The median contractor rate for a Senior C++ Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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.

Senior C++ Developer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 600 592
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 15 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.028% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.030% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 9
Median daily rate £550 £588 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.38% -2.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £635 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +4.84% +17.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +25.71%  

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 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
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 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +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 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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 +33 14 £550 -12.00% 12
South East +10 1 £350 -17.64% 2
Senior C++ Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 27 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Multithreading
4 10 (37.04%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Banking
6 7 (25.93%) TDD
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) Unix
7 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (22.22%) Derivative
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (18.52%) OO
8 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 5 (18.52%) Scrum
8 5 (18.52%) Low Latency
9 4 (14.81%) High Availability
9 4 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (14.81%) OOD
9 4 (14.81%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) Perl
9 4 (14.81%) C
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
10 3 (11.11%) Fixed Income

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 3 (11.11%) DataSynapse
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) NGN
2 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) CouchDB
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) KDB
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) ERwin
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Log4Net
3 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Front Office
4 2 (7.41%) Games
4 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (7.41%) Pandas
3 2 (7.41%) Qt
3 2 (7.41%) STL
3 2 (7.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (7.41%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) DOM
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) JiBX
4 1 (3.70%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Derivative
2 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.11%) Fintech
2 3 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.41%) Grid Computing
3 2 (7.41%) Internet of Things
3 2 (7.41%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Equities
4 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.70%) Social Gaming
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Multithreading
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 5 (18.52%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (18.52%) Low Latency
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) High Availability
6 4 (14.81%) OOD
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Network Packet Capture
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (37.04%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) C
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.70%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.70%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Infragistics
3 1 (3.70%) Reuters
3 1 (3.70%) Samsung
3 1 (3.70%) Solace
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) Sybase
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday