Period
to 17 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 34 36
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.72% 2.05% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.24% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Canary Wharf median daily rate £625 £600 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +29.03% -9.71%
10th Percentile £600 £385 £376
90th Percentile £660 £623 £623
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £625 £600 £533
% change year-on-year +4.17% +12.68% -5.96%
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 279 268 288
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 91.78% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 184 221
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.00 £47.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.42% +63.79% -7.20%
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £15.00 £47.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -68.42% +63.79% -7.20%

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 17 February 2018, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) Front Office
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Scala
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Gradle
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Solace
5 1 (20.00%) Talarian
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Derivative

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 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Gradle
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Front Office
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce
1 1 (20.00%) Solace
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase
1 1 (20.00%) Talarian
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO