Period
to 15 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a C++/C# Developer was £675 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 728 803
Rank change year-on-year -27 +75 -70
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 78 104 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.12% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.12% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 82 63
England median daily rate £675 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -15.38% +13.04%
10th Percentile £536 £384 £503
90th Percentile £900 £721 £725
UK median daily rate £675 £550 £625
% change year-on-year +22.73% -12.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
England median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% -14.67% -
10th Percentile £40.50 £30.00 £31.75
90th Percentile £53.50 £41.25 £45.40
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +40.63% -14.67% -

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 89,720 83,662 96,751
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.95% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,343 54,527 63,723
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,888 2,713 2,885
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.09 £18.70 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.26% -4.13% +11.43%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018. 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 -40 73 £675 +16.13% 4
South East -36 2 £390 +73.33% 4
East of England - 2 £375 - 5
North of England -21 1 - -
North West -30 1 - -
C++/C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, C++/C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring C++/C# Developer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) C#
1 78 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (64.10%) Front Office
3 40 (51.28%) Finance
4 32 (41.03%) Python
5 27 (34.62%) Derivative
6 22 (28.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (28.21%) Mathematics
7 17 (21.79%) Quantitative Finance
7 17 (21.79%) Electronic Trading
7 17 (21.79%) Windows
8 15 (19.23%) SQL
9 12 (15.38%) Stochastic Modelling
9 12 (15.38%) Physics
9 12 (15.38%) Market Risk
9 12 (15.38%) Quantitative Analysis
10 11 (14.10%) OO
11 10 (12.82%) Java
11 10 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (11.54%) Fixed Income
12 9 (11.54%) Degree
12 9 (11.54%) Multithreading
13 7 (8.97%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
13 7 (8.97%) XML
14 6 (7.69%) OOP
14 6 (7.69%) IBM
14 6 (7.69%) .NET
14 6 (7.69%) Oracle

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 4 (5.13%) IIS
1 4 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.56%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.85%) Big Data
4 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) KDB
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) NUnit
2 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) Mocha
3 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 50 (64.10%) Front Office
2 40 (51.28%) Finance
3 6 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) XML
2 6 (7.69%) .NET
3 5 (6.41%) HTML
4 4 (5.13%) Kafka
4 4 (5.13%) WCF
5 3 (3.85%) HTML5
5 3 (3.85%) Rendezvous
5 3 (3.85%) REST
6 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.56%) FpML
6 2 (2.56%) MFC
6 2 (2.56%) React
6 2 (2.56%) STL
6 2 (2.56%) WinForms
7 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.28%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (1.28%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (1.28%) RESTful
7 1 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.62%) Derivative
2 22 (28.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (15.38%) Market Risk
4 9 (11.54%) Fixed Income
5 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.97%) Computer Science
6 6 (7.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (3.85%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.56%) Equities
8 2 (2.56%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (2.56%) Swaptions
9 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.28%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Mathematics
2 17 (21.79%) Electronic Trading
2 17 (21.79%) Quantitative Finance
3 12 (15.38%) Physics
3 12 (15.38%) Quantitative Analysis
3 12 (15.38%) Stochastic Modelling
4 11 (14.10%) OO
5 10 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (11.54%) Multithreading
7 6 (7.69%) OOP
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.41%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (6.41%) PnL Attribution
8 5 (6.41%) Quantitative Research
8 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (5.13%) Multithreaded Programming
9 4 (5.13%) TDD
9 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) C#
1 78 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (41.03%) Python
3 15 (19.23%) SQL
4 10 (12.82%) Java
5 4 (5.13%) C++/CLI
5 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.28%) C
7 1 (1.28%) Perl
7 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
2 7 (8.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) IBM
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.28%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.28%) Reuters
4 1 (1.28%) Sun
4 1 (1.28%) Sybase