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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Java Developer
UK
Rank 566 602 566
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -36
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 34 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.031% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.033% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 28
Median daily rate £556 £413 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.84% -29.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £465 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £379
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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 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 18 January 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 +42 33 £556 +34.84% 12
London +27 22 £581 +16.25% 7
South West +15 6 - - 1
Bristol - 6 - -
South East +21 3 - - 2
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
East of England +3 2 £325 -27.77% 2
City of London - 2 £688 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £325 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £325 - 2
Canary Wharf - 1 £513 -
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 71 (100.00%) C++
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (56.34%) Linux
3 26 (36.62%) C#
4 24 (33.80%) Unix
5 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (30.99%) OO
7 20 (28.17%) SQL
8 19 (26.76%) Finance
9 18 (25.35%) Banking
9 18 (25.35%) XML
10 17 (23.94%) Windows
11 14 (19.72%) C
11 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
11 14 (19.72%) Oracle
11 14 (19.72%) Python
12 13 (18.31%) .NET
12 13 (18.31%) Release Management
13 12 (16.90%) HTML
13 12 (16.90%) Investment Banking
14 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
14 11 (15.49%) CSS
14 11 (15.49%) XSLT
14 11 (15.49%) STL
15 10 (14.08%) Perl
16 9 (12.68%) XML Schema
16 9 (12.68%) JSP
16 9 (12.68%) J2EE
16 9 (12.68%) Web Services
16 9 (12.68%) UML

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 (4.23%) Apache
1 3 (4.23%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.23%) SAS
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (1.41%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) LDAP
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) MySQL
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) Big Data
2 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.23%) KDB
3 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) OLTP
4 2 (2.82%) Tick Data
5 1 (1.41%) Kdb+
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.63%) JIRA
2 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) Gradle
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) Travis CI
4 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 18 (25.35%) Banking
3 12 (16.90%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.27%) Front Office
5 3 (4.23%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.82%) Military
6 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) XML
2 13 (18.31%) .NET
3 12 (16.90%) HTML
4 11 (15.49%) CSS
4 11 (15.49%) STL
4 11 (15.49%) XSLT
5 9 (12.68%) EJB
5 9 (12.68%) J2EE
5 9 (12.68%) JSP
5 9 (12.68%) Swing
5 9 (12.68%) Web Services
5 9 (12.68%) XML Schema
6 5 (7.04%) MFC
6 5 (7.04%) XML Messaging
7 4 (5.63%) WCF
8 3 (4.23%) Dropwizard
8 3 (4.23%) HTML5
8 3 (4.23%) JSON
8 3 (4.23%) Spring
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Equities
2 7 (9.86%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (8.45%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (7.04%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.04%) Replication
5 4 (5.63%) Derivative
5 4 (5.63%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.23%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.23%) Physics
7 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.82%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.82%) User Experience
8 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Linux
2 24 (33.80%) Unix
3 17 (23.94%) Windows
4 3 (4.23%) Android
4 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) OO
3 13 (18.31%) Release Management
4 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.68%) UML
6 7 (9.86%) Analytics
6 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.86%) SDLC
7 6 (8.45%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (8.45%) Multithreading
7 6 (8.45%) OOD
7 6 (8.45%) Scrum
8 5 (7.04%) Code Coverage
8 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.04%) MVC
8 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.04%) Validation
9 4 (5.63%) Data Transformation
9 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) C++
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (36.62%) C#
3 20 (28.17%) SQL
4 14 (19.72%) C
4 14 (19.72%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.72%) Python
5 10 (14.08%) Perl
6 5 (7.04%) Scala
7 4 (5.63%) Apex Code
7 4 (5.63%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.63%) Ruby
7 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.23%) Go
9 2 (2.82%) Rust
10 1 (1.41%) Ada
10 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Ansible
1 2 (2.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Sybase
4 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.63%) Telerik
5 3 (4.23%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.23%) Google
6 2 (2.82%) MapR
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.41%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.41%) Solace
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