The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had C++ Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 431 439 431
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.030% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.031% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £338 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £390 £243
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +60.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +11.88%
C++ Programmer
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
21551 22395 23085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.71% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15332 15718 15678
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 254 329 439
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 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured C++ Programmer in the job title.

C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++ Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Programmer across the London region.

C++ Programmer Daily Rate Trend in London

C++ Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ Programmer across the London region.

C++ Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in London

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Games
3 4 (50.00%) Game Development
3 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 4 (50.00%) XAML
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (12.50%) SOLID
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Spring
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Front Office
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 1 (12.50%) Intel
6 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

C++ Programmer 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Biometrics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Game Development
2 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) XAML
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Autodesk
1 1 (12.50%) Intel