The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 242 220 226
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 32 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 8
Median daily rate £350 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £405 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 7
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £38.50 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.50 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
C++ Software Engineer
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
8849 8817 8437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.10% 94.64% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5335 4936 4622
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 £238 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 423 464
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

C++ Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

C++ Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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 - 10 £350 -
Surrey -2 9 £381 +0.99% 7
Hampshire -12 4 £338 -4.25% 9
Buckinghamshire +9 3 - - 1
West Sussex -25 3 £365 +32.72% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 - 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 71 (100.00%) C++
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 47 (66.20%) Linux
3 41 (57.75%) C
4 37 (52.11%) Multithreading
5 24 (33.80%) Unix
5 24 (33.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 23 (32.39%) SQL
6 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (30.99%) STL
8 20 (28.17%) OO
9 16 (22.54%) Subversion
9 16 (22.54%) Scrum
10 15 (21.13%) Oracle
10 15 (21.13%) Perl
11 14 (19.72%) Embedded Systems
12 13 (18.31%) Cross-Platform Development
13 12 (16.90%) Python
14 11 (15.49%) UML
14 11 (15.49%) OOD
14 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
15 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
15 10 (14.08%) Windows
15 10 (14.08%) Java
16 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
16 9 (12.68%) Embedded C
16 9 (12.68%) Integration Testing
17 8 (11.27%) System Integration Testing
17 8 (11.27%) GoogleTest
17 8 (11.27%) Memory Management

C++ Software Engineer 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 2 (2.82%) Node.js
2 1 (1.41%) Zope
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Diameter Protocol
1 7 (9.86%) GSM
1 7 (9.86%) LTE
1 7 (9.86%) RANAP
1 7 (9.86%) RTP
1 7 (9.86%) UMTS
1 7 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.82%) DVB
3 2 (2.82%) GPRS
3 2 (2.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.41%) H.323
4 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Subversion
2 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.27%) Ant
3 8 (11.27%) ClearCase
3 8 (11.27%) CppUnit
3 8 (11.27%) GoogleTest
3 8 (11.27%) NUnit
4 7 (9.86%) Trac
4 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.82%) MSI
5 2 (2.82%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Electronics
3 3 (4.23%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 22 (30.99%) STL
3 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 4 (5.63%) Qt
4 3 (4.23%) Swing
4 3 (4.23%) WPF
5 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.82%) HTML
5 2 (2.82%) HTML5
5 2 (2.82%) MFC
5 2 (2.82%) Motif
5 2 (2.82%) REST
6 1 (1.41%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.41%) Twisted
6 1 (1.41%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (11.27%) Derivative
3 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Contactless
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) DTV
5 2 (2.82%) Mechatronics
5 2 (2.82%) MPEG
5 2 (2.82%) STB
6 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 47 (66.20%) Linux
2 24 (33.80%) Unix
3 10 (14.08%) Windows
4 3 (4.23%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (52.11%) Multithreading
3 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (28.17%) OO
5 16 (22.54%) Scrum
6 13 (18.31%) Cross-Platform Development
7 11 (15.49%) OOD
7 11 (15.49%) UML
8 9 (12.68%) Integration Testing
9 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.27%) Memory Management
9 8 (11.27%) Project Management
9 8 (11.27%) SOA
9 8 (11.27%) Software Architecture
9 8 (11.27%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (11.27%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (11.27%) TDD
9 8 (11.27%) Use Case
10 6 (8.45%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 41 (57.75%) C
3 23 (32.39%) SQL
4 15 (21.13%) Perl
5 12 (16.90%) Python
6 10 (14.08%) Java
7 9 (12.68%) Embedded C
8 8 (11.27%) Embedded C++
9 4 (5.63%) C#
10 2 (2.82%) Erlang
11 1 (1.41%) F#
11 1 (1.41%) Haskell
11 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) Degree
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Xen
1 2 (2.82%) XenServer
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) Borland
3 1 (1.41%) QNX