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 30 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 28 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 1 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.12% 0.81% 12.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.06% 3.70% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 32
Average daily rate
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£525 £650 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
C++
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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
79 27 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 41.80% 21.77% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 17 97
Average daily rate £475 £550 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (46.15%) Front Office
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) OOP
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Straight-Through Processing
5 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Derivative
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (15.38%) Oracle Coherence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) Hazelcast
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
General
1 6 (46.15%) Front Office
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C++ Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) RAD Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Swing
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
2 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (7.69%) Grid Computing
4 1 (7.69%) Equities
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
4 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) OOP
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Straight-Through Processing
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Investing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) F#
4 1 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Sybase
1 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
1 1 (7.69%) DataSynapse
1 1 (7.69%) Solace
1 1 (7.69%) Talarian