The median contractor rate for a C++/Java Developer was £525 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++ Java Developer
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 395 416
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21  
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 12 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.058% 0.15% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.16% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 4
Median daily rate £525 £515 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% -6.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £480 £338
% change year-on-year -32.29% +42.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +31.42% -6.66%  

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++/Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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

C++/Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

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

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

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

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

C++/Java 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++/Java Developer in London.

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

C++/Java 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++/Java 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 -3 1 £718 -15.58% 2
C++/Java Developer
England

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

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

1 30 (100.00%) C++
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 13 (43.33%) Finance
4 10 (33.33%) Linux
5 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 9 (30.00%) Banking
6 8 (26.67%) OO
6 8 (26.67%) Electronic Trading
7 7 (23.33%) Python
7 7 (23.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (23.33%) C
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) Fixed Income
8 6 (20.00%) Front Office
8 6 (20.00%) Unix
9 5 (16.67%) STL
9 5 (16.67%) Change Management
9 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 5 (16.67%) Release Management
10 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
10 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
10 4 (13.33%) JNI
10 4 (13.33%) Windows
10 4 (13.33%) Sybase
11 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.00%) .NET
11 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.00%) Equities
11 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking

C++/Java 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 2 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.67%) Heroku
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
1 2 (6.67%) Data Lake
1 2 (6.67%) OLTP
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) KDB
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Gradle
1 2 (6.67%) Travis CI
1 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Front Office
4 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) STL
2 4 (13.33%) JNI
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) WPF
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) Dropwizard
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 2 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.67%) Sass
4 2 (6.67%) YAML
5 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.33%) WinForms
5 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Fixed Income
1 7 (23.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Derivative
3 3 (10.00%) Equities
3 3 (10.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) User Experience
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Electronic Trading
1 8 (26.67%) OO
2 5 (16.67%) Change Management
2 5 (16.67%) Release Management
3 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (6.67%) OOP
5 2 (6.67%) Physics
5 2 (6.67%) Quantitative Research
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) Service Design
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) Quantitative Trading
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) C
4 7 (23.33%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) Go
6 2 (6.67%) Korn
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) APL
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) Rust
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Sybase
3 2 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.33%) Solace
4 1 (3.33%) TIBCO