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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++/C# Developer
Rank 393 397 418
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 26 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 6
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £460 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £256 £350
% change year-on-year
+32.68% -26.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00
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
22283 22211 23247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.63% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15676 15093 15945
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -1 10 £588 +6.81%
C++/C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 80 (100.00%) C#
1 80 (100.00%) C++
2 38 (47.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (46.25%) Front Office
4 34 (42.50%) Windows
5 33 (41.25%) Multithreading
6 31 (38.75%) Banking
7 30 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (32.50%) Fixed Income
9 24 (30.00%) .NET
9 24 (30.00%) Oracle
10 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (27.50%) Linux
12 20 (25.00%) Web Services
12 20 (25.00%) Low Latency
13 17 (21.25%) Finance
13 17 (21.25%) STL
13 17 (21.25%) Investment Banking
14 16 (20.00%) WCF
15 15 (18.75%) SQL
16 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
16 14 (17.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 13 (16.25%) NUnit
17 13 (16.25%) Scrum
18 12 (15.00%) TDD
18 12 (15.00%) Subversion
18 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (15.00%) Unit Testing
18 12 (15.00%) Visual Studio
18 12 (15.00%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.75%) IIS
2 6 (7.50%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) NUnit
2 12 (15.00%) Subversion
2 12 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (46.25%) Front Office
2 31 (38.75%) Banking
3 17 (21.25%) Investment Banking
3 17 (21.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) .NET
2 20 (25.00%) Web Services
3 17 (21.25%) STL
4 16 (20.00%) WCF
5 14 (17.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 12 (15.00%) Middleware
7 7 (8.75%) SignalR
7 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.50%) HTML
8 6 (7.50%) Rendezvous
8 6 (7.50%) HTML5
8 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.75%) XML
10 2 (2.50%) MFC
10 2 (2.50%) WPF
11 1 (1.25%) WinForms
11 1 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 38 (47.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (32.50%) Fixed Income
4 11 (13.75%) Derivative
5 7 (8.75%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.50%) PKI
7 1 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.25%) Swaptions
7 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.25%) Equities
7 1 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (42.50%) Windows
2 22 (27.50%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) Multithreading
2 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 13 (16.25%) Scrum
5 12 (15.00%) TDD
5 12 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.00%) Migration
7 6 (7.50%) OO
8 4 (5.00%) Analytics
9 3 (3.75%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (2.50%) MVVM
11 1 (1.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (1.25%) Electronic Trading
11 1 (1.25%) SDLC
11 1 (1.25%) Fund Management
11 1 (1.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C#
1 80 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (18.75%) SQL
3 7 (8.75%) Java
4 3 (3.75%) R
5 2 (2.50%) VC++
5 2 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) XAML
6 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) IBM
2 6 (7.50%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.25%) VMware
3 1 (1.25%) Murex
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Rate: £388.30 - £425.29 per day
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