The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 231 220 209
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 27 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 7
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£350 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £284 £325
% change year-on-year
+32.15% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -50.58%
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
8997 7725 7969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.57% 92.51% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4977 4137 3785
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 465 631
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £36.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Berkshire +11 8 £380 -15.55% 4
Hampshire -29 5 £300 -12.72% 1
Middlesex - 5 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £330 -
Surrey -16 2 £388 +19.23% 9
East Sussex - 2 £350 -
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (36.00%) Python
3 17 (34.00%) UNIX
4 16 (32.00%) Linux
4 16 (32.00%) SQL
5 13 (26.00%) STL
5 13 (26.00%) Multithreading
6 12 (24.00%) Windows
6 12 (24.00%) C
7 11 (22.00%) Java
7 11 (22.00%) Oracle
7 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (20.00%) C#
8 10 (20.00%) RDBMS
8 10 (20.00%) OO
9 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (16.00%) CppUnit
10 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
11 7 (14.00%) Subversion
11 7 (14.00%) MVC
11 7 (14.00%) .NET
11 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (12.00%) Unity DI Container
12 6 (12.00%) UML
12 6 (12.00%) Perl
12 6 (12.00%) VC++

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.00%) PaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) GPRS
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.00%) OLTP
4 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) CppUnit
2 7 (14.00%) Subversion
3 5 (10.00%) MSTest
4 4 (8.00%) Ant
4 4 (8.00%) JUnit
4 4 (8.00%) ClearCase
4 4 (8.00%) NUnit
4 4 (8.00%) GoogleTest
5 3 (6.00%) CruiseControl
5 3 (6.00%) Rational Rose
5 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
6 2 (4.00%) Trac
7 1 (2.00%) PhantomJS
7 1 (2.00%) CasperJS
7 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) Selenium
7 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) STL
2 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (12.00%) Unity DI Container
3 6 (12.00%) XML
3 6 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (12.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 5 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (8.00%) Motif
5 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.00%) wxWidgets
6 3 (6.00%) MFC
7 2 (4.00%) ActiveX
8 1 (2.00%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (2.00%) REST
8 1 (2.00%) WebKit
8 1 (2.00%) Middleware
8 1 (2.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.00%) ISAPI
8 1 (2.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Derivative
4 2 (4.00%) DTV
4 2 (4.00%) IPTV
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) UNIX
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Multithreading
2 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (20.00%) OO
4 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (14.00%) MVC
6 6 (12.00%) UML
6 6 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.00%) OOD
8 4 (8.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Project Management
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.00%) Use Case
8 4 (8.00%) Memory Management
9 3 (6.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.00%) Refactoring
9 3 (6.00%) Unified Process
9 3 (6.00%) RUP
10 2 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (36.00%) Python
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 12 (24.00%) C
5 11 (22.00%) Java
6 10 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (12.00%) Perl
7 6 (12.00%) VC++
8 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Sybase
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) QNX