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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ 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++
Rank 68 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing C++ 139 229 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.71% 3.77% 3.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.23% 8.73% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 204 156
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£550 £625 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £378 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £29.00 £41.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.53% -12.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
2232 2624 2439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.47% 43.25% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1799 1990 1946
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 20
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.65 £17.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £82.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++.

1 163 (48.66%) Java
2 119 (35.52%) Linux
3 114 (34.03%) C#
4 87 (25.97%) SQL
5 81 (24.18%) Finance
5 81 (24.18%) Multithreading
6 75 (22.39%) Front Office
6 75 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (21.49%) OO
8 70 (20.90%) Python
9 67 (20.00%) UNIX
10 65 (19.40%) Banking
11 64 (19.10%) Low Latency
12 63 (18.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 49 (14.63%) OOP
14 47 (14.03%) Windows
14 47 (14.03%) Derivative
15 45 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
16 43 (12.84%) .NET
17 41 (12.24%) Fixed Income
18 39 (11.64%) Degree
19 38 (11.34%) Computer Science
20 36 (10.75%) SQL Server
21 35 (10.45%) C
22 32 (9.55%) Oracle
23 31 (9.25%) XML
24 30 (8.96%) TDD
25 29 (8.66%) Equities
26 28 (8.36%) Analytics
27 27 (8.06%) Sybase

C++
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 citing C++ also 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 that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.39%) IIS
2 6 (1.79%) Apache
3 5 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.90%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.30%) Node.js
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.30%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) MS Project
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) RMDS
2 3 (0.90%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.90%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.49%) Firewall
2 4 (1.19%) HTTP
2 4 (1.19%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.19%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.30%) CTI
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.30%) AMQP
3 1 (0.30%) Multicast
3 1 (0.30%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.88%) Big Data
3 12 (3.58%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.28%) KDB
5 9 (2.69%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.39%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.90%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.90%) MySQL
10 2 (0.60%) ObjectStore
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.60%) QlikView
10 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.60%) HBase
11 1 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (4.48%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.88%) Subversion
3 12 (3.58%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.28%) Xcode
5 9 (2.69%) JUnit
5 9 (2.69%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.09%) JIRA
6 7 (2.09%) Mockito
7 5 (1.49%) Selenium
7 5 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.49%) Maven
8 4 (1.19%) Fiddler
8 4 (1.19%) Ant
8 4 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.19%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.19%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.19%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.19%) Gradle
9 3 (0.90%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 81 (24.18%) Finance
2 75 (22.39%) Front Office
3 65 (19.40%) Banking
4 26 (7.76%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.69%) Marketing
6 8 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.90%) Back Office
8 3 (0.90%) Automotive
8 3 (0.90%) Avionics
9 2 (0.60%) Games
9 2 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 251 (74.93%) Developer
2 117 (34.93%) C++ Developer
3 54 (16.12%) Java Developer
4 24 (7.16%) Quantitative Developer
5 20 (5.97%) C# Developer
6 18 (5.37%) Python Developer
7 17 (5.07%) Senior Developer
8 15 (4.48%) Analyst
9 14 (4.18%) C++/Java Developer
9 14 (4.18%) iOS Developer
10 13 (3.88%) Architect
11 11 (3.28%) Programmer
11 11 (3.28%) C++/C# Developer
12 8 (2.39%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 8 (2.39%) Qt Developer
12 8 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (1.79%) C Developer
13 6 (1.79%) Quantitative Analyst
13 6 (1.79%) Data Scientist
13 6 (1.79%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.84%) .NET
2 31 (9.25%) XML
3 20 (5.97%) FIX Protocol
4 18 (5.37%) JSON
5 13 (3.88%) Spring
6 11 (3.28%) HTML
7 9 (2.69%) STL
7 9 (2.69%) REST
8 8 (2.39%) WPF
8 8 (2.39%) Qt
8 8 (2.39%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.09%) XML Schema
9 7 (2.09%) Middleware
9 7 (2.09%) CSS
9 7 (2.09%) RESTful
10 6 (1.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (1.79%) WCF
10 6 (1.79%) OpenGL
10 6 (1.79%) Cocoa
11 5 (1.49%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 47 (14.03%) Derivative
3 45 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (12.24%) Fixed Income
5 38 (11.34%) Computer Science
6 29 (8.66%) Equities
7 22 (6.57%) Grid Computing
8 21 (6.27%) Mathematics
9 11 (3.28%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.69%) User Experience
10 9 (2.69%) Statistics
10 9 (2.69%) Spread Betting
11 8 (2.39%) Physics
11 8 (2.39%) Credit Risk
11 8 (2.39%) Market Risk
11 8 (2.39%) Open Source
12 7 (2.09%) Biometrics
13 5 (1.49%) Video on Demand
13 5 (1.49%) Social Media
13 5 (1.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 119 (35.52%) Linux
2 67 (20.00%) UNIX
3 47 (14.03%) Windows
4 17 (5.07%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.69%) Android
6 8 (2.39%) Solaris
7 3 (0.90%) VMS
7 3 (0.90%) OpenVMS
7 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (24.18%) Multithreading
2 75 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (21.49%) OO
4 64 (19.10%) Low Latency
5 49 (14.63%) OOP
6 30 (8.96%) TDD
7 28 (8.36%) Analytics
8 18 (5.37%) E-Commerce
9 16 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (4.48%) iOS Development
11 13 (3.88%) Electronic Trading
11 13 (3.88%) Software Engineering
12 10 (2.99%) Unit Testing
13 9 (2.69%) Algorithmic Trading
13 9 (2.69%) Scrum
13 9 (2.69%) Risk Management
14 8 (2.39%) Validation
14 8 (2.39%) Data Analysis
14 8 (2.39%) Automated Testing
14 8 (2.39%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 163 (48.66%) Java
2 114 (34.03%) C#
3 87 (25.97%) SQL
4 70 (20.90%) Python
5 35 (10.45%) C
6 17 (5.07%) JavaScript
7 16 (4.78%) VB
8 14 (4.18%) Perl
8 14 (4.18%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.99%) VBA
10 9 (2.69%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.39%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.09%) R
12 7 (2.09%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.79%) PHP
14 5 (1.49%) Ruby
14 5 (1.49%) Lua
15 4 (1.19%) Scala
15 4 (1.19%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (11.64%) Degree
2 11 (3.28%) PhD
3 7 (2.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.19%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) COREP
2 2 (0.60%) FINREP
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.30%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.19%) yum
3 3 (0.90%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (9.55%) Oracle
2 27 (8.06%) Sybase
3 20 (5.97%) TIBCO
4 16 (4.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.78%) ION Trading
5 6 (1.79%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.49%) 29West
6 5 (1.49%) Murex
7 4 (1.19%) Fidessa
7 4 (1.19%) Informatica
7 4 (1.19%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.90%) Perforce
8 3 (0.90%) Tradeweb
8 3 (0.90%) DataSynapse
8 3 (0.90%) Reuters
8 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.60%) Citrix
9 2 (0.60%) Google
9 2 (0.60%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.60%) IBM
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: C++ Developer - £600pd - London - Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £576 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago