The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 12 19 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.53% 8.70% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.57% 23.36% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 8
Average daily rate £700 £600 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £900
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51 137 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 34.93% 37.23% 51.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 109 149
Average daily rate £625 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £500 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
C++
London

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 23 April 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) Analytics
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Fixed Income
3 7 (53.85%) Derivative
3 7 (53.85%) Scala
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Perforce
6 4 (30.77%) Perl
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) Ant
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) STL
7 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
8 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
9 1 (7.69%) VBA
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle
9 1 (7.69%) XML
9 1 (7.69%) UNIX
9 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 1 (7.69%) SOA
9 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.69%) Informatica
9 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (7.69%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) Ant
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) C++ Quantitative Developer
2 7 (53.85%) C++ Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Build Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Build and Release Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (23.08%) STL
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Fixed Income
1 7 (53.85%) Derivative
2 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Scala
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Perforce
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica
2 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (7.69%) Reuters
2 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg