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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 13 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11  
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 9.80% 3.45% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% 5.88% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +3.12% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  

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 23 34 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 45.10% 58.62% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 35
Median daily rate £563 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.17% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 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 28 June 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 9 (90.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Front Office
4 3 (30.00%) Market Risk
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Programming
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Equities

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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (10.00%) KDB
1 1 (10.00%) Kdb+
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (90.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Front Office
5 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Java Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Market Risk C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (10.00%) Akka
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (10.00%) FpML
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) spray
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Market Risk
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Equities
2 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Solace
2 1 (10.00%) Talarian
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO