The median contractor rate for a C++/C# Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++/C# Developer
UK / England
Rank 530 592 551
Rank change year-on-year +62 -41  
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 47 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.041% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.043% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 36
Median daily rate £575 £625 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £492 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £740 £735
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £363 £309
% change year-on-year -4.13% +17.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £38.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.26% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £38.63 -
% change year-on-year +2.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured C++/C# Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +41 37 £610 -4.31% 10
South West +6 6 £350 - 1
South East - 3 £348 - 4
North West +21 1 £425 +37.09%
C++/C# Developer
UK

C++/C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 105 (100.00%) C#
1 105 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (44.76%) Front Office
3 42 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (40.00%) Java
4 41 (39.05%) Fixed Income
5 32 (30.48%) Python
6 26 (24.76%) Subversion
7 24 (22.86%) Finance
7 24 (22.86%) Linux
8 23 (21.90%) Windows
9 21 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 20 (19.05%) QA
10 20 (19.05%) SDLC
11 18 (17.14%) Electronic Trading
11 18 (17.14%) TeamCity
11 18 (17.14%) Quality Management
11 18 (17.14%) Migration
11 18 (17.14%) Management Information System
11 18 (17.14%) Software Testing
11 18 (17.14%) Cross-Platform Development
12 17 (16.19%) SQL
13 15 (14.29%) Derivative
13 15 (14.29%) .NET
13 15 (14.29%) TIBCO
13 15 (14.29%) Rendezvous
13 15 (14.29%) OO
14 14 (13.33%) WPF
15 13 (12.38%) Mathematics
15 13 (12.38%) Multithreading

C++/C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.81%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.90%) DataSynapse
3 2 (1.90%) SAS
3 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.52%) RMDS
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.95%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.90%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) GitHub
2 1 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.95%) DNS
2 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) KDB
2 2 (1.90%) MySQL
2 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.90%) Tick Data
3 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.95%) Kdb+
3 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.95%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Subversion
2 18 (17.14%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.81%) JIRA
5 3 (2.86%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.86%) ERwin
5 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.86%) Log4Net
5 3 (2.86%) NUnit
5 3 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.95%) InstallShield
General
1 47 (44.76%) Front Office
2 24 (22.86%) Finance
3 11 (10.48%) Banking
4 6 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.76%) Games
6 3 (2.86%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.90%) Electronics
7 2 (1.90%) Law
8 1 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) .NET
1 15 (14.29%) Rendezvous
2 14 (13.33%) WPF
3 12 (11.43%) WinForms
4 7 (6.67%) XML
5 5 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.86%) DOM
6 3 (2.86%) JiBX
6 3 (2.86%) JSP
6 3 (2.86%) SOAP
7 2 (1.90%) COM+
7 2 (1.90%) MFC
8 1 (0.95%) DCOM
8 1 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.95%) jQuery
8 1 (0.95%) Spring
8 1 (0.95%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (39.05%) Fixed Income
2 21 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 18 (17.14%) Management Information System
4 15 (14.29%) Derivative
5 12 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.76%) Market Risk
7 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.81%) Equities
7 4 (3.81%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.86%) User Experience
9 2 (1.90%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.90%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.95%) iPhone
10 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) Linux
2 23 (21.90%) Windows
3 4 (3.81%) Unix
4 3 (2.86%) Solaris
5 2 (1.90%) Android
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.05%) SDLC
3 18 (17.14%) Cross-Platform Development
3 18 (17.14%) Electronic Trading
3 18 (17.14%) Migration
3 18 (17.14%) Quality Management
3 18 (17.14%) Software Testing
4 15 (14.29%) OO
5 13 (12.38%) Mathematics
5 13 (12.38%) Multithreading
6 11 (10.48%) Scrum
7 10 (9.52%) Multithreaded Programming
7 10 (9.52%) TDD
8 8 (7.62%) High Availability
8 8 (7.62%) Low Latency
8 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.71%) MVC
11 5 (4.76%) Analytics
11 5 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) C#
1 105 (100.00%) C++
2 42 (40.00%) Java
3 32 (30.48%) Python
4 17 (16.19%) SQL
5 9 (8.57%) C
6 8 (7.62%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.67%) Perl
8 4 (3.81%) Apex Code
8 4 (3.81%) VC++
9 3 (2.86%) Ada
9 3 (2.86%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.90%) Rust
10 2 (1.90%) Scala
10 2 (1.90%) VB
10 2 (1.90%) VB6
10 2 (1.90%) VBA
11 1 (0.95%) Go
11 1 (0.95%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) IFRS
2 1 (0.95%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 10 (9.52%) ION Trading
2 10 (9.52%) Reuters
3 9 (8.57%) Sybase
4 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle
5 4 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.86%) Infragistics
6 3 (2.86%) Sun
7 2 (1.90%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.90%) Eze Software Group
7 2 (1.90%) Google
8 1 (0.95%) Adobe
8 1 (0.95%) Apple
8 1 (0.95%) Facebook
8 1 (0.95%) Solace
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