Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 786 736 733
Rank change year-on-year -50 -3 +9
Contract jobs citing Boost C++ Libraries 92 120 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 86 115
UK median daily rate £625 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -12.50%
10th Percentile £405 £355 £349
90th Percentile £950 £811 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £324 £368
% change year-on-year -15.90% -11.84% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 10
UK median hourly rate £47.67 £41.00 £36.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.26% +12.71% -32.64%
10th Percentile £32.50 £40.40 £31.25
90th Percentile £48.29 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year - +12.71% -

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 31,963 29,995 31,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.09% 31.47% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,794 20,671 21,544
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £590 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 335 587
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.25 £15.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £55.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +8.70%

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 22 January 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 8 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 22 January 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 -26 92 £625 +8.70% 58
London -57 64 £625 +8.70% 27
UK excluding London +6 28 £273 -15.90% 35
South East -27 22 - - 14
South West +10 4 £270 - 3
East of England -22 1 £450 +36.36% 9
North of England - 1 - - 3
North East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 92 (100.00%) C++
2 57 (61.96%) STL
3 52 (56.52%) Linux
3 52 (56.52%) Multithreading
4 36 (39.13%) Software Engineering
5 32 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (34.78%) Unix
6 28 (30.43%) Front Office
6 28 (30.43%) Telecoms
7 22 (23.91%) GCC
8 20 (21.74%) GDB
8 20 (21.74%) Python
8 20 (21.74%) C
9 19 (20.65%) Windows
9 19 (20.65%) Low Latency
10 18 (19.57%) GSM
10 18 (19.57%) C#
11 17 (18.48%) Finance
11 17 (18.48%) Electronic Trading
12 16 (17.39%) Subversion
13 14 (15.22%) Algorithmic Trading
14 13 (14.13%) .NET
15 12 (13.04%) Investment Banking
15 12 (13.04%) Banking
16 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (11.96%) VMware
16 11 (11.96%) KVM
16 11 (11.96%) SDLC
17 10 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
17 10 (10.87%) Ansible

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 5 (5.43%) nginx
2 4 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (2.17%) Mongoose
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.09%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.57%) GSM
2 10 (10.87%) 3G
2 10 (10.87%) 4G
2 10 (10.87%) OpenFlow
3 8 (8.70%) Asterisk PBX
3 8 (8.70%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (8.70%) GGSN
3 8 (8.70%) LTE
3 8 (8.70%) MGW
3 8 (8.70%) PBX
3 8 (8.70%) RANAP
3 8 (8.70%) RTP
3 8 (8.70%) SGSN
3 8 (8.70%) UMTS
3 8 (8.70%) VoIP
3 8 (8.70%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.17%) HTTP
4 2 (2.17%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (23.91%) GCC
2 20 (21.74%) GDB
3 16 (17.39%) Subversion
4 8 (8.70%) Trac
5 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.17%) Hudson
7 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (30.43%) Front Office
1 28 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 17 (18.48%) Finance
3 12 (13.04%) Banking
3 12 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (61.96%) Developer
2 49 (53.26%) C++ Developer
3 33 (35.87%) Software Engineer
4 28 (30.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 17 (18.48%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
5 17 (18.48%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 14 (15.22%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Telecoms Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Telecoms Software Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) C Developer
8 5 (5.43%) C/C++ Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Python Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Credit Risk Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Analytics Developer
10 3 (3.26%) C++ Pricing Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Front Office C++ Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Pricing Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (61.96%) STL
2 13 (14.13%) .NET
3 7 (7.61%) Flask
3 7 (7.61%) NumPy
3 7 (7.61%) XML
4 5 (5.43%) Celery
4 5 (5.43%) MFC
4 5 (5.43%) Pandas
4 5 (5.43%) WPF
5 3 (3.26%) HTML
6 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.17%) JSON
6 2 (2.17%) React
6 2 (2.17%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 2 (2.17%) WebSockets
6 2 (2.17%) wxWidgets
7 1 (1.09%) POSIX
7 1 (1.09%) Qt
7 1 (1.09%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Derivative
3 7 (7.61%) Credit Risk
4 6 (6.52%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.43%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.26%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (3.26%) Swaptions
6 3 (3.26%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.09%) CCTV
8 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 52 (56.52%) Linux
2 32 (34.78%) Unix
3 19 (20.65%) Windows
4 10 (10.87%) Solaris
5 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.17%) CentOS
7 1 (1.09%) Debian
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (56.52%) Multithreading
2 36 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 19 (20.65%) Low Latency
4 17 (18.48%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (15.22%) Algorithmic Trading
6 11 (11.96%) SDLC
7 10 (10.87%) Analytics
8 9 (9.78%) Risk Management
8 9 (9.78%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (8.70%) Cross-Platform Development
9 8 (8.70%) OO
10 7 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.61%) Risk Analytics
11 5 (5.43%) Credit Risk Management
11 5 (5.43%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.43%) Open Source
11 5 (5.43%) TDD
12 4 (4.35%) Credit Risk Analytics
12 4 (4.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (21.74%) C
2 20 (21.74%) Python
3 18 (19.57%) C#
4 9 (9.78%) SQL
5 6 (6.52%) Perl
6 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.09%) AWK
7 1 (1.09%) Java
7 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.09%) sed
7 1 (1.09%) VBA
7 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) KVM
1 11 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Ansible
1 10 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (10.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) VMware
2 8 (8.70%) Cisco
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle
4 2 (2.17%) Perforce
4 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.09%) QAD