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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 232 198 192
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -6
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 39 74 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.77% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.82% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 35
Median daily rate £350 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £273 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £490 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £333
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -21.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -16.66%
C++ Developer
England

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
8661 9039 8527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.06% 94.63% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5213 5053 4667
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 437 468
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey 0 11 £414 - 21
Middlesex 0 10 £350 +7.69%
Berkshire -13 6 £345 +2.98% 5
Hampshire -18 5 £363 +20.83% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 3 - -
Oxfordshire +7 1 - - 5
West Sussex -28 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 £413 -
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 93 (100.00%) C++
2 61 (65.59%) Linux
3 55 (59.14%) C
4 38 (40.86%) Multithreading
5 34 (36.56%) Unix
5 34 (36.56%) Software Engineering
6 28 (30.11%) STL
7 27 (29.03%) SQL
8 26 (27.96%) Oracle
9 25 (26.88%) Perl
9 25 (26.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
11 18 (19.35%) Python
12 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
15 12 (12.90%) Unit Testing
15 12 (12.90%) GoogleTest
15 12 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
16 11 (11.83%) Degree
16 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
16 11 (11.83%) Windows
17 10 (10.75%) UML
17 10 (10.75%) OOD
17 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management
17 10 (10.75%) NUnit
17 10 (10.75%) Memory Management
18 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
18 9 (9.68%) DVB

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 (1.08%) Node.js
1 1 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) DVB
2 6 (6.45%) HTTP
3 5 (5.38%) UPnP
4 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.15%) H.323
6 1 (1.08%) IKE
6 1 (1.08%) IPsec
6 1 (1.08%) Multicast
6 1 (1.08%) Unicast
6 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.15%) OLTP
2 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.08%) Big Data
3 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.08%) HPCC
3 1 (1.08%) Ingres
3 1 (1.08%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) GoogleTest
2 10 (10.75%) NUnit
3 9 (9.68%) ClearCase
4 6 (6.45%) Xcode
5 5 (5.38%) Subversion
6 4 (4.30%) Ant
6 4 (4.30%) CppUnit
7 3 (3.23%) WiX
8 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.08%) CasperJS
9 1 (1.08%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.08%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.08%) JIRA
9 1 (1.08%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.08%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (1.08%) Selenium
9 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.08%) Automotive
3 1 (1.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Games
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.11%) STL
2 25 (26.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (8.60%) .NET
4 6 (6.45%) ATL
4 6 (6.45%) HTML
4 6 (6.45%) POCO
5 5 (5.38%) Middleware
6 4 (4.30%) CSS
7 3 (3.23%) MFC
7 3 (3.23%) OpenGL
8 2 (2.15%) DirectX
8 2 (2.15%) HTML5
8 2 (2.15%) Qt
8 2 (2.15%) Swing
8 2 (2.15%) Twisted
8 2 (2.15%) XML
9 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.08%) spray
9 1 (1.08%) WebKit
9 1 (1.08%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (8.60%) STB
4 6 (6.45%) Device Driver
5 5 (5.38%) Algorithms
6 4 (4.30%) Derivative
7 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.08%) PlayStation
9 1 (1.08%) Statistics
9 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.08%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 61 (65.59%) Linux
2 34 (36.56%) Unix
3 11 (11.83%) Windows
4 6 (6.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.38%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.15%) Android
6 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.08%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.08%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.08%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.86%) Multithreading
2 34 (36.56%) Software Engineering
3 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.90%) Unit Testing
5 10 (10.75%) Configuration Management
5 10 (10.75%) Memory Management
5 10 (10.75%) OOD
5 10 (10.75%) UML
6 9 (9.68%) Project Management
7 8 (8.60%) OO
8 6 (6.45%) OOP
8 6 (6.45%) Scrum
9 5 (5.38%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.38%) Open Source
9 5 (5.38%) TDD
10 4 (4.30%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.30%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (4.30%) Use Case
11 3 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) C++
2 55 (59.14%) C
3 27 (29.03%) SQL
4 25 (26.88%) Perl
5 18 (19.35%) Python
6 8 (8.60%) Embedded C
6 8 (8.60%) Embedded C++
7 7 (7.53%) Java
8 6 (6.45%) Objective-C
9 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.38%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.23%) PHP
11 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.15%) C#
11 2 (2.15%) Erlang
12 1 (1.08%) R
12 1 (1.08%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) Degree
4 4 (4.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) GridGain
1 1 (1.08%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (27.96%) Oracle
2 2 (2.15%) QNX
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
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