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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 54 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 192 261 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.33% 3.74% 3.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.60% 8.82% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 215 166
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £30.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
2525 2960 2516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.74% 42.44% 39.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2047 2300 1973
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.22 £14.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.69 £49.02
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 27 November 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 27 November 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++.

1 141 (38.52%) Linux
2 138 (37.70%) Java
3 105 (28.69%) UNIX
4 100 (27.32%) C#
5 99 (27.05%) Multithreading
6 98 (26.78%) Banking
7 95 (25.96%) Finance
7 95 (25.96%) SQL
8 91 (24.86%) Front Office
9 88 (24.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 86 (23.50%) Python
11 67 (18.31%) Low Latency
12 61 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 57 (15.57%) Windows
14 49 (13.39%) C
15 47 (12.84%) Degree
16 45 (12.30%) OO
17 44 (12.02%) Oracle
17 44 (12.02%) Fixed Income
17 44 (12.02%) Investment Banking
18 42 (11.48%) Derivative
19 38 (10.38%) TDD
20 37 (10.11%) .NET
21 34 (9.29%) Sybase
22 33 (9.02%) Computer Science
22 33 (9.02%) Analytics
23 32 (8.74%) Perl
24 31 (8.47%) SQL Server
25 29 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
26 28 (7.65%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (1.91%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (1.09%) Apache
4 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.55%) Drupal
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.55%) Node.js
5 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.55%) IIS
5 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) JBoss
6 1 (0.27%) CICS
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) Moodle
6 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.82%) MS Office
2 3 (0.82%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.27%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.27%) GIMP
4 1 (0.27%) MODO
Business Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.55%) Summit
2 2 (0.55%) RMDS
2 2 (0.55%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.27%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.64%) SAN
3 5 (1.37%) NAS
4 3 (0.82%) DNS
5 2 (0.55%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.55%) Multicast
5 2 (0.55%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.55%) VoIP
5 2 (0.55%) HTTP
5 2 (0.55%) LDAP
6 1 (0.27%) SSL
6 1 (0.27%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) ATM
6 1 (0.27%) DSL
6 1 (0.27%) Internet
6 1 (0.27%) SSH
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.37%) Big Data
3 13 (3.55%) KDB
4 10 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.73%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.19%) MySQL
5 8 (2.19%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.09%) ObjectStore
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.82%) DataStage
8 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.82%) MarkLogic
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 11 (3.01%) Xcode
2 9 (2.46%) JUnit
3 8 (2.19%) Maven
3 8 (2.19%) Mockito
3 8 (2.19%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.91%) Subversion
5 5 (1.37%) NUnit
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.82%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.55%) Selenium
7 2 (0.55%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.55%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.27%) Toad
8 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.27%) Hudson
General
1 98 (26.78%) Banking
2 95 (25.96%) Finance
3 91 (24.86%) Front Office
4 44 (12.02%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.46%) Marketing
6 7 (1.91%) Retail
7 5 (1.37%) Games
8 4 (1.09%) Advertising
9 3 (0.82%) Legal
9 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 293 (80.05%) Developer
2 151 (41.26%) C++ Developer
3 49 (13.39%) Java Developer
4 25 (6.83%) Python Developer
5 22 (6.01%) Analyst
5 22 (6.01%) Senior Developer
6 21 (5.74%) Quantitative Developer
7 19 (5.19%) iOS Developer
8 18 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 12 (3.28%) C++/C# Developer
9 12 (3.28%) Applications Support
10 11 (3.01%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 11 (3.01%) Qt Developer
11 9 (2.46%) Support Analyst
11 9 (2.46%) C Developer
12 8 (2.19%) Architect
12 8 (2.19%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.19%) Quantitative Analyst
13 7 (1.91%) Support Engineer
14 6 (1.64%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.11%) .NET
2 28 (7.65%) XML
3 26 (7.10%) STL
4 24 (6.56%) FIX Protocol
5 22 (6.01%) Spring
6 20 (5.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 19 (5.19%) Middleware
8 17 (4.64%) HTML
9 16 (4.37%) JSON
10 13 (3.55%) Cocoa
11 12 (3.28%) WCF
11 12 (3.28%) WPF
11 12 (3.28%) Qt
11 12 (3.28%) Web Services
11 12 (3.28%) OpenGL
12 9 (2.46%) iOS SDK
13 8 (2.19%) Hibernate
13 8 (2.19%) JMS
14 7 (1.91%) XSLT
14 7 (1.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 44 (12.02%) Fixed Income
3 42 (11.48%) Derivative
4 33 (9.02%) Computer Science
5 29 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (6.01%) Equities
7 18 (4.92%) Credit Risk
8 17 (4.64%) Algorithms
9 12 (3.28%) Mathematics
9 12 (3.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 10 (2.73%) Statistics
10 10 (2.73%) Grid Computing
11 9 (2.46%) Market Risk
11 9 (2.46%) Data Structures
12 8 (2.19%) iPad
12 8 (2.19%) Hedge funds
12 8 (2.19%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.91%) Credit Derivative
13 7 (1.91%) Social Media
13 7 (1.91%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 141 (38.52%) Linux
2 105 (28.69%) UNIX
3 57 (15.57%) Windows
4 20 (5.46%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.92%) Solaris
6 8 (2.19%) Android
7 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.82%) Debian
9 2 (0.55%) VME
9 2 (0.55%) MVS
9 2 (0.55%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
10 1 (0.27%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (27.05%) Multithreading
2 67 (18.31%) Low Latency
3 61 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (12.30%) OO
5 38 (10.38%) TDD
6 33 (9.02%) Analytics
7 27 (7.38%) Software Engineering
8 25 (6.83%) Risk Management
9 23 (6.28%) E-Commerce
10 20 (5.46%) iOS Development
11 14 (3.83%) Mentoring
12 11 (3.01%) Algorithmic Trading
13 10 (2.73%) Pair Programming
14 9 (2.46%) Data Analysis
14 9 (2.46%) Validation
14 9 (2.46%) BDD
15 8 (2.19%) OOP
16 7 (1.91%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (1.91%) Software Architecture
16 7 (1.91%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 138 (37.70%) Java
2 100 (27.32%) C#
3 95 (25.96%) SQL
4 86 (23.50%) Python
5 49 (13.39%) C
6 32 (8.74%) Perl
7 27 (7.38%) JavaScript
7 27 (7.38%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.83%) VB
8 14 (3.83%) Objective-C
9 12 (3.28%) Ruby
10 10 (2.73%) PHP
11 9 (2.46%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.46%) VBA
12 8 (2.19%) R
13 6 (1.64%) Scala
13 6 (1.64%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.09%) Erlang
14 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (12.84%) Degree
2 15 (4.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.55%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.82%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.27%) NFS
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) Control-M
2 1 (0.27%) OpenView
2 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) WMI
2 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 44 (12.02%) Oracle
2 34 (9.29%) Sybase
3 20 (5.46%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.28%) TIBCO
5 10 (2.73%) DataSynapse
5 10 (2.73%) ION Trading
6 7 (1.91%) Murex
7 6 (1.64%) IBM
7 6 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.37%) Informatica
8 5 (1.37%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.09%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.09%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.82%) Adobe
10 3 (0.82%) Trillium
10 3 (0.82%) Apple
10 3 (0.82%) HP
10 3 (0.82%) Teradata
10 3 (0.82%) Perforce
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