The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 97 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 76 134 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.23% 2.85% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.50% 6.03% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 122 147
Median daily rate £500 £625 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £476 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.57
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.37%
C++
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1688 2224 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.44% 47.23% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1861 1939
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -21.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £23.75 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.50 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for C++.

1 72 (48.32%) Java
2 61 (40.94%) Finance
3 55 (36.91%) Linux
4 51 (34.23%) Python
5 44 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (28.19%) SQL
7 36 (24.16%) Multithreading
8 33 (22.15%) C#
9 32 (21.48%) Front Office
10 30 (20.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 29 (19.46%) C
11 29 (19.46%) Windows
12 26 (17.45%) OO
12 26 (17.45%) TDD
13 25 (16.78%) Banking
14 22 (14.77%) Degree
15 21 (14.09%) Unix
15 21 (14.09%) Oracle
15 21 (14.09%) Low Latency
16 19 (12.75%) DevOps
17 18 (12.08%) Perl
17 18 (12.08%) Fixed Income
18 17 (11.41%) HTML
18 17 (11.41%) SDLC
19 15 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (10.07%) Data Structures
19 15 (10.07%) .NET
20 14 (9.40%) Shell Script
21 13 (8.72%) XML
21 13 (8.72%) Apache

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.72%) Apache
2 7 (4.70%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.01%) IIS
5 2 (1.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.34%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Relativity
2 1 (0.67%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.67%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) Firewall
1 7 (4.70%) Kerberos
1 7 (4.70%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.36%) SSL
3 4 (2.68%) HTTP
3 4 (2.68%) Internet
4 3 (2.01%) VoIP
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.67%) Intranet
5 1 (0.67%) LAN
5 1 (0.67%) MRTG
5 1 (0.67%) SNMP
5 1 (0.67%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.05%) NoSQL
1 12 (8.05%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.71%) DB2
3 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.68%) QlikView
5 3 (2.01%) KDB
5 3 (2.01%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.34%) SQLite
7 1 (0.67%) Big Data
7 1 (0.67%) Flink
7 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.67%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.67%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) JIRA
1 7 (4.70%) Subversion
2 6 (4.03%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.68%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.01%) JUnit
4 3 (2.01%) Selenium
4 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.34%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.34%) Maven
5 2 (1.34%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.34%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.34%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.67%) JMeter
6 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.67%) NUnit
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 61 (40.94%) Finance
2 32 (21.48%) Front Office
3 25 (16.78%) Banking
4 11 (7.38%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.03%) Games
6 5 (3.36%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.36%) Legal
7 4 (2.68%) Back Office
8 2 (1.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (60.40%) Developer
2 44 (29.53%) C++ Developer
3 21 (14.09%) Analyst
4 15 (10.07%) Python Developer
5 14 (9.40%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Data Analyst
6 13 (8.72%) Quantitative Developer
7 11 (7.38%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Active Directory Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.36%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.36%) Architect
10 5 (3.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (3.36%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (3.36%) SQL Data Analyst
10 5 (3.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.41%) HTML
2 15 (10.07%) .NET
3 13 (8.72%) XML
4 12 (8.05%) STL
5 11 (7.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (5.37%) AngularJS
6 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.37%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (5.37%) Middleware
7 7 (4.70%) WPF
8 6 (4.03%) Django
9 5 (3.36%) J2EE
10 4 (2.68%) HTML5
10 4 (2.68%) Spring
10 4 (2.68%) Velocity
11 3 (2.01%) Pandas
11 3 (2.01%) Pyramid
11 3 (2.01%) SciPy
11 3 (2.01%) WCF
11 3 (2.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (12.08%) Fixed Income
3 15 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.07%) Data Structures
4 12 (8.05%) Algorithms
5 8 (5.37%) Derivative
6 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.03%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.03%) Hedge funds
6 6 (4.03%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.68%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.68%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.01%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.34%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.34%) CUDA
9 2 (1.34%) Equities
9 2 (1.34%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.34%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.34%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 55 (36.91%) Linux
2 29 (19.46%) Windows
3 21 (14.09%) Unix
4 9 (6.04%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.68%) Android
6 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.67%) MVS
7 1 (0.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.16%) Multithreading
3 26 (17.45%) OO
3 26 (17.45%) TDD
4 21 (14.09%) Low Latency
5 19 (12.75%) DevOps
6 17 (11.41%) SDLC
7 13 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (8.05%) BDD
9 11 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.38%) Data Modelling
9 11 (7.38%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.71%) Dimensional Modelling
10 10 (6.71%) Predictive Modelling
11 9 (6.04%) Data Management
11 9 (6.04%) Data Transformation
11 9 (6.04%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.37%) Migration
12 8 (5.37%) OOP
12 8 (5.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.32%) Java
2 51 (34.23%) Python
3 42 (28.19%) SQL
4 33 (22.15%) C#
5 29 (19.46%) C
6 18 (12.08%) Perl
7 14 (9.40%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.38%) R
9 8 (5.37%) VB
9 8 (5.37%) VBScript
10 7 (4.70%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.70%) PowerShell
11 6 (4.03%) Ruby
11 6 (4.03%) VBA
12 3 (2.01%) Go
12 3 (2.01%) VC++
13 2 (1.34%) PHP
13 2 (1.34%) SPARQL
13 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (14.77%) Degree
2 6 (4.03%) MCITP
2 6 (4.03%) MCSE
2 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.01%) PhD
4 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB
5 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.71%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.70%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (8.72%) Puppet
2 10 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.37%) Ansible
4 7 (4.70%) SCOM
5 6 (4.03%) Control-M
5 6 (4.03%) Salt
6 4 (2.68%) BladeLogic
7 3 (2.01%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.67%) logstash
8 1 (0.67%) Nagios
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.67%) SCCM
8 1 (0.67%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 21 (14.09%) Oracle
2 12 (8.05%) Sybase
3 10 (6.71%) Netezza
4 9 (6.04%) Teradata
5 7 (4.70%) VMware
6 5 (3.36%) Dell
7 4 (2.68%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.68%) Remedy
8 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.01%) Splunk
8 3 (2.01%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.34%) Cisco
9 2 (1.34%) DataSynapse
9 2 (1.34%) Informatica
9 2 (1.34%) Solace
10 1 (0.67%) BMC
10 1 (0.67%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.67%) IBM
10 1 (0.67%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.67%) Juniper
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