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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 64 83 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Contract jobs citing C++ 259 200 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.60% 2.15% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.95% 6.64% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 83 106
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 39
Average hourly rate £39.75 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £37.95 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £37.20
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +6.18%
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
3256 3012 2791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.73% 32.38% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1954 1706 1401
Average daily rate £350 £335 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 105 227
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +29 79 £350 - 44
Berkshire +13 51 £350 +7.69% 28
Surrey -4 36 £410 +13.10% 39
Oxfordshire -9 22 £300 -3.22% 29
Buckinghamshire -1 20 £450 +11.80% 7
West Sussex -17 14 £300 +1.69% 8
East Sussex -6 11 £300 +20.00% 17
Kent - 7 - - 8
Middlesex -5 6 £325 -1.51%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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++.

1 219 (47.61%) C
2 205 (44.57%) Linux
3 190 (41.30%) Software Engineering
4 131 (28.48%) UNIX
5 129 (28.04%) Java
6 123 (26.74%) Security Cleared
7 113 (24.57%) Python
8 110 (23.91%) C#
9 106 (23.04%) Windows
10 104 (22.61%) Multithreading
11 99 (21.52%) SC Cleared
12 98 (21.30%) OO
13 81 (17.61%) UML
14 70 (15.22%) .NET
15 66 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
16 65 (14.13%) Perl
17 63 (13.70%) SQL
18 59 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
19 58 (12.61%) Microsoft
20 56 (12.17%) JavaScript
21 54 (11.74%) HTML
21 54 (11.74%) OOD
22 53 (11.52%) Subversion
23 49 (10.65%) Configuration Management
24 46 (10.00%) ClearCase
25 41 (8.91%) Scrum
26 39 (8.48%) Oracle
26 39 (8.48%) Visual Studio
26 39 (8.48%) NUnit
27 37 (8.04%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 15 (3.26%) Node.js
2 7 (1.52%) WebLogic
2 7 (1.52%) IIS
3 5 (1.09%) Apache
4 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.65%) SAS
5 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.43%) Kentico
5 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.43%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
6 1 (0.22%) Zope
6 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 11 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.74%) MS Office
3 6 (1.30%) Simulink
4 3 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.65%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.65%) 3ds Max
4 3 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.43%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Maya
6 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.91%) SSL
1 18 (3.91%) TCP/IP
1 18 (3.91%) Internet
2 17 (3.70%) SAN
3 15 (3.26%) Firewall
4 14 (3.04%) DNS
5 13 (2.83%) VPN
5 13 (2.83%) LDAP
5 13 (2.83%) SMTP
6 12 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (2.61%) WAN
6 12 (2.61%) LAN
6 12 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (2.17%) LTE
8 9 (1.96%) 3G
8 9 (1.96%) 4G
9 8 (1.74%) HTTP
9 8 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.74%) Wireless
10 7 (1.52%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.09%) Relational Database
2 26 (5.65%) RDBMS
3 21 (4.57%) SQL Server
4 19 (4.13%) OLTP
5 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.74%) Ingres
6 8 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.52%) Big Data
7 7 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.30%) MySQL
8 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.09%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.09%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.65%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 53 (11.52%) Subversion
2 46 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 39 (8.48%) Visual Studio
3 39 (8.48%) NUnit
4 36 (7.83%) GoogleTest
5 34 (7.39%) CppUnit
6 29 (6.30%) Jenkins
7 27 (5.87%) Git (software)
8 25 (5.43%) Ant
9 18 (3.91%) CruiseControl
10 15 (3.26%) ClearQuest
11 13 (2.83%) Rational Rose
12 7 (1.52%) JIRA
13 6 (1.30%) TortoiseSVN
13 6 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.09%) ProC
15 4 (0.87%) GCC
15 4 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
15 4 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
16 3 (0.65%) Selenium
General
1 33 (7.17%) Electronics
2 27 (5.87%) Finance
3 14 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.61%) Games
5 7 (1.52%) Military
5 7 (1.52%) Banking
6 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.87%) Marketing
8 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.43%) Retail
8 2 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 187 (40.65%) Developer
2 131 (28.48%) Software Engineer
3 82 (17.83%) C++ Developer
4 46 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 26 (5.65%) C++ Software Engineer
6 21 (4.57%) Architect
7 16 (3.48%) C Developer
8 14 (3.04%) Technical Leader
9 13 (2.83%) Senior Developer
10 12 (2.61%) Programmer
10 12 (2.61%) Analyst
11 11 (2.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 11 (2.39%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.17%) iOS Developer
13 9 (1.96%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (1.52%) Team Leader
14 7 (1.52%) Java Developer
14 7 (1.52%) Firmware Engineer
15 6 (1.30%) Systems Engineer
15 6 (1.30%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (15.22%) .NET
2 54 (11.74%) HTML
3 28 (6.09%) CSS
3 28 (6.09%) STL
4 25 (5.43%) XML
4 25 (5.43%) HTML5
5 20 (4.35%) Motif
5 20 (4.35%) Qt
6 19 (4.13%) Web Services
7 16 (3.48%) .NET Framework
8 14 (3.04%) ASP.NET
8 14 (3.04%) RESTful
9 12 (2.61%) OpenGL
9 12 (2.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (2.17%) iOS SDK
10 10 (2.17%) Ajax
11 9 (1.96%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (1.74%) MFC
12 8 (1.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 19 (4.13%) Derivative
3 19 (4.13%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.26%) User Experience
6 12 (2.61%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.17%) Device Driver
7 10 (2.17%) Clustering
8 9 (1.96%) iPhone
9 8 (1.74%) HACMP
10 7 (1.52%) STB
10 7 (1.52%) Open Source
11 6 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.30%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.09%) Physics
12 5 (1.09%) MPEG
13 4 (0.87%) BeagleBone
13 4 (0.87%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 205 (44.57%) Linux
2 131 (28.48%) UNIX
3 106 (23.04%) Windows
4 29 (6.30%) Solaris
5 18 (3.91%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.70%) Android
7 13 (2.83%) Embedded Linux
7 13 (2.83%) AIX
8 10 (2.17%) HPUX
9 9 (1.96%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.74%) NetWare
10 8 (1.74%) CentOS
10 8 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.65%) SUSE
13 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (41.30%) Software Engineering
2 104 (22.61%) Multithreading
3 98 (21.30%) OO
4 81 (17.61%) UML
5 66 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (11.74%) OOD
7 49 (10.65%) Configuration Management
8 41 (8.91%) Scrum
9 35 (7.61%) Memory Management
10 33 (7.17%) Use Case
11 30 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (5.43%) Project Management
12 25 (5.43%) Unit Testing
12 25 (5.43%) Integration Testing
13 24 (5.22%) TDD
14 14 (3.04%) Automation Testing
15 13 (2.83%) Reverse Engineering
15 13 (2.83%) Refactoring
15 13 (2.83%) RUP
15 13 (2.83%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 219 (47.61%) C
2 129 (28.04%) Java
3 113 (24.57%) Python
4 110 (23.91%) C#
5 65 (14.13%) Perl
6 63 (13.70%) SQL
7 56 (12.17%) JavaScript
8 37 (8.04%) Shell Script
9 31 (6.74%) Embedded C
9 31 (6.74%) Embedded C++
10 22 (4.78%) Objective-C
11 19 (4.13%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.26%) PHP
13 14 (3.04%) MATLAB
14 12 (2.61%) VC++
15 11 (2.39%) Korn
15 11 (2.39%) Ruby
15 11 (2.39%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.96%) VB
17 8 (1.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 123 (26.74%) Security Cleared
2 99 (21.52%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.17%) Degree
4 16 (3.48%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.87%) PhD
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.30%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.61%) Firmware
2 12 (2.61%) Sendmail
3 8 (1.74%) GPFS
3 8 (1.74%) Samba
4 5 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.43%) NFS
5 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) Xen
6 1 (0.22%) Snort
6 1 (0.22%) iptables
6 1 (0.22%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (2.61%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (2.61%) MAILsweeper
2 8 (1.74%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.09%) Control-M
4 4 (0.87%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.87%) SCSM
4 4 (0.87%) SCOM
5 2 (0.43%) YaST
5 2 (0.43%) SELinux
5 2 (0.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.48%) Oracle
3 30 (6.52%) VMware
4 16 (3.48%) Sybase
5 15 (3.26%) Veritas
6 14 (3.04%) Cisco
7 12 (2.61%) McAfee
7 12 (2.61%) Websense
7 12 (2.61%) Juniper
7 12 (2.61%) NetApp
7 12 (2.61%) Blue Coat
8 11 (2.39%) IBM
9 10 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.96%) EMC
11 8 (1.74%) HP
11 8 (1.74%) Hitachi
12 7 (1.52%) Compaq
13 5 (1.09%) Twitter
13 5 (1.09%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.87%) Google
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £36 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £170 - £250 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago