The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 243 189
Rank change year-on-year +23 -54  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 219 201 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 0.92% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.97% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 162 218
Median daily rate £588 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £350 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £382 £335
% change year-on-year +7.98% +14.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% +7.59%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in London

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in London

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ Developer in London

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in London

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 19 £563 +2.27% 19
Heathrow +1 7 £370 +5.71%
Canary Wharf +1 4 £638 +6.25%
Bromley - 2 £520 -
Docklands, London - 2 £563 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 453 (100.00%) C++
2 224 (49.45%) Linux
3 170 (37.53%) Multithreading
4 159 (35.10%) Finance
5 150 (33.11%) Unix
6 145 (32.01%) SQL
7 140 (30.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 134 (29.58%) Python
9 125 (27.59%) Low Latency
10 123 (27.15%) C#
11 119 (26.27%) STL
11 119 (26.27%) Banking
12 108 (23.84%) Front Office
13 102 (22.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 97 (21.41%) Fixed Income
15 84 (18.54%) Java
16 82 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
17 78 (17.22%) Investment Banking
18 77 (17.00%) Software Engineering
19 75 (16.56%) Oracle
20 73 (16.11%) Windows
21 70 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
22 68 (15.01%) OO
23 67 (14.79%) Electronic Trading
24 62 (13.69%) C
25 61 (13.47%) Perl
26 57 (12.58%) Derivative
27 53 (11.70%) SDLC
28 52 (11.48%) XML
29 50 (11.04%) Multithreaded Programming

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (3.31%) CMS
2 7 (1.55%) MQSeries
3 5 (1.10%) DataSynapse
4 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.44%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 19 (4.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) SunGard Martini
2 2 (0.44%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.22%) Summit
3 1 (0.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
2 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.86%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.77%) HTTP
3 4 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.22%) GPRS
4 1 (0.22%) SSH
4 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.75%) Oracle Database
2 16 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.31%) OLTP
4 10 (2.21%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.99%) KDB
6 8 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.10%) Kdb+
7 5 (1.10%) ObjectStore
8 4 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.66%) Big Data
9 3 (0.66%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.44%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.44%) MySQL
10 2 (0.44%) Tick Data
11 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.22%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.22%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 35 (7.73%) Subversion
2 18 (3.97%) JIRA
3 16 (3.53%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.21%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.99%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.88%) NUnit
7 3 (0.66%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.66%) CppUnit
7 3 (0.66%) ERwin
7 3 (0.66%) Log4Net
7 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.44%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.22%) Gradle
9 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.22%) JUnit
9 1 (0.22%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
General
1 159 (35.10%) Finance
2 119 (26.27%) Banking
3 108 (23.84%) Front Office
4 78 (17.22%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.10%) Games
6 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.66%) Back Office
7 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.44%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.44%) Retail
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (26.27%) STL
2 102 (22.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 52 (11.48%) XML
4 28 (6.18%) Middleware
5 24 (5.30%) FIX Protocol
6 21 (4.64%) .NET
7 16 (3.53%) Qt
8 14 (3.09%) WPF
9 12 (2.65%) OpenGL
10 8 (1.77%) WinForms
11 7 (1.55%) JSON
11 7 (1.55%) XSLT
12 6 (1.32%) RESTful
13 5 (1.10%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.10%) Rendezvous
13 5 (1.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 4 (0.88%) CSS
14 4 (0.88%) HTML
14 4 (0.88%) JNI
14 4 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 140 (30.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 97 (21.41%) Fixed Income
3 70 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (12.58%) Derivative
5 49 (10.82%) Equities
6 45 (9.93%) Computer Science
7 28 (6.18%) Algorithms
8 27 (5.96%) Market Risk
9 25 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
10 19 (4.19%) Fintech
11 17 (3.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 16 (3.53%) Equity Derivative
13 15 (3.31%) Swaptions
14 14 (3.09%) Credit Risk
14 14 (3.09%) Hedge funds
15 12 (2.65%) Management Information System
16 8 (1.77%) Data Structures
17 6 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
17 6 (1.32%) Virtual Team
18 5 (1.10%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 224 (49.45%) Linux
2 150 (33.11%) Unix
3 73 (16.11%) Windows
4 15 (3.31%) Solaris
5 10 (2.21%) CentOS
6 7 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.10%) Android
7 5 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (37.53%) Multithreading
2 125 (27.59%) Low Latency
3 82 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (17.00%) Software Engineering
5 68 (15.01%) OO
6 67 (14.79%) Electronic Trading
7 53 (11.70%) SDLC
8 50 (11.04%) Multithreaded Programming
9 39 (8.61%) Mathematics
10 37 (8.17%) TDD
11 32 (7.06%) Algorithmic Trading
12 28 (6.18%) Analytics
13 26 (5.74%) Quantitative Research
14 24 (5.30%) High Availability
15 23 (5.08%) Risk Management
16 20 (4.42%) High-Frequency Trading
16 20 (4.42%) Performance Optimisation
17 19 (4.19%) Release Management
17 19 (4.19%) Unit Testing
18 18 (3.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 453 (100.00%) C++
2 145 (32.01%) SQL
3 134 (29.58%) Python
4 123 (27.15%) C#
5 84 (18.54%) Java
6 62 (13.69%) C
7 61 (13.47%) Perl
8 37 (8.17%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.65%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.21%) Korn
11 9 (1.99%) VBA
12 8 (1.77%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.77%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.32%) JavaScript
13 6 (1.32%) Scala
14 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.44%) PHP
15 2 (0.44%) Ruby
15 2 (0.44%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (10.15%) Degree
2 25 (5.52%) PhD
3 11 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.96%) QA
2 10 (2.21%) MiFID
3 2 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Control-M
2 1 (0.22%) Ansible
2 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (16.56%) Oracle
2 47 (10.38%) Sybase
3 24 (5.30%) Solace
3 24 (5.30%) TIBCO
4 17 (3.75%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.21%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.77%) Cognizant
7 7 (1.55%) Talarian
8 3 (0.66%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.66%) Infragistics
8 3 (0.66%) Sun
8 3 (0.66%) SunGard
9 2 (0.44%) Google
9 2 (0.44%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.44%) Murex
9 2 (0.44%) Reuters
10 1 (0.22%) Apple
10 1 (0.22%) Eze Software Group
10 1 (0.22%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.22%) Perforce
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 26 days ago