Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior C++ Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 810 839 821
Rank change year-on-year +29 -18 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 41 27 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.028% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.029% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 39
England median daily rate £625 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -2.27% -
10th Percentile £263 £358 £355
90th Percentile £913 £835 £750
UK median daily rate £475 £538 £550
% change year-on-year -11.63% -2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Senior C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 30 £625 +4.17% 8
South East +9 7 - - 1
East of England - 3 £275 - 9
North of England +71 1 £340 -45.60% 1
North East +68 1 £340 -45.60%
Senior C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 41 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
4 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
5 13 (31.71%) Java
5 13 (31.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (29.27%) TDD
7 10 (24.39%) Front Office
7 10 (24.39%) C#
8 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
8 9 (21.95%) Banking
9 8 (19.51%) Python
9 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
9 8 (19.51%) Multithreading
9 8 (19.51%) Software Architecture
9 8 (19.51%) GoogleTest
9 8 (19.51%) Low Latency
9 8 (19.51%) Yocto
10 7 (17.07%) Electronic Trading
11 6 (14.63%) Data Structures
11 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
12 5 (12.20%) PhD
12 5 (12.20%) DevOps
12 5 (12.20%) SQLite
12 5 (12.20%) Open Source
13 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
13 4 (9.76%) Algorithmic Trading

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 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQLite
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.88%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (4.88%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (2.44%) Blockchain
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) KDB
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.51%) GoogleTest
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.88%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) Gradle
5 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Front Office
3 9 (21.95%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Games
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Yocto
2 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) HTML5
2 3 (7.32%) Node.js
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.44%) JNI
4 1 (2.44%) QML
4 1 (2.44%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (14.63%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Equities
4 3 (7.32%) Fintech
5 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.44%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
2 12 (29.27%) TDD
3 9 (21.95%) Risk Management
4 8 (19.51%) Low Latency
4 8 (19.51%) Multithreading
4 8 (19.51%) Software Architecture
4 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.07%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (12.20%) DevOps
6 5 (12.20%) Open Source
7 4 (9.76%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (9.76%) Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) Market Making
7 4 (9.76%) OO
7 4 (9.76%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 13 (31.71%) Java
4 10 (24.39%) C#
5 8 (19.51%) Python
6 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) C
7 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.44%) Go
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) PhD
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
1 2 (4.88%) Sybase