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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 88 59 91
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +32
Contract jobs citing C++ 192 240 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.08% 2.86% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.14% 8.50% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 88 55
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 38 41
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.25 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £43.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
3128 2823 2489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.87% 33.58% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1753 1484 1313
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £240
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 114 135 175
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.25 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -8 73 £338 -11.18% 43
Surrey -19 32 £395 +21.53% 77
Berkshire -19 30 £400 +18.51% 33
Buckinghamshire -22 15 £375 +11.94% 12
Middlesex -6 9 £350 -41.66% 5
Oxfordshire -17 8 £336 +3.46% 37
East Sussex -2 7 £350 +97.18% 4
West Sussex -18 4 £338 - 13
Kent -10 3 - - 3
Sussex - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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++.

1 180 (46.75%) C
2 166 (43.12%) Linux
3 160 (41.56%) Software Engineering
4 137 (35.58%) Java
5 117 (30.39%) UNIX
6 108 (28.05%) Python
7 99 (25.71%) Security Cleared
8 95 (24.68%) C#
9 89 (23.12%) OO
10 85 (22.08%) Windows
11 78 (20.26%) SQL
12 74 (19.22%) SC Cleared
13 73 (18.96%) UML
14 65 (16.88%) Perl
15 64 (16.62%) Multithreading
16 59 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
17 57 (14.81%) .NET
17 57 (14.81%) Subversion
18 53 (13.77%) Microsoft
18 53 (13.77%) Configuration Management
19 49 (12.73%) OOD
19 49 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
20 47 (12.21%) JavaScript
20 47 (12.21%) ClearCase
21 42 (10.91%) HTML
22 39 (10.13%) CppUnit
23 35 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
23 35 (9.09%) NUnit
23 35 (9.09%) GoogleTest
24 33 (8.57%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (2.86%) Apache
2 8 (2.08%) Node.js
3 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.78%) JBoss
5 2 (0.52%) Confluence
5 2 (0.52%) IIS
5 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.26%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.26%) Kentico
6 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.60%) MS Office
3 6 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.30%) Simulink
5 2 (0.52%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.52%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.56%) PaaS
3 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) GitHub
4 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.68%) Firewall
2 17 (4.42%) SAN
3 16 (4.16%) DNS
4 11 (2.86%) SSL
4 11 (2.86%) LDAP
4 11 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 11 (2.86%) 3G
5 10 (2.60%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.34%) VPN
6 9 (2.34%) WAN
6 9 (2.34%) SMTP
6 9 (2.34%) LAN
6 9 (2.34%) DVB
6 9 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (2.34%) LTE
6 9 (2.34%) Network Security
7 8 (2.08%) Internet
8 7 (1.82%) NAS
9 6 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (1.30%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.68%) Ingres
4 17 (4.42%) RDBMS
5 14 (3.64%) MySQL
6 12 (3.12%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.12%) OLTP
7 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.56%) Big Data
8 6 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.30%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.30%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.78%) SQLite
11 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (14.81%) Subversion
2 47 (12.21%) ClearCase
3 39 (10.13%) CppUnit
4 35 (9.09%) NUnit
4 35 (9.09%) GoogleTest
5 28 (7.27%) CruiseControl
6 26 (6.75%) Ant
7 23 (5.97%) Visual Studio
7 23 (5.97%) ClearQuest
8 20 (5.19%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.60%) Rational Rose
10 8 (2.08%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.82%) JIRA
12 6 (1.56%) Git (software)
12 6 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (1.30%) MSTest
13 5 (1.30%) Bugzilla
13 5 (1.30%) NetBeans
14 4 (1.04%) JUnit
14 4 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 24 (6.23%) Finance
2 21 (5.45%) Electronics
3 17 (4.42%) Games
4 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.82%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.30%) Automotive
6 5 (1.30%) Military
6 5 (1.30%) Banking
7 3 (0.78%) Retail
7 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 169 (43.90%) Developer
2 121 (31.43%) Software Engineer
3 59 (15.32%) C++ Developer
4 47 (12.21%) Software Developer
5 17 (4.42%) Architect
6 14 (3.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (3.38%) Java Developer
8 12 (3.12%) Senior Developer
8 12 (3.12%) C Developer
8 12 (3.12%) Development Engineer
9 11 (2.86%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (2.60%) Technical Leader
11 9 (2.34%) Programmer
11 9 (2.34%) Analyst
12 8 (2.08%) Web Developer
12 8 (2.08%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.08%) Software Development Engineer
13 7 (1.82%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (1.82%) C# Developer
14 6 (1.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (14.81%) .NET
2 42 (10.91%) HTML
3 31 (8.05%) XML
4 26 (6.75%) Motif
5 24 (6.23%) CSS
6 20 (5.19%) STL
7 18 (4.68%) wxWidgets
8 14 (3.64%) REST
8 14 (3.64%) Ajax
9 13 (3.38%) .NET Framework
10 12 (3.12%) JSON
10 12 (3.12%) HTML5
10 12 (3.12%) Middleware
11 11 (2.86%) SOAP
12 9 (2.34%) Web Services
12 9 (2.34%) ASP.NET
13 8 (2.08%) AngularJS
14 7 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (1.82%) COM
14 7 (1.82%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.68%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (3.90%) Derivative
4 15 (3.90%) Mathematics
4 15 (3.90%) Device Driver
5 12 (3.12%) Physics
5 12 (3.12%) Open Source
6 11 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.60%) User Experience
8 9 (2.34%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.82%) DTV
9 7 (1.82%) STB
10 6 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.30%) IPTV
11 5 (1.30%) MPEG
12 4 (1.04%) Clustering
13 3 (0.78%) VHDL
13 3 (0.78%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 166 (43.12%) Linux
2 117 (30.39%) UNIX
3 85 (22.08%) Windows
4 20 (5.19%) Solaris
4 20 (5.19%) Embedded Linux
5 13 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.34%) Android
7 8 (2.08%) AIX
8 7 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.82%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.30%) CentOS
10 4 (1.04%) HPUX
10 4 (1.04%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.78%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.52%) SUSE
12 2 (0.52%) Debian
12 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.52%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (41.56%) Software Engineering
2 89 (23.12%) OO
3 73 (18.96%) UML
4 64 (16.62%) Multithreading
5 59 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (13.77%) Configuration Management
7 49 (12.73%) OOD
8 35 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (8.31%) Scrum
10 30 (7.79%) Use Case
11 26 (6.75%) Project Management
12 23 (5.97%) Memory Management
13 20 (5.19%) Embedded Software Development
13 20 (5.19%) Unit Testing
13 20 (5.19%) Integration Testing
14 18 (4.68%) OOP
15 16 (4.16%) Web Development
16 14 (3.64%) Refactoring
16 14 (3.64%) Reverse Engineering
17 13 (3.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 180 (46.75%) C
2 137 (35.58%) Java
3 108 (28.05%) Python
4 95 (24.68%) C#
5 78 (20.26%) SQL
6 65 (16.88%) Perl
7 47 (12.21%) JavaScript
8 31 (8.05%) Shell Script
9 25 (6.49%) Embedded C
9 25 (6.49%) Embedded C++
9 25 (6.49%) Bash Shell
10 20 (5.19%) PHP
11 14 (3.64%) Ruby
12 13 (3.38%) VC++
13 12 (3.12%) MATLAB
14 9 (2.34%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.82%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.56%) Delphi
17 5 (1.30%) Ada
17 5 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 74 (19.22%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.27%) Degree
4 19 (4.94%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.60%) PhD
6 6 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.30%) ISEB
8 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.52%) MCTS
8 2 (0.52%) MCITP
8 2 (0.52%) HND
9 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.26%) CCNP
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.94%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) TickIT
3 4 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
System Software
1 25 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.34%) Sendmail
3 8 (2.08%) Xen
4 6 (1.56%) Samba
5 5 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.04%) NFS
6 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.78%) Firmware
8 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.52%) GPFS
9 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.34%) MIMEsweeper
1 9 (2.34%) MAILsweeper
2 4 (1.04%) SCOM
2 4 (1.04%) SCOrch
2 4 (1.04%) SCSM
3 3 (0.78%) Puppet
3 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.52%) YaST
4 2 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.26%) Control-M
5 1 (0.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 53 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.57%) Oracle
3 31 (8.05%) VMware
4 15 (3.90%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.38%) Cisco
6 11 (2.86%) Juniper
7 10 (2.60%) Veritas
8 9 (2.34%) McAfee
8 9 (2.34%) Websense
8 9 (2.34%) Blue Coat
8 9 (2.34%) Hitachi
8 9 (2.34%) NetApp
8 9 (2.34%) Sybase
9 5 (1.30%) IBM
9 5 (1.30%) Twitter
10 4 (1.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (1.04%) Ericsson
10 4 (1.04%) Nortel
10 4 (1.04%) Google
10 4 (1.04%) Huawei
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