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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 621 587 547
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 7 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.043% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.045% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 20
Average daily rate £575 £600 £556
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +7.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £353 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £640 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 5 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 8 February 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
(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 -21 7 £575 -4.16% 16
London +3 5 £625 +4.16% 7
South East +3 2 £388 - 2
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 1

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (46.15%) Banking
4 10 (38.46%) Investment Banking
5 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
5 9 (34.62%) Front Office
5 9 (34.62%) C#
6 8 (30.77%) OO
7 7 (26.92%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
8 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 6 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
9 5 (19.23%) Java
9 5 (19.23%) Unix
10 4 (15.38%) .NET
10 4 (15.38%) XML
10 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
10 4 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) Android
11 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
11 3 (11.54%) Subversion
11 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
11 3 (11.54%) OOP

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (3.85%) Node.js
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) KDB
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Clang
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Banking
3 10 (38.46%) Investment Banking
4 9 (34.62%) Front Office
5 2 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (3.85%) Advertising
6 1 (3.85%) Electronics
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.85%) Games
6 1 (3.85%) Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) STL
4 2 (7.69%) WCF
4 2 (7.69%) WinForms
4 2 (7.69%) WPF
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) ATL
5 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) LLVM
5 1 (3.85%) MFC
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 3 (11.54%) Fixed Income
4 2 (7.69%) Derivative
4 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 2 (7.69%) Swaptions
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.85%) Grid Computing
5 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Physics
5 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
2 8 (30.77%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
4 4 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) OOP
6 2 (7.69%) MVVM
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (3.85%) Android Development
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.69%) XAML
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Korn
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) OpenLink
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) Sybase
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