Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 792 729
Rank change year-on-year -2 -63 -3
Contract jobs citing Boost C++ Libraries 100 105 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 77 134
UK median daily rate £625 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -12.50%
10th Percentile £385 £325 £313
90th Percentile £950 £765 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £273 £330 £350
% change year-on-year -17.42% -5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 6
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.85% +26.15% -39.81%
10th Percentile £32.25 £40.50 £31.25
90th Percentile £48.38 £41.50 £38.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +26.15% -

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 33078 31563 32124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.01% 30.54% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23378 21824 22146
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 358 560
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.60 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.75 £14.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £51.71 £52.00 £53.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 12 December 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 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 12 December 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 -18 100 £625 +8.70% 18
London -8 78 £625 +8.70% 11
UK excluding London +15 22 £273 -17.42% 10
South East -10 16 - - 6
South West - 4 £270 - 1
East of England -16 1 £450 +36.36%
North of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 100 (100.00%) C++
2 68 (68.00%) STL
3 62 (62.00%) Multithreading
4 54 (54.00%) Linux
5 46 (46.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 36 (36.00%) Unix
7 34 (34.00%) Front Office
8 30 (30.00%) Python
8 30 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 28 (28.00%) Low Latency
10 25 (25.00%) Windows
11 24 (24.00%) Finance
12 23 (23.00%) C
12 23 (23.00%) C#
13 22 (22.00%) Telecoms
14 21 (21.00%) Electronic Trading
15 19 (19.00%) GSM
16 18 (18.00%) .NET
17 17 (17.00%) Algorithmic Trading
17 17 (17.00%) Banking
17 17 (17.00%) Subversion
17 17 (17.00%) Investment Banking
18 16 (16.00%) XML
18 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (16.00%) Analytics
18 16 (16.00%) GCC
19 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (14.00%) GDB
20 14 (14.00%) SDLC
21 13 (13.00%) Risk Analytics

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 10 (10.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.00%) nginx
3 2 (2.00%) Mongoose
Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.00%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.00%) GSM
2 10 (10.00%) 3G
2 10 (10.00%) 4G
2 10 (10.00%) OpenFlow
3 9 (9.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 9 (9.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 9 (9.00%) GGSN
3 9 (9.00%) LTE
3 9 (9.00%) MGW
3 9 (9.00%) PBX
3 9 (9.00%) RANAP
3 9 (9.00%) RTP
3 9 (9.00%) SGSN
3 9 (9.00%) UMTS
3 9 (9.00%) VoIP
3 9 (9.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.00%) HTTP
4 2 (2.00%) Internet
4 2 (2.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.00%) MySQL
2 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 17 (17.00%) Subversion
2 16 (16.00%) GCC
3 14 (14.00%) GDB
4 9 (9.00%) Trac
5 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.00%) Hudson
7 2 (2.00%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (34.00%) Front Office
2 24 (24.00%) Finance
3 22 (22.00%) Telecoms
4 17 (17.00%) Banking
4 17 (17.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (73.00%) Developer
2 67 (67.00%) C++ Developer
3 27 (27.00%) Software Engineer
4 23 (23.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 18 (18.00%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
5 18 (18.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 13 (13.00%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Telecoms Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) Telecoms Software Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Analytics Developer
8 8 (8.00%) C++ Pricing Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Front Office Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Pricing Developer
9 6 (6.00%) C Developer
9 6 (6.00%) C/C++ Developer
10 4 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Python Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (68.00%) STL
2 18 (18.00%) .NET
3 16 (16.00%) XML
4 5 (5.00%) Flask
4 5 (5.00%) NumPy
5 3 (3.00%) Celery
5 3 (3.00%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (3.00%) HTML
5 3 (3.00%) MFC
5 3 (3.00%) Pandas
5 3 (3.00%) WPF
6 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.00%) JSON
6 2 (2.00%) React
6 2 (2.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 2 (2.00%) WebSockets
6 2 (2.00%) wxWidgets
7 1 (1.00%) HTML5
7 1 (1.00%) Qt
7 1 (1.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 46 (46.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (13.00%) Derivative
4 10 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 10 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 10 (10.00%) Swaptions
5 8 (8.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 6 (6.00%) Data Structures
6 6 (6.00%) Market Risk
7 5 (5.00%) Credit Risk
7 5 (5.00%) Virtual Team
8 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.00%) CCTV
9 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 54 (54.00%) Linux
2 36 (36.00%) Unix
3 25 (25.00%) Windows
4 10 (10.00%) Solaris
4 10 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.00%) CentOS
6 1 (1.00%) Debian
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (62.00%) Multithreading
2 30 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 28 (28.00%) Low Latency
4 21 (21.00%) Electronic Trading
5 17 (17.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 16 (16.00%) Analytics
7 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (14.00%) SDLC
9 13 (13.00%) Risk Analytics
10 9 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.00%) Cross-Platform Development
10 9 (9.00%) OO
10 9 (9.00%) Risk Management
10 9 (9.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 8 (8.00%) Quantitative Research
12 7 (7.00%) TDD
13 5 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming
13 5 (5.00%) Open Source
13 5 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
14 4 (4.00%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (30.00%) Python
3 23 (23.00%) C
3 23 (23.00%) C#
4 12 (12.00%) SQL
5 9 (9.00%) Perl
6 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.00%) Java
7 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.00%) AWK
8 1 (1.00%) Korn
8 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.00%) sed
8 1 (1.00%) VBA
8 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.00%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (11.00%) KVM
1 11 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) Ansible
1 10 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.00%) VMware
3 9 (9.00%) Cisco
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle
5 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.00%) Perforce
7 1 (1.00%) QAD
7 1 (1.00%) Solace