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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 287 201 204
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +3
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 166 276 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 1.16% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.23% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 210 224
Median daily rate £550 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +9.28%
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
21853 22482 23040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.93% 94.67% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15576 15736 15657
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 330 442
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 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -22 14 £500 -20.00% 18
Croydon - 3 £365 -
Canary Wharf +2 2 £325 -38.09%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 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 25 August 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.

1 354 (100.00%) C++
2 168 (47.46%) Linux
3 116 (32.77%) Python
4 102 (28.81%) OO
5 96 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (25.99%) Multithreading
7 86 (24.29%) C#
8 85 (24.01%) SQL
9 84 (23.73%) Java
10 82 (23.16%) STL
11 78 (22.03%) Unix
12 74 (20.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 72 (20.34%) Front Office
14 70 (19.77%) Finance
15 67 (18.93%) Oracle
16 55 (15.54%) Low Latency
16 55 (15.54%) Software Engineering
17 48 (13.56%) Windows
17 48 (13.56%) TDD
18 41 (11.58%) Banking
18 41 (11.58%) Release Management
19 40 (11.30%) Electronic Trading
19 40 (11.30%) OLTP
19 40 (11.30%) Perl
20 36 (10.17%) C
21 34 (9.60%) Fixed Income
22 30 (8.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 30 (8.47%) SDLC
23 29 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
24 27 (7.63%) 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 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.85%) SAS
3 2 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) Apache
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) RMDS
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Endur
3 1 (0.28%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.28%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.28%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.28%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.80%) HTTP
2 10 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.56%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) Multicast
4 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.28%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) Network Security
4 1 (0.28%) Skype
4 1 (0.28%) Softphone
4 1 (0.28%) Unicast
4 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.30%) OLTP
2 23 (6.50%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.52%) MySQL
4 14 (3.95%) ObjectStore
5 11 (3.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.26%) KDB
7 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.41%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.56%) Big Data
10 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.37%) JIRA
2 19 (5.37%) Subversion
3 9 (2.54%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (1.41%) Qt Creator
6 4 (1.13%) NUnit
6 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.85%) GoogleTest
8 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.56%) Maven
8 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.28%) FxCop
9 1 (0.28%) GDB
9 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.28%) NuGet
9 1 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.28%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.28%) StyleCop
General
1 72 (20.34%) Front Office
2 70 (19.77%) Finance
3 41 (11.58%) Banking
4 26 (7.34%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.95%) Games
6 3 (0.85%) Back Office
6 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.56%) Electronics
7 2 (0.56%) French Language
7 2 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (23.16%) STL
2 30 (8.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 22 (6.21%) .NET
4 19 (5.37%) FIX Protocol
5 17 (4.80%) RESTful
6 16 (4.52%) XML
7 14 (3.95%) Django
7 14 (3.95%) JSON
7 14 (3.95%) Rendezvous
7 14 (3.95%) Twisted
7 14 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
7 14 (3.95%) WPF
7 14 (3.95%) ZeroMQ
8 13 (3.67%) HTML
8 13 (3.67%) Middleware
8 13 (3.67%) Qt
8 13 (3.67%) Web Services
9 12 (3.39%) OpenGL
10 11 (3.11%) WinForms
11 10 (2.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 74 (20.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 34 (9.60%) Fixed Income
3 29 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (7.63%) Derivative
5 22 (6.21%) Algorithms
6 15 (4.24%) Device Driver
6 15 (4.24%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (3.39%) Mathematics
8 11 (3.11%) Grid Computing
8 11 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.82%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.54%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.54%) Equities
10 9 (2.54%) User Experience
11 8 (2.26%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (2.26%) Hedge funds
11 8 (2.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 6 (1.69%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 168 (47.46%) Linux
2 78 (22.03%) Unix
3 48 (13.56%) Windows
4 11 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.26%) Android
6 4 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (28.81%) OO
2 96 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (25.99%) Multithreading
4 55 (15.54%) Low Latency
4 55 (15.54%) Software Engineering
5 48 (13.56%) TDD
6 41 (11.58%) Release Management
7 40 (11.30%) Electronic Trading
8 30 (8.47%) SDLC
9 25 (7.06%) Scrum
10 23 (6.50%) Algorithmic Trading
10 23 (6.50%) Database Tuning
10 23 (6.50%) Risk Management
11 17 (4.80%) High Availability
11 17 (4.80%) Market Making
11 17 (4.80%) Unit Testing
12 15 (4.24%) OOD
13 14 (3.95%) API Development
14 13 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (3.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 354 (100.00%) C++
2 116 (32.77%) Python
3 86 (24.29%) C#
4 85 (24.01%) SQL
5 84 (23.73%) Java
6 40 (11.30%) Perl
7 36 (10.17%) C
8 21 (5.93%) JavaScript
9 16 (4.52%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.54%) VBA
11 8 (2.26%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.98%) VB
13 6 (1.69%) VC++
14 4 (1.13%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.13%) R
14 4 (1.13%) Ruby
15 3 (0.85%) Ada
15 3 (0.85%) ANSI C
15 3 (0.85%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (5.65%) Degree
2 10 (2.82%) PhD
3 7 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (18.93%) Oracle
2 16 (4.52%) TIBCO
3 10 (2.82%) Informatica
4 8 (2.26%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.41%) ION Trading
5 5 (1.41%) Reuters
6 4 (1.13%) Solace
6 4 (1.13%) Sybase
7 3 (0.85%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.85%) OpenTV
8 2 (0.56%) Google
8 2 (0.56%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) Dell
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) Intel
9 1 (0.28%) MapR
9 1 (0.28%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.28%) SunGard
London
EXCELerate
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago