The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 220 205 191
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 29 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.22% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.24% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 22
Average daily rate
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£333 £294 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.99% -9.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £248 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.08% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 11
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8443 7880 9019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.77% 92.77% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4593 4073 4128
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 547 637
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
C++ Developer
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Surrey +2 8 £450 +47.54% 4
Hampshire -10 7 £350 +19.25%
East Sussex - 7 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 - 1
Berkshire +5 2 £425 +36.00% 3
Middlesex - 2 £350 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 70 (100.00%) C++
2 40 (57.14%) Linux
3 21 (30.00%) Windows
4 19 (27.14%) UNIX
5 18 (25.71%) C
5 18 (25.71%) Multithreading
6 14 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
7 12 (17.14%) Finance
8 11 (15.71%) STL
9 10 (14.29%) XML
9 10 (14.29%) Python
9 10 (14.29%) Aerospace
9 10 (14.29%) Information Security
9 10 (14.29%) Retail
9 10 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
10 9 (12.86%) OO
11 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
12 7 (10.00%) Games
12 7 (10.00%) UML
13 6 (8.57%) DTV
13 6 (8.57%) IPTV
14 5 (7.14%) Subversion
14 5 (7.14%) SQL
14 5 (7.14%) Automation Testing
15 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
15 4 (5.71%) Qt
15 4 (5.71%) C#
15 4 (5.71%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) MySQL
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (2.86%) GoogleTest
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) Rational Rose
2 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.86%) NUnit
3 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.43%) Ant
3 1 (1.43%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 10 (14.29%) Retail
3 7 (10.00%) Games
4 3 (4.29%) Electronics
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) STL
2 10 (14.29%) XML
2 10 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (5.71%) Qt
4 2 (2.86%) Motif
5 1 (1.43%) .NET
5 1 (1.43%) COM
5 1 (1.43%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.43%) Middleware
5 1 (1.43%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.57%) DTV
2 6 (8.57%) IPTV
3 2 (2.86%) Derivative
4 1 (1.43%) Animation
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.43%) Physics
4 1 (1.43%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) CCTV
4 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.14%) Linux
2 21 (30.00%) Windows
3 19 (27.14%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Multithreading
2 10 (14.29%) Information Security
3 9 (12.86%) OO
4 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.00%) UML
6 5 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.71%) OOP
7 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.29%) TDD
8 3 (4.29%) OOD
9 2 (2.86%) Memory Management
9 2 (2.86%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Use Case
9 2 (2.86%) Project Management
9 2 (2.86%) Scrum
9 2 (2.86%) Unified Process
9 2 (2.86%) RUP
10 1 (1.43%) Workflow
10 1 (1.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (25.71%) C
3 10 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (7.14%) SQL
5 4 (5.71%) Fortran
5 4 (5.71%) C#
6 3 (4.29%) Java
6 3 (4.29%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle
2 1 (1.43%) IBM
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Autodesk