The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 98 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 158 228 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.72% 2.69% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.37% 7.84% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 104 101
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £272 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 74
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £35.30 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £44.50 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2940 2908 3047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.93% 34.30% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1615 1484 1516
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 151 191
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -34 53 £350 -0.70% 26
Surrey -18 39 £375 +15.38% 36
Berkshire 0 28 £306 -5.76% 25
East Sussex +5 13 £240 - 7
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £323 -53.92% 5
Middlesex -9 6 £350 +12.90% 2
Oxfordshire -7 2 £328 -12.66% 12
Kent - 2 £550 - 2
West Sussex -13 1 - - 11
Sussex - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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++.

1 156 (43.58%) C
2 152 (42.46%) Linux
3 122 (34.08%) Java
4 109 (30.45%) Software Engineering
5 92 (25.70%) C#
6 84 (23.46%) Windows
7 61 (17.04%) OO
8 60 (16.76%) .NET
9 57 (15.92%) Multithreading
10 53 (14.80%) UNIX
11 52 (14.53%) Security Cleared
12 51 (14.25%) UML
13 46 (12.85%) XML
13 46 (12.85%) SQL
14 43 (12.01%) Python
15 42 (11.73%) Perl
16 35 (9.78%) Embedded Systems
17 33 (9.22%) Oracle
17 33 (9.22%) OOD
17 33 (9.22%) SC Cleared
18 31 (8.66%) Scrum
19 29 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (7.82%) SQL Server
21 27 (7.54%) Visual Studio
21 27 (7.54%) Degree
22 26 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
23 25 (6.98%) Shell Script
24 24 (6.70%) Microsoft
24 24 (6.70%) Subversion
25 23 (6.42%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (2.51%) Apache
2 6 (1.68%) IIS
2 6 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.84%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.56%) FileNet
6 1 (0.28%) Node.js
6 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.28%) Simulink
4 1 (0.28%) Maya
4 1 (0.28%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) AWD
2 1 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.91%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.07%) DNS
3 10 (2.79%) HTTP
4 9 (2.51%) VoIP
4 9 (2.51%) SNMP
4 9 (2.51%) SAN
5 8 (2.23%) Internet
5 8 (2.23%) 3G
5 8 (2.23%) Telnet
5 8 (2.23%) DHCP
5 8 (2.23%) 2G
5 8 (2.23%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (2.23%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (1.96%) LTE
7 5 (1.40%) Wireless
7 5 (1.40%) 4G
7 5 (1.40%) ATM
7 5 (1.40%) ISDN
7 5 (1.40%) Firewall
7 5 (1.40%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.42%) MySQL
3 8 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.68%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.40%) Big Data
6 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.84%) Apache Hive
6 3 (0.84%) DB2
7 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.56%) SQLite
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 27 (7.54%) Visual Studio
2 24 (6.70%) Subversion
3 17 (4.75%) Eclipse
4 11 (3.07%) Rational Rhapsody
5 9 (2.51%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.23%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (1.96%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.68%) Selenium
8 6 (1.68%) JUnit
9 5 (1.40%) AppScan
9 5 (1.40%) NetBeans
10 4 (1.12%) JIRA
10 4 (1.12%) Rational Performance Tester
10 4 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.12%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.84%) Hudson
11 3 (0.84%) JProfiler
11 3 (0.84%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.84%) Introscope
General
1 22 (6.15%) Games
2 20 (5.59%) Retail
3 19 (5.31%) Finance
4 17 (4.75%) Electronics
5 13 (3.63%) Aerospace
5 13 (3.63%) Military
6 11 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.79%) Back Office
8 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.12%) Marketing
10 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 142 (39.66%) Developer
2 96 (26.82%) Software Engineer
3 69 (19.27%) C++ Developer
4 20 (5.59%) Software Developer
4 20 (5.59%) C++ Software Engineer
5 16 (4.47%) Test Engineer
5 16 (4.47%) Senior Software Engineer
6 15 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (3.63%) Programmer
8 12 (3.35%) Architect
8 12 (3.35%) Consultant
8 12 (3.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 11 (3.07%) Java Developer
9 11 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (3.07%) Development Engineer
10 10 (2.79%) C Developer
11 8 (2.23%) Analyst
11 8 (2.23%) Change Consultant
12 7 (1.96%) Software Test Engineer
12 7 (1.96%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (16.76%) .NET
2 46 (12.85%) XML
3 21 (5.87%) HTML
4 19 (5.31%) STL
5 14 (3.91%) CSS
6 13 (3.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (3.35%) Middleware
8 10 (2.79%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.23%) jQuery
10 7 (1.96%) HTML5
10 7 (1.96%) Qt
10 7 (1.96%) Ajax
10 7 (1.96%) WCF
10 7 (1.96%) WPF
10 7 (1.96%) J2EE
10 7 (1.96%) XSD
11 6 (1.68%) OpenGL
11 6 (1.68%) XSLT
11 6 (1.68%) JSON
12 5 (1.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.78%) Embedded Systems
2 20 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.91%) Mathematics
3 14 (3.91%) Device Driver
4 11 (3.07%) Open Source
5 8 (2.23%) Physics
5 8 (2.23%) DTV
5 8 (2.23%) IPTV
6 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.68%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (1.40%) HACMP
8 5 (1.40%) Robotics
8 5 (1.40%) Clustering
9 4 (1.12%) Firmware
9 4 (1.12%) APACS
9 4 (1.12%) PKI
9 4 (1.12%) EFT
9 4 (1.12%) iPhone
9 4 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.12%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 152 (42.46%) Linux
2 84 (23.46%) Windows
3 53 (14.80%) UNIX
4 19 (5.31%) Embedded Linux
5 16 (4.47%) Android
6 14 (3.91%) Solaris
7 13 (3.63%) AIX
8 11 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.79%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.68%) HPUX
11 5 (1.40%) NetWare
11 5 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.84%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.84%) Debian
12 3 (0.84%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.56%) CentOS
14 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.45%) Software Engineering
2 61 (17.04%) OO
3 57 (15.92%) Multithreading
4 51 (14.25%) UML
5 33 (9.22%) OOD
6 31 (8.66%) Scrum
7 29 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (5.31%) Unit Testing
10 17 (4.75%) Information Security
10 17 (4.75%) Configuration Management
11 16 (4.47%) OOP
12 15 (4.19%) TDD
13 14 (3.91%) Validation
14 11 (3.07%) ETL
14 11 (3.07%) Web Development
15 10 (2.79%) Software Testing
15 10 (2.79%) Embedded Software Development
15 10 (2.79%) Automation Testing
15 10 (2.79%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 156 (43.58%) C
2 122 (34.08%) Java
3 92 (25.70%) C#
4 46 (12.85%) SQL
5 43 (12.01%) Python
6 42 (11.73%) Perl
7 25 (6.98%) Shell Script
8 23 (6.42%) JavaScript
9 16 (4.47%) Bash Shell
10 13 (3.63%) PHP
10 13 (3.63%) Embedded C++
11 11 (3.07%) VB
12 9 (2.51%) MATLAB
12 9 (2.51%) Ruby
12 9 (2.51%) Korn
13 8 (2.23%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.23%) Embedded C
13 8 (2.23%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.68%) VC++
14 6 (1.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 52 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 33 (9.22%) SC Cleared
3 27 (7.54%) Degree
4 10 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.51%) MCSE
5 9 (2.51%) MCTS
5 9 (2.51%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.68%) ISEB
7 5 (1.40%) PhD
7 5 (1.40%) CCNA
7 5 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.40%) CCVP
8 4 (1.12%) MCSD
8 4 (1.12%) CISSP
8 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.28%) CNE
10 1 (0.28%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.79%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) JTAG
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 5 (1.40%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.40%) GPFS
2 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.84%) Sendmail
3 2 (0.56%) KVM
3 2 (0.56%) Xen
4 1 (0.28%) NFS
4 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.84%) nmon
3 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 33 (9.22%) Oracle
2 24 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.63%) IBM
4 10 (2.79%) Cisco
5 9 (2.51%) Ericsson
5 9 (2.51%) VMware
6 8 (2.23%) Huawei
6 8 (2.23%) Perforce
6 8 (2.23%) Nortel
6 8 (2.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 8 (2.23%) Talend
7 7 (1.96%) EMC
8 6 (1.68%) HP
8 6 (1.68%) Hitachi
8 6 (1.68%) Veritas
8 6 (1.68%) Greenplum
9 5 (1.40%) Compaq
10 4 (1.12%) Nokia
11 3 (0.84%) Zend
11 3 (0.84%) Intel
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