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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 95 112 53
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -59
Contract jobs citing C++ 210 150 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.12% 1.64% 3.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.09% 4.99% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 70 126
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £241 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 39
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.04 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
3450 3005 3074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.81% 32.86% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 1657 1617
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 113 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +15 72 £350 - 30
Berkshire 0 33 £335 -16.25% 24
Surrey -9 32 £350 -13.58% 32
Oxfordshire +1 26 £400 +22.13% 24
Middlesex +16 18 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -8 16 £375 +17.18% 11
West Sussex - 14 £331 - 3
Kent +7 5 - - 5
East Sussex -11 1 £250 +4.16% 6
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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++.

1 215 (46.14%) C
2 212 (45.49%) Software Engineering
3 182 (39.06%) Linux
4 141 (30.26%) Java
5 130 (27.90%) Windows
6 128 (27.47%) C#
7 119 (25.54%) Security Cleared
8 115 (24.68%) OO
9 101 (21.67%) UNIX
10 91 (19.53%) UML
11 90 (19.31%) SQL
12 89 (19.10%) SC Cleared
13 88 (18.88%) Multithreading
14 87 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
15 85 (18.24%) .NET
16 81 (17.38%) Python
17 66 (14.16%) OOD
18 62 (13.30%) Perl
19 60 (12.88%) Oracle
20 57 (12.23%) JavaScript
21 50 (10.73%) SQL Server
21 50 (10.73%) Microsoft
22 49 (10.52%) Visual Studio
22 49 (10.52%) Degree
23 47 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
24 46 (9.87%) HTML
25 45 (9.66%) Scrum
26 44 (9.44%) Configuration Management
27 42 (9.01%) STL
28 36 (7.73%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.36%) IIS
2 9 (1.93%) Apache
3 7 (1.50%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.86%) SAS
5 3 (0.64%) Node.js
5 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.21%) Zope
7 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (1.50%) MS Office
1 7 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.64%) Maya
2 3 (0.64%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.43%) Simulink
3 2 (0.43%) MS Project
3 2 (0.43%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.21%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.29%) SaaS
2 4 (0.86%) IaaS
3 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.65%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.29%) HTTP
3 15 (3.22%) SSL
4 14 (3.00%) VPN
5 12 (2.58%) DNS
6 11 (2.36%) LAN
6 11 (2.36%) WAN
7 10 (2.15%) Internet
7 10 (2.15%) Firewall
7 10 (2.15%) LTE
8 7 (1.50%) Network Security
8 7 (1.50%) SMTP
8 7 (1.50%) LDAP
9 6 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (1.29%) Wireless
9 6 (1.29%) IPsec
9 6 (1.29%) 3G
9 6 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (1.29%) 4G
10 5 (1.07%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.51%) Relational Database
3 26 (5.58%) RDBMS
4 19 (4.08%) MySQL
5 15 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (2.58%) OLTP
8 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.29%) DB2
9 6 (1.29%) SSDT
10 5 (1.07%) Lumira
10 5 (1.07%) Xcelsius
10 5 (1.07%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (1.07%) Big Data
10 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (10.52%) Visual Studio
2 34 (7.30%) Subversion
3 23 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.94%) GoogleTest
4 18 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (3.65%) NUnit
6 15 (3.22%) ClearCase
7 12 (2.58%) Ant
8 11 (2.36%) Eclipse
8 11 (2.36%) CppUnit
8 11 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (1.93%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.72%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.50%) Rational Rose
12 6 (1.29%) JIRA
12 6 (1.29%) Selenium
12 6 (1.29%) WinDbg
12 6 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (1.29%) MSBuild
13 5 (1.07%) HP UFT
General
1 33 (7.08%) Electronics
2 24 (5.15%) Games
3 22 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.29%) Finance
5 12 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.58%) Marketing
6 8 (1.72%) Legal
7 7 (1.50%) Military
8 3 (0.64%) Billing
8 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (39.27%) Developer
2 142 (30.47%) Software Engineer
3 97 (20.82%) C++ Developer
4 38 (8.15%) C++ Software Engineer
5 34 (7.30%) Software Developer
6 22 (4.72%) C Developer
7 21 (4.51%) Programmer
8 19 (4.08%) C# Developer
9 17 (3.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 16 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
10 16 (3.43%) Architect
11 14 (3.00%) Analyst
12 12 (2.58%) C++ Software Developer
13 11 (2.36%) Administrator
13 11 (2.36%) Technical Leader
14 9 (1.93%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (1.93%) Consultant
14 9 (1.93%) Embedded Linux Engineer
15 8 (1.72%) Senior Developer
15 8 (1.72%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (18.24%) .NET
2 46 (9.87%) HTML
3 42 (9.01%) STL
4 36 (7.73%) CSS
4 36 (7.73%) XML
5 23 (4.94%) ASP.NET
5 23 (4.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 20 (4.29%) Ajax
7 19 (4.08%) WPF
8 16 (3.43%) Qt
9 15 (3.22%) HTML5
9 15 (3.22%) jQuery
10 14 (3.00%) J2EE
10 14 (3.00%) WCF
11 13 (2.79%) Web Services
11 13 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (2.36%) WinForms
13 10 (2.15%) Middleware
13 10 (2.15%) REST
13 10 (2.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (2.79%) Device Driver
6 10 (2.15%) Physics
6 10 (2.15%) Derivative
7 9 (1.93%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.72%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.50%) Xbox
10 6 (1.29%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.07%) PKI
12 4 (0.86%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.86%) Animation
12 4 (0.86%) MPEG
12 4 (0.86%) DTV
12 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.64%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.64%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 182 (39.06%) Linux
2 130 (27.90%) Windows
3 101 (21.67%) UNIX
4 18 (3.86%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (3.00%) Android
6 13 (2.79%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.36%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.93%) Solaris
9 7 (1.50%) VxWorks
10 6 (1.29%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.29%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.29%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.07%) Windows CE
12 4 (0.86%) AIX
13 2 (0.43%) HPUX
13 2 (0.43%) NetWare
13 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (45.49%) Software Engineering
2 115 (24.68%) OO
3 91 (19.53%) UML
4 88 (18.88%) Multithreading
5 87 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (14.16%) OOD
7 45 (9.66%) Scrum
8 44 (9.44%) Configuration Management
9 34 (7.30%) SDLC
10 27 (5.79%) MVC
10 27 (5.79%) Memory Management
11 25 (5.36%) Unit Testing
12 20 (4.29%) Project Management
13 19 (4.08%) Integration Testing
13 19 (4.08%) Use Case
14 18 (3.86%) OOP
15 16 (3.43%) TDD
15 16 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (3.22%) Migration
17 14 (3.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 215 (46.14%) C
2 141 (30.26%) Java
3 128 (27.47%) C#
4 90 (19.31%) SQL
5 81 (17.38%) Python
6 62 (13.30%) Perl
7 57 (12.23%) JavaScript
8 27 (5.79%) Embedded C++
9 25 (5.36%) PowerShell
10 22 (4.72%) Embedded C
11 19 (4.08%) C++/CLI
12 18 (3.86%) VBScript
13 13 (2.79%) VB
13 13 (2.79%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.79%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.15%) PHP
14 10 (2.15%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.93%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.93%) VC++
16 8 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 119 (25.54%) Security Cleared
2 89 (19.10%) SC Cleared
3 49 (10.52%) Degree
4 13 (2.79%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.58%) ISEB
6 4 (0.86%) PhD
7 2 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.21%) HND
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.29%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.86%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.64%) TickIT
3 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.21%) HL7
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.58%) Firmware
1 12 (2.58%) Hyper-V
2 11 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.29%) Sendmail
4 4 (0.86%) Snort
5 2 (0.43%) GPFS
6 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.29%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (1.29%) MAILsweeper
1 6 (1.29%) SCCM
2 3 (0.64%) Puppet
3 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.21%) SELinux
4 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (12.88%) Oracle
2 50 (10.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.43%) VMware
4 15 (3.22%) Perforce
5 12 (2.58%) Sybase
6 10 (2.15%) Cisco
7 6 (1.29%) IBM
7 6 (1.29%) HP
7 6 (1.29%) Juniper
7 6 (1.29%) NetApp
7 6 (1.29%) McAfee
7 6 (1.29%) Websense
7 6 (1.29%) Blue Coat
7 6 (1.29%) Red Gate
8 5 (1.07%) SAP
9 4 (0.86%) EMC
9 4 (0.86%) Remedy
10 3 (0.64%) F5
10 3 (0.64%) Google
10 3 (0.64%) Veritas
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