The median contractor rate for a C++/C# Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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++/C# Developer
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 384 383 355
Rank change year-on-year -1 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a C++/C# Developer 38 44 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 41 61
Median daily rate £550 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -7.69% -  

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 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

C++/C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C++/C# Developer in London

C++/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++/C# Developer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++/C# Developer in London

C++/C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++/C# Developer in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++/C# Developer in London

C++/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++/C# Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++/C# Developer in London

C++/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++/C# Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 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 -4 1 £575 -11.53% 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
C++/C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, C++/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++/C# Developer in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) C#
1 75 (100.00%) C++
2 51 (68.00%) Fixed Income
3 40 (53.33%) Finance
4 27 (36.00%) Sybase
4 27 (36.00%) Derivative
5 26 (34.67%) Python
5 26 (34.67%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (33.33%) Java
7 23 (30.67%) Shell Script
8 22 (29.33%) Front Office
8 22 (29.33%) Perl
8 22 (29.33%) Windows
9 21 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (26.67%) Unix
10 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (25.33%) Linux
12 17 (22.67%) SQL
13 16 (21.33%) XML
13 16 (21.33%) Banking
14 15 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
14 15 (20.00%) Equities
15 14 (18.67%) C
16 12 (16.00%) .NET
16 12 (16.00%) WPF
17 11 (14.67%) Subversion
17 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
18 10 (13.33%) Analytics
18 10 (13.33%) STL
18 10 (13.33%) Interest Rate Derivative

C++/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 9 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (1.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) KDB
1 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Kdb+
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Subversion
2 8 (10.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.33%) NUnit
4 3 (4.00%) ClearCase
4 3 (4.00%) ERwin
4 3 (4.00%) Log4Net
5 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
General
1 40 (53.33%) Finance
2 22 (29.33%) Front Office
3 16 (21.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Games
6 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) XML
2 12 (16.00%) .NET
2 12 (16.00%) WPF
3 10 (13.33%) STL
4 9 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (10.67%) WinForms
6 5 (6.67%) Rendezvous
7 3 (4.00%) DOM
7 3 (4.00%) JiBX
7 3 (4.00%) JSP
7 3 (4.00%) SOAP
7 3 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.33%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (1.33%) REST
8 1 (1.33%) Swing
8 1 (1.33%) Web Services
8 1 (1.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (68.00%) Fixed Income
2 27 (36.00%) Derivative
3 26 (34.67%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (28.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (20.00%) Equities
5 15 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
6 10 (13.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (12.00%) Swaptions
8 8 (10.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.33%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) Unix
3 19 (25.33%) Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.33%) Analytics
3 9 (12.00%) Change Management
3 9 (12.00%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (12.00%) Quantitative Research
3 9 (12.00%) Risk Analytics
4 8 (10.67%) Cross-Platform Development
4 8 (10.67%) Migration
4 8 (10.67%) Quality Management
4 8 (10.67%) SDLC
4 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
5 7 (9.33%) Use Case
6 6 (8.00%) High Availability
6 6 (8.00%) Low Latency
7 4 (5.33%) OO
8 3 (4.00%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.00%) TDD
8 3 (4.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.67%) Functional Programming
9 2 (2.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) C#
1 75 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (34.67%) Python
3 25 (33.33%) Java
4 23 (30.67%) Shell Script
5 22 (29.33%) Perl
6 17 (22.67%) SQL
7 14 (18.67%) C
8 3 (4.00%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.67%) Scala
9 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.67%) VBA
10 1 (1.33%) APL
10 1 (1.33%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.33%) F#
10 1 (1.33%) Rust
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Sybase
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.00%) Infragistics
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.33%) Eze Software Group
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) Perforce