The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 28 March 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 3.03% 5.79% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 6.25% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £575 £483 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.17% -8.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £393 £517
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £661 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.13% +7.50%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 122 112 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 92.42% 92.56% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 91 67
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

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 28 March 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 7 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (28.57%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Front Office
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (28.57%) Fintech
5 2 (28.57%) Solace
5 2 (28.57%) High-Frequency Trading
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Talarian

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Akka
2 1 (14.29%) Dropwizard
2 1 (14.29%) Finagle
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 1 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (28.57%) Fintech
1 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) High-Frequency Trading
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Solace
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Talarian
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO