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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 74 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing C++ 593 652 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.71% 2.83% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.47% 7.03% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 505 532
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£550 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £712 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 22
Average hourly rate £29.74 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.22% -5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
9167 9273 8497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.83% 40.32% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6619 6707 6203
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 84
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £133.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -23 141 £550 -12.00% 106
Canary Wharf +2 8 £523 -25.35%
Docklands, London +4 1 £595 +8.18%
Harrow - 1 £290 - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Westminster - - - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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++.

1 533 (43.87%) Java
2 432 (35.56%) C#
3 416 (34.24%) Linux
4 352 (28.97%) SQL
5 347 (28.56%) Finance
6 342 (28.15%) Banking
7 322 (26.50%) Front Office
8 308 (25.35%) UNIX
9 279 (22.96%) Multithreading
10 273 (22.47%) Python
11 227 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
12 225 (18.52%) Investment Banking
13 214 (17.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 209 (17.20%) OO
15 203 (16.71%) Windows
16 195 (16.05%) .NET
17 194 (15.97%) Low Latency
18 189 (15.56%) Oracle
19 161 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
20 155 (12.76%) C
21 153 (12.59%) Degree
22 150 (12.35%) Fixed Income
23 148 (12.18%) Derivative
24 131 (10.78%) STL
25 125 (10.29%) SQL Server
26 121 (9.96%) Perl
27 118 (9.71%) Computer Science
28 113 (9.30%) TDD
29 98 (8.07%) Analytics
30 92 (7.57%) Equities

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 23 (1.89%) IIS
1 23 (1.89%) Tomcat
2 20 (1.65%) Apache
3 11 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 9 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (0.58%) Node.js
5 7 (0.58%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.49%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle 10gAS
8 4 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.33%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.25%) SAS
9 3 (0.25%) Confluence
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 40 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.99%) MS Office
3 10 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.58%) MS Project
6 3 (0.25%) SPSS
6 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.25%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.082%) Maya
8 1 (0.082%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.15%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.49%) Summit
3 4 (0.33%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (0.33%) RMDS
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.082%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.082%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.082%) HFM
5 1 (0.082%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.082%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.41%) GitHub
2 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.082%) SaaS
3 1 (0.082%) Datadog
3 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.39%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.89%) Firewall
3 14 (1.15%) HTTP
4 8 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.58%) Internet
5 7 (0.58%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.49%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.33%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.33%) DVB
8 3 (0.25%) SSL
8 3 (0.25%) FTP
8 3 (0.25%) AMQP
9 2 (0.16%) Multicast
9 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.16%) Wireless
9 2 (0.16%) GSM
9 2 (0.16%) VPN
10 1 (0.082%) DNS
10 1 (0.082%) DMZ
10 1 (0.082%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 54 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 36 (2.96%) Big Data
4 35 (2.88%) MySQL
5 31 (2.55%) Hadoop
6 28 (2.30%) KDB
7 24 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 20 (1.65%) OLTP
9 16 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 14 (1.15%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.66%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.58%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.58%) HBase
16 6 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (4.61%) Subversion
2 41 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 37 (3.05%) JIRA
4 33 (2.72%) Jenkins
5 28 (2.30%) Maven
6 27 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 22 (1.81%) Ant
7 22 (1.81%) NUnit
7 22 (1.81%) TeamCity
8 20 (1.65%) JUnit
9 17 (1.40%) Gradle
10 16 (1.32%) Xcode
11 14 (1.15%) Mercurial
11 14 (1.15%) MSBuild
12 13 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.74%) ClearCase
14 9 (0.74%) GDB
15 8 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
15 8 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 347 (28.56%) Finance
2 342 (28.15%) Banking
3 322 (26.50%) Front Office
4 225 (18.52%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.48%) Law
6 17 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 17 (1.40%) Marketing
7 15 (1.23%) Games
8 13 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.07%) Back Office
9 11 (0.91%) Advertising
9 11 (0.91%) Retail
10 7 (0.58%) Electronics
10 7 (0.58%) Legal
11 5 (0.41%) Billing
12 4 (0.33%) Automotive
12 4 (0.33%) Avionics
13 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 868 (71.44%) Developer
2 425 (34.98%) C++ Developer
3 122 (10.04%) Java Developer
4 87 (7.16%) C# Developer
5 86 (7.08%) Analyst
6 81 (6.67%) Quantitative Developer
7 72 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 47 (3.87%) Python Developer
9 42 (3.46%) Architect
10 40 (3.29%) C++/C# Developer
11 39 (3.21%) Programmer
12 37 (3.05%) C++/Java Developer
13 36 (2.96%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 33 (2.72%) Software Engineer
15 30 (2.47%) Support Analyst
16 22 (1.81%) Applications Support
17 21 (1.73%) .NET Developer
17 21 (1.73%) iOS Developer
18 18 (1.48%) Senior C++ Developer
19 17 (1.40%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (16.05%) .NET
2 131 (10.78%) STL
3 87 (7.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 78 (6.42%) XML
5 76 (6.26%) FIX Protocol
6 65 (5.35%) HTML
7 61 (5.02%) Middleware
8 41 (3.37%) CSS
9 35 (2.88%) WPF
10 32 (2.63%) Web Services
11 29 (2.39%) Rendezvous
12 28 (2.30%) WCF
13 27 (2.22%) Qt
14 25 (2.06%) HTML5
14 25 (2.06%) ASP.NET
15 24 (1.98%) REST
16 23 (1.89%) Spring
16 23 (1.89%) OpenGL
17 22 (1.81%) Hibernate
17 22 (1.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 214 (17.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 161 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (12.35%) Fixed Income
4 148 (12.18%) Derivative
5 118 (9.71%) Computer Science
6 92 (7.57%) Equities
7 72 (5.93%) Mathematics
8 63 (5.19%) Algorithms
9 46 (3.79%) Grid Computing
10 40 (3.29%) Physics
11 35 (2.88%) Open Source
12 29 (2.39%) Credit Risk
13 24 (1.98%) Market Risk
14 22 (1.81%) User Experience
15 21 (1.73%) Statistics
16 20 (1.65%) Hedge funds
17 18 (1.48%) Data Structures
18 15 (1.23%) STB
19 14 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
20 12 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 416 (34.24%) Linux
2 308 (25.35%) UNIX
3 203 (16.71%) Windows
4 42 (3.46%) Apple iOS
5 36 (2.96%) Android
6 30 (2.47%) Solaris
7 20 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.41%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.25%) Nucleus RTOS
11 3 (0.25%) ThreadX
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.25%) VMS
11 3 (0.25%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (22.96%) Multithreading
2 227 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (17.20%) OO
4 194 (15.97%) Low Latency
5 113 (9.30%) TDD
6 98 (8.07%) Analytics
7 83 (6.83%) OOP
8 77 (6.34%) Software Engineering
9 73 (6.01%) Electronic Trading
10 58 (4.77%) Risk Management
11 55 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (3.54%) Scrum
13 40 (3.29%) Algorithmic Trading
14 39 (3.21%) E-Commerce
15 34 (2.80%) Unit Testing
16 33 (2.72%) Project Management
17 29 (2.39%) DevOps
18 28 (2.30%) iOS Development
18 28 (2.30%) User Acceptance Testing
19 26 (2.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 533 (43.87%) Java
2 432 (35.56%) C#
3 352 (28.97%) SQL
4 273 (22.47%) Python
5 155 (12.76%) C
6 121 (9.96%) Perl
7 88 (7.24%) JavaScript
8 78 (6.42%) Shell Script
9 49 (4.03%) VBA
9 49 (4.03%) VB
10 44 (3.62%) Bash Shell
11 36 (2.96%) Ruby
12 31 (2.55%) PL/SQL
13 30 (2.47%) PHP
14 25 (2.06%) Scala
14 25 (2.06%) R
15 20 (1.65%) Objective-C
16 19 (1.56%) VC++
17 18 (1.48%) PowerShell
18 14 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 153 (12.59%) Degree
2 26 (2.14%) Security Cleared
2 26 (2.14%) PhD
3 19 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.49%) CISSP
5 5 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.33%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.25%) ISEB
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.16%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.082%) OSCP
9 1 (0.082%) CEH
9 1 (0.082%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.082%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.21%) QA
2 8 (0.66%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.41%) COREP
3 5 (0.41%) FINREP
4 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.082%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.16%) QEMU
2 2 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.16%) KVM
2 2 (0.16%) Docker
3 1 (0.082%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.082%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.082%) Firmware
3 1 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 39 (3.21%) ITRS Geneos
2 14 (1.15%) BladeLogic
3 12 (0.99%) Puppet
4 11 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.33%) yum
7 2 (0.16%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.082%) Oozie
8 1 (0.082%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.082%) SCSM
8 1 (0.082%) SCOM
8 1 (0.082%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.082%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.082%) Control-M
8 1 (0.082%) Nagios
8 1 (0.082%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 189 (15.56%) Oracle
2 74 (6.09%) Sybase
3 64 (5.27%) Microsoft
4 61 (5.02%) TIBCO
5 29 (2.39%) ION Trading
6 20 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.07%) Splunk
8 11 (0.91%) Perforce
9 9 (0.74%) Bloomberg
9 9 (0.74%) Fidessa
10 8 (0.66%) Murex
10 8 (0.66%) Informatica
10 8 (0.66%) VeriFone
10 8 (0.66%) Cloudera
11 7 (0.58%) 29West
11 7 (0.58%) VMware
11 7 (0.58%) DataSynapse
11 7 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.49%) IBM
12 6 (0.49%) SAP
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