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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 74 73 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Contract jobs citing C++ 637 653 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.69% 2.73% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.26% 6.56% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 503 691
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £352 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £675 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 30
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.40 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.80 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
10176 9960 11003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.91% 41.61% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7508 7025 7841
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 61 84
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -10 150 £625 +8.69% 66
Kingston Upon Thames +2 7 £300 -2.04% 2
Croydon - 5 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £531 -
Hillingdon - 4 £325 -
Bromley - 3 £500 - 3
Paddington - 3 £558 -
Greenford - 2 £355 -
Docklands, London -7 1 £475 -13.63%
Hounslow - 1 - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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++.

1 449 (36.06%) Java
2 440 (35.34%) Linux
3 431 (34.62%) C#
4 401 (32.21%) Finance
5 389 (31.24%) SQL
6 353 (28.35%) Banking
7 322 (25.86%) Python
8 316 (25.38%) UNIX
9 313 (25.14%) Multithreading
10 291 (23.37%) Front Office
11 250 (20.08%) Investment Banking
12 242 (19.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 236 (18.96%) Oracle
14 223 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
15 215 (17.27%) Windows
16 204 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
17 183 (14.70%) .NET
18 175 (14.06%) STL
19 169 (13.57%) Low Latency
20 168 (13.49%) Perl
21 160 (12.85%) C
21 160 (12.85%) OO
22 154 (12.37%) Derivative
23 141 (11.33%) Degree
24 125 (10.04%) SDLC
25 124 (9.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
26 123 (9.88%) JavaScript
27 122 (9.80%) Fixed Income
28 105 (8.43%) TDD
29 104 (8.35%) Risk Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (2.73%) MQSeries
2 32 (2.57%) Apache
3 29 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 20 (1.61%) IIS
4 20 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
5 19 (1.53%) Node.js
6 18 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (0.96%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.72%) JBoss
9 7 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.48%) SAS
10 6 (0.48%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.48%) nginx
11 5 (0.40%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.32%) Confluence
12 4 (0.32%) Jetty
12 4 (0.32%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.32%) GemFire
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Spatial
14 2 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.93%) Maya
3 21 (1.69%) MS Office
4 10 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.48%) MS Project
7 5 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.32%) Maple
8 4 (0.32%) LaTeX
8 4 (0.32%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.24%) SPSS
10 1 (0.080%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.080%) Simulink
10 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.56%) Summit
2 6 (0.48%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.16%) RMDS
4 1 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
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 29 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.40%) SaaS
2 5 (0.40%) IaaS
2 5 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.32%) PaaS
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.16%) GitHub
6 1 (0.080%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.080%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.080%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.080%) Force.com
6 1 (0.080%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.17%) HTTP
2 22 (1.77%) Firewall
3 14 (1.12%) Internet
4 13 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.96%) VPN
6 10 (0.80%) SSL
7 9 (0.72%) DNS
8 8 (0.64%) 3G
8 8 (0.64%) 2G
9 7 (0.56%) SSH
9 7 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.56%) SS7
9 7 (0.56%) SMTP
9 7 (0.56%) LDAP
9 7 (0.56%) CDMA
9 7 (0.56%) 3GPP
9 7 (0.56%) SCCP
10 5 (0.40%) VoIP
10 5 (0.40%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.66%) Oracle Database
3 47 (3.78%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.29%) MySQL
5 36 (2.89%) Hadoop
6 29 (2.33%) Big Data
7 26 (2.09%) MongoDB
7 26 (2.09%) RDBMS
8 24 (1.93%) OLTP
9 23 (1.85%) KDB
10 22 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.20%) NoSQL
13 13 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (0.96%) DB2
15 8 (0.64%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.56%) HBase
17 6 (0.48%) Apache Hive
18 5 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
18 5 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 91 (7.31%) Subversion
2 66 (5.30%) Git (software)
3 47 (3.78%) Jenkins
4 40 (3.21%) JIRA
5 35 (2.81%) Maven
6 28 (2.25%) Ant
7 26 (2.09%) Visual Studio
8 17 (1.37%) NUnit
8 17 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 17 (1.37%) Gradle
9 15 (1.20%) Mercurial
9 15 (1.20%) Hudson
10 14 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.04%) Xcode
11 13 (1.04%) ClearCase
11 13 (1.04%) Eclipse
12 11 (0.88%) MSBuild
13 10 (0.80%) CruiseControl
14 9 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 401 (32.21%) Finance
2 353 (28.35%) Banking
3 291 (23.37%) Front Office
4 250 (20.08%) Investment Banking
5 36 (2.89%) Financial Institution
6 32 (2.57%) Games
7 23 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.12%) Retail
9 10 (0.80%) Electronics
10 4 (0.32%) Law
10 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.32%) Marketing
11 3 (0.24%) French Language
11 3 (0.24%) Legal
11 3 (0.24%) Back Office
12 2 (0.16%) Advertising
13 1 (0.080%) Publishing
13 1 (0.080%) Military
13 1 (0.080%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 915 (73.49%) Developer
2 502 (40.32%) C++ Developer
3 112 (9.00%) C# Developer
4 92 (7.39%) Senior Developer
5 85 (6.83%) Java Developer
6 83 (6.67%) Quantitative Developer
7 79 (6.35%) C++/C# Developer
8 66 (5.30%) Analyst
9 52 (4.18%) Python Developer
10 51 (4.10%) Software Engineer
11 41 (3.29%) Senior C++ Developer
12 38 (3.05%) Mobile Developer
13 32 (2.57%) iOS Developer
14 30 (2.41%) C++ Quantitative Developer
15 29 (2.33%) .NET Developer
16 27 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
17 25 (2.01%) Quantitative Analyst
18 23 (1.85%) Core Java Developer
19 21 (1.69%) Applications Support
20 20 (1.61%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (14.70%) .NET
2 175 (14.06%) STL
3 124 (9.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 88 (7.07%) HTML
5 83 (6.67%) XML
6 75 (6.02%) FIX Protocol
7 69 (5.54%) Web Services
8 62 (4.98%) Middleware
9 43 (3.45%) Qt
10 38 (3.05%) HTML5
11 32 (2.57%) Cocoa
12 31 (2.49%) CSS
13 30 (2.41%) JMS
13 30 (2.41%) iOS SDK
13 30 (2.41%) Android SDK
14 29 (2.33%) Rendezvous
14 29 (2.33%) WCF
15 27 (2.17%) Spring
15 27 (2.17%) NumPy
16 25 (2.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 242 (19.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 204 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 154 (12.37%) Derivative
4 122 (9.80%) Fixed Income
5 103 (8.27%) Computer Science
6 93 (7.47%) Algorithms
7 67 (5.38%) Mathematics
8 63 (5.06%) Credit Risk
9 59 (4.74%) Equities
10 57 (4.58%) Mobile App
11 50 (4.02%) Data Structures
12 42 (3.37%) Physics
13 38 (3.05%) User Experience
14 32 (2.57%) Market Risk
15 30 (2.41%) Grid Computing
16 26 (2.09%) Blackberry
16 26 (2.09%) Statistics
17 23 (1.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 21 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
19 17 (1.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 440 (35.34%) Linux
2 316 (25.38%) UNIX
3 215 (17.27%) Windows
4 70 (5.62%) Android
5 66 (5.30%) Apple iOS
6 55 (4.42%) Solaris
7 28 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.40%) CentOS
11 5 (0.40%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.24%) VMS
13 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.16%) ThreadX
14 2 (0.16%) pSOS
14 2 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (25.14%) Multithreading
2 223 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (13.57%) Low Latency
4 160 (12.85%) OO
5 125 (10.04%) SDLC
6 105 (8.43%) TDD
7 104 (8.35%) Risk Management
8 86 (6.91%) Analytics
9 85 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (6.75%) Software Engineering
11 63 (5.06%) Algorithmic Trading
12 61 (4.90%) Scrum
13 57 (4.58%) OOP
14 51 (4.10%) DevOps
14 51 (4.10%) Functional Programming
15 48 (3.86%) E-Commerce
16 46 (3.69%) Unit Testing
17 45 (3.61%) Electronic Trading
17 45 (3.61%) Release Management
17 45 (3.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 449 (36.06%) Java
2 431 (34.62%) C#
3 389 (31.24%) SQL
4 322 (25.86%) Python
5 168 (13.49%) Perl
6 160 (12.85%) C
7 123 (9.88%) JavaScript
8 79 (6.35%) Shell Script
9 63 (5.06%) Ruby
10 58 (4.66%) VBA
11 57 (4.58%) Scala
12 47 (3.78%) R
13 46 (3.69%) Bash Shell
13 46 (3.69%) Objective-C
14 38 (3.05%) PHP
15 34 (2.73%) VB
16 26 (2.09%) PowerShell
17 24 (1.93%) F#
18 21 (1.69%) Groovy
19 20 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 141 (11.33%) Degree
2 40 (3.21%) PhD
3 23 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
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 62 (4.98%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) COREP
2 5 (0.40%) FINREP
3 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.24%) SLA
4 3 (0.24%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.080%) Basel II
6 1 (0.080%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.080%) Basel III
System Software
1 14 (1.12%) Docker
2 7 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.32%) Firmware
3 4 (0.32%) vCloud
3 4 (0.32%) HDFS
4 3 (0.24%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.16%) QEMU
5 2 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.16%) KVM
5 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.080%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (2.01%) ITRS Geneos
2 23 (1.85%) Puppet
3 21 (1.69%) Ansible
4 20 (1.61%) BladeLogic
5 12 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.48%) logstash
7 4 (0.32%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.32%) Kibana
8 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.16%) Nagios
9 1 (0.080%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.080%) MOM
9 1 (0.080%) Netcool
9 1 (0.080%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.080%) SCCM
9 1 (0.080%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.080%) Cacti
9 1 (0.080%) Salt
9 1 (0.080%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 236 (18.96%) Oracle
2 67 (5.38%) Sybase
3 47 (3.78%) TIBCO
4 36 (2.89%) Microsoft
5 28 (2.25%) Red Hat
6 22 (1.77%) Perforce
7 20 (1.61%) VMware
8 18 (1.45%) IBM
8 18 (1.45%) Solace
9 13 (1.04%) Splunk
10 12 (0.96%) Serena
10 12 (0.96%) DataSynapse
10 12 (0.96%) Talarian
11 10 (0.80%) Cloudera
12 9 (0.72%) Google
12 9 (0.72%) Bloomberg
13 7 (0.56%) HP
13 7 (0.56%) Informatica
13 7 (0.56%) Dialogic
13 7 (0.56%) Tieto
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £725.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per week
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £388.30 - £425.29 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Austin Fraser
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 Per Day (depending on experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NIIT Technologies
Posted: 11 days ago