The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 599 598 544
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 26 18 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.032% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.035% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 38
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£600 £550 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £720 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £540 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -
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
55081 52161 48911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.21% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35197 31609 29039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2020 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 8 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 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 26 £600 +9.09% 12
London +5 21 £650 +18.18% 6
City of London +3 5 £700 +27.27% 3
Luton - 3 £360 - 1
East of England - 3 £360 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £360 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £350 -
South East - 2 £350 - 2

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 53 (100.00%) C++
2 29 (54.72%) Multithreading
3 27 (50.94%) Linux
4 24 (45.28%) STL
5 23 (43.40%) SQL
6 21 (39.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (37.74%) C#
7 20 (37.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 18 (33.96%) Front Office
9 17 (32.08%) Finance
10 15 (28.30%) Banking
10 15 (28.30%) UNIX
10 15 (28.30%) Low Latency
11 12 (22.64%) Investment Banking
12 11 (20.75%) Oracle
13 9 (16.98%) Fixed Income
14 8 (15.09%) Korn
14 8 (15.09%) Sybase
15 7 (13.21%) Derivative
15 7 (13.21%) Subversion
15 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
15 7 (13.21%) JIRA
15 7 (13.21%) Grid Computing
15 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
15 7 (13.21%) Credit Risk
16 6 (11.32%) Risk Analysis
16 6 (11.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
17 5 (9.43%) Java
17 5 (9.43%) JavaScript

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) DB2
2 1 (1.89%) KDB
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Subversion
1 7 (13.21%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 18 (33.96%) Front Office
2 17 (32.08%) Finance
3 15 (28.30%) Banking
4 12 (22.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) STL
2 20 (37.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (5.66%) WCF
4 2 (3.77%) WPF
4 2 (3.77%) Qt
4 2 (3.77%) WinForms
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) CORBA
5 1 (1.89%) Middleware
5 1 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (16.98%) Fixed Income
3 7 (13.21%) Grid Computing
3 7 (13.21%) Derivative
3 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.21%) Credit Risk
4 6 (11.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 5 (9.43%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
7 3 (5.66%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.77%) Swaptions
8 2 (3.77%) Physics
9 1 (1.89%) Equities
9 1 (1.89%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) Linux
2 15 (28.30%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Solaris
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Multithreading
2 15 (28.30%) Low Latency
3 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
4 6 (11.32%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) UML
6 3 (5.66%) OO
6 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (3.77%) MVVM
8 1 (1.89%) Analytics
8 1 (1.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.89%) Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (1.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 20 (37.74%) C#
4 8 (15.09%) Korn
5 5 (9.43%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.55%) C
7 3 (5.66%) Perl
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) XAML
9 1 (1.89%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) PhD
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Sybase
3 3 (5.66%) Solace
4 2 (3.77%) Talarian
4 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £388.30 - £425.29 per day
Posted: 6 days ago