The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 23 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 0.89% 2.42% 5.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 5.81% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£595 £521 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.14% -19.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
C++
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 86 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 43.75% 41.55% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 63 30
Average daily rate £383 £513 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.36% -5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £403 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Docklands, London region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Docklands, London region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

C++
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Investment Banking
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Market Risk
2 4 (66.67%) Stress Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) VC++
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) C#

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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.

General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Market Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Stress Testing
1 4 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VC++
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree