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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 233 253 181
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -72
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 219 187 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 0.84% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.88% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 141 247
Median daily rate £600 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £425 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
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
20566 21246 22693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.12% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14667 15031 16334
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 345 448
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -2 31 £575 +4.54% 19
Hillingdon - 4 £375 -
Canary Wharf +3 3 £556 -
Docklands, London 0 2 - -
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 373 (100.00%) C++
2 177 (47.45%) Linux
3 111 (29.76%) Multithreading
4 108 (28.95%) Unix
5 106 (28.42%) Python
6 104 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (27.08%) STL
8 98 (26.27%) SQL
9 93 (24.93%) Finance
10 88 (23.59%) Front Office
10 88 (23.59%) Java
11 84 (22.52%) C#
12 81 (21.72%) Banking
13 80 (21.45%) OO
14 77 (20.64%) Electronic Trading
15 66 (17.69%) Oracle
15 66 (17.69%) Low Latency
16 65 (17.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 62 (16.62%) Perl
18 59 (15.82%) Software Engineering
19 51 (13.67%) Investment Banking
19 51 (13.67%) Windows
19 51 (13.67%) Fixed Income
19 51 (13.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 47 (12.60%) Release Management
21 46 (12.33%) TDD
22 45 (12.06%) SDLC
23 43 (11.53%) Degree
24 41 (10.99%) C
25 34 (9.12%) OLTP

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 4 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (1.07%) SAS
2 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.54%) Confluence
3 2 (0.54%) IIS
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Doxygen
1 2 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.41%) RMDS
2 2 (0.54%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.75%) HTTP
2 13 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.80%) DVB
3 3 (0.80%) Internet
3 3 (0.80%) Multicast
3 3 (0.80%) SSL
3 3 (0.80%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.54%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.54%) NGN
5 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.27%) Softphone
5 1 (0.27%) VoIP
5 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.12%) OLTP
2 25 (6.70%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.95%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.68%) KDB
5 7 (1.88%) Tick Data
6 6 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.34%) MySQL
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server
9 3 (0.80%) Big Data
9 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.80%) Kdb+
9 3 (0.80%) ObjectStore
10 2 (0.54%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.54%) DB2
10 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.54%) SQLite
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (8.04%) Subversion
2 23 (6.17%) JIRA
3 17 (4.56%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.41%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.34%) Qt Creator
6 5 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.27%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.27%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.27%) FxCop
8 1 (0.27%) Gradle
8 1 (0.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.27%) NuGet
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.27%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.27%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 93 (24.93%) Finance
2 88 (23.59%) Front Office
3 81 (21.72%) Banking
4 51 (13.67%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.56%) Games
6 6 (1.61%) Publishing
7 3 (0.80%) Back Office
7 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.80%) Law
8 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (27.08%) STL
2 51 (13.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 23 (6.17%) XML
4 22 (5.90%) FIX Protocol
5 21 (5.63%) OpenGL
6 20 (5.36%) HTML
7 18 (4.83%) Web Services
8 17 (4.56%) Qt
8 17 (4.56%) Rendezvous
9 16 (4.29%) J2EE
10 15 (4.02%) Middleware
11 14 (3.75%) RESTful
11 14 (3.75%) Swing
11 14 (3.75%) XSLT
12 13 (3.49%) .NET
12 13 (3.49%) CSS
12 13 (3.49%) XML Schema
13 12 (3.22%) EJB
13 12 (3.22%) JSON
13 12 (3.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 51 (13.67%) Fixed Income
3 34 (9.12%) Algorithms
4 28 (7.51%) Derivative
5 24 (6.43%) Computer Science
6 19 (5.09%) Mathematics
7 15 (4.02%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (4.02%) Equities
7 15 (4.02%) Market Risk
8 13 (3.49%) N-Tier
9 11 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.95%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.68%) Grid Computing
11 9 (2.41%) Device Driver
12 7 (1.88%) Physics
13 6 (1.61%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.34%) VHDL
15 4 (1.07%) Hedge funds
16 3 (0.80%) Augmented Reality
16 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 177 (47.45%) Linux
2 108 (28.95%) Unix
3 51 (13.67%) Windows
4 14 (3.75%) Solaris
5 12 (3.22%) Android
5 12 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.80%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (29.76%) Multithreading
2 104 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (21.45%) OO
4 77 (20.64%) Electronic Trading
5 66 (17.69%) Low Latency
6 59 (15.82%) Software Engineering
7 47 (12.60%) Release Management
8 46 (12.33%) TDD
9 45 (12.06%) SDLC
10 34 (9.12%) Multithreaded Programming
10 34 (9.12%) Risk Management
11 32 (8.58%) Algorithmic Trading
12 28 (7.51%) High Availability
13 25 (6.70%) Database Tuning
14 21 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (5.36%) Scrum
16 18 (4.83%) Unit Testing
17 16 (4.29%) Analytics
18 15 (4.02%) Open Source
18 15 (4.02%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 373 (100.00%) C++
2 106 (28.42%) Python
3 98 (26.27%) SQL
4 88 (23.59%) Java
5 84 (22.52%) C#
6 62 (16.62%) Perl
7 41 (10.99%) C
8 19 (5.09%) JavaScript
9 13 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.14%) Scala
11 7 (1.88%) Rust
12 6 (1.61%) Go
13 5 (1.34%) Korn
14 4 (1.07%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.07%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.80%) Ada
15 3 (0.80%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.80%) R
16 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.54%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 43 (11.53%) Degree
2 11 (2.95%) PhD
3 6 (1.61%) DV Cleared
3 6 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.90%) QA
2 15 (4.02%) MiFID
Vendors
1 66 (17.69%) Oracle
2 24 (6.43%) TIBCO
3 16 (4.29%) Sybase
4 13 (3.49%) Solace
5 12 (3.22%) Google
5 12 (3.22%) Reuters
6 10 (2.68%) ION Trading
7 8 (2.14%) Informatica
8 7 (1.88%) Bloomberg
8 7 (1.88%) Cognizant
9 5 (1.34%) Talarian
10 4 (1.07%) Microsoft
11 3 (0.80%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.54%) MapR
12 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.27%) Adobe
13 1 (0.27%) Apple
13 1 (0.27%) Dell
13 1 (0.27%) Sophis
13 1 (0.27%) SunGard
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