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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 92 57 98
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +41
Contract jobs citing C++ 168 268 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.81% 3.07% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.53% 8.63% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 118 76
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 39
Average hourly rate £35.79 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
3036 3105 3173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.72% 35.55% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1699 1666 1508
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 130 168
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.18 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 47 £350 - 32
Surrey -19 37 £400 +40.35% 44
Berkshire -15 31 £413 +26.92% 24
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £315 -30.00% 7
East Sussex -9 11 £350 - 3
Oxfordshire -11 9 £330 -24.57% 21
Middlesex +5 7 £350 +16.66% 7
Kent - 3 £550 - 3
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 9
Home Counties - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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++.

1 150 (42.98%) C
2 139 (39.83%) Linux
3 128 (36.68%) Java
4 102 (29.23%) Software Engineering
5 88 (25.21%) C#
5 88 (25.21%) Windows
6 57 (16.33%) .NET
7 55 (15.76%) UNIX
8 53 (15.19%) Python
8 53 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (14.90%) OO
10 48 (13.75%) Multithreading
11 45 (12.89%) SQL
12 42 (12.03%) Security Cleared
13 39 (11.17%) Perl
14 36 (10.32%) UML
15 31 (8.88%) Degree
16 30 (8.60%) XML
16 30 (8.60%) JavaScript
16 30 (8.60%) Embedded Systems
17 27 (7.74%) OOD
17 27 (7.74%) Computer Science
18 26 (7.45%) Subversion
18 26 (7.45%) Microsoft
18 26 (7.45%) HTML
18 26 (7.45%) Games
19 25 (7.16%) Oracle
19 25 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (6.59%) Visual Studio
20 23 (6.59%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (3.15%) Apache
2 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.86%) IIS
3 3 (0.86%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.57%) Confluence
4 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.57%) FileNet
4 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.29%) Node.js
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.72%) MS Office
4 3 (0.86%) Simulink
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.29%) Maya
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) AWD
2 1 (0.29%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.29%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.72%) PaaS
3 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.57%) SaaS
4 2 (0.57%) Force.com
5 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.44%) SAN
1 12 (3.44%) HTTP
1 12 (3.44%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.15%) VoIP
2 11 (3.15%) DNS
3 9 (2.58%) LTE
3 9 (2.58%) DHCP
3 9 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (2.29%) DVB
5 7 (2.01%) 3G
5 7 (2.01%) Ethernet
6 6 (1.72%) Wireless
6 6 (1.72%) Firewall
6 6 (1.72%) Internet
6 6 (1.72%) Network Security
7 5 (1.43%) NGN
7 5 (1.43%) RTP
7 5 (1.43%) 2G
7 5 (1.43%) SSL
7 5 (1.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.30%) MySQL
1 22 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.15%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.72%) Big Data
4 6 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.15%) SQLite
6 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.86%) DB2
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.86%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 26 (7.45%) Subversion
2 23 (6.59%) Visual Studio
3 19 (5.44%) Eclipse
4 10 (2.87%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.29%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.29%) JUnit
5 8 (2.29%) NetBeans
5 8 (2.29%) JIRA
6 6 (1.72%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (1.72%) Selenium
7 5 (1.43%) CppUnit
7 5 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.43%) MSTest
7 5 (1.43%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.15%) Hudson
8 4 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (1.15%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.15%) AppScan
8 4 (1.15%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.15%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 26 (7.45%) Games
2 20 (5.73%) Electronics
2 20 (5.73%) Finance
3 16 (4.58%) Retail
4 13 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.44%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.87%) Military
7 8 (2.29%) Back Office
8 6 (1.72%) Automotive
8 6 (1.72%) Marketing
9 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 152 (43.55%) Developer
2 93 (26.65%) Software Engineer
3 71 (20.34%) C++ Developer
4 19 (5.44%) Software Developer
5 18 (5.16%) C++ Software Engineer
6 14 (4.01%) Development Engineer
7 13 (3.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (3.72%) Test Engineer
8 11 (3.15%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (2.87%) Consultant
9 10 (2.87%) Programmer
9 10 (2.87%) Java Developer
10 9 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (2.29%) UI Programmer
11 8 (2.29%) Architect
11 8 (2.29%) C Developer
11 8 (2.29%) Change Consultant
11 8 (2.29%) UI Developer
12 7 (2.01%) Software Development Engineer
12 7 (2.01%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (16.33%) .NET
2 30 (8.60%) XML
3 26 (7.45%) HTML
4 19 (5.44%) CSS
4 19 (5.44%) STL
5 13 (3.72%) Middleware
6 11 (3.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (3.15%) Ajax
6 11 (3.15%) ASP.NET
7 10 (2.87%) jQuery
8 9 (2.58%) JSON
8 9 (2.58%) REST
8 9 (2.58%) HTML5
9 8 (2.29%) XSLT
9 8 (2.29%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.29%) Qt
10 7 (2.01%) OpenGL
10 7 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (1.72%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.60%) Embedded Systems
2 27 (7.74%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.30%) Mathematics
5 17 (4.87%) Device Driver
6 15 (4.30%) Physics
7 13 (3.72%) Open Source
8 10 (2.87%) DTV
9 8 (2.29%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.01%) IPTV
10 7 (2.01%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.43%) VHDL
12 5 (1.43%) STB
12 5 (1.43%) PKI
12 5 (1.43%) Firmware
13 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.15%) User Experience
13 4 (1.15%) iPhone
14 3 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 139 (39.83%) Linux
2 88 (25.21%) Windows
3 55 (15.76%) UNIX
4 18 (5.16%) Android
5 16 (4.58%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (4.01%) AIX
7 10 (2.87%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.58%) Solaris
9 8 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.86%) Debian
12 3 (0.86%) HPUX
12 3 (0.86%) NetWare
12 3 (0.86%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.57%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.57%) CentOS
13 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (29.23%) Software Engineering
2 53 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (14.90%) OO
4 48 (13.75%) Multithreading
5 36 (10.32%) UML
6 27 (7.74%) OOD
7 23 (6.59%) Scrum
8 17 (4.87%) Information Security
9 16 (4.58%) Software Testing
10 15 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (4.30%) MVC
11 14 (4.01%) Embedded Software Development
12 13 (3.72%) Configuration Management
13 12 (3.44%) Automated Testing
13 12 (3.44%) Unit Testing
14 11 (3.15%) TDD
14 11 (3.15%) Android Development
15 10 (2.87%) Automation Testing
16 9 (2.58%) Project Planning
16 9 (2.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (42.98%) C
2 128 (36.68%) Java
3 88 (25.21%) C#
4 53 (15.19%) Python
5 45 (12.89%) SQL
6 39 (11.17%) Perl
7 30 (8.60%) JavaScript
8 17 (4.87%) PHP
8 17 (4.87%) Embedded C
9 16 (4.58%) Shell Script
9 16 (4.58%) Embedded C++
10 15 (4.30%) Bash Shell
11 12 (3.44%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.87%) VB
13 8 (2.29%) VC++
13 8 (2.29%) Ruby
14 7 (2.01%) Korn
14 7 (2.01%) Assembly Language
14 7 (2.01%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.88%) Degree
3 22 (6.30%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.58%) PhD
5 7 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.01%) MCTS
5 7 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.72%) MCSE
7 5 (1.43%) CCVP
7 5 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.43%) ISEB
7 5 (1.43%) CCNA
8 4 (1.15%) CISSP
8 4 (1.15%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) MCITP
10 1 (0.29%) CNE
10 1 (0.29%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.72%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) SLA
2 2 (0.57%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (0.29%) JTAG
3 1 (0.29%) TickIT
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.15%) Xen
4 3 (0.86%) GPFS
5 2 (0.57%) KVM
5 2 (0.57%) NFS
5 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.43%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.86%) nmon
3 2 (0.57%) Puppet
3 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.16%) Oracle
3 15 (4.30%) VMware
4 11 (3.15%) Cisco
5 9 (2.58%) IBM
6 8 (2.29%) Veritas
7 7 (2.01%) Perforce
8 6 (1.72%) Google
9 5 (1.43%) EMC
10 4 (1.15%) HP
10 4 (1.15%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.15%) Nokia
10 4 (1.15%) Hitachi
10 4 (1.15%) Zend
11 3 (0.86%) Huawei
11 3 (0.86%) Ericsson
11 3 (0.86%) Intel
11 3 (0.86%) Nortel
11 3 (0.86%) Lotus
11 3 (0.86%) Sybase
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum Rate is for an 8 hr day and 3 month renewa
Posted: 11 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum Rate is for an 8 hr day and 3 month renewa
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + quote
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TRG
Rate: 300-330 Per Day send
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 22 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £36 - £37 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago