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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 123 143 148
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 78 85 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 1.17% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.27% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 69 64
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £301
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
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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
5410 6712 7236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.93% 92.59% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3919 4916 5256
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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.

1 137 (100.00%) C++
2 85 (62.04%) Linux
3 52 (37.96%) Multithreading
4 50 (36.50%) UNIX
5 45 (32.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 44 (32.12%) Python
6 44 (32.12%) Banking
7 35 (25.55%) Low Latency
8 34 (24.82%) Windows
8 34 (24.82%) Front Office
9 32 (23.36%) C#
9 32 (23.36%) Finance
10 31 (22.63%) STL
11 27 (19.71%) Fixed Income
11 27 (19.71%) Investment Banking
12 25 (18.25%) Perl
12 25 (18.25%) Degree
13 23 (16.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 22 (16.06%) SQL
15 20 (14.60%) Software Engineering
15 20 (14.60%) Derivative
16 19 (13.87%) Analytics
17 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
18 16 (11.68%) C
19 15 (10.95%) Credit Risk
20 14 (10.22%) Oracle
21 13 (9.49%) Solaris
21 13 (9.49%) Shell Script
21 13 (9.49%) Validation
22 11 (8.03%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (2.19%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.19%) Multicast
3 2 (1.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
1 4 (2.92%) MongoDB
1 4 (2.92%) Big Data
1 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) ObjectStore
2 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.73%) KDB
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Subversion
2 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.73%) NUnit
General
1 44 (32.12%) Banking
2 34 (24.82%) Front Office
3 32 (23.36%) Finance
4 27 (19.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.63%) STL
2 23 (16.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (7.30%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (6.57%) Qt
5 8 (5.84%) OpenGL
6 7 (5.11%) Django
7 5 (3.65%) WCF
8 4 (2.92%) WPF
8 4 (2.92%) Middleware
8 4 (2.92%) Twisted
9 3 (2.19%) SciPy
9 3 (2.19%) NumPy
9 3 (2.19%) .NET
9 3 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.46%) XML
10 2 (1.46%) ZeroMQ
11 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.73%) Pandas
11 1 (0.73%) Matplotlib
11 1 (0.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (32.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 27 (19.71%) Fixed Income
3 20 (14.60%) Derivative
4 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
5 15 (10.95%) Credit Risk
6 7 (5.11%) Grid Computing
7 6 (4.38%) Credit Derivative
7 6 (4.38%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.19%) Physics
8 3 (2.19%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.19%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.46%) Statistics
9 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.46%) Equities
10 1 (0.73%) STB
10 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.73%) iPad
10 1 (0.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 85 (62.04%) Linux
2 50 (36.50%) UNIX
3 34 (24.82%) Windows
4 13 (9.49%) Solaris
5 1 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (37.96%) Multithreading
2 35 (25.55%) Low Latency
3 20 (14.60%) Software Engineering
4 19 (13.87%) Analytics
5 13 (9.49%) Validation
6 10 (7.30%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.57%) TDD
8 8 (5.84%) OO
9 7 (5.11%) Pair Programming
10 6 (4.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 5 (3.65%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.92%) Monte Carlo Method
13 3 (2.19%) Technical Analysis
13 3 (2.19%) OOD
14 2 (1.46%) Workflow
14 2 (1.46%) Greeks
15 1 (0.73%) Parallel Programming
15 1 (0.73%) Dependency Injection
15 1 (0.73%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 137 (100.00%) C++
2 44 (32.12%) Python
3 32 (23.36%) C#
4 25 (18.25%) Perl
5 22 (16.06%) SQL
6 16 (11.68%) C
7 13 (9.49%) Shell Script
8 11 (8.03%) Java
9 6 (4.38%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.92%) Scala
11 1 (0.73%) VBA
11 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.73%) F#
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.73%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Control-M
2 1 (0.73%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (10.22%) Oracle
2 9 (6.57%) Sybase
3 2 (1.46%) Cognizant
3 2 (1.46%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.73%) Apple
4 1 (0.73%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.73%) Ab Initio
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