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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 226 213 208
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 190 222 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 1.05% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.11% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 174 153
Average daily rate £550 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £426 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +19.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +90.47%
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
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 344 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 47 £501 -9.00% 29
Canary Wharf +3 3 £465 -9.70%
Docklands, London - 2 £677 -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 398 (100.00%) C++
2 204 (51.26%) Linux
3 140 (35.18%) Unix
4 134 (33.67%) Finance
5 123 (30.90%) Multithreading
6 112 (28.14%) Front Office
7 102 (25.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 99 (24.87%) Banking
9 96 (24.12%) SQL
10 92 (23.12%) STL
11 86 (21.61%) Low Latency
12 82 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
13 78 (19.60%) Electronic Trading
14 71 (17.84%) Software Engineering
15 70 (17.59%) Python
16 69 (17.34%) Investment Banking
17 68 (17.09%) Degree
18 64 (16.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 62 (15.58%) OO
20 59 (14.82%) C#
21 58 (14.57%) Oracle
21 58 (14.57%) TDD
22 50 (12.56%) Windows
23 49 (12.31%) C
24 48 (12.06%) Derivative
24 48 (12.06%) Qt
24 48 (12.06%) SDLC
25 44 (11.06%) Risk Management
26 42 (10.55%) Perl
27 40 (10.05%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (2.26%) Node.js
2 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (2.76%) Endur
2 3 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.25%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.50%) GitHub
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.29%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.51%) Internet
3 4 (1.01%) Multicast
4 2 (0.50%) HTTP
4 2 (0.50%) Wireless
5 1 (0.25%) 2G
5 1 (0.25%) 3G
5 1 (0.25%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.25%) 4G
5 1 (0.25%) CDMA
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) RTP
5 1 (0.25%) RTSP
5 1 (0.25%) SCCP
5 1 (0.25%) SS7
5 1 (0.25%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 26 (6.53%) OLTP
3 17 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.02%) RDBMS
5 15 (3.77%) MySQL
5 15 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.75%) Redis
9 2 (0.50%) Big Data
9 2 (0.50%) KDB
9 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.25%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.25%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 11 (2.76%) Subversion
2 10 (2.51%) JIRA
3 9 (2.26%) GDB
4 6 (1.51%) CMake
5 5 (1.26%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.01%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.75%) Maven
8 2 (0.50%) Clang
8 2 (0.50%) Emacs
8 2 (0.50%) Hudson
9 1 (0.25%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.25%) Ant
9 1 (0.25%) Gradle
9 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.25%) Qt Creator
9 1 (0.25%) Selenium
9 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.25%) VTune
9 1 (0.25%) Xcode
General
1 134 (33.67%) Finance
2 112 (28.14%) Front Office
3 99 (24.87%) Banking
4 69 (17.34%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.51%) Games
6 9 (2.26%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.51%) Retail
8 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (23.12%) STL
2 64 (16.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 48 (12.06%) Qt
4 40 (10.05%) OpenGL
5 27 (6.78%) FIX Protocol
6 21 (5.28%) .NET
7 17 (4.27%) XML
8 16 (4.02%) MFC
9 14 (3.52%) ATL
10 9 (2.26%) Middleware
11 4 (1.01%) Web Services
11 4 (1.01%) WPF
12 3 (0.75%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.75%) RESTful
12 3 (0.75%) WCF
12 3 (0.75%) WinForms
13 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.50%) Cocoa
13 2 (0.50%) Electron Framework
13 2 (0.50%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 102 (25.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 48 (12.06%) Derivative
3 39 (9.80%) Mathematics
4 34 (8.54%) Fixed Income
5 32 (8.04%) Computer Science
6 21 (5.28%) Algorithms
6 21 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (4.52%) Equities
8 12 (3.02%) Data Structures
8 12 (3.02%) Grid Computing
8 12 (3.02%) Market Risk
9 11 (2.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 9 (2.26%) Credit Risk
10 9 (2.26%) Physics
11 8 (2.01%) Mobile App
11 8 (2.01%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.76%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (1.26%) EMV
13 5 (1.26%) Fintech
13 5 (1.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 204 (51.26%) Linux
2 140 (35.18%) Unix
3 50 (12.56%) Windows
4 21 (5.28%) Solaris
5 12 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.26%) Android
7 5 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (30.90%) Multithreading
2 86 (21.61%) Low Latency
3 82 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (19.60%) Electronic Trading
5 71 (17.84%) Software Engineering
6 62 (15.58%) OO
7 58 (14.57%) TDD
8 48 (12.06%) SDLC
9 44 (11.06%) Risk Management
10 33 (8.29%) Pair Programming
11 30 (7.54%) E-Commerce
12 29 (7.29%) Analytics
13 28 (7.04%) Open Source
14 25 (6.28%) Release Management
15 24 (6.03%) Database Tuning
16 19 (4.77%) Algorithmic Trading
17 18 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (4.52%) OOP
18 17 (4.27%) High Availability
19 15 (3.77%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 398 (100.00%) C++
2 96 (24.12%) SQL
3 70 (17.59%) Python
4 59 (14.82%) C#
5 49 (12.31%) C
6 42 (10.55%) Perl
7 40 (10.05%) Java
8 18 (4.52%) VC++
9 17 (4.27%) VBA
10 15 (3.77%) Bash Shell
11 13 (3.27%) JavaScript
11 13 (3.27%) Korn
12 11 (2.76%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.01%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.51%) Assembly Language
15 5 (1.26%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.01%) C-shell
17 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
18 2 (0.50%) R
18 2 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 68 (17.09%) Degree
2 10 (2.51%) PhD
3 6 (1.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.04%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.25%) MiFID
3 1 (0.25%) MISRA
3 1 (0.25%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Docker
1 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 58 (14.57%) Oracle
2 13 (3.27%) Sybase
3 10 (2.51%) OpenLink
4 6 (1.51%) Cognizant
5 4 (1.01%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.50%) Solace
7 2 (0.50%) Talarian
8 1 (0.25%) Akamai
8 1 (0.25%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.25%) Dialogic
8 1 (0.25%) Google
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.25%) Tieto
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