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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 98 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing C++ 536 615 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.46% 2.68% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 6.35% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 463 490
Median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.33% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
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
9458 9689 9711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.48% 42.15% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7208 7092 7077
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 83 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £18.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.00 £52.55 £146.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 27 June 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++
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 27 June 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 -17 75 £550 -8.33% 63
Canary Wharf +10 8 £600 +15.38%
Hayes - 5 £340 -
Croydon -13 4 £383 -
Docklands, London +9 2 - -
Southall - 2 £340 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £175 -46.15% 2
Bromley -7 1 £425 - 1
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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++.

1 461 (41.38%) Java
2 415 (37.25%) Linux
3 374 (33.57%) Python
4 365 (32.76%) C#
5 351 (31.51%) Finance
6 320 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
7 295 (26.48%) SQL
8 247 (22.17%) Front Office
9 233 (20.92%) Multithreading
10 232 (20.83%) C
11 229 (20.56%) Unix
12 207 (18.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 172 (15.44%) OO
14 171 (15.35%) TDD
15 163 (14.63%) Low Latency
16 161 (14.45%) Windows
17 160 (14.36%) Perl
18 159 (14.27%) .NET
18 159 (14.27%) Oracle
19 158 (14.18%) Banking
20 157 (14.09%) Software Engineering
21 149 (13.38%) Degree
22 128 (11.49%) Electronic Trading
23 126 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
24 121 (10.86%) JavaScript
25 111 (9.96%) Risk Management
26 101 (9.07%) STL
27 100 (8.98%) Fixed Income
27 100 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
28 99 (8.89%) Derivative

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 29 (2.60%) Apache
2 27 (2.42%) Confluence
2 27 (2.42%) Tomcat
3 26 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 15 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.26%) IIS
6 12 (1.08%) SAS
7 9 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (0.54%) nginx
9 6 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.36%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.27%) CMS
12 3 (0.27%) JBoss
12 3 (0.27%) Jetty
12 3 (0.27%) MTS
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.18%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 23 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.63%) MS Office
4 5 (0.45%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.27%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.090%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.090%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.090%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.81%) Endur
1 9 (0.81%) RMDS
2 4 (0.36%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.27%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.27%) Relativity
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.090%) Kondor
5 1 (0.090%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.090%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.090%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.89%) GitHub
4 15 (1.35%) PaaS
5 10 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.81%) CloudFront
7 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.36%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.18%) SaaS
10 1 (0.090%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.090%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.090%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.090%) IaaS
10 1 (0.090%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.67%) HTTP
2 46 (4.13%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.89%) Firewall
4 15 (1.35%) SSL
5 12 (1.08%) DNS
5 12 (1.08%) Internet
6 11 (0.99%) VPN
7 10 (0.90%) Kerberos
8 9 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (0.81%) VoIP
9 8 (0.72%) Multicast
10 6 (0.54%) DHCP
10 6 (0.54%) DVB
10 6 (0.54%) PuTTY
10 6 (0.54%) Wireless
11 5 (0.45%) LDAP
12 4 (0.36%) IPsec
12 4 (0.36%) Network Security
12 4 (0.36%) SNMP
13 3 (0.27%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 47 (4.22%) NoSQL
4 46 (4.13%) MySQL
5 39 (3.50%) OLTP
6 37 (3.32%) Oracle Database
7 29 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (2.42%) DB2
9 25 (2.24%) KDB
10 21 (1.89%) Big Data
10 21 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.80%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.53%) Redis
13 14 (1.26%) ObjectStore
14 13 (1.17%) QlikView
15 11 (0.99%) Data Mining
16 10 (0.90%) HBase
16 10 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (6.28%) Git (software)
1 70 (6.28%) Jenkins
2 68 (6.10%) JIRA
3 43 (3.86%) Subversion
4 25 (2.24%) Visual Studio
5 24 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (1.89%) Maven
7 19 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 15 (1.35%) Ant
8 15 (1.35%) Gradle
9 14 (1.26%) JUnit
10 12 (1.08%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.08%) NUnit
11 11 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.81%) MSBuild
12 9 (0.81%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.72%) Android Studio
13 8 (0.72%) GDB
13 8 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 351 (31.51%) Finance
2 247 (22.17%) Front Office
3 158 (14.18%) Banking
4 76 (6.82%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.97%) Games
7 11 (0.99%) Marketing
8 9 (0.81%) Publishing
9 8 (0.72%) Back Office
9 8 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.72%) Legal
10 6 (0.54%) Electronics
10 6 (0.54%) French Language
11 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.36%) Retail
12 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.090%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.090%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.090%) Latvian Language
Job Titles
1 714 (64.09%) Developer
2 385 (34.56%) C++ Developer
3 117 (10.50%) C# Developer
4 98 (8.80%) Java Developer
5 82 (7.36%) Python Developer
6 81 (7.27%) Analyst
7 69 (6.19%) Linux Developer
8 67 (6.01%) Quantitative Developer
9 59 (5.30%) C++/C# Developer
10 48 (4.31%) Software Engineer
10 48 (4.31%) Unix Developer
11 46 (4.13%) Oracle Developer
12 44 (3.95%) Senior Developer
13 41 (3.68%) Front Office Developer
14 36 (3.23%) Agile Developer
15 35 (3.14%) C++/Java Developer
16 33 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
16 33 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
17 32 (2.87%) Architect
17 32 (2.87%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (14.27%) .NET
2 101 (9.07%) STL
3 78 (7.00%) HTML
4 72 (6.46%) XML
5 60 (5.39%) WPF
6 59 (5.30%) FIX Protocol
7 53 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 40 (3.59%) Middleware
8 40 (3.59%) WinForms
9 39 (3.50%) CSS
10 37 (3.32%) JSON
10 37 (3.32%) REST
11 36 (3.23%) J2EE
12 33 (2.96%) OpenGL
13 30 (2.69%) ASP.NET
14 28 (2.51%) Qt
15 26 (2.33%) Spring
16 25 (2.24%) RESTful
16 25 (2.24%) Web Services
17 24 (2.15%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 207 (18.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 126 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (8.98%) Fixed Income
4 99 (8.89%) Derivative
5 85 (7.63%) Computer Science
6 79 (7.09%) Algorithms
7 72 (6.46%) Mathematics
8 45 (4.04%) Data Structures
9 38 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
10 35 (3.14%) Equities
11 29 (2.60%) Statistics
12 28 (2.51%) Credit Risk
13 27 (2.42%) Market Risk
14 24 (2.15%) User Experience
15 21 (1.89%) Credit Derivative
15 21 (1.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 21 (1.89%) Management Information System
16 20 (1.80%) Device Driver
17 19 (1.71%) Grid Computing
17 19 (1.71%) STB
Operating Systems
1 415 (37.25%) Linux
2 229 (20.56%) Unix
3 161 (14.45%) Windows
4 43 (3.86%) Android
5 35 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.33%) Solaris
7 25 (2.24%) Windows Server
8 20 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.17%) AIX
11 9 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.54%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.45%) HPUX
13 5 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.18%) Debian
16 2 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
16 2 (0.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (20.92%) Multithreading
3 172 (15.44%) OO
4 171 (15.35%) TDD
5 163 (14.63%) Low Latency
6 157 (14.09%) Software Engineering
7 128 (11.49%) Electronic Trading
8 111 (9.96%) Risk Management
9 100 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
10 95 (8.53%) SDLC
11 89 (7.99%) Scrum
12 81 (7.27%) DevOps
13 77 (6.91%) Market Making
14 73 (6.55%) Analytics
15 72 (6.46%) Algorithmic Trading
16 60 (5.39%) Unit Testing
17 53 (4.76%) Release Management
18 46 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
18 46 (4.13%) OOP
19 45 (4.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 461 (41.38%) Java
2 374 (33.57%) Python
3 365 (32.76%) C#
4 295 (26.48%) SQL
5 232 (20.83%) C
6 160 (14.36%) Perl
7 121 (10.86%) JavaScript
8 77 (6.91%) Ruby
9 70 (6.28%) Shell Script
10 60 (5.39%) VBA
11 57 (5.12%) PowerShell
12 39 (3.50%) Bash Shell
13 38 (3.41%) R
13 38 (3.41%) VB
14 32 (2.87%) Objective-C
15 26 (2.33%) Korn
16 23 (2.06%) Scala
17 20 (1.80%) VC++
18 19 (1.71%) PL/SQL
19 17 (1.53%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 149 (13.38%) Degree
2 75 (6.73%) PhD
3 39 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.72%) MCITP
5 8 (0.72%) MCSE
5 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.36%) CEH
7 4 (0.36%) GIAC
8 3 (0.27%) CISSP
8 3 (0.27%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.27%) ISEB
9 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.18%) CISA
9 2 (0.18%) OSCP
9 2 (0.18%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.090%) CRISC
10 1 (0.090%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.48%) QA
2 11 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.27%) ISO15022
3 3 (0.27%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) SEPA
4 2 (0.18%) SLA
5 1 (0.090%) BS25999
5 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.090%) MiFID
5 1 (0.090%) SDET
System Software
1 47 (4.22%) Docker
2 13 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.99%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.63%) Ceph
6 6 (0.54%) etcd
6 6 (0.54%) flannel
6 6 (0.54%) GlusterFS
6 6 (0.54%) LXC
7 4 (0.36%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.36%) KVM
8 3 (0.27%) NFS
9 2 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.18%) Xen
10 1 (0.090%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.090%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.090%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.090%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (4.94%) Puppet
2 50 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (3.86%) Ansible
4 23 (2.06%) Salt
5 21 (1.89%) logstash
6 20 (1.80%) Kibana
7 19 (1.71%) Control-M
8 15 (1.35%) Grafana
8 15 (1.35%) Uchiwa
9 11 (0.99%) Nagios
10 9 (0.81%) SCOM
11 7 (0.63%) Graphite
11 7 (0.63%) HAProxy
11 7 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.54%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 6 (0.54%) rkt
13 5 (0.45%) BladeLogic
14 4 (0.36%) HP Fortify
14 4 (0.36%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 159 (14.27%) Oracle
2 45 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 44 (3.95%) Sybase
4 31 (2.78%) TIBCO
5 29 (2.60%) VMware
6 23 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.80%) Informatica
8 19 (1.71%) Splunk
9 15 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 15 (1.35%) IBM
9 15 (1.35%) Sitecore
10 12 (1.08%) ION Trading
10 12 (1.08%) Reuters
11 10 (0.90%) Google
12 9 (0.81%) OpenLink
12 9 (0.81%) OpenTV
12 9 (0.81%) Remedy
13 8 (0.72%) Netezza
13 8 (0.72%) Teradata
14 7 (0.63%) Bloomberg
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits for Perm
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £350-450/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
In Practice Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Creative Personnel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FDM Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Amoria Bond
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £100 - 250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Oho Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £1000.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £800.00 - £1000.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago