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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Developer
Rank 427 423 407
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.009% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£600 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
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
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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
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++ Software Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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 - 2 £600 - 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
C++ Software Developer
England

C++ Software Developer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (83.33%) Physics
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) CUDA
4 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) STL
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) STL
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (83.33%) Physics
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) CUDA
3 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
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