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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 28 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.15% 3.93% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.74% 8.14% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £325 £531 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% -18.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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
73 86 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 41.95% 48.31% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 52 18
Median daily rate £450 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Derivative
3 3 (30.00%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (30.00%) KDB
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Market Making
3 3 (30.00%) Kdb+
4 2 (20.00%) Jetty
4 2 (20.00%) ELK Stack
4 2 (20.00%) logstash
4 2 (20.00%) Kibana
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Control-M
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (20.00%) Front Office
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) VB6
5 1 (10.00%) Spring

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (20.00%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) KDB
1 3 (30.00%) Kdb+
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
General
1 2 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C++/Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) KDB Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Python Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Derivative
1 3 (30.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
1 3 (30.00%) Market Making
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB6
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Control-M
1 2 (20.00%) Kibana
1 2 (20.00%) logstash