Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++/Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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++ Java Developer
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 781 828 839
Rank change year-on-year +47 +11 -19
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 64 59 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.054% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.056% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 33
UK median daily rate £500 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% -7.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £313 £322 £330
90th Percentile £656 £634 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £480 £375
% change year-on-year -32.29% +28.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 2
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £37.75 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £47.55 £41.30 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +31.43% -6.67% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90939 104549 107173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.84% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58948 68044 66295
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +0.76%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3102 4149
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year -7.89% +12.21% +2.62%

C++/Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C++/Java Developer in the UK

C++/Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++/Java Developer in the UK

C++/Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++/Java Developer in the UK

C++/Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++/Java Developer in the UK

C++/Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C++/Java Developer in the UK

C++/Java 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++/Java Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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 +63 63 £500 +4.17% 10
London -2 36 £550 +22.22% 4
UK excluding London +79 28 £325 -32.29% 6
South East +50 21 £325 -9.72% 4
South West +7 5 - -
Scotland +35 1 £425 -5.56%
East of England -7 1 £225 -53.13% 1

C++/Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in the job title.

1 64 (100.00%) C++
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (46.88%) Linux
3 29 (45.31%) C#
4 28 (43.75%) SQL
5 20 (31.25%) Oracle
6 19 (29.69%) Finance
7 17 (26.56%) C
7 17 (26.56%) OO
8 16 (25.00%) XML
8 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (20.31%) Windows
9 13 (20.31%) .NET
9 13 (20.31%) Eclipse
10 11 (17.19%) Python
10 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
11 10 (15.63%) MFC
11 10 (15.63%) MySQL
11 10 (15.63%) XML Messaging
11 10 (15.63%) Scrum
11 10 (15.63%) MVC
12 9 (14.06%) Banking
12 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
12 9 (14.06%) Unix
12 9 (14.06%) Client/Server
12 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
12 9 (14.06%) Degree
12 9 (14.06%) Multithreading
13 8 (12.50%) JIRA
13 8 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming

C++/Java 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Google App Engine
1 4 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (6.25%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) MySQL
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.13%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.13%) OLTP
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.56%) KDB
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Eclipse
2 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.50%) JIRA
4 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.69%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.56%) FishEye
7 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.56%) JMeter
7 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.56%) Selenium
7 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Front Office
4 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.56%) Back Office
7 1 (1.56%) Electronics
7 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) XML
2 13 (20.31%) .NET
3 10 (15.63%) MFC
3 10 (15.63%) XML Messaging
4 5 (7.81%) STL
5 4 (6.25%) REST
5 4 (6.25%) Web Services
6 3 (4.69%) JNI
6 3 (4.69%) WCF
6 3 (4.69%) WPF
7 2 (3.13%) J2EE
7 2 (3.13%) Java RMI
7 2 (3.13%) JDBC
7 2 (3.13%) Swing
8 1 (1.56%) HTML
8 1 (1.56%) SOAP
8 1 (1.56%) Spring
8 1 (1.56%) WinForms
8 1 (1.56%) XSD
8 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Client/Server
1 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (6.25%) Replication
6 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.69%) Market Risk
6 3 (4.69%) User Experience
7 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.13%) Derivative
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.56%) Equities
8 1 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.56%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.56%) PKI
8 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (46.88%) Linux
2 13 (20.31%) Windows
3 9 (14.06%) Unix
4 3 (4.69%) Android
4 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) AIX
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) OO
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.63%) MVC
3 10 (15.63%) Scrum
4 9 (14.06%) Multithreading
4 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
6 7 (10.94%) Electronic Trading
6 7 (10.94%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (10.94%) SDLC
7 5 (7.81%) Change Management
7 5 (7.81%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (7.81%) Release Management
8 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.25%) Data Transformation
8 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.25%) OOP
8 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.25%) UML
8 4 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C++
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) C#
3 28 (43.75%) SQL
4 17 (26.56%) C
5 11 (17.19%) Python
6 7 (10.94%) Assembly Language
7 3 (4.69%) Ada
7 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.13%) Korn
9 1 (1.56%) APL
9 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.56%) Rust
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (3.13%) PhD
5 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Netcool
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.56%) SCOM
1 1 (1.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Oracle
2 8 (12.50%) Sybase
3 4 (6.25%) Google
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) Telerik
5 2 (3.13%) Calypso
6 1 (1.56%) Caplin
6 1 (1.56%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.56%) Luciad
6 1 (1.56%) Perforce
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Solace
6 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
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