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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 71 90 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -33
Contract jobs citing C++ 98 120 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.83% 2.19% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.04% 5.23% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 102 185
Median daily rate £575 £563 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £329 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.52 £54.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +31.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -1.26%
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
1623 2295 2649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.93% 41.88% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1377 1832 2060
Median daily rate £488 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.10 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 91 (50.00%) Linux
2 71 (39.01%) Java
3 65 (35.71%) Finance
4 63 (34.62%) Multithreading
5 59 (32.42%) Front Office
6 49 (26.92%) Low Latency
7 48 (26.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 42 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (22.53%) SQL
9 41 (22.53%) Unix
10 40 (21.98%) Python
11 39 (21.43%) C#
12 31 (17.03%) Degree
13 29 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
15 27 (14.84%) C
16 26 (14.29%) Windows
16 26 (14.29%) TDD
16 26 (14.29%) Banking
17 24 (13.19%) .NET
17 24 (13.19%) PhD
17 24 (13.19%) Algorithms
18 22 (12.09%) Fixed Income
19 21 (11.54%) Algorithmic Trading
19 21 (11.54%) Derivative
19 21 (11.54%) Data Structures
20 20 (10.99%) Market Making
21 19 (10.44%) OO
22 18 (9.89%) Oracle
22 18 (9.89%) Perl

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 5 (2.75%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.20%) CMS
2 4 (2.20%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.10%) Apache
4 2 (1.10%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.55%) Node.js
5 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) MS Office
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Endur
2 1 (0.55%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.55%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.20%) PaaS
2 3 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.65%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.30%) Firewall
3 4 (2.20%) Kerberos
3 4 (2.20%) PuTTY
4 3 (1.65%) DNS
4 3 (1.65%) VPN
5 2 (1.10%) DHCP
5 2 (1.10%) Multicast
5 2 (1.10%) SSL
6 1 (0.55%) AMQP
6 1 (0.55%) DMZ
6 1 (0.55%) DVB
6 1 (0.55%) HTTP
6 1 (0.55%) Internet
6 1 (0.55%) IPsec
6 1 (0.55%) LDAP
6 1 (0.55%) SSH
6 1 (0.55%) Unicast
6 1 (0.55%) VoIP
6 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.04%) KDB
2 9 (4.95%) DB2
3 6 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.20%) Redis
6 3 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.10%) Big Data
7 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.10%) OLTP
7 2 (1.10%) Tick Data
8 1 (0.55%) Datomic
8 1 (0.55%) Flink
8 1 (0.55%) HBase
8 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Subversion
2 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.65%) JIRA
3 2 (1.10%) CMake
3 2 (1.10%) JUnit
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.55%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.55%) Gradle
4 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.55%) Maven
4 1 (0.55%) Mockito
4 1 (0.55%) Moq
4 1 (0.55%) NUnit
4 1 (0.55%) Selenium
4 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.55%) Xcode
General
1 65 (35.71%) Finance
2 59 (32.42%) Front Office
3 26 (14.29%) Banking
4 5 (2.75%) Games
4 5 (2.75%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.10%) Publishing
6 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Bulgarian Language
7 1 (0.55%) Estonian Language
7 1 (0.55%) Latvian Language
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Lithuanian Language
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 130 (71.43%) Developer
2 79 (43.41%) C++ Developer
3 13 (7.14%) Analyst
3 13 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
4 12 (6.59%) Qt Developer
5 9 (4.95%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 7 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 7 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
6 7 (3.85%) Python Developer
6 7 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 6 (3.30%) Software Developer
8 5 (2.75%) Java Developer
8 5 (2.75%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (2.20%) Applications Support
9 4 (2.20%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (2.20%) Architect
9 4 (2.20%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (2.20%) Quantitative Analyst
9 4 (2.20%) Senior C++ Developer
9 4 (2.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.19%) .NET
2 14 (7.69%) Qt
3 13 (7.14%) STL
4 12 (6.59%) FIX Protocol
4 12 (6.59%) OpenGL
5 11 (6.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (6.04%) Middleware
6 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.85%) REST
7 7 (3.85%) XML
8 5 (2.75%) ATL
8 5 (2.75%) HTML
8 5 (2.75%) MFC
8 5 (2.75%) WPF
9 4 (2.20%) CherryPy
9 4 (2.20%) Django
9 4 (2.20%) Flask
9 4 (2.20%) J2EE
9 4 (2.20%) jQuery
9 4 (2.20%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (13.19%) Algorithms
4 22 (12.09%) Fixed Income
5 21 (11.54%) Data Structures
5 21 (11.54%) Derivative
6 11 (6.04%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.95%) Mathematics
8 7 (3.85%) Equities
9 5 (2.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (2.75%) NHS
10 4 (2.20%) Credit Risk
10 4 (2.20%) Online Games
10 4 (2.20%) Physics
10 4 (2.20%) Social Media
11 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.10%) DTV
12 2 (1.10%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 91 (50.00%) Linux
2 41 (22.53%) Unix
3 26 (14.29%) Windows
4 7 (3.85%) Solaris
5 6 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.75%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.10%) AIX
9 2 (1.10%) Android
10 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.55%) SUSE
10 1 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.62%) Multithreading
2 49 (26.92%) Low Latency
3 42 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
5 26 (14.29%) TDD
6 21 (11.54%) Algorithmic Trading
7 20 (10.99%) Market Making
8 19 (10.44%) OO
9 17 (9.34%) FX Algorithmic Trading
10 16 (8.79%) SDLC
10 16 (8.79%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.59%) Pair Programming
11 12 (6.59%) Risk Management
12 11 (6.04%) BDD
12 11 (6.04%) Scrum
13 10 (5.49%) DevOps
14 9 (4.95%) Validation
15 8 (4.40%) Analytics
16 7 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (3.30%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 71 (39.01%) Java
2 41 (22.53%) SQL
3 40 (21.98%) Python
4 39 (21.43%) C#
5 27 (14.84%) C
6 18 (9.89%) Perl
7 15 (8.24%) Shell Script
8 12 (6.59%) JavaScript
9 11 (6.04%) VBA
10 8 (4.40%) VC++
11 5 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.75%) Ruby
12 4 (2.20%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.20%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.20%) VB
13 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.65%) R
13 3 (1.65%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (17.03%) Degree
2 24 (13.19%) PhD
3 5 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.65%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.65%) MCITP
4 3 (1.65%) MCSE
4 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.10%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.55%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) OSCP
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) Docker
2 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.65%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.55%) NFS
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.85%) Control-M
1 7 (3.85%) Puppet
2 6 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.65%) SCOM
4 2 (1.10%) Ansible
4 2 (1.10%) Salt
5 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.55%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.55%) Kibana
5 1 (0.55%) logstash
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (9.89%) Oracle
2 13 (7.14%) Sybase
3 4 (2.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.20%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.20%) Remedy
3 4 (2.20%) VMware
4 3 (1.65%) Dell
4 3 (1.65%) IBM
4 3 (1.65%) OpenLink
4 3 (1.65%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.10%) Google
5 2 (1.10%) Netezza
5 2 (1.10%) Splunk
5 2 (1.10%) Teradata
6 1 (0.55%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.55%) F5
6 1 (0.55%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.55%) Perforce
6 1 (0.55%) Tableau
6 1 (0.55%) Typemock
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