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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
London / City of London
Rank 65 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing C++ 85 94 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.92% 2.95% 3.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.09% 6.57% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 90 173
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 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £726 £728 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.82%

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
1396 1430 2363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.89% 44.83% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1197 1945
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 67 (38.51%) Python
2 64 (36.78%) Java
3 57 (32.76%) Finance
4 55 (31.61%) Linux
5 44 (25.29%) Banking
5 44 (25.29%) Degree
6 41 (23.56%) SQL
7 40 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (22.41%) OO
8 39 (22.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 38 (21.84%) Multithreading
9 38 (21.84%) Low Latency
10 37 (21.26%) Front Office
11 34 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (16.67%) Unix
13 26 (14.94%) C
13 26 (14.94%) C#
14 24 (13.79%) TDD
15 22 (12.64%) Oracle
16 21 (12.07%) Software Engineering
16 21 (12.07%) Electronic Trading
16 21 (12.07%) SDLC
17 20 (11.49%) Algorithms
17 20 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (11.49%) Computer Science
17 20 (11.49%) Investment Banking
18 19 (10.92%) Sybase
18 19 (10.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 18 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (9.77%) Risk Management

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 3 (1.72%) DataSynapse
1 3 (1.72%) IPython
2 2 (1.15%) Apache
2 2 (1.15%) IIS
2 2 (1.15%) Jupyter
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.57%) SAS
3 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.57%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Doxygen
1 2 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Project
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.87%) HTTP
2 5 (2.87%) Internet
3 4 (2.30%) SSL
4 1 (0.57%) AMQP
4 1 (0.57%) Intranet
4 1 (0.57%) IPFIX
4 1 (0.57%) MRTG
4 1 (0.57%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.20%) NoSQL
2 15 (8.62%) DB2
3 14 (8.05%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.87%) Big Data
6 5 (2.87%) Tick Data
7 4 (2.30%) KDB
8 3 (1.72%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.72%) MySQL
8 3 (1.72%) Text Mining
9 2 (1.15%) Kdb+
9 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.15%) QlikView
9 2 (1.15%) SQLite
10 1 (0.57%) Cloudera CDH
10 1 (0.57%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.57%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.87%) Subversion
3 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.15%) Bower
5 1 (0.57%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Appium
5 1 (0.57%) Calabash
5 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.57%) JUnit
5 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.57%) Selenium
5 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.57%) Xcode
General
1 57 (32.76%) Finance
2 44 (25.29%) Banking
3 37 (21.26%) Front Office
4 20 (11.49%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.87%) Legal
6 4 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.30%) Marketing
7 3 (1.72%) Advertising
7 3 (1.72%) Back Office
7 3 (1.72%) Games
8 2 (1.15%) Retail
8 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (71.84%) Developer
2 69 (39.66%) C++ Developer
3 27 (15.52%) Python Developer
4 21 (12.07%) Quantitative Developer
5 17 (9.77%) Analyst
6 16 (9.20%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 14 (8.05%) Data Analyst
8 12 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.17%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.17%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.17%) Linux Developer
10 8 (4.60%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (4.60%) SQL Data Analyst
11 7 (4.02%) Architect
11 7 (4.02%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 7 (4.02%) Front Office Developer
11 7 (4.02%) Oracle Analyst
11 7 (4.02%) Teradata Analyst
11 7 (4.02%) Unix Developer
12 6 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (9.20%) STL
3 13 (7.47%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (6.32%) XML
5 9 (5.17%) .NET
5 9 (5.17%) HTML
6 8 (4.60%) Middleware
7 7 (4.02%) OpenGL
8 6 (3.45%) Qt
9 5 (2.87%) NumPy
9 5 (2.87%) Pandas
9 5 (2.87%) REST
9 5 (2.87%) WPF
10 4 (2.30%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.30%) cocos2d
10 4 (2.30%) CSS
10 4 (2.30%) HTML5
10 4 (2.30%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (2.30%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (22.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (11.49%) Algorithms
3 20 (11.49%) Computer Science
4 16 (9.20%) Data Structures
5 14 (8.05%) Fixed Income
6 11 (6.32%) Equities
6 11 (6.32%) Market Risk
7 9 (5.17%) Derivative
8 8 (4.60%) Mathematics
9 7 (4.02%) Statistics
10 6 (3.45%) Physics
11 5 (2.87%) Client/Server
11 5 (2.87%) N-Tier
11 5 (2.87%) OTC Derivatives
12 4 (2.30%) CUDA
12 4 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (2.30%) Fintech
12 4 (2.30%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.61%) Linux
2 29 (16.67%) Unix
3 15 (8.62%) Windows
4 9 (5.17%) Android
5 6 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.15%) CentOS
6 2 (1.15%) MVS
6 2 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.41%) OO
2 38 (21.84%) Low Latency
2 38 (21.84%) Multithreading
3 34 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (13.79%) TDD
5 21 (12.07%) Electronic Trading
5 21 (12.07%) SDLC
5 21 (12.07%) Software Engineering
6 20 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (9.77%) Risk Management
9 16 (9.20%) Data Management
9 16 (9.20%) Mentoring
10 15 (8.62%) Analytics
10 15 (8.62%) Data Modelling
11 14 (8.05%) Predictive Modelling
12 13 (7.47%) Dimensional Modelling
12 13 (7.47%) OOP
13 12 (6.90%) Data Transformation
14 11 (6.32%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.51%) Python
2 64 (36.78%) Java
3 41 (23.56%) SQL
4 26 (14.94%) C
4 26 (14.94%) C#
5 16 (9.20%) R
6 12 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.17%) Perl
8 8 (4.60%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.45%) Scala
10 4 (2.30%) Go
10 4 (2.30%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.72%) VC++
12 2 (1.15%) COBOL
12 2 (1.15%) JCL
12 2 (1.15%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.15%) PHP
12 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (25.29%) Degree
2 7 (4.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) Data Quality
2 10 (5.75%) QA
3 3 (1.72%) MiFID
4 1 (0.57%) IFRS
4 1 (0.57%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.72%) Puppet
3 2 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.57%) Control-M
4 1 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (12.64%) Oracle
2 19 (10.92%) Sybase
3 13 (7.47%) Netezza
3 13 (7.47%) Teradata
4 5 (2.87%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.30%) Tableau
6 3 (1.72%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.72%) Google
6 3 (1.72%) IBM
6 3 (1.72%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.72%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.72%) Solace
6 3 (1.72%) Splunk
7 2 (1.15%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.15%) Eze Software Group
8 1 (0.57%) Arista
8 1 (0.57%) HP
8 1 (0.57%) Informatica
8 1 (0.57%) Juniper
8 1 (0.57%) SAP
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