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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 27 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.86% 5.59% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 13.56% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £594 £513 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £620 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 59 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 34.78% 41.26% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 59
Average daily rate £513 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £200 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £558 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C++
London

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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Front Office
5 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (27.27%) Sybase
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) 29West
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 2 (18.18%) CruiseControl
6 2 (18.18%) NUnit
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
6 2 (18.18%) Puppet
6 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) VBA
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) CruiseControl
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) LLVM
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Perl Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) CUDA
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Multithreading
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
3 2 (18.18%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (9.09%) Stochastic Calculus
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) VBA
6 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (9.09%) VC++
6 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Sybase
1 3 (27.27%) 29West
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft