The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had C++ Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 260 251 247
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 18 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 2
Median daily rate £350 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £283 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £478 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £43.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 - £42.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 - £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +18.18%
C++ Software 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
9175 9514 8893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.34% 94.33% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5576 5217 4881
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 £225 £236 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 460 487
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

C++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured C++ Software Developer in the job title.

C++ Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer across the South East region.

C++ Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

C++ Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

C++ Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer across the South East region.

C++ Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 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
Middlesex +5 11 £350 +16.66%
Hampshire 0 3 £438 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire +9 2 - -
Surrey -10 2 - - 6
C++ Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (78.13%) Linux
2 25 (78.13%) Software Engineering
3 17 (53.13%) Multithreading
4 15 (46.88%) C
4 15 (46.88%) SQL
5 12 (37.50%) Oracle
5 12 (37.50%) Unix
6 11 (34.38%) STL
6 11 (34.38%) Perl
6 11 (34.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) Scrum
9 5 (15.63%) Python
9 5 (15.63%) ClearCase
10 4 (12.50%) Windows
10 4 (12.50%) Twisted
10 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
10 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (9.38%) JIRA
11 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
11 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
11 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (9.38%) Bugzilla
12 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
12 2 (6.25%) Validation

C++ Software 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DVB
1 1 (3.13%) H.323
1 1 (3.13%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Ingres
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) ClearCase
2 3 (9.38%) Bugzilla
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) WiX
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.13%) CppUnit
4 1 (3.13%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.13%) GoogleTest
4 1 (3.13%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (34.38%) STL
2 4 (12.50%) Twisted
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) ATL
4 1 (3.13%) Motif
4 1 (3.13%) POCO
4 1 (3.13%) Qt
4 1 (3.13%) Swing
4 1 (3.13%) wxWidgets
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) PlayStation
4 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Software Engineering
2 17 (53.13%) Multithreading
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (6.25%) OOD
6 2 (6.25%) UML
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (3.13%) Game Development
7 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (46.88%) C
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Perl
4 5 (15.63%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Erlang
6 1 (3.13%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Lumension
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) QNX