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 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Java Developer
Rank 603 636 611
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -25
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 33 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.048% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.051% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 16
Median daily rate £438 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £530 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 - -

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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 October 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 13 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 October 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 +26 32 £475 +18.75% 14
London +19 22 £375 +7.14% 7
South East +12 5 - - 3
East of England +16 4 £480 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £480 - 1
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Hampshire +11 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 70 (100.00%) C++
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (67.14%) Linux
3 37 (52.86%) Unix
4 28 (40.00%) SQL
4 28 (40.00%) Oracle
5 27 (38.57%) Software Engineering
6 23 (32.86%) STL
7 21 (30.00%) OO
8 20 (28.57%) C
9 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (24.29%) Release Management
10 17 (24.29%) XML
11 16 (22.86%) Windows
11 16 (22.86%) Perl
12 15 (21.43%) Python
13 14 (20.00%) Swing
14 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
15 12 (17.14%) XSLT
15 12 (17.14%) Finance
16 11 (15.71%) UML
16 11 (15.71%) Web Services
16 11 (15.71%) C#
16 11 (15.71%) HTML
17 10 (14.29%) J2EE
17 10 (14.29%) EJB
17 10 (14.29%) CSS
17 10 (14.29%) JSP
17 10 (14.29%) XML Schema
18 9 (12.86%) 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 5 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (1.43%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) LDAP
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 7 (10.00%) OLTP
2 5 (7.14%) KDB
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) Kdb+
3 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) DB2
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Front Office
4 5 (7.14%) Military
5 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.86%) STL
2 17 (24.29%) XML
3 14 (20.00%) Swing
4 12 (17.14%) XSLT
5 11 (15.71%) HTML
5 11 (15.71%) Web Services
6 10 (14.29%) CSS
6 10 (14.29%) EJB
6 10 (14.29%) J2EE
6 10 (14.29%) JSP
6 10 (14.29%) XML Schema
7 5 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (7.14%) Spring
8 4 (5.71%) .NET
8 4 (5.71%) RESTful
9 2 (2.86%) MFC
9 2 (2.86%) NumPy
9 2 (2.86%) SciPy
9 2 (2.86%) XML Messaging
9 2 (2.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Fixed Income
1 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.71%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.29%) Derivative
5 3 (4.29%) User Experience
6 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.86%) Interactive TV
6 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.86%) NHS
6 2 (2.86%) Replication
6 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.43%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.43%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 47 (67.14%) Linux
2 37 (52.86%) Unix
3 16 (22.86%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) Android
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Software Engineering
2 21 (30.00%) OO
3 19 (27.14%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (24.29%) Release Management
5 11 (15.71%) UML
6 6 (8.57%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.14%) Scrum
8 4 (5.71%) Analytics
8 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.29%) Android Development
9 3 (4.29%) Market Making
9 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.86%) Data Acquisition
10 2 (2.86%) Data Analytics
10 2 (2.86%) Mobile Development
10 2 (2.86%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (2.86%) Risk Analytics
10 2 (2.86%) TDD
10 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C++
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (40.00%) SQL
3 20 (28.57%) C
4 16 (22.86%) Perl
5 15 (21.43%) Python
6 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
7 11 (15.71%) C#
8 7 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.86%) ANSI C
9 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 2 (2.86%) Scala
9 2 (2.86%) VBA
10 1 (1.43%) Ada
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) VMware
3 3 (4.29%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.86%) MapR
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) OpenTV
4 2 (2.86%) Sybase
5 1 (1.43%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.43%) Telerik
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