The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
England / South East
Rank 204 198 217
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 32 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.67% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 24
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £388 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £44.05 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.46% +10.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7134 8104 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.43% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 4931 4801
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 383 421
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Hampshire +13 15 £425 +47.82% 2
Middlesex -4 7 £360 +2.85% 1
Oxfordshire -6 4 £410 +28.62% 2
Berkshire +12 3 £350 -
Surrey +10 1 £385 -6.66% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £365 - 4
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 South East region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) C++
2 39 (50.00%) Linux
3 36 (46.15%) C
4 35 (44.87%) SQL
5 30 (38.46%) Perl
6 28 (35.90%) Unix
7 26 (33.33%) Java
8 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (30.77%) Software Engineering
10 21 (26.92%) Multithreading
11 20 (25.64%) STL
12 19 (24.36%) Windows
12 19 (24.36%) Oracle
13 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
13 16 (20.51%) C#
14 14 (17.95%) Scrum
14 14 (17.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
15 11 (14.10%) Python
15 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
16 9 (11.54%) HTML
16 9 (11.54%) .NET
16 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
17 8 (10.26%) OOD
17 8 (10.26%) Eclipse
17 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
17 8 (10.26%) MySQL
17 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
18 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
18 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (1.28%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.85%) Google App Engine
2 3 (3.85%) Google Compute Engine
2 3 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.41%) LAN
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (2.56%) DVB
4 2 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) AMQP
5 1 (1.28%) HTTP
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
5 1 (1.28%) UPnP
5 1 (1.28%) VoIP
5 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) MySQL
2 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Eclipse
1 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.69%) JIRA
3 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.85%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.85%) GoogleTest
5 2 (2.56%) Ant
5 2 (2.56%) CppUnit
5 2 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.28%) CMake
6 1 (1.28%) Gradle
6 1 (1.28%) Hudson
6 1 (1.28%) JMeter
6 1 (1.28%) JUnit
6 1 (1.28%) Subversion
6 1 (1.28%) Valgrind
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Automotive
3 2 (2.56%) Electronics
3 2 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.28%) Military
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) STL
2 14 (17.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (11.54%) .NET
3 9 (11.54%) HTML
4 7 (8.97%) CSS
4 7 (8.97%) MFC
4 7 (8.97%) XML
5 6 (7.69%) WCF
5 6 (7.69%) XML Messaging
6 4 (5.13%) COM+
6 4 (5.13%) REST
6 4 (5.13%) Web Services
7 2 (2.56%) HTML5
8 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.28%) EJB
8 1 (1.28%) Java EE
8 1 (1.28%) Node.js
8 1 (1.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.41%) Replication
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Derivative
3 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.56%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.56%) STB
4 1 (1.28%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.28%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.28%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.00%) Linux
2 28 (35.90%) Unix
3 19 (24.36%) Windows
4 4 (5.13%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.56%) Android
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.28%) CentOS
6 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 21 (26.92%) Multithreading
4 14 (17.95%) Scrum
5 8 (10.26%) OOD
6 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.69%) Code Coverage
7 6 (7.69%) ETL
7 6 (7.69%) MVC
7 6 (7.69%) OO
7 6 (7.69%) UML
7 6 (7.69%) Validation
8 5 (6.41%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.41%) Data Transformation
8 5 (6.41%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.41%) SDLC
9 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) C++
2 36 (46.15%) C
3 35 (44.87%) SQL
4 30 (38.46%) Perl
5 26 (33.33%) Java
6 16 (20.51%) C#
7 11 (14.10%) Python
8 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
9 7 (8.97%) Embedded C++
10 6 (7.69%) Embedded C
11 5 (6.41%) COBOL
12 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.28%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.28%) Ruby
13 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) WMI
2 1 (1.28%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Oracle
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) Google
3 5 (6.41%) Telerik
4 1 (1.28%) Coverity
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.28%) Samsung
4 1 (1.28%) Veracode
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