The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 635 610 599
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 16 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.063% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.067% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 10
Median daily rate £531 £575 £568
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +1.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £725 £760
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £350 £451
% change year-on-year
+46.42% -22.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Senior C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

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 28 July 2016.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 -35 16 £531 -7.60% 25
South East +13 7 £513 +24.24% 4
London -18 6 £544 -13.00% 17
Surrey - 6 £525 -
City of London +43 2 £694 +6.73% 4
Croydon - 2 £365 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 - 1
Woking - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £625 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £275 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £625 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £625 -
South West - 1 £275 - 1

Senior C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Senior C++ 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 Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (48.48%) Linux
3 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
4 12 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 7 (21.21%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) UML
6 7 (21.21%) C
6 7 (21.21%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Degree
7 6 (18.18%) Low Latency
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) C#
7 6 (18.18%) MFC
7 6 (18.18%) Windows
7 6 (18.18%) OO
8 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
8 5 (15.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
9 4 (12.12%) Banking
9 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.12%) SDLC
9 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
9 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.12%) .NET
9 4 (12.12%) Unix

Senior C++ 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MetaTrader
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.03%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) SNMP
2 2 (6.06%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) ASN.1
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.06%) StarTeam
3 1 (3.03%) GCC
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Electronics
3 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Front Office
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.03%) Automotive
5 1 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) MFC
2 5 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (12.12%) .NET
4 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (3.03%) FFmpeg
6 1 (3.03%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
1 5 (15.15%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Equities
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Software Engineering
2 12 (36.36%) Multithreading
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) UML
4 6 (18.18%) Low Latency
4 6 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) SDLC
6 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Cross-Platform Development
7 2 (6.06%) OOP
7 2 (6.06%) Open Source
7 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
7 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Web Development
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (21.21%) C
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Embedded C++
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.06%) VC++
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Coverity
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Autodesk
2 1 (3.03%) QNX
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) SunGard
2 1 (3.03%) Sybase
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