The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / London
Rank 89 94 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing C++ 512 540 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.68% 2.58% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 6.00% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 412 467
Median daily rate £588 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £355 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Median hourly rate £47.50 £30.19 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £29.64 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.84 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +7.08%

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
8678 9003 8992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.38% 42.99% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6464 6670 6746
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 72 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.19 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -13.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £17.18 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 83 £600 +4.34% 59
Docklands, London -1 4 £543 -9.58%
Canary Wharf -2 4 £600 +16.78%
New Malden - 3 - -
Osterley +4 2 £438 -7.89%
Hillingdon - 2 £375 -
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Uxbridge - 1 £300 - 1
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for C++.

1 397 (40.06%) Java
2 345 (34.81%) Python
3 335 (33.80%) Linux
4 294 (29.67%) Finance
5 257 (25.93%) C#
6 240 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
7 235 (23.71%) SQL
8 221 (22.30%) Unix
9 216 (21.80%) Banking
10 210 (21.19%) Multithreading
11 203 (20.48%) Front Office
12 200 (20.18%) C
13 173 (17.46%) OO
14 157 (15.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 150 (15.14%) Degree
16 142 (14.33%) Investment Banking
17 141 (14.23%) Low Latency
18 138 (13.93%) Oracle
19 131 (13.22%) Electronic Trading
20 127 (12.82%) Software Engineering
21 125 (12.61%) Perl
22 117 (11.81%) STL
23 115 (11.60%) JavaScript
24 112 (11.30%) Windows
25 111 (11.20%) Fixed Income
26 110 (11.10%) TDD
27 108 (10.90%) SDLC
28 104 (10.49%) Computer Science
29 99 (9.99%) Algorithms
29 99 (9.99%) Analytics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 29 (2.93%) Apache
3 17 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 16 (1.61%) Confluence
4 16 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
5 10 (1.01%) SAS
6 6 (0.61%) IIS
7 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.40%) CMS
8 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.30%) IPython
10 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.20%) Drupal
10 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.10%) JBoss
11 1 (0.10%) WebORB
Applications
1 30 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.50%) MS Project
3 5 (0.50%) PaintShop Pro
4 4 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.40%) SPSS
5 2 (0.20%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.20%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.20%) Simulink
5 2 (0.20%) Stata
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.10%) MS Office
6 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.21%) RMDS
2 11 (1.11%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.30%) Summit
4 3 (0.30%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.10%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.10%) Relativity
6 1 (0.10%) SunGard Martini
6 1 (0.10%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.12%) GitHub
3 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.81%) SaaS
6 7 (0.71%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.61%) Force.com
8 5 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.50%) Heroku
9 4 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.40%) Veeva
10 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.30%) Google Play
10 3 (0.30%) Office 365
10 3 (0.30%) PaaS
11 2 (0.20%) Flurry Analytics
11 2 (0.20%) Trello
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.75%) HTTP
2 36 (3.63%) TCP/IP
3 34 (3.43%) Internet
4 19 (1.92%) Kerberos
5 17 (1.72%) SSL
6 13 (1.31%) LDAP
7 9 (0.91%) DVB
8 7 (0.71%) Firewall
8 7 (0.71%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.71%) Multicast
9 5 (0.50%) VoIP
10 4 (0.40%) LAN
10 4 (0.40%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.30%) AMQP
11 3 (0.30%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.30%) Intranet
11 3 (0.30%) IPFIX
11 3 (0.30%) MRTG
11 3 (0.30%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.16%) Big Data
2 48 (4.84%) Hadoop
3 47 (4.74%) Relational Database
4 42 (4.24%) NoSQL
4 42 (4.24%) Oracle Database
5 39 (3.94%) SQL Server
6 37 (3.73%) KDB
7 31 (3.13%) OLTP
8 27 (2.72%) Tick Data
9 25 (2.52%) MySQL
10 21 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.12%) DB2
11 19 (1.92%) Apache Hive
12 15 (1.51%) Kdb+
13 12 (1.21%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (1.01%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.81%) Data Mining
17 7 (0.71%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 77 (7.77%) Subversion
2 76 (7.67%) Git (software)
3 55 (5.55%) JIRA
4 30 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 26 (2.62%) Maven
6 22 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 19 (1.92%) Android Studio
8 18 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 18 (1.82%) Gradle
9 14 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 13 (1.31%) Xcode
11 9 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.81%) CocoaPods
12 8 (0.81%) JUnit
12 8 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
13 7 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.61%) Selenium
14 6 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.50%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 294 (29.67%) Finance
2 216 (21.80%) Banking
3 203 (20.48%) Front Office
4 142 (14.33%) Investment Banking
5 53 (5.35%) Games
6 26 (2.62%) Marketing
7 22 (2.22%) Back Office
8 12 (1.21%) Publishing
9 11 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.01%) Electronics
10 10 (1.01%) Retail
11 6 (0.61%) Legal
12 5 (0.50%) Advertising
13 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.20%) Law
15 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 690 (69.63%) Developer
2 405 (40.87%) C++ Developer
3 108 (10.90%) Java Developer
4 96 (9.69%) Python Developer
5 88 (8.88%) Quantitative Developer
6 80 (8.07%) Analyst
6 80 (8.07%) C# Developer
7 57 (5.75%) C++/C# Developer
8 56 (5.65%) Linux Developer
9 46 (4.64%) C++/Java Developer
10 43 (4.34%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 41 (4.14%) Senior Developer
12 40 (4.04%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 34 (3.43%) Low Latency C++ Developer
13 34 (3.43%) Software Engineer
14 32 (3.23%) Front Office Developer
15 30 (3.03%) Qualitative Analyst
15 30 (3.03%) Quantitative Analyst
16 29 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
16 29 (2.93%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (11.81%) STL
2 91 (9.18%) HTML
3 76 (7.67%) XML
4 74 (7.47%) .NET
5 73 (7.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 60 (6.05%) FIX Protocol
7 41 (4.14%) Web Services
8 39 (3.94%) HTML5
9 38 (3.83%) Middleware
10 37 (3.73%) JSON
10 37 (3.73%) OpenGL
11 35 (3.53%) REST
11 35 (3.53%) RESTful
12 34 (3.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 32 (3.23%) CSS
14 25 (2.52%) AngularJS
15 23 (2.32%) Qt
16 21 (2.12%) WPF
17 20 (2.02%) JNI
17 20 (2.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 157 (15.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 111 (11.20%) Fixed Income
3 104 (10.49%) Computer Science
4 99 (9.99%) Algorithms
5 81 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
6 73 (7.37%) Equities
7 71 (7.16%) Derivative
8 67 (6.76%) Mathematics
9 54 (5.45%) Market Risk
10 40 (4.04%) Data Structures
11 38 (3.83%) User Experience
12 30 (3.03%) Credit Risk
13 28 (2.83%) Physics
14 25 (2.52%) Management Information System
15 23 (2.32%) Client/Server
16 21 (2.12%) Statistics
17 20 (2.02%) N-Tier
18 19 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
19 17 (1.72%) Grid Computing
20 16 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 335 (33.80%) Linux
2 221 (22.30%) Unix
3 112 (11.30%) Windows
4 39 (3.94%) Android
5 31 (3.13%) Solaris
6 30 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.01%) MVS
8 8 (0.81%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.50%) AIX
11 5 (0.50%) HPUX
11 5 (0.50%) SUSE
12 4 (0.40%) CentOS
12 4 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.30%) Tizen
13 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (21.19%) Multithreading
3 173 (17.46%) OO
4 141 (14.23%) Low Latency
5 131 (13.22%) Electronic Trading
6 127 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 110 (11.10%) TDD
8 108 (10.90%) SDLC
9 99 (9.99%) Analytics
10 83 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (7.97%) Risk Management
12 72 (7.27%) Scrum
13 59 (5.95%) Multithreaded Programming
14 58 (5.85%) Algorithmic Trading
15 53 (5.35%) Release Management
16 50 (5.05%) DevOps
17 46 (4.64%) Unit Testing
18 45 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (4.54%) OOP
19 38 (3.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 397 (40.06%) Java
2 345 (34.81%) Python
3 257 (25.93%) C#
4 235 (23.71%) SQL
5 200 (20.18%) C
6 125 (12.61%) Perl
7 115 (11.60%) JavaScript
8 57 (5.75%) R
9 52 (5.25%) Shell Script
10 45 (4.54%) Scala
11 41 (4.14%) Bash Shell
12 36 (3.63%) PHP
13 34 (3.43%) Go
13 34 (3.43%) Objective-C
14 33 (3.33%) MATLAB
15 29 (2.93%) Ruby
16 20 (2.02%) VB
17 17 (1.72%) VBA
18 16 (1.61%) ActionScript
19 13 (1.31%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 150 (15.14%) Degree
2 53 (5.35%) PhD
3 11 (1.11%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.61%) PMP
6 5 (0.50%) MCITP
6 5 (0.50%) MCSE
6 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.20%) ACCA
9 2 (0.20%) CIMA
9 2 (0.20%) CISA
9 2 (0.20%) CISSP
10 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.77%) QA
2 22 (2.22%) MiFID
3 19 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.30%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 3 (0.30%) MISRA
5 3 (0.30%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.20%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.10%) GCP
7 1 (0.10%) ISO15022
System Software
1 14 (1.41%) Docker
2 5 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.50%) NFS
3 4 (0.40%) Squid
4 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.10%) Firmware
5 1 (0.10%) GPFS
5 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.10%) zsh
Systems Management
1 31 (3.13%) Puppet
2 29 (2.93%) Ansible
3 22 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.61%) Salt
6 5 (0.50%) SCOM
7 4 (0.40%) Terraform
8 3 (0.30%) logstash
8 3 (0.30%) MOM
9 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.20%) Nagios
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.20%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 1 (0.10%) Cacti
10 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.10%) Icinga
10 1 (0.10%) Kibana
10 1 (0.10%) Marathon
10 1 (0.10%) Mesos
Vendors
1 138 (13.93%) Oracle
2 52 (5.25%) Sybase
3 38 (3.83%) TIBCO
4 31 (3.13%) Google
5 25 (2.52%) Microsoft
6 23 (2.32%) Bloomberg
6 23 (2.32%) ION Trading
7 22 (2.22%) Solace
8 20 (2.02%) Reuters
9 18 (1.82%) Netezza
9 18 (1.82%) Teradata
10 13 (1.31%) Hortonworks
10 13 (1.31%) Splunk
11 12 (1.21%) DataSynapse
12 9 (0.91%) Cognizant
12 9 (0.91%) IBM
13 8 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.71%) Informatica
14 7 (0.71%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.71%) Tableau
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JS Agency
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKas international
Rate: 620 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FDM Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago