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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Developer
Rank 395 385 391
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 14 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.15% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 19
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£550 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Senior C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
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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 +20 6 £550 +4.76% 2
Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Senior C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 15 (51.72%) Multithreading
3 14 (48.28%) UNIX
4 13 (44.83%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) STL
6 9 (31.03%) Python
6 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
6 9 (31.03%) Front Office
7 8 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (27.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 7 (24.14%) Low Latency
8 7 (24.14%) Java
9 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
9 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
9 6 (20.69%) Credit Risk
9 6 (20.69%) Banking
10 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
10 5 (17.24%) Analytics
10 5 (17.24%) OO
11 4 (13.79%) XML
11 4 (13.79%) Sybase
11 4 (13.79%) Multicast
11 4 (13.79%) Marketing
11 4 (13.79%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
12 3 (10.34%) QA
12 3 (10.34%) WCF
12 3 (10.34%) WPF
12 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (31.03%) Front Office
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
4 4 (13.79%) Marketing
5 2 (6.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) STL
2 8 (27.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (13.79%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (10.34%) WCF
4 3 (10.34%) WPF
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (20.69%) Credit Risk
3 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.34%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Physics
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 14 (48.28%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Multithreading
2 7 (24.14%) Low Latency
3 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.24%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) System Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.45%) Release Management
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Stochastic Calculus
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Python
4 7 (24.14%) Java
5 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.34%) C#
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Sybase
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) 29West
3 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
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