Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £416 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++ Developer
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 34 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 +13
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 54 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.28% 1.46% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.75% 1.53% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 2 6
County Antrim median daily rate £416 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £369 £378 £406
90th Percentile £513 £424 £444
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +1.85% -4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
County Antrim
Contract vacancies in County Antrim with a recognized job title 554 262 115
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 95.62% 90.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 147 71
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +13.82% -1.60%
10th Percentile £289 £138 £100
90th Percentile £513 £438 £519
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +17.86% +12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% -9.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £21.00 £28.00 £17.49
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.28 £14.30 £15.25
% change year-on-year -0.10% -6.26% -9.55%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in County Antrim

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ Developer in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in County Antrim

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +4 54 £416 +2.78% 1
C++ Developer
Northern Ireland

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the County Antrim region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (92.59%) Low Latency
3 46 (85.19%) Multithreading
4 45 (83.33%) Finance
5 35 (64.81%) Banking
6 33 (61.11%) Linux
7 29 (53.70%) Unix
8 26 (48.15%) Front Office
9 25 (46.30%) OOP
9 25 (46.30%) OOA/OOD
9 25 (46.30%) Visual Studio
9 25 (46.30%) Electronic Trading
10 24 (44.44%) Market Making
11 22 (40.74%) FIX Protocol
12 21 (38.89%) C#
13 17 (31.48%) Performance Improvement
13 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (31.48%) Test Automation
13 17 (31.48%) TDD
13 17 (31.48%) Asynchronous Programming
14 15 (27.78%) Refactoring
14 15 (27.78%) Data Structures
15 11 (20.37%) Virtual Team
16 9 (16.67%) Degree
16 9 (16.67%) Windows
17 8 (14.81%) Investment Banking
17 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
17 8 (14.81%) Derivative
17 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
17 8 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) KDB
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (1.85%) CppUnit
General
1 45 (83.33%) Finance
2 35 (64.81%) Banking
3 26 (48.15%) Front Office
4 8 (14.81%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.56%) .NET Remoting
2 3 (5.56%) JSON
2 3 (5.56%) Protocol Buffers
2 3 (5.56%) REST
2 3 (5.56%) WCF
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Data Structures
2 11 (20.37%) Virtual Team
3 8 (14.81%) Derivative
4 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.41%) Equities
6 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (61.11%) Linux
2 29 (53.70%) Unix
3 9 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) Low Latency
2 46 (85.19%) Multithreading
3 25 (46.30%) Electronic Trading
3 25 (46.30%) OOA/OOD
3 25 (46.30%) OOP
4 24 (44.44%) Market Making
5 17 (31.48%) Asynchronous Programming
5 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (31.48%) Performance Improvement
5 17 (31.48%) TDD
5 17 (31.48%) Test Automation
6 15 (27.78%) Refactoring
7 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 7 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.41%) UML
10 3 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
10 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement
10 3 (5.56%) SOA
11 2 (3.70%) Index Arbitrage
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (12.96%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) C
5 3 (5.56%) C++/CLI
5 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) R
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) Java
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Google
1 3 (5.56%) Perforce