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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 263 194 219
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +25
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 173 286 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 1.21% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.28% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 221 191
Median daily rate £550 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
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
21054 22389 22119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15075 15722 15169
Median daily rate £450 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 370 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -2 20 £531 -15.00% 18
Canary Wharf +2 2 £463 -11.90%
Croydon - 2 £365 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £175 -41.66%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 377 (100.00%) C++
2 189 (50.13%) Linux
3 133 (35.28%) Python
4 109 (28.91%) Multithreading
5 102 (27.06%) OO
6 93 (24.67%) Unix
7 92 (24.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 90 (23.87%) SQL
8 90 (23.87%) STL
9 89 (23.61%) C#
10 88 (23.34%) Finance
11 87 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
12 81 (21.49%) Front Office
13 76 (20.16%) Java
13 76 (20.16%) Low Latency
14 71 (18.83%) Oracle
15 56 (14.85%) Software Engineering
16 53 (14.06%) Electronic Trading
17 49 (13.00%) TDD
18 48 (12.73%) Perl
18 48 (12.73%) Windows
19 42 (11.14%) OLTP
19 42 (11.14%) Banking
20 39 (10.34%) Release Management
21 38 (10.08%) C
22 37 (9.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
23 36 (9.55%) Fixed Income
23 36 (9.55%) SDLC
24 32 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
24 32 (8.49%) Derivative

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 14 (3.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.53%) SAS
3 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) RMDS
2 3 (0.80%) Endur
3 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.27%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.27%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.51%) HTTP
2 13 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.06%) Multicast
4 1 (0.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) Network Security
4 1 (0.27%) Skype
4 1 (0.27%) Softphone
4 1 (0.27%) Unicast
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.14%) OLTP
2 25 (6.63%) Oracle Database
3 20 (5.31%) MySQL
4 14 (3.71%) ObjectStore
4 14 (3.71%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.92%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.12%) KDB
7 7 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (6.63%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.04%) JIRA
3 16 (4.24%) Subversion
4 8 (2.12%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (1.33%) GDB
7 4 (1.06%) NUnit
8 3 (0.80%) GoogleTest
8 3 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.53%) Maven
9 2 (0.53%) Qt Creator
9 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.27%) FxCop
10 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.27%) NuGet
10 1 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.27%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.27%) StyleCop
General
1 88 (23.34%) Finance
2 81 (21.49%) Front Office
3 42 (11.14%) Banking
4 26 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.39%) Games
6 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.53%) Electronics
7 2 (0.53%) French Language
7 2 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (23.87%) STL
2 37 (9.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 25 (6.63%) FIX Protocol
4 24 (6.37%) .NET
5 17 (4.51%) RESTful
6 16 (4.24%) Middleware
6 16 (4.24%) Rendezvous
7 15 (3.98%) JSON
7 15 (3.98%) XML
8 14 (3.71%) Django
8 14 (3.71%) Twisted
8 14 (3.71%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (3.71%) ZeroMQ
9 12 (3.18%) OpenGL
9 12 (3.18%) WPF
10 11 (2.92%) WinForms
11 10 (2.65%) Qt
11 10 (2.65%) Ultra Messaging
11 10 (2.65%) Web Services
12 8 (2.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 92 (24.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 36 (9.55%) Fixed Income
3 32 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.49%) Derivative
4 22 (5.84%) Algorithms
5 18 (4.77%) Mathematics
6 16 (4.24%) Device Driver
6 16 (4.24%) Equities
7 13 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (2.92%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.65%) N-Tier
10 9 (2.39%) Grid Computing
11 8 (2.12%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (2.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 8 (2.12%) User Experience
12 7 (1.86%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.86%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.33%) NHS
13 5 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 189 (50.13%) Linux
2 93 (24.67%) Unix
3 48 (12.73%) Windows
4 11 (2.92%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.39%) Android
6 5 (1.33%) Solaris
7 4 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.80%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (28.91%) Multithreading
2 102 (27.06%) OO
3 87 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (20.16%) Low Latency
5 56 (14.85%) Software Engineering
6 53 (14.06%) Electronic Trading
7 49 (13.00%) TDD
8 39 (10.34%) Release Management
9 36 (9.55%) SDLC
10 28 (7.43%) Market Making
11 27 (7.16%) Algorithmic Trading
12 25 (6.63%) Risk Management
13 24 (6.37%) Database Tuning
14 22 (5.84%) High Availability
14 22 (5.84%) Scrum
15 18 (4.77%) OOD
16 17 (4.51%) OOP
16 17 (4.51%) Unit Testing
17 15 (3.98%) API Development
18 14 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 377 (100.00%) C++
2 133 (35.28%) Python
3 90 (23.87%) SQL
4 89 (23.61%) C#
5 76 (20.16%) Java
6 48 (12.73%) Perl
7 38 (10.08%) C
8 18 (4.77%) JavaScript
8 18 (4.77%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.92%) VBA
9 11 (2.92%) VC++
10 8 (2.12%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.86%) VB
12 6 (1.59%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.33%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.06%) R
15 3 (0.80%) Ada
15 3 (0.80%) ANSI C
15 3 (0.80%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (5.84%) Degree
2 9 (2.39%) PhD
2 9 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.53%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (18.83%) Oracle
2 17 (4.51%) TIBCO
3 10 (2.65%) Informatica
4 8 (2.12%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.33%) ION Trading
5 5 (1.33%) Solace
5 5 (1.33%) Sybase
6 4 (1.06%) Reuters
7 3 (0.80%) OpenLink
7 3 (0.80%) OpenTV
8 2 (0.53%) Rogue Wave
8 2 (0.53%) SAP
9 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.27%) Dell
9 1 (0.27%) Google
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) Intel
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.27%) SunGard
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