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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++/C# Developer
Rank 395 354 404
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +50
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 33 63 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.28% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.29% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 56 9
Median daily rate £650 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £735 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -5.76%
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
20930 21403 21584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.60% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15232 14772 15192
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 402 392
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 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 28 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 +34 2 £700 +9.80%
Canary Wharf +5 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 28 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 43 (100.00%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (51.16%) Front Office
3 15 (34.88%) Finance
4 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (30.23%) Electronic Trading
6 12 (27.91%) Low Latency
7 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (25.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (23.26%) TDD
8 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
9 9 (20.93%) Performance Optimisation
9 9 (20.93%) WPF
9 9 (20.93%) Derivative
9 9 (20.93%) Mathematics
10 8 (18.60%) Algorithmic Trading
10 8 (18.60%) Market Making
10 8 (18.60%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (18.60%) Banking
10 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
10 8 (18.60%) WinForms
10 8 (18.60%) .NET
11 7 (16.28%) Fixed Income
11 7 (16.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 6 (13.95%) Physics
12 6 (13.95%) Risk Analytics
12 6 (13.95%) Analytics
12 6 (13.95%) Grid Computing
12 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.95%) Java

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 4 (9.30%) RMDS
2 1 (2.33%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) NUnit
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (51.16%) Front Office
2 15 (34.88%) Finance
3 8 (18.60%) Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Games
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) WPF
2 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (18.60%) WinForms
3 4 (9.30%) Rendezvous
4 3 (6.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (2.33%) ATL
5 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.33%) MFC
5 1 (2.33%) Spring
5 1 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (25.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (20.93%) Derivative
3 9 (20.93%) Mathematics
4 7 (16.28%) Fixed Income
4 7 (16.28%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 6 (13.95%) Grid Computing
5 6 (13.95%) Physics
6 4 (9.30%) User Experience
7 2 (4.65%) Social Gaming
8 1 (2.33%) Equities
8 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (2.33%) Statistics
8 1 (2.33%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Electronic Trading
2 12 (27.91%) Low Latency
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
4 10 (23.26%) TDD
5 9 (20.93%) Performance Optimisation
6 8 (18.60%) Algorithmic Trading
6 8 (18.60%) Market Making
6 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
7 6 (13.95%) Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Risk Analytics
8 4 (9.30%) MVVM
8 4 (9.30%) OO
9 3 (6.98%) BDD
9 3 (6.98%) DevOps
9 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.65%) Pair Programming
10 2 (4.65%) Scrum
11 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (13.95%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) VBA
5 2 (4.65%) ActionScript
5 2 (4.65%) C
5 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.65%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) C++/CLI
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) VB6
6 1 (2.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) PhD
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) ION Trading
2 4 (9.30%) Reuters
2 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
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