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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 72 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing C++ 649 647 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.76% 2.74% 3.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.49% 6.59% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 496 692
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£575 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £328 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 33
Average hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £34.45 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.80 £45.00 £57.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
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
9998 9823 10517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.46% 41.59% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7309 7031 7465
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 67 111
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £51.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 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 29 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 29 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 156 £625 +6.38% 78
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £300 -
Canary Wharf -7 4 £525 -19.23%
Croydon -15 4 £450 +14.64%
Bromley - 3 £500 -
Hillingdon - 3 £325 -
Greenford - 2 £355 -
Docklands, London -6 1 £550 -
Paddington - 1 £558 -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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++.

1 487 (39.12%) Java
2 454 (36.47%) C#
3 447 (35.90%) Linux
4 406 (32.61%) Finance
5 405 (32.53%) SQL
6 339 (27.23%) Banking
7 319 (25.62%) Multithreading
8 305 (24.50%) Python
9 304 (24.42%) UNIX
10 295 (23.69%) Front Office
11 248 (19.92%) Oracle
12 246 (19.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 234 (18.80%) Investment Banking
14 223 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
15 222 (17.83%) Windows
16 214 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
17 196 (15.74%) .NET
18 189 (15.18%) Low Latency
19 169 (13.57%) STL
20 160 (12.85%) Perl
21 152 (12.21%) OO
22 151 (12.13%) C
23 147 (11.81%) Fixed Income
24 145 (11.65%) Derivative
25 144 (11.57%) Degree
26 135 (10.84%) JavaScript
27 122 (9.80%) SQL Server
28 120 (9.64%) SDLC
29 119 (9.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
30 114 (9.16%) TDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 37 (2.97%) Tomcat
2 34 (2.73%) Apache
3 31 (2.49%) MQSeries
4 30 (2.41%) IIS
5 21 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
6 15 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (0.96%) Apache Spark
8 10 (0.80%) Node.js
9 9 (0.72%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.56%) JBoss
10 7 (0.56%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.48%) SAS
12 5 (0.40%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.32%) GemFire
13 4 (0.32%) nginx
13 4 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.24%) Oracle Spatial
15 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.16%) Jetty
Applications
1 31 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.77%) Maya
3 19 (1.53%) MS Office
4 10 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.32%) MS Project
7 3 (0.24%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.24%) SPSS
7 3 (0.24%) Maple
7 3 (0.24%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.080%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.20%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.56%) Summit
3 2 (0.16%) RMDS
4 1 (0.080%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.080%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.080%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.080%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.080%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.080%) HFM
4 1 (0.080%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.40%) SaaS
2 5 (0.40%) IaaS
3 4 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.32%) PaaS
3 4 (0.32%) GitHub
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.080%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.080%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.080%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.09%) Firewall
2 18 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.29%) HTTP
4 8 (0.64%) Internet
5 6 (0.48%) 3G
5 6 (0.48%) SSL
5 6 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.48%) CDMA
5 6 (0.48%) 2G
6 5 (0.40%) Multicast
6 5 (0.40%) 3GPP
6 5 (0.40%) VoIP
6 5 (0.40%) VPN
6 5 (0.40%) DNS
6 5 (0.40%) SS7
6 5 (0.40%) SCCP
6 5 (0.40%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.32%) Wireless
7 4 (0.32%) IPsec
7 4 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.22%) Oracle Database
3 48 (3.86%) Relational Database
4 39 (3.13%) MySQL
5 31 (2.49%) Hadoop
6 28 (2.25%) Big Data
7 26 (2.09%) RDBMS
8 24 (1.93%) KDB
9 23 (1.85%) OLTP
10 21 (1.69%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (0.96%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.72%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.64%) DB2
15 8 (0.64%) HBase
16 7 (0.56%) Apache Hive
17 5 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 105 (8.43%) Subversion
2 71 (5.70%) Git (software)
3 55 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 46 (3.69%) JIRA
5 44 (3.53%) Maven
6 36 (2.89%) Visual Studio
7 35 (2.81%) Ant
8 25 (2.01%) Gradle
8 25 (2.01%) TeamCity
9 22 (1.77%) NUnit
9 22 (1.77%) Mercurial
10 20 (1.61%) MSBuild
11 16 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (0.88%) Hudson
12 11 (0.88%) ClearCase
13 9 (0.72%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.64%) CruiseControl
15 7 (0.56%) Xcode
16 6 (0.48%) CppUnit
16 6 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 406 (32.61%) Finance
2 339 (27.23%) Banking
3 295 (23.69%) Front Office
4 234 (18.80%) Investment Banking
5 35 (2.81%) Games
6 28 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.29%) Retail
9 8 (0.64%) Electronics
10 6 (0.48%) Advertising
10 6 (0.48%) Marketing
11 5 (0.40%) Back Office
12 4 (0.32%) Law
12 4 (0.32%) Legal
12 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.32%) French Language
13 1 (0.080%) German Language
13 1 (0.080%) Avionics
13 1 (0.080%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 907 (72.85%) Developer
2 500 (40.16%) C++ Developer
3 129 (10.36%) C# Developer
4 106 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 89 (7.15%) Senior Developer
6 88 (7.07%) C++/C# Developer
7 71 (5.70%) Analyst
8 55 (4.42%) Python Developer
9 54 (4.34%) Quantitative Developer
10 40 (3.21%) Software Engineer
11 38 (3.05%) Mobile Developer
12 37 (2.97%) Senior C++ Developer
13 34 (2.73%) .NET Developer
14 30 (2.41%) Programmer
14 30 (2.41%) iOS Developer
15 27 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
16 23 (1.85%) C++ Quantitative Developer
17 22 (1.77%) Applications Support
18 21 (1.69%) Core Java Developer
19 20 (1.61%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (15.74%) .NET
2 169 (13.57%) STL
3 119 (9.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 87 (6.99%) XML
5 81 (6.51%) HTML
6 76 (6.10%) FIX Protocol
7 67 (5.38%) Middleware
8 60 (4.82%) Web Services
9 46 (3.69%) Qt
10 38 (3.05%) Rendezvous
11 37 (2.97%) CSS
12 34 (2.73%) WCF
12 34 (2.73%) HTML5
13 31 (2.49%) Android SDK
13 31 (2.49%) ASP.NET
14 27 (2.17%) Django
15 26 (2.09%) iOS SDK
15 26 (2.09%) JMS
15 26 (2.09%) Cocoa
15 26 (2.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 246 (19.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 214 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
3 147 (11.81%) Fixed Income
4 145 (11.65%) Derivative
5 106 (8.51%) Computer Science
6 92 (7.39%) Algorithms
7 70 (5.62%) Equities
8 60 (4.82%) Credit Risk
9 51 (4.10%) Mathematics
10 49 (3.94%) Mobile App
11 46 (3.69%) Data Structures
12 39 (3.13%) User Experience
13 35 (2.81%) Physics
14 33 (2.65%) Market Risk
15 31 (2.49%) Grid Computing
16 24 (1.93%) Blackberry
17 23 (1.85%) Statistics
18 21 (1.69%) Hedge funds
19 18 (1.45%) Credit Derivative
20 16 (1.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 447 (35.90%) Linux
2 304 (24.42%) UNIX
3 222 (17.83%) Windows
4 60 (4.82%) Android
5 55 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 44 (3.53%) Solaris
7 35 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.24%) Scientific Linux
12 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.24%) VMS
13 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.16%) ThreadX
13 2 (0.16%) pSOS
13 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (25.62%) Multithreading
2 223 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (15.18%) Low Latency
4 152 (12.21%) OO
5 120 (9.64%) SDLC
6 114 (9.16%) TDD
7 95 (7.63%) Risk Management
8 91 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
9 81 (6.51%) Analytics
10 76 (6.10%) Software Engineering
11 68 (5.46%) Algorithmic Trading
12 62 (4.98%) Scrum
13 58 (4.66%) OOP
13 58 (4.66%) Unit Testing
14 51 (4.10%) Electronic Trading
15 45 (3.61%) Functional Programming
16 44 (3.53%) DevOps
16 44 (3.53%) Release Management
17 43 (3.45%) E-Commerce
18 39 (3.13%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 487 (39.12%) Java
2 454 (36.47%) C#
3 405 (32.53%) SQL
4 305 (24.50%) Python
5 160 (12.85%) Perl
6 151 (12.13%) C
7 135 (10.84%) JavaScript
8 79 (6.35%) Shell Script
9 58 (4.66%) Scala
10 51 (4.10%) Bash Shell
11 48 (3.86%) Ruby
12 45 (3.61%) R
13 44 (3.53%) VBA
14 35 (2.81%) Objective-C
15 33 (2.65%) VB
16 32 (2.57%) PHP
17 24 (1.93%) PowerShell
17 24 (1.93%) F#
18 17 (1.37%) Groovy
18 17 (1.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 144 (11.57%) Degree
2 36 (2.89%) PhD
3 13 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.16%) ISEB
5 2 (0.16%) PMP
5 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.080%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.080%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.080%) CISSP
6 1 (0.080%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.080%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.66%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) COREP
2 5 (0.40%) FINREP
3 3 (0.24%) SLA
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.080%) Basel II
5 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.080%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.080%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (0.96%) Docker
2 7 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.32%) Firmware
3 4 (0.32%) HDFS
4 3 (0.24%) KVM
4 3 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.24%) QEMU
5 2 (0.16%) vCloud
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.080%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 36 (2.89%) ITRS Geneos
2 29 (2.33%) BladeLogic
3 20 (1.61%) Puppet
3 20 (1.61%) Ansible
4 11 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.24%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.16%) logstash
6 2 (0.16%) yum
7 1 (0.080%) SCCM
7 1 (0.080%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.080%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.080%) Control-M
7 1 (0.080%) Nagios
7 1 (0.080%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.080%) Salt
7 1 (0.080%) Kibana
7 1 (0.080%) Oozie
7 1 (0.080%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 248 (19.92%) Oracle
2 71 (5.70%) Sybase
3 60 (4.82%) TIBCO
4 36 (2.89%) Red Hat
5 35 (2.81%) Microsoft
6 23 (1.85%) Perforce
7 19 (1.53%) IBM
7 19 (1.53%) VMware
7 19 (1.53%) Solace
8 17 (1.37%) Splunk
9 15 (1.20%) ION Trading
10 12 (0.96%) Serena
10 12 (0.96%) DataSynapse
10 12 (0.96%) Talarian
11 11 (0.88%) Informatica
12 10 (0.80%) Cloudera
13 8 (0.64%) Google
13 8 (0.64%) DevExpress
13 8 (0.64%) Bloomberg
14 6 (0.48%) Syncfusion
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