Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a C++/C# Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 778 776 804
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28 -74
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 73 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.072% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.076% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 65
England median daily rate £625 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +7.32%
10th Percentile £513 £379 £363
90th Percentile £738 £700 £710
UK median daily rate £625 £541 £550
% change year-on-year +15.63% -1.73% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
England median hourly rate £51.25 £30.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.83% -27.27% +7.84%
10th Percentile £45.63 £30.00 £34.63
90th Percentile £54.88 £33.00 £46.88
UK median hourly rate £51.25 £30.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +70.83% -27.27% +7.84%

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 88,586 86,715 93,406
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.90% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,989 57,512 61,487
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,800 2,552 2,999
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +3.93%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% +3.89% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +8 65 £625 +0.81% 8
South East -8 3 £420 -19.23% 3
East of England +5 2 £375 -3.23% 2
South West -25 2 £400 +13.48% 4
North of England -29 1 £338 -22.86% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £338 -
C++/C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 73 (100.00%) C#
1 73 (100.00%) C++
2 41 (56.16%) Front Office
3 34 (46.58%) Python
4 26 (35.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (30.14%) Finance
6 20 (27.40%) Electronic Trading
7 18 (24.66%) Derivative
8 15 (20.55%) Fixed Income
9 14 (19.18%) SQL
10 13 (17.81%) OO
11 12 (16.44%) .NET
12 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (12.33%) Degree
14 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
14 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
14 9 (12.33%) Windows
14 9 (12.33%) Linux
15 8 (10.96%) OOP
15 8 (10.96%) Java
15 8 (10.96%) Banking
16 7 (9.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 7 (9.59%) Sybase
16 7 (9.59%) Solaris
17 6 (8.22%) XML
17 6 (8.22%) Oracle
17 6 (8.22%) WinForms
17 6 (8.22%) NUnit
17 6 (8.22%) Multithreading

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 (2.74%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) Apache
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Firewall
1 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.22%) NUnit
3 3 (4.11%) JIRA
3 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.74%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (56.16%) Front Office
2 22 (30.14%) Finance
3 8 (10.96%) Banking
4 5 (6.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) .NET
2 6 (8.22%) WinForms
2 6 (8.22%) XML
3 5 (6.85%) Rendezvous
4 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.48%) WCF
5 3 (4.11%) HTML
5 3 (4.11%) Web Services
6 2 (2.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.74%) HTML5
6 2 (2.74%) REST
6 2 (2.74%) STL
7 1 (1.37%) CSS3
7 1 (1.37%) JSON
7 1 (1.37%) Kafka
7 1 (1.37%) Node.js
7 1 (1.37%) React
7 1 (1.37%) XSD
7 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (24.66%) Derivative
3 15 (20.55%) Fixed Income
4 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (9.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (5.48%) Equities
7 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (2.74%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.37%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Linux
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Solaris
3 1 (1.37%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (1.37%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (1.37%) ThreadX
3 1 (1.37%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Electronic Trading
2 13 (17.81%) OO
3 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.96%) OOP
5 6 (8.22%) Multithreading
6 5 (6.85%) Multithreaded Programming
6 5 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.48%) PnL Attribution
7 4 (5.48%) Quantitative Research
8 3 (4.11%) Analytics
8 3 (4.11%) Low Latency
8 3 (4.11%) Mathematics
8 3 (4.11%) Quantitative Finance
8 3 (4.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.11%) Scrum
8 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.11%) TDD
8 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.74%) Physics
9 2 (2.74%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) C#
1 73 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (46.58%) Python
3 14 (19.18%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) Java
5 4 (5.48%) Ada
5 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) C
6 2 (2.74%) Perl
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) C++/CLI
7 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Master's Degree
2 4 (5.48%) PhD
3 3 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Ansible
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Sybase
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) Reuters
3 5 (6.85%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.48%) ION Trading
4 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.74%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.74%) Sun
6 1 (1.37%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.37%) IBM