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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 236 228 207
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 39 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 20
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£335 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £340 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -9.67%
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
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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
Middlesex +15 13 £350 -
Hampshire +5 13 £288 -17.85% 6
Berkshire +1 6 £335 -20.00% 2
Surrey -1 4 £318 -20.62% 10
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £513 +70.83% 2
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 96 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (48.96%) Linux
3 46 (47.92%) UNIX
3 46 (47.92%) Multithreading
4 37 (38.54%) SQL
5 36 (37.50%) Oracle
5 36 (37.50%) C
5 36 (37.50%) STL
6 29 (30.21%) Perl
7 24 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 23 (23.96%) Java
9 21 (21.88%) UML
9 21 (21.88%) Python
9 21 (21.88%) Software Engineering
10 20 (20.83%) SC Cleared
10 20 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 18 (18.75%) OOD
12 17 (17.71%) RDBMS
12 17 (17.71%) Relational Database
13 16 (16.67%) OO
13 16 (16.67%) Windows
14 15 (15.63%) SDLC
15 12 (12.50%) Sybase
15 12 (12.50%) OLTP
16 10 (10.42%) GoogleTest
16 10 (10.42%) Electronics
16 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
16 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
17 9 (9.38%) C#
17 9 (9.38%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.04%) SNMP
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.71%) RDBMS
1 17 (17.71%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.50%) OLTP
3 5 (5.21%) MySQL
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.08%) DB2
5 1 (1.04%) Ingres
5 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio
1 10 (10.42%) GoogleTest
2 4 (4.17%) NUnit
3 2 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.04%) Selenium
4 1 (1.04%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.04%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.04%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.04%) Xcode
4 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.04%) Ant
4 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.04%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.04%) CasperJS
General
1 10 (10.42%) Electronics
2 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.04%) Games
2 1 (1.04%) Military
2 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.50%) STL
2 20 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (6.25%) HTML
3 6 (6.25%) .NET
3 6 (6.25%) CSS
4 4 (4.17%) MFC
5 3 (3.13%) SOAP
5 3 (3.13%) HTML5
5 3 (3.13%) Qt
5 3 (3.13%) REST
6 2 (2.08%) Ajax
6 2 (2.08%) Dojo
6 2 (2.08%) WPF
7 1 (1.04%) LINQ
7 1 (1.04%) wxWidgets
7 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.04%) ATL
7 1 (1.04%) COM
7 1 (1.04%) XML
7 1 (1.04%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.13%) DTV
3 2 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.04%) Derivative
4 1 (1.04%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.04%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 47 (48.96%) Linux
2 46 (47.92%) UNIX
3 16 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (3.13%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) Multithreading
2 21 (21.88%) UML
2 21 (21.88%) Software Engineering
3 18 (18.75%) OOD
4 16 (16.67%) OO
5 15 (15.63%) SDLC
6 9 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.17%) Memory Management
8 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.13%) SOA
9 2 (2.08%) OOP
9 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.08%) Project Management
9 2 (2.08%) Migration
9 2 (2.08%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.08%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.04%) Concurrent Programming
10 1 (1.04%) System Integration Testing
10 1 (1.04%) TDD
10 1 (1.04%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) C++
2 37 (38.54%) SQL
3 36 (37.50%) C
4 29 (30.21%) Perl
5 23 (23.96%) Java
6 21 (21.88%) Python
7 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
8 9 (9.38%) C#
9 3 (3.13%) PHP
9 3 (3.13%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.04%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) Degree
4 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Puppet
1 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Oracle
2 12 (12.50%) Sybase
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
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