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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 60 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 179 287 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.03% 3.99% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.16% 9.03% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 221 198
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£575 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.46% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 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 £36.29 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.79% -4.00%
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
2499 3177 3137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.31% 44.16% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1949 2452 2412
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 8 18 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.00 £57.95 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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++.

1 136 (38.53%) Java
2 124 (35.13%) Linux
3 117 (33.14%) Python
4 114 (32.29%) Banking
5 105 (29.75%) C#
6 95 (26.91%) UNIX
7 94 (26.63%) SQL
8 93 (26.35%) Front Office
9 90 (25.50%) Multithreading
10 89 (25.21%) Finance
11 79 (22.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 77 (21.81%) Degree
13 66 (18.70%) Investment Banking
14 58 (16.43%) Low Latency
15 53 (15.01%) Windows
15 53 (15.01%) Fixed Income
16 51 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (14.16%) C
18 48 (13.60%) Perl
19 46 (13.03%) Analytics
20 43 (12.18%) Oracle
21 38 (10.76%) Derivative
22 36 (10.20%) Software Engineering
22 36 (10.20%) Computer Science
22 36 (10.20%) JavaScript
23 34 (9.63%) .NET
23 34 (9.63%) Sybase
23 34 (9.63%) OO
24 33 (9.35%) STL
25 32 (9.07%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 7 (1.98%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.70%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (1.42%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (0.85%) Apache
4 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.57%) IIS
5 2 (0.57%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.57%) CMS
5 2 (0.57%) Node.js
5 2 (0.57%) Drupal
6 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.28%) Moodle
6 1 (0.28%) CICS
6 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) MS Office
1 3 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.57%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.28%) GIMP
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.85%) Summit
2 3 (0.85%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.57%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.57%) GitHub
2 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.53%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.42%) SAN
3 4 (1.13%) HTTP
3 4 (1.13%) NAS
3 4 (1.13%) Multicast
4 3 (0.85%) Firewall
4 3 (0.85%) DNS
4 3 (0.85%) VoIP
5 2 (0.57%) LDAP
5 2 (0.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.57%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.28%) SSH
6 1 (0.28%) VLAN
6 1 (0.28%) VPN
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
6 1 (0.28%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.28%) Internet
6 1 (0.28%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.68%) Big Data
3 12 (3.40%) KDB
4 11 (3.12%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.27%) MySQL
6 7 (1.98%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.70%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.42%) DataStage
8 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.13%) QlikView
9 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.85%) SQLite
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.68%) Subversion
2 11 (3.12%) Xcode
3 8 (2.27%) Maven
3 8 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.70%) JUnit
5 5 (1.42%) Mockito
6 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.85%) Selenium
7 2 (0.57%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.57%) NUnit
7 2 (0.57%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.57%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.28%) Hudson
8 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 114 (32.29%) Banking
2 93 (26.35%) Front Office
3 89 (25.21%) Finance
4 66 (18.70%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.98%) Retail
6 6 (1.70%) Legal
7 5 (1.42%) Games
8 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.57%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 274 (77.62%) Developer
2 137 (38.81%) C++ Developer
3 40 (11.33%) Java Developer
4 32 (9.07%) Python Developer
5 29 (8.22%) Quantitative Developer
6 24 (6.80%) Analyst
7 21 (5.95%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 20 (5.67%) iOS Developer
9 16 (4.53%) Senior Developer
10 14 (3.97%) Architect
11 13 (3.68%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.12%) C++/C# Developer
13 9 (2.55%) Quantitative Analyst
14 8 (2.27%) Software Engineer
15 7 (1.98%) Software Developer
15 7 (1.98%) Support Engineer
15 7 (1.98%) Senior C++ Developer
15 7 (1.98%) Lead Developer
15 7 (1.98%) Qt Developer
16 6 (1.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.63%) .NET
2 33 (9.35%) STL
3 27 (7.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 26 (7.37%) HTML
5 24 (6.80%) XML
6 17 (4.82%) Web Services
6 17 (4.82%) Spring
7 16 (4.53%) JSON
8 15 (4.25%) FIX Protocol
9 13 (3.68%) Middleware
9 13 (3.68%) Cocoa
10 12 (3.40%) WCF
11 10 (2.83%) Django
11 10 (2.83%) iOS SDK
11 10 (2.83%) REST
12 9 (2.55%) HTML5
12 9 (2.55%) SOAP
13 8 (2.27%) JMS
13 8 (2.27%) OpenGL
13 8 (2.27%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 79 (22.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 53 (15.01%) Fixed Income
3 38 (10.76%) Derivative
4 36 (10.20%) Computer Science
5 32 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (7.93%) Credit Risk
7 12 (3.40%) Mathematics
8 11 (3.12%) Credit Derivative
9 10 (2.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 10 (2.83%) Grid Computing
10 9 (2.55%) Equities
10 9 (2.55%) Market Risk
11 7 (1.98%) Statistics
11 7 (1.98%) User Experience
12 6 (1.70%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.70%) Open Source
12 6 (1.70%) iPad
12 6 (1.70%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 6 (1.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 124 (35.13%) Linux
2 95 (26.91%) UNIX
3 53 (15.01%) Windows
4 21 (5.95%) Apple iOS
5 20 (5.67%) Solaris
6 14 (3.97%) Android
7 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.13%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.85%) AIX
9 3 (0.85%) Debian
10 2 (0.57%) MVS
10 2 (0.57%) VME
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (25.50%) Multithreading
2 58 (16.43%) Low Latency
3 51 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (13.03%) Analytics
5 36 (10.20%) Software Engineering
6 34 (9.63%) OO
7 28 (7.93%) TDD
8 27 (7.65%) Risk Management
9 20 (5.67%) iOS Development
10 17 (4.82%) Validation
11 15 (4.25%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.25%) Mentoring
12 12 (3.40%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 9 (2.55%) Data Modelling
14 8 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (1.98%) BDD
15 7 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (1.98%) Project Management
15 7 (1.98%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 136 (38.53%) Java
2 117 (33.14%) Python
3 105 (29.75%) C#
4 94 (26.63%) SQL
5 50 (14.16%) C
6 48 (13.60%) Perl
7 36 (10.20%) JavaScript
8 26 (7.37%) Shell Script
9 17 (4.82%) Objective-C
10 16 (4.53%) PHP
11 14 (3.97%) VBA
12 12 (3.40%) Ruby
13 10 (2.83%) Scala
14 8 (2.27%) VB
15 7 (1.98%) R
16 5 (1.42%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
18 3 (0.85%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 77 (21.81%) Degree
2 15 (4.25%) PhD
3 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.28%) MCSD
4 1 (0.28%) HND
4 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.13%) Basel III
2 3 (0.85%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.28%) NFS
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) Control-M
2 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.28%) WMI
2 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 43 (12.18%) Oracle
2 34 (9.63%) Sybase
3 14 (3.97%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.12%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.27%) DataSynapse
5 8 (2.27%) IBM
6 6 (1.70%) Adobe
7 5 (1.42%) Informatica
7 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.42%) ION Trading
7 5 (1.42%) Teradata
8 4 (1.13%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.13%) Tableau
9 3 (0.85%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.85%) Apple
9 3 (0.85%) Murex
9 3 (0.85%) HP
9 3 (0.85%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.85%) 29West
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