The table below looks at the statistics for the C++/C# Developer role 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++/C# Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++/C# Developer
Rank 181 195 179
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
4727 5633 5247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.25% 93.65% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4089 3933
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 91 131
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++/C# Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited C++/C# Developer in their job title 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 with C++/C# Developer in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (55.00%) Derivative
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) OO
5 8 (40.00%) Python
5 8 (40.00%) OOP
5 8 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Front Office
7 5 (25.00%) WPF
8 4 (20.00%) WCF
8 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
10 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
10 2 (10.00%) Grid Computing
10 2 (10.00%) STL
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle
10 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
11 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 1 (5.00%) DevExpress
11 1 (5.00%) Interest Rate Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited C++/C# Developer in their job title 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 with C++/C# Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (25.00%) Front Office
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) WPF
3 4 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (10.00%) STL
4 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Derivative
2 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (10.00%) Grid Computing
5 1 (5.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) OOP
3 8 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Python
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.00%) DataSynapse
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.00%) Reuters
2 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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