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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 205 198 169
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 228 248 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.00% 1.04% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.12% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 181 222
Average daily rate
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£575 £588 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £16.13 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+146.51% -62.05%
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -3 78 £581 -3.12% 25
Docklands, London +16 2 £525 -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 488 (100.00%) C++
2 261 (53.48%) Linux
3 193 (39.55%) Multithreading
4 165 (33.81%) UNIX
5 156 (31.97%) Banking
6 150 (30.74%) SQL
7 135 (27.66%) Finance
8 128 (26.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 122 (25.00%) STL
10 107 (21.93%) Investment Banking
11 100 (20.49%) Low Latency
12 99 (20.29%) Front Office
13 95 (19.47%) C#
14 94 (19.26%) Python
15 91 (18.65%) Oracle
16 89 (18.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 87 (17.83%) Windows
18 77 (15.78%) Java
19 72 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
20 64 (13.11%) Degree
21 60 (12.30%) OO
22 55 (11.27%) Derivative
23 54 (11.07%) Fixed Income
24 49 (10.04%) TDD
24 49 (10.04%) Software Engineering
25 44 (9.02%) Grid Computing
26 42 (8.61%) Shell Script
27 41 (8.40%) Qt
27 41 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
28 40 (8.20%) FIX Protocol

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (1.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.41%) Confluence
3 2 (0.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.61%) Multicast
3 1 (0.20%) HTTP
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.92%) Oracle Database
2 20 (4.10%) OLTP
3 14 (2.87%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.84%) ObjectStore
6 8 (1.64%) KDB
7 7 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.23%) MySQL
9 5 (1.02%) Big Data
9 5 (1.02%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.20%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 7 (1.43%) ClearCase
2 4 (0.82%) JIRA
2 4 (0.82%) Subversion
3 3 (0.61%) Xcode
4 2 (0.41%) yacc
4 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.41%) ANTLR
5 1 (0.20%) VTune
5 1 (0.20%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.20%) Hudson
5 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.20%) Maven
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.20%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.20%) NUnit
5 1 (0.20%) Rational Rose
General
1 156 (31.97%) Banking
2 135 (27.66%) Finance
3 107 (21.93%) Investment Banking
4 99 (20.29%) Front Office
5 12 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.23%) Electronics
7 3 (0.61%) Back Office
8 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (25.00%) STL
2 89 (18.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 41 (8.40%) Qt
4 40 (8.20%) FIX Protocol
5 30 (6.15%) OpenGL
6 28 (5.74%) XML
6 28 (5.74%) Middleware
7 18 (3.69%) .NET
8 8 (1.64%) WPF
9 7 (1.43%) Django
9 7 (1.43%) WCF
9 7 (1.43%) ZeroMQ
9 7 (1.43%) Twisted
9 7 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.82%) HTML
11 3 (0.61%) J2SE
11 3 (0.61%) Rendezvous
12 2 (0.41%) WinForms
12 2 (0.41%) POCO
12 2 (0.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 128 (26.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 55 (11.27%) Derivative
3 54 (11.07%) Fixed Income
4 44 (9.02%) Grid Computing
5 41 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (6.56%) Equities
7 29 (5.94%) Mathematics
8 28 (5.74%) Algorithms
9 26 (5.33%) Computer Science
10 17 (3.48%) Open Source
11 15 (3.07%) Credit Risk
12 10 (2.05%) Physics
12 10 (2.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 10 (2.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 9 (1.84%) Market Risk
14 8 (1.64%) Statistics
14 8 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
15 7 (1.43%) Hedge funds
16 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
16 3 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 261 (53.48%) Linux
2 165 (33.81%) UNIX
3 87 (17.83%) Windows
4 26 (5.33%) Solaris
5 4 (0.82%) Android
5 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (39.55%) Multithreading
2 100 (20.49%) Low Latency
3 72 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (12.30%) OO
5 49 (10.04%) TDD
5 49 (10.04%) Software Engineering
6 35 (7.17%) Pair Programming
7 26 (5.33%) Risk Management
8 22 (4.51%) Electronic Trading
9 18 (3.69%) Database Tuning
9 18 (3.69%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (3.69%) Analytics
9 18 (3.69%) OOD
10 17 (3.48%) Algorithmic Trading
11 11 (2.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (2.05%) Performance Testing
13 9 (1.84%) E-Commerce
14 8 (1.64%) Data Analysis
14 8 (1.64%) Project Management
14 8 (1.64%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 488 (100.00%) C++
2 150 (30.74%) SQL
3 95 (19.47%) C#
4 94 (19.26%) Python
5 77 (15.78%) Java
6 42 (8.61%) Shell Script
7 39 (7.99%) C
8 32 (6.56%) Perl
9 14 (2.87%) VBA
9 14 (2.87%) Assembly Language
10 6 (1.23%) C++/CLI
11 5 (1.02%) VC++
12 4 (0.82%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.82%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.82%) Korn
12 4 (0.82%) R
13 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.61%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.41%) PHP
14 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (13.11%) Degree
2 12 (2.46%) PhD
3 2 (0.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.15%) QA
2 5 (1.02%) Basel III
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 91 (18.65%) Oracle
2 28 (5.74%) Sybase
3 12 (2.46%) TIBCO
4 9 (1.84%) DataSynapse
5 4 (0.82%) 29West
5 4 (0.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.82%) Cognizant
6 3 (0.61%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.61%) Perforce
7 2 (0.41%) Reuters
7 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.41%) Apple
8 1 (0.20%) IBM
8 1 (0.20%) Informatica
8 1 (0.20%) Borland
8 1 (0.20%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.20%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.20%) Rogue Wave
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