Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a C++ Applications Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

C++ Application Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 864 838 850
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12 +22
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Applications Developer 6 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.007% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 19
UK median daily rate £450 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -17.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £400 £306 £373
90th Percentile £673 £475 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 94,249 91,784 102,687
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,616 59,908 65,517
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,769 3,237 3,875
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +9.85%

C++ Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured C++ Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Applications Developer in the UK

C++ Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Applications Developer in the UK

C++ Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Applications Developer over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ Applications Developer in the UK

C++ Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Applications Developer in the UK

C++ Applications Developer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Applications Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 -6 6 £450 +36.36% 8
UK excluding London +10 4 £400 +25.00% 6
South East -20 2 £400 +25.00% 2
London -28 2 £600 +41.18% 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1

C++ Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, C++ Applications Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring C++ Applications Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) R
5 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (16.67%) Fintech
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Front Office
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Derivative

C++ Applications Developer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) R
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA