The table below looks at the statistics for the C++/C# Developer role 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++/C# Developer in their job title 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++/C# Developer
Rank 379 376 331
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -45
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 20 8 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.037% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.040% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 37
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£525 £588 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £568 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £608 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++/C# Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer 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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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 +23 10 £500 -13.04%
C++/C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++/C# Developer in their job title 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 with C++/C# Developer in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (62.50%) Derivative
3 15 (46.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (46.88%) Java
4 12 (37.50%) OO
4 12 (37.50%) Front Office
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) OOP
5 11 (34.38%) .NET
6 10 (31.25%) Python
6 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (25.00%) Banking
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) Fixed Income
8 7 (21.88%) Low Latency
9 6 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
9 6 (18.75%) STL
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
10 5 (15.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 4 (12.50%) Windows
11 4 (12.50%) Oracle
11 4 (12.50%) Grid Computing
12 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
12 3 (9.38%) Finance
12 3 (9.38%) Scrum
12 3 (9.38%) SQL
12 3 (9.38%) Risk Analysis

C++/C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++/C# Developer in their job title 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 with C++/C# Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.25%) NUnit
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 12 (37.50%) Front Office
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) STL
2 6 (18.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (6.25%) WinForms
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Derivative
2 15 (46.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (21.88%) Fixed Income
5 5 (15.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (12.50%) Grid Computing
7 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) OO
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) OOP
3 7 (21.88%) Low Latency
4 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.13%) Greeks
7 1 (3.13%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Quantitative Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (46.88%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.13%) Reuters
3 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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