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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
London / City of London
Rank 103 106 121
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 43 48 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 1.50% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.57% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 70
Median daily rate £600 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £363 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £741 £775 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £44.05 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +10.12%

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
2771 3052 4934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.67% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2192 2402 3791
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 53 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 69 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (49.28%) Linux
3 29 (42.03%) Low Latency
4 28 (40.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (37.68%) Multithreading
6 20 (28.99%) Front Office
6 20 (28.99%) Finance
7 19 (27.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 17 (24.64%) Degree
9 16 (23.19%) STL
10 15 (21.74%) SQL
10 15 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
11 14 (20.29%) Unix
12 13 (18.84%) Banking
13 12 (17.39%) Algorithms
14 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
14 11 (15.94%) OO
14 11 (15.94%) Python
14 11 (15.94%) Risk Management
15 10 (14.49%) FIX Protocol
15 10 (14.49%) High Availability
15 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (14.49%) Multithreaded Programming
16 9 (13.04%) High-Frequency Trading
17 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (11.59%) OOP
18 7 (10.14%) Middleware
18 7 (10.14%) Market Risk
18 7 (10.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
19 6 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading

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 2 (2.90%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQLite
2 1 (1.45%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
1 20 (28.99%) Front Office
2 13 (18.84%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.90%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (23.19%) STL
3 10 (14.49%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (10.14%) Middleware
5 6 (8.70%) OpenGL
6 5 (7.25%) Qt
7 4 (5.80%) XML
8 3 (4.35%) .NET
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.35%) WPF
9 2 (2.90%) CORBA
10 1 (1.45%) iOS SDK
10 1 (1.45%) OpenCL
10 1 (1.45%) OpenCV
10 1 (1.45%) Renderscript
10 1 (1.45%) REST
10 1 (1.45%) Web Services
10 1 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (17.39%) Algorithms
3 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.14%) Market Risk
5 6 (8.70%) Derivative
5 6 (8.70%) Equities
6 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.80%) Fixed Income
6 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
6 4 (5.80%) OTC Derivatives
6 4 (5.80%) Physics
7 3 (4.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (4.35%) Fintech
7 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.90%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.90%) Statistics
9 1 (1.45%) Animation
9 1 (1.45%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (49.28%) Linux
2 14 (20.29%) Unix
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 4 (5.80%) Android
5 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Low Latency
2 26 (37.68%) Multithreading
3 15 (21.74%) Electronic Trading
4 11 (15.94%) OO
4 11 (15.94%) Risk Management
4 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.49%) High Availability
5 10 (14.49%) Multithreaded Programming
6 9 (13.04%) High-Frequency Trading
7 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.59%) OOP
8 7 (10.14%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 6 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading
10 5 (7.25%) Analytics
11 3 (4.35%) Android Development
11 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.35%) Open Source
11 3 (4.35%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (21.74%) SQL
3 11 (15.94%) Python
4 6 (8.70%) C
4 6 (8.70%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) Java
5 4 (5.80%) Perl
6 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Scala
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) MiFID
1 3 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Solace
1 3 (4.35%) Sybase
2 2 (2.90%) Bloomberg
2 2 (2.90%) Cognizant
2 2 (2.90%) Eze Software Group
2 2 (2.90%) Google
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle
2 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.45%) Talarian
3 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
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