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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 150 142 131
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 41 63 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 1.06% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.15% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 69
Average daily rate
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£625 £625 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £548 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year
-21.56% -
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
5002 5499 6062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.36% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 4129 4482
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 75 137
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £45.98 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 95 (100.00%) C++
2 49 (51.58%) Linux
3 41 (43.16%) Multithreading
4 35 (36.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (35.79%) C#
6 30 (31.58%) Java
6 30 (31.58%) Low Latency
7 28 (29.47%) Finance
8 25 (26.32%) SQL
8 25 (26.32%) Windows
9 22 (23.16%) Front Office
10 20 (21.05%) Banking
11 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (16.84%) Derivative
12 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (15.79%) STL
14 14 (14.74%) UNIX
15 13 (13.68%) E-Commerce
16 12 (12.63%) OO
16 12 (12.63%) Grid Computing
17 11 (11.58%) Investment Banking
17 11 (11.58%) .NET
18 10 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 10 (10.53%) Python
18 10 (10.53%) Equities
18 10 (10.53%) Risk Management
19 9 (9.47%) Fixed Income
19 9 (9.47%) OOP
20 8 (8.42%) SDLC
20 8 (8.42%) Algorithmic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Multicast
1 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) Xcode
2 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) JUnit
General
1 28 (29.47%) Finance
2 22 (23.16%) Front Office
3 20 (21.05%) Banking
4 11 (11.58%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Avionics
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) STL
2 11 (11.58%) .NET
3 10 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (8.42%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (4.21%) Middleware
5 4 (4.21%) XML
6 3 (3.16%) WCF
7 2 (2.11%) Swing
8 1 (1.05%) Qt
8 1 (1.05%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.05%) MFC
8 1 (1.05%) Web Services
8 1 (1.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (16.84%) Derivative
4 12 (12.63%) Grid Computing
5 10 (10.53%) Equities
6 9 (9.47%) Fixed Income
7 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.16%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
9 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.05%) Index Arbitrage
10 1 (1.05%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
10 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 49 (51.58%) Linux
2 25 (26.32%) Windows
3 14 (14.74%) UNIX
4 2 (2.11%) Android
4 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.16%) Multithreading
2 30 (31.58%) Low Latency
3 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.68%) E-Commerce
5 12 (12.63%) OO
6 10 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.47%) OOP
8 8 (8.42%) SDLC
8 8 (8.42%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (4.21%) Analytics
9 4 (4.21%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.16%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (3.16%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.16%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.11%) TDD
11 2 (2.11%) Workflow
11 2 (2.11%) OOD
11 2 (2.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.11%) Performance Testing
11 2 (2.11%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (35.79%) C#
3 30 (31.58%) Java
4 25 (26.32%) SQL
5 10 (10.53%) Python
6 3 (3.16%) C
7 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.11%) VC++
8 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.05%) Korn
8 1 (1.05%) Lua
8 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.05%) Perl
8 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.32%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) PhD
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle
2 6 (6.32%) TIBCO
3 4 (4.21%) Talarian
4 3 (3.16%) Sybase
5 2 (2.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.05%) Solace
6 1 (1.05%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.05%) Rogue Wave
6 1 (1.05%) DataSynapse
6 1 (1.05%) Tradeweb
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.05%) Reuters
6 1 (1.05%) VMware
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Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago