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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 210 239 160
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -79
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 222 183 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.00% 0.77% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.84% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 157 232
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £416 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £743 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £51.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +56.92%
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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 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 24 April 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 -23 32 £588 -7.84% 31
Canary Wharf -10 2 £558 -25.66%
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 427 (100.00%) C++
2 212 (49.65%) Linux
3 190 (44.50%) Multithreading
4 152 (35.60%) UNIX
5 131 (30.68%) Banking
6 128 (29.98%) SQL
7 122 (28.57%) Front Office
7 122 (28.57%) Finance
8 120 (28.10%) STL
9 115 (26.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 108 (25.29%) Low Latency
11 105 (24.59%) C#
12 91 (21.31%) Java
12 91 (21.31%) Investment Banking
13 85 (19.91%) Windows
14 81 (18.97%) Oracle
15 76 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
16 73 (17.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 63 (14.75%) Python
18 61 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (14.29%) Derivative
19 57 (13.35%) Fixed Income
20 53 (12.41%) OO
21 45 (10.54%) Equities
22 40 (9.37%) Degree
23 39 (9.13%) Perl
24 35 (8.20%) .NET
24 35 (8.20%) FIX Protocol
25 33 (7.73%) Middleware
26 32 (7.49%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (2.11%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.17%) IIS
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (0.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.70%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.70%) SSL
3 1 (0.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.85%) Oracle Database
2 20 (4.68%) MySQL
2 20 (4.68%) OLTP
3 19 (4.45%) SQL Server
4 17 (3.98%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.58%) KDB
6 10 (2.34%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.41%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (1.17%) Sybase IQ
10 3 (0.70%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.23%) Big Data
11 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (4.45%) Subversion
2 16 (3.75%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.11%) NUnit
4 7 (1.64%) ClearCase
5 6 (1.41%) CppUnit
6 3 (0.70%) JIRA
6 3 (0.70%) Xcode
7 1 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.23%) VTune
7 1 (0.23%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 131 (30.68%) Banking
2 122 (28.57%) Front Office
2 122 (28.57%) Finance
3 91 (21.31%) Investment Banking
4 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
4 4 (0.94%) Electronics
5 3 (0.70%) Advertising
6 2 (0.47%) Back Office
6 2 (0.47%) Retail
6 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Avionics
7 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.23%) Automotive
7 1 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (28.10%) STL
2 73 (17.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 35 (8.20%) .NET
3 35 (8.20%) FIX Protocol
4 33 (7.73%) Middleware
5 29 (6.79%) XML
6 16 (3.75%) Rendezvous
7 12 (2.81%) Ultra Messaging
8 7 (1.64%) HTML5
8 7 (1.64%) HTML
8 7 (1.64%) Web Services
9 6 (1.41%) MFC
10 5 (1.17%) JNI
10 5 (1.17%) Qt
10 5 (1.17%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.17%) SignalR
10 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.17%) OpenGL
11 4 (0.94%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 115 (26.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 76 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (14.29%) Derivative
4 57 (13.35%) Fixed Income
5 45 (10.54%) Equities
6 32 (7.49%) Algorithms
7 28 (6.56%) Grid Computing
8 21 (4.92%) Computer Science
9 18 (4.22%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.11%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.87%) Physics
11 8 (1.87%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.64%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.41%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 5 (1.17%) Open Source
15 4 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 4 (0.94%) Statistics
16 3 (0.70%) Smartphone
16 3 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 212 (49.65%) Linux
2 152 (35.60%) UNIX
3 85 (19.91%) Windows
4 10 (2.34%) Solaris
5 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.70%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (44.50%) Multithreading
2 108 (25.29%) Low Latency
3 61 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (12.41%) OO
5 30 (7.03%) Electronic Trading
5 30 (7.03%) Algorithmic Trading
6 26 (6.09%) Risk Management
7 25 (5.85%) TDD
7 25 (5.85%) Unit Testing
8 24 (5.62%) Software Engineering
9 17 (3.98%) Database Tuning
10 15 (3.51%) E-Commerce
11 14 (3.28%) Analytics
12 13 (3.04%) OOD
12 13 (3.04%) OOP
12 13 (3.04%) Scrum
13 12 (2.81%) Migration
14 10 (2.34%) Project Management
15 8 (1.87%) Market Making
15 8 (1.87%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 427 (100.00%) C++
2 128 (29.98%) SQL
3 105 (24.59%) C#
4 91 (21.31%) Java
5 63 (14.75%) Python
6 39 (9.13%) Perl
7 28 (6.56%) Shell Script
8 25 (5.85%) C
9 10 (2.34%) VBA
10 8 (1.87%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.41%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.41%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.17%) R
12 5 (1.17%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.94%) VB
13 4 (0.94%) Korn
14 3 (0.70%) Scala
14 3 (0.70%) VC++
15 1 (0.23%) Ruby
15 1 (0.23%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 40 (9.37%) Degree
2 9 (2.11%) PhD
3 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 81 (18.97%) Oracle
2 30 (7.03%) TIBCO
3 27 (6.32%) Sybase
4 9 (2.11%) IBM
5 7 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.64%) Solace
5 7 (1.64%) Talarian
6 5 (1.17%) ION Trading
7 4 (0.94%) VMware
8 3 (0.70%) DataSynapse
8 3 (0.70%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.47%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.23%) Facebook
10 1 (0.23%) Rogue Wave
10 1 (0.23%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.23%) Reuters
10 1 (0.23%) Informatica
10 1 (0.23%) Borland
10 1 (0.23%) Murex
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