The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 193 202 206
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 5 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 15
Average daily rate
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£700 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5000 5454 6805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.87% 92.22% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3945 3942 4964
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 93 149
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Senior C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Senior C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer across the City of London region.

Senior C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior C++ Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Senior C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Senior C++ Developer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) STL
3 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
4 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 4 (50.00%) Front Office
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) PhD
5 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (37.50%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) STL
2 2 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Multithreading
2 4 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PhD