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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++/C# Developer
Rank 566 592 556
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -36
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 62 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.042% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.045% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 16
Average daily rate
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£600 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £243 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £243 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 July 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 14 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 July 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 +16 62 £600 - 16
London +34 49 £600 - 6
City of London +2 11 £575 +17.94% 1
South East - 5 £300 - 4
South West - 4 £288 - 2
Middlesex - 4 £270 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £279 -
East of England +3 2 £350 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £375 - 3
North West - 2 £375 - 3
Wiltshire - 1 £388 -
Hampshire - 1 £330 -
Chester - 1 £350 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 111 (100.00%) C#
1 111 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (45.05%) Windows
3 43 (38.74%) Front Office
3 43 (38.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (34.23%) Multithreading
5 33 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (27.93%) Banking
7 30 (27.03%) .NET
8 29 (26.13%) Oracle
9 28 (25.23%) Fixed Income
10 27 (24.32%) Linux
11 25 (22.52%) Low Latency
12 20 (18.02%) STL
12 20 (18.02%) Web Services
13 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
14 18 (16.22%) SQL
14 18 (16.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 18 (16.22%) Subversion
14 18 (16.22%) TDD
14 18 (16.22%) Investment Banking
15 17 (15.32%) Visual Studio
15 17 (15.32%) Scrum
16 16 (14.41%) Finance
16 16 (14.41%) Java
16 16 (14.41%) NUnit
16 16 (14.41%) WCF
17 15 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (13.51%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (6.31%) IIS
2 6 (5.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) SSL
2 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 15 (13.51%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.80%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Subversion
2 17 (15.32%) Visual Studio
3 16 (14.41%) NUnit
4 2 (1.80%) JIRA
4 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
General
1 43 (38.74%) Front Office
2 31 (27.93%) Banking
3 18 (16.22%) Investment Banking
4 16 (14.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.03%) .NET
2 20 (18.02%) STL
2 20 (18.02%) Web Services
3 18 (16.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 16 (14.41%) WCF
5 15 (13.51%) Middleware
6 8 (7.21%) XML
7 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET
7 7 (6.31%) HTML
7 7 (6.31%) SignalR
7 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (5.41%) HTML5
8 6 (5.41%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.41%) Rendezvous
9 5 (4.50%) WPF
10 4 (3.60%) WinForms
11 3 (2.70%) MFC
12 2 (1.80%) JSON
13 1 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
13 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (38.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 33 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (25.23%) Fixed Income
4 12 (10.81%) Derivative
5 6 (5.41%) PKI
5 6 (5.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.90%) Physics
6 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.90%) Equities
6 1 (0.90%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.05%) Windows
2 27 (24.32%) Linux
3 3 (2.70%) Windows CE
3 3 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Multithreading
2 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.52%) Low Latency
4 18 (16.22%) TDD
5 17 (15.32%) Scrum
6 15 (13.51%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.21%) Migration
8 7 (6.31%) OO
9 6 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.60%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (3.60%) Analytics
11 2 (1.80%) BDD
11 2 (1.80%) Test Automation
11 2 (1.80%) UML
11 2 (1.80%) Configuration Management
11 2 (1.80%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.80%) Validation
12 1 (0.90%) OOP
12 1 (0.90%) SOA
12 1 (0.90%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) C#
1 111 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (16.22%) SQL
3 16 (14.41%) Java
4 7 (6.31%) C
5 4 (3.60%) VC++
6 3 (2.70%) R
7 2 (1.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) Oracle
2 7 (6.31%) TIBCO
3 6 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.90%) Murex
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