The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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++ Developer
London / City of London
Rank 116 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 40 38 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.38% 1.27% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.32% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 82
Median daily rate £600 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £780 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2778 2872 4792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.73% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2248 3700
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 76
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £53.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Developer across the City of London region.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer across the City of London region.

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (52.31%) Linux
3 27 (41.54%) Low Latency
4 25 (38.46%) Multithreading
5 24 (36.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (27.69%) Finance
6 18 (27.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 17 (26.15%) Front Office
8 16 (24.62%) STL
8 16 (24.62%) Degree
9 13 (20.00%) Unix
10 12 (18.46%) Windows
10 12 (18.46%) SQL
10 12 (18.46%) Electronic Trading
11 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
11 11 (16.92%) Algorithms
12 10 (15.38%) OO
12 10 (15.38%) Python
12 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
12 10 (15.38%) Banking
12 10 (15.38%) High Availability
13 9 (13.85%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (12.31%) High-Frequency Trading
15 7 (10.77%) Multithreaded Programming
15 7 (10.77%) OOP
15 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (9.23%) Games
16 6 (9.23%) Middleware
16 6 (9.23%) OpenGL
16 6 (9.23%) C

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQLite
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (27.69%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) Front Office
3 10 (15.38%) Banking
4 6 (9.23%) Games
5 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (24.62%) STL
3 9 (13.85%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (9.23%) Middleware
4 6 (9.23%) OpenGL
5 4 (6.15%) .NET
5 4 (6.15%) XML
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.62%) Qt
6 3 (4.62%) WPF
7 2 (3.08%) CORBA
8 1 (1.54%) Android NDK
8 1 (1.54%) cocos2d
8 1 (1.54%) FpML
8 1 (1.54%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.54%) OpenCL
8 1 (1.54%) OpenCV
8 1 (1.54%) Renderscript
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (16.92%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) Market Risk
4 5 (7.69%) Derivative
5 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.62%) Equities
6 3 (4.62%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.62%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (4.62%) Physics
7 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (3.08%) Hedge funds
7 2 (3.08%) Statistics
8 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.54%) Animation
8 1 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Unix
3 12 (18.46%) Windows
4 4 (6.15%) Android
5 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Low Latency
2 25 (38.46%) Multithreading
3 12 (18.46%) Electronic Trading
4 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
5 10 (15.38%) High Availability
5 10 (15.38%) OO
5 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.31%) High-Frequency Trading
7 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.77%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (10.77%) OOP
8 6 (9.23%) Algorithmic Trading
8 6 (9.23%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 5 (7.69%) Analytics
10 3 (4.62%) Android Development
10 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.62%) Open Source
10 3 (4.62%) Pair Programming
10 3 (4.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (18.46%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) Python
4 6 (9.23%) C
5 5 (7.69%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) Perl
7 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) Scala
8 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) MiFID
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Solace
1 3 (4.62%) Sybase
2 2 (3.08%) Bloomberg
2 2 (3.08%) Cognizant
2 2 (3.08%) Eze Software Group
2 2 (3.08%) Google
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle
2 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.54%) Talarian
3 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago