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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++/C# Developer
UK
Rank 549 609 572
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -37
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 48 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.038% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.041% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 31
Median daily rate £620 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £310 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £640 £735
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 - -

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
42416 49363 49659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 95.02% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27693 31769 30532
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1656 1924
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 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 16 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 26 February 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 +58 47 £620 +3.33% 31
London +46 39 £620 -0.80% 10
South East +20 4 £424 +69.50% 7
South West +9 4 - - 3
City of London +4 3 £475 - 4
Hampshire - 3 £424 - 1
Somerset - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 - -
Yeovil - 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf -3 1 £513 +10.21%
Fife - 1 £320 -
Scotland - 1 £320 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Dunfermline - 1 £320 -
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £348 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 96 (100.00%) C#
1 96 (100.00%) C++
2 45 (46.88%) Front Office
3 42 (43.75%) Java
4 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (34.38%) Fixed Income
6 32 (33.33%) Python
7 23 (23.96%) Subversion
8 22 (22.92%) Linux
9 21 (21.88%) Windows
10 18 (18.75%) Finance
10 18 (18.75%) Computer Science
10 18 (18.75%) QA
10 18 (18.75%) SDLC
11 17 (17.71%) Migration
11 17 (17.71%) .NET
12 16 (16.67%) Quality Management
12 16 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 16 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 16 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
12 16 (16.67%) TeamCity
12 16 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
13 15 (15.63%) Multithreading
13 15 (15.63%) SQL
14 14 (14.58%) OO
14 14 (14.58%) TIBCO
14 14 (14.58%) Rendezvous
15 13 (13.54%) Derivative
16 12 (12.50%) Mathematics
17 11 (11.46%) WPF

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 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (3.13%) SAS
3 2 (2.08%) DataSynapse
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.42%) RMDS
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.04%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (1.04%) GitHub
2 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) DNS
2 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.08%) MySQL
2 2 (2.08%) Tick Data
3 1 (1.04%) Big Data
3 1 (1.04%) KDB
3 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Subversion
2 16 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.13%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.13%) JIRA
5 2 (2.08%) ERwin
5 2 (2.08%) Log4Net
5 2 (2.08%) NUnit
5 2 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.04%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 45 (46.88%) Front Office
2 18 (18.75%) Finance
3 10 (10.42%) Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.17%) Games
6 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.08%) Electronics
6 2 (2.08%) Law
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) .NET
2 14 (14.58%) Rendezvous
3 11 (11.46%) WPF
4 10 (10.42%) WinForms
5 5 (5.21%) XML
6 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.08%) COM+
8 2 (2.08%) DOM
8 2 (2.08%) HTML
8 2 (2.08%) HTML5
8 2 (2.08%) JiBX
8 2 (2.08%) JSP
8 2 (2.08%) MFC
8 2 (2.08%) SOAP
9 1 (1.04%) DCOM
9 1 (1.04%) Spring
9 1 (1.04%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (34.38%) Fixed Income
2 18 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 16 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 13 (13.54%) Derivative
5 11 (11.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (5.21%) Market Risk
7 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.17%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.08%) Equities
8 2 (2.08%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.08%) Social Gaming
8 2 (2.08%) User Experience
9 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.04%) iPhone
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Linux
2 21 (21.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) Android
3 2 (2.08%) Solaris
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.04%) Unix
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.75%) SDLC
3 17 (17.71%) Migration
4 16 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
4 16 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
4 16 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 16 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 15 (15.63%) Multithreading
6 14 (14.58%) OO
7 12 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 11 (11.46%) Multithreaded Programming
9 9 (9.38%) Scrum
10 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.29%) High Availability
11 7 (7.29%) Low Latency
11 7 (7.29%) Risk Management
11 7 (7.29%) TDD
12 6 (6.25%) Analytics
12 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.21%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) C#
1 96 (100.00%) C++
2 42 (43.75%) Java
3 32 (33.33%) Python
4 15 (15.63%) SQL
5 9 (9.38%) C
6 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.17%) Apex Code
7 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.17%) Perl
7 4 (4.17%) VC++
8 3 (3.13%) Scala
9 2 (2.08%) Ada
9 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.08%) Rust
9 2 (2.08%) VBA
10 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.04%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) IFRS
2 1 (1.04%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) TIBCO
2 10 (10.42%) ION Trading
2 10 (10.42%) Reuters
3 7 (7.29%) Oracle
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.17%) Sybase
6 2 (2.08%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.08%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (2.08%) Google
6 2 (2.08%) Infragistics
6 2 (2.08%) Sun
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe
7 1 (1.04%) Apple
7 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.04%) Facebook
7 1 (1.04%) MapR
7 1 (1.04%) Solace
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