The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had C++/Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Java Developer
UK
Rank 563 624 583
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -41
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 38 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.023% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.025% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 31
Median daily rate £525 £450 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £363 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £510 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £450 £348
% change year-on-year
-16.38% +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-28.18% -

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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 1546 1624 1914
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 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

C++/Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured C++/Java Developer in the job title.

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 27 February 2017.

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 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++/Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +38 38 £525 +16.66% 18
London +42 25 £550 +15.78% 7
South East +25 7 £408 - 3
South West 0 4 - - 4
Hampshire - 4 £348 -
Portsmouth - 4 £348 -
Oxford +4 3 £410 - 2
Oxfordshire -3 3 £410 - 2
Somerset +3 2 - - 1
East of England -7 2 £325 -27.77% 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £325 - 3
Yeovil - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 £325 - 2
Bristol - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £513 -
City of London - 1 £525 -

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) C++
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (50.00%) C#
3 31 (43.06%) Linux
4 23 (31.94%) OO
5 22 (30.56%) SQL
5 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (26.39%) Banking
6 19 (26.39%) Finance
7 17 (23.61%) Unix
8 16 (22.22%) XML
8 16 (22.22%) .NET
9 15 (20.83%) Oracle
10 12 (16.67%) Investment Banking
10 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.67%) Windows
10 12 (16.67%) Python
11 11 (15.28%) STL
11 11 (15.28%) C
11 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
11 11 (15.28%) Release Management
11 11 (15.28%) Electronic Trading
12 10 (13.89%) SDLC
12 10 (13.89%) Front Office
12 10 (13.89%) HTML
12 10 (13.89%) Web Services
12 10 (13.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
13 9 (12.50%) UML
13 9 (12.50%) Perl

C++/Java 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 3 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.78%) SAS
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.78%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Google App Engine
1 3 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (4.17%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.78%) Heroku
3 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) MySQL
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) KDB
3 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.78%) OLTP
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.78%) Tick Data
5 1 (1.39%) Kdb+
5 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 8 (11.11%) JIRA
3 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.78%) Gradle
6 2 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.78%) Subversion
6 2 (2.78%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.39%) Maven
General
1 19 (26.39%) Banking
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 10 (13.89%) Front Office
4 5 (6.94%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) .NET
1 16 (22.22%) XML
2 11 (15.28%) STL
3 10 (13.89%) HTML
3 10 (13.89%) Web Services
4 9 (12.50%) CSS
5 8 (11.11%) XSLT
6 7 (9.72%) EJB
6 7 (9.72%) J2EE
6 7 (9.72%) JSP
6 7 (9.72%) MFC
6 7 (9.72%) Swing
6 7 (9.72%) XML Messaging
6 7 (9.72%) XML Schema
7 6 (8.33%) WCF
8 5 (6.94%) REST
9 3 (4.17%) Dropwizard
9 3 (4.17%) HTML5
9 3 (4.17%) JSON
10 2 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (12.50%) Equities
3 7 (9.72%) Client/Server
4 6 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.33%) Replication
5 5 (6.94%) Derivative
5 5 (6.94%) Fixed Income
6 4 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (5.56%) User Experience
7 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.17%) Market Risk
7 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) Unix
3 12 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (4.17%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) OO
2 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.28%) Electronic Trading
3 11 (15.28%) Release Management
3 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
4 10 (13.89%) SDLC
5 9 (12.50%) Scrum
5 9 (12.50%) UML
6 8 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 7 (9.72%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.72%) Mathematics
7 7 (9.72%) MVC
8 6 (8.33%) Analytics
8 6 (8.33%) Code Coverage
8 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (8.33%) Data Transformation
8 6 (8.33%) OOD
8 6 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C++
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (50.00%) C#
3 22 (30.56%) SQL
4 12 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.67%) Python
5 11 (15.28%) C
6 9 (12.50%) Perl
7 4 (5.56%) Apex Code
7 4 (5.56%) Scala
8 3 (4.17%) Ada
8 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.17%) Go
8 3 (4.17%) Ruby
8 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.78%) Rust
10 1 (1.39%) Korn
10 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Ansible
1 2 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.72%) Sybase
4 6 (8.33%) Google
4 6 (8.33%) Telerik
5 4 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.78%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.78%) Solace
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) MapR
7 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £36 - £43 per hour
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