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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 124 150 154
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 80 77 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 1.08% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.16% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 60 62
Average daily rate
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£575 £560 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.67% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £678 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
C++ Developer
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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
5448 6621 7375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.25% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3984 4809 5300
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 140 179
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £34.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 58 (42.34%) Multithreading
4 56 (40.88%) UNIX
5 45 (32.85%) Banking
6 43 (31.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 41 (29.93%) Python
8 36 (26.28%) Finance
8 36 (26.28%) Low Latency
9 32 (23.36%) Front Office
10 31 (22.63%) SQL
11 30 (21.90%) C#
12 27 (19.71%) Windows
12 27 (19.71%) STL
12 27 (19.71%) Degree
13 24 (17.52%) Investment Banking
13 24 (17.52%) Fixed Income
14 22 (16.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 20 (14.60%) Software Engineering
16 19 (13.87%) Perl
17 18 (13.14%) Oracle
17 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
18 17 (12.41%) Derivative
18 17 (12.41%) C
18 17 (12.41%) Solaris
18 17 (12.41%) Shell Script
19 12 (8.76%) Credit Risk
19 12 (8.76%) Sybase
20 11 (8.03%) Java
20 11 (8.03%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 3 (2.19%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.19%) Multicast
3 1 (0.73%) HTTP
3 1 (0.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
1 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.92%) MongoDB
1 4 (2.92%) Big Data
1 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
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%) Maven
2 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.73%) Hudson
2 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.73%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.73%) NUnit
General
1 45 (32.85%) Banking
2 36 (26.28%) Finance
3 32 (23.36%) Front Office
4 24 (17.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.71%) STL
2 22 (16.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (5.84%) OpenGL
3 8 (5.84%) Qt
3 8 (5.84%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (5.11%) Django
5 6 (4.38%) WCF
5 6 (4.38%) WPF
6 5 (3.65%) Middleware
7 4 (2.92%) Twisted
7 4 (2.92%) .NET
8 3 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.46%) J2SE
9 2 (1.46%) JMS
9 2 (1.46%) JSP
9 2 (1.46%) Servlets
9 2 (1.46%) XML
9 2 (1.46%) SciPy
9 2 (1.46%) NumPy
9 2 (1.46%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (31.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (17.52%) Fixed Income
3 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
4 17 (12.41%) Derivative
5 12 (8.76%) Credit Risk
6 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.38%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.38%) Grid Computing
8 5 (3.65%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (2.92%) Equities
10 3 (2.19%) Physics
10 3 (2.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (2.19%) Market Risk
10 3 (2.19%) iPad
10 3 (2.19%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.73%) STB
12 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (62.04%) Linux
2 56 (40.88%) UNIX
3 27 (19.71%) Windows
4 17 (12.41%) Solaris
5 1 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.34%) Multithreading
2 36 (26.28%) Low Latency
3 20 (14.60%) Software Engineering
4 11 (8.03%) OO
4 11 (8.03%) Validation
4 11 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (8.03%) Analytics
5 9 (6.57%) TDD
6 8 (5.84%) Risk Management
7 7 (5.11%) Pair Programming
8 6 (4.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 5 (3.65%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.19%) OOD
10 3 (2.19%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (2.19%) Greeks
11 2 (1.46%) Workflow
11 2 (1.46%) Data Analysis
11 2 (1.46%) Risk Analysis
12 1 (0.73%) Release Management
12 1 (0.73%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 137 (100.00%) C++
2 41 (29.93%) Python
3 31 (22.63%) SQL
4 30 (21.90%) C#
5 19 (13.87%) Perl
6 17 (12.41%) C
6 17 (12.41%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.03%) Java
8 6 (4.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.73%) VBA
10 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (19.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Control-M
2 1 (0.73%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (13.14%) Oracle
2 12 (8.76%) Sybase
3 3 (2.19%) DataSynapse
3 3 (2.19%) Apple
4 2 (1.46%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.73%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.73%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.73%) Ab Initio
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