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 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++/Java Developer
Rank 551 558 504
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -54
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 28 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.012% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.013% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 12
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£588 £375 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £498 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -16.66%
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
47948 46300 40780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.45% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 27479 23389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1938 2165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 March 2015.

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 21 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 March 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 +12 28 £588 +56.66% 6
London +21 25 £588 +56.66% 3
City of London - 11 £588 -
East of England - 1 £280 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Esher - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - -

C++/Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) C++
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) C#
2 21 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 19 (45.24%) Front Office
4 17 (40.48%) Linux
5 13 (30.95%) Grid Computing
6 12 (28.57%) Finance
7 10 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (21.43%) Python
9 8 (19.05%) C
9 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
10 7 (16.67%) Degree
10 7 (16.67%) Low Latency
10 7 (16.67%) Oracle
10 7 (16.67%) Web Services
10 7 (16.67%) Windows
10 7 (16.67%) Banking
10 7 (16.67%) Middleware
11 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
11 6 (14.29%) Scrum
11 6 (14.29%) XML
11 6 (14.29%) JBoss
11 6 (14.29%) JUnit
11 6 (14.29%) JAX-RS
11 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.38%) Jetty
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JUnit
2 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (45.24%) Front Office
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
3 7 (16.67%) Banking
4 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
1 7 (16.67%) Middleware
2 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 6 (14.29%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) JAX-RS
3 5 (11.90%) JPA
3 5 (11.90%) EJB 3.0
3 5 (11.90%) PrimeFaces
3 5 (11.90%) J2EE
3 5 (11.90%) EJB
3 5 (11.90%) JAXB
3 5 (11.90%) Rendezvous
3 5 (11.90%) JSF
4 4 (9.52%) JNI
5 1 (2.38%) WPF
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (2.38%) Guice
5 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Grid Computing
2 10 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (11.90%) Equities
4 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.14%) Open Source
4 3 (7.14%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Derivative
6 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
6 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) Workflow
6 5 (11.90%) TDD
7 4 (9.52%) Business Transformation
7 4 (9.52%) Market Making
7 4 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (9.52%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (7.14%) OOP
9 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.38%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C++
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) C#
3 19 (45.24%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) Python
5 8 (19.05%) C
6 3 (7.14%) Perl
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) Lua
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) VC++
8 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) TIBCO
3 4 (9.52%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.38%) Rogue Wave
4 1 (2.38%) Sun
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat