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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 248 187 217
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +30
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 181 284 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 1.21% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.28% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 221 168
Median daily rate £550 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £475 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.43% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
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
20446 22122 22143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.57% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14774 15442 15353
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 379 407
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +5 25 £550 -12.00% 17
Canary Wharf +7 2 £600 +15.38%
Croydon - 2 £365 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £175 -41.66% 1
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 380 (100.00%) C++
2 197 (51.84%) Linux
3 120 (31.58%) Python
4 116 (30.53%) Multithreading
5 100 (26.32%) Finance
6 99 (26.05%) OO
7 97 (25.53%) Unix
8 95 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 93 (24.47%) Front Office
10 92 (24.21%) STL
11 90 (23.68%) SQL
12 89 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
13 86 (22.63%) C#
14 78 (20.53%) Low Latency
15 69 (18.16%) Java
15 69 (18.16%) Oracle
16 60 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
17 56 (14.74%) Software Engineering
18 54 (14.21%) TDD
19 47 (12.37%) Perl
20 46 (12.11%) Windows
21 44 (11.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 43 (11.32%) Banking
23 41 (10.79%) C
24 39 (10.26%) OLTP
25 38 (10.00%) Fixed Income
25 38 (10.00%) Derivative
25 38 (10.00%) SDLC
26 36 (9.47%) Release Management
27 33 (8.68%) Market Making

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 14 (3.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.53%) SAS
3 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Endur
2 4 (1.05%) RMDS
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.26%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.26%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.68%) HTTP
3 7 (1.84%) Multicast
4 2 (0.53%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.26%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.26%) OLTP
2 24 (6.32%) Oracle Database
3 23 (6.05%) MySQL
4 18 (4.74%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.21%) SQL Server
6 14 (3.68%) ObjectStore
7 11 (2.89%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.11%) KDB
9 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.47%) JIRA
3 15 (3.95%) Subversion
4 8 (2.11%) GDB
5 7 (1.84%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.05%) NUnit
8 3 (0.79%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.53%) Maven
9 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.26%) Emacs
10 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.26%) Qt Creator
10 1 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 100 (26.32%) Finance
2 93 (24.47%) Front Office
3 43 (11.32%) Banking
4 28 (7.37%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.58%) Games
6 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.53%) Electronics
7 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.53%) French Language
7 2 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (24.21%) STL
2 44 (11.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 28 (7.37%) FIX Protocol
4 27 (7.11%) .NET
5 18 (4.74%) Middleware
5 18 (4.74%) OpenGL
5 18 (4.74%) Qt
6 17 (4.47%) XML
7 14 (3.68%) Django
7 14 (3.68%) Twisted
7 14 (3.68%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (3.68%) ZeroMQ
8 12 (3.16%) Rendezvous
8 12 (3.16%) RESTful
9 11 (2.89%) JSON
9 11 (2.89%) MFC
9 11 (2.89%) WPF
10 10 (2.63%) ATL
10 10 (2.63%) WinForms
11 9 (2.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 95 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 38 (10.00%) Derivative
2 38 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 33 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.32%) Mathematics
5 21 (5.53%) Algorithms
6 18 (4.74%) Equities
7 13 (3.42%) Device Driver
8 12 (3.16%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 11 (2.89%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (2.63%) Grid Computing
10 10 (2.63%) N-Tier
11 8 (2.11%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (2.11%) User Experience
12 7 (1.84%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.84%) NHS
13 6 (1.58%) Physics
14 5 (1.32%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 197 (51.84%) Linux
2 97 (25.53%) Unix
3 46 (12.11%) Windows
4 9 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.11%) Android
5 8 (2.11%) Solaris
6 3 (0.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (30.53%) Multithreading
2 99 (26.05%) OO
3 89 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (20.53%) Low Latency
5 60 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
6 56 (14.74%) Software Engineering
7 54 (14.21%) TDD
8 38 (10.00%) SDLC
9 36 (9.47%) Release Management
10 33 (8.68%) Market Making
11 31 (8.16%) Algorithmic Trading
12 29 (7.63%) Risk Management
13 23 (6.05%) Database Tuning
14 20 (5.26%) High Availability
14 20 (5.26%) OOP
15 18 (4.74%) OOD
15 18 (4.74%) Pair Programming
16 17 (4.47%) Scrum
17 15 (3.95%) Unit Testing
18 14 (3.68%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 380 (100.00%) C++
2 120 (31.58%) Python
3 90 (23.68%) SQL
4 86 (22.63%) C#
5 69 (18.16%) Java
6 47 (12.37%) Perl
7 41 (10.79%) C
8 18 (4.74%) JavaScript
8 18 (4.74%) Shell Script
9 16 (4.21%) VC++
10 15 (3.95%) VBA
11 7 (1.84%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.84%) VB
12 6 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.32%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.05%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.05%) R
15 3 (0.79%) ANSI C
15 3 (0.79%) Ruby
15 3 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (7.63%) Degree
2 12 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.89%) PhD
4 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.68%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Control-M
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (18.16%) Oracle
2 13 (3.42%) TIBCO
3 8 (2.11%) OpenLink
4 7 (1.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.84%) Sybase
5 6 (1.58%) Informatica
6 5 (1.32%) ION Trading
6 5 (1.32%) Solace
7 4 (1.05%) Reuters
8 3 (0.79%) OpenTV
9 2 (0.53%) Rogue Wave
9 2 (0.53%) SAP
10 1 (0.26%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.26%) IBM
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.26%) SunGard
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