Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 402 333
Rank change year-on-year +18 -69 -30
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 579 569 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.61% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 404 516
England median daily rate £600 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £725
UK median daily rate £584 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +16.75% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 31
England median hourly rate £41.15 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.88% -5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £37.50 £27.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £62.50 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £41.15 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% - -3.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in England

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in England

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ Developer in England

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in England

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C++ Developer in England

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 22 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
London +16 464 £605 +10.00% 94
South East -39 42 £400 - 28
South West +5 32 £350 -3.45% 5
East of England -7 19 £365 +10.61% 37
North of England +55 17 £328 +0.77% 5
North West +17 12 £315 -3.08% 5
Midlands +20 5 £488 +8.33% 5
East Midlands -1 5 £488 +39.29% 3
Yorkshire +21 3 £376 +17.58%
North East +50 2 £340 -24.44%
C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 579 (100.00%) C++
2 314 (54.23%) Linux
3 194 (33.51%) Python
4 193 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 190 (32.82%) Multithreading
6 186 (32.12%) SQL
7 166 (28.67%) Front Office
8 163 (28.15%) Banking
9 146 (25.22%) Finance
10 144 (24.87%) C#
11 129 (22.28%) Java
12 121 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
13 120 (20.73%) Investment Banking
14 117 (20.21%) Unix
15 109 (18.83%) Low Latency
16 98 (16.93%) OO
17 96 (16.58%) Windows
18 88 (15.20%) STL
19 80 (13.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 73 (12.61%) Electronic Trading
21 70 (12.09%) Software Engineering
22 69 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
23 67 (11.57%) C
24 63 (10.88%) Oracle
25 60 (10.36%) Middleware
26 58 (10.02%) Mathematics
27 57 (9.84%) Degree
28 56 (9.67%) Multithreaded Programming
29 55 (9.50%) Computer Science
30 52 (8.98%) Derivative

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (2.42%) CMS
2 9 (1.55%) MQSeries
3 6 (1.04%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.17%) Apache
4 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.17%) Kinematics
4 1 (0.17%) Mongoose
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (5.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (3.63%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.69%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.52%) SunGard Martini
3 2 (0.35%) MetaTrader
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.17%) GitHub
2 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.21%) 3G
3 6 (1.04%) Bluetooth
4 5 (0.86%) 4G
4 5 (0.86%) GSM
4 5 (0.86%) OpenFlow
5 4 (0.69%) HTTP
5 4 (0.69%) ZigBee
6 3 (0.52%) Internet
6 3 (0.52%) Wireless
7 2 (0.35%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.35%) LTE
7 2 (0.35%) NAS
7 2 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.17%) CTI
8 1 (0.17%) DNS
8 1 (0.17%) DOCSIS
8 1 (0.17%) LAN
8 1 (0.17%) RTP
8 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 21 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.11%) OLTP
5 10 (1.73%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.55%) SQLite
7 7 (1.21%) Sybase IQ
8 6 (1.04%) KDB
8 6 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.04%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (0.86%) Big Data
9 5 (0.86%) ObjectStore
9 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.69%) Blockchain
10 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 39 (6.74%) Visual Studio
2 31 (5.35%) Subversion
3 30 (5.18%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.94%) JIRA
5 14 (2.42%) Eclipse
6 10 (1.73%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.55%) NetBeans
8 8 (1.38%) GoogleTest
9 4 (0.69%) Gradle
9 4 (0.69%) JMeter
9 4 (0.69%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.69%) Selenium
9 4 (0.69%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.52%) Ant
10 3 (0.52%) CppUnit
10 3 (0.52%) NUnit
10 3 (0.52%) ProC
10 3 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 166 (28.67%) Front Office
2 163 (28.15%) Banking
3 146 (25.22%) Finance
4 120 (20.73%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.21%) Games
5 7 (1.21%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.69%) Retail
7 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.35%) Automotive
8 2 (0.35%) Back Office
8 2 (0.35%) Electronics
8 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.35%) International Banking
8 2 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.17%) French Language
9 1 (0.17%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (15.20%) STL
2 80 (13.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 60 (10.36%) Middleware
4 52 (8.98%) .NET
5 48 (8.29%) XML
6 24 (4.15%) FIX Protocol
7 22 (3.80%) AngularJS
8 17 (2.94%) Qt
9 16 (2.76%) WPF
10 15 (2.59%) XSLT
11 14 (2.42%) HTML
11 14 (2.42%) Web Services
12 11 (1.90%) JSON
13 10 (1.73%) Ajax
14 8 (1.38%) OpenGL
14 8 (1.38%) RESTful
14 8 (1.38%) Yocto
15 7 (1.21%) Spring
16 6 (1.04%) QML
16 6 (1.04%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 193 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 69 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (9.50%) Computer Science
4 52 (8.98%) Derivative
5 45 (7.77%) Fixed Income
6 24 (4.15%) Market Risk
7 22 (3.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 20 (3.45%) Credit Risk
9 17 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (2.76%) Data Structures
11 14 (2.42%) Algorithms
11 14 (2.42%) Equities
11 14 (2.42%) Swaptions
12 10 (1.73%) Credit Derivative
13 8 (1.38%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.38%) Fintech
14 7 (1.21%) Hedge funds
15 6 (1.04%) OTC Derivatives
15 6 (1.04%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 314 (54.23%) Linux
2 117 (20.21%) Unix
3 96 (16.58%) Windows
4 44 (7.60%) Solaris
5 14 (2.42%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.90%) CentOS
7 7 (1.21%) AIX
8 6 (1.04%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.86%) Android
10 3 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (32.82%) Multithreading
2 121 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (18.83%) Low Latency
4 98 (16.93%) OO
5 73 (12.61%) Electronic Trading
6 70 (12.09%) Software Engineering
7 58 (10.02%) Mathematics
8 56 (9.67%) Multithreaded Programming
9 49 (8.46%) Analytics
10 48 (8.29%) TDD
11 46 (7.94%) Performance Testing
12 42 (7.25%) Unit Testing
13 41 (7.08%) Regression Testing
14 39 (6.74%) Quantitative Research
15 36 (6.22%) SDLC
16 35 (6.04%) Algorithmic Trading
17 33 (5.70%) Automated Trading
17 33 (5.70%) Physics
18 32 (5.53%) Risk Management
19 29 (5.01%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 579 (100.00%) C++
2 194 (33.51%) Python
3 186 (32.12%) SQL
4 144 (24.87%) C#
5 129 (22.28%) Java
6 67 (11.57%) C
7 26 (4.49%) Perl
8 20 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 19 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.25%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.07%) VBA
12 10 (1.73%) VB
13 9 (1.55%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.21%) Ada
14 7 (1.21%) Korn
15 5 (0.86%) Embedded C++
16 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.69%) XAML
17 3 (0.52%) Scala
18 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 57 (9.84%) Degree
2 42 (7.25%) PhD
3 24 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (3.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.42%) MiFID
1 14 (2.42%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.17%) MISRA
2 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.04%) KVM
1 6 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.17%) etcd
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) Varnish
2 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (1.55%) Ansible
2 5 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Consul
3 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (10.88%) Oracle
2 52 (8.98%) TIBCO
3 43 (7.43%) Solace
4 31 (5.35%) Sybase
5 28 (4.84%) Talarian
6 22 (3.80%) Microsoft
7 11 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.55%) IBM
9 6 (1.04%) VMware
10 5 (0.86%) Perforce
11 4 (0.69%) Infragistics
11 4 (0.69%) Murex
12 3 (0.52%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.52%) Reuters
12 3 (0.52%) SunGard
13 2 (0.35%) Calypso
14 1 (0.17%) Apple
14 1 (0.17%) Atlassian
14 1 (0.17%) Caplin
14 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com