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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 70 96 73
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Contract jobs citing C++ 249 174 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.66% 1.94% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.71% 6.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 72 93
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£335 £328 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £424 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.79 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.25 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
3229 2902 2801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.51% 32.40% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2025 1588 1412
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 100 181
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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
Hampshire +27 81 £315 -10.00% 27
Berkshire +18 37 £335 -0.74% 27
Oxfordshire 0 27 £400 +25.00% 28
Buckinghamshire +16 25 £500 +56.25% 9
West Sussex +9 22 £300 - 7
Surrey -28 20 £375 +6.38% 51
Middlesex +7 18 £350 +6.06% 1
East Sussex -14 8 £300 +50.00% 2
Kent -1 2 - - 5
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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++.

1 251 (49.22%) C
2 241 (47.25%) Software Engineering
3 217 (42.55%) Linux
4 148 (29.02%) Java
5 136 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 135 (26.47%) UNIX
7 130 (25.49%) Windows
8 121 (23.73%) Multithreading
9 120 (23.53%) OO
9 120 (23.53%) C#
10 111 (21.76%) Python
11 109 (21.37%) UML
12 108 (21.18%) SC Cleared
13 81 (15.88%) .NET
13 81 (15.88%) OOD
14 80 (15.69%) Perl
15 74 (14.51%) SQL
16 68 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
17 62 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
18 59 (11.57%) JavaScript
18 59 (11.57%) HTML
19 51 (10.00%) Visual Studio
20 50 (9.80%) Microsoft
20 50 (9.80%) Subversion
20 50 (9.80%) Degree
21 49 (9.61%) Oracle
22 46 (9.02%) Configuration Management
23 41 (8.04%) STL
23 41 (8.04%) Computer Science
24 40 (7.84%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (1.76%) IIS
1 9 (1.76%) Node.js
2 7 (1.37%) WebLogic
3 5 (0.98%) Apache
3 5 (0.98%) SAS
4 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.39%) Kentico
6 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.20%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.20%) JBoss
6 1 (0.20%) CMS
6 1 (0.20%) Zope
6 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (2.16%) MS Office
2 6 (1.18%) Simulink
3 5 (0.98%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.98%) 3ds Max
4 3 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.59%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.59%) Maya
5 2 (0.39%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Maximo
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.78%) SaaS
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 18 (3.53%) SSL
3 15 (2.94%) LAN
3 15 (2.94%) WAN
3 15 (2.94%) LTE
4 14 (2.75%) DNS
4 14 (2.75%) HTTP
4 14 (2.75%) SAN
5 13 (2.55%) Firewall
5 13 (2.55%) Internet
5 13 (2.55%) 3G
5 13 (2.55%) VPN
5 13 (2.55%) SMTP
5 13 (2.55%) LDAP
5 13 (2.55%) 4G
5 13 (2.55%) Wireless
6 12 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (2.16%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 30 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 17 (3.33%) OLTP
5 15 (2.94%) MySQL
6 12 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.98%) SSDT
9 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.78%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.78%) Big Data
10 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 51 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 50 (9.80%) Subversion
3 34 (6.67%) GoogleTest
4 32 (6.27%) NUnit
4 32 (6.27%) Git (software)
5 31 (6.08%) ClearCase
6 25 (4.90%) CppUnit
7 22 (4.31%) Ant
8 18 (3.53%) Jenkins
9 11 (2.16%) Rational Rose
10 10 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (1.57%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.37%) CruiseControl
13 7 (1.37%) JIRA
14 6 (1.18%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.18%) TortoiseSVN
14 6 (1.18%) ClearQuest
15 5 (0.98%) WinDbg
15 5 (0.98%) MSBuild
General
1 40 (7.84%) Electronics
2 24 (4.71%) Finance
3 19 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.53%) Games
5 11 (2.16%) Marketing
6 8 (1.57%) Military
7 7 (1.37%) Legal
7 7 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.78%) Banking
9 3 (0.59%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 201 (39.41%) Developer
2 159 (31.18%) Software Engineer
3 108 (21.18%) C++ Developer
4 42 (8.24%) Software Developer
5 41 (8.04%) C++ Software Engineer
6 27 (5.29%) C Developer
7 22 (4.31%) Programmer
8 18 (3.53%) Analyst
9 17 (3.33%) Architect
9 17 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 15 (2.94%) Technical Leader
11 14 (2.75%) C# Developer
12 11 (2.16%) Administrator
13 10 (1.96%) .NET Developer
14 9 (1.76%) Senior Software Engineer
14 9 (1.76%) C++ Software Developer
14 9 (1.76%) Linux Engineer
15 8 (1.57%) iOS Developer
16 7 (1.37%) Firmware Engineer
16 7 (1.37%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (15.88%) .NET
2 59 (11.57%) HTML
3 41 (8.04%) STL
4 37 (7.25%) CSS
5 29 (5.69%) XML
6 24 (4.71%) HTML5
7 20 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 20 (3.92%) ASP.NET
8 19 (3.73%) Qt
8 19 (3.73%) Ajax
9 18 (3.53%) Web Services
10 14 (2.75%) Motif
10 14 (2.75%) .NET Framework
10 14 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (2.75%) jQuery
11 13 (2.55%) RESTful
12 12 (2.35%) WPF
12 12 (2.35%) OpenGL
13 10 (1.96%) WCF
14 9 (1.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.04%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (3.73%) Derivative
6 14 (2.75%) Device Driver
7 12 (2.35%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.35%) User Experience
8 11 (2.16%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.96%) Physics
10 9 (1.76%) Clustering
11 8 (1.57%) HACMP
12 7 (1.37%) Xbox
12 7 (1.37%) iPhone
13 6 (1.18%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.98%) Animation
14 5 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 5 (0.98%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.78%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 217 (42.55%) Linux
2 135 (26.47%) UNIX
3 130 (25.49%) Windows
4 28 (5.49%) Solaris
5 20 (3.92%) Android
5 20 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (2.75%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.75%) AIX
8 8 (1.57%) HPUX
8 8 (1.57%) NetWare
8 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.98%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.98%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.78%) CentOS
12 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.39%) Debian
12 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (47.25%) Software Engineering
2 121 (23.73%) Multithreading
3 120 (23.53%) OO
4 109 (21.37%) UML
5 81 (15.88%) OOD
6 68 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (9.02%) Configuration Management
8 40 (7.84%) Scrum
9 37 (7.25%) Memory Management
10 34 (6.67%) SDLC
11 31 (6.08%) Project Management
11 31 (6.08%) Use Case
12 30 (5.88%) Unit Testing
13 27 (5.29%) Integration Testing
14 23 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (4.31%) System Integration Testing
15 22 (4.31%) TDD
16 18 (3.53%) MVC
16 18 (3.53%) Migration
17 17 (3.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 251 (49.22%) C
2 148 (29.02%) Java
3 120 (23.53%) C#
4 111 (21.76%) Python
5 80 (15.69%) Perl
6 74 (14.51%) SQL
7 59 (11.57%) JavaScript
8 33 (6.47%) Embedded C++
8 33 (6.47%) Shell Script
9 30 (5.88%) Embedded C
10 22 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.33%) Objective-C
12 16 (3.14%) PHP
13 14 (2.75%) MATLAB
14 12 (2.35%) Korn
14 12 (2.35%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.35%) VB.NET
15 11 (2.16%) C++/CLI
16 10 (1.96%) VC++
16 10 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 136 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 108 (21.18%) SC Cleared
3 50 (9.80%) Degree
4 9 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.98%) PhD
5 5 (0.98%) ISEB
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.37%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) IEC 61508
2 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.59%) TickIT
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.35%) Firmware
2 12 (2.35%) Sendmail
3 8 (1.57%) GPFS
4 7 (1.37%) Samba
4 7 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.78%) Snort
6 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (2.35%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (2.35%) MAILsweeper
2 8 (1.57%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.98%) Control-M
3 5 (0.98%) SCCM
4 2 (0.39%) Puppet
4 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.39%) SELinux
5 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 49 (9.61%) Oracle
3 31 (6.08%) VMware
4 16 (3.14%) Sybase
5 13 (2.55%) Cisco
5 13 (2.55%) IBM
5 13 (2.55%) Veritas
6 12 (2.35%) Juniper
6 12 (2.35%) NetApp
6 12 (2.35%) McAfee
6 12 (2.35%) Websense
6 12 (2.35%) Blue Coat
7 9 (1.76%) Perforce
7 9 (1.76%) EMC
8 8 (1.57%) HP
9 7 (1.37%) Compaq
9 7 (1.37%) Hitachi
10 5 (0.98%) Red Gate
10 5 (0.98%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.78%) Google
Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £170 - £240 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 5 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
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £36 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago