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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Java Developer
Rank 601 623 612
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 37 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.036% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.038% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 17
Median daily rate £480 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 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
50636 53208 51071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32918 33454 31276
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1521 2018 2067
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +23 36 £480 +23.87% 15
London +11 26 £531 -3.40% 4
South East +10 6 £350 +4.86% 4
Middlesex - 6 £350 -
City of London +33 3 £850 +41.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +15 2 £480 - 5
East of England +11 2 £480 - 5
South West +3 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
Huntingdon - 2 £480 -
Gloucestershire -6 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 59 (100.00%) C++
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (54.24%) Linux
3 28 (47.46%) Unix
4 27 (45.76%) Software Engineering
5 25 (42.37%) SQL
5 25 (42.37%) Oracle
6 21 (35.59%) OO
7 19 (32.20%) STL
8 16 (27.12%) C
8 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.03%) Python
9 13 (22.03%) Release Management
10 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
10 12 (20.34%) Perl
10 12 (20.34%) XML
11 10 (16.95%) Windows
11 10 (16.95%) Web Services
12 9 (15.25%) Swing
12 9 (15.25%) UML
12 9 (15.25%) C#
12 9 (15.25%) HTML
13 8 (13.56%) OLTP
13 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
13 8 (13.56%) User Experience
14 7 (11.86%) Front Office
14 7 (11.86%) Scrum
14 7 (11.86%) CSS
15 6 (10.17%) JSP
15 6 (10.17%) J2EE

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 (5.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.39%) JBoss
2 2 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) LDAP
3 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) OLTP
2 5 (8.47%) KDB
3 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.39%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.69%) DB2
6 1 (1.69%) HPCC
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.69%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Maven
2 3 (5.08%) Ant
2 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) JUnit
3 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.69%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) PVCS
4 1 (1.69%) Toad
General
1 7 (11.86%) Front Office
2 5 (8.47%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.08%) Military
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
5 2 (3.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) STL
2 12 (20.34%) XML
3 10 (16.95%) Web Services
4 9 (15.25%) HTML
4 9 (15.25%) Swing
5 7 (11.86%) CSS
6 6 (10.17%) J2EE
6 6 (10.17%) JSP
6 6 (10.17%) Spring
7 5 (8.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (8.47%) EJB
7 5 (8.47%) XML Schema
7 5 (8.47%) XSLT
8 3 (5.08%) XSD
9 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.39%) SAML
9 2 (3.39%) SciPy
9 2 (3.39%) Struts
9 2 (3.39%) TopLink
9 2 (3.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
1 8 (13.56%) User Experience
2 6 (10.17%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.08%) EPoS
4 3 (5.08%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.08%) Hedge funds
4 3 (5.08%) Interactive TV
4 3 (5.08%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 2 (3.39%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.39%) Derivative
5 2 (3.39%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.39%) NHS
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Linux
2 28 (47.46%) Unix
3 10 (16.95%) Windows
4 4 (6.78%) Android
5 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.39%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Software Engineering
2 21 (35.59%) OO
3 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (22.03%) Release Management
5 9 (15.25%) UML
6 7 (11.86%) Scrum
7 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.78%) Android Development
9 3 (5.08%) Analytics
9 3 (5.08%) Data Acquisition
9 3 (5.08%) Low Latency
9 3 (5.08%) Market Making
9 3 (5.08%) TDD
9 3 (5.08%) Time Management
10 2 (3.39%) B2C
10 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.39%) CRM
10 2 (3.39%) MVC
10 2 (3.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) C++
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (42.37%) SQL
3 16 (27.12%) C
4 13 (22.03%) Python
5 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 12 (20.34%) Perl
6 9 (15.25%) C#
7 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.08%) ANSI C
8 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.39%) VBA
10 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.69%) R
10 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
4 1 (1.69%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) GridGain
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) OpenTV
3 2 (3.39%) Sybase
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft