Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 800 743 832
Rank change year-on-year -57 +89 -91
Contract jobs citing Boost C++ Libraries 100 117 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.12% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.38% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 97 66
UK median daily rate £588 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £525 £360 £315
90th Percentile £925 £925 £704
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £330
% change year-on-year +4.05% +31.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £46.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.27% +14.20% +24.62%
10th Percentile £39.75 £42.50 £38.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.47 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -7.78% +11.11% +24.62%

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 35,333 31,109 31,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.60% 32.46% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,938 21,448 22,119
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 380 379
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +9.59% -1.46%
10th Percentile £15.24 £15.91 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.08 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.88% +11.11% -2.70%

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 21 August 2018.

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 10 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 21 August 2018. 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 -20 97 £588 -6.00% 46
London -31 80 £594 -5.00% 21
UK excluding London -32 20 £450 +4.05% 30
South East -23 11 - - 16
North of England -14 4 - - 2
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Scotland -32 3 - - 5
East of England - 1 £450 - 5
Midlands - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Boost C++ Libraries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Boost C++ Libraries.

1 100 (100.00%) C++
2 82 (82.00%) STL
3 52 (52.00%) Python
4 38 (38.00%) Front Office
5 37 (37.00%) Oracle
5 37 (37.00%) SQL
5 37 (37.00%) Multithreading
6 36 (36.00%) Windows
7 34 (34.00%) SDLC
8 32 (32.00%) Fixed Income
9 29 (29.00%) C#
10 28 (28.00%) XML
10 28 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (28.00%) Derivative
11 27 (27.00%) Finance
12 26 (26.00%) Subversion
13 24 (24.00%) RDBMS
13 24 (24.00%) VC++
13 24 (24.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 24 (24.00%) Equity Derivative
13 24 (24.00%) Relational Database
14 23 (23.00%) Low Latency
14 23 (23.00%) Linux
15 20 (20.00%) Java
16 19 (19.00%) Unix
17 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (17.00%) OO
18 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
19 13 (13.00%) Algorithmic Trading
20 11 (11.00%) Unit Testing

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 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.00%) DHCP
2 4 (4.00%) DNS
2 4 (4.00%) HTTP
2 4 (4.00%) L2TP
2 4 (4.00%) MPLS
3 2 (2.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (2.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (2.00%) GSM
3 2 (2.00%) LTE
3 2 (2.00%) MGW
3 2 (2.00%) PBX
3 2 (2.00%) RANAP
3 2 (2.00%) RTP
3 2 (2.00%) SGSN
3 2 (2.00%) UMTS
3 2 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.00%) RDBMS
1 24 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.00%) KDB
3 1 (1.00%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (26.00%) Subversion
2 9 (9.00%) GoogleTest
3 8 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.00%) JIRA
5 6 (6.00%) GCC
5 6 (6.00%) GDB
6 4 (4.00%) CppUnit
6 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.00%) Trac
8 1 (1.00%) CMake
8 1 (1.00%) Gradle
8 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.00%) Mercurial
General
1 38 (38.00%) Front Office
2 27 (27.00%) Finance
3 10 (10.00%) Banking
3 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.00%) Games
5 4 (4.00%) Automotive
6 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (84.00%) Developer
2 81 (81.00%) C++ Developer
3 24 (24.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
3 24 (24.00%) Front Office Developer
3 24 (24.00%) Visual C++ Developer
4 15 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 14 (14.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (11.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 8 (8.00%) Senior C++ Developer
7 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.00%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
9 6 (6.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
10 5 (5.00%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
10 5 (5.00%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
11 4 (4.00%) C++ Analyst Programmer
11 4 (4.00%) Programmer
11 4 (4.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (82.00%) STL
2 28 (28.00%) XML
3 6 (6.00%) .NET
4 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.00%) Ext JS
4 2 (2.00%) OpenCL
5 1 (1.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.00%) Fixed Income
2 28 (28.00%) Derivative
2 28 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (24.00%) Equity Derivative
3 24 (24.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 9 (9.00%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (8.00%) Algorithms
6 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.00%) CUDA
8 2 (2.00%) Equities
9 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.00%) Fintech
9 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.00%) Windows
2 23 (23.00%) Linux
3 19 (19.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.00%) Multithreading
2 34 (34.00%) SDLC
3 23 (23.00%) Low Latency
4 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.00%) OO
5 17 (17.00%) Software Engineering
6 13 (13.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 11 (11.00%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.00%) Analytics
8 10 (10.00%) TDD
9 8 (8.00%) Process Architecture
10 6 (6.00%) Electronic Trading
10 6 (6.00%) Multithreaded Programming
10 6 (6.00%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.00%) Scrum
11 5 (5.00%) FX Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (4.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 4 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
12 4 (4.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) C++
2 52 (52.00%) Python
3 37 (37.00%) SQL
4 29 (29.00%) C#
5 24 (24.00%) VC++
6 20 (20.00%) Java
7 11 (11.00%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.00%) C
9 5 (5.00%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.00%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (3.00%) Perl
11 3 (3.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) MISRA
1 4 (4.00%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (37.00%) Oracle
2 9 (9.00%) Google
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco
3 2 (2.00%) Intel
4 1 (1.00%) Sybase