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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 40 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 95 84 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.99% 4.02% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.91% 9.92% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 35 31
Average daily rate £300 £330 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £392 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £23.13 £37.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £37.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +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
597 847 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.39% 40.58% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 409 352
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 46
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £22.69 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hook +16 18 £295 -4.83%
Southampton +26 11 - - 8
Winchester -5 9 £330 -12.00% 1
Basingstoke +3 8 £275 -20.92% 7
Portsmouth - 7 £425 -
Farnborough - 2 £275 - 3
Romsey +1 1 £375 +7.14% 2
Eastleigh - 1 £338 - 1
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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++.

1 128 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 124 (62.00%) C
3 107 (53.50%) Linux
4 97 (48.50%) Security Cleared
5 77 (38.50%) Python
5 77 (38.50%) SC Cleared
6 73 (36.50%) Unix
7 72 (36.00%) UML
8 65 (32.50%) OOD
9 62 (31.00%) Multithreading
10 59 (29.50%) GoogleTest
11 58 (29.00%) NUnit
12 56 (28.00%) Configuration Management
13 54 (27.00%) OO
13 54 (27.00%) Unit Testing
14 51 (25.50%) Subversion
14 51 (25.50%) Memory Management
15 50 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 50 (25.00%) Java
16 45 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
17 44 (22.00%) ClearCase
18 42 (21.00%) Ant
18 42 (21.00%) CppUnit
19 41 (20.50%) Project Management
19 41 (20.50%) Integration Testing
20 40 (20.00%) Use Case
20 40 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
21 39 (19.50%) SQL
21 39 (19.50%) System Integration Testing
22 37 (18.50%) Derivative

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (8.50%) Node.js
2 2 (1.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.00%) JBoss
2 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.00%) DVB
2 12 (6.00%) HTTP
3 10 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.00%) ATM
4 6 (3.00%) CTI
4 6 (3.00%) Network Security
5 4 (2.00%) LDAP
6 3 (1.50%) Wireless
7 2 (1.00%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.00%) H.323
7 2 (1.00%) Intranet
7 2 (1.00%) LAN
7 2 (1.00%) SAN
7 2 (1.00%) SNMP
7 2 (1.00%) Software-Defined Radio
7 2 (1.00%) VoIP
7 2 (1.00%) WAN
8 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.50%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.00%) Ingres
3 6 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.00%) MySQL
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) Lumira
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 59 (29.50%) GoogleTest
2 58 (29.00%) NUnit
3 51 (25.50%) Subversion
4 44 (22.00%) ClearCase
5 42 (21.00%) Ant
5 42 (21.00%) CppUnit
6 30 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 16 (8.00%) Visual Studio
8 15 (7.50%) HP UFT
8 15 (7.50%) Selenium
9 13 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (5.50%) Oracle APEX
10 11 (5.50%) WebDriver
11 9 (4.50%) Cucumber
12 7 (3.50%) SpecFlow
13 6 (3.00%) ClearQuest
13 6 (3.00%) CruiseControl
13 6 (3.00%) Eclipse
13 6 (3.00%) Moq
14 5 (2.50%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (7.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.50%) Military
3 11 (5.50%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.50%) Legal
5 7 (3.50%) Finance
6 5 (2.50%) Electronics
7 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Avionics
8 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (47.00%) Developer
2 64 (32.00%) Software Engineer
3 53 (26.50%) C Developer
4 39 (19.50%) C++ Developer
5 29 (14.50%) Software Developer
6 28 (14.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 24 (12.00%) C/C++ Developer
8 19 (9.50%) C Software Engineer
9 18 (9.00%) Embedded Engineer
10 16 (8.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (7.00%) Embedded C Engineer
12 13 (6.50%) Tester
13 12 (6.00%) Automation Tester
13 12 (6.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 11 (5.50%) Applications Developer
14 11 (5.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 11 (5.50%) Linux Engineer
15 8 (4.00%) C# Developer
15 8 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
15 8 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.00%) .NET
2 20 (10.00%) REST
2 20 (10.00%) XML
3 18 (9.00%) HTML
4 17 (8.50%) Motif
5 15 (7.50%) HTML5
6 12 (6.00%) WCF
7 9 (4.50%) Middleware
8 8 (4.00%) SOAP
8 8 (4.00%) STL
9 6 (3.00%) COM
9 6 (3.00%) CSS
9 6 (3.00%) LINQ
9 6 (3.00%) NHibernate
9 6 (3.00%) Qt
9 6 (3.00%) Web Services
9 6 (3.00%) wxWidgets
10 5 (2.50%) Ajax
10 5 (2.50%) jQuery
11 4 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (18.50%) Derivative
3 16 (8.00%) STB
4 13 (6.50%) DTV
5 12 (6.00%) MPEG
6 8 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (3.50%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.00%) Device Driver
9 5 (2.50%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.50%) VHDL
12 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.00%) Clustering
12 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.00%) HACMP
12 2 (1.00%) Physics
12 2 (1.00%) Wiki
13 1 (0.50%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 107 (53.50%) Linux
2 73 (36.50%) Unix
3 32 (16.00%) Windows
4 7 (3.50%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (3.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.50%) Android
7 4 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.00%) AIX
9 2 (1.00%) HPUX
9 2 (1.00%) NetWare
9 2 (1.00%) Solaris
9 2 (1.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 72 (36.00%) UML
3 65 (32.50%) OOD
4 62 (31.00%) Multithreading
5 56 (28.00%) Configuration Management
6 54 (27.00%) OO
6 54 (27.00%) Unit Testing
7 51 (25.50%) Memory Management
8 50 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (20.50%) Integration Testing
9 41 (20.50%) Project Management
10 40 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 40 (20.00%) Use Case
11 39 (19.50%) System Integration Testing
12 32 (16.00%) Scrum
13 23 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (9.00%) SOA
15 16 (8.00%) Software Architecture
15 16 (8.00%) Test Scripting
15 16 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 124 (62.00%) C
2 77 (38.50%) Python
3 50 (25.00%) Java
4 39 (19.50%) SQL
5 36 (18.00%) C#
6 19 (9.50%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.50%) VBScript
8 11 (5.50%) Embedded C
8 11 (5.50%) Perl
8 11 (5.50%) VB
9 10 (5.00%) PHP
10 9 (4.50%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.00%) Embedded C++
11 8 (4.00%) F#
12 6 (3.00%) Korn
12 6 (3.00%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.00%) Ada
13 4 (2.00%) Ada 83
13 4 (2.00%) Ada 95
13 4 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 97 (48.50%) Security Cleared
2 77 (38.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.50%) ISEB
4 12 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 10 (5.00%) Degree
6 9 (4.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 9 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.00%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (2.50%) Firmware
2 2 (1.00%) GPFS
2 2 (1.00%) zsh
3 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (8.50%) HP
2 15 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.00%) Oracle
4 5 (2.50%) IBM
5 3 (1.50%) VMware
6 2 (1.00%) Cisco
6 2 (1.00%) Compaq
6 2 (1.00%) Embarcadero
6 2 (1.00%) EMC
6 2 (1.00%) Hitachi
6 2 (1.00%) MathWorks
6 2 (1.00%) Veritas
6 2 (1.00%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.50%) BT
7 1 (0.50%) Lumension
7 1 (0.50%) PTC
7 1 (0.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) Serena
7 1 (0.50%) Wind River
7 1 (0.50%) Xamarin