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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 78 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing C++ 195 256 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.52% 2.70% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.45% 7.92% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 127 115
Median daily rate £375 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 56 25
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% +8.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £35.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.22%
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
2616 3232 3216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.76% 34.06% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1977 1882
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 148 107
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £16.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -13 55 £320 +6.66% 26
Surrey +24 37 £400 +21.21% 35
Oxfordshire +2 24 £500 +25.00% 19
Berkshire +2 22 £350 +9.37% 21
Middlesex -1 20 £368 +5.00%
Buckinghamshire +6 11 £425 -15.00% 10
East Sussex +11 9 £375 - 3
Kent -1 7 £350 - 3
West Sussex +9 2 £365 - 9
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for C++.

1 182 (44.07%) C
2 168 (40.68%) Software Engineering
3 167 (40.44%) Linux
4 152 (36.80%) Java
5 142 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (27.12%) Python
7 109 (26.39%) C#
8 102 (24.70%) SQL
9 90 (21.79%) Unix
10 87 (21.07%) Scrum
11 85 (20.58%) Windows
11 85 (20.58%) Security Cleared
12 79 (19.13%) .NET
13 76 (18.40%) SC Cleared
14 75 (18.16%) OO
15 71 (17.19%) Perl
15 71 (17.19%) Multithreading
16 61 (14.77%) Oracle
16 61 (14.77%) UML
17 52 (12.59%) Configuration Management
17 52 (12.59%) Subversion
18 50 (12.11%) Degree
18 50 (12.11%) JavaScript
19 46 (11.14%) HTML
19 46 (11.14%) XML
20 45 (10.90%) Microsoft
21 44 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
22 43 (10.41%) TDD
22 43 (10.41%) STL
23 40 (9.69%) MySQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (4.60%) Apache
2 16 (3.87%) Apache Solr
2 16 (3.87%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.18%) Apache Spark
3 9 (2.18%) Jetty
3 9 (2.18%) nginx
4 8 (1.94%) Apache Pig
4 8 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.69%) CMS
5 7 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.97%) Confluence
7 4 (0.97%) GlassFish
7 4 (0.97%) JBoss
8 2 (0.48%) Drupal
8 2 (0.48%) SAS
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.24%) IIS
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.15%) Simulink
3 11 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.97%) MS Office
5 3 (0.73%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.81%) PaaS
2 21 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.69%) Office 365
7 6 (1.45%) SaaS
8 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.73%) IaaS
9 2 (0.48%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.54%) HTTP
2 22 (5.33%) LTE
2 22 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 18 (4.36%) LAN
4 17 (4.12%) VoIP
5 16 (3.87%) Asterisk PBX
5 16 (3.87%) Diameter Protocol
5 16 (3.87%) GSM
5 16 (3.87%) PBX
5 16 (3.87%) RANAP
5 16 (3.87%) RTP
5 16 (3.87%) UMTS
6 13 (3.15%) Internet
6 13 (3.15%) WAN
7 10 (2.42%) DHCP
7 10 (2.42%) DNS
7 10 (2.42%) DVB
7 10 (2.42%) SNMP
8 8 (1.94%) Kerberos
9 7 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.69%) MySQL
2 36 (8.72%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.78%) NoSQL
3 28 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.08%) Big Data
5 15 (3.63%) Hadoop
5 15 (3.63%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.63%) RDBMS
6 14 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.42%) HBase
7 10 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.18%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.18%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (1.94%) Apache Zeppelin
9 8 (1.94%) Sqoop
10 4 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.97%) DB2
10 4 (0.97%) KDB
11 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 52 (12.59%) Subversion
2 38 (9.20%) Git (software)
3 37 (8.96%) Selenium
4 31 (7.51%) Visual Studio
5 21 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (4.84%) Eclipse
6 20 (4.84%) GDB
6 20 (4.84%) Jenkins
7 19 (4.60%) Ant
7 19 (4.60%) Maven
8 18 (4.36%) GCC
9 17 (4.12%) Gradle
9 17 (4.12%) Trac
10 16 (3.87%) GoogleTest
10 16 (3.87%) NUnit
11 15 (3.63%) HP UFT
11 15 (3.63%) SpecFlow
12 14 (3.39%) ClearCase
13 13 (3.15%) JMeter
14 12 (2.91%) CppUnit
General
1 20 (4.84%) Telecoms
2 15 (3.63%) Finance
3 12 (2.91%) Aerospace
3 12 (2.91%) Military
4 11 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.18%) Automotive
5 9 (2.18%) Electronics
6 8 (1.94%) Games
6 8 (1.94%) Publishing
7 5 (1.21%) French Language
7 5 (1.21%) German Language
7 5 (1.21%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.21%) Marketing
7 5 (1.21%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.97%) Back Office
8 4 (0.97%) Front Office
9 2 (0.48%) Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 186 (45.04%) Developer
2 115 (27.85%) Software Engineer
3 99 (23.97%) C++ Developer
4 57 (13.80%) C++ Software Engineer
5 39 (9.44%) Software Developer
6 32 (7.75%) C++ Software Developer
7 30 (7.26%) Architect
8 27 (6.54%) Java Developer
9 23 (5.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 22 (5.33%) Tester
11 21 (5.08%) Embedded Engineer
11 21 (5.08%) Linux Developer
11 21 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
12 20 (4.84%) SQL Developer
13 19 (4.60%) C Developer
14 18 (4.36%) C# Developer
14 18 (4.36%) Software Architect
15 17 (4.12%) Automation Tester
16 16 (3.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 15 (3.63%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (19.13%) .NET
2 46 (11.14%) HTML
2 46 (11.14%) XML
3 43 (10.41%) STL
4 38 (9.20%) Web Services
5 34 (8.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 26 (6.30%) HTML5
7 22 (5.33%) CSS
8 19 (4.60%) REST
9 17 (4.12%) Node.js
10 14 (3.39%) ASP.NET
10 14 (3.39%) JSON
10 14 (3.39%) RESTful
11 13 (3.15%) MFC
11 13 (3.15%) Spring
12 11 (2.66%) AngularJS
13 10 (2.42%) WCF
13 10 (2.42%) WPF
14 9 (2.18%) XSLT
15 8 (1.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.23%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (3.63%) Algorithms
4 15 (3.63%) Derivative
5 11 (2.66%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.42%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.42%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.18%) Digital TV
7 9 (2.18%) Grid Computing
7 9 (2.18%) MPEG
7 9 (2.18%) STB
8 8 (1.94%) Replication
9 7 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.69%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (1.69%) Statistics
10 6 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.45%) VHDL
11 5 (1.21%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 167 (40.44%) Linux
2 90 (21.79%) Unix
3 85 (20.58%) Windows
4 11 (2.66%) Android
5 7 (1.69%) CentOS
6 6 (1.45%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.48%) Solaris
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (40.68%) Software Engineering
2 142 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (21.07%) Scrum
4 75 (18.16%) OO
5 71 (17.19%) Multithreading
6 61 (14.77%) UML
7 52 (12.59%) Configuration Management
8 44 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (10.41%) TDD
10 32 (7.75%) OOD
10 32 (7.75%) Open Source
11 30 (7.26%) SDLC
12 29 (7.02%) High Availability
13 25 (6.05%) Memory Management
14 24 (5.81%) Cross-Platform Development
14 24 (5.81%) MVC
14 24 (5.81%) Web Development
15 23 (5.57%) Automated Testing
15 23 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (5.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 182 (44.07%) C
2 152 (36.80%) Java
3 112 (27.12%) Python
4 109 (26.39%) C#
5 102 (24.70%) SQL
6 71 (17.19%) Perl
7 50 (12.11%) JavaScript
8 27 (6.54%) Bash Shell
9 26 (6.30%) Ruby
10 25 (6.05%) Embedded C++
11 23 (5.57%) VB
12 20 (4.84%) PHP
12 20 (4.84%) Scala
12 20 (4.84%) VBScript
13 19 (4.60%) Embedded C
14 17 (4.12%) MATLAB
15 16 (3.87%) VB.NET
16 14 (3.39%) Ada
16 14 (3.39%) F#
16 14 (3.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 85 (20.58%) Security Cleared
2 76 (18.40%) SC Cleared
3 50 (12.11%) Degree
4 8 (1.94%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.97%) ISEB
6 3 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.48%) PhD
7 2 (0.48%) RHCA
8 1 (0.24%) CCA
8 1 (0.24%) CCNA
8 1 (0.24%) CCNP
8 1 (0.24%) CCSP
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.24%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.66%) QA
2 6 (1.45%) SLA
3 3 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.24%) MISRA
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (2.18%) Firmware
1 9 (2.18%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.94%) Apache Flume
2 8 (1.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (1.94%) HDFS
3 7 (1.69%) Docker
4 4 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.73%) vSphere
6 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.48%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (1.94%) Ambari
1 8 (1.94%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (1.94%) Oozie
2 5 (1.21%) Puppet
3 3 (0.73%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.48%) Ansible
4 2 (0.48%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.48%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.48%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.48%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.24%) Nessus
5 1 (0.24%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.24%) Nmap
5 1 (0.24%) Opsview
5 1 (0.24%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 61 (14.77%) Oracle
2 45 (10.90%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.78%) Cisco
4 22 (5.33%) Google
5 13 (3.15%) HP
6 9 (2.18%) Teradata
7 8 (1.94%) Hortonworks
8 7 (1.69%) IBM
9 6 (1.45%) VMware
10 5 (1.21%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.21%) Splunk
10 5 (1.21%) Telerik
11 4 (0.97%) Capita
11 4 (0.97%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.73%) Anite
12 3 (0.73%) Perforce
12 3 (0.73%) SaltStack
13 2 (0.48%) Samsung
13 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
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