The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 92 61 103
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +42
Contract jobs citing C++ 198 244 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.00% 2.86% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.03% 8.38% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 99 47
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£335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £168 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 38
Average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £42.50 £46.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
C++
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3282 2912 2702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.10% 34.16% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 1583 1384
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 181
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

C++
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++ across the South East region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

C++
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++ across the South East region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

C++
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++ within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Hampshire -7 57 £305 -15.45% 19
Surrey -6 45 £363 +3.57% 42
Berkshire -35 31 £335 +21.81% 27
Buckinghamshire -21 20 £330 -18.76% 3
Middlesex -1 10 £343 -37.72% 3
Oxfordshire -28 10 £325 -5.79% 25
East Sussex +2 5 £300 +14.28%
Kent -1 5 £200 - 1
West Sussex -11 1 £300 -33.33% 14
Sussex - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++.

1 169 (46.17%) C
2 161 (43.99%) Linux
3 140 (38.25%) Software Engineering
4 125 (34.15%) Java
5 104 (28.42%) UNIX
6 101 (27.60%) Python
7 87 (23.77%) C#
8 81 (22.13%) OO
8 81 (22.13%) Security Cleared
9 73 (19.95%) Windows
9 73 (19.95%) SQL
10 60 (16.39%) Perl
10 60 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (15.03%) SC Cleared
11 55 (15.03%) UML
12 54 (14.75%) Subversion
13 51 (13.93%) JavaScript
14 49 (13.39%) Multithreading
15 46 (12.57%) .NET
15 46 (12.57%) Microsoft
16 44 (12.02%) Configuration Management
17 41 (11.20%) HTML
17 41 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (10.66%) OOD
19 38 (10.38%) XML
20 37 (10.11%) ClearCase
21 33 (9.02%) Oracle
22 31 (8.47%) Computer Science
23 30 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (8.20%) CppUnit

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.55%) Apache
2 7 (1.91%) Node.js
3 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.82%) JBoss
4 2 (0.55%) Confluence
4 2 (0.55%) IIS
4 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.91%) MS Office
4 3 (0.82%) Simulink
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.64%) PaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.27%) Force.com
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.64%) SAN
2 15 (4.10%) Firewall
2 15 (4.10%) DNS
3 13 (3.55%) 3G
4 11 (3.01%) LTE
4 11 (3.01%) DVB
5 9 (2.46%) Network Security
5 9 (2.46%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.46%) Ethernet
5 9 (2.46%) Internet
6 8 (2.19%) LDAP
6 8 (2.19%) SSL
7 7 (1.91%) NAS
7 7 (1.91%) VoIP
7 7 (1.91%) 2G
8 6 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (1.64%) Telnet
8 6 (1.64%) WAN
8 6 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (5.46%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.19%) MySQL
4 17 (4.64%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.64%) Ingres
5 15 (4.10%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.19%) OLTP
7 7 (1.91%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.37%) Big Data
9 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.09%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.82%) SQLite
11 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 54 (14.75%) Subversion
2 37 (10.11%) ClearCase
3 30 (8.20%) CppUnit
4 26 (7.10%) NUnit
4 26 (7.10%) GoogleTest
5 23 (6.28%) Visual Studio
5 23 (6.28%) CruiseControl
6 22 (6.01%) ClearQuest
7 21 (5.74%) Ant
8 19 (5.19%) Jenkins
9 11 (3.01%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.46%) JIRA
11 7 (1.91%) Git (software)
11 7 (1.91%) Selenium
12 6 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (1.64%) Rational Rose
13 5 (1.37%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.37%) JUnit
13 5 (1.37%) NetBeans
13 5 (1.37%) Bugzilla
General
1 24 (6.56%) Finance
2 21 (5.74%) Electronics
3 19 (5.19%) Games
4 13 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.91%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.64%) Automotive
6 6 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.37%) Banking
7 5 (1.37%) Military
8 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.82%) Marketing
9 3 (0.82%) Retail
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 168 (45.90%) Developer
2 112 (30.60%) Software Engineer
3 56 (15.30%) C++ Developer
4 40 (10.93%) Software Developer
5 17 (4.64%) Architect
6 15 (4.10%) Development Engineer
7 14 (3.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 13 (3.55%) Java Developer
9 11 (3.01%) Software Development Engineer
10 10 (2.73%) Senior Developer
10 10 (2.73%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (2.73%) C Developer
11 9 (2.46%) Web Developer
12 7 (1.91%) Computer Engineer
12 7 (1.91%) Test Engineer
12 7 (1.91%) .NET Developer
13 6 (1.64%) UI Programmer
13 6 (1.64%) QA Engineer
13 6 (1.64%) Technical Leader
13 6 (1.64%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.57%) .NET
2 41 (11.20%) HTML
3 38 (10.38%) XML
4 26 (7.10%) STL
4 26 (7.10%) CSS
5 20 (5.46%) wxWidgets
5 20 (5.46%) Motif
6 17 (4.64%) REST
7 16 (4.37%) HTML5
8 15 (4.10%) Ajax
9 12 (3.28%) SOAP
9 12 (3.28%) JSON
10 11 (3.01%) Web Services
10 11 (3.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 10 (2.73%) Middleware
11 10 (2.73%) .NET Framework
12 9 (2.46%) ASP.NET
12 9 (2.46%) OpenGL
13 8 (2.19%) jQuery
13 8 (2.19%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.74%) Mathematics
4 19 (5.19%) Open Source
5 16 (4.37%) Embedded Systems
5 16 (4.37%) Physics
6 15 (4.10%) Device Driver
7 10 (2.73%) User Experience
7 10 (2.73%) DTV
7 10 (2.73%) Derivative
8 9 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.19%) IPTV
10 7 (1.91%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.64%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.64%) STB
12 5 (1.37%) MPEG
12 5 (1.37%) Clustering
13 4 (1.09%) iPhone
14 3 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 161 (43.99%) Linux
2 104 (28.42%) UNIX
3 73 (19.95%) Windows
4 21 (5.74%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (3.83%) Solaris
6 12 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.73%) Android
8 8 (2.19%) AIX
9 5 (1.37%) CentOS
9 5 (1.37%) HPUX
9 5 (1.37%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.82%) NetWare
10 3 (0.82%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.55%) SUSE
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.55%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (38.25%) Software Engineering
2 81 (22.13%) OO
3 60 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (15.03%) UML
5 49 (13.39%) Multithreading
6 44 (12.02%) Configuration Management
7 39 (10.66%) OOD
8 30 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (7.92%) Scrum
10 23 (6.28%) Project Management
11 22 (6.01%) Use Case
12 20 (5.46%) OOP
12 20 (5.46%) Embedded Software Development
13 18 (4.92%) Web Development
14 17 (4.64%) Automated Testing
15 16 (4.37%) Unit Testing
15 16 (4.37%) Integration Testing
16 15 (4.10%) MVC
16 15 (4.10%) Memory Management
17 11 (3.01%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 169 (46.17%) C
2 125 (34.15%) Java
3 101 (27.60%) Python
4 87 (23.77%) C#
5 73 (19.95%) SQL
6 60 (16.39%) Perl
7 51 (13.93%) JavaScript
8 26 (7.10%) Shell Script
9 24 (6.56%) Bash Shell
9 24 (6.56%) Embedded C++
10 23 (6.28%) Embedded C
10 23 (6.28%) PHP
11 12 (3.28%) Ruby
12 11 (3.01%) VC++
12 11 (3.01%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.91%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.64%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.64%) Korn
15 5 (1.37%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.37%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 81 (22.13%) Security Cleared
2 55 (15.03%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.65%) Degree
4 19 (5.19%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.46%) PhD
6 6 (1.64%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.37%) ISEB
8 2 (0.55%) HND
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.55%) MCTS
8 2 (0.55%) MCITP
9 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) CCNP
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.46%) QA
2 5 (1.37%) TickIT
3 4 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
System Software
1 21 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.19%) Xen
3 6 (1.64%) Sendmail
4 5 (1.37%) Firmware
4 5 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (1.09%) NFS
5 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.82%) GPFS
7 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.27%) Samba
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.64%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (1.64%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (1.09%) SCOrch
2 4 (1.09%) SCSM
2 4 (1.09%) SCOM
3 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.82%) Puppet
4 2 (0.55%) YaST
4 2 (0.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) SELinux
Vendors
1 46 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.02%) Oracle
3 28 (7.65%) VMware
4 13 (3.55%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.73%) Hitachi
5 10 (2.73%) Veritas
5 10 (2.73%) Cisco
6 8 (2.19%) Juniper
7 7 (1.91%) Sybase
8 6 (1.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 6 (1.64%) Ericsson
8 6 (1.64%) NetApp
8 6 (1.64%) McAfee
8 6 (1.64%) Websense
8 6 (1.64%) Nortel
8 6 (1.64%) Blue Coat
8 6 (1.64%) Huawei
8 6 (1.64%) Google
9 5 (1.37%) Zend
9 5 (1.37%) IBM
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