Oracle
9 21 (25.30%) STL
10 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
10 20 (24.10%) Windows
11 19 (22.89%) Perl
11 19 (22.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (21.69%) UML
13 16 (19.28%) OO
14 15 (18.07%) C#
14 15 (18.07%) Python
15 14 (16.87%) Visual Studio
15 14 (16.87%) Scrum
16 11 (13.25%) Embedded Systems
17 10 (12.05%) Configuration Management
18 9 (10.84%) Eclipse
18 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
19 8 (9.64%) NUnit
19 8 (9.64%) Subversion
19 8 (9.64%) OOD
19 8 (9.64%) Project 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 5 (6.02%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.43%) VoIP
3 6 (7.23%) SNMP
4 5 (6.02%) LDAP
5 3 (3.61%) HTTP
6 2 (2.41%) ASN.1
7 1 (1.20%) DVB
7 1 (1.20%) LAN
7 1 (1.20%) Softphone
7 1 (1.20%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.84%) Eclipse
3 8 (9.64%) NUnit
3 8 (9.64%) Subversion
4 7 (8.43%) ClearCase
4 7 (8.43%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (7.23%) Ant
5 6 (7.23%) CppUnit
5 6 (7.23%) GoogleTest
5 6 (7.23%) StarTeam
6 2 (2.41%) GCC
7 1 (1.20%) FinalBuilder
7 1 (1.20%) JIRA
7 1 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.20%) WiX
General
1 6 (7.23%) Electronics
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Military
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Games
4 3 (3.61%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.30%) STL
2 19 (22.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (9.64%) XML
4 5 (6.02%) .NET
5 4 (4.82%) Swing
6 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.61%) MFC
6 3 (3.61%) Qt
6 3 (3.61%) XSD
7 2 (2.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (2.41%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.20%) FFmpeg
8 1 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.20%) HTML
8 1 (1.20%) HTML5
8 1 (1.20%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.20%) QML
8 1 (1.20%) WCF
8 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.23%) Derivative
3 5 (6.02%) User Experience
4 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.61%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.61%) Interactive TV
4 3 (3.61%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.20%) STB
Operating Systems
1 51 (61.45%) Linux
2 35 (42.17%) Unix
3 20 (24.10%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (59.04%) Software Engineering
2 35 (42.17%) Multithreading
3 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.69%) UML
4 16 (19.28%) OO
5 14 (16.87%) Scrum
6 10 (12.05%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.64%) OOD
7 8 (9.64%) Project Management
8 7 (8.43%) Integration Testing
8 7 (8.43%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (8.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (8.43%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Memory Management
9 6 (7.23%) Requirements Management
9 6 (7.23%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Use Case
10 4 (4.82%) Cross-Platform Development
10 4 (4.82%) TDD
10 4 (4.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C++
2 46 (55.42%) C
3 35 (42.17%) SQL
4 29 (34.94%) Java
5 19 (22.89%) Perl
6 15 (18.07%) C#
6 15 (18.07%) Python
7 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.61%) ANSI C
9 3 (3.61%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.61%) VC++
10 2 (2.41%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.41%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.20%) PHP
11 1 (1.20%) VB
11 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Oracle
2 6 (7.23%) Coverity
3 5 (6.02%) VMware
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.61%) OpenTV
5 2 (2.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.20%) Intel
6 1 (1.20%) QNX
6 1 (1.20%) Telerik
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