The median contractor rate for a Senior C++ Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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.

Senior C++ Developer
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 607 608
Rank change year-on-year +37 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 19 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.033% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.035% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 25
Median daily rate £525 £550 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £392 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £645 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £538 £338
% change year-on-year -23.25% +59.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
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 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
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 £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C++ Developer in England

Senior C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior C++ Developer in England

Senior C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior C++ Developer in England

Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior C++ Developer in England

Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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 +1 14 £625 +13.63% 16
South East +28 4 £385 -26.66% 3
East of England - 1 £275 - 3
Senior C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 13 (40.63%) Banking
4 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Finance
5 10 (31.25%) Python
5 10 (31.25%) Multithreading
6 8 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.88%) Unix
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle
8 6 (18.75%) Sybase
8 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
8 6 (18.75%) Equities
8 6 (18.75%) Use Case
9 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.63%) TDD
9 5 (15.63%) C
9 5 (15.63%) STL
9 5 (15.63%) BDD
10 4 (12.50%) High Availability
10 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
10 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.50%) Fintech
10 4 (12.50%) Windows
10 4 (12.50%) UML
10 4 (12.50%) C#
10 4 (12.50%) Perl
10 4 (12.50%) MFC

Senior 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 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (3.13%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) NUnit
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.13%) ERwin
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Log4Net
3 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (40.63%) Banking
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.50%) Front Office
5 3 (9.38%) Games
6 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (3.13%) Back Office
7 1 (3.13%) Electronics
7 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) STL
2 4 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (12.50%) MFC
3 3 (9.38%) DirectX
3 3 (9.38%) Qt
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) Node.js
4 2 (6.25%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.13%) CSS3
5 1 (3.13%) JiBX
5 1 (3.13%) JSP
5 1 (3.13%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (3.13%) QML
5 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Equities
2 4 (12.50%) Derivative
2 4 (12.50%) Fintech
2 4 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.25%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Multithreading
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Use Case
4 5 (15.63%) BDD
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) High Availability
5 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 4 (12.50%) UML
5 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) OO
6 3 (9.38%) Open Source
6 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
6 3 (9.38%) User Stories
7 2 (6.25%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) C
5 4 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) Embedded C++
5 4 (12.50%) Perl
5 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.38%) Java
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) C++/CLI
8 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.13%) SPARQL
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
1 6 (18.75%) Sybase
2 3 (9.38%) ILOG
3 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.13%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Infragistics
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) Reuters
3 1 (3.13%) Samsung
3 1 (3.13%) Solace
3 1 (3.13%) Sun
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