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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 12 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 9.92% 6.82% 8.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.81% 16.36% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 10
Average daily rate £600 £520 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £518 £600
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £620 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
57 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 43.51% 41.67% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 40
Average daily rate £531 £525 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £397 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £582 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) Front Office
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Derivative
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) DB2
6 3 (16.67%) MFC
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) ATL
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) VC++
6 3 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (11.11%) SWIFT
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Market Making

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) KDB
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Spotfire
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) C++ Developer
3 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Front Office C++ Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Excel Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Production Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ATL
2 3 (16.67%) MFC
3 2 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (11.11%) GWT
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) STL
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Derivative
2 3 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) SWIFT
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) OO
1 3 (16.67%) SDLC
1 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Contact Management
2 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) ETRM
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Market Making
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 2 (11.11%) OOP
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Management
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) C
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) VC++
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) VB6
4 2 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) OpenLink
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
1 2 (11.11%) Sybase