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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 19 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 11 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.34% 8.53% 9.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.96% 21.15% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 30
Average daily rate
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£523 £700 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £37.20
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +6.18%
C++
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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
54 52 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 41.22% 40.31% 37.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 113
Average daily rate £525 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 May 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 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 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Front Office
2 6 (54.55%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) OOP
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Physics
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Monte Carlo Method

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 (27.27%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) AMQP
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 2 (18.18%) Hazelcast
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Front Office
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Swing
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Physics
2 2 (18.18%) Derivative
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 1 (9.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) Grid Computing
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Quantitative Investing
5 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) MapReduce
6 1 (9.09%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Programming
6 1 (9.09%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) R
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Solace
1 1 (9.09%) Talarian
1 1 (9.09%) Dell
1 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Sybase
1 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
1 1 (9.09%) VMware