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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 81 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Contract jobs citing C++ 89 88 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.81% 2.58% 3.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 5.38% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 80 174
Median daily rate £575 £613 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £365 £369
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +257.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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
1663 1637 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.54% 47.95% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1376 2081
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £19.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016, 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 76 (48.10%) Java
2 69 (43.67%) Python
3 55 (34.81%) Finance
4 48 (30.38%) Linux
5 43 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (26.58%) Degree
7 38 (24.05%) Banking
7 38 (24.05%) SQL
8 33 (20.89%) OO
8 33 (20.89%) TDD
9 28 (17.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 28 (17.72%) Multithreading
9 28 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (17.09%) C#
11 25 (15.82%) Unix
11 25 (15.82%) Low Latency
12 24 (15.19%) Front Office
13 23 (14.56%) C
13 23 (14.56%) Oracle
14 22 (13.92%) SDLC
14 22 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (13.29%) Sybase
16 20 (12.66%) Windows
17 19 (12.03%) Computer Science
18 18 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (11.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 17 (10.76%) NoSQL
19 17 (10.76%) Data Structures
19 17 (10.76%) Risk Management
19 17 (10.76%) STL

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 9 (5.70%) Apache
2 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.90%) IIS
3 3 (1.90%) IPython
4 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.63%) Relativity
1 1 (0.63%) RMDS
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) Internet
2 4 (2.53%) HTTP
2 4 (2.53%) SSL
2 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.90%) Firewall
3 3 (1.90%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.27%) VoIP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.63%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) IPFIX
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.76%) NoSQL
2 16 (10.13%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.49%) DB2
4 14 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.53%) Big Data
6 4 (2.53%) KDB
7 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.90%) MySQL
7 3 (1.90%) QlikView
7 3 (1.90%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.27%) Kdb+
8 2 (1.27%) SQLite
8 2 (1.27%) Tick Data
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.63%) Cloudera CDH
9 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.80%) Subversion
3 4 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.90%) JIRA
4 3 (1.90%) JUnit
4 3 (1.90%) Selenium
4 3 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.27%) Appium
5 2 (1.27%) Calabash
5 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.27%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.63%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.63%) Hudson
6 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.63%) Zephyr
General
1 55 (34.81%) Finance
2 38 (24.05%) Banking
3 24 (15.19%) Front Office
4 17 (10.76%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.70%) Games
6 5 (3.16%) Back Office
6 5 (3.16%) Legal
7 3 (1.90%) Advertising
7 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.90%) Marketing
8 2 (1.27%) Retail
8 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (63.92%) Developer
2 45 (28.48%) C++ Developer
3 29 (18.35%) Python Developer
4 21 (13.29%) Analyst
5 15 (9.49%) Data Analyst
5 15 (9.49%) Quantitative Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.33%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.33%) SQL Analyst
6 10 (6.33%) SQL Data Analyst
7 9 (5.70%) C# Developer
7 9 (5.70%) Oracle Analyst
7 9 (5.70%) Teradata Analyst
8 7 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.43%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 6 (3.80%) Architect
10 5 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.16%) Perl Developer
10 5 (3.16%) Unix Developer
11 4 (2.53%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (10.76%) STL
3 13 (8.23%) HTML
4 11 (6.96%) .NET
5 8 (5.06%) OpenGL
5 8 (5.06%) XML
6 6 (3.80%) HTML5
6 6 (3.80%) WPF
7 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.16%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (2.53%) CGI
8 4 (2.53%) Django
8 4 (2.53%) Middleware
8 4 (2.53%) NumPy
8 4 (2.53%) Pandas
9 3 (1.90%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.90%) Embperl
9 3 (1.90%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (1.90%) REST
9 3 (1.90%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
1 28 (17.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (12.03%) Computer Science
3 17 (10.76%) Data Structures
4 15 (9.49%) Algorithms
5 14 (8.86%) Fixed Income
6 6 (3.80%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.80%) Derivative
6 6 (3.80%) Equities
6 6 (3.80%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.80%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.16%) Market Risk
7 5 (3.16%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.53%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.53%) Physics
8 4 (2.53%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.90%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.90%) Neural Network
9 3 (1.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (30.38%) Linux
2 25 (15.82%) Unix
3 20 (12.66%) Windows
4 10 (6.33%) Android
5 6 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.16%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.27%) CentOS
7 2 (1.27%) MVS
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.89%) OO
2 33 (20.89%) TDD
3 28 (17.72%) Multithreading
4 25 (15.82%) Low Latency
5 22 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (13.92%) SDLC
6 18 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (10.76%) Risk Management
8 16 (10.13%) Data Management
8 16 (10.13%) Electronic Trading
8 16 (10.13%) Mentoring
8 16 (10.13%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.49%) Dimensional Modelling
9 15 (9.49%) Predictive Modelling
10 14 (8.86%) Data Modelling
11 13 (8.23%) Data Transformation
11 13 (8.23%) DevOps
12 11 (6.96%) Analytics
13 10 (6.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 76 (48.10%) Java
2 69 (43.67%) Python
3 38 (24.05%) SQL
4 27 (17.09%) C#
5 23 (14.56%) C
6 16 (10.13%) Perl
6 16 (10.13%) R
7 12 (7.59%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.80%) Ruby
8 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.16%) Go
9 5 (3.16%) VBScript
10 4 (2.53%) VB
11 3 (1.90%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.90%) Scala
12 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.27%) JCL
12 2 (1.27%) VC++
12 2 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (26.58%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) MCITP
2 2 (1.27%) MCSE
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.27%) PhD
3 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) PMP
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) Data Quality
2 8 (5.06%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.70%) Puppet
2 7 (4.43%) Ansible
3 6 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.16%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (3.16%) Salt
5 3 (1.90%) SCOM
6 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.63%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.63%) Control-M
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.63%) logstash
7 1 (0.63%) Nagios
7 1 (0.63%) SCCM
7 1 (0.63%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 23 (14.56%) Oracle
2 21 (13.29%) Sybase
3 14 (8.86%) Netezza
4 13 (8.23%) Teradata
5 4 (2.53%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.90%) DataSynapse
6 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.90%) Solace
6 3 (1.90%) Splunk
6 3 (1.90%) VMware
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco
7 2 (1.27%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.27%) Google
7 2 (1.27%) HP
7 2 (1.27%) IBM
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.27%) Tableau
8 1 (0.63%) Dell
8 1 (0.63%) EMC
8 1 (0.63%) Juniper
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