The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 24 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.

C++ Developer
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 60 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.95% - 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.70% - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 0 0
Median daily rate £423 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £382 £335
% change year-on-year +7.98% +14.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.43%  

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 339 94 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 95.76% 94.00% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 46 42
Median daily rate £413 £388 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +72.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £272 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £17.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 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
County Antrim - 49 £413 - 2
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 87 (100.00%) C++
2 80 (91.95%) Finance
3 72 (82.76%) Low Latency
4 69 (79.31%) Linux
5 59 (67.82%) Banking
6 58 (66.67%) Multithreading
7 56 (64.37%) Front Office
8 53 (60.92%) Unix
9 51 (58.62%) OOP
9 51 (58.62%) OOA/OOD
9 51 (58.62%) Market Making
10 49 (56.32%) FIX Protocol
11 43 (49.43%) Electronic Trading
12 30 (34.48%) Visual Studio
13 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
13 25 (28.74%) Unit Testing
14 23 (26.44%) Windows
15 19 (21.84%) UML
16 14 (16.09%) Equities
16 14 (16.09%) Virtual Team
17 13 (14.94%) Degree
18 12 (13.79%) C#
19 11 (12.64%) Computer Science Degree
20 10 (11.49%) C
21 8 (9.20%) Investment Banking
21 8 (9.20%) Requirements Analysis
21 8 (9.20%) SQL
22 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
23 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
24 5 (5.75%) SOA

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) KDB
Development Applications
1 30 (34.48%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.75%) Bitbucket
2 5 (5.75%) JIRA
2 5 (5.75%) NUnit
3 1 (1.15%) CppUnit
General
1 80 (91.95%) Finance
2 59 (67.82%) Banking
3 56 (64.37%) Front Office
4 8 (9.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (56.32%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (5.75%) .NET
2 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
2 5 (5.75%) .NET Remoting
2 5 (5.75%) JSON
2 5 (5.75%) Protocol Buffers
2 5 (5.75%) REST
2 5 (5.75%) WCF
2 5 (5.75%) Web Services
2 5 (5.75%) XML
3 2 (2.30%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Equities
1 14 (16.09%) Virtual Team
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 69 (79.31%) Linux
2 53 (60.92%) Unix
3 23 (26.44%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (82.76%) Low Latency
2 58 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 51 (58.62%) Market Making
3 51 (58.62%) OOA/OOD
3 51 (58.62%) OOP
4 43 (49.43%) Electronic Trading
5 25 (28.74%) Unit Testing
6 19 (21.84%) UML
7 8 (9.20%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.75%) Asynchronous Programming
9 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.75%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (5.75%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (5.75%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.75%) SOA
9 5 (5.75%) TDD
9 5 (5.75%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.45%) Refactoring
11 2 (2.30%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (13.79%) C#
3 10 (11.49%) C
4 8 (9.20%) SQL
5 5 (5.75%) C++/CLI
5 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.45%) Java
7 2 (2.30%) Python
7 2 (2.30%) R
7 2 (2.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Degree
2 11 (12.64%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Google
1 5 (5.75%) Perforce
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