The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Programmer
Rank 417 409 421
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.029% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.031% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -35.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £243 £216
% change year-on-year
+44.32% +12.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.75 -
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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
21947 22424 23496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.53% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15477 15302 16131
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 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 411 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Programmer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) SDLC
5 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) Sybase
7 3 (25.00%) STL
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Derivative
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
8 2 (16.67%) Perl
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (16.67%) Equities
9 1 (8.33%) Migration
9 1 (8.33%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) STL
2 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO