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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 204 214 179
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 250 240 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.00% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.08% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 196 225
Average daily rate
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£575 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £54.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £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 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 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 28 August 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 +3 70 £625 +8.69% 24
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £300 - 1
Hillingdon - 4 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £525 -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 502 (100.00%) C++
2 235 (46.81%) Linux
3 220 (43.82%) Multithreading
4 173 (34.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 162 (32.27%) STL
6 157 (31.27%) SQL
7 154 (30.68%) Banking
8 149 (29.68%) UNIX
9 144 (28.69%) Finance
10 122 (24.30%) C#
11 119 (23.71%) Low Latency
12 115 (22.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 106 (21.12%) Investment Banking
14 104 (20.72%) Oracle
15 103 (20.52%) Windows
15 103 (20.52%) Front Office
16 85 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
17 65 (12.95%) Python
18 63 (12.55%) Derivative
19 61 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
20 56 (11.16%) SDLC
21 54 (10.76%) Fixed Income
22 51 (10.16%) Java
23 49 (9.76%) OO
23 49 (9.76%) Risk Management
24 47 (9.36%) .NET
25 45 (8.96%) Algorithmic Trading
26 41 (8.17%) C
27 40 (7.97%) FIX Protocol
28 39 (7.77%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (2.99%) MQSeries
2 7 (1.39%) IIS
3 4 (0.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (2.79%) Maya
2 4 (0.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.20%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.00%) CDMA
1 5 (1.00%) 3GPP
1 5 (1.00%) 3G
1 5 (1.00%) SS7
1 5 (1.00%) SCCP
1 5 (1.00%) 2G
2 4 (0.80%) Internet
3 3 (0.60%) Multicast
3 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.60%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.77%) Oracle Database
2 24 (4.78%) OLTP
3 21 (4.18%) MySQL
4 20 (3.98%) SQL Server
5 17 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.79%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.59%) KDB
9 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.80%) DB2
11 3 (0.60%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (0.60%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (4.38%) Subversion
2 14 (2.79%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.59%) NUnit
4 9 (1.79%) JIRA
5 8 (1.59%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.20%) Hudson
7 1 (0.20%) GDB
7 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 154 (30.68%) Banking
2 144 (28.69%) Finance
3 106 (21.12%) Investment Banking
4 103 (20.52%) Front Office
5 15 (2.99%) Games
6 6 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.60%) Retail
8 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (32.27%) STL
2 115 (22.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 47 (9.36%) .NET
4 40 (7.97%) FIX Protocol
5 34 (6.77%) Middleware
6 24 (4.78%) Qt
7 21 (4.18%) Web Services
8 20 (3.98%) XML
9 19 (3.78%) Rendezvous
10 15 (2.99%) WCF
11 13 (2.59%) HTML
12 12 (2.39%) ASP.NET
13 11 (2.19%) HTML5
13 11 (2.19%) AngularJS
14 7 (1.39%) SignalR
14 7 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (1.39%) COM+
14 7 (1.39%) MFC
15 6 (1.20%) Swing
15 6 (1.20%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 173 (34.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 85 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (12.55%) Derivative
4 54 (10.76%) Fixed Income
5 38 (7.57%) Algorithms
6 34 (6.77%) Computer Science
7 32 (6.37%) Equities
8 24 (4.78%) Mobile App
9 21 (4.18%) Blackberry
10 18 (3.59%) Credit Risk
11 16 (3.19%) User Experience
11 16 (3.19%) Data Structures
11 16 (3.19%) Grid Computing
12 14 (2.79%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.99%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.79%) Physics
14 9 (1.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 8 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
15 8 (1.59%) Hedge funds
16 7 (1.39%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 235 (46.81%) Linux
2 149 (29.68%) UNIX
3 103 (20.52%) Windows
4 29 (5.78%) Solaris
5 12 (2.39%) Android
6 11 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (43.82%) Multithreading
2 119 (23.71%) Low Latency
3 61 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (11.16%) SDLC
5 49 (9.76%) Risk Management
5 49 (9.76%) OO
6 45 (8.96%) Algorithmic Trading
7 34 (6.77%) Software Engineering
8 32 (6.37%) E-Commerce
9 25 (4.98%) Electronic Trading
10 24 (4.78%) Database Tuning
10 24 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (4.18%) Mobile Application Development
12 20 (3.98%) TDD
13 19 (3.78%) Analytics
14 16 (3.19%) Unit Testing
14 16 (3.19%) Scrum
15 14 (2.79%) Performance Testing
16 12 (2.39%) Mobile Development
17 11 (2.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 502 (100.00%) C++
2 157 (31.27%) SQL
3 122 (24.30%) C#
4 65 (12.95%) Python
5 51 (10.16%) Java
6 41 (8.17%) C
7 37 (7.37%) Perl
8 18 (3.59%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.39%) Korn
9 12 (2.39%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.99%) Scala
11 6 (1.20%) VB
12 4 (0.80%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.60%) PHP
13 3 (0.60%) R
13 3 (0.60%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.60%) VC++
14 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (6.77%) Degree
2 15 (2.99%) PhD
3 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.39%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 104 (20.72%) Oracle
2 32 (6.37%) TIBCO
3 24 (4.78%) Sybase
4 15 (2.99%) IBM
5 14 (2.79%) Solace
6 12 (2.39%) Talarian
7 6 (1.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.00%) Tieto
8 5 (1.00%) Dialogic
8 5 (1.00%) VMware
9 3 (0.60%) Intel
9 3 (0.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.40%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.40%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.20%) Google
11 1 (0.20%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.20%) Tradeweb
11 1 (0.20%) Rogue Wave
11 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.20%) Murex
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