The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Programmer
Rank 607 575 -
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Programmer 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.006% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£403 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Senior C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior C++ Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior C++ Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Senior C++ Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior C++ Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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
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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 5 £403 - 1
London -7 5 £403 -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -

Senior C++ Programmer
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) STL
3 2 (40.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (40.00%) Banking

Senior C++ Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Cognizant