The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had C++/C# Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++/C# Developer
Rank 177 193 201
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 1 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 7
Median daily rate £650 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +6.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £365 £250
% change year-on-year
-19.52% +46.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
C++/C# Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3342 5198 5552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.13% 95.04% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 4058 3999
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 79 102
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.35 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £31.00 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

C++/C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured C++/C# Developer in the job title.

C++/C# Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C++/C# Developer
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++/C# Developer across the City of London region.

C++/C# Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

C++/C# Developer
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++/C# Developer across the City of London region.

C++/C# Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

C++/C# Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, C++/C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring C++/C# Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
1 3 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) Rendezvous
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation

C++/C# Developer Skill Set
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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (33.33%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO