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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 121 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -8
Contract jobs citing C++ 472 617 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.09% 2.66% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 6.10% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 462 560
Median daily rate £500 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £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 14 6
Median hourly rate £27.17 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.08% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £35.75 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.19 £42.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
10187 10108 10244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.15% 43.59% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7600 7571 7433
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 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 65 64
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £16.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £129.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -13 79 £525 -16.00% 49
Bromley 0 5 £375 -25.00%
Uxbridge +4 4 £305 -
Docklands, London +13 3 £750 +90.47%
Hayes - 3 £340 - 1
Canary Wharf -5 2 £325 -38.82%
Croydon -18 1 £365 -18.88% 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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++.

1 437 (44.10%) Java
2 342 (34.51%) Python
3 317 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
4 307 (30.98%) Linux
5 289 (29.16%) C#
6 276 (27.85%) Finance
7 267 (26.94%) SQL
8 222 (22.40%) C
9 170 (17.15%) Unix
10 153 (15.44%) TDD
10 153 (15.44%) Banking
11 151 (15.24%) OO
12 150 (15.14%) Oracle
13 148 (14.93%) Multithreading
14 147 (14.83%) Front Office
15 144 (14.53%) Software Engineering
16 142 (14.33%) Degree
17 140 (14.13%) Windows
18 136 (13.72%) JavaScript
19 133 (13.42%) Perl
20 119 (12.01%) HTML
21 109 (11.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 107 (10.80%) .NET
23 105 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
24 93 (9.38%) XML
25 92 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
26 90 (9.08%) STL
27 89 (8.98%) Scrum
28 84 (8.48%) DevOps
29 80 (8.07%) Low Latency

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 (3.83%) Apache
2 29 (2.93%) Tomcat
3 20 (2.02%) Confluence
4 18 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.61%) Apache Spark
6 14 (1.41%) SAS
7 10 (1.01%) IIS
7 10 (1.01%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.40%) CMS
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.40%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.30%) JBoss
11 3 (0.30%) Jetty
11 3 (0.30%) MTS
12 2 (0.20%) Drupal
12 2 (0.20%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.20%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 23 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.81%) PaintShop Pro
4 7 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.61%) MS Office
6 4 (0.40%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.20%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.20%) Stata
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.91%) RMDS
2 5 (0.50%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.40%) Relativity
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) Summit
5 1 (0.10%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) Endur
5 1 (0.10%) Kondor
5 1 (0.10%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.10%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.10%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.92%) GitHub
4 18 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.50%) PaaS
7 4 (0.40%) Office 365
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.30%) Force.com
8 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.30%) Google Play
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.20%) SaaS
9 2 (0.20%) Veeva
10 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.10%) Heroku
10 1 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 56 (5.65%) HTTP
2 24 (2.42%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.12%) Internet
4 17 (1.72%) Firewall
4 17 (1.72%) VoIP
5 14 (1.41%) Kerberos
6 13 (1.31%) DVB
6 13 (1.31%) SSL
7 9 (0.91%) LAN
8 8 (0.81%) WAN
9 6 (0.61%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.61%) Wireless
10 4 (0.40%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.40%) Softphone
11 3 (0.30%) CDMA
11 3 (0.30%) PuTTY
11 3 (0.30%) SNMP
11 3 (0.30%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (0.30%) WAAS
11 3 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (5.35%) NoSQL
2 49 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 46 (4.64%) Oracle Database
4 38 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 35 (3.53%) OLTP
6 32 (3.23%) MySQL
7 27 (2.72%) Hadoop
8 25 (2.52%) Big Data
9 22 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.72%) DB2
11 15 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.41%) KDB
12 14 (1.41%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.31%) Data Mining
13 13 (1.31%) ObjectStore
14 12 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 74 (7.47%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.95%) Subversion
3 55 (5.55%) JIRA
4 39 (3.94%) Jenkins
5 26 (2.62%) Maven
6 25 (2.52%) Visual Studio
7 20 (2.02%) Android Studio
8 18 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.72%) JUnit
10 14 (1.41%) Bitbucket
10 14 (1.41%) Gradle
11 13 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.21%) Cucumber
13 11 (1.11%) NUnit
14 10 (1.01%) Selenium
15 8 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.71%) MSBuild
16 7 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (0.71%) Xcode
General
1 276 (27.85%) Finance
2 153 (15.44%) Banking
3 147 (14.83%) Front Office
4 79 (7.97%) Investment Banking
5 46 (4.64%) Games
6 18 (1.82%) Back Office
7 17 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.11%) Marketing
9 10 (1.01%) Publishing
10 7 (0.71%) Legal
11 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.50%) Electronics
11 5 (0.50%) French Language
12 4 (0.40%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.30%) Retail
14 2 (0.20%) Advertising
14 2 (0.20%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 635 (64.08%) Developer
2 331 (33.40%) C++ Developer
3 111 (11.20%) C# Developer
4 93 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 91 (9.18%) Python Developer
6 86 (8.68%) Analyst
7 63 (6.36%) C++/C# Developer
8 59 (5.95%) Quantitative Developer
9 54 (5.45%) Software Engineer
10 48 (4.84%) C++/Java Developer
11 42 (4.24%) Linux Developer
11 42 (4.24%) Senior Developer
12 33 (3.33%) Unix Developer
13 31 (3.13%) Agile Developer
14 28 (2.83%) Architect
15 27 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
16 26 (2.62%) Linux Engineer
16 26 (2.62%) Oracle Developer
17 24 (2.42%) Android Developer
17 24 (2.42%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (12.01%) HTML
2 107 (10.80%) .NET
3 93 (9.38%) XML
4 90 (9.08%) STL
5 47 (4.74%) REST
6 45 (4.54%) CSS
6 45 (4.54%) WPF
7 41 (4.14%) HTML5
8 40 (4.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 39 (3.94%) JSON
10 38 (3.83%) Web Services
11 36 (3.63%) J2EE
11 36 (3.63%) Spring
12 35 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
13 33 (3.33%) RESTful
14 29 (2.93%) OpenGL
15 28 (2.83%) XSLT
16 26 (2.62%) AngularJS
16 26 (2.62%) Django
16 26 (2.62%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 109 (11.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 105 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (8.07%) Fixed Income
4 75 (7.57%) Algorithms
5 69 (6.96%) Derivative
6 60 (6.05%) Computer Science
7 53 (5.35%) Data Structures
8 48 (4.84%) Mathematics
9 47 (4.74%) User Experience
10 31 (3.13%) Mobile App
11 25 (2.52%) Equities
12 24 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
12 24 (2.42%) Market Risk
13 23 (2.32%) Statistics
14 21 (2.12%) Credit Risk
15 18 (1.82%) Augmented Reality
15 18 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 17 (1.72%) Data Centre
17 16 (1.61%) Grid Computing
18 15 (1.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 307 (30.98%) Linux
2 170 (17.15%) Unix
3 140 (14.13%) Windows
4 57 (5.75%) Android
5 46 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (2.32%) Windows Server
8 17 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.21%) Solaris
10 9 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.50%) AIX
12 5 (0.50%) MVS
13 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.30%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.20%) SUSE
14 2 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.20%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (31.99%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (15.44%) TDD
3 151 (15.24%) OO
4 148 (14.93%) Multithreading
5 144 (14.53%) Software Engineering
6 92 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (8.98%) Scrum
8 84 (8.48%) DevOps
9 80 (8.07%) Low Latency
10 77 (7.77%) SDLC
11 70 (7.06%) Electronic Trading
12 69 (6.96%) Risk Management
13 68 (6.86%) Analytics
14 65 (6.56%) Unit Testing
15 57 (5.75%) Release Management
16 48 (4.84%) OOP
17 40 (4.04%) Algorithmic Trading
18 36 (3.63%) Android Development
18 36 (3.63%) BDD
18 36 (3.63%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 437 (44.10%) Java
2 342 (34.51%) Python
3 289 (29.16%) C#
4 267 (26.94%) SQL
5 222 (22.40%) C
6 136 (13.72%) JavaScript
7 133 (13.42%) Perl
8 60 (6.05%) Shell Script
9 50 (5.05%) Ruby
10 39 (3.94%) R
11 38 (3.83%) Objective-C
12 34 (3.43%) PHP
12 34 (3.43%) VBA
13 31 (3.13%) Bash Shell
14 30 (3.03%) PowerShell
15 29 (2.93%) VB
16 27 (2.72%) Scala
17 26 (2.62%) PL/SQL
18 19 (1.92%) Go
19 17 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 142 (14.33%) Degree
2 40 (4.04%) PhD
3 13 (1.31%) MCITP
3 13 (1.31%) MCSE
3 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.30%) CISA
5 3 (0.30%) CISSP
5 3 (0.30%) ISEB
5 3 (0.30%) PMP
5 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.20%) CEH
6 2 (0.20%) CISM
6 2 (0.20%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.20%) GIAC
6 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.10%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.75%) QA
2 16 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.81%) MiFID
3 8 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.50%) MISRA
5 4 (0.40%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 4 (0.40%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.20%) SEPA
8 1 (0.10%) BS25999
8 1 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) GCP
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.10%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.10%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.10%) SDET
System Software
1 19 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.41%) Docker
3 12 (1.21%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.40%) NFS
4 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.20%) KVM
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.20%) Squid
6 2 (0.20%) Xen
7 1 (0.10%) HDFS
7 1 (0.10%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.10%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 39 (3.94%) Puppet
2 30 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (2.93%) Ansible
4 20 (2.02%) Control-M
5 14 (1.41%) Salt
5 14 (1.41%) SCOM
6 6 (0.61%) BladeLogic
7 5 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.50%) logstash
7 5 (0.50%) Nagios
8 4 (0.40%) Kibana
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.20%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.20%) MOM
10 2 (0.20%) OSSEC
10 2 (0.20%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.20%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 150 (15.14%) Oracle
2 32 (3.23%) Sybase
3 29 (2.93%) TIBCO
4 26 (2.62%) Informatica
5 24 (2.42%) Microsoft
6 16 (1.61%) ION Trading
6 16 (1.61%) VMware
7 15 (1.51%) Bloomberg
7 15 (1.51%) Reuters
7 15 (1.51%) Teradata
8 14 (1.41%) Google
8 14 (1.41%) Netezza
9 12 (1.21%) Atlassian
10 11 (1.11%) OpenTV
10 11 (1.11%) Splunk
11 9 (0.91%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.81%) BMC
12 8 (0.81%) Dell
12 8 (0.81%) IBM
12 8 (0.81%) Solace
London
Computer People
Rate: £24.23 - £29.74 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bexleyheath, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Office Local Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day 3 Month Initial Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reuben Chase
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
BBC Research & Development
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
BBC Research & Development
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago