The median contractor rate for a C++/Java Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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++ Java Developer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 582 605
Rank change year-on-year +21 +23  
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 22 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.077% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.081% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 10
Median daily rate £488 £480 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £480 £356
% change year-on-year -32.29% +34.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.42% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +31.42% -6.66%  

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 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
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 £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

C++/Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured C++/Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for C++/Java Developer in England

C++/Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++/Java Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++/Java Developer in England

C++/Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++/Java Developer in England

C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++/Java Developer in England

C++/Java 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++/Java Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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 12 £525 +1.94% 5
South East +34 9 £325 -9.72% 2
South West -3 1 - - 1
C++/Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) C++
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (48.21%) C#
3 24 (42.86%) Linux
4 22 (39.29%) SQL
5 16 (28.57%) C
6 14 (25.00%) Oracle
6 14 (25.00%) Finance
7 13 (23.21%) Eclipse
7 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.43%) Windows
8 12 (21.43%) XML
8 12 (21.43%) .NET
9 11 (19.64%) OO
10 10 (17.86%) MFC
10 10 (17.86%) MySQL
10 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
10 10 (17.86%) MVC
10 10 (17.86%) XML Messaging
10 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
10 10 (17.86%) Degree
10 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
11 9 (16.07%) Banking
11 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
11 9 (16.07%) Scrum
11 9 (16.07%) Client/Server
11 9 (16.07%) Multithreaded Programming
12 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 8 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
12 8 (14.29%) JIRA

C++/Java 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 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Google App Engine
1 4 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (7.14%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.79%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.57%) OLTP
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) KDB
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Eclipse
2 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
3 8 (14.29%) JIRA
4 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.36%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.79%) Gradle
7 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Front Office
4 4 (7.14%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.79%) Electronics
7 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET
1 12 (21.43%) XML
2 10 (17.86%) MFC
2 10 (17.86%) XML Messaging
3 5 (8.93%) REST
3 5 (8.93%) STL
4 4 (7.14%) JNI
4 4 (7.14%) Web Services
5 3 (5.36%) WCF
5 3 (5.36%) WPF
6 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (3.57%) HTML5
7 1 (1.79%) CSS
7 1 (1.79%) JPA
7 1 (1.79%) JSON
7 1 (1.79%) Node.js
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.79%) Spring
7 1 (1.79%) WinForms
7 1 (1.79%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.07%) Client/Server
3 7 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 7 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.14%) Replication
4 4 (7.14%) User Experience
5 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.36%) Derivative
5 3 (5.36%) Equities
5 3 (5.36%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Linux
2 12 (21.43%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) Unix
4 2 (3.57%) Android
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.64%) OO
3 10 (17.86%) Multithreading
3 10 (17.86%) MVC
4 9 (16.07%) Multithreaded Programming
4 9 (16.07%) Scrum
4 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 8 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
6 7 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (12.50%) SDLC
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 5 (8.93%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (8.93%) Release Management
8 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.14%) Data Transformation
8 4 (7.14%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.14%) UML
9 3 (5.36%) Low Latency
9 3 (5.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C++
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (48.21%) C#
3 22 (39.29%) SQL
4 16 (28.57%) C
5 7 (12.50%) Assembly Language
6 6 (10.71%) Python
7 3 (5.36%) Ada
8 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.57%) Korn
8 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.79%) APL
9 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.79%) Go
9 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) Rust
9 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.57%) PhD
4 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Ansible
1 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Google
3 4 (7.14%) Sybase
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) Telerik
5 2 (3.57%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.79%) Luciad
6 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Solace
6 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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