The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £433 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 27 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.89% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 0
Median daily rate £433 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.13% +7.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. 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
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 220 116 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 96.92% 95.87% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 50 58
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £40.00 £24.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Northern Ireland

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Northern Ireland

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 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
County Antrim - 22 £433 - 1
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (82.50%) Finance
3 24 (60.00%) Linux
3 24 (60.00%) Low Latency
4 20 (50.00%) Banking
4 20 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 19 (47.50%) Front Office
5 19 (47.50%) Unix
6 18 (45.00%) Market Making
7 17 (42.50%) OOP
7 17 (42.50%) OOA/OOD
7 17 (42.50%) FIX Protocol
8 16 (40.00%) Windows
9 14 (35.00%) Unit Testing
10 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
10 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
11 12 (30.00%) UML
12 11 (27.50%) Electronic Trading
12 11 (27.50%) Virtual Team
13 10 (25.00%) C
14 9 (22.50%) Equities
15 8 (20.00%) Degree
16 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (12.50%) SQL
17 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
18 2 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
18 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
18 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
19 1 (2.50%) Java

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) CppUnit
General
1 33 (82.50%) Finance
2 20 (50.00%) Banking
3 19 (47.50%) Front Office
4 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Virtual Team
2 9 (22.50%) Equities
3 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 19 (47.50%) Unix
3 16 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Low Latency
2 20 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 18 (45.00%) Market Making
4 17 (42.50%) OOA/OOD
4 17 (42.50%) OOP
5 14 (35.00%) Unit Testing
6 12 (30.00%) UML
7 11 (27.50%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) Index Arbitrage
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (25.00%) C
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
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