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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 194 195 202
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 256 290 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.15% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.24% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 208 177
Average daily rate
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£575 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £54.00 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +29 79 £575 +0.43% 42
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 438 (100.00%) C++
2 238 (54.34%) Linux
3 179 (40.87%) UNIX
4 148 (33.79%) SQL
5 138 (31.51%) Multithreading
6 125 (28.54%) Finance
7 115 (26.26%) Banking
8 114 (26.03%) STL
9 110 (25.11%) Oracle
9 110 (25.11%) Python
10 101 (23.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 91 (20.78%) Windows
12 82 (18.72%) Front Office
13 78 (17.81%) Degree
14 76 (17.35%) Low Latency
15 75 (17.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 75 (17.12%) C#
16 71 (16.21%) OO
17 66 (15.07%) Investment Banking
18 60 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
19 57 (13.01%) Fixed Income
19 57 (13.01%) Software Engineering
19 57 (13.01%) Derivative
20 48 (10.96%) Shell Script
20 48 (10.96%) C
21 47 (10.73%) Java
21 47 (10.73%) Perl
22 41 (9.36%) TDD
23 40 (9.13%) Qt
24 36 (8.22%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (3.88%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.46%) Confluence
3 2 (0.46%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (0.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.83%) HTTP
3 7 (1.60%) Multicast
4 1 (0.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.02%) Relational Database
2 20 (4.57%) RDBMS
2 20 (4.57%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.65%) ObjectStore
3 16 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (3.20%) OLTP
5 12 (2.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.14%) KDB
6 5 (1.14%) Big Data
6 5 (1.14%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.14%) MySQL
7 4 (0.91%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (2.05%) Subversion
2 5 (1.14%) JIRA
3 3 (0.68%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.23%) Maven
5 1 (0.23%) Hudson
5 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.23%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.23%) NUnit
5 1 (0.23%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (28.54%) Finance
2 115 (26.26%) Banking
3 82 (18.72%) Front Office
4 66 (15.07%) Investment Banking
5 24 (5.48%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.60%) Retail
7 5 (1.14%) Marketing
8 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.46%) Electronics
9 2 (0.46%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (26.03%) STL
2 75 (17.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 40 (9.13%) Qt
4 35 (7.99%) XML
5 28 (6.39%) OpenGL
6 21 (4.79%) Django
6 21 (4.79%) FIX Protocol
7 18 (4.11%) Twisted
8 17 (3.88%) WebSphere MQ
9 16 (3.65%) ZeroMQ
10 14 (3.20%) .NET
11 13 (2.97%) Web Services
12 10 (2.28%) Middleware
13 8 (1.83%) MFC
13 8 (1.83%) WPF
14 7 (1.60%) RESTful
14 7 (1.60%) WCF
15 5 (1.14%) WSDL
15 5 (1.14%) SOAP
15 5 (1.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 101 (23.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 57 (13.01%) Fixed Income
2 57 (13.01%) Derivative
3 36 (8.22%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (5.94%) Mathematics
6 22 (5.02%) Credit Risk
7 21 (4.79%) Credit Derivative
8 20 (4.57%) Grid Computing
8 20 (4.57%) Open Source
9 12 (2.74%) Physics
10 10 (2.28%) Equities
10 10 (2.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 10 (2.28%) Market Risk
11 8 (1.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 7 (1.60%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.60%) User Experience
13 6 (1.37%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.14%) Statistics
15 4 (0.91%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 238 (54.34%) Linux
2 179 (40.87%) UNIX
3 91 (20.78%) Windows
4 21 (4.79%) Solaris
5 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.23%) Android
7 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (31.51%) Multithreading
2 76 (17.35%) Low Latency
3 71 (16.21%) OO
4 60 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (13.01%) Software Engineering
6 41 (9.36%) TDD
7 36 (8.22%) Analytics
8 28 (6.39%) Pair Programming
9 26 (5.94%) Risk Management
10 24 (5.48%) OOD
11 16 (3.65%) Validation
11 16 (3.65%) Refactoring
12 14 (3.20%) Database Tuning
12 14 (3.20%) Electronic Trading
12 14 (3.20%) Project Management
13 13 (2.97%) Configuration Management
14 12 (2.74%) Unit Testing
14 12 (2.74%) Algorithmic Trading
15 11 (2.51%) Regression Testing
16 9 (2.05%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 438 (100.00%) C++
2 148 (33.79%) SQL
3 110 (25.11%) Python
4 75 (17.12%) C#
5 48 (10.96%) Shell Script
5 48 (10.96%) C
6 47 (10.73%) Java
6 47 (10.73%) Perl
7 9 (2.05%) VBA
7 9 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.91%) Scala
8 4 (0.91%) C++/CLI
9 3 (0.68%) Korn
9 3 (0.68%) Assembly Language
9 3 (0.68%) VC++
10 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.46%) PHP
10 2 (0.46%) Clojure
10 2 (0.46%) Haskell
10 2 (0.46%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 78 (17.81%) Degree
2 13 (2.97%) PhD
3 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.71%) QA
2 5 (1.14%) Basel III
3 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Control-M
2 1 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 110 (25.11%) Oracle
2 25 (5.71%) Sybase
3 7 (1.60%) DataSynapse
4 4 (0.91%) TIBCO
5 3 (0.68%) 29West
5 3 (0.68%) Perforce
5 3 (0.68%) Bloomberg
5 3 (0.68%) Apple
5 3 (0.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.46%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.46%) Reuters
7 1 (0.23%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.23%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.23%) Rogue Wave
7 1 (0.23%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe
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Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
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London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Annum possibly more for the right candidate
Posted: 4 days ago
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Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 550-600 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + Depending on exp
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Excellent & Neg
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London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + Excellent & Neg
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