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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 203 214 163
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -51
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 199 204 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.96% 0.93% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.00% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 148 214
Average daily rate
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£588 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £362 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.80% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.13 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+148.06% -60.90%
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
19129 20370 18381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 93.18% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13552 13895 12393
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 377 506
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 +15 74 £563 -6.25% 24
Docklands, London +11 1 £500 -4.76%
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 469 (100.00%) C++
2 249 (53.09%) Linux
3 195 (41.58%) Multithreading
4 161 (34.33%) UNIX
5 157 (33.48%) Banking
6 140 (29.85%) SQL
7 130 (27.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 124 (26.44%) Finance
9 114 (24.31%) STL
10 113 (24.09%) Investment Banking
11 105 (22.39%) Low Latency
12 104 (22.17%) Front Office
13 96 (20.47%) C#
14 85 (18.12%) Java
15 81 (17.27%) Python
16 78 (16.63%) Oracle
17 77 (16.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 72 (15.35%) Windows
19 66 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
20 60 (12.79%) OO
21 59 (12.58%) Degree
22 51 (10.87%) Derivative
23 48 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
24 47 (10.02%) Fixed Income
25 44 (9.38%) Grid Computing
26 43 (9.17%) FIX Protocol
27 41 (8.74%) TDD
28 40 (8.53%) Software Engineering
29 39 (8.32%) Shell Script
30 36 (7.68%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 4 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.21%) Multicast
2 1 (0.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.90%) Oracle Database
2 21 (4.48%) OLTP
3 13 (2.77%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.13%) MySQL
4 10 (2.13%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.71%) KDB
6 5 (1.07%) Sybase ASE
6 5 (1.07%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.85%) Sybase IQ
7 4 (0.85%) ObjectStore
8 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.43%) Big Data
8 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (1.49%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.64%) Xcode
3 2 (0.43%) Subversion
3 2 (0.43%) yacc
3 2 (0.43%) ANTLR
4 1 (0.21%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.21%) Valgrind
4 1 (0.21%) Hudson
4 1 (0.21%) VTune
4 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.21%) JUnit
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 157 (33.48%) Banking
2 124 (26.44%) Finance
3 113 (24.09%) Investment Banking
4 104 (22.17%) Front Office
5 7 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.28%) Electronics
7 4 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.21%) Marketing
8 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.21%) Games
8 1 (0.21%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (24.31%) STL
2 77 (16.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 43 (9.17%) FIX Protocol
4 34 (7.25%) Qt
5 26 (5.54%) OpenGL
6 25 (5.33%) Middleware
7 22 (4.69%) XML
8 20 (4.26%) .NET
9 5 (1.07%) WPF
10 4 (0.85%) WCF
11 3 (0.64%) J2SE
11 3 (0.64%) HTML
12 2 (0.43%) JSP
12 2 (0.43%) Servlets
12 2 (0.43%) WebSphere MQ
12 2 (0.43%) JMS
12 2 (0.43%) Django
12 2 (0.43%) Twisted
12 2 (0.43%) POCO
12 2 (0.43%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 130 (27.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 51 (10.87%) Derivative
3 48 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (10.02%) Fixed Income
5 44 (9.38%) Grid Computing
6 36 (7.68%) Equities
7 31 (6.61%) Algorithms
8 29 (6.18%) Mathematics
9 23 (4.90%) Computer Science
10 18 (3.84%) Open Source
11 10 (2.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 9 (1.92%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.71%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 8 (1.71%) Physics
14 7 (1.49%) Statistics
15 4 (0.85%) Hedge funds
16 3 (0.64%) Credit Derivative
16 3 (0.64%) Smartphone
17 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 249 (53.09%) Linux
2 161 (34.33%) UNIX
3 72 (15.35%) Windows
4 23 (4.90%) Solaris
5 4 (0.85%) Android
5 4 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (41.58%) Multithreading
2 105 (22.39%) Low Latency
3 66 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (12.79%) OO
5 41 (8.74%) TDD
6 40 (8.53%) Software Engineering
7 29 (6.18%) Pair Programming
8 27 (5.76%) Electronic Trading
9 22 (4.69%) Risk Management
10 18 (3.84%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (3.84%) Database Tuning
10 18 (3.84%) Algorithmic Trading
11 13 (2.77%) OOD
11 13 (2.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (2.77%) Analytics
12 11 (2.35%) E-Commerce
12 11 (2.35%) OOP
12 11 (2.35%) Project Management
13 10 (2.13%) Performance Testing
14 9 (1.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 469 (100.00%) C++
2 140 (29.85%) SQL
3 96 (20.47%) C#
4 85 (18.12%) Java
5 81 (17.27%) Python
6 39 (8.32%) Shell Script
7 36 (7.68%) Perl
8 31 (6.61%) C
9 15 (3.20%) VBA
10 14 (2.99%) Assembly Language
11 6 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.85%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.85%) R
13 3 (0.64%) Korn
13 3 (0.64%) VC++
13 3 (0.64%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.64%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.43%) C++/CLI
14 2 (0.43%) Scala
15 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (12.58%) Degree
2 9 (1.92%) PhD
3 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.12%) QA
2 5 (1.07%) Basel III
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 78 (16.63%) Oracle
2 31 (6.61%) Sybase
3 11 (2.35%) TIBCO
4 7 (1.49%) DataSynapse
5 4 (0.85%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.43%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.43%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.43%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.43%) Apple
7 1 (0.21%) Rogue Wave
7 1 (0.21%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.21%) Tradeweb
7 1 (0.21%) 29West
7 1 (0.21%) IBM
7 1 (0.21%) Informatica
7 1 (0.21%) Borland
7 1 (0.21%) Reuters
7 1 (0.21%) Ab Initio
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