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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++/C# Developer
England / London
Rank 358 409 385
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -24
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 39 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.047% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.049% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 23
Median daily rate £620 £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 - -

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
18108 20378 20221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 14446 14220
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 308 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +13 3 £475 - 4
Canary Wharf -2 1 £513 +10.21%
C++/C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 70 (100.00%) C#
1 70 (100.00%) C++
2 45 (64.29%) Front Office
3 33 (47.14%) Fixed Income
4 30 (42.86%) Java
5 27 (38.57%) Python
6 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (32.86%) Subversion
8 20 (28.57%) Linux
9 18 (25.71%) SDLC
9 18 (25.71%) Finance
9 18 (25.71%) Windows
9 18 (25.71%) Computer Science
9 18 (25.71%) QA
10 16 (22.86%) Software Testing
10 16 (22.86%) Migration
10 16 (22.86%) Quality Management
10 16 (22.86%) Management Information System
10 16 (22.86%) Electronic Trading
10 16 (22.86%) TeamCity
10 16 (22.86%) Cross-Platform Development
11 14 (20.00%) TIBCO
11 14 (20.00%) Rendezvous
12 13 (18.57%) Derivative
13 12 (17.14%) Mathematics
13 12 (17.14%) Multithreading
14 11 (15.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (15.71%) OO
15 10 (14.29%) Reuters
15 10 (14.29%) WinForms

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 4 (5.71%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (4.29%) SAS
3 2 (2.86%) DataSynapse
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) RMDS
2 2 (2.86%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.43%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.86%) Tick Data
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) KDB
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (32.86%) Subversion
2 16 (22.86%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.86%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.86%) ERwin
3 2 (2.86%) Log4Net
3 2 (2.86%) NUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 45 (64.29%) Front Office
2 18 (25.71%) Finance
3 10 (14.29%) Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Games
6 2 (2.86%) Law
7 1 (1.43%) Back Office
7 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) Rendezvous
2 10 (14.29%) WinForms
3 9 (12.86%) WPF
4 8 (11.43%) .NET
5 4 (5.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (5.71%) XML
6 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.86%) DOM
7 2 (2.86%) JiBX
7 2 (2.86%) JSP
7 2 (2.86%) SOAP
8 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.43%) Akka
8 1 (1.43%) Dropwizard
8 1 (1.43%) Finagle
8 1 (1.43%) jQuery
8 1 (1.43%) Kafka
8 1 (1.43%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (47.14%) Fixed Income
2 18 (25.71%) Computer Science
3 16 (22.86%) Management Information System
4 13 (18.57%) Derivative
5 11 (15.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (7.14%) Market Risk
7 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.86%) Equities
8 2 (2.86%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.86%) Social Gaming
9 1 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.43%) iPhone
9 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Linux
2 18 (25.71%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) SDLC
3 16 (22.86%) Cross-Platform Development
3 16 (22.86%) Electronic Trading
3 16 (22.86%) Migration
3 16 (22.86%) Quality Management
3 16 (22.86%) Software Testing
4 12 (17.14%) Mathematics
4 12 (17.14%) Multithreading
5 11 (15.71%) OO
6 10 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (10.00%) High Availability
7 7 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.57%) Analytics
9 5 (7.14%) OOP
9 5 (7.14%) Physics
9 5 (7.14%) Quantitative Finance
9 5 (7.14%) Stochastic Modelling
9 5 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C#
1 70 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (42.86%) Java
3 27 (38.57%) Python
4 8 (11.43%) SQL
5 7 (10.00%) C
6 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
7 3 (4.29%) Scala
8 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.86%) Rust
8 2 (2.86%) VBA
9 1 (1.43%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.43%) F#
9 1 (1.43%) Go
9 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.43%) R
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.71%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) IFRS
2 1 (1.43%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 10 (14.29%) ION Trading
2 10 (14.29%) Reuters
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) Sybase
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.86%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.86%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (2.86%) Infragistics
6 2 (2.86%) Sun
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) Facebook
7 1 (1.43%) Google
7 1 (1.43%) MapR
7 1 (1.43%) Solace
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