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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 207 174 199
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 240 306 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.00% 1.22% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.32% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 225 186
Average daily rate
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£575 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £401 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £54.00 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
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
22179 23233 24249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.51% 92.90% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15073 15935 15950
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 73 £575 +0.87% 36
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 411 (100.00%) C++
2 225 (54.74%) Linux
3 166 (40.39%) UNIX
4 134 (32.60%) SQL
5 120 (29.20%) Multithreading
6 113 (27.49%) Banking
7 110 (26.76%) STL
7 110 (26.76%) Python
8 106 (25.79%) Finance
9 100 (24.33%) Oracle
10 95 (23.11%) Windows
11 94 (22.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 81 (19.71%) Front Office
13 76 (18.49%) C#
14 74 (18.00%) Degree
15 71 (17.27%) Investment Banking
16 69 (16.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 65 (15.82%) Low Latency
18 60 (14.60%) OO
19 55 (13.38%) Perl
19 55 (13.38%) Fixed Income
20 54 (13.14%) Derivative
21 49 (11.92%) Software Engineering
22 47 (11.44%) C
23 44 (10.71%) Java
23 44 (10.71%) Analytics
24 42 (10.22%) Shell Script
25 36 (8.76%) Computer Science
26 35 (8.52%) Qt
26 35 (8.52%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (4.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.49%) Confluence
3 2 (0.49%) Node.js
4 1 (0.24%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (0.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.43%) Multicast
3 8 (1.95%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.08%) Relational Database
2 23 (5.60%) RDBMS
3 16 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (3.89%) ObjectStore
3 16 (3.89%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.68%) OLTP
5 7 (1.70%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.22%) MySQL
6 5 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.22%) Big Data
7 4 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.24%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (2.43%) Subversion
2 5 (1.22%) JIRA
3 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.24%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) NUnit
General
1 113 (27.49%) Banking
2 106 (25.79%) Finance
3 81 (19.71%) Front Office
4 71 (17.27%) Investment Banking
5 24 (5.84%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.70%) Retail
7 4 (0.97%) Marketing
8 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (26.76%) STL
2 69 (16.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 35 (8.52%) Qt
4 30 (7.30%) XML
5 22 (5.35%) OpenGL
6 21 (5.11%) Django
7 20 (4.87%) FIX Protocol
8 18 (4.38%) Twisted
9 17 (4.14%) WebSphere MQ
10 16 (3.89%) ZeroMQ
11 13 (3.16%) Web Services
12 12 (2.92%) .NET
13 9 (2.19%) WCF
14 8 (1.95%) WPF
15 7 (1.70%) RESTful
15 7 (1.70%) MFC
16 6 (1.46%) Middleware
17 5 (1.22%) SOAP
17 5 (1.22%) WSDL
17 5 (1.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 94 (22.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 55 (13.38%) Fixed Income
3 54 (13.14%) Derivative
4 36 (8.76%) Computer Science
5 26 (6.33%) Credit Risk
6 24 (5.84%) Mathematics
7 21 (5.11%) Credit Derivative
8 16 (3.89%) Grid Computing
8 16 (3.89%) Open Source
9 11 (2.68%) Physics
10 10 (2.43%) Market Risk
11 7 (1.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (1.46%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.46%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.22%) Statistics
13 5 (1.22%) Equities
14 4 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 4 (0.97%) CUDA
15 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
15 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 225 (54.74%) Linux
2 166 (40.39%) UNIX
3 95 (23.11%) Windows
4 20 (4.87%) Solaris
5 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Debian
7 1 (0.24%) Android
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (29.20%) Multithreading
2 65 (15.82%) Low Latency
3 60 (14.60%) OO
4 49 (11.92%) Software Engineering
5 44 (10.71%) Analytics
6 35 (8.52%) TDD
7 24 (5.84%) OOD
8 23 (5.60%) Pair Programming
9 22 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (5.11%) Risk Management
11 19 (4.62%) Validation
12 16 (3.89%) Refactoring
13 14 (3.41%) Unit Testing
14 13 (3.16%) Regression Testing
14 13 (3.16%) Configuration Management
15 11 (2.68%) Project Management
15 11 (2.68%) Database Tuning
16 10 (2.43%) Electronic Trading
17 9 (2.19%) Workflow
18 8 (1.95%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 411 (100.00%) C++
2 134 (32.60%) SQL
3 110 (26.76%) Python
4 76 (18.49%) C#
5 55 (13.38%) Perl
6 47 (11.44%) C
7 44 (10.71%) Java
8 42 (10.22%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.43%) VBA
10 9 (2.19%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.46%) Scala
12 4 (0.97%) C++/CLI
13 3 (0.73%) VB
14 2 (0.49%) PHP
14 2 (0.49%) Haskell
14 2 (0.49%) Erlang
14 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.49%) VC++
14 2 (0.49%) Korn
14 2 (0.49%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 74 (18.00%) Degree
2 14 (3.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.87%) QA
2 4 (0.97%) Basel III
3 2 (0.49%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) Control-M
2 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 100 (24.33%) Oracle
2 19 (4.62%) Sybase
3 7 (1.70%) DataSynapse
4 3 (0.73%) Bloomberg
4 3 (0.73%) Perforce
4 3 (0.73%) 29West
4 3 (0.73%) Red Hat
4 3 (0.73%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.49%) Reuters
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.49%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.24%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.24%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (0.24%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe
6 1 (0.24%) IBM
6 1 (0.24%) Apple
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