The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 186 223 171
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -52
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 276 214 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.17% 0.91% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.98% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 174 237
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -20.00%
C++ Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21719 21935 22426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 92.88% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15259 15046 15274
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 402 471
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 74 £625 +8.69% 19
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £300 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £525 -
Hillingdon - 3 £325 -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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++ Developer in their job title.

1 500 (100.00%) C++
2 228 (45.60%) Linux
3 219 (43.80%) Multithreading
4 167 (33.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 158 (31.60%) STL
6 152 (30.40%) Finance
7 150 (30.00%) SQL
8 146 (29.20%) Banking
9 143 (28.60%) C#
10 140 (28.00%) UNIX
11 121 (24.20%) Low Latency
12 114 (22.80%) Windows
13 110 (22.00%) Front Office
13 110 (22.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 109 (21.80%) Oracle
15 100 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
16 98 (19.60%) Investment Banking
17 72 (14.40%) Fixed Income
18 70 (14.00%) Derivative
19 69 (13.80%) Agile Software Development
20 66 (13.20%) Java
21 55 (11.00%) Python
21 55 (11.00%) SDLC
22 50 (10.00%) Risk Management
23 49 (9.80%) Algorithmic Trading
24 48 (9.60%) .NET
24 48 (9.60%) OO
25 42 (8.40%) Degree
26 40 (8.00%) Oracle Database
26 40 (8.00%) Middleware

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.00%) MQSeries
2 7 (1.40%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (2.40%) Maya
2 3 (0.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.20%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.60%) CDMA
1 3 (0.60%) 3GPP
1 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
1 3 (0.60%) SSL
1 3 (0.60%) 3G
1 3 (0.60%) SS7
1 3 (0.60%) SCCP
1 3 (0.60%) 2G
1 3 (0.60%) Multicast
2 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.20%) Internet
2 1 (0.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 29 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 23 (4.60%) OLTP
4 22 (4.40%) MySQL
5 17 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (2.80%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.40%) KDB
9 4 (0.80%) DB2
10 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.60%) Sybase IQ
10 3 (0.60%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (6.20%) Subversion
2 24 (4.80%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.20%) NUnit
4 8 (1.60%) ClearCase
4 8 (1.60%) JIRA
5 6 (1.20%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 152 (30.40%) Finance
2 146 (29.20%) Banking
3 110 (22.00%) Front Office
4 98 (19.60%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.60%) Games
6 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.60%) Advertising
7 3 (0.60%) Retail
7 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
8 1 (0.20%) Avionics
8 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.20%) Automotive
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (31.60%) STL
2 110 (22.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 48 (9.60%) .NET
4 40 (8.00%) Middleware
5 39 (7.80%) FIX Protocol
6 27 (5.40%) XML
7 26 (5.20%) Qt
8 22 (4.40%) Rendezvous
9 20 (4.00%) Web Services
10 16 (3.20%) WCF
11 12 (2.40%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.40%) HTML
12 11 (2.20%) AngularJS
12 11 (2.20%) HTML5
13 8 (1.60%) MFC
14 7 (1.40%) COM+
14 7 (1.40%) OpenGL
14 7 (1.40%) SignalR
14 7 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (1.20%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 167 (33.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 100 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (14.40%) Fixed Income
4 70 (14.00%) Derivative
5 38 (7.60%) Algorithms
6 35 (7.00%) Equities
7 32 (6.40%) Computer Science
8 18 (3.60%) Mobile App
8 18 (3.60%) Blackberry
9 17 (3.40%) Grid Computing
9 17 (3.40%) Credit Risk
10 16 (3.20%) User Experience
10 16 (3.20%) Data Structures
11 10 (2.00%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 9 (1.80%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.80%) Physics
12 9 (1.80%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.40%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 228 (45.60%) Linux
2 140 (28.00%) UNIX
3 114 (22.80%) Windows
4 20 (4.00%) Solaris
5 6 (1.20%) Android
6 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (43.80%) Multithreading
2 121 (24.20%) Low Latency
3 69 (13.80%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (11.00%) SDLC
5 50 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 49 (9.80%) Algorithmic Trading
7 48 (9.60%) OO
8 29 (5.80%) TDD
9 28 (5.60%) Unit Testing
10 25 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
11 24 (4.80%) E-Commerce
12 23 (4.60%) Database Tuning
13 21 (4.20%) Software Engineering
14 20 (4.00%) Analytics
15 19 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (3.80%) Scrum
16 18 (3.60%) Mobile Application Development
17 11 (2.20%) Migration
18 9 (1.80%) Market Making
18 9 (1.80%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 500 (100.00%) C++
2 150 (30.00%) SQL
3 143 (28.60%) C#
4 66 (13.20%) Java
5 55 (11.00%) Python
6 29 (5.80%) Perl
7 28 (5.60%) C
8 19 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.20%) Korn
10 10 (2.00%) Scala
11 8 (1.60%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.40%) VB
12 7 (1.40%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.60%) R
13 3 (0.60%) VC++
13 3 (0.60%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.40%) PHP
14 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.20%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (8.40%) Degree
2 14 (2.80%) PhD
3 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 109 (21.80%) Oracle
2 36 (7.20%) TIBCO
3 27 (5.40%) Sybase
4 15 (3.00%) IBM
5 14 (2.80%) Solace
6 12 (2.40%) Talarian
7 5 (1.00%) VMware
7 5 (1.00%) ION Trading
7 5 (1.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.60%) Intel
8 3 (0.60%) Tieto
8 3 (0.60%) Dialogic
9 2 (0.40%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.20%) Facebook
10 1 (0.20%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.20%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.20%) Rogue Wave
10 1 (0.20%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.20%) Murex
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