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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 148 132 145
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 41 74 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 1.22% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.31% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 73 49
Average daily rate
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£588 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £480 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £740 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £48.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +37.14%
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
4794 5643 5492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 93.01% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4019 4083
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £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 71 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.19 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 117 (100.00%) C++
2 68 (58.12%) Linux
3 52 (44.44%) Multithreading
4 31 (26.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (26.50%) Low Latency
5 28 (23.93%) Front Office
5 28 (23.93%) C#
5 28 (23.93%) Java
6 24 (20.51%) Finance
7 23 (19.66%) SQL
7 23 (19.66%) UNIX
8 20 (17.09%) Banking
9 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (15.38%) Equities
10 17 (14.53%) Fixed Income
10 17 (14.53%) Windows
10 17 (14.53%) Derivative
10 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (13.68%) Python
12 15 (12.82%) OO
13 14 (11.97%) FIX Protocol
14 13 (11.11%) Grid Computing
15 11 (9.40%) Investment Banking
16 10 (8.55%) OOP
17 9 (7.69%) C
17 9 (7.69%) .NET
17 9 (7.69%) TDD
18 8 (6.84%) Algorithmic Trading
18 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
19 7 (5.98%) STL

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.71%) ObjectStore
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.56%) Xcode
2 2 (1.71%) Subversion
2 2 (1.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 28 (23.93%) Front Office
2 24 (20.51%) Finance
3 20 (17.09%) Banking
4 11 (9.40%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Avionics
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.97%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (7.69%) .NET
3 7 (5.98%) STL
4 6 (5.13%) XML
4 6 (5.13%) OpenGL
5 5 (4.27%) Qt
6 4 (3.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (2.56%) Middleware
8 1 (0.85%) WinForms
8 1 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.85%) VCL
8 1 (0.85%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (15.38%) Equities
3 17 (14.53%) Fixed Income
3 17 (14.53%) Derivative
3 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (11.11%) Grid Computing
5 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.56%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.71%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.71%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.71%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) Kinect
8 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.85%) Index Arbitrage
8 1 (0.85%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 68 (58.12%) Linux
2 23 (19.66%) UNIX
3 17 (14.53%) Windows
4 3 (2.56%) Solaris
4 3 (2.56%) Android
4 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 31 (26.50%) Low Latency
3 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.82%) OO
5 10 (8.55%) OOP
6 9 (7.69%) TDD
7 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
7 8 (6.84%) Algorithmic Trading
8 5 (4.27%) Pair Programming
8 5 (4.27%) Software Engineering
9 4 (3.42%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.42%) Analytics
10 3 (2.56%) iOS Development
10 3 (2.56%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (2.56%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.56%) Automated Testing
10 3 (2.56%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.56%) OOD
11 1 (0.85%) SOA
11 1 (0.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (23.93%) C#
2 28 (23.93%) Java
3 23 (19.66%) SQL
4 16 (13.68%) Python
5 9 (7.69%) C
6 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.85%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) Korn
7 1 (0.85%) Lua
7 1 (0.85%) Erlang
7 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.85%) Perl
7 1 (0.85%) Delphi
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) VB
7 1 (0.85%) VBA
7 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (3.42%) Sybase
1 4 (3.42%) TIBCO
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle
3 2 (1.71%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.85%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.85%) Tradeweb
4 1 (0.85%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.85%) 29West
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.85%) Informatica
4 1 (0.85%) Borland
4 1 (0.85%) Reuters
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: C++ Developer - £600pd - London - Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago