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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 152 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 20 61 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 1.32% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.39% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 56 75
Median daily rate £575 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £500 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £725 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
3247 4391 5588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.97% 95.27% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 3454 4099
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 112
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.13 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (75.56%) Linux
3 24 (53.33%) Multithreading
4 18 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (35.56%) Front Office
5 16 (35.56%) Low Latency
6 15 (33.33%) Windows
7 13 (28.89%) Finance
8 11 (24.44%) SQL
9 9 (20.00%) Middleware
10 8 (17.78%) Java
11 7 (15.56%) Python
11 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (13.33%) STL
12 6 (13.33%) Algorithms
12 6 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
13 5 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 5 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
13 5 (11.11%) Unix
13 5 (11.11%) C
13 5 (11.11%) C#
13 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 5 (11.11%) Games
14 4 (8.89%) TDD
14 4 (8.89%) OO
14 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
14 4 (8.89%) High Availability
14 4 (8.89%) High-Frequency Trading
15 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

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 (4.44%) Doxygen
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) KDB
1 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) GoogleTest
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (35.56%) Front Office
2 13 (28.89%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Middleware
2 6 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (13.33%) STL
3 5 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (6.67%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.44%) Esper
5 2 (4.44%) NumPy
5 2 (4.44%) OpenGL
5 2 (4.44%) Pandas
5 2 (4.44%) Pyramid
5 2 (4.44%) Qt
5 2 (4.44%) SciPy
6 1 (2.22%) .NET
6 1 (2.22%) Rendezvous
6 1 (2.22%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Equities
5 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Multithreading
2 16 (35.56%) Low Latency
3 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (8.89%) High Availability
6 4 (8.89%) High-Frequency Trading
6 4 (8.89%) OO
6 4 (8.89%) TDD
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Open Source
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.67%) SDLC
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.44%) Refactoring
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) Java
4 7 (15.56%) Python
5 5 (11.11%) C
5 5 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) Lua
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) R
7 1 (2.22%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Solace
2 2 (4.44%) Cognizant
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Informatica
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase
3 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
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