The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior C++ 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 568 509 575
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +66
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 19 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.073% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.079% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 2
Average daily rate £569 £600 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £630
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-14.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £65.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Senior C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior C++ Developer within the UK.

Senior C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Senior C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior C++ Developer within the UK.

Senior C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -101 19 £569 -5.20% 8
London -37 17 £588 -2.08% 7
South East -12 2 £363 -
City of London -25 1 £800 +33.33% 2
Surrey - 1 £375 -
West Sussex - - - -
South West - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
East Grinstead - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior C++ 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title.

1 55 (100.00%) C++
2 36 (65.45%) Multithreading
3 31 (56.36%) Front Office
3 31 (56.36%) Linux
4 29 (52.73%) UNIX
5 26 (47.27%) Banking
5 26 (47.27%) Investment Banking
6 25 (45.45%) SQL
7 24 (43.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (36.36%) Java
8 20 (36.36%) STL
9 19 (34.55%) Low Latency
10 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
10 18 (32.73%) OO
10 18 (32.73%) Risk Management
11 15 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (23.64%) Python
13 12 (21.82%) Analytics
14 11 (20.00%) XML
14 11 (20.00%) Windows
14 11 (20.00%) C#
15 9 (16.36%) Degree
16 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
16 8 (14.55%) Marketing
16 8 (14.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 8 (14.55%) Middleware
17 7 (12.73%) OOD
17 7 (12.73%) OOP
17 7 (12.73%) VBA
17 7 (12.73%) SQL Server

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior C++ 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) MTS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.82%) Ingres
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.82%) Subversion
1 1 (1.82%) NUnit
1 1 (1.82%) Ant
1 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
1 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.82%) CppUnit
1 1 (1.82%) GoogleTest
General
1 31 (56.36%) Front Office
2 26 (47.27%) Banking
2 26 (47.27%) Investment Banking
3 8 (14.55%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) STL
2 15 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (20.00%) XML
4 8 (14.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (14.55%) Middleware
5 6 (10.91%) ATL
5 6 (10.91%) FpML
6 1 (1.82%) .NET
6 1 (1.82%) Motif
6 1 (1.82%) wxWidgets
6 1 (1.82%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (43.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
3 7 (12.73%) Physics
3 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.91%) Fixed Income
5 5 (9.09%) Equities
6 4 (7.27%) Credit Risk
6 4 (7.27%) Derivative
7 1 (1.82%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.82%) Statistics
7 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.82%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Linux
2 29 (52.73%) UNIX
3 11 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Multithreading
2 19 (34.55%) Low Latency
3 18 (32.73%) OO
3 18 (32.73%) Risk Management
4 12 (21.82%) Analytics
5 7 (12.73%) OOD
5 7 (12.73%) OOP
6 4 (7.27%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (7.27%) Straight-Through Processing
7 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.64%) Kanban
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.64%) Scrum
9 1 (1.82%) Migration
9 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.82%) Unified Process
9 1 (1.82%) Workflow
9 1 (1.82%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (45.45%) SQL
3 20 (36.36%) Java
4 13 (23.64%) Python
5 11 (20.00%) C#
6 7 (12.73%) VBA
7 5 (9.09%) Perl
8 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) C
10 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Sybase
2 4 (7.27%) Tradeweb
2 4 (7.27%) eSpeed
3 2 (3.64%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle