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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 128 131 143
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 70 73 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.26% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.36% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 63 69
Average daily rate
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£625 £575 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £625 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
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 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
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 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 111 (100.00%) C++
2 55 (49.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (41.44%) Low Latency
4 43 (38.74%) Multithreading
5 41 (36.94%) Linux
6 37 (33.33%) Finance
6 37 (33.33%) Banking
7 33 (29.73%) Windows
8 32 (28.83%) C#
9 27 (24.32%) STL
10 26 (23.42%) SQL
11 22 (19.82%) Risk Management
11 22 (19.82%) Algorithmic Trading
12 20 (18.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 20 (18.02%) Front Office
13 19 (17.12%) Investment Banking
14 17 (15.32%) E-Commerce
15 16 (14.41%) UNIX
15 16 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (12.61%) Derivative
17 13 (11.71%) Oracle
18 11 (9.91%) Java
18 11 (9.91%) Python
18 11 (9.91%) FIX Protocol
19 10 (9.01%) SDLC
19 10 (9.01%) PhD
20 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
21 7 (6.31%) .NET
21 7 (6.31%) Credit Risk
22 6 (5.41%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (0.90%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.90%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (33.33%) Finance
1 37 (33.33%) Banking
2 20 (18.02%) Front Office
3 19 (17.12%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.32%) STL
2 20 (18.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (9.91%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (6.31%) .NET
5 5 (4.50%) Qt
5 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.50%) HTML5
5 5 (4.50%) HTML
6 4 (3.60%) WCF
6 4 (3.60%) Middleware
6 4 (3.60%) Web Services
6 4 (3.60%) XML
7 3 (2.70%) MFC
8 2 (1.80%) Swing
8 2 (1.80%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.80%) WPF
9 1 (0.90%) RESTful
9 1 (0.90%) SignalR
9 1 (0.90%) ZeroMQ
9 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 55 (49.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (12.61%) Derivative
3 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.31%) Credit Risk
5 5 (4.50%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.50%) Equities
6 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.80%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.80%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.90%) Physics
8 1 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.90%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 41 (36.94%) Linux
2 33 (29.73%) Windows
3 16 (14.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Low Latency
2 43 (38.74%) Multithreading
3 22 (19.82%) Risk Management
3 22 (19.82%) Algorithmic Trading
4 17 (15.32%) E-Commerce
5 16 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.01%) SDLC
7 5 (4.50%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.50%) Analytics
8 4 (3.60%) Performance Testing
8 4 (3.60%) Migration
9 3 (2.70%) OO
9 3 (2.70%) Pair Programming
10 2 (1.80%) Software Engineering
10 2 (1.80%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (1.80%) Wealth Management
10 2 (1.80%) TDD
10 2 (1.80%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (1.80%) Workflow
10 2 (1.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (28.83%) C#
3 26 (23.42%) SQL
4 11 (9.91%) Java
4 11 (9.91%) Python
5 4 (3.60%) C
6 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.80%) VC++
7 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.90%) R
7 1 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) PhD
2 6 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (11.71%) Oracle
2 6 (5.41%) TIBCO
3 5 (4.50%) Talarian
4 3 (2.70%) Sybase
5 2 (1.80%) Solace
6 1 (0.90%) Intel
6 1 (0.90%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.90%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.90%) Tradeweb
6 1 (0.90%) Rogue Wave
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 26 days ago