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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 22 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.10% 5.11% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 13.46% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £600 £514 £850
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -39.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.96% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.77% +5.62%

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
63 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 48.84% 37.96% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 34
Median daily rate £575 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £648 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017, 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 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Solace
3 1 (16.67%) Finagle
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (16.67%) Talarian
3 1 (16.67%) Dropwizard
3 1 (16.67%) High-Frequency Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL

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 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Akka
2 1 (16.67%) Dropwizard
2 1 (16.67%) Finagle
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Kafka
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) STL
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) Grid Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) High-Frequency Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Scala
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Solace
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Talarian
2 1 (16.67%) TIBCO