The median contractor rate for a C++/Java Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 382 425 398
Rank change year-on-year +43 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a C++/Java Developer 18 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.040% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.042% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 17
Median daily rate £550 £483 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.98% -25.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £238 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £650 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £450 £356
% change year-on-year -22.77% +26.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 -
% change year-on-year -6.50% -  

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 18684 21436 20340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.00% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 15400 14048
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 285 370
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 42 (100.00%) C++
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (47.62%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) C#
4 17 (40.48%) OO
4 17 (40.48%) Finance
4 17 (40.48%) Banking
5 14 (33.33%) Unix
5 14 (33.33%) SQL
6 12 (28.57%) Oracle
6 12 (28.57%) Investment Banking
7 11 (26.19%) Electronic Trading
8 10 (23.81%) Python
8 10 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (21.43%) Front Office
9 9 (21.43%) STL
9 9 (21.43%) C
10 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
10 8 (19.05%) Release Management
10 8 (19.05%) Equities
11 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 7 (16.67%) Sybase
11 7 (16.67%) Algorithms
12 6 (14.29%) CSS
12 6 (14.29%) Perl
12 6 (14.29%) HTML
12 6 (14.29%) XML
12 6 (14.29%) Windows
12 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 6 (14.29%) Mathematics

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 3 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) DataSynapse
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.76%) Heroku
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Big Data
1 3 (7.14%) KDB
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) OLTP
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) Tick Data
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) Kdb+
3 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) Gradle
1 2 (4.76%) Subversion
1 2 (4.76%) Travis CI
1 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (40.48%) Banking
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 9 (21.43%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) STL
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) EJB
3 4 (9.52%) J2EE
3 4 (9.52%) JSP
3 4 (9.52%) Swing
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 4 (9.52%) XML Schema
3 4 (9.52%) XSLT
4 3 (7.14%) Dropwizard
4 3 (7.14%) JSON
5 2 (4.76%) HTML5
5 2 (4.76%) Kafka
5 2 (4.76%) Node.js
5 2 (4.76%) REST
5 2 (4.76%) Sass
5 2 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (19.05%) Equities
3 7 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (11.90%) Derivative
4 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
4 5 (11.90%) Market Risk
5 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
7 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
7 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.76%) User Experience
8 1 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (2.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Linux
2 14 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) OO
2 11 (26.19%) Electronic Trading
3 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
3 8 (19.05%) Release Management
4 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.90%) Analytics
5 5 (11.90%) OOD
6 4 (9.52%) Low Latency
6 4 (9.52%) SDLC
6 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.52%) UML
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) OOP
7 3 (7.14%) Open Source
7 3 (7.14%) Physics
8 2 (4.76%) Memory Management
8 2 (4.76%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C++
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) Python
5 9 (21.43%) C
6 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 6 (14.29%) Perl
8 4 (9.52%) Scala
9 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 3 (7.14%) Go
10 2 (4.76%) Korn
10 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.76%) Ruby
10 2 (4.76%) Rust
10 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.38%) APL
11 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) PhD
3 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
1 2 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Sybase
3 3 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) ION Trading
4 2 (4.76%) Solace
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO