The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++/C# Developer
Rank 403 337 405
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +68
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 13 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.19% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.21% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 14
Average daily rate £600 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £650 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £240
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22912 20394 25944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.78% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15867 13832 16673
Average daily rate £425 £448 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 421 581
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
C++/C# Developer
England

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
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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 6 £613 +11.36% 2
C++/C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (74.19%) Front Office
3 15 (48.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (45.16%) Banking
5 13 (41.94%) Derivative
6 10 (32.26%) Fixed Income
7 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 9 (29.03%) Python
7 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
8 8 (25.81%) XML
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
8 8 (25.81%) .NET
8 8 (25.81%) Oracle
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (19.35%) DataSynapse
11 5 (16.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
11 5 (16.13%) Analytics
11 5 (16.13%) Grid Computing
12 4 (12.90%) WCF
13 3 (9.68%) DevExpress
13 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (9.68%) Credit Risk
13 3 (9.68%) STL
14 2 (6.45%) SQL
14 2 (6.45%) VBA
14 2 (6.45%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 23 (74.19%) Front Office
2 14 (45.16%) Banking
3 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
3 9 (29.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
1 8 (25.81%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) WCF
3 3 (9.68%) STL
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) WinForms
4 2 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.23%) WPF
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (41.94%) Derivative
3 10 (32.26%) Fixed Income
4 5 (16.13%) Grid Computing
4 5 (16.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (9.68%) Credit Risk
6 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
6 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.23%) Equities
6 1 (3.23%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
2 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
2 5 (16.13%) Analytics
3 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
3 2 (6.45%) SOA
3 2 (6.45%) Scrum
3 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Greeks
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (29.03%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) DataSynapse
3 3 (9.68%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.23%) Sophis