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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 121 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
-45 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 485 634 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.11% 2.67% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.78% 6.26% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 470 514
Median daily rate £505 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £374 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Median hourly rate £27.17 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% +5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £35.00 £34.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
10146 10130 10062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.07% 42.66% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7574 7424 7111
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 73 64
Median hourly rate £35.27 £27.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.94% -18.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £16.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £51.30 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -30 67 £500 -20.00% 45
Croydon -10 5 £365 -18.88%
Docklands, London +14 4 £613 +19.51%
Uxbridge - 3 £305 - 2
Canary Wharf 0 2 £325 -38.82%
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Bromley -1 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -5 1 £175 -41.66%
Chiswick - 1 - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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++.

1 455 (44.09%) Java
2 355 (34.40%) Python
3 343 (33.24%) Linux
4 329 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
5 317 (30.72%) C#
6 290 (28.10%) Finance
7 275 (26.65%) SQL
8 216 (20.93%) C
9 191 (18.51%) Unix
10 168 (16.28%) Oracle
10 168 (16.28%) Front Office
11 163 (15.79%) Multithreading
12 159 (15.41%) Banking
13 157 (15.21%) OO
14 152 (14.73%) Windows
15 151 (14.63%) TDD
16 149 (14.44%) Software Engineering
17 147 (14.24%) Perl
18 139 (13.47%) Degree
19 138 (13.37%) .NET
20 136 (13.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 135 (13.08%) JavaScript
22 106 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
23 105 (10.17%) Scrum
24 101 (9.79%) HTML
25 100 (9.69%) Low Latency
26 96 (9.30%) DevOps
27 92 (8.91%) STL
27 92 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
28 90 (8.72%) XML

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 41 (3.97%) Apache
2 37 (3.59%) Tomcat
3 29 (2.81%) Confluence
4 22 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 18 (1.74%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.55%) IIS
7 14 (1.36%) SAS
8 11 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.48%) JBoss
11 5 (0.48%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.29%) CMS
13 3 (0.29%) Drupal
13 3 (0.29%) Jetty
13 3 (0.29%) MTS
13 3 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.19%) Tuxedo
14 2 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 21 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.68%) MS Office
4 7 (0.68%) PaintShop Pro
5 5 (0.48%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.19%) Stata
7 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.097%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.097%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.097%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.097%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.97%) RMDS
2 6 (0.58%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.39%) Relativity
4 3 (0.29%) FINCAD Analytics
5 2 (0.19%) Endur
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.097%) Kondor
6 1 (0.097%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.097%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.097%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.03%) GitHub
4 18 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.36%) PaaS
6 4 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.39%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.19%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.097%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.097%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.097%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.097%) Force.com
9 1 (0.097%) Heroku
9 1 (0.097%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.097%) Office 365
9 1 (0.097%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.097%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.75%) HTTP
2 27 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.94%) Firewall
4 18 (1.74%) VoIP
5 16 (1.55%) Internet
6 11 (1.07%) Kerberos
6 11 (1.07%) LAN
7 9 (0.87%) SSL
7 9 (0.87%) VPN
7 9 (0.87%) WAN
8 8 (0.78%) DVB
8 8 (0.78%) Wireless
9 7 (0.68%) DNS
10 6 (0.58%) DHCP
11 4 (0.39%) IPsec
11 4 (0.39%) LDAP
11 4 (0.39%) Network Security
11 4 (0.39%) SNMP
11 4 (0.39%) Softphone
12 3 (0.29%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 48 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 40 (3.88%) OLTP
4 39 (3.78%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.00%) MySQL
6 28 (2.71%) Hadoop
7 27 (2.62%) DB2
8 22 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (1.84%) KDB
10 18 (1.74%) Big Data
10 18 (1.74%) MongoDB
11 17 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.55%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.36%) Data Mining
13 14 (1.36%) ObjectStore
14 12 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (0.68%) HBase
Development Applications
1 69 (6.69%) Git (software)
2 66 (6.40%) JIRA
3 58 (5.62%) Jenkins
4 51 (4.94%) Subversion
5 30 (2.91%) Maven
6 28 (2.71%) Visual Studio
7 26 (2.52%) TeamCity
8 22 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (1.84%) JUnit
10 17 (1.65%) Gradle
11 15 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (1.26%) Bitbucket
14 12 (1.16%) NUnit
15 11 (1.07%) MSBuild
15 11 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (0.97%) Ant
16 10 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (0.87%) Mockito
17 9 (0.87%) Selenium
General
1 290 (28.10%) Finance
2 168 (16.28%) Front Office
3 159 (15.41%) Banking
4 80 (7.75%) Investment Banking
5 47 (4.55%) Games
6 19 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.55%) Back Office
8 13 (1.26%) Marketing
9 9 (0.87%) Publishing
10 8 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.68%) Legal
12 6 (0.58%) Electronics
12 6 (0.58%) French Language
13 4 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.39%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.29%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.29%) Retail
15 2 (0.19%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.097%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.097%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 644 (62.40%) Developer
2 354 (34.30%) C++ Developer
3 121 (11.72%) C# Developer
4 93 (9.01%) Java Developer
5 86 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 80 (7.75%) Analyst
7 71 (6.88%) C++/C# Developer
8 62 (6.01%) Quantitative Developer
9 58 (5.62%) Linux Developer
10 52 (5.04%) Software Engineer
11 49 (4.75%) C++/Java Developer
12 40 (3.88%) Unix Developer
13 38 (3.68%) Agile Developer
14 36 (3.49%) Senior Developer
15 35 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
16 34 (3.29%) Architect
16 34 (3.29%) Linux Engineer
17 33 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
18 32 (3.10%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
19 29 (2.81%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (13.37%) .NET
2 101 (9.79%) HTML
3 92 (8.91%) STL
4 90 (8.72%) XML
5 52 (5.04%) WPF
6 46 (4.46%) CSS
7 41 (3.97%) FIX Protocol
7 41 (3.97%) J2EE
7 41 (3.97%) REST
8 40 (3.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 36 (3.49%) HTML5
10 35 (3.39%) JSON
10 35 (3.39%) Spring
11 32 (3.10%) Web Services
11 32 (3.10%) WinForms
12 29 (2.81%) Middleware
12 29 (2.81%) RESTful
13 27 (2.62%) Django
14 24 (2.33%) JSP
14 24 (2.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 136 (13.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 106 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (8.04%) Fixed Income
4 81 (7.85%) Derivative
5 80 (7.75%) Algorithms
6 69 (6.69%) Computer Science
7 56 (5.43%) Mathematics
8 51 (4.94%) Data Structures
9 34 (3.29%) User Experience
10 30 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
11 26 (2.52%) Statistics
12 23 (2.23%) Equities
13 22 (2.13%) Credit Risk
13 22 (2.13%) Market Risk
13 22 (2.13%) Mobile App
14 18 (1.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 17 (1.65%) Device Driver
15 17 (1.65%) Management Information System
16 16 (1.55%) Credit Derivative
16 16 (1.55%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 343 (33.24%) Linux
2 191 (18.51%) Unix
3 152 (14.73%) Windows
4 50 (4.84%) Android
5 40 (3.88%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.42%) Windows Server
7 22 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (1.26%) Solaris
10 11 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.39%) AIX
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.19%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (15.79%) Multithreading
3 157 (15.21%) OO
4 151 (14.63%) TDD
5 149 (14.44%) Software Engineering
6 105 (10.17%) Scrum
7 100 (9.69%) Low Latency
8 96 (9.30%) DevOps
9 92 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (7.85%) Risk Management
11 79 (7.66%) SDLC
12 75 (7.27%) Analytics
13 72 (6.98%) Electronic Trading
14 71 (6.88%) Unit Testing
15 59 (5.72%) Release Management
16 50 (4.84%) Algorithmic Trading
17 48 (4.65%) Market Making
18 40 (3.88%) OOP
19 39 (3.78%) Data Modelling
20 36 (3.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 455 (44.09%) Java
2 355 (34.40%) Python
3 317 (30.72%) C#
4 275 (26.65%) SQL
5 216 (20.93%) C
6 147 (14.24%) Perl
7 135 (13.08%) JavaScript
8 70 (6.78%) Ruby
9 58 (5.62%) Shell Script
10 49 (4.75%) VBA
11 42 (4.07%) R
12 41 (3.97%) PowerShell
13 38 (3.68%) Bash Shell
13 38 (3.68%) Objective-C
14 34 (3.29%) VB
15 30 (2.91%) PL/SQL
16 26 (2.52%) PHP
16 26 (2.52%) Scala
17 23 (2.23%) Korn
18 18 (1.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 139 (13.47%) Degree
2 53 (5.14%) PhD
3 19 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.78%) MCITP
5 8 (0.78%) MCSE
5 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.48%) CISSP
8 4 (0.39%) CEH
8 4 (0.39%) CISA
8 4 (0.39%) GIAC
9 3 (0.29%) CISM
9 3 (0.29%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.29%) ISEB
9 3 (0.29%) PMP
10 2 (0.19%) OSCP
10 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.097%) CHECK Team Member
11 1 (0.097%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.75%) QA
2 15 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.39%) MISRA
5 3 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.29%) DO-178B
5 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 3 (0.29%) ISO15022
5 3 (0.29%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.29%) MISRA C
6 2 (0.19%) SEPA
7 1 (0.097%) BS25999
7 1 (0.097%) COBIT
7 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.097%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (2.03%) Docker
2 16 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.16%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.39%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.39%) NFS
6 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.19%) KVM
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.19%) Xen
8 1 (0.097%) Ceph
8 1 (0.097%) etcd
8 1 (0.097%) flannel
8 1 (0.097%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.097%) HDFS
8 1 (0.097%) LXC
8 1 (0.097%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.097%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.097%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (4.75%) Puppet
2 43 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (3.59%) Ansible
4 20 (1.94%) Control-M
5 17 (1.65%) Salt
6 9 (0.87%) Nagios
6 9 (0.87%) SCOM
7 8 (0.78%) logstash
8 7 (0.68%) Kibana
9 6 (0.58%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.39%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.39%) WebInspect
11 3 (0.29%) Grafana
11 3 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.29%) Uchiwa
12 2 (0.19%) Graphite
12 2 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 168 (16.28%) Oracle
2 36 (3.49%) Sybase
3 31 (3.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (2.91%) TIBCO
5 28 (2.71%) Informatica
6 23 (2.23%) Red Hat
7 22 (2.13%) VMware
8 17 (1.65%) Atlassian
9 14 (1.36%) ION Trading
9 14 (1.36%) Reuters
10 13 (1.26%) IBM
10 13 (1.26%) Netezza
10 13 (1.26%) Splunk
10 13 (1.26%) Teradata
11 12 (1.16%) Google
12 11 (1.07%) OpenTV
13 9 (0.87%) Bloomberg
14 8 (0.78%) BMC
14 8 (0.78%) Dell
15 7 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
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