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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
England / South East
Rank 208 212 232
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 32 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.49% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.52% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 7
Median daily rate £375 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.90 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +1.79%

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
6677 7869 8681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 4632 4696
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 416 419
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +22 14 - - 4
Middlesex +2 5 £375 +10.29%
Berkshire +13 4 - - 6
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £325 +8.33% 1
Oxfordshire +4 3 £400 -4.76% 2
Hampshire -2 1 - - 5
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 22 January 2017, 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 66 (100.00%) C++
1 66 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (63.64%) Linux
3 37 (56.06%) STL
4 35 (53.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 28 (42.42%) C
6 24 (36.36%) OO
6 24 (36.36%) Subversion
7 22 (33.33%) RANAP
7 22 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
7 22 (33.33%) LTE
7 22 (33.33%) GCC
7 22 (33.33%) GDB
7 22 (33.33%) Trac
7 22 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 22 (33.33%) Cisco
7 22 (33.33%) GSM
7 22 (33.33%) PBX
7 22 (33.33%) UMTS
7 22 (33.33%) VoIP
7 22 (33.33%) RTP
7 22 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
7 22 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
8 21 (31.82%) Multithreading
9 18 (27.27%) High Availability
10 16 (24.24%) Java
11 15 (22.73%) C#
12 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
12 14 (21.21%) Perl
13 13 (19.70%) SQL

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 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 22 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
1 22 (33.33%) GSM
1 22 (33.33%) LTE
1 22 (33.33%) PBX
1 22 (33.33%) RANAP
1 22 (33.33%) RTP
1 22 (33.33%) UMTS
1 22 (33.33%) VoIP
2 5 (7.58%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.03%) IGMP
4 1 (1.52%) 802.15
4 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) RFID
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.52%) Wireless
4 1 (1.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Big Data
1 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Subversion
2 22 (33.33%) GCC
2 22 (33.33%) GDB
2 22 (33.33%) Trac
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.52%) Ant
5 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.52%) Gradle
5 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.52%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.52%) NUnit
5 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (19.70%) Manufacturing
3 9 (13.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.06%) STL
2 35 (53.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (7.58%) Web Services
4 4 (6.06%) XML
5 2 (3.03%) .NET
5 2 (3.03%) ATL
5 2 (3.03%) MFC
5 2 (3.03%) Qt
6 1 (1.52%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.52%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) EJB
6 1 (1.52%) HTML
6 1 (1.52%) Java EE
6 1 (1.52%) JMS
6 1 (1.52%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.52%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (1.52%) WinForms
6 1 (1.52%) XSL
6 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
1 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
1 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (63.64%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Unix
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (36.36%) OO
3 22 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
4 21 (31.82%) Multithreading
5 18 (27.27%) High Availability
6 12 (18.18%) UML
7 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.12%) SysML
9 6 (9.09%) Scrum
10 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.06%) Open Source
11 3 (4.55%) 3D Modelling
11 3 (4.55%) TDD
11 3 (4.55%) Web Development
12 2 (3.03%) BDD
12 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (3.03%) Image Processing
12 2 (3.03%) Process Improvement
12 2 (3.03%) Software Testing
12 2 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (42.42%) C
3 16 (24.24%) Java
4 15 (22.73%) C#
5 14 (21.21%) Perl
6 13 (19.70%) SQL
7 9 (13.64%) Ada
8 3 (4.55%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.55%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Cisco
2 13 (19.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) QNX
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
Southampton, Hampshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago