Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++ Developer
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 36 42
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.43% 1.28% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.33% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Canary Wharf median daily rate £625 £325 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -38.10% -
10th Percentile £600 £313 £513
90th Percentile £668 £548 £538
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £625 £325 £525
% change year-on-year +92.31% -38.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies in Canary Wharf with a recognized job title 273 300 369
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.50% 95.85% 98.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 214 262
Canary Wharf median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £304 £288
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £515 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +14.44% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £16.85 £11.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.52% -58.18% +52.78%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.65 £22.50
90th Percentile £123.74 £11.95 £36.33
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £16.85 £11.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +46.52% -58.18% +52.78%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Canary Wharf

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ Developer in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Canary Wharf

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Canary Wharf region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Solace
4 1 (25.00%) Talarian
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Perforce
4 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) High-Frequency Trading
4 1 (25.00%) Kdb+
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) OOD

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) KDB
2 1 (25.00%) Kdb+
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) High-Frequency Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce
1 1 (25.00%) Solace
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase
1 1 (25.00%) Talarian
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO