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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 233 184 233
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +49
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 192 274 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 1.21% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.28% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 197 162
Median daily rate £563 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -16.66%
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
20584 21391 22193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.95% 94.54% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15002 14791 15616
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 399 404
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +30 28 £550 -15.38% 31
Canary Wharf +9 6 £550 +4.76%
Croydon - 1 £51 -
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 386 (100.00%) C++
2 219 (56.74%) Linux
3 124 (32.12%) Multithreading
4 119 (30.83%) Finance
5 109 (28.24%) Unix
6 101 (26.17%) Python
6 101 (26.17%) Front Office
7 96 (24.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 95 (24.61%) OO
9 92 (23.83%) STL
10 89 (23.06%) SQL
11 88 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
12 82 (21.24%) Low Latency
13 71 (18.39%) C#
14 66 (17.10%) Oracle
15 65 (16.84%) Electronic Trading
16 60 (15.54%) TDD
17 55 (14.25%) Software Engineering
18 49 (12.69%) Banking
18 49 (12.69%) Windows
19 47 (12.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 46 (11.92%) Derivative
21 45 (11.66%) Java
22 42 (10.88%) Perl
23 40 (10.36%) Fixed Income
23 40 (10.36%) SDLC
24 39 (10.10%) C
24 39 (10.10%) OLTP
25 37 (9.59%) Risk Management
26 36 (9.33%) Qt

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 10 (2.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.04%) Node.js
3 2 (0.52%) SAS
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.85%) Endur
2 4 (1.04%) RMDS
3 2 (0.52%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.25%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.85%) HTTP
3 7 (1.81%) Multicast
4 4 (1.04%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) Firewall
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.10%) OLTP
2 25 (6.48%) MySQL
2 25 (6.48%) Oracle Database
3 20 (5.18%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.92%) SQL Server
5 13 (3.37%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.59%) ObjectStore
7 6 (1.55%) KDB
8 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.89%) JIRA
2 14 (3.63%) Subversion
3 12 (3.11%) GDB
3 12 (3.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.04%) NUnit
5 4 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.78%) GoogleTest
7 2 (0.52%) CMake
7 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.52%) Emacs
7 2 (0.52%) Qt Creator
7 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.26%) Maven
8 1 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 119 (30.83%) Finance
2 101 (26.17%) Front Office
3 49 (12.69%) Banking
4 33 (8.55%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.81%) Games
6 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.52%) French Language
7 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) Retail
7 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (23.83%) STL
2 47 (12.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 36 (9.33%) Qt
4 34 (8.81%) OpenGL
5 32 (8.29%) FIX Protocol
6 28 (7.25%) .NET
7 20 (5.18%) Middleware
8 15 (3.89%) MFC
8 15 (3.89%) XML
9 14 (3.63%) ATL
10 10 (2.59%) Django
10 10 (2.59%) Twisted
10 10 (2.59%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (2.59%) ZeroMQ
11 9 (2.33%) RESTful
11 9 (2.33%) WPF
12 8 (2.07%) JSON
12 8 (2.07%) WinForms
13 6 (1.55%) Rendezvous
14 3 (0.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 96 (24.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 46 (11.92%) Derivative
3 40 (10.36%) Fixed Income
4 36 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (6.74%) Mathematics
6 22 (5.70%) Equities
7 20 (5.18%) Algorithms
8 13 (3.37%) Computer Science
8 13 (3.37%) Management Information System
9 12 (3.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 11 (2.85%) Credit Derivative
10 11 (2.85%) N-Tier
11 10 (2.59%) Device Driver
11 10 (2.59%) Physics
12 8 (2.07%) User Experience
13 7 (1.81%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.81%) Grid Computing
14 6 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
14 6 (1.55%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.55%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 219 (56.74%) Linux
2 109 (28.24%) Unix
3 49 (12.69%) Windows
4 9 (2.33%) Solaris
5 6 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.78%) Android
6 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (32.12%) Multithreading
2 95 (24.61%) OO
3 88 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (21.24%) Low Latency
5 65 (16.84%) Electronic Trading
6 60 (15.54%) TDD
7 55 (14.25%) Software Engineering
8 40 (10.36%) SDLC
9 37 (9.59%) Risk Management
10 35 (9.07%) Market Making
11 33 (8.55%) Algorithmic Trading
11 33 (8.55%) Release Management
12 28 (7.25%) Pair Programming
13 24 (6.22%) Database Tuning
14 23 (5.96%) Open Source
15 22 (5.70%) OOP
16 20 (5.18%) Analytics
17 17 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (4.40%) High Availability
18 16 (4.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 386 (100.00%) C++
2 101 (26.17%) Python
3 89 (23.06%) SQL
4 71 (18.39%) C#
5 45 (11.66%) Java
6 42 (10.88%) Perl
7 39 (10.10%) C
8 20 (5.18%) VC++
9 19 (4.92%) VBA
10 15 (3.89%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.37%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.81%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.55%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.55%) R
13 6 (1.55%) VB
14 5 (1.30%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.04%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.04%) Korn
16 3 (0.78%) Ruby
16 3 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (9.07%) Degree
2 11 (2.85%) PhD
3 9 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.52%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.18%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Control-M
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 66 (17.10%) Oracle
2 11 (2.85%) OpenLink
3 7 (1.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.81%) Sybase
3 7 (1.81%) TIBCO
4 5 (1.30%) Solace
5 4 (1.04%) ION Trading
5 4 (1.04%) Reuters
6 3 (0.78%) OpenTV
7 2 (0.52%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.52%) Rogue Wave
8 1 (0.26%) IBM
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.26%) SAP
8 1 (0.26%) SunGard
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