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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 405 411 402
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.020% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate £575 £475 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £346 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £528 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +36.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 23 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
3 13 (56.52%) OO
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 13 (56.52%) Unix
4 12 (52.17%) Python
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle
4 12 (52.17%) STL
4 12 (52.17%) Perl
4 12 (52.17%) SDLC
5 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database
5 11 (47.83%) Release Management
5 11 (47.83%) Database Tuning
5 11 (47.83%) OLTP
6 6 (26.09%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) C
7 5 (21.74%) Node.js
8 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
8 4 (17.39%) Android
8 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
8 4 (17.39%) ISO 8583
8 4 (17.39%) EMV
9 3 (13.04%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
10 2 (8.70%) Windows
10 2 (8.70%) C#
10 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
10 2 (8.70%) Degree
10 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
11 1 (4.35%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) OLTP
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) STL
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.35%) JMS
2 1 (4.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) EMV
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) OO
3 12 (52.17%) SDLC
4 11 (47.83%) Database Tuning
4 11 (47.83%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (4.35%) Game Development
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) Perl
3 12 (52.17%) Python
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) C
6 2 (8.70%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.35%) Scala
7 1 (4.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Akamai
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat