Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Boost C++ Libraries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Boost C++ Libraries over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Boost C++ Libraries
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 739 818 709
Rank change year-on-year +79 -109 +14
Contract jobs citing Boost C++ Libraries 116 80 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.075% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.25% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 60 149
UK median daily rate £605 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.22% +4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £370 £315 £313
90th Percentile £935 £728 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +14.85% -5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
UK median hourly rate £47.67 £41.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.26% +26.15% -30.48%
10th Percentile £43.63 £40.40 £31.25
90th Percentile £48.47 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +26.15% -15.58%

Boost C++ Libraries is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31758 32027 31623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.03% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22268 22307 21564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 374 527
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.55 £13.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.35 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.15 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.53% -4.00% +11.19%

Boost C++ Libraries
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Boost C++ Libraries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Boost C++ Libraries in the UK

Boost C++ Libraries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Boost C++ Libraries in the UK

Boost C++ Libraries
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Boost C++ Libraries over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Boost C++ Libraries in the UK

Boost C++ Libraries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Boost C++ Libraries.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Boost C++ Libraries in the UK

Boost C++ Libraries
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Boost C++ Libraries within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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
England +70 111 £625 +8.70% 22
London +26 94 £625 +8.70% 15
UK excluding London +30 21 £379 +14.85% 8
South East +11 9 - - 7
South West - 4 £270 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £446 -
North East - 3 - -
North of England - 3 - -
Scotland +14 1 £325 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Boost C++ Libraries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Boost C++ Libraries.

1 116 (100.00%) C++
2 85 (73.28%) STL
3 71 (61.21%) Multithreading
4 60 (51.72%) Linux
5 54 (46.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 44 (37.93%) Python
7 43 (37.07%) Front Office
8 40 (34.48%) Unix
8 40 (34.48%) Windows
9 36 (31.03%) Low Latency
10 34 (29.31%) C#
11 33 (28.45%) C
12 30 (25.86%) Finance
12 30 (25.86%) Software Engineering
12 30 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (25.00%) .NET
13 29 (25.00%) XML
14 25 (21.55%) SQL
14 25 (21.55%) Fixed Income
15 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (19.83%) Banking
16 23 (19.83%) Investment Banking
16 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
17 22 (18.97%) Derivative
17 22 (18.97%) Electronic Trading
17 22 (18.97%) Risk Analytics
17 22 (18.97%) Analytics
18 21 (18.10%) Microsoft Excel
19 20 (17.24%) Perl
19 20 (17.24%) CMS

Boost C++ Libraries
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 20 (17.24%) CMS
2 2 (1.72%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (15.52%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.86%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) SunGard Martini
2 2 (1.72%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) GSM
2 7 (6.03%) 3G
2 7 (6.03%) 4G
2 7 (6.03%) Asterisk PBX
2 7 (6.03%) Diameter Protocol
2 7 (6.03%) GGSN
2 7 (6.03%) LTE
2 7 (6.03%) MGW
2 7 (6.03%) OpenFlow
2 7 (6.03%) PBX
2 7 (6.03%) RANAP
2 7 (6.03%) RTP
2 7 (6.03%) SGSN
2 7 (6.03%) UMTS
2 7 (6.03%) VoIP
2 7 (6.03%) Wireshark
3 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.72%) HTTP
4 2 (1.72%) Internet
4 2 (1.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.86%) KDB
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Subversion
2 12 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.76%) GCC
4 8 (6.90%) GDB
5 7 (6.03%) CppUnit
5 7 (6.03%) Trac
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.72%) JIRA
7 2 (1.72%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (37.07%) Front Office
2 30 (25.86%) Finance
3 23 (19.83%) Banking
3 23 (19.83%) Investment Banking
4 14 (12.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (81.03%) Developer
2 90 (77.59%) C++ Developer
3 25 (21.55%) Software Engineer
4 23 (19.83%) C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (13.79%) C++ Pricing Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Pricing Developer
6 14 (12.07%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
6 14 (12.07%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 12 (10.34%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 12 (10.34%) Front Office Developer
8 11 (9.48%) Analytics Developer
8 11 (9.48%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 10 (8.62%) C++ Software Developer
9 10 (8.62%) Quantitative Developer
10 9 (7.76%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 8 (6.90%) C Developer
11 8 (6.90%) C/C++ Developer
11 8 (6.90%) Linux Developer
12 7 (6.03%) Telecoms Engineer
12 7 (6.03%) Telecoms Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (73.28%) STL
2 29 (25.00%) .NET
2 29 (25.00%) XML
3 5 (4.31%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (2.59%) MFC
4 3 (2.59%) WPF
5 2 (1.72%) Celery
5 2 (1.72%) Flask
5 2 (1.72%) HTML
5 2 (1.72%) JSON
5 2 (1.72%) NumPy
5 2 (1.72%) Pandas
5 2 (1.72%) Qt
5 2 (1.72%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.86%) ATL
6 1 (0.86%) Middleware
6 1 (0.86%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 54 (46.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (21.55%) Fixed Income
4 22 (18.97%) Derivative
5 20 (17.24%) Swaptions
6 18 (15.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
7 10 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (6.90%) Algorithms
9 6 (5.17%) Data Structures
10 4 (3.45%) Equities
10 4 (3.45%) Virtual Team
11 3 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (1.72%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.86%) CCTV
13 1 (0.86%) EPoS
13 1 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.86%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 60 (51.72%) Linux
2 40 (34.48%) Unix
2 40 (34.48%) Windows
3 15 (12.93%) Windows 7
4 12 (10.34%) Solaris
5 10 (8.62%) CentOS
6 3 (2.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (61.21%) Multithreading
2 36 (31.03%) Low Latency
3 30 (25.86%) Software Engineering
4 24 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (18.97%) Analytics
5 22 (18.97%) Electronic Trading
5 22 (18.97%) Risk Analytics
6 16 (13.79%) Quantitative Research
6 16 (13.79%) SDLC
7 14 (12.07%) Algorithmic Trading
8 11 (9.48%) High-Frequency Trading
9 10 (8.62%) System Testing
10 8 (6.90%) Multithreaded Programming
10 8 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (6.03%) Cross-Platform Development
11 7 (6.03%) OO
11 7 (6.03%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (6.03%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 116 (100.00%) C++
2 44 (37.93%) Python
3 34 (29.31%) C#
4 33 (28.45%) C
5 25 (21.55%) SQL
6 20 (17.24%) Perl
7 10 (8.62%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.90%) Java
9 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.86%) AWK
10 1 (0.86%) Delphi
10 1 (0.86%) Korn
10 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.86%) sed
10 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.86%) VBA
10 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Degree
2 9 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) KVM
1 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Ansible
1 7 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) Oracle
3 10 (8.62%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.03%) Cisco
4 7 (6.03%) VMware
5 3 (2.59%) SunGard
6 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.86%) Borland
7 1 (0.86%) QAD
7 1 (0.86%) Solace