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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 17 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.41% 5.26% 5.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 11.69% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 16
Average daily rate
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£683 £700 £581
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £585 £538
10% offered a daily rate of more than £817 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +4.66%
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
30 77 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 34.09% 45.03% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 63 93
Average daily rate £500 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Hazelcast
2 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Investing
2 2 (33.33%) AMQP
2 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) AMQP
2 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) Hazelcast
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) COM
2 1 (16.67%) STL
2 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Physics
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 2 (33.33%) Quantitative Investing
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sybase
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Dell
1 1 (16.67%) VMware