The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 65 44 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing C++ 163 274 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.85% 3.85% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.70% 8.72% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 208 154
Average daily rate
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£588 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £375 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2433 3141 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.48% 44.18% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 2412 2315
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 25
Average hourly rate £29.74 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £22.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.64 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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++.

1 142 (36.88%) Java
2 138 (35.84%) C#
3 131 (34.03%) Python
4 127 (32.99%) Banking
5 113 (29.35%) Linux
6 104 (27.01%) Front Office
7 101 (26.23%) Finance
8 84 (21.82%) Investment Banking
8 84 (21.82%) Degree
8 84 (21.82%) Multithreading
9 83 (21.56%) Fixed Income
10 82 (21.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 80 (20.78%) UNIX
12 79 (20.52%) SQL
13 78 (20.26%) Analytics
14 64 (16.62%) Perl
15 62 (16.10%) Windows
16 60 (15.58%) Derivative
17 56 (14.55%) Low Latency
18 55 (14.29%) C
19 48 (12.47%) Sybase
20 47 (12.21%) STL
21 44 (11.43%) Software Engineering
22 42 (10.91%) Computer Science
23 40 (10.39%) Oracle
23 40 (10.39%) .NET
24 38 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
25 37 (9.61%) OO
26 36 (9.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
27 34 (8.83%) Credit Risk

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 12 (3.12%) TIBCO EMS
2 8 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.82%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.78%) Apache
5 2 (0.52%) Node.js
5 2 (0.52%) CICS
5 2 (0.52%) MTS
5 2 (0.52%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.26%) FileNet
6 1 (0.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
6 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.26%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.78%) Mathematica
3 3 (0.78%) MS Office
4 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Summit
1 3 (0.78%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.26%) AWD
2 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.78%) GitHub
1 3 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.12%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.56%) HTTP
3 4 (1.04%) Firewall
4 3 (0.78%) VoIP
5 2 (0.52%) Multicast
6 1 (0.26%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.26%) LDAP
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.26%) Internet
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.42%) KDB
3 8 (2.08%) MySQL
3 8 (2.08%) Big Data
4 7 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.56%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.78%) DataStage
8 3 (0.78%) SQLite
8 3 (0.78%) QlikView
9 2 (0.52%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.52%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.16%) Subversion
2 13 (3.38%) JUnit
3 12 (3.12%) Mockito
4 9 (2.34%) Xcode
4 9 (2.34%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.30%) Ant
7 4 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.04%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.78%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.78%) Selenium
8 3 (0.78%) Maven
8 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.52%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.52%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.52%) NUnit
10 1 (0.26%) Grunt
General
1 127 (32.99%) Banking
2 104 (27.01%) Front Office
3 101 (26.23%) Finance
4 84 (21.82%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.08%) Games
6 6 (1.56%) Retail
7 5 (1.30%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.04%) Legal
9 3 (0.78%) Electronics
9 3 (0.78%) German Language
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Law
10 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Military
11 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 286 (74.29%) Developer
2 143 (37.14%) C++ Developer
3 45 (11.69%) Quantitative Developer
4 37 (9.61%) Java Developer
5 34 (8.83%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 33 (8.57%) Python Developer
7 32 (8.31%) Analyst
8 18 (4.68%) Quantitative Analyst
9 17 (4.42%) iOS Developer
10 14 (3.64%) Architect
11 13 (3.38%) Senior Developer
12 12 (3.12%) C# Developer
13 11 (2.86%) Software Engineer
14 9 (2.34%) Consultant
15 7 (1.82%) C++/C# Developer
16 6 (1.56%) Release Manager
16 6 (1.56%) Analyst Developer
16 6 (1.56%) Build Manager
16 6 (1.56%) Lead Developer
16 6 (1.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.21%) STL
2 40 (10.39%) .NET
3 36 (9.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 30 (7.79%) HTML
5 25 (6.49%) Spring
6 21 (5.45%) XML
7 18 (4.68%) Web Services
8 14 (3.64%) Django
9 13 (3.38%) JSON
10 12 (3.12%) Middleware
11 11 (2.86%) SOAP
12 10 (2.60%) REST
12 10 (2.60%) HTML5
12 10 (2.60%) SciPy
12 10 (2.60%) NumPy
12 10 (2.60%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (2.60%) CSS
12 10 (2.60%) Rendezvous
12 10 (2.60%) Cocoa
13 9 (2.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 83 (21.56%) Fixed Income
2 82 (21.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 60 (15.58%) Derivative
4 42 (10.91%) Computer Science
5 34 (8.83%) Credit Risk
6 21 (5.45%) Mathematics
7 13 (3.38%) Market Risk
8 10 (2.60%) Credit Derivative
9 9 (2.34%) Grid Computing
10 8 (2.08%) Equities
11 6 (1.56%) Physics
11 6 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.56%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.30%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.30%) Open Source
12 5 (1.30%) iPhone
13 4 (1.04%) iPad
13 4 (1.04%) Statistics
13 4 (1.04%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 113 (29.35%) Linux
2 80 (20.78%) UNIX
3 62 (16.10%) Windows
4 18 (4.68%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.90%) Android
6 13 (3.38%) Solaris
7 5 (1.30%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.04%) Debian
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.52%) AIX
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.26%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE
11 1 (0.26%) HPUX
11 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.26%) MVS
11 1 (0.26%) VME
11 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (21.82%) Multithreading
2 78 (20.26%) Analytics
3 56 (14.55%) Low Latency
4 44 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 38 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (9.61%) OO
7 30 (7.79%) TDD
8 22 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 21 (5.45%) Validation
10 17 (4.42%) iOS Development
11 16 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (3.38%) Scrum
13 12 (3.12%) E-Commerce
13 12 (3.12%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 11 (2.86%) Monte Carlo Method
15 9 (2.34%) Project Management
15 9 (2.34%) Workflow
15 9 (2.34%) Statistical Analysis
16 8 (2.08%) Unit Testing
16 8 (2.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 142 (36.88%) Java
2 138 (35.84%) C#
3 131 (34.03%) Python
4 79 (20.52%) SQL
5 64 (16.62%) Perl
6 55 (14.29%) C
7 33 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 25 (6.49%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.68%) PHP
9 18 (4.68%) VBA
10 17 (4.42%) VB
11 16 (4.16%) Scala
12 14 (3.64%) Objective-C
13 12 (3.12%) Ruby
14 6 (1.56%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.30%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.04%) R
16 4 (1.04%) VB6
17 3 (0.78%) F#
18 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (21.82%) Degree
2 29 (7.53%) PhD
3 9 (2.34%) MBA
4 3 (0.78%) ISEB
4 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.78%) CEH
4 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.26%) MCSE
5 1 (0.26%) MCSD
5 1 (0.26%) HND
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.08%) Basel III
1 8 (2.08%) CRD IV
2 2 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.26%) KVM
2 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Xen
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.26%) Squid
2 1 (0.26%) Snort
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) qmail
2 1 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.26%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (0.52%) Control-M
3 1 (0.26%) WMI
3 1 (0.26%) Nessus
3 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (12.47%) Sybase
2 40 (10.39%) Oracle
3 24 (6.23%) TIBCO
4 19 (4.94%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.12%) ION Trading
6 11 (2.86%) 29West
7 10 (2.60%) Perforce
8 6 (1.56%) IBM
9 5 (1.30%) Informatica
10 4 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.04%) HP
11 3 (0.78%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.78%) Teradata
11 3 (0.78%) Adobe
11 3 (0.78%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.78%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.52%) Tradeweb
12 2 (0.52%) Tableau
12 2 (0.52%) Google
12 2 (0.52%) Cisco
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