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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
England / London
Rank 184 229 190
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -39
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 250 182 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 0.89% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.93% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 145 202
Median daily rate £600 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £456 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.50%

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
18377 19532 19691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.15% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13128 13704 14023
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 305 343
Median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.26 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -4 40 £600 +20.00% 22
Canary Wharf +3 4 £600 -
Docklands, London +1 3 £543 -9.58%
Hillingdon - 3 £375 -
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 413 (100.00%) C++
2 206 (49.88%) Linux
3 145 (35.11%) Multithreading
4 130 (31.48%) Unix
5 117 (28.33%) Finance
6 114 (27.60%) STL
7 111 (26.88%) SQL
8 110 (26.63%) Front Office
9 108 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (25.91%) Python
11 104 (25.18%) Banking
12 98 (23.73%) Low Latency
13 92 (22.28%) Electronic Trading
14 90 (21.79%) OO
15 89 (21.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 81 (19.61%) C#
17 70 (16.95%) Java
17 70 (16.95%) Investment Banking
17 70 (16.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 66 (15.98%) Oracle
18 66 (15.98%) Fixed Income
19 64 (15.50%) Software Engineering
20 60 (14.53%) Windows
21 59 (14.29%) Perl
22 56 (13.56%) SDLC
23 48 (11.62%) Algorithmic Trading
24 47 (11.38%) Release Management
25 46 (11.14%) Degree
26 44 (10.65%) Risk Management
27 42 (10.17%) C

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 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (0.97%) SAS
2 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.48%) Apache
3 2 (0.48%) Confluence
3 2 (0.48%) IIS
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Doxygen
1 2 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.42%) RMDS
2 2 (0.48%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.24%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.48%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.36%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.63%) HTTP
3 4 (0.97%) Internet
4 3 (0.73%) DVB
4 3 (0.73%) Multicast
4 3 (0.73%) SSL
4 3 (0.73%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.48%) NGN
6 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.24%) Softphone
6 1 (0.24%) SSH
6 1 (0.24%) VoIP
6 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.75%) OLTP
2 24 (5.81%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.39%) KDB
3 14 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.91%) Tick Data
5 6 (1.45%) Big Data
5 6 (1.45%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.21%) Kdb+
6 5 (1.21%) SQL Server
7 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.73%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.48%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.48%) DB2
9 2 (0.48%) MySQL
9 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.48%) SQLite
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.24%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 38 (9.20%) Subversion
2 22 (5.33%) JIRA
3 16 (3.87%) Git (software)
4 15 (3.63%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.21%) Qt Creator
6 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.73%) Gradle
7 3 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.48%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.24%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.24%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 117 (28.33%) Finance
2 110 (26.63%) Front Office
3 104 (25.18%) Banking
4 70 (16.95%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.63%) Games
6 7 (1.69%) Publishing
7 5 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.73%) Back Office
9 2 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (27.60%) STL
2 70 (16.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 39 (9.44%) FIX Protocol
4 29 (7.02%) XML
5 21 (5.08%) OpenGL
6 18 (4.36%) Middleware
6 18 (4.36%) Qt
7 17 (4.12%) HTML
8 13 (3.15%) CSS
8 13 (3.15%) JSON
8 13 (3.15%) RESTful
8 13 (3.15%) Web Services
9 12 (2.91%) .NET
9 12 (2.91%) Rendezvous
10 11 (2.66%) J2EE
10 11 (2.66%) Swing
10 11 (2.66%) XSLT
11 10 (2.42%) XML Schema
12 9 (2.18%) EJB
12 9 (2.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (21.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 66 (15.98%) Fixed Income
3 39 (9.44%) Algorithms
4 37 (8.96%) Derivative
5 32 (7.75%) Computer Science
6 23 (5.57%) Equities
7 22 (5.33%) Mathematics
8 21 (5.08%) Market Risk
9 19 (4.60%) Management Information System
10 17 (4.12%) N-Tier
11 16 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (2.18%) Device Driver
13 9 (2.18%) Physics
14 8 (1.94%) Grid Computing
15 6 (1.45%) Data Structures
16 5 (1.21%) Hedge funds
16 5 (1.21%) OTC Derivatives
17 4 (0.97%) Economics
17 4 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 206 (49.88%) Linux
2 130 (31.48%) Unix
3 60 (14.53%) Windows
4 17 (4.12%) Solaris
5 8 (1.94%) Android
6 7 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.48%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (35.11%) Multithreading
2 108 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (23.73%) Low Latency
4 92 (22.28%) Electronic Trading
5 90 (21.79%) OO
6 64 (15.50%) Software Engineering
7 56 (13.56%) SDLC
8 48 (11.62%) Algorithmic Trading
9 47 (11.38%) Release Management
10 44 (10.65%) Risk Management
11 42 (10.17%) TDD
12 36 (8.72%) Multithreaded Programming
13 27 (6.54%) High Availability
14 24 (5.81%) Database Tuning
15 23 (5.57%) Analytics
16 22 (5.33%) OOP
16 22 (5.33%) Scrum
17 20 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (4.36%) Open Source
19 17 (4.12%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 413 (100.00%) C++
2 111 (26.88%) SQL
3 107 (25.91%) Python
4 81 (19.61%) C#
5 70 (16.95%) Java
6 59 (14.29%) Perl
7 42 (10.17%) C
8 17 (4.12%) Shell Script
9 14 (3.39%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.42%) Go
10 10 (2.42%) Scala
11 9 (2.18%) Rust
12 6 (1.45%) Korn
13 5 (1.21%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.21%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.97%) Ruby
15 3 (0.73%) Ada
15 3 (0.73%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.73%) R
16 2 (0.48%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 46 (11.14%) Degree
2 22 (5.33%) PhD
3 3 (0.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.26%) QA
2 19 (4.60%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Ansible
1 2 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (15.98%) Oracle
2 23 (5.57%) TIBCO
3 19 (4.60%) Solace
4 18 (4.36%) Sybase
5 15 (3.63%) Google
6 13 (3.15%) Reuters
7 10 (2.42%) ION Trading
8 9 (2.18%) Bloomberg
8 9 (2.18%) Cognizant
9 5 (1.21%) Talarian
10 3 (0.73%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.73%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.48%) Eze Software Group
11 2 (0.48%) Informatica
11 2 (0.48%) MapR
11 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.24%) Adobe
12 1 (0.24%) Apple
12 1 (0.24%) IBM
12 1 (0.24%) SunGard
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