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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 118 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 81 90 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.46% 1.35% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.45% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 85 69
Average daily rate
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£588 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £16.13 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+146.51% -62.05%
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
5151 6211 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3979 4515 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 111 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £36.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 29 December 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.

1 159 (100.00%) C++
2 93 (58.49%) Linux
3 72 (45.28%) Multithreading
4 46 (28.93%) UNIX
5 43 (27.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 39 (24.53%) SQL
7 37 (23.27%) Finance
7 37 (23.27%) Low Latency
8 35 (22.01%) C#
9 32 (20.13%) Banking
10 31 (19.50%) Front Office
11 25 (15.72%) Python
12 24 (15.09%) Java
13 23 (14.47%) Windows
14 20 (12.58%) C
15 19 (11.95%) Fixed Income
16 18 (11.32%) STL
16 18 (11.32%) Derivative
16 18 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (10.69%) Equities
17 17 (10.69%) Solaris
18 14 (8.81%) TDD
18 14 (8.81%) Degree
18 14 (8.81%) Grid Computing
18 14 (8.81%) Shell Script
18 14 (8.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 13 (8.18%) OO
19 13 (8.18%) FIX Protocol
19 13 (8.18%) Investment Banking
20 12 (7.55%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) Multicast
2 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.52%) Big Data
3 2 (1.26%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Xcode
2 1 (0.63%) NUnit
2 1 (0.63%) Maven
2 1 (0.63%) Hudson
2 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
General
1 37 (23.27%) Finance
2 32 (20.13%) Banking
3 31 (19.50%) Front Office
4 13 (8.18%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.32%) STL
2 14 (8.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (8.18%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (6.29%) OpenGL
4 10 (6.29%) Qt
5 9 (5.66%) Middleware
6 8 (5.03%) .NET
7 6 (3.77%) WPF
8 5 (3.14%) WCF
8 5 (3.14%) XML
9 2 (1.26%) J2SE
9 2 (1.26%) JMS
9 2 (1.26%) JSP
9 2 (1.26%) Servlets
10 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.63%) CSS
10 1 (0.63%) VCL
10 1 (0.63%) HTML
10 1 (0.63%) Web Services
10 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (11.95%) Fixed Income
3 18 (11.32%) Derivative
4 17 (10.69%) Equities
5 14 (8.81%) Grid Computing
6 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.77%) Algorithms
7 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.77%) Credit Risk
8 5 (3.14%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.52%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.89%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.89%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.26%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.26%) iPad
11 2 (1.26%) Physics
11 2 (1.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 93 (58.49%) Linux
2 46 (28.93%) UNIX
3 23 (14.47%) Windows
4 17 (10.69%) Solaris
5 3 (1.89%) Android
5 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (45.28%) Multithreading
2 37 (23.27%) Low Latency
3 18 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.81%) TDD
5 13 (8.18%) OO
6 11 (6.92%) Risk Management
7 9 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 9 (5.66%) Pair Programming
7 9 (5.66%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.14%) Algorithmic Trading
8 5 (3.14%) OOP
9 4 (2.52%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (1.89%) iOS Development
10 3 (1.89%) Test Automation
10 3 (1.89%) Data Analysis
10 3 (1.89%) Automated Testing
11 2 (1.26%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (1.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (1.26%) Scrum
11 2 (1.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 159 (100.00%) C++
2 39 (24.53%) SQL
3 35 (22.01%) C#
4 25 (15.72%) Python
5 24 (15.09%) Java
6 20 (12.58%) C
7 14 (8.81%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.89%) VBA
9 2 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.63%) Perl
10 1 (0.63%) Delphi
10 1 (0.63%) VC++
10 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.63%) Erlang
10 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (8.81%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (7.55%) Oracle
2 7 (4.40%) Sybase
3 3 (1.89%) TIBCO
3 3 (1.89%) DataSynapse
4 2 (1.26%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.26%) Apple
5 1 (0.63%) Informatica
5 1 (0.63%) Borland
5 1 (0.63%) 29West
5 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
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