The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C++/C# Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++/C# Developer
UK
Rank 533 598 561
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -37
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 58 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.039% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.041% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 24
Median daily rate £620 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.97% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

C++/C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured C++/C# Developer in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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 +78 56 £620 +11.46% 16
London +46 41 £620 +1.22% 5
South West +27 11 £350 +3.70% 3
Bristol - 6 - -
Gloucestershire - 5 £350 - 2
City of London -6 4 £475 -5.00% 1
Scotland +28 2 £320 -
South East +22 2 £500 +100.00% 2
Hampshire +16 2 £500 -
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £350 - 1
Leicester - 2 £400 -
Leicestershire - 2 £400 -
Dunfermline +1 1 £320 -
Fife -1 1 £320 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £513 -
Fareham - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, C++/C# 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++/C# Developer in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) C#
1 86 (100.00%) C++
2 35 (40.70%) Front Office
2 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (34.88%) Java
4 24 (27.91%) Fixed Income
5 22 (25.58%) Python
6 19 (22.09%) Windows
6 19 (22.09%) .NET
7 18 (20.93%) Subversion
7 18 (20.93%) Multithreading
8 17 (19.77%) Linux
9 15 (17.44%) SQL
9 15 (17.44%) SDLC
10 14 (16.28%) OO
11 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
11 13 (15.12%) QA
12 12 (13.95%) WPF
12 12 (13.95%) Derivative
12 12 (13.95%) TDD
12 12 (13.95%) Scrum
12 12 (13.95%) Finance
12 12 (13.95%) Migration
13 11 (12.79%) Quality Management
13 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
13 11 (12.79%) Banking
13 11 (12.79%) Software Testing
13 11 (12.79%) TIBCO
13 11 (12.79%) Rendezvous
13 11 (12.79%) TeamCity

C++/C# 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 4 (4.65%) SAS
2 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.63%) RMDS
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.16%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) DNS
2 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.16%) Network Security
2 1 (1.16%) SNMP
2 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.33%) Big Data
3 2 (2.33%) Tick Data
4 1 (1.16%) KDB
4 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.16%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (20.93%) Subversion
2 11 (12.79%) TeamCity
3 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) Maven
5 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.16%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.16%) WiX
General
1 35 (40.70%) Front Office
2 12 (13.95%) Finance
3 11 (12.79%) Banking
4 8 (9.30%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.81%) Games
6 3 (3.49%) Back Office
7 2 (2.33%) Electronics
7 2 (2.33%) Law
8 1 (1.16%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) .NET
2 12 (13.95%) WPF
3 11 (12.79%) Rendezvous
4 10 (11.63%) WinForms
5 5 (5.81%) HTML
5 5 (5.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.65%) HTML5
6 4 (4.65%) XML
7 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.33%) COM+
8 2 (2.33%) WCF
9 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.16%) DCOM
9 1 (1.16%) Finagle
9 1 (1.16%) jQuery
9 1 (1.16%) JSON
9 1 (1.16%) MFC
9 1 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) Fixed Income
2 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
3 12 (13.95%) Derivative
4 11 (12.79%) Management Information System
5 8 (9.30%) Mathematics
6 7 (8.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (6.98%) Algorithms
8 5 (5.81%) Market Risk
8 5 (5.81%) Physics
9 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
9 3 (3.49%) Data Structures
9 3 (3.49%) Grid Computing
10 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.33%) Equities
10 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
10 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
10 2 (2.33%) Social Gaming
11 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 17 (19.77%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.16%) Unix
5 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.93%) Multithreading
3 15 (17.44%) SDLC
4 14 (16.28%) OO
5 12 (13.95%) Migration
5 12 (13.95%) Scrum
5 12 (13.95%) TDD
6 11 (12.79%) Cross-Platform Development
6 11 (12.79%) Multithreaded Programming
6 11 (12.79%) Quality Management
6 11 (12.79%) Software Testing
7 10 (11.63%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (9.30%) OOD
8 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.14%) Analytics
9 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.14%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.98%) OOP
11 5 (5.81%) Quantitative Finance
11 5 (5.81%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) C#
1 86 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (34.88%) Java
3 22 (25.58%) Python
4 15 (17.44%) SQL
5 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.81%) C
7 4 (4.65%) Apex Code
7 4 (4.65%) Scala
7 4 (4.65%) VC++
8 2 (2.33%) Ruby
8 2 (2.33%) Rust
8 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.16%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.16%) F#
9 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) PhD
2 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) TIBCO
2 10 (11.63%) ION Trading
2 10 (11.63%) Reuters
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle
5 4 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.33%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.33%) DataSynapse
6 2 (2.33%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (2.33%) MapR
7 1 (1.16%) Adobe
7 1 (1.16%) Apple
7 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.16%) Coverity
7 1 (1.16%) Facebook
7 1 (1.16%) Google
7 1 (1.16%) Informatica
7 1 (1.16%) Perforce
7 1 (1.16%) Solace