The table below looks at the statistics for the C++/Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++/Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++/Java Developer
Rank 598 576 586
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 14 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.019% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.020% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 12
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £335 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £622 £815
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

C++/Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++/Java Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

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 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 12 £525 +16.66% 6
Gloucestershire - 6 - -
South West - 6 - -
London +12 4 £600 +5.26% 3
City of London +28 2 £600 +5.26% 2
Scotland - 2 - -
South East +5 1 £300 -33.33% 1
East of England - - - - 2
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1

C++/Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++/Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++/Java Developer in their job title.

1 30 (100.00%) C++
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) J2EE
4 11 (36.67%) OO
5 9 (30.00%) Web Services
5 9 (30.00%) XML
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle
5 9 (30.00%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
7 7 (23.33%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) C
8 6 (20.00%) JUnit
8 6 (20.00%) UNIX
8 6 (20.00%) Workflow
8 6 (20.00%) Front Office
8 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 5 (16.67%) JPA
9 5 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
9 5 (16.67%) Fixed Income
9 5 (16.67%) JAX-RS
9 5 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
9 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 5 (16.67%) Scrum

C++/Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited C++/Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++/Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JUnit
2 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Front Office
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) J2EE
2 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 9 (30.00%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) JPA
3 5 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
3 5 (16.67%) JAX-RS
3 5 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
3 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (16.67%) JSF
3 5 (16.67%) JAXB
3 5 (16.67%) EJB
4 2 (6.67%) Java SE
4 2 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (3.33%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.33%) WPF
5 1 (3.33%) Ajax
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.67%) Derivative
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) OO
3 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
4 6 (20.00%) Workflow
4 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) OOP
7 2 (6.67%) OOD
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.33%) Release Management
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) C
5 4 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) DataSynapse
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Lotus