The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 405 422 363
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -59
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 4 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.008% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.009% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Average daily rate
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£800 £330 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.45 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-8.13% -
C++ Software Engineer
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

C++ Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

C++ Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

C++ Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Chessington - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
City of London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) C++
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) STL
3 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
3 6 (46.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) Cognizant
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
6 3 (23.08%) Physics
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
6 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
7 2 (15.38%) OAuth
7 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) STL
1 6 (46.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) OAuth
4 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
1 3 (23.08%) Physics
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
3 5 (38.46%) Software Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Low Latency
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cognizant
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle