The median contractor rate for a Senior C++ Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior C++ Developer
England / London
Rank 394 431 411
Rank change year-on-year +37 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.023% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.024% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Median daily rate £550 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £573 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £785 £639 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +4.84% +17.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +25.71%  

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 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -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 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 3 £785 +42.72% 2
Osterley - 1 £480 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
Senior C++ Developer
England

Senior C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 20 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
4 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Banking
6 6 (30.00%) Derivative
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 6 (30.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Unix
7 5 (25.00%) Python
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) Low Latency
8 4 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) C
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 3 (15.00%) Front Office
9 3 (15.00%) Fixed Income
9 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) DataSynapse
9 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering

Senior C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (15.00%) DataSynapse
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) NGN
2 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.00%) KDB
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) ERwin
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Log4Net
2 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Front Office
4 2 (10.00%) Games
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Law
5 1 (5.00%) Back Office
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (10.00%) Pandas
3 2 (10.00%) STL
3 2 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (10.00%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) DOM
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.00%) Qt
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Derivative
2 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (15.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.00%) Fintech
3 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (10.00%) Grid Computing
3 2 (10.00%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.00%) iPhone
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) Social Gaming
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 5 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) High Availability
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) Open Source
6 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (20.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Infragistics
3 1 (5.00%) Reuters
3 1 (5.00%) Solace
3 1 (5.00%) Sun
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
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