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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 130 164 135
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -29
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 35 34 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.00% 0.62% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.65% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 76
Median daily rate £550 £600 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £490 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £718 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.50 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+8.86% -17.70%
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
3312 5248 5997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.63% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2681 3979 4378
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 81 87
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.74 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 79 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (63.29%) Linux
3 37 (46.84%) Multithreading
4 29 (36.71%) Finance
5 26 (32.91%) Low Latency
6 25 (31.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 24 (30.38%) Front Office
8 23 (29.11%) Electronic Trading
9 21 (26.58%) Unix
10 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (20.25%) TDD
12 14 (17.72%) SQL
13 13 (16.46%) Derivative
14 12 (15.19%) Qt
14 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
14 12 (15.19%) Pair Programming
14 12 (15.19%) OpenGL
15 11 (13.92%) Fixed Income
15 11 (13.92%) Windows
16 10 (12.66%) STL
16 10 (12.66%) C#
16 10 (12.66%) FIX Protocol
17 9 (11.39%) C
17 9 (11.39%) Python
17 9 (11.39%) OO
18 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
18 8 (10.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 7 (8.86%) Java
20 6 (7.59%) VC++
20 6 (7.59%) Shell Script

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 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Endur
2 1 (1.27%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.53%) OLTP
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Emacs
1 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
1 1 (1.27%) Selenium
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 24 (30.38%) Front Office
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Games
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) OpenGL
1 12 (15.19%) Qt
2 10 (12.66%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (12.66%) STL
3 8 (10.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (7.59%) Middleware
5 5 (6.33%) .NET
5 5 (6.33%) ATL
5 5 (6.33%) MFC
6 2 (2.53%) iOS SDK
6 2 (2.53%) XML
7 1 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (31.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (16.46%) Derivative
3 11 (13.92%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 5 (6.33%) NHS
5 4 (5.06%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.06%) Online Games
5 4 (5.06%) Social Media
6 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.80%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.27%) Equities
8 1 (1.27%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 50 (63.29%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) Unix
3 11 (13.92%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) Multithreading
2 26 (32.91%) Low Latency
3 23 (29.11%) Electronic Trading
4 18 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.25%) TDD
6 12 (15.19%) Pair Programming
7 9 (11.39%) OO
8 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.33%) SDLC
10 4 (5.06%) OOP
11 3 (3.80%) Algorithmic Trading
11 3 (3.80%) BDD
11 3 (3.80%) ETRM
11 3 (3.80%) iOS Development
11 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.53%) Analytics
12 2 (2.53%) Market Making
12 2 (2.53%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (17.72%) SQL
3 10 (12.66%) C#
4 9 (11.39%) C
4 9 (11.39%) Python
5 7 (8.86%) Java
6 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.59%) VC++
7 5 (6.33%) VBA
8 3 (3.80%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.80%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.53%) Perl
10 1 (1.27%) Korn
10 1 (1.27%) R
10 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) PhD
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Control-M
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle
2 3 (3.80%) OpenLink
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.27%) Sybase
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