The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++/C# Developer
Rank 549 567 502
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -65
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 58 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.028% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.031% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 37
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£625 £588 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £294 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £648 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 12 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 22 May 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 +18 58 £625 +4.16% 6
London +33 50 £669 +10.30% 2
City of London +11 6 £638 -
West Midlands -9 2 £306 -5.76%
Warwickshire -1 1 £313 -3.84%
Warwick -4 1 £313 -3.84%
Middlesex - 1 £270 -
Coventry - 1 £300 -
Leeds - 1 £270 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £270 -
Yorkshire - 1 £270 -
South East - 1 £270 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 83 (100.00%) C#
1 83 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (38.55%) Windows
3 31 (37.35%) Front Office
3 31 (37.35%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (32.53%) Multithreading
6 25 (30.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (27.71%) Java
8 22 (26.51%) .NET
9 21 (25.30%) Banking
10 19 (22.89%) Oracle
10 19 (22.89%) Fixed Income
11 18 (21.69%) Linux
11 18 (21.69%) OO
11 18 (21.69%) Derivative
11 18 (21.69%) Low Latency
12 17 (20.48%) Visual Studio
13 15 (18.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 15 (18.07%) Subversion
14 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
14 14 (16.87%) Python
15 13 (15.66%) STL
15 13 (15.66%) Scrum
15 13 (15.66%) NUnit
16 12 (14.46%) Investment Banking
16 12 (14.46%) TDD
16 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
16 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (6.02%) MQSeries
1 5 (6.02%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) SSL
2 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.41%) MQTT
3 2 (2.41%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Visual Studio
2 15 (18.07%) Subversion
3 13 (15.66%) NUnit
4 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.41%) JIRA
General
1 31 (37.35%) Front Office
2 21 (25.30%) Banking
3 12 (14.46%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.84%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) .NET
2 15 (18.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (15.66%) STL
4 12 (14.46%) Middleware
5 11 (13.25%) Web Services
6 9 (10.84%) WCF
7 7 (8.43%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.02%) HTML5
8 5 (6.02%) SignalR
8 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.02%) HTML
8 5 (6.02%) Rendezvous
9 3 (3.61%) XML
10 2 (2.41%) WinForms
10 2 (2.41%) Ultra Messaging
10 2 (2.41%) WebSockets
10 2 (2.41%) WPF
10 2 (2.41%) JSON
11 1 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.35%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (30.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (22.89%) Fixed Income
4 18 (21.69%) Derivative
5 6 (7.23%) PKI
6 4 (4.82%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.41%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.20%) Physics
8 1 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.20%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.55%) Windows
2 18 (21.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) Multithreading
3 18 (21.69%) OO
3 18 (21.69%) Low Latency
4 13 (15.66%) Scrum
5 12 (14.46%) TDD
5 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
6 11 (13.25%) OOP
7 5 (6.02%) Migration
8 4 (4.82%) Analytics
9 3 (3.61%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.41%) UML
10 2 (2.41%) Test Automation
11 1 (1.20%) Fund Management
11 1 (1.20%) Electronic Trading
11 1 (1.20%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C#
1 83 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (27.71%) Java
3 14 (16.87%) Python
4 10 (12.05%) SQL
5 6 (7.23%) VC++
6 4 (4.82%) C
7 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.41%) IronPython
8 1 (1.20%) R
8 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
1 2 (2.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (22.89%) Oracle
2 7 (8.43%) TIBCO
3 5 (6.02%) IBM
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.20%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.20%) Murex
5 1 (1.20%) Reuters
5 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
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