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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
London / City of London
Rank 74 71 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Contract jobs citing C++ 83 82 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.81% 2.71% 3.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 6.13% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 76 180
Median daily rate £600 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £739 £750 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.64 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%

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
1476 1337 2317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.05% 44.14% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1102 1905
Median daily rate £475 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 72 (42.35%) Python
2 68 (40.00%) Java
3 60 (35.29%) Linux
4 57 (33.53%) Finance
5 48 (28.24%) Degree
6 42 (24.71%) SQL
7 41 (24.12%) Banking
8 40 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (22.35%) OO
9 38 (22.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 36 (21.18%) Multithreading
10 36 (21.18%) Low Latency
11 35 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (19.41%) Front Office
13 29 (17.06%) Unix
14 28 (16.47%) TDD
15 25 (14.71%) C
16 23 (13.53%) Sybase
16 23 (13.53%) Oracle
16 23 (13.53%) SDLC
17 21 (12.35%) C#
18 20 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (11.76%) Software Engineering
18 20 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (11.76%) Computer Science
19 19 (11.18%) Electronic Trading
19 19 (11.18%) NoSQL
20 18 (10.59%) R
20 18 (10.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 18 (10.59%) Relational Database

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 (4.71%) Apache
2 5 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.76%) IIS
3 3 (1.76%) IPython
4 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.59%) SAS
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
2 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.59%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.59%) RMDS
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.94%) HTTP
2 5 (2.94%) Internet
3 4 (2.35%) SSL
4 2 (1.18%) VoIP
5 1 (0.59%) AMQP
5 1 (0.59%) Intranet
5 1 (0.59%) IPFIX
5 1 (0.59%) LAN
5 1 (0.59%) MRTG
5 1 (0.59%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.18%) NoSQL
2 18 (10.59%) Relational Database
3 17 (10.00%) DB2
4 15 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.35%) Big Data
7 3 (1.76%) KDB
7 3 (1.76%) MySQL
7 3 (1.76%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.18%) Kdb+
8 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.18%) QlikView
8 2 (1.18%) SQLite
8 2 (1.18%) Tick Data
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.59%) Cloudera CDH
9 1 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.59%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.53%) Subversion
2 4 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.76%) JUnit
4 2 (1.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.59%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.59%) Calabash
5 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.59%) JIRA
5 1 (0.59%) JMeter
5 1 (0.59%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.59%) NUnit
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.59%) TestNG
5 1 (0.59%) Xcode
General
1 57 (33.53%) Finance
2 41 (24.12%) Banking
3 33 (19.41%) Front Office
4 18 (10.59%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.12%) Games
6 5 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.94%) Legal
7 4 (2.35%) Back Office
7 4 (2.35%) Marketing
8 3 (1.76%) Advertising
9 2 (1.18%) Retail
9 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Electronics
10 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (70.00%) Developer
2 67 (39.41%) C++ Developer
3 29 (17.06%) Python Developer
4 21 (12.35%) Analyst
5 16 (9.41%) Data Analyst
6 15 (8.82%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 14 (8.24%) Quantitative Developer
8 12 (7.06%) Senior Developer
9 11 (6.47%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (6.47%) SQL Data Analyst
10 10 (5.88%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.29%) Oracle Analyst
11 9 (5.29%) Teradata Analyst
12 8 (4.71%) Java Developer
12 8 (4.71%) Linux Developer
13 7 (4.12%) Unix Developer
14 6 (3.53%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 6 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (3.53%) Linux Engineer
15 5 (2.94%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (9.41%) STL
3 12 (7.06%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (6.47%) XML
5 9 (5.29%) HTML
6 8 (4.71%) OpenGL
7 7 (4.12%) .NET
7 7 (4.12%) Middleware
8 6 (3.53%) WPF
9 5 (2.94%) HTML5
9 5 (2.94%) Qt
9 5 (2.94%) REST
10 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.35%) CGI
10 4 (2.35%) Ultra Messaging
11 3 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.76%) Django
11 3 (1.76%) NumPy
11 3 (1.76%) SOAP
11 3 (1.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 35 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 18 (10.59%) Data Structures
5 16 (9.41%) Algorithms
6 13 (7.65%) Fixed Income
7 10 (5.88%) Equities
8 9 (5.29%) Derivative
8 9 (5.29%) Mathematics
9 8 (4.71%) Market Risk
10 7 (4.12%) Physics
11 6 (3.53%) Client/Server
11 6 (3.53%) N-Tier
12 5 (2.94%) Data Centre
12 5 (2.94%) Hedge funds
12 5 (2.94%) OTC Derivatives
12 5 (2.94%) Public Cloud
12 5 (2.94%) Statistics
13 4 (2.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 3 (1.76%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.29%) Linux
2 29 (17.06%) Unix
3 15 (8.82%) Windows
4 7 (4.12%) Android
5 4 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.18%) CentOS
6 2 (1.18%) MVS
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.35%) OO
3 36 (21.18%) Low Latency
3 36 (21.18%) Multithreading
4 28 (16.47%) TDD
5 23 (13.53%) SDLC
6 20 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 19 (11.18%) Electronic Trading
8 18 (10.59%) Data Management
9 17 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
10 16 (9.41%) Data Modelling
10 16 (9.41%) Dimensional Modelling
10 16 (9.41%) Risk Management
11 15 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 14 (8.24%) Analytics
12 14 (8.24%) Data Transformation
13 11 (6.47%) OOP
14 10 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.35%) Python
2 68 (40.00%) Java
3 42 (24.71%) SQL
4 25 (14.71%) C
5 21 (12.35%) C#
6 18 (10.59%) R
7 16 (9.41%) Perl
8 11 (6.47%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.53%) Ruby
9 6 (3.53%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.94%) Go
11 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.76%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.76%) PHP
11 3 (1.76%) Scala
11 3 (1.76%) VB
11 3 (1.76%) VC++
12 2 (1.18%) COBOL
12 2 (1.18%) JCL
12 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (28.24%) Degree
2 5 (2.94%) PhD
3 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) PMP
3 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.41%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.29%) QA
3 3 (1.76%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) Puppet
2 7 (4.12%) Ansible
3 6 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (2.94%) Salt
5 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.59%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 23 (13.53%) Oracle
1 23 (13.53%) Sybase
2 16 (9.41%) Netezza
3 15 (8.82%) Teradata
4 5 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.76%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.76%) DataSynapse
5 3 (1.76%) Google
5 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.76%) Solace
5 3 (1.76%) Splunk
6 2 (1.18%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.18%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (1.18%) HP
6 2 (1.18%) IBM
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.18%) Tableau
7 1 (0.59%) Informatica
7 1 (0.59%) Juniper
7 1 (0.59%) SAP
City, London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JS Agency
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago