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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 72 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 664 778 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.87% 3.20% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.70% 7.90% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 560 535
Average daily rate
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£550 £528 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 28 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £32.50 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £41.80 £49.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
9912 9846 8936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.84% 40.46% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7574 7108 6408
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 46 84 120
Average hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £50.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 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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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 -6 191 £550 -6.38% 82
Docklands, London +11 5 £555 -7.50%
Canary Wharf +6 2 - -
Greenford +5 1 £320 - 1
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
New Malden - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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++.

1 542 (39.77%) Java
2 461 (33.82%) Linux
3 460 (33.75%) C#
4 397 (29.13%) SQL
5 370 (27.15%) Banking
6 351 (25.75%) Finance
7 337 (24.72%) Python
8 333 (24.43%) UNIX
9 323 (23.70%) Front Office
10 309 (22.67%) Multithreading
11 279 (20.47%) Windows
12 277 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
13 248 (18.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 246 (18.05%) OO
15 239 (17.53%) Oracle
16 231 (16.95%) Investment Banking
17 223 (16.36%) C
18 194 (14.23%) .NET
19 192 (14.09%) Degree
20 186 (13.65%) Low Latency
21 178 (13.06%) TDD
22 169 (12.40%) STL
23 157 (11.52%) Derivative
24 140 (10.27%) Fixed Income
25 134 (9.83%) Computer Science
26 133 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
26 133 (9.76%) Software Engineering
27 124 (9.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
28 114 (8.36%) XML
29 113 (8.29%) SQL Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 13 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
3 12 (0.88%) Apache Spark
3 12 (0.88%) Apache
4 11 (0.81%) WebLogic
5 10 (0.73%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.59%) Node.js
7 7 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
8 6 (0.44%) IIS
9 5 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.37%) Drupal
9 5 (0.37%) Oracle 10gAS
9 5 (0.37%) Confluence
10 4 (0.29%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.29%) Moodle
10 4 (0.29%) CMS
11 3 (0.22%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 52 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.17%) MS Project
3 14 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.66%) MS Office
5 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.22%) FrameMaker
6 3 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.073%) Maya
8 1 (0.073%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.073%) MODO
Business Applications
1 12 (0.88%) IntelliMatch
2 8 (0.59%) Murex MxG2000
3 7 (0.51%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.37%) RMDS
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.37%) Summit
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.073%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.073%) Tridion
5 1 (0.073%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.15%) Heroku
5 2 (0.15%) SaaS
5 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.073%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.93%) TCP/IP
2 13 (0.95%) HTTP
3 11 (0.81%) LDAP
3 11 (0.81%) DNS
4 10 (0.73%) SAN
4 10 (0.73%) Firewall
5 9 (0.66%) NAS
5 9 (0.66%) Multicast
6 8 (0.59%) DSL
7 6 (0.44%) Intranet
7 6 (0.44%) Internet
8 5 (0.37%) SSL
8 5 (0.37%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.37%) tcpdump
9 4 (0.29%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.29%) DVB
9 4 (0.29%) Extranet
9 4 (0.29%) VPN
9 4 (0.29%) VoIP
9 4 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 58 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 52 (3.82%) Big Data
5 48 (3.52%) MySQL
6 34 (2.49%) Hadoop
7 32 (2.35%) NoSQL
7 32 (2.35%) KDB
8 22 (1.61%) OLTP
9 19 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 13 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (0.95%) Apache Hive
10 13 (0.95%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.88%) ObjectStore
11 12 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (3.45%) Subversion
2 24 (1.76%) JIRA
3 22 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.47%) Maven
5 16 (1.17%) Xcode
6 15 (1.10%) JUnit
7 14 (1.03%) TeamCity
7 14 (1.03%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.03%) NUnit
8 11 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (0.81%) ClearCase
8 11 (0.81%) GDB
9 9 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.66%) Mockito
9 9 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.51%) WebDriver
11 7 (0.51%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 370 (27.15%) Banking
2 351 (25.75%) Finance
3 323 (23.70%) Front Office
4 231 (16.95%) Investment Banking
5 22 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.32%) Law
6 18 (1.32%) Games
7 17 (1.25%) Electronics
7 17 (1.25%) Marketing
8 16 (1.17%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.88%) Billing
10 10 (0.73%) Retail
11 9 (0.66%) Back Office
11 9 (0.66%) Advertising
12 7 (0.51%) Legal
13 5 (0.37%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.37%) Publishing
14 3 (0.22%) Military
15 2 (0.15%) Avionics
15 2 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1035 (75.94%) Developer
2 490 (35.95%) C++ Developer
3 126 (9.24%) Java Developer
4 101 (7.41%) Quantitative Developer
5 100 (7.34%) Python Developer
6 85 (6.24%) C# Developer
7 82 (6.02%) Analyst
8 75 (5.50%) Senior Developer
9 56 (4.11%) Software Engineer
10 55 (4.04%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 42 (3.08%) Support Analyst
12 37 (2.71%) C++/C# Developer
13 36 (2.64%) Architect
13 36 (2.64%) Front Office Developer
14 33 (2.42%) Qt Developer
15 26 (1.91%) Senior C++ Developer
16 25 (1.83%) Software Developer
16 25 (1.83%) iOS Developer
17 22 (1.61%) Programmer
17 22 (1.61%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (14.23%) .NET
2 169 (12.40%) STL
3 124 (9.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 114 (8.36%) XML
5 82 (6.02%) FIX Protocol
6 79 (5.80%) HTML
7 67 (4.92%) Middleware
8 50 (3.67%) Qt
9 46 (3.37%) Spring
9 46 (3.37%) Web Services
10 43 (3.15%) HTML5
10 43 (3.15%) Hibernate
11 41 (3.01%) OpenGL
12 36 (2.64%) CSS
13 34 (2.49%) WCF
13 34 (2.49%) WPF
14 25 (1.83%) XSLT
14 25 (1.83%) Django
15 24 (1.76%) REST
15 24 (1.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 248 (18.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 157 (11.52%) Derivative
3 140 (10.27%) Fixed Income
4 134 (9.83%) Computer Science
5 133 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
6 84 (6.16%) Mathematics
7 73 (5.36%) Grid Computing
8 70 (5.14%) Equities
9 63 (4.62%) Algorithms
10 55 (4.04%) Open Source
11 42 (3.08%) Physics
11 42 (3.08%) Credit Risk
12 33 (2.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 30 (2.20%) User Experience
14 28 (2.05%) Credit Derivative
15 25 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 25 (1.83%) Social Media
16 23 (1.69%) Statistics
17 17 (1.25%) Data Structures
17 17 (1.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 461 (33.82%) Linux
2 333 (24.43%) UNIX
3 279 (20.47%) Windows
4 49 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 42 (3.08%) Android
6 36 (2.64%) Solaris
7 19 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.66%) Debian
11 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.44%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.44%) Nucleus RTOS
12 5 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.37%) ThreadX
12 5 (0.37%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.22%) AIX
13 3 (0.22%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (22.67%) Multithreading
2 277 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (18.05%) OO
4 186 (13.65%) Low Latency
5 178 (13.06%) TDD
6 133 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 113 (8.29%) Analytics
8 73 (5.36%) Risk Management
9 54 (3.96%) Electronic Trading
10 51 (3.74%) OOP
11 41 (3.01%) Algorithmic Trading
11 41 (3.01%) OOD
11 41 (3.01%) Pair Programming
12 38 (2.79%) Scrum
13 37 (2.71%) E-Commerce
13 37 (2.71%) Project Management
14 32 (2.35%) iOS Development
14 32 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (2.05%) Software Architecture
16 27 (1.98%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 542 (39.77%) Java
2 460 (33.75%) C#
3 397 (29.13%) SQL
4 337 (24.72%) Python
5 223 (16.36%) C
6 104 (7.63%) Perl
7 86 (6.31%) Shell Script
8 84 (6.16%) JavaScript
9 48 (3.52%) Ruby
10 44 (3.23%) Scala
11 40 (2.93%) VB
12 38 (2.79%) PHP
13 36 (2.64%) VBA
14 34 (2.49%) PL/SQL
15 32 (2.35%) VC++
16 31 (2.27%) R
17 27 (1.98%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.47%) Bash Shell
19 19 (1.39%) PowerShell
20 18 (1.32%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 192 (14.09%) Degree
2 37 (2.71%) PhD
3 22 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.37%) CISSP
5 5 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.29%) MCSA
6 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.15%) CCNA
7 2 (0.15%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.073%) CEH
8 1 (0.073%) ISEB
8 1 (0.073%) CISA
8 1 (0.073%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.073%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.45%) QA
2 6 (0.44%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.37%) Basel III
3 5 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.073%) SLA
5 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (0.59%) Platform Symphony
1 8 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.22%) NFS
3 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.15%) HDFS
3 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.073%) RACF
4 1 (0.073%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
2 10 (0.73%) Puppet
3 9 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.22%) Nagios
4 3 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.15%) Opsview
5 2 (0.15%) Oozie
5 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.073%) WMI
6 1 (0.073%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.073%) Control-M
6 1 (0.073%) OpenView
6 1 (0.073%) SCOM
6 1 (0.073%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.073%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.073%) SCSM
6 1 (0.073%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.073%) Ambari
Vendors
1 239 (17.53%) Oracle
2 83 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 78 (5.72%) Sybase
4 36 (2.64%) TIBCO
5 25 (1.83%) DataSynapse
6 22 (1.61%) Perforce
7 17 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.17%) Murex
8 16 (1.17%) ION Trading
9 15 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.95%) Adobe
11 11 (0.81%) Google
11 11 (0.81%) Reuters
11 11 (0.81%) Bloomberg
12 10 (0.73%) IBM
13 9 (0.66%) Cisco
13 9 (0.66%) Fidessa
14 7 (0.51%) Informatica
14 7 (0.51%) F5
14 7 (0.51%) Cloudera
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £440.00 - £540.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £150 - £250 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago