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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 100 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing C++ 66 156 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.96% 2.64% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.95% 5.90% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 142 140
Median daily rate £525 £625 £581
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £725 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £187.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +316.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
1673 2644 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.78% 44.74% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1433 2176 1918
Median daily rate £475 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £24.23 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.35% -18.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 (48.41%) Java
2 66 (42.04%) Finance
3 64 (40.76%) Linux
4 46 (29.30%) Multithreading
5 43 (27.39%) SQL
5 43 (27.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 40 (25.48%) Python
7 38 (24.20%) Front Office
8 37 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (22.93%) C#
10 35 (22.29%) Unix
11 28 (17.83%) C
11 28 (17.83%) Low Latency
12 26 (16.56%) Banking
13 24 (15.29%) .NET
14 23 (14.65%) Windows
15 22 (14.01%) Fixed Income
15 22 (14.01%) Degree
16 20 (12.74%) Oracle
17 19 (12.10%) Shell Script
18 18 (11.46%) OO
19 17 (10.83%) TDD
20 16 (10.19%) Perl
20 16 (10.19%) DevOps
20 16 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (10.19%) Algorithms
21 15 (9.55%) STL
22 14 (8.92%) Derivative
22 14 (8.92%) PhD
22 14 (8.92%) SDLC

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 8 (5.10%) Apache
2 6 (3.82%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.18%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.55%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.27%) CMS
5 2 (1.27%) Confluence
5 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.64%) JBoss
6 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Relativity
2 1 (0.64%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.64%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.64%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.55%) PaaS
4 3 (1.91%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.73%) Firewall
2 8 (5.10%) Kerberos
3 5 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.55%) PuTTY
5 3 (1.91%) SSL
6 2 (1.27%) DHCP
6 2 (1.27%) DNS
6 2 (1.27%) HTTP
6 2 (1.27%) VoIP
6 2 (1.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.64%) DMZ
7 1 (0.64%) Internet
7 1 (0.64%) IPsec
7 1 (0.64%) LAN
7 1 (0.64%) LDAP
7 1 (0.64%) SNMP
7 1 (0.64%) SSH
7 1 (0.64%) Wireless
7 1 (0.64%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.73%) DB2
2 6 (3.82%) KDB
3 4 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.55%) QlikView
3 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.27%) OLTP
5 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.27%) Redis
5 2 (1.27%) Tick Data
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.64%) Big Data
6 1 (0.64%) Flink
6 1 (0.64%) HBase
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) JIRA
2 5 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.55%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.91%) Maven
5 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.27%) JUnit
5 2 (1.27%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.27%) Selenium
5 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.27%) Subversion
5 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.64%) Appium
6 1 (0.64%) Calabash
6 1 (0.64%) Gradle
6 1 (0.64%) Hudson
6 1 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.64%) Zephyr
General
1 66 (42.04%) Finance
2 38 (24.20%) Front Office
3 26 (16.56%) Banking
4 5 (3.18%) Games
5 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Bulgarian Language
7 1 (0.64%) Estonian Language
7 1 (0.64%) Latvian Language
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Lithuanian Language
7 1 (0.64%) Romanian Language
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (59.24%) Developer
2 49 (31.21%) C++ Developer
3 19 (12.10%) Analyst
4 15 (9.55%) Quantitative Developer
5 9 (5.73%) Applications Support
5 9 (5.73%) Applications Support Analyst
5 9 (5.73%) Senior Developer
5 9 (5.73%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.10%) Architect
6 8 (5.10%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.46%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.46%) Python Developer
8 6 (3.82%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Active Directory Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 5 (3.18%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Senior C++ Developer
10 4 (2.55%) Java Architect
10 4 (2.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.29%) .NET
2 15 (9.55%) STL
3 13 (8.28%) HTML
4 12 (7.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (7.01%) ASP.NET
6 10 (6.37%) Middleware
7 9 (5.73%) XML
8 8 (5.10%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.10%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (4.46%) Django
9 7 (4.46%) J2EE
9 7 (4.46%) WPF
10 5 (3.18%) REST
11 4 (2.55%) Spring
11 4 (2.55%) Velocity
12 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.91%) SciPy
12 3 (1.91%) SOAP
12 3 (1.91%) WCF
12 3 (1.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (14.01%) Fixed Income
3 16 (10.19%) Algorithms
3 16 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.92%) Data Structures
4 14 (8.92%) Derivative
5 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.18%) Equities
7 4 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.55%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.91%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.91%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.27%) NHS
9 2 (1.27%) Physics
9 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 64 (40.76%) Linux
2 35 (22.29%) Unix
3 23 (14.65%) Windows
4 7 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.82%) Solaris
6 4 (2.55%) Android
7 2 (1.27%) AIX
7 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.30%) Multithreading
2 37 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (17.83%) Low Latency
4 18 (11.46%) OO
5 17 (10.83%) TDD
6 16 (10.19%) DevOps
7 14 (8.92%) SDLC
8 13 (8.28%) Algorithmic Trading
8 13 (8.28%) BDD
9 12 (7.64%) Market Making
10 11 (7.01%) Scrum
11 10 (6.37%) Analytics
11 10 (6.37%) Electronic Trading
11 10 (6.37%) FX Algorithmic Trading
11 10 (6.37%) Risk Management
12 9 (5.73%) Migration
12 9 (5.73%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.46%) Validation
15 6 (3.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 76 (48.41%) Java
2 43 (27.39%) SQL
3 40 (25.48%) Python
4 36 (22.93%) C#
5 28 (17.83%) C
6 19 (12.10%) Shell Script
7 16 (10.19%) Perl
8 9 (5.73%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.10%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.10%) VBScript
10 7 (4.46%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.46%) VB
10 7 (4.46%) VBA
11 4 (2.55%) R
11 4 (2.55%) Ruby
11 4 (2.55%) VC++
12 2 (1.27%) XAML
13 1 (0.64%) IronPython
13 1 (0.64%) Lua
13 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (14.01%) Degree
2 14 (8.92%) PhD
3 6 (3.82%) MCITP
3 6 (3.82%) MCSE
3 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (0.64%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB
6 1 (0.64%) OSCP
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.91%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.46%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.27%) Docker
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.64%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (6.37%) Control-M
2 8 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.10%) Puppet
3 7 (4.46%) SCOM
4 4 (2.55%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.91%) Ansible
5 3 (1.91%) Salt
6 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.64%) logstash
6 1 (0.64%) Nagios
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.64%) SCCM
6 1 (0.64%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 20 (12.74%) Oracle
2 12 (7.64%) Sybase
3 8 (5.10%) Remedy
3 8 (5.10%) VMware
4 5 (3.18%) Dell
5 4 (2.55%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.91%) IBM
6 3 (1.91%) Netezza
6 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.91%) Teradata
7 2 (1.27%) Google
7 2 (1.27%) Informatica
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.64%) BMC
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco
8 1 (0.64%) EMC
8 1 (0.64%) F5
8 1 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.64%) TIBCO
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