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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / South East
Rank 116 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 136 219 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.79% 2.51% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.32% 7.44% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 128 102
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 27
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £47.50 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% +12.82%

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
2555 2945 3327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.68% 33.80% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1945 1871
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 109 123
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -34 36 £425 +41.66% 31
Berkshire +7 23 £450 +28.57% 22
Surrey -11 22 £375 -2.59% 21
Middlesex 0 13 £360 +2.85% 2
Oxfordshire -16 13 £408 -14.21% 35
East Sussex +13 11 £363 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 11 £325 -7.14% 8
West Sussex -7 3 £365 - 8
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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++.

1 142 (43.16%) C
2 136 (41.34%) Linux
3 134 (40.73%) Software Engineering
4 107 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (31.31%) Java
6 101 (30.70%) C#
7 88 (26.75%) Python
8 83 (25.23%) SQL
9 69 (20.97%) Scrum
9 69 (20.97%) Windows
10 66 (20.06%) Unix
11 65 (19.76%) OO
12 61 (18.54%) Security Cleared
13 59 (17.93%) Perl
14 53 (16.11%) Oracle
14 53 (16.11%) Multithreading
15 52 (15.81%) SC Cleared
16 48 (14.59%) STL
17 47 (14.29%) .NET
17 47 (14.29%) Subversion
18 45 (13.68%) XML
19 43 (13.07%) TDD
20 42 (12.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 40 (12.16%) HTML
22 35 (10.64%) UML
22 35 (10.64%) HTTP
23 34 (10.33%) SQL Server
24 33 (10.03%) Selenium
25 32 (9.73%) Cisco
26 29 (8.81%) Configuration Management

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 14 (4.26%) Apache
2 13 (3.95%) Apache Solr
3 12 (3.65%) CMS
4 11 (3.34%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.43%) Apache Pig
6 8 (2.43%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.82%) Jetty
7 6 (1.82%) nginx
8 5 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.52%) SAS
9 4 (1.22%) Confluence
10 3 (0.91%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.91%) JBoss
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.74%) MS Office
2 9 (2.74%) Simulink
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.91%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.91%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (0.91%) PaaS
5 3 (0.91%) SaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.61%) Google Play
7 1 (0.30%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.64%) HTTP
2 26 (7.90%) TCP/IP
3 25 (7.60%) LTE
4 24 (7.29%) VoIP
5 23 (6.99%) Asterisk PBX
5 23 (6.99%) Diameter Protocol
5 23 (6.99%) GSM
5 23 (6.99%) PBX
5 23 (6.99%) RANAP
5 23 (6.99%) RTP
5 23 (6.99%) UMTS
6 17 (5.17%) LAN
7 12 (3.65%) DVB
8 11 (3.34%) WAN
8 11 (3.34%) Wireshark
9 9 (2.74%) DNS
10 8 (2.43%) Kerberos
11 5 (1.52%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.52%) SNMP
12 4 (1.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.21%) NoSQL
3 25 (7.60%) MySQL
4 19 (5.78%) Big Data
5 16 (4.86%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.74%) HBase
7 9 (2.74%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (2.43%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.43%) Apache Zeppelin
8 8 (2.43%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.43%) Sqoop
9 6 (1.82%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.52%) DB2
10 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (14.29%) Subversion
2 33 (10.03%) Selenium
3 28 (8.51%) GDB
3 28 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 26 (7.90%) GCC
5 25 (7.60%) Visual Studio
6 24 (7.29%) Trac
7 20 (6.08%) Ant
7 20 (6.08%) Gradle
8 18 (5.47%) Eclipse
8 18 (5.47%) Maven
9 16 (4.86%) WebDriver
10 15 (4.56%) JMeter
10 15 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (4.26%) Bitbucket
11 14 (4.26%) JIRA
12 13 (3.95%) eggPlant
13 12 (3.65%) Apache Ivy
14 10 (3.04%) GoogleTest
14 10 (3.04%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (7.90%) Telecoms
2 15 (4.56%) Electronics
3 14 (4.26%) Finance
4 10 (3.04%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.74%) Aerospace
5 9 (2.74%) Games
6 8 (2.43%) Automotive
6 8 (2.43%) Publishing
7 5 (1.52%) Military
8 4 (1.22%) Back Office
9 3 (0.91%) Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Marketing
11 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 150 (45.59%) Developer
2 109 (33.13%) Software Engineer
3 78 (23.71%) C++ Developer
4 63 (19.15%) C++ Software Engineer
5 28 (8.51%) C++ Software Developer
5 28 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 27 (8.21%) Architect
7 21 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 20 (6.08%) Embedded Engineer
9 19 (5.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 19 (5.78%) SQL Developer
10 18 (5.47%) C Developer
10 18 (5.47%) Linux Developer
10 18 (5.47%) Software Architect
11 16 (4.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (4.56%) Linux Engineer
13 14 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
13 14 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (4.26%) Tester
14 13 (3.95%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (14.59%) STL
2 47 (14.29%) .NET
3 45 (13.68%) XML
4 42 (12.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 40 (12.16%) HTML
6 28 (8.51%) REST
7 23 (6.99%) HTML5
8 22 (6.69%) Web Services
9 16 (4.86%) CSS
9 16 (4.86%) JSON
10 14 (4.26%) Node.js
11 12 (3.65%) WCF
12 9 (2.74%) RESTful
13 8 (2.43%) Apache Tez
13 8 (2.43%) COM+
13 8 (2.43%) MFC
13 8 (2.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 8 (2.43%) Spring
13 8 (2.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 8 (2.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (3.65%) STB
4 11 (3.34%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.34%) Digital TV
4 11 (3.34%) MPEG
5 9 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 9 (2.74%) Derivative
5 9 (2.74%) Grid Computing
6 7 (2.13%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.82%) Replication
8 5 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (1.22%) VHDL
10 3 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.91%) Mobile Games
11 2 (0.61%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 136 (41.34%) Linux
2 69 (20.97%) Windows
3 66 (20.06%) Unix
4 14 (4.26%) Android
5 7 (2.13%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.52%) CentOS
7 5 (1.52%) MVS
7 5 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.22%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.22%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.61%) Solaris
10 2 (0.61%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.30%) AIX
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (40.73%) Software Engineering
2 107 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (20.97%) Scrum
4 65 (19.76%) OO
5 53 (16.11%) Multithreading
6 43 (13.07%) TDD
7 35 (10.64%) UML
8 29 (8.81%) Configuration Management
8 29 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (7.90%) Cross-Platform Development
10 25 (7.60%) Automated Testing
10 25 (7.60%) High Availability
10 25 (7.60%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (6.99%) Test Automation
12 22 (6.69%) BDD
12 22 (6.69%) Open Source
13 20 (6.08%) OOP
13 20 (6.08%) Project Management
14 17 (5.17%) OOD
15 16 (4.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 142 (43.16%) C
2 103 (31.31%) Java
3 101 (30.70%) C#
4 88 (26.75%) Python
5 83 (25.23%) SQL
6 59 (17.93%) Perl
7 27 (8.21%) JavaScript
8 25 (7.60%) Ruby
9 21 (6.38%) Embedded C
10 18 (5.47%) Embedded C++
10 18 (5.47%) MATLAB
11 17 (5.17%) Bash Shell
12 14 (4.26%) Ada
12 14 (4.26%) Groovy
13 13 (3.95%) VB
14 11 (3.34%) Tcl
15 10 (3.04%) F#
15 10 (3.04%) R
16 9 (2.74%) VB.NET
17 8 (2.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (18.54%) Security Cleared
2 52 (15.81%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.60%) Degree
4 6 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.91%) SANS
6 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.30%) CCNP
6 1 (0.30%) CCSP
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.30%) CISSP
6 1 (0.30%) GPEN
6 1 (0.30%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.30%) GXPN
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.30%) OSCE
6 1 (0.30%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.22%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.30%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.30%) MISRA
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (2.74%) Active Directory
1 9 (2.74%) Firmware
1 9 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.43%) Apache Flume
2 8 (2.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (2.43%) HDFS
3 6 (1.82%) Docker
4 3 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.91%) vSphere
5 2 (0.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (2.43%) Ambari
1 8 (2.43%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (2.43%) Oozie
2 4 (1.22%) WMI
3 2 (0.61%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) Core Impact
4 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.30%) Nessus
4 1 (0.30%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.30%) Nmap
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) Puppet
4 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 53 (16.11%) Oracle
2 32 (9.73%) Cisco
3 26 (7.90%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.34%) Sitecore
4 11 (3.34%) Splunk
5 9 (2.74%) HP
5 9 (2.74%) Teradata
6 8 (2.43%) Hortonworks
7 7 (2.13%) Google
8 6 (1.82%) Telerik
9 4 (1.22%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.91%) Freescale
10 3 (0.91%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.91%) Samsung
11 2 (0.61%) EMC
11 2 (0.61%) Ericsson
11 2 (0.61%) Nortel
11 2 (0.61%) QNX
11 2 (0.61%) Talend
11 2 (0.61%) VMware
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