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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / London
Rank 81 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 568 564 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.94% 2.63% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.49% 6.25% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 443 420
Median daily rate £575 £555 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £365 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 14
Median hourly rate £47.50 £30.19 £26.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% +13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £27.78 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +12.82%

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
8757 9027 9156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.28% 42.10% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6547 6703 6782
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 46
Median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +46.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.62 £18.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £54.50 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -10 85 £600 +2.56% 62
Canary Wharf +1 5 £600 +8.84%
Docklands, London +2 4 £546 -19.31%
New Malden - 3 - - 1
Osterley +2 2 £450 -5.26%
Bromley - 2 £500 -
Uxbridge +5 1 £300 -
Hounslow - 1 £450 - 5
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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++.

1 434 (39.53%) Java
2 363 (33.06%) Python
3 359 (32.70%) Linux
4 346 (31.51%) Finance
5 313 (28.51%) C#
6 271 (24.68%) SQL
7 261 (23.77%) Banking
8 255 (23.22%) Front Office
9 244 (22.22%) Unix
10 239 (21.77%) Multithreading
11 219 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
12 209 (19.03%) C
13 199 (18.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 182 (16.58%) Low Latency
15 176 (16.03%) OO
16 162 (14.75%) Oracle
17 159 (14.48%) Investment Banking
18 156 (14.21%) Electronic Trading
19 151 (13.75%) Degree
20 142 (12.93%) Software Engineering
21 138 (12.57%) Fixed Income
22 137 (12.48%) Windows
23 128 (11.66%) STL
24 127 (11.57%) SDLC
25 117 (10.66%) Computer Science
26 115 (10.47%) Algorithms
27 107 (9.74%) Analytics
28 106 (9.65%) Mathematics
28 106 (9.65%) TDD
28 106 (9.65%) Perl

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 38 (3.46%) Apache Spark
2 20 (1.82%) Apache
3 19 (1.73%) Oracle Coherence
4 17 (1.55%) Confluence
5 14 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.18%) DataSynapse
7 11 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.91%) Tuxedo
9 8 (0.73%) SAS
10 7 (0.64%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.36%) IIS
11 4 (0.36%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.27%) IPython
12 3 (0.27%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.18%) CMS
13 2 (0.18%) Lightstreamer
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.64%) MS Project
3 6 (0.55%) SPSS
4 3 (0.27%) MS Office
4 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.18%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.18%) Simulink
5 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.18%) Stata
6 1 (0.091%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.00%) ION MarketView
1 11 (1.00%) RMDS
2 4 (0.36%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.27%) Summit
3 3 (0.27%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.18%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.091%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.091%) SunGard Martini
5 1 (0.091%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.55%) GitHub
4 8 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (0.73%) SaaS
5 7 (0.64%) Force.com
6 6 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.36%) Google Play
7 4 (0.36%) Heroku
7 4 (0.36%) Office 365
7 4 (0.36%) PaaS
8 3 (0.27%) Veeva
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.18%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.18%) Flurry Analytics
9 2 (0.18%) IaaS
9 2 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.64%) HTTP
2 40 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 31 (2.82%) Internet
4 20 (1.82%) Kerberos
5 15 (1.37%) SSL
6 13 (1.18%) LDAP
7 8 (0.73%) Firewall
8 7 (0.64%) DVB
8 7 (0.64%) Multicast
9 6 (0.55%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.46%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.36%) Wireless
11 4 (0.36%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.27%) AMQP
12 3 (0.27%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.27%) Intranet
13 2 (0.18%) DNS
13 2 (0.18%) PuTTY
13 2 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.01%) Big Data
2 50 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 50 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 49 (4.46%) Hadoop
4 42 (3.83%) KDB
4 42 (3.83%) Oracle Database
5 39 (3.55%) NoSQL
6 37 (3.37%) Tick Data
7 32 (2.91%) OLTP
8 24 (2.19%) DB2
9 23 (2.09%) MySQL
10 21 (1.91%) Apache Hive
11 19 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.55%) Kdb+
13 14 (1.28%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.00%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
16 9 (0.82%) Data Mining
16 9 (0.82%) QlikView
16 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 77 (7.01%) Subversion
2 76 (6.92%) Git (software)
3 56 (5.10%) JIRA
4 31 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 26 (2.37%) TeamCity
6 20 (1.82%) Maven
7 19 (1.73%) Android Studio
8 16 (1.46%) Cucumber
8 16 (1.46%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.37%) Gradle
10 13 (1.18%) Xcode
11 10 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.73%) CocoaPods
13 7 (0.64%) Mercurial
13 7 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.55%) Vagrant
15 5 (0.46%) Selenium
15 5 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
16 4 (0.36%) NUnit
General
1 346 (31.51%) Finance
2 261 (23.77%) Banking
3 255 (23.22%) Front Office
4 159 (14.48%) Investment Banking
5 38 (3.46%) Games
6 28 (2.55%) Marketing
7 18 (1.64%) Back Office
8 13 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.00%) Electronics
10 10 (0.91%) Publishing
10 10 (0.91%) Retail
11 6 (0.55%) Advertising
11 6 (0.55%) Legal
12 5 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.27%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Polish Language
14 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 780 (71.04%) Developer
2 450 (40.98%) C++ Developer
3 120 (10.93%) Java Developer
4 112 (10.20%) Quantitative Developer
5 108 (9.84%) C# Developer
6 94 (8.56%) Python Developer
7 76 (6.92%) Analyst
8 72 (6.56%) C++/C# Developer
9 62 (5.65%) Linux Developer
10 61 (5.56%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 58 (5.28%) Front Office Developer
12 56 (5.10%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 51 (4.64%) C++/Java Developer
14 48 (4.37%) Senior Developer
15 43 (3.92%) Low Latency C++ Developer
16 42 (3.83%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
17 41 (3.73%) Software Engineer
18 32 (2.91%) Front Office C++ Developer
19 30 (2.73%) Qualitative Analyst
19 30 (2.73%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (11.66%) STL
2 94 (8.56%) .NET
3 86 (7.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 86 (7.83%) HTML
4 82 (7.47%) XML
5 68 (6.19%) FIX Protocol
6 50 (4.55%) Middleware
7 45 (4.10%) Web Services
8 38 (3.46%) HTML5
9 37 (3.37%) JSON
10 34 (3.10%) OpenGL
10 34 (3.10%) WPF
11 33 (3.01%) AngularJS
11 33 (3.01%) REST
11 33 (3.01%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 31 (2.82%) RESTful
13 29 (2.64%) CSS
14 28 (2.55%) JNI
15 24 (2.19%) Node.js
16 21 (1.91%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 199 (18.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 138 (12.57%) Fixed Income
3 117 (10.66%) Computer Science
4 115 (10.47%) Algorithms
5 97 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
6 88 (8.01%) Equities
7 80 (7.29%) Derivative
8 70 (6.38%) Market Risk
9 41 (3.73%) Data Structures
10 37 (3.37%) Credit Risk
11 35 (3.19%) User Experience
12 31 (2.82%) Management Information System
13 24 (2.19%) Mobile App
14 20 (1.82%) Client/Server
14 20 (1.82%) N-Tier
15 17 (1.55%) Augmented Reality
15 17 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
16 15 (1.37%) Fintech
16 15 (1.37%) Grid Computing
17 13 (1.18%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 359 (32.70%) Linux
2 244 (22.22%) Unix
3 137 (12.48%) Windows
4 42 (3.83%) Android
5 35 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.91%) Solaris
7 10 (0.91%) MVS
8 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.64%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.46%) AIX
10 5 (0.46%) HPUX
11 4 (0.36%) CentOS
11 4 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.36%) SUSE
12 3 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.27%) Tizen
12 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (21.77%) Multithreading
2 219 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (16.58%) Low Latency
4 176 (16.03%) OO
5 156 (14.21%) Electronic Trading
6 142 (12.93%) Software Engineering
7 127 (11.57%) SDLC
8 107 (9.74%) Analytics
9 106 (9.65%) Mathematics
9 106 (9.65%) TDD
10 87 (7.92%) Risk Management
11 85 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
12 73 (6.65%) Multithreaded Programming
13 63 (5.74%) Algorithmic Trading
14 60 (5.46%) Scrum
15 59 (5.37%) Release Management
16 54 (4.92%) DevOps
17 52 (4.74%) OOP
18 45 (4.10%) Unit Testing
19 44 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 434 (39.53%) Java
2 363 (33.06%) Python
3 313 (28.51%) C#
4 271 (24.68%) SQL
5 209 (19.03%) C
6 106 (9.65%) Perl
7 103 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 69 (6.28%) Shell Script
9 61 (5.56%) R
10 55 (5.01%) Scala
11 39 (3.55%) Bash Shell
11 39 (3.55%) MATLAB
12 37 (3.37%) Objective-C
13 28 (2.55%) Go
14 27 (2.46%) PHP
15 23 (2.09%) Ruby
16 21 (1.91%) VBA
17 19 (1.73%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.55%) VB
19 14 (1.28%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 151 (13.75%) Degree
2 65 (5.92%) PhD
3 12 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.55%) DV Cleared
4 6 (0.55%) MCITP
4 6 (0.55%) MCSE
4 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.46%) PMP
6 4 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.18%) ACCA
8 2 (0.18%) CIMA
8 2 (0.18%) CISA
8 2 (0.18%) CISSP
9 1 (0.091%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.091%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (8.01%) QA
2 27 (2.46%) MiFID
3 15 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.64%) SLA
5 5 (0.46%) ISO20022
6 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.18%) IFRS
7 2 (0.18%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 2 (0.18%) MISRA
7 2 (0.18%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.091%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.091%) GCP
8 1 (0.091%) ISO15022
System Software
1 17 (1.55%) Docker
2 8 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.36%) NFS
4 3 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.27%) HDFS
4 3 (0.27%) Squid
4 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.091%) Firmware
5 1 (0.091%) GPFS
5 1 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.091%) zsh
Systems Management
1 29 (2.64%) Ansible
2 26 (2.37%) Puppet
3 22 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.91%) Control-M
5 6 (0.55%) SCOM
6 5 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.36%) Terraform
8 3 (0.27%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.27%) Salt
9 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.18%) logstash
9 2 (0.18%) Mesos
9 2 (0.18%) Nagios
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.091%) Cacti
10 1 (0.091%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.091%) Marathon
10 1 (0.091%) MOM
10 1 (0.091%) Netcool
10 1 (0.091%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 162 (14.75%) Oracle
2 59 (5.37%) Sybase
3 44 (4.01%) TIBCO
4 34 (3.10%) Google
5 30 (2.73%) Microsoft
6 25 (2.28%) Solace
7 24 (2.19%) ION Trading
8 22 (2.00%) Bloomberg
9 21 (1.91%) Reuters
10 17 (1.55%) Teradata
11 16 (1.46%) IBM
11 16 (1.46%) Netezza
12 13 (1.18%) Hortonworks
12 13 (1.18%) Tableau
13 12 (1.09%) Splunk
14 11 (1.00%) Cognizant
15 9 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.55%) Alteryx
17 5 (0.46%) Cloudera
17 5 (0.46%) Xamarin
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day (Flexible on rate for those who match perfec
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
New Malden
aap3
Rate: £35.00 - £45.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
FDM Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cloudstream
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago