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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 64 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 60 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.77% 3.05% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.19% 8.32% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 13
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£305 £384 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.57% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £445 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £324
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.41 £36.65 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
835 637 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.57% 36.69% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 355 295
Average daily rate £350 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 55
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 -6 21 £305 -12.25%
Basingstoke +1 6 £375 -6.77% 3
Farnborough - 4 - -
Southampton -21 1 £350 +3.70% 5
Yateley - - - -
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - - 5
Havant - - - - 3
Portsmouth - - - - 3
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 67 (68.37%) C
2 62 (63.27%) Linux
3 50 (51.02%) Software Engineering
4 47 (47.96%) UNIX
5 46 (46.94%) Security Cleared
6 40 (40.82%) UML
7 39 (39.80%) SC Cleared
8 35 (35.71%) Python
9 34 (34.69%) ClearCase
10 32 (32.65%) OO
11 30 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (29.59%) Subversion
12 29 (29.59%) OOD
13 28 (28.57%) Configuration Management
14 27 (27.55%) NUnit
14 27 (27.55%) GoogleTest
14 27 (27.55%) CppUnit
15 26 (26.53%) Windows
15 26 (26.53%) Java
16 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (23.47%) CruiseControl
18 22 (22.45%) Multithreading
18 22 (22.45%) Motif
19 21 (21.43%) ClearQuest
19 21 (21.43%) Ant
19 21 (21.43%) XML
20 20 (20.41%) SQL
20 20 (20.41%) Project Management
20 20 (20.41%) Use Case
21 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (3.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) SAN
2 6 (6.12%) DVB
2 6 (6.12%) Network Security
2 6 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (5.10%) NGN
4 4 (4.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.06%) iSCSI
5 3 (3.06%) FCoE
6 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.02%) LTE
7 1 (1.02%) NAS
7 1 (1.02%) RTP
7 1 (1.02%) Firewall
7 1 (1.02%) 2G
7 1 (1.02%) ASN.1
7 1 (1.02%) UPnP
7 1 (1.02%) CTI
7 1 (1.02%) 3G
7 1 (1.02%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) Ingres
1 17 (17.35%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.06%) SQLite
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (34.69%) ClearCase
2 29 (29.59%) Subversion
3 27 (27.55%) NUnit
3 27 (27.55%) CppUnit
3 27 (27.55%) GoogleTest
4 23 (23.47%) CruiseControl
5 21 (21.43%) Ant
5 21 (21.43%) ClearQuest
6 11 (11.22%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.14%) Rational Rose
8 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.02%) Moq
10 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 4 (4.08%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.06%) Automotive
2 3 (3.06%) Electronics
2 3 (3.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Military
4 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (50.00%) Developer
2 32 (32.65%) Software Engineer
3 19 (19.39%) Software Developer
4 11 (11.22%) C++ Developer
4 11 (11.22%) C Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Technical Leader
6 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) Test Specialist
7 3 (3.06%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.06%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (3.06%) Consultant
7 3 (3.06%) Python Developer
7 3 (3.06%) ActionScript Developer
8 2 (2.04%) iOS Developer
8 2 (2.04%) Build Engineer
8 2 (2.04%) Architect
8 2 (2.04%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (2.04%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (2.04%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.45%) Motif
2 21 (21.43%) XML
3 18 (18.37%) wxWidgets
4 6 (6.12%) JSON
4 6 (6.12%) HTML
4 6 (6.12%) .NET
5 4 (4.08%) OpenGL
5 4 (4.08%) HTML5
6 3 (3.06%) D-Bus
6 3 (3.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (3.06%) Adobe AIR
6 3 (3.06%) Drools
6 3 (3.06%) STL
7 2 (2.04%) Web Services
7 2 (2.04%) Middleware
7 2 (2.04%) WinForms
7 2 (2.04%) J2EE
7 2 (2.04%) Qt
7 2 (2.04%) RESTful
7 2 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.22%) Derivative
3 5 (5.10%) DTV
3 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) MPEG
3 5 (5.10%) STB
3 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.06%) IPTV
4 3 (3.06%) HACMP
4 3 (3.06%) Clustering
4 3 (3.06%) VHDL
4 3 (3.06%) User Experience
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.04%) iPhone
6 1 (1.02%) Open Source
6 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.02%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 62 (63.27%) Linux
2 47 (47.96%) UNIX
3 26 (26.53%) Windows
4 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.12%) AIX
6 4 (4.08%) Solaris
6 4 (4.08%) CentOS
7 3 (3.06%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (3.06%) HPUX
7 3 (3.06%) NetWare
8 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.04%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) Software Engineering
2 40 (40.82%) UML
3 32 (32.65%) OO
4 29 (29.59%) OOD
5 28 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (22.45%) Multithreading
8 20 (20.41%) Use Case
8 20 (20.41%) Project Management
9 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (16.33%) Memory Management
11 13 (13.27%) Integration Testing
12 12 (12.24%) Scrum
13 11 (11.22%) Reverse Engineering
13 11 (11.22%) Refactoring
14 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 7 (7.14%) Unified Process
14 7 (7.14%) RUP
15 5 (5.10%) Workflow
15 5 (5.10%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (68.37%) C
2 35 (35.71%) Python
3 26 (26.53%) Java
4 20 (20.41%) SQL
5 9 (9.18%) Shell Script
6 8 (8.16%) C#
6 8 (8.16%) Perl
7 7 (7.14%) Embedded C
8 6 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.08%) Embedded C++
9 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.06%) Golang
10 3 (3.06%) ActionScript 3.0
10 3 (3.06%) ActionScript
10 3 (3.06%) Korn
11 2 (2.04%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.02%) Ruby
12 1 (1.02%) IronPython
12 1 (1.02%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (46.94%) Security Cleared
2 39 (39.80%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) HND
5 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) TickIT
2 4 (4.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.06%) GPFS
3 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.14%) VMware
3 6 (6.12%) Veritas
4 4 (4.08%) Hitachi
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle
5 3 (3.06%) Adobe
5 3 (3.06%) HP
5 3 (3.06%) Compaq
5 3 (3.06%) EMC
5 3 (3.06%) IBM
5 3 (3.06%) Google
6 1 (1.02%) Facebook
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco
6 1 (1.02%) Nokia
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