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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 95 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 547 609 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.52% 2.75% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 6.61% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 445 472
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.26%
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
9474 9217 9297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.59% 41.57% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7216 6709 6894
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 63
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £52.19 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +15 77 £563 -2.17% 62
Canary Wharf +10 11 £550 +5.26%
Hayes - 4 £340 -
Croydon -8 3 £438 - 1
Uxbridge +8 2 - - 1
Southall - 2 £340 -
Bromley -10 1 £425 -
Greenford - 1 £345 -
Paddington - 1 - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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++.

1 444 (39.86%) Linux
2 433 (38.87%) Java
3 379 (34.02%) Python
4 363 (32.59%) C#
5 351 (31.51%) Finance
6 319 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
7 295 (26.48%) SQL
8 274 (24.60%) Front Office
9 246 (22.08%) Multithreading
10 243 (21.81%) Unix
11 226 (20.29%) C
12 221 (19.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 186 (16.70%) Low Latency
14 178 (15.98%) OO
15 176 (15.80%) Perl
16 175 (15.71%) TDD
17 169 (15.17%) Degree
18 168 (15.08%) Banking
19 165 (14.81%) Windows
20 163 (14.63%) .NET
21 154 (13.82%) Software Engineering
22 149 (13.38%) Oracle
23 139 (12.48%) Electronic Trading
24 126 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
25 122 (10.95%) JavaScript
26 115 (10.32%) Risk Management
27 104 (9.34%) Computer Science
28 102 (9.16%) STL
29 101 (9.07%) Derivative
29 101 (9.07%) Continuous Integration

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 32 (2.87%) Node.js
2 27 (2.42%) Confluence
3 26 (2.33%) Apache
4 21 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.35%) IIS
6 14 (1.26%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.08%) SAS
8 9 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (0.54%) CMS
9 6 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.54%) nginx
9 6 (0.54%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.36%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.27%) GemFire
11 3 (0.27%) JBoss
11 3 (0.27%) Jetty
11 3 (0.27%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.18%) FileNet
Applications
1 27 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.63%) MS Office
2 7 (0.63%) MS Project
3 4 (0.36%) Mathematica
3 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.090%) MODO
5 1 (0.090%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.090%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.090%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.090%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 13 (1.17%) Endur
2 6 (0.54%) RMDS
3 3 (0.27%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.27%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.090%) Kondor
5 1 (0.090%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.80%) GitHub
4 15 (1.35%) PaaS
5 11 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.90%) CloudFront
7 7 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.45%) SaaS
9 4 (0.36%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.27%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.090%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.090%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.090%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.090%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (5.83%) HTTP
2 63 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.33%) SSL
4 22 (1.97%) Internet
5 19 (1.71%) Firewall
6 15 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (1.17%) DNS
8 11 (0.99%) VPN
9 9 (0.81%) Multicast
10 7 (0.63%) DVB
10 7 (0.63%) Kerberos
10 7 (0.63%) VoIP
10 7 (0.63%) X.509
11 6 (0.54%) 802.15
11 6 (0.54%) Bluetooth
11 6 (0.54%) DHCP
11 6 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.54%) ZigBee
12 5 (0.45%) LDAP
13 4 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.73%) Relational Database
3 52 (4.67%) MySQL
4 42 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 38 (3.41%) OLTP
5 38 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (3.23%) Oracle Database
7 27 (2.42%) DB2
7 27 (2.42%) Redis
8 26 (2.33%) KDB
8 26 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 22 (1.97%) Big Data
10 21 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.53%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.99%) Data Mining
14 11 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.90%) ObjectStore
15 10 (0.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 75 (6.73%) Jenkins
2 67 (6.01%) Git (software)
3 64 (5.75%) JIRA
4 40 (3.59%) Subversion
5 21 (1.89%) Maven
6 20 (1.80%) Visual Studio
7 19 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 19 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 15 (1.35%) Ant
8 15 (1.35%) Gradle
9 13 (1.17%) JUnit
10 12 (1.08%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.08%) GDB
11 11 (0.99%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.90%) Vagrant
13 9 (0.81%) MSBuild
13 9 (0.81%) NUnit
14 8 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.54%) TestNG
General
1 351 (31.51%) Finance
2 274 (24.60%) Front Office
3 168 (15.08%) Banking
4 81 (7.27%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.44%) Marketing
7 15 (1.35%) Games
8 8 (0.72%) Legal
9 6 (0.54%) Back Office
9 6 (0.54%) Retail
10 5 (0.45%) Electronics
10 5 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.45%) Publishing
11 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.090%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.090%) Bulgarian Language
12 1 (0.090%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.090%) Estonian Language
12 1 (0.090%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 725 (65.08%) Developer
2 384 (34.47%) C++ Developer
3 99 (8.89%) C# Developer
4 92 (8.26%) Java Developer
5 83 (7.45%) Python Developer
6 77 (6.91%) Analyst
7 70 (6.28%) Quantitative Developer
8 64 (5.75%) Linux Developer
9 45 (4.04%) Front Office Developer
9 45 (4.04%) Unix Developer
10 42 (3.77%) Oracle Developer
10 42 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 42 (3.77%) Software Engineer
11 41 (3.68%) C++/C# Developer
12 37 (3.32%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 37 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
13 34 (3.05%) Qualitative Analyst
13 34 (3.05%) Quantitative Analyst
14 33 (2.96%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 33 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (14.63%) .NET
2 102 (9.16%) STL
3 74 (6.64%) HTML
4 67 (6.01%) XML
5 62 (5.57%) FIX Protocol
6 61 (5.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 54 (4.85%) WPF
8 50 (4.49%) Qt
9 46 (4.13%) OpenGL
10 45 (4.04%) Middleware
11 42 (3.77%) REST
12 39 (3.50%) JSON
13 38 (3.41%) CSS
14 36 (3.23%) WinForms
15 30 (2.69%) ASP.NET
16 29 (2.60%) J2EE
17 27 (2.42%) jQuery
18 23 (2.06%) Django
19 22 (1.97%) Web Services
20 21 (1.89%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 221 (19.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 126 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (9.34%) Computer Science
4 101 (9.07%) Derivative
5 90 (8.08%) Fixed Income
6 77 (6.91%) Mathematics
7 71 (6.37%) Algorithms
8 45 (4.04%) Data Structures
9 36 (3.23%) Statistics
10 34 (3.05%) Equities
10 34 (3.05%) Market Risk
11 30 (2.69%) Credit Risk
11 30 (2.69%) Embedded Systems
12 29 (2.60%) Credit Derivative
13 25 (2.24%) Management Information System
14 24 (2.15%) Physics
15 19 (1.71%) STB
15 19 (1.71%) User Experience
16 18 (1.62%) Device Driver
17 17 (1.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 444 (39.86%) Linux
2 243 (21.81%) Unix
3 165 (14.81%) Windows
4 31 (2.78%) Solaris
5 30 (2.69%) Android
6 24 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 23 (2.06%) Windows Server
8 18 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (1.26%) AIX
11 8 (0.72%) HPUX
12 6 (0.54%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.27%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.18%) CentOS
15 2 (0.18%) Debian
15 2 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (22.08%) Multithreading
3 186 (16.70%) Low Latency
4 178 (15.98%) OO
5 175 (15.71%) TDD
6 154 (13.82%) Software Engineering
7 139 (12.48%) Electronic Trading
8 115 (10.32%) Risk Management
9 101 (9.07%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (8.89%) SDLC
11 80 (7.18%) DevOps
11 80 (7.18%) Market Making
12 78 (7.00%) Analytics
13 77 (6.91%) Scrum
14 76 (6.82%) Algorithmic Trading
15 54 (4.85%) Release Management
16 53 (4.76%) Unit Testing
17 50 (4.49%) Open Source
18 47 (4.22%) Pair Programming
19 46 (4.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 433 (38.87%) Java
2 379 (34.02%) Python
3 363 (32.59%) C#
4 295 (26.48%) SQL
5 226 (20.29%) C
6 176 (15.80%) Perl
7 122 (10.95%) JavaScript
8 82 (7.36%) Ruby
9 61 (5.48%) Shell Script
10 60 (5.39%) PowerShell
10 60 (5.39%) VBA
11 52 (4.67%) Bash Shell
12 40 (3.59%) R
13 37 (3.32%) VB
14 32 (2.87%) VC++
15 28 (2.51%) Korn
16 24 (2.15%) Objective-C
17 23 (2.06%) Scala
18 18 (1.62%) Go
19 17 (1.53%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 169 (15.17%) Degree
2 73 (6.55%) PhD
3 44 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 29 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.45%) MCITP
5 5 (0.45%) MCSE
5 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.27%) CEH
7 3 (0.27%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.18%) CISSP
8 2 (0.18%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.18%) GIAC
8 2 (0.18%) OSCP
8 2 (0.18%) SANS
9 1 (0.090%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (0.090%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.090%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (6.10%) QA
2 11 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.45%) MiFID
4 3 (0.27%) ISO15022
4 3 (0.27%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.18%) SLA
6 1 (0.090%) COBIT
6 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.090%) SDET
System Software
1 52 (4.67%) Docker
2 10 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.72%) VMware ESX
3 8 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.63%) Ceph
5 6 (0.54%) etcd
5 6 (0.54%) flannel
5 6 (0.54%) GlusterFS
5 6 (0.54%) LXC
6 4 (0.36%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.36%) KVM
7 3 (0.27%) NFS
8 2 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (0.18%) Xen
9 1 (0.090%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.090%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.090%) Squid
9 1 (0.090%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 59 (5.30%) Puppet
2 49 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (4.22%) Ansible
4 27 (2.42%) Kibana
4 27 (2.42%) logstash
5 21 (1.89%) Grafana
5 21 (1.89%) Salt
5 21 (1.89%) Uchiwa
6 14 (1.26%) Control-M
7 10 (0.90%) Nagios
8 7 (0.63%) HAProxy
8 7 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (0.54%) Graphite
9 6 (0.54%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (0.54%) SCOM
10 5 (0.45%) HP Fortify
10 5 (0.45%) WebInspect
11 3 (0.27%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 149 (13.38%) Oracle
2 45 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 43 (3.86%) Sybase
4 32 (2.87%) VMware
5 27 (2.42%) TIBCO
6 24 (2.15%) Splunk
7 23 (2.06%) Red Hat
8 16 (1.44%) IBM
9 15 (1.35%) Sitecore
10 13 (1.17%) Google
10 13 (1.17%) Informatica
10 13 (1.17%) OpenLink
11 11 (0.99%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.90%) OpenTV
13 9 (0.81%) Solace
14 8 (0.72%) ION Trading
14 8 (0.72%) Netezza
14 8 (0.72%) Teradata
15 7 (0.63%) DataSynapse
15 7 (0.63%) Reuters
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