The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £433 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 22 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 10.28% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 10.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 0
Median daily rate £433 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.13% +7.50%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 208 106 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 97.20% 95.50% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 48 52
Median daily rate £400 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +23.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +7.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Belfast - 21 £433 - 1
C++ Developer
Northern Ireland

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 35 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (80.00%) Finance
3 19 (54.29%) Linux
3 19 (54.29%) Low Latency
4 16 (45.71%) Windows
5 15 (42.86%) Banking
5 15 (42.86%) Multithreading
6 14 (40.00%) Unix
6 14 (40.00%) Front Office
6 14 (40.00%) Unit Testing
7 13 (37.14%) Market Making
7 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
7 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
8 12 (34.29%) UML
8 12 (34.29%) OOP
8 12 (34.29%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (34.29%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (28.57%) C
10 9 (25.71%) Electronic Trading
11 8 (22.86%) Virtual Team
12 7 (20.00%) Equities
13 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (14.29%) SQL
13 5 (14.29%) Degree
14 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
14 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
14 2 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
14 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
15 1 (2.86%) Index Arbitrage

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) CppUnit
General
1 28 (80.00%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) Banking
3 14 (40.00%) Front Office
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Virtual Team
2 7 (20.00%) Equities
3 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Low Latency
2 15 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 14 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 13 (37.14%) Market Making
5 12 (34.29%) OOA/OOD
5 12 (34.29%) OOP
5 12 (34.29%) UML
6 9 (25.71%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Index Arbitrage
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (28.57%) C
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
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