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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
England / London
Rank 177 228 203
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -25
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 256 190 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 0.90% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.95% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 155 172
Median daily rate £600 £550 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £690 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £44.05 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.46% +10.12%

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
18361 20062 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.10% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13139 14193 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 305 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -3 44 £600 +20.00% 22
Canary Wharf 0 3 £600 +29.03%
Docklands, London -1 2 £543 -19.86%
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 442 (100.00%) C++
2 204 (46.15%) Linux
3 162 (36.65%) Multithreading
4 144 (32.58%) Unix
5 136 (30.77%) Finance
6 129 (29.19%) Front Office
6 129 (29.19%) SQL
7 122 (27.60%) STL
8 118 (26.70%) Banking
8 118 (26.70%) Low Latency
9 116 (26.24%) Python
10 114 (25.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 108 (24.43%) Electronic Trading
12 100 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
12 100 (22.62%) C#
13 98 (22.17%) OO
14 83 (18.78%) Java
15 80 (18.10%) Investment Banking
15 80 (18.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 76 (17.19%) Fixed Income
17 75 (16.97%) Oracle
18 67 (15.16%) Software Engineering
19 66 (14.93%) SDLC
20 57 (12.90%) Perl
20 57 (12.90%) Windows
21 52 (11.76%) Algorithmic Trading
22 50 (11.31%) Degree
23 48 (10.86%) Multithreaded Programming
24 47 (10.63%) Risk Management
25 45 (10.18%) Subversion

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 5 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (0.90%) DataSynapse
2 4 (0.90%) SAS
3 3 (0.68%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.45%) Confluence
4 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.45%) Tuxedo
4 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 10 (2.26%) RMDS
2 3 (0.68%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.45%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.23%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.45%) Heroku
3 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.30%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.62%) HTTP
3 5 (1.13%) Internet
4 3 (0.68%) DVB
4 3 (0.68%) Multicast
4 3 (0.68%) SSL
4 3 (0.68%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.45%) NGN
6 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.23%) SSH
6 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.01%) OLTP
2 23 (5.20%) Oracle Database
3 18 (4.07%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.39%) KDB
5 12 (2.71%) Tick Data
6 7 (1.58%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.36%) Kdb+
7 6 (1.36%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.13%) Big Data
8 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.90%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.68%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.68%) MySQL
10 3 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.45%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.45%) DB2
11 2 (0.45%) SQLite
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.23%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 45 (10.18%) Subversion
2 24 (5.43%) JIRA
3 18 (4.07%) TeamCity
4 16 (3.62%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.13%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.68%) Gradle
7 2 (0.45%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.45%) ERwin
7 2 (0.45%) Log4Net
7 2 (0.45%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.45%) NUnit
7 2 (0.45%) Qt Creator
7 2 (0.45%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.23%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.23%) JUnit
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.23%) Xcode
General
1 136 (30.77%) Finance
2 129 (29.19%) Front Office
3 118 (26.70%) Banking
4 80 (18.10%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.58%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.58%) Games
5 7 (1.58%) Publishing
6 2 (0.45%) Back Office
6 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (27.60%) STL
2 80 (18.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 44 (9.95%) FIX Protocol
4 36 (8.14%) XML
5 22 (4.98%) Middleware
6 18 (4.07%) OpenGL
7 16 (3.62%) HTML
7 16 (3.62%) Qt
8 13 (2.94%) CSS
8 13 (2.94%) JSON
8 13 (2.94%) Rendezvous
9 12 (2.71%) RESTful
9 12 (2.71%) Web Services
10 11 (2.49%) Swing
10 11 (2.49%) XSLT
11 10 (2.26%) .NET
11 10 (2.26%) JSP
11 10 (2.26%) WinForms
11 10 (2.26%) WPF
12 9 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 114 (25.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 76 (17.19%) Fixed Income
3 45 (10.18%) Algorithms
4 41 (9.28%) Computer Science
5 40 (9.05%) Derivative
6 32 (7.24%) Equities
7 29 (6.56%) Market Risk
8 23 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (5.20%) Management Information System
9 18 (4.07%) N-Tier
10 9 (2.04%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.58%) Grid Computing
12 6 (1.36%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.36%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.36%) Fintech
12 6 (1.36%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.36%) OTC Derivatives
13 4 (0.90%) User Experience
14 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 204 (46.15%) Linux
2 144 (32.58%) Unix
3 57 (12.90%) Windows
4 19 (4.30%) Solaris
5 7 (1.58%) Android
6 5 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (36.65%) Multithreading
2 118 (26.70%) Low Latency
3 108 (24.43%) Electronic Trading
4 100 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (22.17%) OO
6 67 (15.16%) Software Engineering
7 66 (14.93%) SDLC
8 52 (11.76%) Algorithmic Trading
9 48 (10.86%) Multithreaded Programming
10 47 (10.63%) Risk Management
11 45 (10.18%) Release Management
12 39 (8.82%) TDD
13 37 (8.37%) Mathematics
14 33 (7.47%) High Availability
15 27 (6.11%) OOP
16 23 (5.20%) Database Tuning
17 22 (4.98%) Analytics
18 20 (4.52%) Cross-Platform Development
19 19 (4.30%) Migration
19 19 (4.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 442 (100.00%) C++
2 129 (29.19%) SQL
3 116 (26.24%) Python
4 100 (22.62%) C#
5 83 (18.78%) Java
6 57 (12.90%) Perl
7 43 (9.73%) C
8 23 (5.20%) Shell Script
9 14 (3.17%) JavaScript
10 11 (2.49%) Scala
11 10 (2.26%) Go
12 9 (2.04%) Korn
12 9 (2.04%) Rust
13 5 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.13%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.13%) VBA
14 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.90%) Ruby
15 3 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (11.31%) Degree
2 25 (5.66%) PhD
3 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.47%) QA
2 20 (4.52%) MiFID
3 2 (0.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) IFRS
4 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Ansible
1 2 (0.45%) Control-M
1 2 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (16.97%) Oracle
2 26 (5.88%) Sybase
3 25 (5.66%) TIBCO
4 23 (5.20%) Solace
5 14 (3.17%) Google
5 14 (3.17%) Reuters
6 12 (2.71%) ION Trading
7 11 (2.49%) Cognizant
8 8 (1.81%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.13%) Talarian
10 4 (0.90%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.45%) Eze Software Group
11 2 (0.45%) Infragistics
11 2 (0.45%) MapR
11 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.45%) Sun
12 1 (0.23%) Apple
12 1 (0.23%) Facebook
12 1 (0.23%) IBM
12 1 (0.23%) SunGard
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JS Agency
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FDM Group
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £525.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £650 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £525 to £550 p/day
Posted: 27 days ago