The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 20 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 5.30% 7.26% 6.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.94% 18.00% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
Median daily rate £600 £569 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% -5.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £406 £519
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £685 £770
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £343
% change year-on-year - +16.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 64 50 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 48.48% 40.32% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 26
Median daily rate £566 £480 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.96% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £361 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £701 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Canary Wharf

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Canary Wharf

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for C++.

1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) DB2
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (20.00%) Solace
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) High-Frequency Trading
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Ansible
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) MS Project
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services

C++
Top Related 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 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Akka
2 1 (10.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (10.00%) Finagle
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) High-Frequency Trading
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Scala
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Solace
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Talarian
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO