The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 141 143 124
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 63 57 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 0.99% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.08% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 52 77
Average daily rate
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£625 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +16.57%
C++ Developer
London

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
5267 5295 6449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.34% 92.34% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4054 3899 4769
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 78 164
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.85 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% -5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 6 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 104 (100.00%) C++
2 48 (46.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 45 (43.27%) Linux
3 45 (43.27%) Multithreading
4 43 (41.35%) Low Latency
5 33 (31.73%) C#
6 32 (30.77%) Banking
7 31 (29.81%) Windows
8 30 (28.85%) Finance
9 28 (26.92%) SQL
10 23 (22.12%) STL
11 21 (20.19%) Java
12 18 (17.31%) Risk Management
12 18 (17.31%) Algorithmic Trading
13 17 (16.35%) Front Office
13 17 (16.35%) UNIX
14 16 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 14 (13.46%) Investment Banking
15 14 (13.46%) Derivative
15 14 (13.46%) E-Commerce
16 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (11.54%) Oracle
18 11 (10.58%) FIX Protocol
19 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
19 10 (9.62%) .NET
19 10 (9.62%) SDLC
20 9 (8.65%) Python
20 9 (8.65%) OO
20 9 (8.65%) Fixed Income

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.96%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Summit
1 1 (0.96%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.96%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.92%) Subversion
2 2 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.96%) JUnit
General
1 32 (30.77%) Banking
2 30 (28.85%) Finance
3 17 (16.35%) Front Office
4 14 (13.46%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Automotive
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.12%) STL
2 16 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (10.58%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (9.62%) .NET
5 5 (4.81%) XML
5 5 (4.81%) HTML
5 5 (4.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.81%) HTML5
6 4 (3.85%) Middleware
7 3 (2.88%) Web Services
7 3 (2.88%) Qt
7 3 (2.88%) WCF
8 2 (1.92%) MFC
8 2 (1.92%) Swing
8 2 (1.92%) OpenGL
9 1 (0.96%) WinForms
9 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.96%) WPF
9 1 (0.96%) SignalR
9 1 (0.96%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (46.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (13.46%) Derivative
3 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.62%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.65%) Fixed Income
6 6 (5.77%) Equities
7 5 (4.81%) Grid Computing
8 4 (3.85%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.96%) Physics
10 1 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.96%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.96%) Index Arbitrage
10 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.27%) Linux
2 31 (29.81%) Windows
3 17 (16.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) Multithreading
2 43 (41.35%) Low Latency
3 18 (17.31%) Risk Management
3 18 (17.31%) Algorithmic Trading
4 16 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.62%) SDLC
7 9 (8.65%) OO
8 5 (4.81%) OOP
8 5 (4.81%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.85%) Analytics
9 4 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (2.88%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.88%) Migration
10 3 (2.88%) TDD
10 3 (2.88%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (1.92%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (1.92%) Pair Programming
11 2 (1.92%) Workflow
11 2 (1.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (31.73%) C#
3 28 (26.92%) SQL
4 21 (20.19%) Java
5 9 (8.65%) Python
6 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.92%) VC++
7 1 (0.96%) R
7 1 (0.96%) Korn
7 1 (0.96%) Lua
7 1 (0.96%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.96%) VB
7 1 (0.96%) Perl
7 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) PhD
3 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) TIBCO
3 5 (4.81%) Talarian
4 3 (2.88%) Sybase
5 2 (1.92%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.92%) Solace
6 1 (0.96%) Reuters
6 1 (0.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.96%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.96%) Tradeweb
6 1 (0.96%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.96%) Rogue Wave
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.96%) Intel
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