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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 77 69 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Contract jobs citing C++ 620 633 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.66% 2.76% 4.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.28% 6.60% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 478 673
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £34.90 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.70 £40.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
9871 9585 9984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 41.83% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7239 6955 7071
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 59 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.22% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £49.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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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 -4 147 £600 - 91
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £300 -
Croydon -9 2 £450 +15.75%
Docklands, London -6 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf -12 1 £520 -20.00%
Hillingdon - 1 £325 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £355 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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++.

1 505 (41.09%) Java
2 454 (36.94%) Linux
3 448 (36.45%) C#
4 405 (32.95%) Finance
5 398 (32.38%) SQL
6 359 (29.21%) Banking
7 307 (24.98%) UNIX
8 306 (24.90%) Multithreading
9 297 (24.17%) Python
10 294 (23.92%) Front Office
11 245 (19.93%) Investment Banking
12 244 (19.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 223 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
14 218 (17.74%) Oracle
15 213 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
16 201 (16.35%) Windows
17 197 (16.03%) Low Latency
18 196 (15.95%) .NET
19 174 (14.16%) OO
20 156 (12.69%) C
21 154 (12.53%) Perl
22 152 (12.37%) Fixed Income
23 149 (12.12%) STL
24 148 (12.04%) Derivative
25 137 (11.15%) Degree
26 133 (10.82%) SDLC
27 123 (10.01%) JavaScript
28 122 (9.93%) SQL Server
29 103 (8.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
30 98 (7.97%) TDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 36 (2.93%) Tomcat
2 33 (2.69%) IIS
3 31 (2.52%) Apache
4 23 (1.87%) MQSeries
5 16 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
6 11 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 11 (0.90%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.57%) Node.js
9 6 (0.49%) SAS
9 6 (0.49%) JBoss
10 4 (0.33%) IPython
11 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.24%) GemFire
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.16%) nginx
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.46%) Maya
2 18 (1.46%) MS Office
3 12 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.24%) SPSS
6 2 (0.16%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) Maple
6 2 (0.16%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.081%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (1.14%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.49%) Summit
3 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.24%) RMDS
5 1 (0.081%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.081%) HFM
5 1 (0.081%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.081%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.081%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.081%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.49%) GitHub
3 5 (0.41%) SaaS
4 4 (0.33%) PaaS
4 4 (0.33%) IaaS
5 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.081%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.12%) Firewall
2 24 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.06%) HTTP
4 9 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (0.65%) Internet
5 8 (0.65%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.41%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.41%) SSL
6 5 (0.41%) Multicast
7 4 (0.33%) 3G
7 4 (0.33%) Wireless
7 4 (0.33%) 2G
7 4 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.33%) CDMA
7 4 (0.33%) VoIP
8 3 (0.24%) 3GPP
8 3 (0.24%) VPN
8 3 (0.24%) DNS
8 3 (0.24%) IPsec
8 3 (0.24%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.21%) Oracle Database
3 51 (4.15%) Relational Database
4 42 (3.42%) MySQL
5 31 (2.52%) Big Data
6 29 (2.36%) Hadoop
7 24 (1.95%) OLTP
7 24 (1.95%) RDBMS
8 23 (1.87%) KDB
9 15 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (1.14%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.06%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (0.81%) Data Mining
13 10 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.57%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.49%) HBase
16 5 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 95 (7.73%) Subversion
2 62 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 56 (4.56%) Jenkins
4 48 (3.91%) JIRA
5 43 (3.50%) Maven
6 39 (3.17%) Visual Studio
7 37 (3.01%) Ant
8 24 (1.95%) TeamCity
8 24 (1.95%) Gradle
9 21 (1.71%) Mercurial
9 21 (1.71%) NUnit
10 20 (1.63%) MSBuild
11 16 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (0.81%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.73%) JUnit
13 9 (0.73%) ClearCase
13 9 (0.73%) Xcode
13 9 (0.73%) Hudson
14 7 (0.57%) CruiseControl
14 7 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 405 (32.95%) Finance
2 359 (29.21%) Banking
3 294 (23.92%) Front Office
4 245 (19.93%) Investment Banking
5 31 (2.52%) Games
6 27 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.38%) Retail
9 8 (0.65%) Electronics
10 7 (0.57%) Back Office
11 6 (0.49%) Advertising
11 6 (0.49%) Marketing
12 5 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.41%) Legal
13 4 (0.33%) Law
13 4 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.33%) French Language
14 2 (0.16%) Avionics
14 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 1 (0.081%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 866 (70.46%) Developer
2 475 (38.65%) C++ Developer
3 126 (10.25%) C# Developer
4 105 (8.54%) Java Developer
5 89 (7.24%) C++/C# Developer
6 81 (6.59%) Senior Developer
7 79 (6.43%) Analyst
8 61 (4.96%) Python Developer
9 42 (3.42%) Software Engineer
10 41 (3.34%) Quantitative Developer
11 37 (3.01%) Programmer
12 34 (2.77%) Mobile Developer
13 31 (2.52%) .NET Developer
13 31 (2.52%) Senior C++ Developer
14 27 (2.20%) iOS Developer
15 25 (2.03%) Architect
16 24 (1.95%) C++/Java Developer
17 22 (1.79%) Applications Support
18 19 (1.55%) Integration Specialist
18 19 (1.55%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (15.95%) .NET
2 149 (12.12%) STL
3 103 (8.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 88 (7.16%) XML
4 88 (7.16%) FIX Protocol
5 78 (6.35%) HTML
6 63 (5.13%) Middleware
7 52 (4.23%) Web Services
8 41 (3.34%) Rendezvous
9 40 (3.25%) Qt
10 35 (2.85%) WCF
10 35 (2.85%) CSS
11 34 (2.77%) HTML5
12 31 (2.52%) ASP.NET
13 27 (2.20%) Android SDK
14 25 (2.03%) iOS SDK
14 25 (2.03%) WPF
15 24 (1.95%) Ultra Messaging
15 24 (1.95%) Django
15 24 (1.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 244 (19.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 213 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (12.37%) Fixed Income
4 148 (12.04%) Derivative
5 97 (7.89%) Computer Science
6 89 (7.24%) Algorithms
7 77 (6.27%) Equities
8 50 (4.07%) Mathematics
9 45 (3.66%) Credit Risk
10 42 (3.42%) Mobile App
11 38 (3.09%) User Experience
12 37 (3.01%) Data Structures
13 34 (2.77%) Market Risk
14 31 (2.52%) Physics
15 27 (2.20%) Grid Computing
16 24 (1.95%) Hedge funds
17 22 (1.79%) Statistics
18 19 (1.55%) Blackberry
19 16 (1.30%) N-Tier
19 16 (1.30%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 454 (36.94%) Linux
2 307 (24.98%) UNIX
3 201 (16.35%) Windows
4 55 (4.48%) Android
5 52 (4.23%) Apple iOS
6 46 (3.74%) Solaris
7 35 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.24%) Scientific Linux
11 3 (0.24%) Nucleus RTOS
11 3 (0.24%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.24%) ThreadX
12 2 (0.16%) pSOS
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (24.90%) Multithreading
2 223 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (16.03%) Low Latency
4 174 (14.16%) OO
5 133 (10.82%) SDLC
6 98 (7.97%) TDD
7 88 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
8 82 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 73 (5.94%) Analytics
10 71 (5.78%) Software Engineering
11 65 (5.29%) OOP
11 65 (5.29%) Algorithmic Trading
12 57 (4.64%) Electronic Trading
13 56 (4.56%) Scrum
14 51 (4.15%) Unit Testing
15 39 (3.17%) E-Commerce
15 39 (3.17%) Functional Programming
16 36 (2.93%) Android Development
16 36 (2.93%) Release Management
17 35 (2.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 505 (41.09%) Java
2 448 (36.45%) C#
3 398 (32.38%) SQL
4 297 (24.17%) Python
5 156 (12.69%) C
6 154 (12.53%) Perl
7 123 (10.01%) JavaScript
8 76 (6.18%) Shell Script
9 51 (4.15%) Bash Shell
10 44 (3.58%) Scala
11 43 (3.50%) VBA
12 38 (3.09%) R
13 34 (2.77%) Ruby
14 31 (2.52%) Objective-C
15 28 (2.28%) VB
16 27 (2.20%) PHP
17 23 (1.87%) F#
18 19 (1.55%) PowerShell
19 15 (1.22%) MATLAB
20 14 (1.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 137 (11.15%) Degree
2 26 (2.12%) PhD
3 14 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.33%) ISEB
6 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.081%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.081%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.081%) PMP
7 1 (0.081%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.081%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.081%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.081%) CISSP
7 1 (0.081%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.96%) QA
2 5 (0.41%) COREP
2 5 (0.41%) FINREP
3 3 (0.24%) SLA
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.16%) MiFID
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.081%) Basel II
5 1 (0.081%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (0.65%) Docker
2 5 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.33%) Firmware
4 3 (0.24%) QEMU
4 3 (0.24%) HDFS
4 3 (0.24%) KVM
5 2 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.081%) vCloud
6 1 (0.081%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.081%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.081%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (3.09%) ITRS Geneos
2 25 (2.03%) BladeLogic
3 15 (1.22%) Puppet
4 12 (0.98%) Ansible
4 12 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.24%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.24%) yum
7 1 (0.081%) SCCM
7 1 (0.081%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.081%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.081%) Control-M
7 1 (0.081%) Nagios
7 1 (0.081%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.081%) Oozie
7 1 (0.081%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.081%) logstash
7 1 (0.081%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 218 (17.74%) Oracle
2 72 (5.86%) Sybase
3 62 (5.04%) TIBCO
4 42 (3.42%) Microsoft
5 36 (2.93%) Red Hat
6 24 (1.95%) Perforce
7 20 (1.63%) ION Trading
8 17 (1.38%) Solace
9 16 (1.30%) VMware
9 16 (1.30%) Splunk
10 15 (1.22%) IBM
11 11 (0.90%) Talarian
12 10 (0.81%) DevExpress
12 10 (0.81%) Bloomberg
13 9 (0.73%) Fidessa
13 9 (0.73%) Cloudera
14 8 (0.65%) Informatica
15 7 (0.57%) Serena
16 6 (0.49%) Google
16 6 (0.49%) Syncfusion
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