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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 121 139 121
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 77 69 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.52% 1.17% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.25% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 67 63
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £625 £770
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.80% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.13 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+148.06% -60.90%
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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 154 (100.00%) C++
2 86 (55.84%) Linux
3 69 (44.81%) Multithreading
4 44 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 37 (24.03%) UNIX
5 37 (24.03%) C#
6 36 (23.38%) SQL
7 34 (22.08%) Finance
7 34 (22.08%) Low Latency
8 31 (20.13%) Front Office
8 31 (20.13%) Java
9 26 (16.88%) Banking
10 23 (14.94%) Derivative
10 23 (14.94%) Python
11 22 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (12.99%) Fixed Income
13 19 (12.34%) Equities
14 18 (11.69%) Windows
15 17 (11.04%) OO
15 17 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (9.74%) C
16 15 (9.74%) Grid Computing
17 13 (8.44%) TDD
17 13 (8.44%) Investment Banking
17 13 (8.44%) FIX Protocol
18 12 (7.79%) Degree
19 11 (7.14%) Shell Script
19 11 (7.14%) .NET
19 11 (7.14%) STL
19 11 (7.14%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.65%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) Big Data
2 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.30%) ObjectStore
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Xcode
2 1 (0.65%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.65%) JUnit
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.65%) Maven
2 1 (0.65%) Subversion
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Hudson
2 1 (0.65%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (22.08%) Finance
2 31 (20.13%) Front Office
3 26 (16.88%) Banking
4 13 (8.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.44%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (7.14%) .NET
2 11 (7.14%) STL
3 10 (6.49%) OpenGL
3 10 (6.49%) Qt
4 9 (5.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (3.25%) XML
5 5 (3.25%) Middleware
5 5 (3.25%) WPF
6 4 (2.60%) WCF
7 2 (1.30%) JSP
7 2 (1.30%) Servlets
7 2 (1.30%) J2SE
7 2 (1.30%) JMS
8 1 (0.65%) WinForms
8 1 (0.65%) VCL
8 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.65%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 23 (14.94%) Derivative
3 20 (12.99%) Fixed Income
4 19 (12.34%) Equities
5 17 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (9.74%) Grid Computing
7 6 (3.90%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.60%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.60%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (1.95%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.30%) iPad
10 2 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.30%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.65%) Spread Betting
11 1 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 86 (55.84%) Linux
2 37 (24.03%) UNIX
3 18 (11.69%) Windows
4 11 (7.14%) Solaris
5 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (44.81%) Multithreading
2 34 (22.08%) Low Latency
3 22 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.04%) OO
5 13 (8.44%) TDD
6 9 (5.84%) Pair Programming
6 9 (5.84%) OOP
6 9 (5.84%) E-Commerce
7 7 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 7 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.90%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (1.95%) Automated Testing
9 3 (1.95%) Data Analysis
9 3 (1.95%) Unit Testing
9 3 (1.95%) Test Automation
9 3 (1.95%) Analytics
9 3 (1.95%) iOS Development
10 2 (1.30%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (1.30%) Greeks
10 2 (1.30%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 154 (100.00%) C++
2 37 (24.03%) C#
3 36 (23.38%) SQL
4 31 (20.13%) Java
5 23 (14.94%) Python
6 15 (9.74%) C
7 11 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.95%) VBA
9 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.65%) VC++
9 1 (0.65%) Perl
9 1 (0.65%) Delphi
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) Erlang
9 1 (0.65%) Lua
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (7.79%) Degree
2 5 (3.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (5.84%) Oracle
2 6 (3.90%) Sybase
3 3 (1.95%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.30%) DataSynapse
4 2 (1.30%) Apple
5 1 (0.65%) Reuters
5 1 (0.65%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.65%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.65%) Informatica
5 1 (0.65%) Borland
5 1 (0.65%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.65%) 29West
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