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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Java Developer
Rank 599 617 599
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 39 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.058% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.062% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 23
Median daily rate £538 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £362
% change year-on-year
- +10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-18.94% -

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
48175 51856 52713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31544 33013 33319
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1684 2028 2169
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 12 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 6 December 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 +16 38 £538 +34.37% 14
London +19 28 £538 +43.33% 3
South West +14 7 - - 2
Bristol - 5 - -
Hampshire +14 3 - - 1
South East +6 3 - - 4
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Somerset +25 2 - -
Yeovil -5 2 - -
City of London - 2 £688 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £513 -
Scotland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 75 (100.00%) C++
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (65.33%) Linux
3 33 (44.00%) Unix
4 26 (34.67%) C#
4 26 (34.67%) SQL
5 25 (33.33%) OO
5 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (28.00%) Windows
6 21 (28.00%) XML
6 21 (28.00%) Oracle
7 19 (25.33%) Finance
8 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
9 17 (22.67%) Banking
9 17 (22.67%) Release Management
10 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
10 16 (21.33%) STL
11 15 (20.00%) Python
11 15 (20.00%) C
12 14 (18.67%) HTML
12 14 (18.67%) XSLT
13 13 (17.33%) Web Services
13 13 (17.33%) Perl
13 13 (17.33%) Swing
14 12 (16.00%) XML Schema
14 12 (16.00%) .NET
14 12 (16.00%) J2EE
14 12 (16.00%) EJB
14 12 (16.00%) CSS
14 12 (16.00%) JSP

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 3 (4.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (1.33%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) LAN
2 3 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) MySQL
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.00%) OLTP
4 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 2 (2.67%) KDB
4 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) Tick Data
5 1 (1.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.33%) JIRA
2 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.67%) Maven
3 2 (2.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 17 (22.67%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Front Office
3 9 (12.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.00%) Military
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) XML
2 16 (21.33%) STL
3 14 (18.67%) HTML
3 14 (18.67%) XSLT
4 13 (17.33%) Swing
4 13 (17.33%) Web Services
5 12 (16.00%) .NET
5 12 (16.00%) CSS
5 12 (16.00%) EJB
5 12 (16.00%) J2EE
5 12 (16.00%) JSP
5 12 (16.00%) XML Schema
6 6 (8.00%) Spring
7 5 (6.67%) MFC
7 5 (6.67%) XML Messaging
8 4 (5.33%) RESTful
8 4 (5.33%) WCF
9 2 (2.67%) SOAP
10 1 (1.33%) J2SE
10 1 (1.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (9.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (8.00%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 5 (6.67%) Equities
4 5 (6.67%) Replication
5 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (4.00%) Derivative
6 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.00%) Physics
7 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.67%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.33%) Statistics
8 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (65.33%) Linux
2 33 (44.00%) Unix
3 21 (28.00%) Windows
4 3 (4.00%) Android
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (33.33%) OO
2 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (22.67%) Release Management
4 12 (16.00%) UML
5 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.33%) SDLC
6 6 (8.00%) OOD
6 6 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.00%) Scrum
7 5 (6.67%) Analytics
7 5 (6.67%) Code Coverage
7 5 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (6.67%) MVC
7 5 (6.67%) Validation
8 4 (5.33%) Data Transformation
8 4 (5.33%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.33%) TDD
8 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) C++
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (34.67%) C#
2 26 (34.67%) SQL
3 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.00%) C
4 15 (20.00%) Python
5 13 (17.33%) Perl
6 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.33%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.33%) Scala
8 2 (2.67%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.67%) Ruby
8 2 (2.67%) Rust
9 1 (1.33%) Ada
9 1 (1.33%) Go
9 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Oracle
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) Sybase
4 4 (5.33%) Telerik
5 3 (4.00%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.67%) MapR
6 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe
7 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.33%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.33%) Google
7 1 (1.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.33%) Solace
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago