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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 157 136 146
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 33 75 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 1.16% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.25% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 73 58
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£594 £625 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +56.92%
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
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 66 (59.46%) Linux
3 52 (46.85%) Multithreading
4 31 (27.93%) Low Latency
5 30 (27.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (26.13%) Front Office
6 29 (26.13%) C#
6 29 (26.13%) Java
7 25 (22.52%) SQL
7 25 (22.52%) Finance
8 21 (18.92%) Banking
9 20 (18.02%) UNIX
10 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (16.22%) Windows
12 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (14.41%) Derivative
14 14 (12.61%) Grid Computing
14 14 (12.61%) Equities
15 13 (11.71%) Python
15 13 (11.71%) Fixed Income
15 13 (11.71%) FIX Protocol
16 12 (10.81%) OO
17 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
17 11 (9.91%) Investment Banking
18 10 (9.01%) OOP
18 10 (9.01%) STL
19 9 (8.11%) C
19 9 (8.11%) .NET
20 8 (7.21%) TDD
20 8 (7.21%) Algorithmic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (2.70%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.70%) Xcode
2 2 (1.80%) Subversion
2 2 (1.80%) JIRA
3 1 (0.90%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 29 (26.13%) Front Office
2 25 (22.52%) Finance
3 21 (18.92%) Banking
4 11 (9.91%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.90%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (9.01%) STL
3 9 (8.11%) .NET
4 6 (5.41%) XML
4 6 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (4.50%) OpenGL
6 4 (3.60%) Middleware
6 4 (3.60%) Qt
7 2 (1.80%) Swing
8 1 (0.90%) VCL
8 1 (0.90%) WinForms
8 1 (0.90%) MFC
8 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (14.41%) Derivative
4 14 (12.61%) Grid Computing
4 14 (12.61%) Equities
5 13 (11.71%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.70%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.80%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.80%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.90%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.90%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.90%) Kinect
8 1 (0.90%) Index Arbitrage
8 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 66 (59.46%) Linux
2 20 (18.02%) UNIX
3 18 (16.22%) Windows
4 3 (2.70%) Solaris
4 3 (2.70%) Android
4 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.85%) Multithreading
2 31 (27.93%) Low Latency
3 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (10.81%) OO
5 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.01%) OOP
7 8 (7.21%) Algorithmic Trading
7 8 (7.21%) TDD
8 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.60%) Pair Programming
9 4 (3.60%) Analytics
9 4 (3.60%) Unit Testing
10 3 (2.70%) iOS Development
10 3 (2.70%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (2.70%) Investment Management
10 3 (2.70%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.70%) Automated Testing
10 3 (2.70%) OOD
10 3 (2.70%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.70%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) C++
2 29 (26.13%) C#
2 29 (26.13%) Java
3 25 (22.52%) SQL
4 13 (11.71%) Python
5 9 (8.11%) C
6 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.80%) Perl
8 1 (0.90%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.90%) Ruby
8 1 (0.90%) Korn
8 1 (0.90%) Lua
8 1 (0.90%) Erlang
8 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.90%) Delphi
8 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.90%) VB
8 1 (0.90%) VBA
8 1 (0.90%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (6.31%) TIBCO
2 5 (4.50%) Sybase
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.90%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.90%) Tradeweb
5 1 (0.90%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.90%) Rogue Wave
5 1 (0.90%) 29West
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.90%) Informatica
5 1 (0.90%) Borland
5 1 (0.90%) Reuters
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago