The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 144 136 139
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 25 65 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 1.11% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.17% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 65 65
Median daily rate £550 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.43% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -12.22%
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
3195 5541 5581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.80% 94.69% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 4277 4152
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) C++
2 42 (64.62%) Linux
3 30 (46.15%) Multithreading
4 27 (41.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (40.00%) Finance
6 23 (35.38%) Front Office
7 20 (30.77%) Low Latency
8 17 (26.15%) SQL
9 16 (24.62%) Electronic Trading
10 15 (23.08%) Unix
11 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (16.92%) Python
12 11 (16.92%) Java
13 9 (13.85%) Fixed Income
13 9 (13.85%) Middleware
13 9 (13.85%) C#
14 8 (12.31%) Windows
14 8 (12.31%) OO
14 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
14 8 (12.31%) FIX Protocol
15 7 (10.77%) TDD
15 7 (10.77%) Derivative
15 7 (10.77%) STL
16 6 (9.23%) C
16 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
17 5 (7.69%) OpenGL
17 5 (7.69%) Oracle
17 5 (7.69%) Pair Programming
17 5 (7.69%) Banking
17 5 (7.69%) Qt

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Endur
1 1 (1.54%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) KDB
1 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.08%) OLTP
1 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Maven
2 1 (1.54%) Emacs
2 1 (1.54%) GoogleTest
2 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 23 (35.38%) Front Office
3 5 (7.69%) Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Games
5 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) Middleware
2 8 (12.31%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (10.77%) STL
4 5 (7.69%) OpenGL
4 5 (7.69%) Qt
5 4 (6.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (4.62%) .NET
6 3 (4.62%) ATL
6 3 (4.62%) MFC
7 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.08%) Esper
7 2 (3.08%) NumPy
7 2 (3.08%) Pandas
7 2 (3.08%) Pyramid
7 2 (3.08%) SciPy
7 2 (3.08%) XML
8 1 (1.54%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.54%) Ultra Messaging
8 1 (1.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (41.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (13.85%) Fixed Income
3 7 (10.77%) Derivative
4 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 4 (6.15%) Mathematics
5 4 (6.15%) NHS
6 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk
6 3 (4.62%) Online Games
6 3 (4.62%) Social Media
7 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.08%) Hedge funds
7 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.54%) Equities
8 1 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.54%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 42 (64.62%) Linux
2 15 (23.08%) Unix
3 8 (12.31%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Multithreading
2 20 (30.77%) Low Latency
3 16 (24.62%) Electronic Trading
4 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.31%) OO
6 7 (10.77%) TDD
7 5 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 5 (7.69%) SDLC
8 4 (6.15%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.08%) Analytics
10 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.08%) Data Acquisition
10 2 (3.08%) Market Making
10 2 (3.08%) OOP
10 2 (3.08%) Open Source
10 2 (3.08%) Refactoring
10 2 (3.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
3 11 (16.92%) Java
3 11 (16.92%) Python
4 9 (13.85%) C#
5 6 (9.23%) C
5 6 (9.23%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.15%) VBA
6 4 (6.15%) VC++
7 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.08%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.54%) Korn
8 1 (1.54%) Lua
8 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.54%) R
8 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) PhD
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Control-M
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (1.54%) Informatica
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) OpenLink
2 1 (1.54%) Sybase
2 1 (1.54%) TIBCO