The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Developer
Rank 197 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
C++ Software Developer
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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
5432 6713 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.08% 92.61% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4902 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 148 171
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £32.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

C++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Software Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer across the City of London region.

C++ Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

C++ Software Developer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) STL
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognizant