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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 214 191 204
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 49 78 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.83% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.87% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 22
Median daily rate £360 £335 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.43% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -21.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -12.22%
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
8423 8943 8664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 95.02% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 5113 4698
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 £255 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 431 445
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +10 15 £500 +48.14% 14
Middlesex -7 11 £350 -
Hampshire -7 8 £275 -4.34% 4
Berkshire -6 5 £345 +2.98% 7
Oxfordshire +12 4 £400 -5.88% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 2 - - 2
West Sussex -14 2 - - 1
Kent - 1 £413 - 4
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 102 (100.00%) C++
2 61 (59.80%) Linux
3 56 (54.90%) C
4 43 (42.16%) Multithreading
5 42 (41.18%) Software Engineering
6 39 (38.24%) Unix
7 28 (27.45%) STL
8 26 (25.49%) Oracle
8 26 (25.49%) SQL
9 24 (23.53%) Perl
10 23 (22.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 22 (21.57%) Security Cleared
12 19 (18.63%) Python
13 18 (17.65%) SC Cleared
14 16 (15.69%) UML
14 16 (15.69%) Java
14 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (14.71%) GoogleTest
15 15 (14.71%) OO
15 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.73%) Unit Testing
16 14 (13.73%) Degree
16 14 (13.73%) Computer Science
16 14 (13.73%) Project Management
16 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
17 13 (12.75%) ClearCase
17 13 (12.75%) OOD
17 13 (12.75%) Windows
17 13 (12.75%) NUnit
18 12 (11.76%) Memory Management

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 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (3.92%) PaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) DVB
2 6 (5.88%) HTTP
3 5 (4.90%) UPnP
4 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.98%) IKE
5 1 (0.98%) IPsec
5 1 (0.98%) Multicast
5 1 (0.98%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.96%) OLTP
2 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.98%) HPCC
3 1 (0.98%) Ingres
3 1 (0.98%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.71%) GoogleTest
2 13 (12.75%) ClearCase
2 13 (12.75%) NUnit
3 9 (8.82%) Subversion
4 8 (7.84%) Ant
4 8 (7.84%) CppUnit
5 6 (5.88%) Xcode
6 3 (2.94%) WiX
7 1 (0.98%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.98%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.98%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.98%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.98%) Selenium
7 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.98%) Automotive
3 1 (0.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.45%) STL
2 23 (22.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (6.86%) .NET
3 7 (6.86%) MFC
4 6 (5.88%) ATL
4 6 (5.88%) HTML
4 6 (5.88%) POCO
5 4 (3.92%) CSS
5 4 (3.92%) Middleware
5 4 (3.92%) Swing
6 3 (2.94%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.96%) DirectX
7 2 (1.96%) HTML5
7 2 (1.96%) Qt
7 2 (1.96%) XML
8 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.98%) Motif
8 1 (0.98%) Web Services
8 1 (0.98%) WebKit
8 1 (0.98%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.78%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (8.82%) Derivative
5 8 (7.84%) STB
6 6 (5.88%) Device Driver
7 4 (3.92%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.98%) Contactless
9 1 (0.98%) Fintech
9 1 (0.98%) Statistics
9 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (59.80%) Linux
2 39 (38.24%) Unix
3 13 (12.75%) Windows
4 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.90%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.16%) Multithreading
2 42 (41.18%) Software Engineering
3 16 (15.69%) UML
4 15 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.71%) OO
5 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
5 14 (13.73%) Project Management
5 14 (13.73%) Unit Testing
6 13 (12.75%) OOD
7 12 (11.76%) Memory Management
8 9 (8.82%) Integration Testing
8 9 (8.82%) OOP
8 9 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (8.82%) Use Case
9 7 (6.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (4.90%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.90%) Open Source
10 5 (4.90%) TDD
11 4 (3.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (54.90%) C
3 26 (25.49%) SQL
4 24 (23.53%) Perl
5 19 (18.63%) Python
6 16 (15.69%) Java
7 9 (8.82%) Embedded C++
8 8 (7.84%) Embedded C
9 6 (5.88%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.90%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.94%) C#
12 3 (2.94%) PHP
13 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.98%) R
13 1 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 14 (13.73%) Degree
4 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (25.49%) Oracle
2 4 (3.92%) Google
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.98%) QNX
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