The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 212 230 218
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 41 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 6
Average daily rate £340 £331 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £49.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +22.72%
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
8034 8717 7813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.91% 93.76% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4854 4667 4070
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 421 454
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +3 15 £225 -50.00% 5
Hampshire +6 13 £330 - 7
Middlesex - 8 £345 -
Berkshire +5 3 £425 - 8
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 74 (100.00%) C++
1 74 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 45 (60.81%) Linux
3 34 (45.95%) C
4 32 (43.24%) Python
5 29 (39.19%) OO
6 27 (36.49%) Multithreading
7 23 (31.08%) Subversion
8 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (28.38%) Unix
9 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
10 18 (24.32%) Scrum
10 18 (24.32%) OOD
10 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
11 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
12 15 (20.27%) ClearCase
12 15 (20.27%) UML
13 14 (18.92%) Java
13 14 (18.92%) SQL
14 12 (16.22%) CppUnit
14 12 (16.22%) Memory Management
14 12 (16.22%) GoogleTest
14 12 (16.22%) System Integration Testing
14 12 (16.22%) NUnit
14 12 (16.22%) Derivative
14 12 (16.22%) Use Case
14 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
14 12 (16.22%) Integration Testing
14 12 (16.22%) Project Management
14 12 (16.22%) Ant

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.35%) Zope
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Diameter Protocol
1 6 (8.11%) GSM
1 6 (8.11%) LTE
1 6 (8.11%) RANAP
1 6 (8.11%) RTP
1 6 (8.11%) UMTS
1 6 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (5.41%) ATM
2 4 (5.41%) H.323
3 2 (2.70%) GPRS
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) Modbus
4 1 (1.35%) SSH
4 1 (1.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Subversion
2 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
3 15 (20.27%) ClearCase
4 12 (16.22%) Ant
4 12 (16.22%) CppUnit
4 12 (16.22%) GoogleTest
4 12 (16.22%) NUnit
5 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.11%) Bugzilla
6 6 (8.11%) JIRA
6 6 (8.11%) Trac
7 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.70%) Rational Rose
7 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (8.11%) Electronics
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.35%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) Qt
1 10 (13.51%) STL
2 9 (12.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (10.81%) Motif
4 7 (9.46%) Twisted
5 5 (6.76%) .NET
6 2 (2.70%) POSIX
6 2 (2.70%) RESTful
6 2 (2.70%) SWT
6 2 (2.70%) XML
7 1 (1.35%) Dojo
7 1 (1.35%) HTML
7 1 (1.35%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.35%) Web Services
7 1 (1.35%) WebSockets
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Derivative
2 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.16%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Physics
6 1 (1.35%) Contactless
6 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 45 (60.81%) Linux
2 21 (28.38%) Unix
3 10 (13.51%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (39.19%) OO
3 27 (36.49%) Multithreading
4 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.32%) Configuration Management
5 18 (24.32%) OOD
5 18 (24.32%) Scrum
6 15 (20.27%) UML
7 12 (16.22%) Integration Testing
7 12 (16.22%) Memory Management
7 12 (16.22%) Project Management
7 12 (16.22%) System Integration Testing
7 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
7 12 (16.22%) Use Case
8 10 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (10.81%) Automated Testing
9 8 (10.81%) SOA
9 8 (10.81%) Software Architecture
10 7 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (45.95%) C
3 32 (43.24%) Python
4 14 (18.92%) Java
4 14 (18.92%) SQL
5 9 (12.16%) Embedded C
5 9 (12.16%) Embedded C++
6 5 (6.76%) Erlang
7 4 (5.41%) Fortran
7 4 (5.41%) Perl
7 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.05%) C#
9 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) FedRAMP
Vendors
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (1.35%) FairCom
2 1 (1.35%) IBM
2 1 (1.35%) Sun
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