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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 101 122 149
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +27
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 47 74 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.46% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.53% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 71 55
Average daily rate £500 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £475 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £625 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +19.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +90.47%
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
3001 4822 5533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.51% 94.96% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2354 3712 3942
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 93
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 89 (100.00%) C++
2 40 (44.94%) Finance
3 39 (43.82%) Linux
4 32 (35.96%) Front Office
5 31 (34.83%) Multithreading
6 27 (30.34%) Derivative
7 23 (25.84%) Low Latency
8 21 (23.60%) Electronic Trading
8 21 (23.60%) Unix
8 21 (23.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (17.98%) Banking
10 16 (17.98%) TDD
11 15 (16.85%) Risk Management
12 14 (15.73%) Pair Programming
12 14 (15.73%) Windows
12 14 (15.73%) Qt
13 13 (14.61%) Mathematics
13 13 (14.61%) OpenGL
14 12 (13.48%) C#
14 12 (13.48%) STL
14 12 (13.48%) Degree
15 11 (12.36%) SQL
15 11 (12.36%) Fixed Income
16 10 (11.24%) C
16 10 (11.24%) Python
16 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
16 10 (11.24%) Investment Banking
16 10 (11.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 9 (10.11%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (3.37%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.12%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.12%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Emacs
1 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.12%) JIRA
1 1 (1.12%) Selenium
1 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 40 (44.94%) Finance
2 32 (35.96%) Front Office
3 16 (17.98%) Banking
4 10 (11.24%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Games
6 3 (3.37%) Retail
7 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.73%) Qt
2 13 (14.61%) OpenGL
3 12 (13.48%) STL
4 10 (11.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 7 (7.87%) ATL
5 7 (7.87%) MFC
6 6 (6.74%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (5.62%) XML
8 4 (4.49%) .NET
9 2 (2.25%) iOS SDK
10 1 (1.12%) Cocoa
10 1 (1.12%) Middleware
10 1 (1.12%) RESTful
10 1 (1.12%) WCF
10 1 (1.12%) Web Services
10 1 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.34%) Derivative
2 21 (23.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (14.61%) Mathematics
4 11 (12.36%) Fixed Income
5 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
5 7 (7.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 5 (5.62%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (5.62%) NHS
7 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.49%) Online Games
7 4 (4.49%) Social Media
8 3 (3.37%) Credit Risk
8 3 (3.37%) Equities
8 3 (3.37%) Grid Computing
8 3 (3.37%) Physics
9 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.25%) Market Risk
9 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.82%) Linux
2 21 (23.60%) Unix
3 14 (15.73%) Windows
4 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) AIX
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.83%) Multithreading
2 23 (25.84%) Low Latency
3 21 (23.60%) Electronic Trading
4 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.98%) TDD
6 15 (16.85%) Risk Management
7 14 (15.73%) Pair Programming
8 9 (10.11%) Analytics
9 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.74%) Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.62%) OO
12 3 (3.37%) ETRM
12 3 (3.37%) iOS Development
12 3 (3.37%) Monte Carlo Method
12 3 (3.37%) OOP
12 3 (3.37%) Performance Testing
12 3 (3.37%) SDLC
13 2 (2.25%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (13.48%) C#
3 11 (12.36%) SQL
4 10 (11.24%) C
4 10 (11.24%) Python
5 9 (10.11%) VBA
6 7 (7.87%) VC++
7 4 (4.49%) Java
8 3 (3.37%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.37%) Objective-C
8 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.12%) Korn
10 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle
2 3 (3.37%) OpenLink
3 2 (2.25%) Sybase
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago