The table below looks at the statistics for the C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++/Java Developer
Rank 374 380 358
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 25 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.018% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.020% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 11
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£588 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £515 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-25.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
C++/Java 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
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

C++/Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++/Java Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++/Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++/Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++/Java Developer across the London region.

C++/Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

C++/Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++/Java Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

C++/Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

C++/Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++/Java Developer across the London region.

C++/Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

C++/Java 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++/Java Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 - 12 £588 -
Wembley - - - -
C++/Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) C++
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) Multithreading
3 20 (60.61%) Front Office
3 20 (60.61%) C#
4 16 (48.48%) Linux
5 13 (39.39%) Grid Computing
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 10 (30.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (24.24%) Python
9 7 (21.21%) Degree
10 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.18%) Banking
10 6 (18.18%) Windows
10 6 (18.18%) Middleware
10 6 (18.18%) Low Latency
11 5 (15.15%) OO
12 4 (12.12%) TDD
13 3 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
13 3 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
13 3 (9.09%) ION MarketView
13 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
13 3 (9.09%) Open Source
13 3 (9.09%) Web Development
13 3 (9.09%) ION Trading
13 3 (9.09%) JNI
13 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
13 3 (9.09%) Derivative
13 3 (9.09%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (60.61%) Front Office
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Middleware
2 3 (9.09%) Rendezvous
2 3 (9.09%) JNI
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Wicket
3 1 (3.03%) Guice
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.03%) JAX-RS
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Grid Computing
2 10 (30.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (9.09%) Equities
3 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
3 3 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 3 (9.09%) Derivative
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Multithreading
2 6 (18.18%) Low Latency
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) OO
4 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (9.09%) OOP
5 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
5 3 (9.09%) Market Making
6 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.03%) Line Management
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) EAI
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C++
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (60.61%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.03%) Lua
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
5 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) TIBCO
1 3 (9.09%) ION Trading