The median contractor rate for a Senior C++ Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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.

Senior C++ Developer
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 411 416
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 14 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.033% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.034% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 23
Median daily rate £625 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £365 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £730 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £538 £338
% change year-on-year -23.25% +59.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
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 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C++ Developer in London

Senior C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior C++ Developer in London

Senior C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior C++ Developer in London

Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior C++ Developer in London

Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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 -7 1 £625 +13.63% 1
Osterley - 1 £480 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
Senior C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
2 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 12 (46.15%) Finance
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 9 (34.62%) Python
5 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
6 7 (26.92%) Degree
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) Unix
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 6 (23.08%) Sybase
7 6 (23.08%) Equities
7 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
8 5 (19.23%) TDD
8 5 (19.23%) BDD
8 5 (19.23%) C
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) Perl
9 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
9 4 (15.38%) Front Office
9 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
9 4 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 4 (15.38%) Derivative
9 4 (15.38%) High Availability
9 4 (15.38%) Fintech
9 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming

Senior 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 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (3.85%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) NUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.85%) ERwin
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Log4Net
2 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (50.00%) Banking
2 12 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Front Office
5 2 (7.69%) Games
5 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.85%) Back Office
6 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (11.54%) Qt
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) STL
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) DOM
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) JMS
4 1 (3.85%) JSP
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.85%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (3.85%) QML
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Equities
2 4 (15.38%) Derivative
2 4 (15.38%) Fintech
2 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.69%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) BDD
3 5 (19.23%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) Open Source
5 3 (11.54%) Pair Programming
5 3 (11.54%) Use Case
6 2 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) C
5 4 (15.38%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) Perl
5 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.54%) Java
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.85%) C++/CLI
8 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.85%) SPARQL
8 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
1 6 (23.08%) Sybase
2 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.85%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Infragistics
2 1 (3.85%) Perforce
2 1 (3.85%) Reuters
2 1 (3.85%) Solace
2 1 (3.85%) Sun