The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 425 424 415
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.031% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.033% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate £400 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £650 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +18.18%
C++ Software 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
21772 21174 22092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.71% 94.73% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15725 14535 15344
Average daily rate £463 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

C++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

C++ Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++ Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

C++ Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

C++ Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

C++ Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

C++ Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

C++ Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

C++ Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) ANSI C
6 2 (20.00%) OpenTV
6 2 (20.00%) Interactive TV
6 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (20.00%) XSD
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MetaTrader
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) OLTP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Interactive TV
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) ANSI C
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) OpenTV
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
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