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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 86 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 558 577 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.64% 2.77% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.22% 6.49% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 450 438
Average daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £350 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 31
Average hourly rate £30.19 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.78 £20.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.17 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +8.10%
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
8977 8891 8693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.45% 42.68% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6664 6632 6177
Average daily rate £474 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 53 76
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £16.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 87 £575 +4.54% 82
Canary Wharf -1 4 £415 -39.19% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - - 2
Docklands, London +7 2 £677 +21.98%
Westminster -2 2 £550 -
Croydon -12 2 £143 -60.41%
Wembley - 2 £350 -
Osterley - 2 £475 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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++.

1 401 (34.96%) Linux
2 388 (33.83%) Java
3 384 (33.48%) Python
4 375 (32.69%) C#
5 339 (29.56%) Finance
6 283 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
7 281 (24.50%) Front Office
8 279 (24.32%) SQL
9 265 (23.10%) Unix
10 242 (21.10%) Banking
11 227 (19.79%) Multithreading
12 223 (19.44%) C
13 201 (17.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 198 (17.26%) Degree
15 182 (15.87%) OO
16 174 (15.17%) Windows
17 169 (14.73%) Low Latency
18 168 (14.65%) Perl
19 164 (14.30%) Investment Banking
20 155 (13.51%) Software Engineering
21 152 (13.25%) .NET
22 149 (12.99%) TDD
23 139 (12.12%) Derivative
24 137 (11.94%) Computer Science
25 131 (11.42%) Electronic Trading
25 131 (11.42%) Oracle
26 118 (10.29%) JavaScript
27 117 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
28 114 (9.94%) Mathematics
29 108 (9.42%) STL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (2.62%) Node.js
2 20 (1.74%) Apache
3 10 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
4 9 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 9 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (0.78%) nginx
4 9 (0.78%) SAS
5 7 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.44%) Confluence
7 4 (0.35%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.35%) CMS
7 4 (0.35%) JBoss
7 4 (0.35%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.26%) GemFire
8 3 (0.26%) Jetty
9 2 (0.17%) IIS
10 1 (0.087%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.087%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.31%) MS Project
3 12 (1.05%) MS Office
4 5 (0.44%) SPSS
5 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.17%) Simulink
7 1 (0.087%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.087%) Maple
7 1 (0.087%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.087%) Maya
7 1 (0.087%) MODO
7 1 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (1.13%) Endur
2 3 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.087%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.087%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.087%) Kondor
4 1 (0.087%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.087%) RMDS
4 1 (0.087%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.48%) GitHub
4 13 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (1.05%) CloudFront
5 12 (1.05%) SaaS
6 6 (0.52%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.26%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.26%) IaaS
7 3 (0.26%) PaaS
7 3 (0.26%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.087%) Force.com
9 1 (0.087%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 76 (6.63%) TCP/IP
2 59 (5.14%) HTTP
3 37 (3.23%) Internet
4 29 (2.53%) SSL
5 18 (1.57%) DNS
6 17 (1.48%) Bluetooth
7 15 (1.31%) LDAP
8 14 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (1.22%) X.509
8 14 (1.22%) ZigBee
9 13 (1.13%) 802.15
9 13 (1.13%) Firewall
10 12 (1.05%) VPN
11 11 (0.96%) Multicast
12 10 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (0.87%) SMTP
13 8 (0.70%) DVB
14 6 (0.52%) IMAP
14 6 (0.52%) SSH
15 5 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 74 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 54 (4.71%) MySQL
4 36 (3.14%) Big Data
5 34 (2.96%) Oracle Database
6 33 (2.88%) Hadoop
7 28 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (2.27%) MongoDB
8 26 (2.27%) OLTP
8 26 (2.27%) Redis
9 24 (2.09%) NoSQL
10 23 (2.01%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.83%) KDB
12 17 (1.48%) Data Mining
13 15 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.13%) QlikView
14 13 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.96%) DB2
15 11 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 54 (4.71%) Jenkins
3 39 (3.40%) JIRA
4 38 (3.31%) Subversion
5 29 (2.53%) Maven
6 15 (1.31%) Xcode
7 14 (1.22%) Ant
7 14 (1.22%) Selenium
8 13 (1.13%) Vagrant
9 12 (1.05%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.96%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.96%) Gradle
11 9 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (0.78%) GDB
12 8 (0.70%) CMake
13 7 (0.61%) Apache Ivy
13 7 (0.61%) Appium
13 7 (0.61%) Hudson
14 6 (0.52%) Artifactory
14 6 (0.52%) JBehave
General
1 339 (29.56%) Finance
2 281 (24.50%) Front Office
3 242 (21.10%) Banking
4 164 (14.30%) Investment Banking
5 30 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.09%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.92%) Games
8 21 (1.83%) Marketing
9 13 (1.13%) Retail
10 12 (1.05%) Electronics
11 6 (0.52%) Back Office
11 6 (0.52%) Publishing
12 5 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.26%) Advertising
14 3 (0.26%) Law
14 3 (0.26%) Legal
15 1 (0.087%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 765 (66.70%) Developer
2 397 (34.61%) C++ Developer
3 111 (9.68%) Quantitative Developer
4 85 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 81 (7.06%) Analyst
6 76 (6.63%) Python Developer
7 72 (6.28%) Java Developer
8 53 (4.62%) Front Office Developer
8 53 (4.62%) Software Engineer
8 53 (4.62%) Unix Developer
9 50 (4.36%) Senior Developer
10 46 (4.01%) Quantitative Analyst
11 43 (3.75%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 34 (2.96%) C++/C# Developer
13 33 (2.88%) Front Office C++ Developer
13 33 (2.88%) iOS Developer
14 32 (2.79%) Architect
14 32 (2.79%) Linux Developer
15 31 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
16 30 (2.62%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (13.25%) .NET
2 108 (9.42%) STL
3 83 (7.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 79 (6.89%) XML
5 77 (6.71%) HTML
6 61 (5.32%) Qt
7 57 (4.97%) FIX Protocol
8 53 (4.62%) OpenGL
9 46 (4.01%) JSON
10 43 (3.75%) WPF
11 41 (3.57%) Web Services
12 40 (3.49%) CSS
13 31 (2.70%) REST
14 30 (2.62%) AngularJS
14 30 (2.62%) WinForms
15 25 (2.18%) WCF
16 24 (2.09%) Middleware
17 18 (1.57%) Ajax
17 18 (1.57%) Django
17 18 (1.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 201 (17.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 139 (12.12%) Derivative
3 137 (11.94%) Computer Science
4 117 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
5 114 (9.94%) Mathematics
6 79 (6.89%) Fixed Income
7 59 (5.14%) Algorithms
8 43 (3.75%) Data Structures
8 43 (3.75%) Physics
9 40 (3.49%) Market Risk
10 36 (3.14%) Equities
10 36 (3.14%) Statistics
11 32 (2.79%) Credit Risk
12 26 (2.27%) Credit Derivative
13 25 (2.18%) Grid Computing
14 24 (2.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 22 (1.92%) Mobile App
16 19 (1.66%) Digital Media
17 18 (1.57%) Augmented Reality
17 18 (1.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 401 (34.96%) Linux
2 265 (23.10%) Unix
3 174 (15.17%) Windows
4 57 (4.97%) Apple iOS
5 53 (4.62%) Solaris
6 37 (3.23%) Android
7 16 (1.39%) AIX
7 16 (1.39%) HPUX
7 16 (1.39%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.61%) CentOS
10 6 (0.52%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.26%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.26%) SUSE
13 2 (0.17%) Debian
13 2 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (24.67%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (19.79%) Multithreading
3 182 (15.87%) OO
4 169 (14.73%) Low Latency
5 155 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 149 (12.99%) TDD
7 131 (11.42%) Electronic Trading
8 101 (8.81%) Risk Management
9 90 (7.85%) SDLC
10 87 (7.59%) Analytics
11 78 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
12 66 (5.75%) Open Source
13 56 (4.88%) BDD
14 54 (4.71%) E-Commerce
15 52 (4.53%) DevOps
15 52 (4.53%) Pair Programming
16 51 (4.45%) Algorithmic Trading
17 46 (4.01%) Release Management
18 45 (3.92%) OOP
18 45 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 388 (33.83%) Java
2 384 (33.48%) Python
3 375 (32.69%) C#
4 279 (24.32%) SQL
5 223 (19.44%) C
6 168 (14.65%) Perl
7 118 (10.29%) JavaScript
8 68 (5.93%) Ruby
9 66 (5.75%) Shell Script
10 63 (5.49%) VBA
11 51 (4.45%) Bash Shell
12 40 (3.49%) VC++
13 37 (3.23%) R
14 36 (3.14%) Scala
15 35 (3.05%) PowerShell
16 33 (2.88%) Objective-C
17 24 (2.09%) Go
18 21 (1.83%) VB
19 19 (1.66%) PHP
20 18 (1.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 198 (17.26%) Degree
2 67 (5.84%) PhD
3 61 (5.32%) Security Cleared
4 37 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.26%) CREST Certified
6 3 (0.26%) ISEB
6 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.26%) PMP
6 3 (0.26%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.087%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.087%) CEH
8 1 (0.087%) SANS
8 1 (0.087%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.75%) QA
2 7 (0.61%) MiFID
3 4 (0.35%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.17%) Basel III
4 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.17%) MISRA
4 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.087%) COBIT
5 1 (0.087%) SDET
System Software
1 41 (3.57%) Docker
2 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.35%) Ceph
4 3 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.26%) GlusterFS
4 3 (0.26%) LXC
4 3 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
4 3 (0.26%) vCloud
4 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) KVM
5 2 (0.17%) NFS
6 1 (0.087%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.087%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.087%) HDFS
6 1 (0.087%) iptables
6 1 (0.087%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.087%) Squid
6 1 (0.087%) Varnish
6 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.087%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (3.49%) Puppet
2 24 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.01%) logstash
4 22 (1.92%) Kibana
5 20 (1.74%) Ansible
6 18 (1.57%) Grafana
6 18 (1.57%) Uchiwa
7 7 (0.61%) HAProxy
7 7 (0.61%) Salt
8 6 (0.52%) Nagios
9 5 (0.44%) yum
10 4 (0.35%) Control-M
10 4 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.26%) Cacti
11 3 (0.26%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.26%) Graphite
11 3 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.26%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.26%) MOM
11 3 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 131 (11.42%) Oracle
2 44 (3.84%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.40%) Sybase
4 26 (2.27%) Splunk
5 17 (1.48%) TIBCO
5 17 (1.48%) VMware
6 16 (1.39%) Google
7 12 (1.05%) OpenLink
8 11 (0.96%) Red Hat
9 10 (0.87%) Tableau
10 9 (0.78%) Bloomberg
10 9 (0.78%) Cisco
10 9 (0.78%) HP
11 8 (0.70%) Apple
11 8 (0.70%) DataSynapse
11 8 (0.70%) OpenTV
11 8 (0.70%) Rally
12 7 (0.61%) Perforce
12 7 (0.61%) SAP
12 7 (0.61%) Solace
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