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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 78 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing C++ 539 632 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.54% 2.91% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 7.18% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 469 494
Average daily rate
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£550 £568 £542
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £352 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 14
Average hourly rate £29.74 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £42.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
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
8982 8805 8169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 40.52% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6614 6259 5870
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £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 42 74 87
Average hourly rate £28.88 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £27.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £52.50 £50.00
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -5 168 £550 -8.33% 79
Canary Wharf +5 3 £683 -2.50%
Docklands, London +3 1 £595 +14.14%
Westminster - 1 £550 -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Feltham - - - - 2
Harrow - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 5
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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++.

1 555 (43.91%) Java
2 451 (35.68%) C#
3 432 (34.18%) Linux
4 358 (28.32%) Banking
5 357 (28.24%) Finance
6 353 (27.93%) SQL
7 314 (24.84%) Front Office
8 304 (24.05%) UNIX
9 294 (23.26%) Multithreading
10 270 (21.36%) Python
11 257 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
12 235 (18.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 233 (18.43%) Windows
14 231 (18.28%) OO
15 229 (18.12%) Investment Banking
16 217 (17.17%) .NET
17 205 (16.22%) Oracle
17 205 (16.22%) Low Latency
18 171 (13.53%) C
19 159 (12.58%) Degree
20 147 (11.63%) Derivative
21 146 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
22 143 (11.31%) STL
23 140 (11.08%) Fixed Income
24 132 (10.44%) TDD
25 126 (9.97%) SQL Server
26 121 (9.57%) Computer Science
27 109 (8.62%) Perl
28 99 (7.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
29 94 (7.44%) Analytics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (1.50%) Apache
2 16 (1.27%) IIS
3 14 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 11 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.55%) TIBCO EMS
6 7 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
7 6 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle 10gAS
9 4 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.32%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.24%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.24%) Confluence
10 3 (0.24%) Node.js
10 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.16%) JBoss
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.079%) CICS
Applications
1 46 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
3 12 (0.95%) MS Project
3 12 (0.95%) MS Office
4 10 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.24%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.079%) Maya
6 1 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.079%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.079%) MODO
6 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.27%) ION MarketView
2 9 (0.71%) IntelliMatch
3 6 (0.47%) Summit
4 5 (0.40%) RMDS
5 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.32%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.079%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.079%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.079%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.32%) GitHub
3 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.079%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.079%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.61%) TCP/IP
2 19 (1.50%) Firewall
3 14 (1.11%) HTTP
4 9 (0.71%) SAN
4 9 (0.71%) NAS
5 6 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.47%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.40%) DNS
6 5 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.40%) DVB
7 4 (0.32%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.24%) AMQP
8 3 (0.24%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.24%) SSH
8 3 (0.24%) Intranet
8 3 (0.24%) Internet
8 3 (0.24%) Extranet
8 3 (0.24%) SSL
8 3 (0.24%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.16%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.98%) Relational Database
3 56 (4.43%) Oracle Database
4 43 (3.40%) MySQL
5 37 (2.93%) Big Data
6 31 (2.45%) KDB
7 28 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 25 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 21 (1.66%) NoSQL
10 20 (1.58%) OLTP
11 13 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.63%) MarkLogic
13 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.47%) SQLite
14 6 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 48 (3.80%) Subversion
2 37 (2.93%) Git (software)
3 33 (2.61%) JIRA
4 28 (2.22%) Maven
4 28 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 22 (1.74%) JUnit
5 22 (1.74%) Visual Studio
6 19 (1.50%) Ant
7 18 (1.42%) TeamCity
8 17 (1.34%) NUnit
9 15 (1.19%) Xcode
10 13 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (0.95%) Gradle
12 10 (0.79%) ClearCase
13 9 (0.71%) Mercurial
13 9 (0.71%) GDB
13 9 (0.71%) MSBuild
13 9 (0.71%) Mockito
14 8 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 358 (28.32%) Banking
2 357 (28.24%) Finance
3 314 (24.84%) Front Office
4 229 (18.12%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.42%) Law
5 18 (1.42%) Games
6 16 (1.27%) Marketing
7 15 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.11%) Back Office
9 11 (0.87%) Billing
10 10 (0.79%) Advertising
11 9 (0.71%) Legal
12 7 (0.55%) Electronics
12 7 (0.55%) Retail
13 4 (0.32%) Automotive
13 4 (0.32%) Avionics
14 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.16%) Military
15 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 916 (72.47%) Developer
2 441 (34.89%) C++ Developer
3 132 (10.44%) Java Developer
4 89 (7.04%) Analyst
5 88 (6.96%) Quantitative Developer
6 78 (6.17%) C# Developer
7 68 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 60 (4.75%) Python Developer
9 42 (3.32%) Architect
10 41 (3.24%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 39 (3.09%) Programmer
12 36 (2.85%) Support Analyst
12 36 (2.85%) Software Engineer
13 33 (2.61%) C++/Java Developer
14 32 (2.53%) C++/C# Developer
15 23 (1.82%) Front Office Developer
16 21 (1.66%) iOS Developer
16 21 (1.66%) Qt Developer
17 20 (1.58%) Applications Support
17 20 (1.58%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (17.17%) .NET
2 143 (11.31%) STL
3 99 (7.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 91 (7.20%) XML
5 87 (6.88%) FIX Protocol
6 68 (5.38%) HTML
7 66 (5.22%) Middleware
8 43 (3.40%) CSS
9 39 (3.09%) Web Services
10 36 (2.85%) Qt
11 35 (2.77%) OpenGL
12 34 (2.69%) WPF
13 31 (2.45%) WCF
14 29 (2.29%) HTML5
15 28 (2.22%) Hibernate
15 28 (2.22%) ASP.NET
16 26 (2.06%) Spring
17 24 (1.90%) JSON
18 22 (1.74%) Rendezvous
18 22 (1.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 235 (18.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 147 (11.63%) Derivative
3 146 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
4 140 (11.08%) Fixed Income
5 121 (9.57%) Computer Science
6 88 (6.96%) Equities
7 81 (6.41%) Mathematics
8 62 (4.91%) Grid Computing
8 62 (4.91%) Algorithms
9 41 (3.24%) Physics
10 39 (3.09%) Open Source
11 27 (2.14%) Credit Risk
12 20 (1.58%) Statistics
13 19 (1.50%) STB
13 19 (1.50%) User Experience
14 18 (1.42%) Market Risk
15 17 (1.34%) Hedge funds
15 17 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
16 16 (1.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 15 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 432 (34.18%) Linux
2 304 (24.05%) UNIX
3 233 (18.43%) Windows
4 39 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 33 (2.61%) Android
6 32 (2.53%) Solaris
7 22 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 11 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.40%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.40%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.32%) ThreadX
12 4 (0.32%) Nucleus RTOS
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.24%) VMS
13 3 (0.24%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (23.26%) Multithreading
2 257 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (18.28%) OO
4 205 (16.22%) Low Latency
5 132 (10.44%) TDD
6 94 (7.44%) Software Engineering
6 94 (7.44%) Analytics
7 69 (5.46%) OOP
8 67 (5.30%) Electronic Trading
9 57 (4.51%) Risk Management
10 48 (3.80%) Scrum
11 40 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (3.09%) Algorithmic Trading
13 38 (3.01%) Project Management
14 29 (2.29%) E-Commerce
14 29 (2.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (2.22%) Performance Testing
15 28 (2.22%) Unit Testing
16 27 (2.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 555 (43.91%) Java
2 451 (35.68%) C#
3 353 (27.93%) SQL
4 270 (21.36%) Python
5 171 (13.53%) C
6 109 (8.62%) Perl
7 84 (6.65%) JavaScript
8 81 (6.41%) Shell Script
9 44 (3.48%) VBA
9 44 (3.48%) VB
10 38 (3.01%) PL/SQL
11 36 (2.85%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.69%) Ruby
13 29 (2.29%) Scala
14 25 (1.98%) PHP
15 22 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.66%) VC++
17 19 (1.50%) Objective-C
17 19 (1.50%) R
18 18 (1.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 159 (12.58%) Degree
2 28 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.90%) PhD
4 20 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.40%) VCP4
5 5 (0.40%) CISSP
5 5 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.32%) Sun Certification
6 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.24%) MCSA
7 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.24%) ISEB
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.16%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.079%) CEH
9 1 (0.079%) OSCP
9 1 (0.079%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.079%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.40%) QA
2 8 (0.63%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.16%) Basel III
4 2 (0.16%) MiFID
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.079%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (0.63%) Platform Symphony
2 7 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.079%) KVM
5 1 (0.079%) Docker
5 1 (0.079%) HDFS
5 1 (0.079%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 27 (2.14%) ITRS Geneos
2 9 (0.71%) BladeLogic
3 8 (0.63%) Puppet
3 8 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.32%) yum
6 3 (0.24%) Nagios
7 2 (0.16%) Oozie
7 2 (0.16%) Opsview
8 1 (0.079%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.079%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.079%) SCSM
8 1 (0.079%) Ambari
8 1 (0.079%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.079%) SCOM
8 1 (0.079%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.079%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.079%) Control-M
Vendors
1 205 (16.22%) Oracle
2 90 (7.12%) Sybase
3 79 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 52 (4.11%) TIBCO
5 31 (2.45%) ION Trading
6 22 (1.74%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.34%) DataSynapse
8 13 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.03%) Fidessa
9 11 (0.87%) Bloomberg
9 11 (0.87%) Perforce
10 10 (0.79%) Google
10 10 (0.79%) Murex
11 9 (0.71%) Reuters
11 9 (0.71%) Splunk
12 8 (0.63%) VeriFone
12 8 (0.63%) Cisco
13 7 (0.55%) Informatica
13 7 (0.55%) 29West
14 6 (0.47%) F5
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £400 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 4 days ago