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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 242 217 227
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 202 239 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 1.07% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.13% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 161 175
Average daily rate £575 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £475 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £735 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+8.86% -12.22%
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
21772 21174 22092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.73% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15725 14535 15344
Average daily rate £463 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 29 £550 -8.33% 26
Canary Wharf +9 9 £500 -4.30%
Croydon - 1 £51 -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 399 (100.00%) C++
2 228 (57.14%) Linux
3 126 (31.58%) Multithreading
4 118 (29.57%) Finance
5 115 (28.82%) Unix
6 105 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 103 (25.81%) Front Office
8 97 (24.31%) Low Latency
9 91 (22.81%) Python
10 90 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
11 89 (22.31%) OO
12 88 (22.06%) STL
13 87 (21.80%) SQL
14 77 (19.30%) Electronic Trading
15 71 (17.79%) Banking
16 68 (17.04%) Software Engineering
17 65 (16.29%) Oracle
18 64 (16.04%) C#
18 64 (16.04%) TDD
19 48 (12.03%) Qt
20 47 (11.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 46 (11.53%) Investment Banking
21 46 (11.53%) Degree
21 46 (11.53%) Perl
21 46 (11.53%) Windows
22 45 (11.28%) Derivative
22 45 (11.28%) SDLC
23 44 (11.03%) Risk Management
24 41 (10.28%) OpenGL
25 40 (10.03%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 6 (1.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.00%) Node.js
3 2 (0.50%) SAS
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.26%) Endur
2 2 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.25%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.25%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.25%) RMDS
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.02%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.01%) HTTP
3 6 (1.50%) Internet
3 6 (1.50%) Multicast
4 2 (0.50%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) Intranet
5 1 (0.25%) Network Security
5 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.02%) OLTP
2 26 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 25 (6.27%) MySQL
4 22 (5.51%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.76%) RDBMS
5 15 (3.76%) SQL Server
6 6 (1.50%) ObjectStore
7 4 (1.00%) KDB
8 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (3.51%) JIRA
2 13 (3.26%) Subversion
3 12 (3.01%) GDB
4 9 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.25%) CMake
6 3 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.50%) Emacs
7 2 (0.50%) Qt Creator
8 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.25%) Maven
8 1 (0.25%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.25%) Selenium
8 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 118 (29.57%) Finance
2 103 (25.81%) Front Office
3 71 (17.79%) Banking
4 46 (11.53%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.76%) Games
6 4 (1.00%) Retail
7 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) French Language
8 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (22.06%) STL
2 48 (12.03%) Qt
3 47 (11.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 41 (10.28%) OpenGL
5 38 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
6 27 (6.77%) .NET
7 17 (4.26%) MFC
8 16 (4.01%) ATL
8 16 (4.01%) Middleware
9 15 (3.76%) XML
10 8 (2.01%) WPF
11 7 (1.75%) RESTful
11 7 (1.75%) WinForms
12 6 (1.50%) Django
12 6 (1.50%) JSON
12 6 (1.50%) Twisted
12 6 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (1.50%) ZeroMQ
13 2 (0.50%) iOS SDK
13 2 (0.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 105 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 45 (11.28%) Derivative
3 40 (10.03%) Fixed Income
4 31 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (7.02%) Mathematics
6 25 (6.27%) Algorithms
6 25 (6.27%) Equities
7 17 (4.26%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.01%) Data Structures
8 12 (3.01%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.76%) Credit Derivative
9 11 (2.76%) N-Tier
10 10 (2.51%) Physics
11 8 (2.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 7 (1.75%) Device Driver
12 7 (1.75%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.75%) Statistics
13 6 (1.50%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.50%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 228 (57.14%) Linux
2 115 (28.82%) Unix
3 46 (11.53%) Windows
4 11 (2.76%) Solaris
5 7 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.50%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (31.58%) Multithreading
2 97 (24.31%) Low Latency
3 90 (22.56%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (22.31%) OO
5 77 (19.30%) Electronic Trading
6 68 (17.04%) Software Engineering
7 64 (16.04%) TDD
8 45 (11.28%) SDLC
9 44 (11.03%) Risk Management
10 34 (8.52%) Pair Programming
11 33 (8.27%) Market Making
11 33 (8.27%) Release Management
12 32 (8.02%) Algorithmic Trading
13 26 (6.52%) Analytics
13 26 (6.52%) Open Source
14 25 (6.27%) Database Tuning
15 23 (5.76%) OOP
16 19 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (4.76%) High Availability
17 14 (3.51%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 399 (100.00%) C++
2 91 (22.81%) Python
3 87 (21.80%) SQL
4 64 (16.04%) C#
5 46 (11.53%) Perl
6 40 (10.03%) Java
7 38 (9.52%) C
8 22 (5.51%) VC++
9 20 (5.01%) VBA
10 14 (3.51%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.26%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.51%) JavaScript
13 9 (2.26%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.01%) Korn
15 6 (1.50%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.50%) R
15 6 (1.50%) VB
16 5 (1.25%) Assembly Language
16 5 (1.25%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 46 (11.53%) Degree
2 10 (2.51%) PhD
3 9 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.52%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) Control-M
2 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (16.29%) Oracle
2 12 (3.01%) OpenLink
3 8 (2.01%) Sybase
4 5 (1.25%) Solace
5 4 (1.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.75%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.50%) OpenTV
7 2 (0.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.50%) Rogue Wave
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.25%) SAP
8 1 (0.25%) Talarian
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