The median contractor rate for a C++/Java Developer was £500 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++ Java Developer
UK / England
Rank 542 593 560
Rank change year-on-year +51 -33  
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 35 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.039% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.041% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 22
Median daily rate £500 £450 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -24.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £450 £356
% change year-on-year -16.38% +26.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 -
% change year-on-year -6.50% -  

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++/Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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 +28 18 £558 +59.28% 6
South East +28 12 £405 - 4
South West +1 4 - -
East of England -5 1 £225 -50.00% 3
C++/Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 73 (100.00%) C++
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (49.32%) C#
3 31 (42.47%) Linux
4 25 (34.25%) SQL
5 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (30.14%) OO
6 19 (26.03%) .NET
7 18 (24.66%) XML
7 18 (24.66%) Finance
8 17 (23.29%) Banking
9 16 (21.92%) Unix
9 16 (21.92%) Oracle
10 14 (19.18%) Windows
11 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
12 12 (16.44%) C
12 12 (16.44%) Eclipse
13 11 (15.07%) STL
13 11 (15.07%) Python
13 11 (15.07%) Investment Banking
13 11 (15.07%) Electronic Trading
14 10 (13.70%) Multithreading
14 10 (13.70%) Release Management
14 10 (13.70%) JIRA
14 10 (13.70%) SDLC
14 10 (13.70%) Scrum
14 10 (13.70%) Web Services
14 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
14 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
14 10 (13.70%) MySQL

C++/Java 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 3 (4.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.37%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.74%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Google App Engine
1 4 (5.48%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (5.48%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.74%) Heroku
3 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) LAN
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) MySQL
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Big Data
2 3 (4.11%) KDB
2 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.74%) OLTP
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) Tick Data
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) Kdb+
4 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Eclipse
2 10 (13.70%) JIRA
3 9 (12.33%) Visual Studio
4 7 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.11%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (2.74%) Gradle
7 2 (2.74%) Subversion
7 2 (2.74%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Banking
3 11 (15.07%) Investment Banking
4 9 (12.33%) Front Office
5 5 (6.85%) Aerospace
6 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.37%) Electronics
7 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.37%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.03%) .NET
2 18 (24.66%) XML
3 11 (15.07%) STL
4 10 (13.70%) Web Services
5 9 (12.33%) HTML
5 9 (12.33%) MFC
5 9 (12.33%) XML Messaging
6 8 (10.96%) CSS
7 6 (8.22%) EJB
7 6 (8.22%) J2EE
7 6 (8.22%) JSP
7 6 (8.22%) REST
7 6 (8.22%) Swing
7 6 (8.22%) WCF
7 6 (8.22%) XML Schema
7 6 (8.22%) XSLT
8 3 (4.11%) Dropwizard
8 3 (4.11%) HTML5
8 3 (4.11%) JSON
9 2 (2.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (10.96%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.96%) Equities
3 7 (9.59%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.22%) Replication
5 5 (6.85%) User Experience
6 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.48%) Derivative
6 4 (5.48%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (5.48%) Fixed Income
6 4 (5.48%) Market Risk
7 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (42.47%) Linux
2 16 (21.92%) Unix
3 14 (19.18%) Windows
4 4 (5.48%) Android
4 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (30.14%) OO
2 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
3 11 (15.07%) Electronic Trading
4 10 (13.70%) Multithreading
4 10 (13.70%) Release Management
4 10 (13.70%) Scrum
4 10 (13.70%) SDLC
5 9 (12.33%) MVC
5 9 (12.33%) UML
6 7 (9.59%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (9.59%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.22%) Code Coverage
7 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.22%) Data Transformation
7 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
7 6 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.22%) Validation
8 5 (6.85%) Analytics
8 5 (6.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) C++
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (49.32%) C#
3 25 (34.25%) SQL
4 12 (16.44%) C
5 11 (15.07%) Python
6 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.96%) Perl
8 4 (5.48%) Apex Code
9 3 (4.11%) Ada
9 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.11%) Go
9 3 (4.11%) Scala
10 2 (2.74%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.74%) Korn
10 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.74%) Ruby
10 2 (2.74%) Rust
10 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Ansible
1 2 (2.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Oracle
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.59%) Google
3 7 (9.59%) Sybase
4 6 (8.22%) Telerik
5 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.74%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.74%) Solace
7 1 (1.37%) Adobe
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
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