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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 55 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 191 253 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.38% 3.70% 3.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.60% 8.71% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 208 161
Average daily rate
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£550 £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £658 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £33.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.65% -2.89%
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
2514 2904 2492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.50% 42.52% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2062 2250 1929
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £75.03 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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++.

1 150 (40.54%) Java
2 146 (39.46%) Linux
3 109 (29.46%) C#
4 105 (28.38%) SQL
4 105 (28.38%) Multithreading
5 99 (26.76%) UNIX
6 96 (25.95%) Front Office
7 92 (24.86%) Finance
7 92 (24.86%) Banking
8 90 (24.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 81 (21.89%) Python
10 68 (18.38%) Low Latency
11 65 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (17.03%) Windows
13 49 (13.24%) OO
14 46 (12.43%) C
15 45 (12.16%) Oracle
16 44 (11.89%) Derivative
17 43 (11.62%) Fixed Income
18 41 (11.08%) Degree
19 40 (10.81%) .NET
20 37 (10.00%) Investment Banking
21 36 (9.73%) TDD
22 34 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
23 32 (8.65%) Sybase
24 30 (8.11%) Computer Science
25 29 (7.84%) SQL Server
26 27 (7.30%) XML
26 27 (7.30%) Analytics
27 25 (6.76%) STL

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (1.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (0.81%) IIS
3 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.81%) Apache
3 3 (0.81%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.54%) Node.js
4 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.54%) Drupal
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.27%) CICS
5 1 (0.27%) JBoss
5 1 (0.27%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 6 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.81%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.27%) MODO
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.54%) RMDS
2 2 (0.54%) Summit
2 2 (0.54%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.27%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.62%) SAN
3 5 (1.35%) NAS
4 3 (0.81%) HTTP
4 3 (0.81%) DNS
5 2 (0.54%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.54%) Multicast
5 2 (0.54%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.54%) LDAP
5 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.27%) DSL
6 1 (0.27%) SSL
6 1 (0.27%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) ATM
6 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) SSH
6 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.14%) Big Data
3 15 (4.05%) KDB
4 12 (3.24%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.62%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.62%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.08%) MySQL
8 4 (1.08%) ObjectStore
9 3 (0.81%) DataStage
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.81%) MarkLogic
9 3 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 13 (3.51%) Xcode
2 8 (2.16%) Maven
2 8 (2.16%) JUnit
3 7 (1.89%) TeamCity
3 7 (1.89%) Mockito
4 5 (1.35%) Subversion
5 4 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.08%) NUnit
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.81%) Selenium
6 3 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.54%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 96 (25.95%) Front Office
2 92 (24.86%) Finance
2 92 (24.86%) Banking
3 37 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.43%) Marketing
5 7 (1.89%) Retail
6 6 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.35%) Games
8 4 (1.08%) Advertising
9 3 (0.81%) Back Office
9 3 (0.81%) Legal
10 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.54%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 289 (78.11%) Developer
2 155 (41.89%) C++ Developer
3 54 (14.59%) Java Developer
4 23 (6.22%) Python Developer
5 22 (5.95%) Senior Developer
6 21 (5.68%) C# Developer
7 20 (5.41%) Analyst
8 18 (4.86%) iOS Developer
8 18 (4.86%) Quantitative Developer
9 14 (3.78%) C++/C# Developer
10 12 (3.24%) Applications Support
11 11 (2.97%) C Developer
11 11 (2.97%) C++/Java Developer
12 10 (2.70%) Qt Developer
13 9 (2.43%) Support Analyst
14 8 (2.16%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 8 (2.16%) Architect
15 7 (1.89%) Software Engineer
15 7 (1.89%) Support Engineer
15 7 (1.89%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.81%) .NET
2 27 (7.30%) XML
3 25 (6.76%) STL
4 23 (6.22%) FIX Protocol
5 19 (5.14%) Spring
5 19 (5.14%) Middleware
5 19 (5.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 15 (4.05%) JSON
7 14 (3.78%) HTML
8 12 (3.24%) WPF
9 11 (2.97%) Cocoa
9 11 (2.97%) WCF
9 11 (2.97%) Qt
10 10 (2.70%) OpenGL
10 10 (2.70%) Web Services
11 8 (2.16%) RESTful
11 8 (2.16%) Hibernate
12 7 (1.89%) JMS
12 7 (1.89%) XSLT
12 7 (1.89%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 90 (24.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 44 (11.89%) Derivative
3 43 (11.62%) Fixed Income
4 34 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (8.11%) Computer Science
6 23 (6.22%) Equities
7 22 (5.95%) Grid Computing
8 18 (4.86%) Algorithms
9 15 (4.05%) Mathematics
9 15 (4.05%) Credit Risk
10 12 (3.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 11 (2.97%) Statistics
12 9 (2.43%) Data Structures
12 9 (2.43%) Hedge funds
13 8 (2.16%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.89%) Spread Betting
14 7 (1.89%) Market Risk
14 7 (1.89%) iPhone
14 7 (1.89%) User Experience
14 7 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 146 (39.46%) Linux
2 99 (26.76%) UNIX
3 63 (17.03%) Windows
4 19 (5.14%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.86%) Solaris
6 7 (1.89%) Android
7 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.81%) Debian
9 2 (0.54%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) MVS
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
10 1 (0.27%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.27%) VME
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (28.38%) Multithreading
2 68 (18.38%) Low Latency
3 65 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (13.24%) OO
5 36 (9.73%) TDD
6 27 (7.30%) Analytics
7 24 (6.49%) E-Commerce
8 23 (6.22%) Software Engineering
8 23 (6.22%) Risk Management
9 19 (5.14%) iOS Development
10 17 (4.59%) OOP
11 13 (3.51%) Mentoring
12 12 (3.24%) BDD
12 12 (3.24%) Algorithmic Trading
13 10 (2.70%) Data Analysis
14 9 (2.43%) Pair Programming
15 7 (1.89%) Software Architecture
16 6 (1.62%) Test Automation
16 6 (1.62%) Scrum
16 6 (1.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 150 (40.54%) Java
2 109 (29.46%) C#
3 105 (28.38%) SQL
4 81 (21.89%) Python
5 46 (12.43%) C
6 25 (6.76%) Shell Script
7 23 (6.22%) Perl
8 19 (5.14%) JavaScript
9 13 (3.51%) VB
9 13 (3.51%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.70%) Ruby
11 8 (2.16%) R
11 8 (2.16%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.89%) VBA
13 6 (1.62%) PHP
14 5 (1.35%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.35%) Scala
15 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.08%) Erlang
16 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (11.08%) Degree
2 15 (4.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.54%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.81%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) OpenView
2 1 (0.27%) Control-M
2 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.27%) WMI
2 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (12.16%) Oracle
2 32 (8.65%) Sybase
3 19 (5.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.51%) TIBCO
5 10 (2.70%) DataSynapse
6 9 (2.43%) ION Trading
7 8 (2.16%) Murex
8 6 (1.62%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.62%) IBM
8 6 (1.62%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.08%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.08%) Cognizant
9 4 (1.08%) Informatica
10 3 (0.81%) HP
10 3 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.81%) Trillium
10 3 (0.81%) Adobe
10 3 (0.81%) Perforce
10 3 (0.81%) Teradata
10 3 (0.81%) DataFlux
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Oho Group Ltd.
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