The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had C++/C# Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++/C# Developer
Rank 419 371 422
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +51
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 25 49 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.22% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.23% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 12
Median daily rate £650 £675 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £735 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
C++/C# Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21639 21166 22460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.78% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15693 14534 15669
Median daily rate £463 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +4.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 382 406
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

C++/C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured C++/C# Developer in the job title.

C++/C# Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++/C# Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++/C# Developer across the London region.

C++/C# Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

C++/C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

C++/C# Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

C++/C# Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++/C# Developer across the London region.

C++/C# Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

C++/C# Developer
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++/C# Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 3 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 +31 2 £700 +9.80% 1
Canary Wharf +2 1 £650 +24.40%
C++/C# Developer
England

C++/C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, C++/C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring C++/C# Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (54.05%) Front Office
3 15 (40.54%) Finance
4 11 (29.73%) Low Latency
5 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (27.03%) Multithreading
5 10 (27.03%) Banking
5 10 (27.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (24.32%) Electronic Trading
6 9 (24.32%) Mathematics
7 8 (21.62%) WPF
7 8 (21.62%) Performance Optimisation
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
8 7 (18.92%) WinForms
8 7 (18.92%) OO
8 7 (18.92%) Market Making
8 7 (18.92%) FIX Protocol
8 7 (18.92%) Algorithmic Trading
8 7 (18.92%) Derivative
8 7 (18.92%) Investment Banking
9 6 (16.22%) Physics
9 6 (16.22%) Risk Analytics
9 6 (16.22%) Analytics
9 6 (16.22%) .NET
9 6 (16.22%) TDD
10 4 (10.81%) Java
11 3 (8.11%) SQL
11 3 (8.11%) SQL Server

C++/C# Developer Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Endur
2 1 (2.70%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.70%) NUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (54.05%) Front Office
2 15 (40.54%) Finance
3 10 (27.03%) Banking
4 7 (18.92%) Investment Banking
5 3 (8.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) WPF
2 7 (18.92%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (18.92%) WinForms
3 6 (16.22%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) ATL
4 2 (5.41%) MFC
4 2 (5.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (5.41%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.70%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) STL
5 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (27.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (24.32%) Mathematics
3 7 (18.92%) Derivative
4 6 (16.22%) Physics
5 3 (8.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income
6 2 (5.41%) Grid Computing
6 2 (5.41%) Social Gaming
7 1 (2.70%) Equities
7 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.70%) Statistics
7 1 (2.70%) Swaptions
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Low Latency
2 10 (27.03%) Multithreading
3 9 (24.32%) Electronic Trading
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) Performance Optimisation
4 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
5 7 (18.92%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (18.92%) Market Making
5 7 (18.92%) OO
6 6 (16.22%) Analytics
6 6 (16.22%) Risk Analytics
6 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) DevOps
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) OOP
8 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 1 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
4 2 (5.41%) C
4 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) VBA
4 2 (5.41%) VC++
5 1 (2.70%) C++/CLI
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) VB
5 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) ION Trading
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) OpenLink
2 1 (2.70%) Reuters
2 1 (2.70%) TIBCO