The median contractor rate for a C++/C# Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 589 532
Rank change year-on-year +54 -57  
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 55 48 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.097% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 71
Median daily rate £550 £650 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £539 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -7.69% -  

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 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +9 38 £550 -15.38% 6
South East +26 7 £225 - 5
North West - 7 £438 - 1
South West +14 3 £396 +5.66% 2
C++/C# Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 102 (100.00%) C#
1 102 (100.00%) C++
2 51 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 40 (39.22%) Finance
4 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (30.39%) Java
6 27 (26.47%) Sybase
6 27 (26.47%) Python
6 27 (26.47%) Derivative
7 26 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (22.55%) Shell Script
8 23 (22.55%) Windows
9 22 (21.57%) Perl
9 22 (21.57%) Front Office
9 22 (21.57%) Degree
10 21 (20.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (19.61%) Unix
11 20 (19.61%) Linux
12 18 (17.65%) SQL
13 17 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 17 (16.67%) XML
14 16 (15.69%) Banking
15 15 (14.71%) Equities
15 15 (14.71%) Equity Derivative
15 15 (14.71%) .NET
15 15 (14.71%) C
15 15 (14.71%) WPF
16 14 (13.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 12 (11.76%) Mathematics
18 11 (10.78%) Subversion

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 9 (8.82%) CMS
2 6 (5.88%) Kinematics
3 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (0.98%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) KDB
2 2 (1.96%) MySQL
2 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.98%) Kdb+
3 1 (0.98%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 11 (10.78%) Subversion
2 8 (7.84%) TeamCity
3 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.90%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.92%) JIRA
5 4 (3.92%) NUnit
6 3 (2.94%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.94%) ERwin
6 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.94%) Log4Net
6 3 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.98%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.98%) NuGet
7 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (39.22%) Finance
2 22 (21.57%) Front Office
3 16 (15.69%) Banking
4 10 (9.80%) Games
5 4 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.94%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.67%) XML
2 15 (14.71%) .NET
2 15 (14.71%) WPF
3 14 (13.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 10 (9.80%) STL
5 9 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 9 (8.82%) WinForms
6 8 (7.84%) Unreal Engine
7 5 (4.90%) Rendezvous
7 5 (4.90%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (2.94%) DOM
8 3 (2.94%) JiBX
8 3 (2.94%) JSP
8 3 (2.94%) SOAP
9 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.98%) MFC
9 1 (0.98%) Protocol Buffers
9 1 (0.98%) Qt
9 1 (0.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 27 (26.47%) Derivative
3 26 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (20.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 15 (14.71%) Equities
6 15 (14.71%) Equity Derivative
7 10 (9.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 9 (8.82%) Swaptions
9 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
10 4 (3.92%) Robotics
11 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
11 3 (2.94%) User Experience
12 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.98%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.98%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Windows
2 20 (19.61%) Linux
2 20 (19.61%) Unix
3 3 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 11 (10.78%) TDD
4 10 (9.80%) Analytics
5 9 (8.82%) Change Management
5 9 (8.82%) Electronic Trading
5 9 (8.82%) Quantitative Research
5 9 (8.82%) Risk Analytics
5 9 (8.82%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.84%) Cross-Platform Development
6 8 (7.84%) Migration
6 8 (7.84%) OO
6 8 (7.84%) Quality Management
6 8 (7.84%) SDLC
6 8 (7.84%) Software Testing
7 7 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.86%) Use Case
8 6 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 6 (5.88%) High Availability
8 6 (5.88%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) C#
1 102 (100.00%) C++
2 31 (30.39%) Java
3 27 (26.47%) Python
4 23 (22.55%) Shell Script
5 22 (21.57%) Perl
6 18 (17.65%) SQL
7 15 (14.71%) C
8 3 (2.94%) Ada
8 3 (2.94%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.94%) VB
8 3 (2.94%) VB6
9 2 (1.96%) Scala
9 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.96%) VBA
10 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.98%) APL
10 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.98%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.98%) F#
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Degree
2 7 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (26.47%) Sybase
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.88%) NVIDIA
4 5 (4.90%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.94%) Infragistics
5 3 (2.94%) Oracle
5 3 (2.94%) Sun
6 2 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (0.98%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.98%) Eze Software Group
7 1 (0.98%) Perforce
7 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com