Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 785 693 777
Rank change year-on-year -92 +84 -26
Contract jobs citing Boost C++ Libraries 92 145 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.50% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 110 87
UK median daily rate £625 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £493 £360 £350
90th Percentile £950 £925 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +27.66% +0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 12
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +2.42% -35.29%
10th Percentile £32.50 £40.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £45.79 £47.83 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +10.00%

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 33,005 29,090 30,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.65% 31.62% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,261 20,066 21,070
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 366 467
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +4.52% +10.71%
10th Percentile £16.33 £15.75 £14.75
90th Percentile £59.88 £52.50 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +7.64%

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 23 April 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 5 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 23 April 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 -82 92 £625 +4.17% 54
London -99 65 £625 +4.17% 25
UK excluding London -54 27 £450 +27.66% 31
South East -17 25 - - 17
East of England -5 2 £450 - 8

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 92 (100.00%) C++
2 75 (81.52%) STL
3 45 (48.91%) Linux
4 43 (46.74%) Multithreading
5 29 (31.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (31.52%) Software Engineering
6 28 (30.43%) Telecoms
7 27 (29.35%) Python
8 26 (28.26%) Finance
8 26 (28.26%) Front Office
8 26 (28.26%) Low Latency
9 24 (26.09%) GCC
10 23 (25.00%) GDB
11 22 (23.91%) Unix
12 18 (19.57%) SQL
12 18 (19.57%) Algorithmic Trading
13 17 (18.48%) Windows
14 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (17.39%) Subversion
15 14 (15.22%) C#
16 13 (14.13%) Electronic Trading
17 12 (13.04%) Derivative
17 12 (13.04%) Oracle
17 12 (13.04%) Fixed Income
17 12 (13.04%) Risk Management
18 11 (11.96%) Java
18 11 (11.96%) OO
18 11 (11.96%) SDLC
19 10 (10.87%) XML
20 9 (9.78%) TDD

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 3 (3.26%) nginx
2 2 (2.17%) Mongoose
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) GSM
2 6 (6.52%) Asterisk PBX
2 6 (6.52%) Diameter Protocol
2 6 (6.52%) LTE
2 6 (6.52%) MGW
2 6 (6.52%) PBX
2 6 (6.52%) RANAP
2 6 (6.52%) RTP
2 6 (6.52%) SGSN
2 6 (6.52%) UMTS
2 6 (6.52%) VoIP
3 3 (3.26%) GGSN
3 3 (3.26%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.17%) 3G
4 2 (2.17%) 4G
4 2 (2.17%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.52%) KDB
4 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.09%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) GCC
2 23 (25.00%) GDB
3 16 (17.39%) Subversion
4 6 (6.52%) GoogleTest
4 6 (6.52%) Trac
5 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.17%) Hudson
5 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (1.09%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 26 (28.26%) Front Office
3 9 (9.78%) Banking
4 7 (7.61%) Games
5 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (71.74%) Developer
2 60 (65.22%) C++ Developer
3 26 (28.26%) Software Engineer
4 23 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (14.13%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
5 13 (14.13%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 12 (13.04%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Front Office Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Senior C++ Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Visual C++ Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.43%) C++ Software Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Agile Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Python Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Senior Agile Developer
12 3 (3.26%) Games Developer
12 3 (3.26%) Telecoms Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) Telecoms Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (81.52%) STL
2 10 (10.87%) XML
3 5 (5.43%) Flask
3 5 (5.43%) NumPy
4 3 (3.26%) Celery
4 3 (3.26%) Pandas
5 2 (2.17%) .NET
5 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.17%) MFC
5 2 (2.17%) Qt
5 2 (2.17%) React
5 2 (2.17%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 2 (2.17%) WPF
5 2 (2.17%) wxWidgets
6 1 (1.09%) Django
6 1 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (1.09%) HTML5
6 1 (1.09%) POSIX
6 1 (1.09%) Twisted
6 1 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (31.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (13.04%) Derivative
2 12 (13.04%) Fixed Income
3 8 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.61%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (7.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 6 (6.52%) Equities
6 5 (5.43%) Credit Risk
7 4 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (4.35%) Market Risk
8 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 45 (48.91%) Linux
2 22 (23.91%) Unix
3 17 (18.48%) Windows
4 3 (3.26%) Solaris
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.74%) Multithreading
2 29 (31.52%) Software Engineering
3 26 (28.26%) Low Latency
4 18 (19.57%) Algorithmic Trading
5 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.13%) Electronic Trading
7 12 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 11 (11.96%) OO
8 11 (11.96%) SDLC
9 9 (9.78%) TDD
10 6 (6.52%) Cross-Platform Development
10 6 (6.52%) Multithreaded Programming
10 6 (6.52%) Project Management
11 5 (5.43%) Analytics
11 5 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.35%) Process Architecture
13 3 (3.26%) High Availability
13 3 (3.26%) Investment Management
13 3 (3.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (29.35%) Python
3 18 (19.57%) SQL
4 14 (15.22%) C#
5 11 (11.96%) Java
6 7 (7.61%) VC++
7 6 (6.52%) Perl
8 5 (5.43%) C
8 5 (5.43%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) KVM
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Ansible
1 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle
2 6 (6.52%) Cisco
2 6 (6.52%) Google
3 3 (3.26%) VMware
4 2 (2.17%) Perforce
5 1 (1.09%) SunGard