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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 63 48 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing C++ 157 210 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.17% 3.69% 2.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.11% 8.51% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 177 143
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£550 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £394 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £29.00 £41.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.53% -12.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +4.66%
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
2207 2469 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.63% 43.35% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1794 1842 1864
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 27
Average hourly rate £27.37 £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £27.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £147.50 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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++.

1 161 (46.40%) Java
2 124 (35.73%) Linux
3 111 (31.99%) C#
4 91 (26.22%) SQL
5 85 (24.50%) Finance
6 84 (24.21%) Multithreading
7 77 (22.19%) Front Office
8 74 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (20.75%) UNIX
9 72 (20.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 71 (20.46%) Banking
11 70 (20.17%) OO
12 66 (19.02%) Python
12 66 (19.02%) Low Latency
13 52 (14.99%) Windows
13 52 (14.99%) Derivative
14 49 (14.12%) .NET
15 48 (13.83%) Fixed Income
16 43 (12.39%) OOP
17 41 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
18 38 (10.95%) Degree
18 38 (10.95%) C
19 36 (10.37%) Computer Science
20 34 (9.80%) Oracle
20 34 (9.80%) SQL Server
21 32 (9.22%) Equities
22 30 (8.65%) TDD
23 29 (8.36%) XML
24 28 (8.07%) Investment Banking
25 26 (7.49%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 8 (2.31%) IIS
2 6 (1.73%) Apache
3 5 (1.44%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.86%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.29%) Drupal
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.29%) Node.js
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.29%) CICS
6 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.29%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.29%) MODO
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) RMDS
2 3 (0.86%) Summit
2 3 (0.86%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.44%) Firewall
2 4 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.15%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.29%) ATM
3 1 (0.29%) SSL
3 1 (0.29%) S/MIME
3 1 (0.29%) SAN
3 1 (0.29%) CTI
3 1 (0.29%) SSH
3 1 (0.29%) NAS
3 1 (0.29%) AMQP
3 1 (0.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.32%) Big Data
3 13 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.17%) KDB
4 11 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.59%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.73%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.86%) MySQL
8 3 (0.86%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.86%) MarkLogic
9 2 (0.58%) HBase
9 2 (0.58%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.58%) QlikView
9 2 (0.58%) ObjectStore
10 1 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (4.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.46%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.46%) Subversion
3 9 (2.59%) Xcode
3 9 (2.59%) JUnit
4 8 (2.31%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.02%) JIRA
5 7 (2.02%) Mockito
6 6 (1.73%) Maven
7 5 (1.44%) Selenium
7 5 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.44%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.15%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.15%) Gradle
8 4 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.15%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.15%) Ant
8 4 (1.15%) Fiddler
9 3 (0.86%) NUnit
9 3 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 85 (24.50%) Finance
2 77 (22.19%) Front Office
3 71 (20.46%) Banking
4 28 (8.07%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.31%) Marketing
5 8 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.86%) Back Office
6 3 (0.86%) Automotive
6 3 (0.86%) Avionics
7 2 (0.58%) Legal
7 2 (0.58%) Advertising
7 2 (0.58%) Games
7 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Retail
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 258 (74.35%) Developer
2 133 (38.33%) C++ Developer
3 53 (15.27%) Java Developer
4 21 (6.05%) Quantitative Developer
5 19 (5.48%) C# Developer
5 19 (5.48%) Analyst
6 17 (4.90%) Python Developer
7 15 (4.32%) Senior Developer
7 15 (4.32%) iOS Developer
8 14 (4.03%) C++/Java Developer
8 14 (4.03%) Architect
9 13 (3.75%) C++/C# Developer
10 11 (3.17%) Programmer
11 9 (2.59%) Qt Developer
12 8 (2.31%) C Developer
12 8 (2.31%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 8 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.02%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.02%) Applications Support
14 6 (1.73%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (14.12%) .NET
2 29 (8.36%) XML
3 21 (6.05%) FIX Protocol
4 18 (5.19%) JSON
5 13 (3.75%) Spring
6 10 (2.88%) Middleware
7 9 (2.59%) STL
7 9 (2.59%) HTML
7 9 (2.59%) Qt
8 8 (2.31%) XML Schema
9 7 (2.02%) OpenGL
9 7 (2.02%) Cocoa
9 7 (2.02%) RESTful
9 7 (2.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (2.02%) WPF
10 6 (1.73%) REST
10 6 (1.73%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.73%) CSS
11 5 (1.44%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (20.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 52 (14.99%) Derivative
3 48 (13.83%) Fixed Income
4 41 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (10.37%) Computer Science
6 32 (9.22%) Equities
7 23 (6.63%) Grid Computing
8 20 (5.76%) Mathematics
9 11 (3.17%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.59%) Spread Betting
11 8 (2.31%) Physics
11 8 (2.31%) Statistics
11 8 (2.31%) Open Source
12 7 (2.02%) User Experience
12 7 (2.02%) iPad
12 7 (2.02%) Biometrics
13 6 (1.73%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.73%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.73%) Market Risk
14 5 (1.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 124 (35.73%) Linux
2 72 (20.75%) UNIX
3 52 (14.99%) Windows
4 16 (4.61%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.46%) Solaris
6 7 (2.02%) Android
7 4 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.86%) VMS
8 3 (0.86%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
10 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.29%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.21%) Multithreading
2 74 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (20.17%) OO
4 66 (19.02%) Low Latency
5 43 (12.39%) OOP
6 30 (8.65%) TDD
7 26 (7.49%) Analytics
8 16 (4.61%) iOS Development
8 16 (4.61%) E-Commerce
9 14 (4.03%) Electronic Trading
10 13 (3.75%) Software Engineering
11 12 (3.46%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (2.88%) Scrum
13 9 (2.59%) Risk Management
13 9 (2.59%) Algorithmic Trading
13 9 (2.59%) BDD
14 8 (2.31%) Test Automation
14 8 (2.31%) Unit Testing
14 8 (2.31%) Validation
15 7 (2.02%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 161 (46.40%) Java
2 111 (31.99%) C#
3 91 (26.22%) SQL
4 66 (19.02%) Python
5 38 (10.95%) C
6 18 (5.19%) Shell Script
7 16 (4.61%) VB
8 15 (4.32%) JavaScript
9 14 (4.03%) Perl
10 11 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.88%) VBA
12 8 (2.31%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.31%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.73%) R
14 5 (1.44%) Ruby
14 5 (1.44%) Lua
14 5 (1.44%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.44%) PHP
15 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.86%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 38 (10.95%) Degree
2 12 (3.46%) PhD
3 7 (2.02%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.58%) VCP4
5 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.15%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.29%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.73%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (1.15%) yum
3 3 (0.86%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.58%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (9.80%) Oracle
2 25 (7.20%) Sybase
3 19 (5.48%) TIBCO
4 17 (4.90%) Microsoft
5 16 (4.61%) ION Trading
6 5 (1.44%) 29West
6 5 (1.44%) Murex
6 5 (1.44%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.15%) Fidessa
7 4 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.15%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.86%) IBM
8 3 (0.86%) Reuters
8 3 (0.86%) Informatica
8 3 (0.86%) GigaSpaces
8 3 (0.86%) Tradeweb
9 2 (0.58%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.58%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.58%) Citrix
9 2 (0.58%) Apple
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