The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 140 135 146
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 72 62 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.12% 0.99% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.07% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 59 62
Average daily rate £638 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £463 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £32.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+56.92% -16.12%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
C++ Developer
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 152 (100.00%) C++
2 79 (51.97%) Banking
3 70 (46.05%) Investment Banking
4 65 (42.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 64 (42.11%) Front Office
6 63 (41.45%) Windows
7 58 (38.16%) Derivative
8 56 (36.84%) STL
9 42 (27.63%) Linux
10 41 (26.97%) C#
11 37 (24.34%) Finance
12 34 (22.37%) Fixed Income
13 32 (21.05%) UNIX
14 29 (19.08%) Python
15 28 (18.42%) Monte Carlo Method
15 28 (18.42%) Analytics
16 27 (17.76%) Multithreading
17 25 (16.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 23 (15.13%) Perl
19 21 (13.82%) Credit Risk
20 19 (12.50%) Low Latency
20 19 (12.50%) Degree
21 18 (11.84%) Market Risk
21 18 (11.84%) Oracle
22 17 (11.18%) XML
22 17 (11.18%) DataSynapse
23 16 (10.53%) Java
24 15 (9.87%) Risk Management
24 15 (9.87%) Computer Science
25 13 (8.55%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.97%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.32%) GemFire
3 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) HTTP
2 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.66%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.32%) Redis
3 2 (1.32%) Hazelcast
3 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.66%) KDB
4 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.66%) MySQL
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Subversion
2 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.66%) Hudson
4 1 (0.66%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 79 (51.97%) Banking
2 70 (46.05%) Investment Banking
3 64 (42.11%) Front Office
4 37 (24.34%) Finance
5 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Publishing
5 1 (0.66%) Military
5 1 (0.66%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (36.84%) STL
2 25 (16.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 17 (11.18%) XML
4 12 (7.89%) .NET
5 7 (4.61%) Qt
5 7 (4.61%) Middleware
6 5 (3.29%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (2.63%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.32%) Rendezvous
8 2 (1.32%) WinForms
8 2 (1.32%) WPF
8 2 (1.32%) GTK+
9 1 (0.66%) SciPy
9 1 (0.66%) NumPy
9 1 (0.66%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.66%) LINQ
9 1 (0.66%) WCF
9 1 (0.66%) JSON
9 1 (0.66%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.66%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 65 (42.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 58 (38.16%) Derivative
3 34 (22.37%) Fixed Income
4 21 (13.82%) Credit Risk
5 18 (11.84%) Market Risk
6 15 (9.87%) Computer Science
7 8 (5.26%) Grid Computing
8 7 (4.61%) Equities
9 5 (3.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (1.97%) Open Source
10 3 (1.97%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.97%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.97%) STB
11 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.66%) Statistics
11 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 63 (41.45%) Windows
2 42 (27.63%) Linux
3 32 (21.05%) UNIX
4 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.42%) Monte Carlo Method
1 28 (18.42%) Analytics
2 27 (17.76%) Multithreading
3 19 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 15 (9.87%) Risk Management
5 9 (5.92%) Software Engineering
6 6 (3.95%) Validation
6 6 (3.95%) TDD
7 4 (2.63%) Straight-Through Processing
7 4 (2.63%) Pair Programming
7 4 (2.63%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (2.63%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (1.97%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (1.97%) Scrum
8 3 (1.97%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (1.97%) OO
8 3 (1.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.32%) OOD
9 2 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.32%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 152 (100.00%) C++
2 41 (26.97%) C#
3 29 (19.08%) Python
4 23 (15.13%) Perl
5 16 (10.53%) Java
6 12 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.92%) SQL
8 5 (3.29%) C
8 5 (3.29%) Scala
9 2 (1.32%) R
9 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.66%) F#
10 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.66%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.66%) Ruby
10 1 (0.66%) XPath
10 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.66%) VC++
10 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.66%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 19 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.66%) Basel III
Vendors
1 18 (11.84%) Oracle
2 17 (11.18%) DataSynapse
3 13 (8.55%) Sybase
4 8 (5.26%) 29West
5 3 (1.97%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.32%) Perforce
7 1 (0.66%) Google
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago