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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++/C# Developer
Rank 570 612 592
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -20
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 50 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.081% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.086% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 37
Median daily rate £620 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £628 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £250
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.25 -

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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 +15 49 £620 +24.00% 22
London -2 34 £638 +21.42% 8
South West +18 10 £350 -12.50% 4
Gloucestershire +6 5 £350 - 3
Bristol - 5 - -
South East +19 3 £340 -32.00% 5
East Midlands -2 2 £400 -
City of London -6 2 £735 +27.82% 3
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £350 - 1
Leicester - 2 £400 -
Leicestershire - 2 £400 -
Hampshire +25 1 £330 - 1
Scotland +14 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf +4 1 £513 -
Hook +3 1 £330 -
Oxfordshire -11 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £350 -

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 98 (100.00%) C#
1 98 (100.00%) C++
2 42 (42.86%) Java
3 38 (38.78%) Front Office
4 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (30.61%) Python
6 20 (20.41%) TDD
7 19 (19.39%) Fixed Income
8 18 (18.37%) TIBCO
8 18 (18.37%) Rendezvous
8 18 (18.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (17.35%) Windows
9 17 (17.35%) Electronic Trading
10 16 (16.33%) Multithreading
10 16 (16.33%) OO
10 16 (16.33%) .NET
11 15 (15.31%) Scrum
12 14 (14.29%) Subversion
12 14 (14.29%) SQL
12 14 (14.29%) Low Latency
13 13 (13.27%) High Availability
13 13 (13.27%) Linux
13 13 (13.27%) Banking
14 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
14 12 (12.24%) Finance
15 11 (11.22%) Derivative
15 11 (11.22%) SDLC
16 10 (10.20%) Ultra Messaging
16 10 (10.20%) Informatica
16 10 (10.20%) WinForms

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 (4.08%) SAS
2 2 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.04%) IIS
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) RMDS
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.06%) SNMP
2 3 (3.06%) VoIP
3 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.04%) Big Data
3 2 (2.04%) Tick Data
4 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.02%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.02%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (14.29%) Subversion
2 9 (9.18%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.16%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.06%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.06%) StarTeam
5 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.04%) JIRA
5 2 (2.04%) NUnit
6 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.02%) FxCop
6 1 (1.02%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.02%) Maven
6 1 (1.02%) NuGet
6 1 (1.02%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.02%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.02%) WiX
General
1 38 (38.78%) Front Office
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
3 12 (12.24%) Finance
4 8 (8.16%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.10%) Games
6 3 (3.06%) Back Office
7 2 (2.04%) Electronics
7 2 (2.04%) Law
8 1 (1.02%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.37%) Rendezvous
2 16 (16.33%) .NET
3 10 (10.20%) Ultra Messaging
3 10 (10.20%) WinForms
4 9 (9.18%) WPF
5 7 (7.14%) HTML
6 5 (5.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (4.08%) HTML5
7 4 (4.08%) XML
8 3 (3.06%) WCF
9 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.04%) JSON
10 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.02%) DCOM
10 1 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.02%) jQuery
10 1 (1.02%) MFC
10 1 (1.02%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (1.02%) SOAP
10 1 (1.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Fixed Income
2 18 (18.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (11.22%) Derivative
4 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
5 8 (8.16%) Mathematics
6 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 6 (6.12%) Market Risk
8 5 (5.10%) Algorithms
8 5 (5.10%) Grid Computing
8 5 (5.10%) Physics
9 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
9 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
10 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
10 2 (2.04%) Social Gaming
11 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
11 1 (1.02%) Equities
11 1 (1.02%) Fintech
11 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) Windows
2 13 (13.27%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) Android
4 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.04%) Unix
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.41%) TDD
3 17 (17.35%) Electronic Trading
4 16 (16.33%) Multithreading
4 16 (16.33%) OO
5 15 (15.31%) Scrum
6 14 (14.29%) Low Latency
7 13 (13.27%) High Availability
8 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
9 11 (11.22%) SDLC
10 10 (10.20%) Multithreaded Programming
11 8 (8.16%) Migration
11 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
12 7 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.14%) Cross-Platform Development
12 7 (7.14%) OOD
12 7 (7.14%) Quality Management
12 7 (7.14%) Software Testing
13 6 (6.12%) Analytics
13 6 (6.12%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) C#
1 98 (100.00%) C++
2 42 (42.86%) Java
3 30 (30.61%) Python
4 14 (14.29%) SQL
5 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.12%) C
7 4 (4.08%) VC++
8 3 (3.06%) Scala
9 2 (2.04%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.04%) Ruby
9 2 (2.04%) Rust
9 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.02%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.02%) Go
10 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.02%) Perl
10 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) TIBCO
2 10 (10.20%) Informatica
3 8 (8.16%) ION Trading
3 8 (8.16%) Reuters
4 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.10%) Oracle
6 3 (3.06%) Coverity
7 2 (2.04%) DataSynapse
7 2 (2.04%) MapR
7 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.02%) Adobe
8 1 (1.02%) Apple
8 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.02%) Facebook
8 1 (1.02%) Google
8 1 (1.02%) Perforce
8 1 (1.02%) Solace
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