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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 48 67 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -35
Contract jobs citing C++ 84 51 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.75% 2.47% 5.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.91% 6.69% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 59
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £343 £310
% change year-on-year
- +10.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 14
Average hourly rate £39.00 £43.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.75 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £45.00 £39.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.80%
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
770 762 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.36% 36.94% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 447 391
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 61
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.40 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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++
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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Basingstoke +3 9 £375 +2.73% 3
Portsmouth +4 8 £704 +126.93% 3
Winchester -9 8 - - 1
Hook - 6 £335 -
Southampton -21 4 £350 -12.50% 8
Farnborough - 3 £350 - 3
Havant - 1 - - 4
Petersfield - - - -
Romsey - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Gosport - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Waterlooville - - - -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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++.

1 103 (67.76%) Linux
2 101 (66.45%) C
3 88 (57.89%) Software Engineering
4 87 (57.24%) Security Cleared
5 79 (51.97%) SC Cleared
5 79 (51.97%) UNIX
6 55 (36.18%) UML
7 47 (30.92%) ClearCase
8 46 (30.26%) Python
9 45 (29.61%) Windows
9 45 (29.61%) Multithreading
9 45 (29.61%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (27.63%) Configuration Management
11 41 (26.97%) Java
12 39 (25.66%) Subversion
13 38 (25.00%) NUnit
13 38 (25.00%) CppUnit
13 38 (25.00%) OO
13 38 (25.00%) OOD
13 38 (25.00%) GoogleTest
14 31 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (20.39%) Use Case
15 29 (19.08%) Memory Management
15 29 (19.08%) C#
16 28 (18.42%) Ant
17 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
18 26 (17.11%) .NET
18 26 (17.11%) Motif
19 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (15.79%) Project Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (6.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.61%) MS Office
3 5 (3.29%) Simulink
4 2 (1.32%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.66%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Maximo
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.89%) SAN
2 11 (7.24%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (3.29%) Internet
4 4 (2.63%) DVB
4 4 (2.63%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.63%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.63%) FCoE
5 2 (1.32%) Modbus
5 2 (1.32%) MQTT
5 2 (1.32%) Firewall
5 2 (1.32%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.66%) RTP
6 1 (0.66%) VPN
6 1 (0.66%) DNS
6 1 (0.66%) SSL
6 1 (0.66%) LDAP
6 1 (0.66%) ATM
6 1 (0.66%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.55%) Ingres
1 13 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 47 (30.92%) ClearCase
2 39 (25.66%) Subversion
3 38 (25.00%) CppUnit
3 38 (25.00%) GoogleTest
3 38 (25.00%) NUnit
4 28 (18.42%) Ant
5 24 (15.79%) Jenkins
6 23 (15.13%) CruiseControl
7 20 (13.16%) ClearQuest
8 12 (7.89%) Rational Rose
8 12 (7.89%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.95%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.63%) JIRA
11 2 (1.32%) Selenium
11 2 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.66%) TortoiseSVN
12 1 (0.66%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (3.29%) Electronics
2 3 (1.97%) Finance
2 3 (1.97%) Military
3 2 (1.32%) Games
3 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (42.76%) Developer
2 52 (34.21%) Software Engineer
3 21 (13.82%) Software Developer
4 19 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 16 (10.53%) C Developer
6 12 (7.89%) Technical Leader
7 9 (5.92%) Programmer
7 9 (5.92%) iOS Developer
8 5 (3.29%) Applications Developer
9 4 (2.63%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.63%) Tester
9 4 (2.63%) Test Specialist
9 4 (2.63%) Build Engineer
10 3 (1.97%) Xamarin Developer
10 3 (1.97%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 3 (1.97%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (1.97%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (1.97%) C# Developer
10 3 (1.97%) Architect
10 3 (1.97%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.11%) .NET
1 26 (17.11%) Motif
2 19 (12.50%) XML
3 18 (11.84%) HTML
4 13 (8.55%) wxWidgets
5 12 (7.89%) HTML5
6 9 (5.92%) iOS SDK
6 9 (5.92%) Web Services
6 9 (5.92%) RESTful
7 5 (3.29%) CSS
8 4 (2.63%) OpenGL
9 3 (1.97%) Qt
9 3 (1.97%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.32%) CSS3
10 2 (1.32%) WebSockets
10 2 (1.32%) XSL
10 2 (1.32%) XSLT
10 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.32%) J2EE
11 1 (0.66%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (29.61%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.50%) Derivative
3 10 (6.58%) User Experience
4 9 (5.92%) iPhone
5 8 (5.26%) HACMP
5 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.26%) Clustering
5 8 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.95%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.63%) STB
7 4 (2.63%) MPEG
8 3 (1.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.97%) DTV
9 2 (1.32%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.32%) IPTV
9 2 (1.32%) Physics
10 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 103 (67.76%) Linux
2 79 (51.97%) UNIX
3 45 (29.61%) Windows
4 16 (10.53%) Solaris
5 13 (8.55%) Apple iOS
6 12 (7.89%) AIX
7 8 (5.26%) HPUX
7 8 (5.26%) NetWare
7 8 (5.26%) CentOS
8 7 (4.61%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.29%) Android
10 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.32%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.66%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 55 (36.18%) UML
3 45 (29.61%) Multithreading
4 42 (27.63%) Configuration Management
5 38 (25.00%) OOD
5 38 (25.00%) OO
6 31 (20.39%) Use Case
6 31 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (19.08%) Memory Management
8 25 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (15.79%) Project Management
10 22 (14.47%) Integration Testing
11 14 (9.21%) Unit Testing
12 13 (8.55%) Scrum
13 12 (7.89%) Unified Process
13 12 (7.89%) RUP
13 12 (7.89%) Refactoring
13 12 (7.89%) Reverse Engineering
14 10 (6.58%) TDD
15 9 (5.92%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (66.45%) C
2 46 (30.26%) Python
3 41 (26.97%) Java
4 29 (19.08%) C#
5 16 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 16 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.53%) Perl
5 16 (10.53%) SQL
6 13 (8.55%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.26%) Korn
7 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.95%) Embedded C
8 6 (3.95%) Embedded C++
9 5 (3.29%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.63%) VB
10 4 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.97%) Ada
12 2 (1.32%) VC++
12 2 (1.32%) IronPython
13 1 (0.66%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 87 (57.24%) Security Cleared
2 79 (51.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.58%) Degree
4 1 (0.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.32%) TickIT
1 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.26%) GPFS
2 7 (4.61%) Samba
3 6 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.66%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (0.66%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.21%) VMware
3 12 (7.89%) Veritas
4 8 (5.26%) IBM
5 7 (4.61%) HP
5 7 (4.61%) Compaq
5 7 (4.61%) EMC
5 7 (4.61%) Hitachi
6 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.63%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco
10 1 (0.66%) SAP
10 1 (0.66%) Juniper
10 1 (0.66%) McAfee
10 1 (0.66%) Websense
10 1 (0.66%) Perforce
10 1 (0.66%) Embarcadero
10 1 (0.66%) NetApp
10 1 (0.66%) Nokia
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Rate: £35 - £45 per day
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Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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