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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++/C# Developer
Rank 569 555 507
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -48
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 21 18 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.035% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.038% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 61
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £478 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-26.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50446 47302 53477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.50% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30538 27736 29864
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2115 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 -4 16 £588 +17.50% 7
London +8 15 £600 +20.00% 3
City of London +25 3 £550 -8.33% 3
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Street - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
Gloucester - - - -

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (45.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (40.00%) SQL
4 15 (37.50%) Derivative
5 14 (35.00%) Finance
6 13 (32.50%) Fixed Income
7 12 (30.00%) Oracle
7 12 (30.00%) STL
7 12 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (30.00%) Analytics
8 11 (27.50%) Front Office
9 10 (25.00%) XML
9 10 (25.00%) .NET
10 9 (22.50%) Windows
10 9 (22.50%) Python
10 9 (22.50%) WPF
11 7 (17.50%) WCF
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.50%) WinForms
11 7 (17.50%) Banking
12 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
12 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
12 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
12 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
13 5 (12.50%) Grid Computing
14 4 (10.00%) Scrum
14 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
14 4 (10.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (7.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Front Office
3 7 (17.50%) Banking
4 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) STL
1 12 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (25.00%) XML
2 10 (25.00%) .NET
3 9 (22.50%) WPF
4 7 (17.50%) WCF
4 7 (17.50%) WinForms
5 3 (7.50%) Rendezvous
5 3 (7.50%) MFC
6 2 (5.00%) Middleware
6 2 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.50%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.50%) LINQ
7 1 (2.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (2.50%) HTML
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (37.50%) Derivative
3 13 (32.50%) Fixed Income
4 5 (12.50%) Grid Computing
5 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Analytics
2 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (10.00%) Scrum
3 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (7.50%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (7.50%) OO
5 2 (5.00%) TDD
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) OOD
5 2 (5.00%) Greeks
5 2 (5.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (2.50%) MVVM
6 1 (2.50%) BDD
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) C++/CLI
4 3 (7.50%) VC++
4 3 (7.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) DataSynapse
3 3 (7.50%) 29West
3 3 (7.50%) TIBCO
3 3 (7.50%) Reuters
3 3 (7.50%) Bloomberg
3 3 (7.50%) Perforce
4 1 (2.50%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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