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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Java Developer
Rank 610 586 590
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 33 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.044% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.047% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 14
Median daily rate £500 £500 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £319 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £620 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -16.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 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 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 33 £500 - 18
London +19 24 £520 -5.45% 4
South East -18 4 £335 +0.37% 5
Middlesex - 4 £335 -
Canary Wharf +10 3 £600 +14.28%
Cambridgeshire +14 2 £480 - 8
East of England +7 2 £480 - 8
South West -8 2 - -
Huntingdon - 2 £480 -
Gloucestershire -6 1 - -
West Midlands -18 1 £500 +60.00%
City of London - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 47 (100.00%) C++
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) Linux
3 22 (46.81%) Unix
4 20 (42.55%) SQL
4 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
5 19 (40.43%) Oracle
6 17 (36.17%) OO
7 14 (29.79%) STL
8 12 (25.53%) C
8 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (23.40%) XML
10 10 (21.28%) Python
10 10 (21.28%) Release Management
11 9 (19.15%) User Experience
11 9 (19.15%) Windows
11 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.02%) OLTP
12 8 (17.02%) Web Services
12 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
13 7 (14.89%) Scrum
13 7 (14.89%) Perl
14 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
14 6 (12.77%) C#
14 6 (12.77%) HTML
14 6 (12.77%) UML
14 6 (12.77%) Spring
15 5 (10.64%) Maven
15 5 (10.64%) CSS
15 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared

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 4 (8.51%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.38%) GlassFish
2 3 (6.38%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) LDAP
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) OLTP
2 4 (8.51%) KDB
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.26%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.13%) HPCC
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.13%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Maven
2 4 (8.51%) Ant
2 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.13%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) PVCS
4 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 4 (8.51%) Front Office
2 3 (6.38%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 3 (6.38%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) STL
2 11 (23.40%) XML
3 8 (17.02%) Web Services
4 6 (12.77%) HTML
4 6 (12.77%) Spring
5 5 (10.64%) CSS
6 4 (8.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (8.51%) Swing
7 3 (6.38%) EclipseLink
7 3 (6.38%) Ext JS
7 3 (6.38%) Java SE
7 3 (6.38%) JAX-RS
7 3 (6.38%) JAX-WS
7 3 (6.38%) JPA
7 3 (6.38%) jQuery
7 3 (6.38%) JSR 170
7 3 (6.38%) OSGi
7 3 (6.38%) REST
7 3 (6.38%) Spring MVC
7 3 (6.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) User Experience
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) EPoS
4 3 (6.38%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.38%) Interactive TV
4 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.38%) Replication
4 3 (6.38%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.26%) Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.26%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Unix
3 9 (19.15%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
2 17 (36.17%) OO
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) Release Management
5 7 (14.89%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
6 6 (12.77%) UML
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Analytics
8 3 (6.38%) B2C
8 3 (6.38%) CRM
8 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (6.38%) Information Management
8 3 (6.38%) Low Latency
8 3 (6.38%) Market Making
8 3 (6.38%) MVC
8 3 (6.38%) Time Management
8 3 (6.38%) User Stories
9 2 (4.26%) Android Development
9 2 (4.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C++
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (42.55%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) C
4 10 (21.28%) Python
5 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.89%) Perl
7 6 (12.77%) C#
8 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.38%) ANSI C
9 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.26%) VBA
11 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.13%) R
11 1 (2.13%) VB
11 1 (2.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) GridGain
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) OpenTV
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
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