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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 100 95 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing C++ 538 555 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.48% 2.48% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 5.60% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 414 579
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £44.50 £37.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.88% +88.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.49 £33.85 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.25 £43.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.44 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +1.10%
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
9942 9907 10166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.81% 44.36% 42.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7450 7450 7752
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 69 53
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £51.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 5 December 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 December 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 5 December 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 -4 91 £575 -8.00% 47
Bromley - 5 £375 - 1
Docklands, London +2 4 - -
Hillingdon - 4 £375 -
Canary Wharf -4 3 £556 -16.03%
New Malden - 3 - -
Hayes - 2 £340 -
Uxbridge +5 1 £305 - 1
Osterley - 1 £425 -
Greenford - 1 £360 -
Northolt - 1 £340 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 (44.05%) Java
2 355 (35.22%) Python
3 317 (31.45%) Linux
4 294 (29.17%) C#
5 289 (28.67%) Finance
6 277 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
7 247 (24.50%) SQL
8 208 (20.63%) Unix
9 197 (19.54%) Banking
10 195 (19.35%) C
11 174 (17.26%) Front Office
12 172 (17.06%) Multithreading
13 168 (16.67%) OO
14 153 (15.18%) Oracle
15 144 (14.29%) Degree
16 140 (13.89%) Perl
17 133 (13.19%) TDD
18 130 (12.90%) Software Engineering
19 124 (12.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 123 (12.20%) Investment Banking
21 122 (12.10%) JavaScript
22 113 (11.21%) Windows
23 110 (10.91%) STL
23 110 (10.91%) HTML
24 108 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
25 101 (10.02%) Low Latency
26 96 (9.52%) Fixed Income
27 95 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
28 93 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
28 93 (9.23%) Algorithms

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 31 (3.08%) Apache Spark
2 30 (2.98%) Apache
3 23 (2.28%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
5 13 (1.29%) Confluence
6 12 (1.19%) SAS
7 5 (0.50%) IIS
7 5 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.40%) CMS
8 4 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.30%) IPython
9 3 (0.30%) JBoss
9 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.30%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.099%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 24 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.69%) PaintShop Pro
4 5 (0.50%) MS Project
4 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.50%) SPSS
5 4 (0.40%) MS Office
6 2 (0.20%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.20%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.20%) Simulink
6 2 (0.20%) Stata
7 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.099%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.29%) RMDS
2 5 (0.50%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.40%) Relativity
3 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.30%) Summit
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.099%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.099%) Endur
6 1 (0.099%) Orchestrade
6 1 (0.099%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (2.58%) GitHub
3 17 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.69%) SaaS
6 6 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.50%) Force.com
8 4 (0.40%) Office 365
8 4 (0.40%) Veeva
9 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.30%) Google Play
9 3 (0.30%) PaaS
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.20%) Flurry Analytics
10 2 (0.20%) Trello
11 1 (0.099%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.099%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.099%) Heroku
11 1 (0.099%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.36%) HTTP
2 29 (2.88%) Internet
2 29 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.18%) Kerberos
4 15 (1.49%) SSL
5 13 (1.29%) LDAP
6 11 (1.09%) DVB
6 11 (1.09%) Firewall
6 11 (1.09%) VoIP
7 10 (0.99%) LAN
8 8 (0.79%) WAN
9 7 (0.69%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.50%) Wireless
10 5 (0.50%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.40%) DNS
11 4 (0.40%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.40%) Multicast
11 4 (0.40%) Softphone
12 3 (0.30%) CDMA
12 3 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (4.96%) Big Data
2 47 (4.66%) Hadoop
2 47 (4.66%) Oracle Database
3 45 (4.46%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.97%) NoSQL
5 37 (3.67%) SQL Server
6 34 (3.37%) OLTP
7 28 (2.78%) MySQL
8 25 (2.48%) KDB
9 24 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (1.88%) Apache Hive
10 19 (1.88%) DB2
11 14 (1.39%) Data Mining
11 14 (1.39%) MongoDB
12 13 (1.29%) Tick Data
13 12 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.89%) Kdb+
14 9 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (0.79%) QlikView
15 8 (0.79%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 77 (7.64%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.65%) Subversion
3 48 (4.76%) JIRA
4 32 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 31 (3.08%) Maven
6 20 (1.98%) Android Studio
7 19 (1.88%) TeamCity
8 18 (1.79%) Cucumber
9 15 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 14 (1.39%) Gradle
11 13 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (1.19%) Xcode
13 10 (0.99%) JUnit
14 8 (0.79%) CocoaPods
14 8 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (0.79%) Selenium
15 7 (0.69%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 5 (0.50%) Qt Creator
General
1 289 (28.67%) Finance
2 197 (19.54%) Banking
3 174 (17.26%) Front Office
4 123 (12.20%) Investment Banking
5 63 (6.25%) Games
6 25 (2.48%) Marketing
7 22 (2.18%) Back Office
8 15 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.29%) Publishing
10 11 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.79%) Retail
12 6 (0.60%) Legal
13 5 (0.50%) Advertising
13 5 (0.50%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.50%) Electronics
14 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.30%) French Language
15 3 (0.30%) Law
15 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 669 (66.37%) Developer
2 373 (37.00%) C++ Developer
3 107 (10.62%) Java Developer
4 99 (9.82%) C# Developer
5 93 (9.23%) Python Developer
6 87 (8.63%) Analyst
7 74 (7.34%) Quantitative Developer
8 69 (6.85%) C++/C# Developer
9 51 (5.06%) C++/Java Developer
10 50 (4.96%) Linux Developer
11 43 (4.27%) Software Engineer
12 38 (3.77%) Senior Developer
13 36 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
14 32 (3.17%) C++ Quantitative Developer
15 31 (3.08%) Architect
16 29 (2.88%) Electronic Trading Developer
17 28 (2.78%) Front Office Developer
18 26 (2.58%) Unix Developer
19 25 (2.48%) Qualitative Analyst
19 25 (2.48%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (10.91%) HTML
1 110 (10.91%) STL
2 85 (8.43%) .NET
3 82 (8.13%) XML
4 59 (5.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 44 (4.37%) FIX Protocol
5 44 (4.37%) HTML5
6 42 (4.17%) Web Services
7 39 (3.87%) CSS
8 37 (3.67%) OpenGL
9 36 (3.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 35 (3.47%) JSON
10 35 (3.47%) RESTful
11 33 (3.27%) REST
12 30 (2.98%) J2EE
12 30 (2.98%) WPF
13 29 (2.88%) XSLT
14 27 (2.68%) Spring
15 25 (2.48%) AngularJS
15 25 (2.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 124 (12.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 96 (9.52%) Fixed Income
3 93 (9.23%) Algorithms
3 93 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (8.63%) Computer Science
5 76 (7.54%) Derivative
6 63 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 48 (4.76%) Data Structures
8 44 (4.37%) Market Risk
9 42 (4.17%) Equities
10 39 (3.87%) User Experience
11 35 (3.47%) Credit Risk
12 26 (2.58%) Mobile App
13 24 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
14 23 (2.28%) Client/Server
15 22 (2.18%) Physics
16 19 (1.88%) Grid Computing
16 19 (1.88%) Statistics
17 18 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
18 17 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 317 (31.45%) Linux
2 208 (20.63%) Unix
3 113 (11.21%) Windows
4 56 (5.56%) Android
5 47 (4.66%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.58%) Solaris
7 12 (1.19%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.99%) MVS
10 7 (0.69%) AIX
11 6 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.50%) HPUX
12 5 (0.50%) SUSE
13 4 (0.40%) CentOS
13 4 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.099%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (17.06%) Multithreading
3 168 (16.67%) OO
4 133 (13.19%) TDD
5 130 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 108 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
7 101 (10.02%) Low Latency
8 95 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (8.93%) Analytics
10 89 (8.83%) SDLC
11 76 (7.54%) Risk Management
12 71 (7.04%) DevOps
12 71 (7.04%) Scrum
13 58 (5.75%) Unit Testing
14 57 (5.65%) Multithreaded Programming
15 56 (5.56%) Release Management
16 47 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
17 45 (4.46%) Algorithmic Trading
18 43 (4.27%) OOP
19 36 (3.57%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 444 (44.05%) Java
2 355 (35.22%) Python
3 294 (29.17%) C#
4 247 (24.50%) SQL
5 195 (19.35%) C
6 140 (13.89%) Perl
7 122 (12.10%) JavaScript
8 54 (5.36%) R
8 54 (5.36%) Shell Script
9 42 (4.17%) PHP
9 42 (4.17%) Scala
10 37 (3.67%) Bash Shell
11 34 (3.37%) Objective-C
12 30 (2.98%) Go
12 30 (2.98%) Ruby
13 28 (2.78%) MATLAB
14 26 (2.58%) VB
15 23 (2.28%) VBA
16 18 (1.79%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.59%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 144 (14.29%) Degree
2 34 (3.37%) PhD
3 14 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.79%) MCITP
5 8 (0.79%) MCSE
5 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.60%) PMP
7 4 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.30%) ISEB
9 2 (0.20%) CEH
9 2 (0.20%) CISA
9 2 (0.20%) CISM
9 2 (0.20%) CISSP
9 2 (0.20%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.20%) GIAC
10 1 (0.099%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.099%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.35%) QA
2 18 (1.79%) MiFID
3 17 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.50%) MISRA
6 4 (0.40%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 4 (0.40%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.099%) COBIT
8 1 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.099%) GCP
8 1 (0.099%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.89%) Docker
3 5 (0.50%) NFS
4 4 (0.40%) Squid
4 4 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.099%) Firmware
7 1 (0.099%) GPFS
7 1 (0.099%) HDFS
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.099%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.099%) zsh
Systems Management
1 36 (3.57%) Puppet
2 27 (2.68%) Ansible
3 25 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.99%) Salt
5 9 (0.89%) SCOM
6 8 (0.79%) Control-M
7 7 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.40%) logstash
9 3 (0.30%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.30%) MOM
9 3 (0.30%) Nagios
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.20%) OSSEC
10 2 (0.20%) Thomson Reuters DACS
11 1 (0.099%) Graphite
11 1 (0.099%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.099%) Icinga
11 1 (0.099%) Mesos
Vendors
1 153 (15.18%) Oracle
2 46 (4.56%) Sybase
3 34 (3.37%) TIBCO
4 24 (2.38%) Google
5 22 (2.18%) Reuters
6 21 (2.08%) Bloomberg
6 21 (2.08%) Microsoft
7 18 (1.79%) Informatica
7 18 (1.79%) ION Trading
8 17 (1.69%) Teradata
9 16 (1.59%) Netezza
9 16 (1.59%) Solace
10 13 (1.29%) Hortonworks
11 11 (1.09%) Splunk
12 9 (0.89%) IBM
13 8 (0.79%) DataSynapse
14 7 (0.69%) Cognizant
14 7 (0.69%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.69%) Tableau
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