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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 20 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.00% 4.80% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.62% 14.29% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £600 £638 £683
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £402 £549
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £685 £817
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +12.82%

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
58 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 46.40% 33.60% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 27
Median daily rate £573 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £376 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £701 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 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 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Solace
3 2 (28.57%) High-Frequency Trading
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Talarian
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Dropwizard
4 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Akka
4 1 (14.29%) Ansible
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

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 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) C++ Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Akka
2 1 (14.29%) Dropwizard
2 1 (14.29%) Finagle
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 1 (14.29%) STL
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) High-Frequency Trading
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Solace
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Talarian
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO