The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 298 208 189
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -19
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 147 257 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 1.10% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.15% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 190 236
Median daily rate £550 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
21646 22266 22990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15388 15710 15942
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 349 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -25 19 £575 -8.00% 20
Canary Wharf -2 2 £325 -38.09%
Croydon -13 1 £365 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 336 (100.00%) C++
2 158 (47.02%) Linux
3 108 (32.14%) Python
4 96 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (27.38%) OO
6 90 (26.79%) SQL
7 88 (26.19%) Multithreading
8 82 (24.40%) Java
8 82 (24.40%) STL
9 78 (23.21%) C#
10 76 (22.62%) Unix
11 69 (20.54%) Finance
12 64 (19.05%) Front Office
13 63 (18.75%) Oracle
14 54 (16.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 51 (15.18%) Software Engineering
16 50 (14.88%) TDD
16 50 (14.88%) Windows
17 47 (13.99%) Low Latency
18 43 (12.80%) Perl
19 42 (12.50%) C
20 41 (12.20%) Release Management
21 37 (11.01%) OLTP
22 36 (10.71%) Banking
23 34 (10.12%) Electronic Trading
24 31 (9.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
24 31 (9.23%) SDLC
25 29 (8.63%) Fixed Income
26 26 (7.74%) Scrum
26 26 (7.74%) Degree

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.87%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.19%) SAS
3 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) Confluence
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) RMDS
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.30%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.30%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.30%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.65%) HTTP
2 10 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.89%) DVB
3 3 (0.89%) SSL
4 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.30%) Multicast
5 1 (0.30%) Network Security
5 1 (0.30%) Skype
5 1 (0.30%) Softphone
5 1 (0.30%) Unicast
5 1 (0.30%) VoIP
5 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.01%) OLTP
2 24 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.87%) ObjectStore
4 12 (3.57%) MySQL
5 9 (2.68%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.08%) KDB
7 4 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.89%) Big Data
8 3 (0.89%) Kdb+
8 3 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.65%) Subversion
3 18 (5.36%) JIRA
4 11 (3.27%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.19%) NUnit
6 4 (1.19%) Qt Creator
7 3 (0.89%) GoogleTest
7 3 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.60%) Maven
8 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.30%) FxCop
9 1 (0.30%) Gradle
9 1 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.30%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 69 (20.54%) Finance
2 64 (19.05%) Front Office
3 36 (10.71%) Banking
4 20 (5.95%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.57%) Games
6 3 (0.89%) Back Office
6 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Electronics
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.30%) French Language
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (24.40%) STL
2 31 (9.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (5.36%) XML
4 17 (5.06%) .NET
4 17 (5.06%) HTML
4 17 (5.06%) RESTful
4 17 (5.06%) Web Services
5 15 (4.46%) FIX Protocol
5 15 (4.46%) OpenGL
6 14 (4.17%) JSON
6 14 (4.17%) Rendezvous
7 13 (3.87%) Django
7 13 (3.87%) J2EE
7 13 (3.87%) Qt
7 13 (3.87%) Twisted
7 13 (3.87%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (3.87%) ZeroMQ
8 11 (3.27%) Middleware
8 11 (3.27%) XSLT
9 10 (2.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (8.63%) Fixed Income
3 23 (6.85%) Algorithms
3 23 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.25%) Derivative
5 14 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (3.87%) Device Driver
7 11 (3.27%) Grid Computing
8 10 (2.98%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.98%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.38%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 8 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.38%) User Experience
10 7 (2.08%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.79%) Equities
11 6 (1.79%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.49%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.49%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 158 (47.02%) Linux
2 76 (22.62%) Unix
3 50 (14.88%) Windows
4 12 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.68%) Android
6 4 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.89%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.30%) Solaris
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (27.38%) OO
3 88 (26.19%) Multithreading
4 51 (15.18%) Software Engineering
5 50 (14.88%) TDD
6 47 (13.99%) Low Latency
7 41 (12.20%) Release Management
8 34 (10.12%) Electronic Trading
9 31 (9.23%) SDLC
10 26 (7.74%) Scrum
11 24 (7.14%) Database Tuning
12 18 (5.36%) Algorithmic Trading
12 18 (5.36%) High Availability
13 16 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (4.46%) OOD
14 15 (4.46%) Risk Management
14 15 (4.46%) Unit Testing
15 14 (4.17%) API Development
15 14 (4.17%) Pair Programming
16 12 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 336 (100.00%) C++
2 108 (32.14%) Python
3 90 (26.79%) SQL
4 82 (24.40%) Java
5 78 (23.21%) C#
6 43 (12.80%) Perl
7 42 (12.50%) C
8 22 (6.55%) JavaScript
9 15 (4.46%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.08%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.19%) VB
11 4 (1.19%) VBA
12 3 (0.89%) Ada
12 3 (0.89%) Apple Swift
12 3 (0.89%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.89%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.89%) R
12 3 (0.89%) Ruby
12 3 (0.89%) VC++
13 2 (0.60%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 26 (7.74%) Degree
2 8 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 6 (1.79%) PhD
4 2 (0.60%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.27%) QA
2 5 (1.49%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (18.75%) Oracle
2 15 (4.46%) TIBCO
3 10 (2.98%) Informatica
4 7 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.79%) Sybase
6 5 (1.49%) ION Trading
6 5 (1.49%) Reuters
6 5 (1.49%) Solace
7 4 (1.19%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.89%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.60%) Google
9 2 (0.60%) MapR
9 2 (0.60%) OpenTV
9 2 (0.60%) SAP
10 1 (0.30%) Dell
10 1 (0.30%) IBM
10 1 (0.30%) Intel
10 1 (0.30%) SunGard
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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