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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 133 140 142
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 74 70 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 1.19% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.29% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 70
Average daily rate
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£625 £575 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -20.00%
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
5491 5436 6581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.38% 92.15% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4265 3966 4836
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 92 169
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.48 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £32.82 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 107 (100.00%) C++
2 53 (49.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 45 (42.06%) Low Latency
4 44 (41.12%) Multithreading
5 41 (38.32%) Linux
6 37 (34.58%) Finance
7 36 (33.64%) Banking
8 33 (30.84%) Windows
9 32 (29.91%) C#
10 29 (27.10%) STL
11 26 (24.30%) SQL
12 21 (19.63%) Risk Management
12 21 (19.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 19 (17.76%) Algorithmic Trading
14 17 (15.89%) Investment Banking
14 17 (15.89%) Front Office
14 17 (15.89%) UNIX
15 16 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.08%) E-Commerce
17 13 (12.15%) Java
17 13 (12.15%) Oracle
18 12 (11.21%) FIX Protocol
18 12 (11.21%) Derivative
19 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
19 10 (9.35%) SDLC
20 9 (8.41%) PhD
21 8 (7.48%) Python
21 8 (7.48%) Fixed Income
22 7 (6.54%) .NET
22 7 (6.54%) Credit Risk

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.93%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.93%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.87%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) CppUnit
General
1 37 (34.58%) Finance
2 36 (33.64%) Banking
3 17 (15.89%) Investment Banking
3 17 (15.89%) Front Office
4 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.10%) STL
2 21 (19.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (11.21%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (6.54%) .NET
5 5 (4.67%) XML
5 5 (4.67%) HTML
5 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.67%) HTML5
5 5 (4.67%) Qt
6 4 (3.74%) WCF
6 4 (3.74%) Middleware
7 3 (2.80%) OpenGL
7 3 (2.80%) MFC
7 3 (2.80%) Web Services
8 2 (1.87%) Swing
9 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.93%) FpML
9 1 (0.93%) WPF
9 1 (0.93%) SignalR
9 1 (0.93%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (49.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (11.21%) Derivative
3 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.48%) Fixed Income
5 7 (6.54%) Credit Risk
6 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.67%) Equities
8 3 (2.80%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.87%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.93%) Physics
10 1 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 41 (38.32%) Linux
2 33 (30.84%) Windows
3 17 (15.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.06%) Low Latency
2 44 (41.12%) Multithreading
3 21 (19.63%) Risk Management
4 19 (17.76%) Algorithmic Trading
5 16 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (13.08%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.35%) SDLC
8 5 (4.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.74%) Analytics
9 4 (3.74%) TDD
10 3 (2.80%) Pair Programming
10 3 (2.80%) OO
10 3 (2.80%) Migration
11 2 (1.87%) Workflow
11 2 (1.87%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (1.87%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (1.87%) Wealth Management
11 2 (1.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (1.87%) Performance Testing
11 2 (1.87%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (29.91%) C#
3 26 (24.30%) SQL
4 13 (12.15%) Java
5 8 (7.48%) Python
6 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.87%) VC++
7 1 (0.93%) Korn
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) R
7 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.93%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) PhD
2 7 (6.54%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (12.15%) Oracle
2 6 (5.61%) TIBCO
3 5 (4.67%) Talarian
4 3 (2.80%) Sybase
5 2 (1.87%) Solace
6 1 (0.93%) Intel
6 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.93%) Tradeweb
6 1 (0.93%) Rogue Wave
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Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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