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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 23 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 6 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.27% 5.56% 11.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.33% 17.14% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 36
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £620 £595
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.63% +5.33%
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
75 35 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 45.73% 32.41% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 129
Average daily rate £520 £595 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £346 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 27 May 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Front Office
2 6 (60.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
1 2 (20.00%) AMQP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (20.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Front Office
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) RAD Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Swing
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (20.00%) Derivative
2 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Equities
3 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
2 5 (50.00%) OOP
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) MapReduce
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Quantitative Investing
5 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Sybase
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (10.00%) DataSynapse
1 1 (10.00%) Solace
1 1 (10.00%) Talarian