Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++/C# Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 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++/C# Developer
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 778 737
Rank change year-on-year +4 -41 +34
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 57 95 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 71 100
England median daily rate £600 £620 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +24.00% -14.89%
10th Percentile £369 £330 £315
90th Percentile £700 £725 £725
UK median daily rate £518 £620 £500
% change year-on-year -16.53% +24.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
England median hourly rate £31.00 £41.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.85% +5.77% -
10th Percentile £30.10 £34.63 £36.70
90th Percentile £32.70 £46.88 £48.90
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £41.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year -24.85% +5.77% -

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 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
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 £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

C++/C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for C++/C# Developer in England

C++/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++/C# Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++/C# Developer in England

C++/C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++/C# Developer in England

C++/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++/C# Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++/C# Developer in England

C++/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++/C# Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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 -39 40 £620 - 7
East of England - 6 £388 - 2
South West +6 5 £353 +10.16%
South East +8 3 £520 +48.57% 3
North of England - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Midlands +25 1 - - 2
East Midlands +5 1 - - 2
C++/C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, C++/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++/C# Developer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) C#
1 57 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (45.61%) Front Office
3 23 (40.35%) OO
4 22 (38.60%) Finance
5 21 (36.84%) .NET
6 20 (35.09%) Java
7 18 (31.58%) Quantitative Research
8 17 (29.82%) OOP
8 17 (29.82%) Mathematics
9 15 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (22.81%) TDD
11 12 (21.05%) SQL
12 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
13 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
13 10 (17.54%) Derivative
14 9 (15.79%) Physics
14 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
14 9 (15.79%) Banking
14 9 (15.79%) WPF
14 9 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
14 9 (15.79%) Windows
15 8 (14.04%) PhD
15 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (14.04%) Test Strategy
16 7 (12.28%) Multithreading
16 7 (12.28%) Ada
16 7 (12.28%) Python
16 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (10.53%) PnL Attribution

C++/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 2 (3.51%) Kinematics
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.75%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) CTI
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) NUnit
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) NuGet
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) WiX
General
1 26 (45.61%) Front Office
2 22 (38.60%) Finance
3 9 (15.79%) Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Games
5 2 (3.51%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.75%) French Language
6 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.84%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) WPF
3 5 (8.77%) WinForms
4 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.02%) WCF
5 3 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.75%) STL
6 1 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (17.54%) Derivative
3 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.02%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
7 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.51%) Equities
7 2 (3.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.75%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.75%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.75%) Robotics
8 1 (1.75%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) OO
2 18 (31.58%) Quantitative Research
3 17 (29.82%) Mathematics
3 17 (29.82%) OOP
4 13 (22.81%) TDD
5 9 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
5 9 (15.79%) Physics
6 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (14.04%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.28%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.53%) MVVM
8 6 (10.53%) PnL Attribution
9 4 (7.02%) Analytics
10 3 (5.26%) BDD
10 3 (5.26%) OOD
10 3 (5.26%) Web Development
11 2 (3.51%) DevOps
11 2 (3.51%) MVC
11 2 (3.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C#
1 57 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (35.09%) Java
3 12 (21.05%) SQL
4 7 (12.28%) Ada
4 7 (12.28%) Python
5 5 (8.77%) VBA
6 4 (7.02%) XAML
7 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) PhD
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
1 5 (8.77%) TIBCO
2 4 (7.02%) Infragistics
2 4 (7.02%) Sybase
3 3 (5.26%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.26%) Reuters
4 2 (3.51%) NVIDIA
4 2 (3.51%) Solace
5 1 (1.75%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.75%) Murex
5 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com