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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++/C# Developer
Rank 399 396 404
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 38 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 29
Median daily rate £600 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £325 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £365 £250
% change year-on-year
-19.52% +46.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
21561 22357 23076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.74% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15342 15679 15683
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
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 254 334 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 August 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 August 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 +27 1 £650 +10.63% 2
C++/C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (100.00%) C#
1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 37 (52.11%) Front Office
3 28 (39.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (36.62%) Java
4 26 (36.62%) Low Latency
5 25 (35.21%) Electronic Trading
6 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (30.99%) TDD
8 18 (25.35%) Python
9 17 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (21.13%) Multithreading
11 14 (19.72%) WPF
11 14 (19.72%) TIBCO
11 14 (19.72%) Rendezvous
12 13 (18.31%) High Availability
12 13 (18.31%) Banking
13 11 (15.49%) Algorithmic Trading
13 11 (15.49%) WinForms
13 11 (15.49%) Performance Optimisation
14 10 (14.08%) Ultra Messaging
14 10 (14.08%) Market Making
14 10 (14.08%) Fixed Income
14 10 (14.08%) Grid Computing
14 10 (14.08%) Risk Management
14 10 (14.08%) Informatica
14 10 (14.08%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (14.08%) Derivative
15 9 (12.68%) .NET
15 9 (12.68%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.41%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) RMDS
2 1 (1.41%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
2 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) NUnit
3 3 (4.23%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) FxCop
5 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.41%) NuGet
5 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.41%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (52.11%) Front Office
2 13 (18.31%) Banking
3 9 (12.68%) Finance
4 8 (11.27%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.23%) Games
6 2 (2.82%) Back Office
7 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) Rendezvous
1 14 (19.72%) WPF
2 11 (15.49%) WinForms
3 10 (14.08%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (14.08%) Ultra Messaging
4 9 (12.68%) .NET
5 4 (5.63%) HTML
5 4 (5.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (2.82%) HTML5
6 2 (2.82%) XML
7 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.41%) JSON
7 1 (1.41%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.41%) SOAP
7 1 (1.41%) Spring
7 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (39.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.08%) Derivative
3 10 (14.08%) Fixed Income
3 10 (14.08%) Grid Computing
4 8 (11.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 5 (7.04%) User Experience
6 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.82%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.41%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Low Latency
2 25 (35.21%) Electronic Trading
3 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (30.99%) TDD
5 15 (21.13%) Multithreading
6 13 (18.31%) High Availability
7 11 (15.49%) Algorithmic Trading
7 11 (15.49%) Performance Optimisation
8 10 (14.08%) Market Making
8 10 (14.08%) Risk Management
9 9 (12.68%) Scrum
10 7 (9.86%) OO
11 4 (5.63%) MVVM
11 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.23%) BDD
12 3 (4.23%) DevOps
13 2 (2.82%) Continuous Delivery
13 2 (2.82%) Mentoring
13 2 (2.82%) Mobile Development
13 2 (2.82%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) C#
1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (36.62%) Java
3 18 (25.35%) Python
4 6 (8.45%) SQL
5 3 (4.23%) Ruby
5 3 (4.23%) VBA
6 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.82%) C
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.82%) VB
7 1 (1.41%) C++/CLI
7 1 (1.41%) Scala
7 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) PhD
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) TIBCO
2 10 (14.08%) Informatica
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) ION Trading
4 4 (5.63%) Reuters
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.41%) MapR
6 1 (1.41%) Sybase