The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 396 389 357
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 6 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.072% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 22
Average daily rate
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£600 £569 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% -1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £400 £481
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £600
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -39.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Senior 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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Senior C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Senior C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 - - - - 4
Senior C++ Developer
England

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (82.35%) Banking
3 12 (70.59%) Investment Banking
4 11 (64.71%) Linux
5 10 (58.82%) Multithreading
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 9 (52.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (47.06%) UNIX
8 7 (41.18%) STL
8 7 (41.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (29.41%) Low Latency
10 4 (23.53%) Sybase ASE
10 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
10 4 (23.53%) Windows
10 4 (23.53%) Sybase
10 4 (23.53%) Middleware
10 4 (23.53%) Project Management
10 4 (23.53%) Fixed Income
10 4 (23.53%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (17.65%) Front Office
11 3 (17.65%) Java
11 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (11.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (11.76%) XML
12 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
12 2 (11.76%) Cognizant

Senior C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Sybase IQ
1 4 (23.53%) Sybase ASE
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 14 (82.35%) Banking
2 12 (70.59%) Investment Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Front Office
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) STL
1 7 (41.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (23.53%) Middleware
3 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (23.53%) Fixed Income
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Multithreading
2 5 (29.41%) Low Latency
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Sybase
2 2 (11.76%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: C++ Developer - £600pd - London - Contract
Posted: 5 days ago