The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 68 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs citing C++ 666 1028 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.74% 4.08% 3.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.60% 9.24% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 725 561
Average daily rate
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£550 £530 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 55
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £59.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
C++
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10088 11120 10503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.55% 44.12% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7127 7896 7315
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 146
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £17.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in London

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in London

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in London

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in London

C++
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++ within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 183 £575 +4.54% 112
Docklands, London +2 2 £550 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £438 -
New Malden - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 7
Harrow - - - - 5
Hounslow - - - - 4
Ilford - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - - 1
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++.

1 483 (37.65%) Java
2 417 (32.50%) Linux
3 396 (30.87%) C#
4 375 (29.23%) SQL
5 359 (27.98%) Python
6 317 (24.71%) UNIX
7 309 (24.08%) Banking
8 304 (23.69%) Finance
9 303 (23.62%) Front Office
10 271 (21.12%) C
11 246 (19.17%) Degree
12 227 (17.69%) Multithreading
13 221 (17.23%) OO
14 202 (15.74%) Windows
14 202 (15.74%) Oracle
15 195 (15.20%) Investment Banking
16 194 (15.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 163 (12.70%) Fixed Income
18 159 (12.39%) Analytics
19 156 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
19 156 (12.16%) TDD
20 155 (12.08%) Low Latency
21 151 (11.77%) Derivative
22 147 (11.46%) Perl
23 145 (11.30%) Software Engineering
24 143 (11.15%) Computer Science
25 139 (10.83%) STL
26 120 (9.35%) .NET
27 118 (9.20%) XML
28 112 (8.73%) JavaScript

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (2.26%) WebSphere
2 20 (1.56%) Node.js
3 17 (1.33%) Apache
4 12 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.78%) IIS
7 9 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.62%) TIBCO EMS
8 8 (0.62%) ColdFusion
8 8 (0.62%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.47%) SAS
9 6 (0.47%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.31%) Moodle
10 4 (0.31%) Drupal
10 4 (0.31%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.31%) CMS
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.09%) MS Office
3 7 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.39%) MS Project
4 5 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.23%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.078%) Maya
7 1 (0.078%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.078%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (0.55%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.31%) RMDS
3 4 (0.31%) Summit
3 4 (0.31%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.23%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.16%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.078%) Tridion
6 1 (0.078%) Endur
6 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.078%) AWD
6 1 (0.078%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.078%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.31%) GitHub
5 3 (0.23%) Heroku
5 3 (0.23%) Force.com
6 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.16%) SaaS
6 2 (0.16%) PaaS
6 2 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.83%) TCP/IP
2 37 (2.88%) HTTP
3 18 (1.40%) Multicast
4 12 (0.94%) VoIP
5 10 (0.78%) Firewall
6 8 (0.62%) Internet
6 8 (0.62%) LDAP
7 6 (0.47%) DSL
8 4 (0.31%) DVB
8 4 (0.31%) SSL
9 3 (0.23%) DNS
9 3 (0.23%) Intranet
9 3 (0.23%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.16%) VPN
10 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.078%) ATM
11 1 (0.078%) LAN
11 1 (0.078%) WAN
11 1 (0.078%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (8.34%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.85%) Relational Database
3 64 (4.99%) MySQL
4 39 (3.04%) Big Data
5 33 (2.57%) Oracle Database
6 32 (2.49%) NoSQL
7 30 (2.34%) Hadoop
7 30 (2.34%) KDB
8 29 (2.26%) RDBMS
9 20 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 20 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.25%) ObjectStore
12 15 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (0.94%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.86%) OLTP
17 7 (0.55%) Data Mining
17 7 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 60 (4.68%) Subversion
2 31 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.64%) Maven
4 19 (1.48%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.40%) JIRA
6 16 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 16 (1.25%) JUnit
7 15 (1.17%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.09%) Xcode
9 13 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (0.94%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.78%) Mockito
12 7 (0.55%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.55%) Selenium
13 6 (0.47%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.47%) NUnit
13 6 (0.47%) ProC
13 6 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.39%) Ant
14 5 (0.39%) Grunt
General
1 309 (24.08%) Banking
2 304 (23.69%) Finance
3 303 (23.62%) Front Office
4 195 (15.20%) Investment Banking
5 32 (2.49%) Electronics
6 28 (2.18%) Financial Institution
7 26 (2.03%) Retail
8 24 (1.87%) Games
9 19 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.86%) Back Office
10 11 (0.86%) Marketing
11 8 (0.62%) Publishing
11 8 (0.62%) Law
12 6 (0.47%) Legal
13 4 (0.31%) German Language
13 4 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.31%) Advertising
14 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.23%) iGaming
15 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 940 (73.27%) Developer
2 408 (31.80%) C++ Developer
3 118 (9.20%) Python Developer
4 115 (8.96%) Quantitative Developer
5 103 (8.03%) Analyst
6 102 (7.95%) Java Developer
7 88 (6.86%) C# Developer
8 80 (6.24%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 66 (5.14%) Software Engineer
10 57 (4.44%) Senior Developer
11 40 (3.12%) Front Office Developer
12 38 (2.96%) Architect
13 34 (2.65%) iOS Developer
14 31 (2.42%) C++/C# Developer
14 31 (2.42%) Quantitative Analyst
15 29 (2.26%) Junior
15 29 (2.26%) Support Analyst
15 29 (2.26%) Senior C++ Developer
16 28 (2.18%) Programmer
17 25 (1.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (10.83%) STL
2 120 (9.35%) .NET
3 118 (9.20%) XML
4 100 (7.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 88 (6.86%) HTML
6 62 (4.83%) Web Services
7 57 (4.44%) Spring
8 48 (3.74%) FIX Protocol
9 41 (3.20%) CSS
10 40 (3.12%) Django
10 40 (3.12%) Qt
11 39 (3.04%) HTML5
12 34 (2.65%) JSON
13 33 (2.57%) WCF
13 33 (2.57%) jQuery
13 33 (2.57%) Middleware
14 31 (2.42%) OpenGL
15 28 (2.18%) SOAP
16 27 (2.10%) REST
17 24 (1.87%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 194 (15.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 163 (12.70%) Fixed Income
3 151 (11.77%) Derivative
4 143 (11.15%) Computer Science
5 78 (6.08%) Mathematics
6 67 (5.22%) Open Source
7 55 (4.29%) Credit Risk
8 51 (3.98%) Equities
9 38 (2.96%) Physics
10 33 (2.57%) Market Risk
10 33 (2.57%) Grid Computing
10 33 (2.57%) Credit Derivative
11 32 (2.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 32 (2.49%) Statistics
12 30 (2.34%) Social Media
13 26 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
14 19 (1.48%) iPhone
15 18 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 17 (1.33%) Mobile App
17 16 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 417 (32.50%) Linux
2 317 (24.71%) UNIX
3 202 (15.74%) Windows
4 56 (4.36%) Android
5 54 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.42%) Solaris
7 13 (1.01%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.70%) Debian
11 8 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.47%) AIX
13 5 (0.39%) MVS
13 5 (0.39%) VME
14 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.23%) SUSE
15 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (17.69%) Multithreading
2 221 (17.23%) OO
3 159 (12.39%) Analytics
4 156 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (12.16%) TDD
5 155 (12.08%) Low Latency
6 145 (11.30%) Software Engineering
7 94 (7.33%) Risk Management
8 55 (4.29%) OOP
9 50 (3.90%) Electronic Trading
10 42 (3.27%) Unit Testing
11 41 (3.20%) iOS Development
11 41 (3.20%) Scrum
12 39 (3.04%) OOD
12 39 (3.04%) Workflow
13 36 (2.81%) Validation
14 32 (2.49%) Project Management
15 31 (2.42%) Algorithmic Trading
16 29 (2.26%) Android Development
16 29 (2.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 483 (37.65%) Java
2 396 (30.87%) C#
3 375 (29.23%) SQL
4 359 (27.98%) Python
5 271 (21.12%) C
6 147 (11.46%) Perl
7 112 (8.73%) JavaScript
8 88 (6.86%) Shell Script
9 80 (6.24%) Scala
10 57 (4.44%) VBA
11 53 (4.13%) Ruby
12 44 (3.43%) PHP
13 35 (2.73%) Objective-C
14 26 (2.03%) R
15 25 (1.95%) VB
16 23 (1.79%) VC++
16 23 (1.79%) Embedded C
17 22 (1.71%) VB.NET
18 16 (1.25%) Assembly Language
19 13 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 246 (19.17%) Degree
2 56 (4.36%) PhD
3 9 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.47%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.47%) MBA
5 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.31%) MCSD
6 4 (0.31%) MCSE
7 1 (0.078%) MCSA
7 1 (0.078%) HND
7 1 (0.078%) ISEB
7 1 (0.078%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.078%) CCNA
7 1 (0.078%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.078%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.078%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.078%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.078%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.078%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.95%) QA
2 8 (0.62%) Basel III
3 5 (0.39%) CRD IV
3 5 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.23%) EMIR
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.078%) SLA
7 1 (0.078%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (0.47%) Varnish
2 4 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.16%) HDFS
3 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.16%) NFS
4 1 (0.078%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.078%) RACF
4 1 (0.078%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.078%) Snort
4 1 (0.078%) Nmap
4 1 (0.078%) Squid
4 1 (0.078%) KVM
4 1 (0.078%) Xen
4 1 (0.078%) qmail
4 1 (0.078%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.078%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.078%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.078%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 15 (1.17%) Puppet
2 13 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.31%) Control-M
6 3 (0.23%) Nagios
6 3 (0.23%) Tivoli NetView
7 2 (0.16%) SCCM
7 2 (0.16%) Oozie
7 2 (0.16%) Nessus
8 1 (0.078%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.078%) WMI
8 1 (0.078%) Salt
8 1 (0.078%) logstash
8 1 (0.078%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.078%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.078%) Cacti
Vendors
1 202 (15.74%) Oracle
2 74 (5.77%) Sybase
3 57 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 25 (1.95%) TIBCO
5 21 (1.64%) Perforce
5 21 (1.64%) ION Trading
6 16 (1.25%) Adobe
7 15 (1.17%) Bloomberg
8 13 (1.01%) IBM
9 11 (0.86%) DataSynapse
10 10 (0.78%) Reuters
11 9 (0.70%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.62%) 29West
12 8 (0.62%) Google
12 8 (0.62%) Infragistics
12 8 (0.62%) Informatica
13 7 (0.55%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.55%) DevExpress
14 6 (0.47%) Teradata
14 6 (0.47%) Ab Initio
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £45 to £60 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £39.32 - £47.34 per hour + Flexibility in Hours
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago