The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Docklands, London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 22 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.61% 2.67% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 8.00% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £531 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +37.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 75 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 35.48% 33.33% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 51 49
Average daily rate £613 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.11% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) F#
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) 29West
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (20.00%) Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Perl Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (20.00%) Stochastic Calculus
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (20.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) F#
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (20.00%) 29West