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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 210 224 243
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 32 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.48% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.50% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 6
Median daily rate £375 £334 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -2.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £240 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £330 £390
% change year-on-year
+17.42% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £47.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% +10.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.15 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £44.15 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-7.13% +7.68%
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
7236 8968 9299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.51% 94.78% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 5185 5090
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 513 513
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +28 16 £400 +56.09% 5
Middlesex -2 6 £375 -0.66%
Oxfordshire -2 3 £400 -4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Hampshire +6 2 - - 4
Berkshire -5 2 - - 4
East Sussex - 1 - -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 59 (100.00%) C++
1 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (64.41%) Linux
3 32 (54.24%) STL
4 30 (50.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 27 (45.76%) C
6 19 (32.20%) OO
7 18 (30.51%) High Availability
8 17 (28.81%) Asterisk PBX
8 17 (28.81%) GCC
8 17 (28.81%) GDB
8 17 (28.81%) Trac
8 17 (28.81%) Multithreading
8 17 (28.81%) LTE
8 17 (28.81%) Subversion
8 17 (28.81%) RANAP
8 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
8 17 (28.81%) Cisco
8 17 (28.81%) GSM
8 17 (28.81%) PBX
8 17 (28.81%) UMTS
8 17 (28.81%) VoIP
8 17 (28.81%) RTP
8 17 (28.81%) Diameter Protocol
8 17 (28.81%) Cross-Platform Development
9 16 (27.12%) Java
10 14 (23.73%) Perl
10 14 (23.73%) C#
11 13 (22.03%) SQL
11 13 (22.03%) Oracle

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) Asterisk PBX
1 17 (28.81%) Diameter Protocol
1 17 (28.81%) GSM
1 17 (28.81%) LTE
1 17 (28.81%) PBX
1 17 (28.81%) RANAP
1 17 (28.81%) RTP
1 17 (28.81%) UMTS
1 17 (28.81%) VoIP
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) 802.15
3 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) RFID
3 1 (1.69%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Big Data
1 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (28.81%) GCC
1 17 (28.81%) GDB
1 17 (28.81%) Subversion
1 17 (28.81%) Trac
2 1 (1.69%) Ant
2 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.69%) Gradle
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.69%) NUnit
2 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.64%) Manufacturing
3 8 (13.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (54.24%) STL
2 30 (50.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
4 4 (6.78%) XML
5 3 (5.08%) .NET
6 2 (3.39%) ATL
6 2 (3.39%) MFC
6 2 (3.39%) Qt
7 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.69%) CSS
7 1 (1.69%) EJB
7 1 (1.69%) HTML
7 1 (1.69%) Java EE
7 1 (1.69%) JMS
7 1 (1.69%) WinForms
7 1 (1.69%) XSL
7 1 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 38 (64.41%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) Unix
3 6 (10.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (32.20%) OO
3 18 (30.51%) High Availability
4 17 (28.81%) Cross-Platform Development
4 17 (28.81%) Multithreading
5 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.95%) UML
6 7 (11.86%) SysML
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
8 4 (6.78%) Open Source
9 3 (5.08%) TDD
9 3 (5.08%) Web Development
10 2 (3.39%) 3D Modelling
10 2 (3.39%) Multithreaded Programming
10 2 (3.39%) MVC
10 2 (3.39%) Open Source Development
10 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.39%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.69%) Metaprogramming
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (45.76%) C
3 16 (27.12%) Java
4 14 (23.73%) C#
4 14 (23.73%) Perl
5 13 (22.03%) SQL
6 8 (13.56%) Ada
7 3 (5.08%) Python
8 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Cisco
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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