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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 132 144 151
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 76 80 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.27% 1.10% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.19% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 64 56
Average daily rate
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£575 £573 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £357 £456
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.86 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -17.64%
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
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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.

1 147 (100.00%) C++
2 92 (62.59%) Linux
3 63 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 55 (37.41%) UNIX
5 44 (29.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 44 (29.93%) Banking
6 40 (27.21%) Python
6 40 (27.21%) Low Latency
7 36 (24.49%) Finance
8 31 (21.09%) SQL
9 30 (20.41%) Front Office
10 26 (17.69%) C#
10 26 (17.69%) Windows
10 26 (17.69%) Degree
11 25 (17.01%) Fixed Income
12 21 (14.29%) STL
12 21 (14.29%) Investment Banking
13 20 (13.61%) C
14 19 (12.93%) Solaris
15 17 (11.56%) Shell Script
15 17 (11.56%) Software Engineering
15 17 (11.56%) Derivative
15 17 (11.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 16 (10.88%) Computer Science
17 15 (10.20%) Oracle
18 14 (9.52%) OO
19 12 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
20 11 (7.48%) TDD
20 11 (7.48%) Perl
20 11 (7.48%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
1 3 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.36%) Multicast
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.72%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.72%) ObjectStore
1 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
1 4 (2.72%) Big Data
2 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Subversion
2 1 (0.68%) Maven
2 1 (0.68%) Hudson
2 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 44 (29.93%) Banking
2 36 (24.49%) Finance
3 30 (20.41%) Front Office
4 21 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.29%) STL
2 17 (11.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (6.80%) Qt
3 10 (6.80%) OpenGL
4 8 (5.44%) Middleware
5 6 (4.08%) WPF
5 6 (4.08%) Django
6 5 (3.40%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (3.40%) WCF
7 4 (2.72%) .NET
7 4 (2.72%) Twisted
8 3 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.36%) J2SE
9 2 (1.36%) JMS
9 2 (1.36%) JSP
9 2 (1.36%) Servlets
9 2 (1.36%) XML
9 2 (1.36%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.68%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 44 (29.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (17.01%) Fixed Income
3 17 (11.56%) Derivative
4 16 (10.88%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.80%) Equities
6 8 (5.44%) Credit Risk
7 6 (4.08%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.08%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.40%) Grid Computing
8 5 (3.40%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (2.72%) Hedge funds
10 3 (2.04%) Physics
10 3 (2.04%) Market Risk
10 3 (2.04%) iPad
10 3 (2.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.68%) Statistics
12 1 (0.68%) STB
Operating Systems
1 92 (62.59%) Linux
2 55 (37.41%) UNIX
3 26 (17.69%) Windows
4 19 (12.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 40 (27.21%) Low Latency
3 17 (11.56%) Software Engineering
4 14 (9.52%) OO
5 12 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.48%) TDD
7 9 (6.12%) Pair Programming
7 9 (6.12%) Risk Management
8 8 (5.44%) Validation
8 8 (5.44%) Analytics
9 6 (4.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 5 (3.40%) E-Commerce
11 4 (2.72%) Technical Analysis
12 3 (2.04%) Algorithmic Trading
12 3 (2.04%) OOD
12 3 (2.04%) Data Analysis
13 2 (1.36%) Workflow
13 2 (1.36%) Configuration Management
13 2 (1.36%) Risk Analysis
13 2 (1.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (100.00%) C++
2 40 (27.21%) Python
3 31 (21.09%) SQL
4 26 (17.69%) C#
5 20 (13.61%) C
6 17 (11.56%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.48%) Java
7 11 (7.48%) Perl
8 5 (3.40%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.36%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (17.69%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) Control-M
2 1 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (10.20%) Oracle
2 8 (5.44%) Sybase
3 3 (2.04%) DataSynapse
3 3 (2.04%) Apple
4 2 (1.36%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.68%) Ab Initio
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