Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a C++/C# Developer was £620 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 773 755 767
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12 -14
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 64 82 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.093% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.098% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 57 55
England median daily rate £620 £620 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £376 £325 £315
90th Percentile £700 £675 £695
UK median daily rate £588 £620 £500
% change year-on-year -5.24% +24.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £39.00
UK median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 86,904 83,899 94,054
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,288 55,238 60,876
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,543 2,884 3,598
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.99 £46.96
UK median hourly rate £18.44 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.43% -5.26% +15.15%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -42 49 £625 +0.81% 15
South East -24 6 £400 +10.34% 4
East of England - 6 £388 - 3
South West -5 2 £375 +17.19% 1
Midlands -1 1 - - 3
East Midlands -2 1 - - 2
C++/C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 64 (100.00%) C#
1 64 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (53.13%) Front Office
3 24 (37.50%) Finance
3 24 (37.50%) Java
4 21 (32.81%) OO
5 20 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (29.69%) .NET
6 19 (29.69%) Quantitative Research
7 17 (26.56%) OOP
8 16 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
9 14 (21.88%) Mathematics
9 14 (21.88%) Python
10 13 (20.31%) SQL
10 13 (20.31%) TDD
11 12 (18.75%) Derivative
12 10 (15.63%) Banking
12 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.06%) WPF
13 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
14 8 (12.50%) Physics
14 8 (12.50%) PhD
14 8 (12.50%) Test Strategy
14 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (10.94%) Ada
15 7 (10.94%) Windows
15 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
15 7 (10.94%) VBA
15 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
16 6 (9.38%) Investment Banking

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 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Summit
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) CTI
2 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.69%) NUnit
3 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.56%) Gradle
4 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.56%) WiX
General
1 34 (53.13%) Front Office
2 24 (37.50%) Finance
3 10 (15.63%) Banking
4 6 (9.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.13%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.56%) French Language
6 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) .NET
2 9 (14.06%) WPF
3 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.25%) WCF
3 4 (6.25%) WinForms
4 3 (4.69%) COM
5 2 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (3.13%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (3.13%) XML
6 1 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.56%) HTML
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) Java EE
6 1 (1.56%) JMS
6 1 (1.56%) Node.js
6 1 (1.56%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.56%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (18.75%) Derivative
3 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.38%) Fixed Income
5 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (4.69%) Credit Risk
7 3 (4.69%) Hedge funds
7 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.69%) Market Risk
8 2 (3.13%) Equities
9 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 5 (7.81%) Unix
4 2 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) OO
2 19 (29.69%) Quantitative Research
3 17 (26.56%) OOP
4 16 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (21.88%) Mathematics
6 13 (20.31%) TDD
7 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (12.50%) Physics
7 8 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 6 (9.38%) MVVM
8 6 (9.38%) PnL Attribution
9 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.81%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.25%) DevOps
10 4 (6.25%) Project Management
11 3 (4.69%) BDD
11 3 (4.69%) Change Management
11 3 (4.69%) Low Latency
11 3 (4.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
1 64 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (37.50%) Java
3 14 (21.88%) Python
4 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 7 (10.94%) Ada
5 7 (10.94%) VBA
6 4 (6.25%) XAML
7 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.56%) COBOL
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) PhD
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Basel III
1 3 (4.69%) EMIR
1 3 (4.69%) FATCA
1 3 (4.69%) MiFID
1 3 (4.69%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) TIBCO
3 5 (7.81%) Sybase
4 4 (6.25%) Infragistics
4 4 (6.25%) Sophis
5 3 (4.69%) Calypso
5 3 (4.69%) Murex
6 2 (3.13%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.13%) Reuters
6 2 (3.13%) Solace
7 1 (1.56%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com