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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 128 148 139
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 56 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 0.90% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.96% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 53
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 £485 £475 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £307 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+86.90% -44.00%
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
4780 5413 5331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.07% 93.31% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3657 3807 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.28 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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.

1 133 (100.00%) C++
2 76 (57.14%) Linux
3 59 (44.36%) Multithreading
4 38 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (23.31%) Front Office
5 31 (23.31%) Finance
5 31 (23.31%) UNIX
6 30 (22.56%) C#
6 30 (22.56%) Java
6 30 (22.56%) Low Latency
7 29 (21.80%) SQL
8 25 (18.80%) Banking
9 22 (16.54%) Derivative
9 22 (16.54%) Fixed Income
10 20 (15.04%) Equities
10 20 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (13.53%) Python
11 18 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (12.03%) OO
12 16 (12.03%) Windows
13 14 (10.53%) Grid Computing
13 14 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
14 13 (9.77%) Investment Banking
15 12 (9.02%) Degree
16 11 (8.27%) TDD
16 11 (8.27%) C
17 10 (7.52%) .NET
18 9 (6.77%) STL
18 9 (6.77%) OOP
18 9 (6.77%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.50%) ObjectStore
2 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Xcode
2 2 (1.50%) Subversion
2 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.75%) Hudson
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.75%) Maven
3 1 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 31 (23.31%) Front Office
1 31 (23.31%) Finance
2 25 (18.80%) Banking
3 13 (9.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Avionics
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.53%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (7.52%) .NET
3 9 (6.77%) STL
4 8 (6.02%) OpenGL
5 7 (5.26%) Qt
5 7 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (3.76%) Middleware
6 5 (3.76%) XML
7 2 (1.50%) J2SE
7 2 (1.50%) JMS
7 2 (1.50%) JSP
7 2 (1.50%) Servlets
8 1 (0.75%) WinForms
8 1 (0.75%) VCL
8 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.75%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (16.54%) Fixed Income
2 22 (16.54%) Derivative
3 20 (15.04%) Equities
4 18 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (10.53%) Grid Computing
6 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.26%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.26%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.50%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.50%) iPad
8 2 (1.50%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.75%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.75%) Kinect
9 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 76 (57.14%) Linux
2 31 (23.31%) UNIX
3 16 (12.03%) Windows
4 7 (5.26%) Solaris
5 3 (2.26%) Android
5 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.36%) Multithreading
2 30 (22.56%) Low Latency
3 20 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.03%) OO
5 11 (8.27%) TDD
6 9 (6.77%) OOP
7 7 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.26%) Pair Programming
8 6 (4.51%) Software Engineering
8 6 (4.51%) Algorithmic Trading
9 5 (3.76%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.26%) Automated Testing
10 3 (2.26%) iOS Development
10 3 (2.26%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.26%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.26%) Analytics
11 2 (1.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (1.50%) Electronic Trading
11 2 (1.50%) Scrum
11 2 (1.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (22.56%) C#
2 30 (22.56%) Java
3 29 (21.80%) SQL
4 18 (13.53%) Python
5 11 (8.27%) C
6 9 (6.77%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.50%) VBA
9 1 (0.75%) VC++
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.75%) Ruby
9 1 (0.75%) Korn
9 1 (0.75%) Lua
9 1 (0.75%) Erlang
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) VB
9 1 (0.75%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (5.26%) Sybase
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle
3 3 (2.26%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.50%) Apple
5 1 (0.75%) Reuters
5 1 (0.75%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.75%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.75%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.75%) 29West
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.75%) Informatica
5 1 (0.75%) Borland
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