The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 19 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.15% 4.04% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.30% 10.53% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £415 £683 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.19% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.17 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +8.10%
C++
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 38 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 33.86% 38.38% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 61
Average daily rate £470 £500 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £718 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Canary Wharf region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 10 (76.92%) Finance
1 10 (76.92%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Sybase
5 4 (30.77%) DB2
5 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Workflow Management
5 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 4 (30.77%) Workflow
5 4 (30.77%) Contact Management
5 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
5 4 (30.77%) SWIFT
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Front Office
6 3 (23.08%) Derivative
6 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) VC++
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.69%) VTune
General
1 10 (76.92%) Banking
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Front Office
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) C++ Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Production Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) ATL
3 2 (15.38%) MFC
4 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
4 1 (7.69%) STL
4 1 (7.69%) Swing
4 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) SWIFT
2 3 (23.08%) Derivative
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
4 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Contact Management
1 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
1 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
1 4 (30.77%) Workflow
1 4 (30.77%) Workflow Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) ETRM
4 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 3 (23.08%) VC++
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) Python
7 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.69%) Korn
7 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Sybase
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) OpenLink