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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 91 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 73 137 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.20% 2.36% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 5.49% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 123 140
Median daily rate £550 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £725 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £120.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
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
1611 2495 2513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.47% 42.96% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 2056 1963
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Median hourly rate £53.00 £24.23 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.73% -11.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.72 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 76 (43.68%) Java
2 75 (43.10%) Linux
3 74 (42.53%) Finance
4 56 (32.18%) Multithreading
5 48 (27.59%) Front Office
6 46 (26.44%) SQL
6 46 (26.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 40 (22.99%) Unix
7 40 (22.99%) Python
8 39 (22.41%) C#
9 37 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (20.69%) Low Latency
11 29 (16.67%) Degree
11 29 (16.67%) C
12 27 (15.52%) Banking
13 24 (13.79%) Windows
14 22 (12.64%) .NET
14 22 (12.64%) Fixed Income
14 22 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (12.07%) Electronic Trading
15 21 (12.07%) Oracle
15 21 (12.07%) Shell Script
16 20 (11.49%) PhD
16 20 (11.49%) Derivative
17 19 (10.92%) OO
17 19 (10.92%) Algorithms
18 18 (10.34%) TDD
19 17 (9.77%) Algorithmic Trading
20 16 (9.20%) Perl
20 16 (9.20%) Market Making

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 6 (3.45%) Apache
1 6 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.87%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.30%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.15%) CMS
4 2 (1.15%) Confluence
4 2 (1.15%) JBoss
4 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Relativity
2 1 (0.57%) Endur
2 1 (0.57%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.30%) PaaS
3 3 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.72%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) GitHub
4 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.32%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.60%) Firewall
3 6 (3.45%) Kerberos
4 4 (2.30%) PuTTY
5 3 (1.72%) DNS
5 3 (1.72%) SSL
5 3 (1.72%) VPN
6 2 (1.15%) DHCP
6 2 (1.15%) HTTP
6 2 (1.15%) Internet
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.57%) DMZ
7 1 (0.57%) DVB
7 1 (0.57%) IPsec
7 1 (0.57%) LDAP
7 1 (0.57%) Multicast
7 1 (0.57%) SNMP
7 1 (0.57%) SSH
7 1 (0.57%) Wireless
7 1 (0.57%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.17%) DB2
2 8 (4.60%) KDB
3 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.87%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.30%) QlikView
5 4 (2.30%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.15%) OLTP
7 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.15%) Redis
7 2 (1.15%) Tick Data
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.57%) Big Data
8 1 (0.57%) Flink
8 1 (0.57%) HBase
8 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.60%) JIRA
2 5 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.30%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.72%) Subversion
5 2 (1.15%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.15%) Maven
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.15%) Selenium
6 1 (0.57%) Emacs
6 1 (0.57%) JUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Moq
6 1 (0.57%) NUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.57%) TestNG
6 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (42.53%) Finance
2 48 (27.59%) Front Office
3 27 (15.52%) Banking
4 4 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.72%) Games
6 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Bulgarian Language
7 1 (0.57%) Estonian Language
7 1 (0.57%) Latvian Language
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Lithuanian Language
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 110 (63.22%) Developer
2 66 (37.93%) C++ Developer
3 19 (10.92%) Analyst
4 15 (8.62%) Quantitative Developer
5 9 (5.17%) C# Developer
5 9 (5.17%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 8 (4.60%) Applications Support
6 8 (4.60%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (4.60%) Senior Developer
6 8 (4.60%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.02%) Architect
7 7 (4.02%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.45%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.45%) Qt Developer
9 5 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.87%) Front Office Developer
9 5 (2.87%) Python Developer
9 5 (2.87%) Senior C++ Developer
10 4 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.30%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.64%) .NET
2 13 (7.47%) STL
3 11 (6.32%) Middleware
4 10 (5.75%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 10 (5.75%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (5.75%) HTML
5 9 (5.17%) XML
6 7 (4.02%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.45%) Django
7 6 (3.45%) OpenGL
7 6 (3.45%) Qt
8 5 (2.87%) J2EE
8 5 (2.87%) REST
8 5 (2.87%) WPF
9 4 (2.30%) Spring
9 4 (2.30%) Velocity
10 3 (1.72%) ATL
10 3 (1.72%) MFC
10 3 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (26.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.64%) Fixed Income
3 20 (11.49%) Derivative
4 19 (10.92%) Algorithms
5 16 (9.20%) Data Structures
6 8 (4.60%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.60%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.45%) Equities
8 4 (2.30%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (2.30%) NHS
8 4 (2.30%) Physics
9 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.72%) Online Games
9 3 (1.72%) Social Media
9 3 (1.72%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.15%) DTV
10 2 (1.15%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (43.10%) Linux
2 40 (22.99%) Unix
3 24 (13.79%) Windows
4 7 (4.02%) Solaris
4 7 (4.02%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.15%) AIX
7 2 (1.15%) Android
7 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.18%) Multithreading
2 37 (21.26%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.69%) Low Latency
4 21 (12.07%) Electronic Trading
5 19 (10.92%) OO
6 18 (10.34%) TDD
7 17 (9.77%) Algorithmic Trading
8 16 (9.20%) Market Making
9 15 (8.62%) SDLC
10 13 (7.47%) DevOps
10 13 (7.47%) FX Algorithmic Trading
11 12 (6.90%) Risk Management
11 12 (6.90%) Software Engineering
12 11 (6.32%) Analytics
12 11 (6.32%) BDD
13 10 (5.75%) Scrum
14 8 (4.60%) Validation
15 7 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (3.45%) Migration
16 6 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 76 (43.68%) Java
2 46 (26.44%) SQL
3 40 (22.99%) Python
4 39 (22.41%) C#
5 29 (16.67%) C
6 21 (12.07%) Shell Script
7 16 (9.20%) Perl
8 12 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 11 (6.32%) VBA
10 8 (4.60%) PL/SQL
10 8 (4.60%) VB
11 7 (4.02%) PowerShell
12 6 (3.45%) VBScript
12 6 (3.45%) VC++
13 4 (2.30%) R
14 3 (1.72%) Ruby
15 2 (1.15%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.15%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 29 (16.67%) Degree
2 20 (11.49%) PhD
3 5 (2.87%) MCITP
3 5 (2.87%) MCSE
3 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.15%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.57%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB
6 1 (0.57%) OSCP
6 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) QA
2 3 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.87%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.15%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.57%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (6.32%) Control-M
2 8 (4.60%) Puppet
3 7 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.87%) SCOM
5 4 (2.30%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.15%) Ansible
6 2 (1.15%) logstash
6 2 (1.15%) Salt
7 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.57%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.57%) Kibana
7 1 (0.57%) Nagios
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (12.07%) Oracle
2 13 (7.47%) Sybase
3 8 (4.60%) Remedy
4 6 (3.45%) VMware
5 5 (2.87%) Dell
6 4 (2.30%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.30%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.72%) IBM
7 3 (1.72%) Netezza
7 3 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.72%) Teradata
7 3 (1.72%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.15%) Google
8 2 (1.15%) Informatica
8 2 (1.15%) Splunk
9 1 (0.57%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.57%) F5
9 1 (0.57%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.57%) Typemock
9 1 (0.57%) WorldPay
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