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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++/C# Developer
Rank 567 574 552
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 37 13 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.025% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.027% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 43
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £410 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £670 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-30.71% +7.69%
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
52574 48917 53715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32287 29427 30052
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2054 2082 2685
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -4 30 £550 +4.76% 10
London +34 28 £550 -4.34% 4
City of London +38 11 £550 -2.22%
South East -13 2 £405 +15.71% 3
Surrey - 2 £405 - 2
Guildford - 1 £400 - 1
Horsham - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Gateshead - - - - 1
Gloucester - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
East of England - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Street - - - -
Wells - - - -

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 50 (100.00%) C#
1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (52.00%) SQL
3 21 (42.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (36.00%) Oracle
4 18 (36.00%) Derivative
5 17 (34.00%) Fixed Income
6 16 (32.00%) Finance
6 16 (32.00%) STL
6 16 (32.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (24.00%) .NET
8 12 (24.00%) XML
8 12 (24.00%) Windows
8 12 (24.00%) WPF
9 11 (22.00%) Analytics
9 11 (22.00%) Python
10 10 (20.00%) Grid Computing
10 10 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
11 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
12 8 (16.00%) WCF
13 7 (14.00%) Web Application Development
13 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.00%) WinForms
13 7 (14.00%) Front Office
14 6 (12.00%) Banking
15 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
15 5 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 5 (10.00%) Greeks

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (8.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Front Office
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) STL
1 16 (32.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (24.00%) XML
2 12 (24.00%) .NET
2 12 (24.00%) WPF
3 8 (16.00%) WCF
4 7 (14.00%) WinForms
5 3 (6.00%) Rendezvous
5 3 (6.00%) REST
5 3 (6.00%) MFC
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware
7 1 (2.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.00%) WSDL
7 1 (2.00%) CSS
7 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (36.00%) Derivative
3 17 (34.00%) Fixed Income
4 10 (20.00%) Grid Computing
5 5 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (8.00%) Credit Risk
7 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Analytics
3 10 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Web Application Development
6 5 (10.00%) Greeks
7 4 (8.00%) Scrum
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.00%) OO
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (4.00%) OOD
10 1 (2.00%) SOA
10 1 (2.00%) MVC
10 1 (2.00%) TDD
10 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.00%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 1 (2.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C#
1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (52.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) C++/CLI
4 3 (6.00%) VC++
5 2 (4.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) 29West
2 3 (6.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (6.00%) Reuters
2 3 (6.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (6.00%) Perforce
3 1 (2.00%) DataSynapse
3 1 (2.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 19 days ago
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Venn Group - UK
Rate: 550-600 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago