The first table below looks at the demand for the C++/C# 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++/C# Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++/C# Developer
Rank 571 482 555
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +73
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 16 62 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.13% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.14% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 50 21
Average daily rate £600 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £240
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

C++/C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C++/C# Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++/C# Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++/C# Developer within the UK.

C++/C# Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C++/C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C++/C# Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C++/C# Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++/C# Developer within the UK.

C++/C# Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C++/C# 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++/C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -128 16 £600 +20.00% 10
London -52 13 £600 +9.09% 4
City of London -18 6 £613 +11.36% 1
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
Warwickshire - 2 £325 -
Warwick - 2 £325 -
South West -21 1 - - 5
Somerset - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Ludlow - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -

C++/C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++/C# 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++/C# Developer in their job title.

1 39 (100.00%) C#
1 39 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (58.97%) Front Office
3 15 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (35.90%) Banking
5 13 (33.33%) Derivative
6 12 (30.77%) Python
7 10 (25.64%) Fixed Income
8 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
8 9 (23.08%) Finance
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.08%) .NET
8 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
9 8 (20.51%) Oracle
9 8 (20.51%) XML
9 8 (20.51%) Windows
10 7 (17.95%) Oracle Coherence
11 6 (15.38%) WPF
11 6 (15.38%) DataSynapse
11 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
12 5 (12.82%) Analytics
12 5 (12.82%) Scrum
12 5 (12.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (12.82%) Grid Computing
12 5 (12.82%) STL
13 4 (10.26%) WCF
14 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (7.69%) DevExpress
14 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk
14 3 (7.69%) WinForms

C++/C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++/C# 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++/C# Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (58.97%) Front Office
2 14 (35.90%) Banking
3 9 (23.08%) Finance
3 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 8 (20.51%) XML
3 6 (15.38%) WPF
4 5 (12.82%) STL
5 4 (10.26%) WCF
6 3 (7.69%) WinForms
7 2 (5.13%) Middleware
7 2 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.56%) LINQ
8 1 (2.56%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (33.33%) Derivative
3 10 (25.64%) Fixed Income
4 5 (12.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 5 (12.82%) Grid Computing
5 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk
6 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
7 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 5 (12.82%) Analytics
3 5 (12.82%) Scrum
4 2 (5.13%) OO
4 2 (5.13%) SOA
4 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
4 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Image Processing
5 1 (2.56%) Video Processing
5 1 (2.56%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.56%) Greeks
5 1 (2.56%) TDD
5 1 (2.56%) Logistics
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
1 39 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) PowerHouse
4 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.56%) C++/CLI
5 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) DataSynapse
3 3 (7.69%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.56%) Sophis
4 1 (2.56%) Perforce
4 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
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