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 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 121 149 139
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 81 78 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.07% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.16% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 62 63
Average daily rate
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£575 £573 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £345 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.86 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.32% -17.64%
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
5514 6745 6825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.72% 92.49% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4115 4905 4961
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 136 163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £40.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -7.65%

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 October 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 17 October 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.

1 146 (100.00%) C++
2 91 (62.33%) Linux
3 61 (41.78%) Multithreading
4 54 (36.99%) UNIX
5 45 (30.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 44 (30.14%) Banking
7 42 (28.77%) Python
8 39 (26.71%) Low Latency
9 35 (23.97%) Finance
10 32 (21.92%) SQL
11 31 (21.23%) Front Office
12 27 (18.49%) C#
12 27 (18.49%) Windows
12 27 (18.49%) Degree
13 25 (17.12%) Fixed Income
14 22 (15.07%) Investment Banking
15 21 (14.38%) STL
16 18 (12.33%) Solaris
16 18 (12.33%) C
16 18 (12.33%) Software Engineering
17 17 (11.64%) Derivative
17 17 (11.64%) Computer Science
17 17 (11.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 16 (10.96%) Shell Script
19 15 (10.27%) Oracle
20 14 (9.59%) OO
21 13 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
22 12 (8.22%) Perl
23 11 (7.53%) Java
23 11 (7.53%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (2.05%) WebSphere
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.37%) Multicast
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.74%) ObjectStore
1 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
1 4 (2.74%) Big Data
2 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.05%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Subversion
2 1 (0.68%) Maven
2 1 (0.68%) Hudson
2 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 44 (30.14%) Banking
2 35 (23.97%) Finance
3 31 (21.23%) Front Office
4 22 (15.07%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.38%) STL
2 17 (11.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (6.85%) Qt
3 10 (6.85%) OpenGL
4 8 (5.48%) Middleware
5 7 (4.79%) Django
6 6 (4.11%) WPF
6 6 (4.11%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (3.42%) WCF
8 4 (2.74%) .NET
8 4 (2.74%) Twisted
9 3 (2.05%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.37%) J2SE
10 2 (1.37%) JMS
10 2 (1.37%) JSP
10 2 (1.37%) Servlets
10 2 (1.37%) XML
10 2 (1.37%) SciPy
10 2 (1.37%) NumPy
10 2 (1.37%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (30.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 25 (17.12%) Fixed Income
3 17 (11.64%) Derivative
3 17 (11.64%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.85%) Equities
5 8 (5.48%) Credit Risk
6 6 (4.11%) Mathematics
6 6 (4.11%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.42%) Grid Computing
7 5 (3.42%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (2.74%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.05%) Physics
9 3 (2.05%) Market Risk
9 3 (2.05%) iPad
9 3 (2.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.37%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.68%) Statistics
11 1 (0.68%) STB
Operating Systems
1 91 (62.33%) Linux
2 54 (36.99%) UNIX
3 27 (18.49%) Windows
4 18 (12.33%) Solaris
5 1 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.78%) Multithreading
2 39 (26.71%) Low Latency
3 18 (12.33%) Software Engineering
4 14 (9.59%) OO
5 13 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.53%) TDD
7 9 (6.16%) Pair Programming
7 9 (6.16%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.16%) Validation
7 9 (6.16%) Analytics
8 6 (4.11%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 5 (3.42%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.74%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (2.05%) OOD
11 3 (2.05%) Data Analysis
12 2 (1.37%) Workflow
12 2 (1.37%) Algorithmic Trading
12 2 (1.37%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (1.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (1.37%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 146 (100.00%) C++
2 42 (28.77%) Python
3 32 (21.92%) SQL
4 27 (18.49%) C#
5 18 (12.33%) C
6 16 (10.96%) Shell Script
7 12 (8.22%) Perl
8 11 (7.53%) Java
9 6 (4.11%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.37%) VBA
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (18.49%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Control-M
2 1 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (10.27%) Oracle
2 8 (5.48%) Sybase
3 3 (2.05%) DataSynapse
3 3 (2.05%) Apple
4 2 (1.37%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.68%) Ab Initio
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Client Server
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago