The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 52 72 35
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -37
Contract jobs citing C++ 72 49 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.28% 2.37% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.40% 6.28% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 63
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £320 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 6
Average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
C++
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
766 780 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.91% 37.75% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 415 423
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 54
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Hampshire region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Hampshire region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +20 15 £396 +13.21% 1
Basingstoke +6 9 £288 -4.16% 6
Portsmouth -3 8 £350 -14.84% 5
Southampton 0 4 £388 +10.71% 13
Andover - 4 £350 -
Winchester -26 2 - -
Havant +5 1 £315 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 5
Eastleigh - 1 - -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 96 (60.76%) Software Engineering
2 90 (56.96%) C
3 85 (53.80%) Security Cleared
4 83 (52.53%) Linux
5 66 (41.77%) SC Cleared
6 65 (41.14%) UML
7 64 (40.51%) OO
8 50 (31.65%) OOD
9 46 (29.11%) UNIX
10 44 (27.85%) Java
11 37 (23.42%) Windows
12 33 (20.89%) Analytical Skills
13 29 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (16.46%) Multithreading
15 25 (15.82%) .NET
15 25 (15.82%) Configuration Management
16 24 (15.19%) C#
16 24 (15.19%) Python
17 23 (14.56%) Memory Management
17 23 (14.56%) GoogleTest
18 22 (13.92%) JavaScript
19 20 (12.66%) Management Information System
20 19 (12.03%) Use Case
21 18 (11.39%) Integration Testing
21 18 (11.39%) Subversion
21 18 (11.39%) Project Management
22 17 (10.76%) NUnit
22 17 (10.76%) Unit Testing
23 16 (10.13%) XML
24 15 (9.49%) ClearCase

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.90%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) MS Office
2 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Maximo
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.16%) LAN
2 5 (3.16%) Intranet
2 5 (3.16%) WAN
3 4 (2.53%) HTTP
4 3 (1.90%) SSH
4 3 (1.90%) LTE
4 3 (1.90%) Firewall
4 3 (1.90%) VPN
4 3 (1.90%) SSL
4 3 (1.90%) SAN
5 2 (1.27%) ATM
5 2 (1.27%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.27%) Network Security
6 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.63%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.63%) FCoE
6 1 (0.63%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 5 (3.16%) Xcelsius
2 5 (3.16%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (3.16%) Lumira
3 3 (1.90%) DB2
4 1 (0.63%) Ingres
4 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (14.56%) GoogleTest
2 18 (11.39%) Subversion
3 17 (10.76%) NUnit
4 15 (9.49%) ClearCase
5 14 (8.86%) Visual Studio
6 11 (6.96%) Ant
6 11 (6.96%) CppUnit
7 7 (4.43%) Rational Rose
8 6 (3.80%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.53%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.53%) Selenium
10 3 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (1.90%) LabVIEW
10 3 (1.90%) NetBeans
11 2 (1.27%) ClearQuest
11 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.63%) Moq
General
1 9 (5.70%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.06%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.43%) Legal
4 5 (3.16%) Finance
4 5 (3.16%) Electronics
5 4 (2.53%) Military
6 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.27%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 56 (35.44%) Developer
2 46 (29.11%) Software Engineer
3 30 (18.99%) C++ Developer
4 17 (10.76%) C Developer
5 11 (6.96%) Technical Leader
6 10 (6.33%) Architect
7 9 (5.70%) Analyst
8 6 (3.80%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Tester
8 6 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (3.80%) Software Analyst
9 5 (3.16%) C# Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Business Developer
10 4 (2.53%) Web Developer
10 4 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.53%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.53%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.53%) AWS Developer
10 4 (2.53%) Business Objects Developer
11 3 (1.90%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.82%) .NET
2 16 (10.13%) XML
3 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET
3 11 (6.96%) CSS
3 11 (6.96%) HTML
4 8 (5.06%) WCF
4 8 (5.06%) Middleware
4 8 (5.06%) Motif
5 7 (4.43%) Ajax
5 7 (4.43%) SOAP
5 7 (4.43%) STL
5 7 (4.43%) Qt
5 7 (4.43%) REST
6 6 (3.80%) jQuery
7 5 (3.16%) Dojo
7 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.53%) SAP XI
9 3 (1.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (1.27%) WPF
10 2 (1.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.89%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.66%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.33%) Derivative
4 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.16%) DTV
6 4 (2.53%) PKI
7 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.27%) Physics
8 2 (1.27%) HACMP
8 2 (1.27%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.27%) Clustering
8 2 (1.27%) VHDL
8 2 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.63%) MPEG
9 1 (0.63%) PMI
9 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 83 (52.53%) Linux
2 46 (29.11%) UNIX
3 37 (23.42%) Windows
4 7 (4.43%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (3.16%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.90%) Windows CE
6 3 (1.90%) AIX
7 2 (1.27%) HPUX
7 2 (1.27%) Solaris
7 2 (1.27%) NetWare
8 1 (0.63%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) Android
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (60.76%) Software Engineering
2 65 (41.14%) UML
3 64 (40.51%) OO
4 50 (31.65%) OOD
5 29 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (16.46%) Multithreading
7 25 (15.82%) Configuration Management
8 23 (14.56%) Memory Management
9 19 (12.03%) Use Case
10 18 (11.39%) Integration Testing
10 18 (11.39%) Project Management
11 17 (10.76%) Unit Testing
12 14 (8.86%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (8.23%) Migration
14 12 (7.59%) SDLC
15 11 (6.96%) MVC
15 11 (6.96%) TOGAF
16 10 (6.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
16 10 (6.33%) Refactoring
16 10 (6.33%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 90 (56.96%) C
2 44 (27.85%) Java
3 24 (15.19%) C#
3 24 (15.19%) Python
4 22 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.86%) Perl
6 9 (5.70%) SQL
6 9 (5.70%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.06%) Embedded C
8 7 (4.43%) Embedded C++
8 7 (4.43%) Korn
9 5 (3.16%) VBScript
10 3 (1.90%) VB
11 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.27%) Ada
11 2 (1.27%) Ruby
11 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.63%) F#
Qualifications
1 85 (53.80%) Security Cleared
2 66 (41.77%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.23%) ISEB
4 10 (6.33%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) HND
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) TickIT
1 3 (1.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Firmware
1 2 (1.27%) GPFS
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Snort
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (5.70%) Oracle
2 5 (3.16%) SAP
2 5 (3.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.16%) HP
3 4 (2.53%) IBM
4 3 (1.90%) F5
4 3 (1.90%) Cisco
4 3 (1.90%) Veritas
4 3 (1.90%) VMware
5 1 (0.63%) Google
5 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.63%) Compaq
5 1 (0.63%) EMC
5 1 (0.63%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.63%) Embarcadero
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