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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++/C# Developer
Rank 562 564 524
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -40
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 33 14 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.026% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.028% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 62
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£550 £513 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £438 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £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 -

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
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 22 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 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 26 £550 +7.31% 10
London +29 23 £550 +4.76% 5
City of London +33 6 £550 - 2
South East -1 2 £405 +15.71% 1
Surrey - 2 £405 -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Horsham - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Gateshead - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Street - - - -
Wells - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 47 (100.00%) C#
1 47 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 19 (40.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (36.17%) Oracle
5 15 (31.91%) Derivative
6 14 (29.79%) Finance
6 14 (29.79%) Fixed Income
7 13 (27.66%) Analytics
8 12 (25.53%) WPF
8 12 (25.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 12 (25.53%) STL
8 12 (25.53%) XML
9 11 (23.40%) Windows
9 11 (23.40%) Python
9 11 (23.40%) .NET
10 9 (19.15%) WCF
10 9 (19.15%) Multithreading
11 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
11 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
12 7 (14.89%) Grid Computing
12 7 (14.89%) WinForms
12 7 (14.89%) Front Office
13 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (12.77%) Banking
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.77%) Web Application Development
14 5 (10.64%) Greeks
14 5 (10.64%) Scrum
14 5 (10.64%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (8.51%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) JIRA
3 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.13%) NUnit
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Front Office
3 6 (12.77%) Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) WPF
1 12 (25.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 12 (25.53%) STL
1 12 (25.53%) XML
2 11 (23.40%) .NET
3 9 (19.15%) WCF
4 7 (14.89%) WinForms
5 3 (6.38%) REST
5 3 (6.38%) Rendezvous
5 3 (6.38%) MFC
6 2 (4.26%) Web Services
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.26%) Middleware
7 1 (2.13%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.13%) LINQ
7 1 (2.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.13%) WSDL
7 1 (2.13%) CSS
7 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (31.91%) Derivative
3 14 (29.79%) Fixed Income
4 7 (14.89%) Grid Computing
5 3 (6.38%) Credit Risk
6 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Analytics
2 9 (19.15%) Multithreading
3 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Web Application Development
5 5 (10.64%) Greeks
5 5 (10.64%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (6.38%) OO
7 2 (4.26%) OOD
7 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.26%) TDD
8 1 (2.13%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.13%) MVVM
8 1 (2.13%) BDD
8 1 (2.13%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Logistics
8 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
1 47 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 11 (23.40%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) C++/CLI
4 3 (6.38%) VC++
5 2 (4.26%) C
6 1 (2.13%) VB6
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.13%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) DataSynapse
2 3 (6.38%) 29West
2 3 (6.38%) Perforce
2 3 (6.38%) Reuters
2 3 (6.38%) Bloomberg
2 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.13%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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