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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 637 626 614
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 13 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.050% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.052% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 14
Median daily rate £513 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £357 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £750 £785
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £360 £540
% change year-on-year
+28.47% -33.33%
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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 11 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 25 August 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 -22 13 £513 -8.88% 20
London -26 8 £575 -13.20% 13
South East +7 4 £500 +21.21% 2
Surrey - 3 £513 - 1
Croydon - 3 £365 -
City of London +34 1 £850 +23.63% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £275 -
South West - 1 £275 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Woking - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 28 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (53.57%) Multithreading
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (21.43%) SDLC
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) MFC
7 6 (21.43%) OO
7 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (17.86%) Low Latency
8 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
8 5 (17.86%) Banking
9 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
9 4 (14.29%) TDD
9 4 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (14.29%) XML
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 4 (14.29%) C
9 4 (14.29%) HTML
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) Unix
9 4 (14.29%) Windows
9 4 (14.29%) Front Office
10 3 (10.71%) Shell Script

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MetaTrader
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.57%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) ASN.1
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) GCC
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Front Office
3 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Electronics
5 2 (7.14%) Back Office
5 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
6 1 (3.57%) Automotive
6 1 (3.57%) Games
6 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) MFC
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) HTML5
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.14%) WPF
5 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) FFmpeg
5 1 (3.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.57%) Fintech
5 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Multithreading
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 6 (21.43%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) SDLC
5 5 (17.86%) Low Latency
6 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (10.71%) Cross-Platform Development
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Defect Management
8 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) UML
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
9 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.57%) OOD
9 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) C
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.14%) VC++
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Autodesk
2 1 (3.57%) QNX
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) SunGard
2 1 (3.57%) Sybase