The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 30 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.

C++
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 13 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 10.53% 3.39% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.69% 7.69% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £598 £677 £595
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.74% +13.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
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 Docklands, London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 29 26 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 50.88% 44.07% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 35
Median daily rate £550 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £681 £628
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 - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Docklands, London

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Docklands, London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Docklands, London

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in Docklands, London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
4 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Derivative
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (27.27%) Market Risk
5 3 (27.27%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
6 2 (18.18%) DataSynapse

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 3 (27.27%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (18.18%) DataSynapse
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Hazelcast
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
2 1 (9.09%) KDB
2 1 (9.09%) Kdb+
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (9.09%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Front Office
4 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) C++ Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C++/C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Unix Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (18.18%) STL
3 1 (9.09%) Akka
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
3 1 (9.09%) FpML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) JMX
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (9.09%) Matplotlib
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) NumPy
3 1 (9.09%) Pandas
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) spray
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Derivative
1 3 (27.27%) Market Risk
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (18.18%) Grid Computing
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
2 4 (36.36%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Cluster Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) R
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase