The table below looks at the statistics for the C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Java Developer
Rank 604 563 557
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -6
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 15 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.075% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.079% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 13
Average daily rate £450 £588 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.40% +30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £424 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £379 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.73% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

C++/Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++/Java Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++/Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C++/Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++/Java Developer within the UK.

C++/Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C++/Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

C++/Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C++/Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++/Java Developer within the UK.

C++/Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C++/Java Developer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -22 15 £450 -23.40% 12
Essex - 5 £450 -
East of England - 5 £450 -
South West +4 3 £550 - 3
South East +3 3 £300 -26.82%
London -36 3 £475 -19.14% 8
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £300 -26.82%
Milton Keynes +8 2 £300 -26.82%
Gloucestershire +5 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Basildon - 1 - -
Templecombe - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1

C++/Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in their job title.

1 46 (100.00%) C++
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) C#
2 13 (28.26%) Unix
3 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 12 (26.09%) XML
3 12 (26.09%) Python
4 11 (23.91%) HTML
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) CSS
5 9 (19.57%) Web Services
6 8 (17.39%) XHTML
6 8 (17.39%) Scrum
6 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
7 7 (15.22%) Android
7 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
7 7 (15.22%) Android Development
7 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
7 7 (15.22%) C
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle
8 6 (13.04%) Windows
8 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
8 6 (13.04%) EPoS
8 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
8 6 (13.04%) REST
9 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
9 5 (10.87%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) GlassFish
1 4 (8.70%) JBoss
1 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 4 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
1 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MetaTrader
1 1 (2.17%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) 2G
1 2 (4.35%) 3G
1 2 (4.35%) H.323
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) LTE
2 1 (2.17%) 4G
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.17%) SNMP
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) Telnet
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.52%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) Redis
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.87%) Ant
2 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 5 (10.87%) Subversion
3 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.52%) AccuRev
4 3 (6.52%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.17%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.17%) Clang
6 1 (2.17%) Gradle
6 1 (2.17%) Hudson
6 1 (2.17%) Xcode
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Legal
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Front Office
5 1 (2.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) XML
2 11 (23.91%) HTML
3 9 (19.57%) CSS
3 9 (19.57%) Web Services
4 8 (17.39%) XHTML
5 6 (13.04%) REST
6 5 (10.87%) .NET
6 5 (10.87%) Spring
7 4 (8.70%) Ajax
7 4 (8.70%) EclipseLink
7 4 (8.70%) Java SE
7 4 (8.70%) JAX-RS
7 4 (8.70%) JAX-WS
7 4 (8.70%) JPA
7 4 (8.70%) JSR 170
7 4 (8.70%) SAML
7 4 (8.70%) SOAP
7 4 (8.70%) Spring MVC
7 4 (8.70%) Struts
7 4 (8.70%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) EPoS
3 5 (10.87%) User Experience
4 4 (8.70%) Clustering
4 4 (8.70%) Replication
5 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.35%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.17%) Derivative
7 1 (2.17%) EMV
7 1 (2.17%) Exotic Derivative
7 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Unix
2 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) Android
4 6 (13.04%) Windows
5 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
6 4 (8.70%) Solaris
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) Scrum
3 7 (15.22%) Android Development
4 5 (10.87%) iOS Development
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.87%) TDD
5 4 (8.70%) B2C
5 4 (8.70%) BDD
5 4 (8.70%) CRM
5 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.70%) Information Management
5 4 (8.70%) MVC
5 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.70%) User Stories
5 4 (8.70%) Web Development
6 3 (6.52%) Line Management
6 3 (6.52%) OO
7 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C++
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) C#
2 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) Python
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.22%) C
5 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
6 5 (10.87%) Objective-C
7 4 (8.70%) Ruby
8 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.52%) VC++
9 2 (4.35%) Erlang
9 2 (4.35%) Perl
9 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) FedRAMP
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Varnish
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Sun
3 2 (4.35%) Greenplum
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Akamai
4 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.17%) Huawei
4 1 (2.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.17%) Nortel
4 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
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