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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 72 82 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing C++ 257 193 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.59% 2.11% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.80% 6.57% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 88 82
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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 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 38
Average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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
3294 2936 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.23% 32.08% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1909 1612 1264
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 116 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £15.54 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +14 96 £350 -1.40% 34
Berkshire +14 43 £383 +17.69% 36
Surrey -9 36 £416 +14.82% 45
Buckinghamshire +4 19 £388 -3.12% 4
Oxfordshire -5 18 £300 -14.28% 31
East Sussex -3 12 £300 +20.00% 11
West Sussex -25 10 £375 +27.11% 7
Kent +1 7 - - 21
Middlesex -7 7 £301 -49.91% 1
Home Counties - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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++.

1 212 (47.53%) C
2 204 (45.74%) Linux
3 200 (44.84%) Software Engineering
4 143 (32.06%) UNIX
5 131 (29.37%) Security Cleared
6 121 (27.13%) Java
7 120 (26.91%) Python
8 108 (24.22%) SC Cleared
9 104 (23.32%) C#
10 102 (22.87%) Windows
11 97 (21.75%) Multithreading
12 95 (21.30%) OO
13 90 (20.18%) UML
14 72 (16.14%) SQL
15 68 (15.25%) Perl
16 67 (15.02%) .NET
17 65 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
18 64 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
19 62 (13.90%) Subversion
19 62 (13.90%) JavaScript
19 62 (13.90%) OOD
20 61 (13.68%) Configuration Management
21 60 (13.45%) Microsoft
22 56 (12.56%) ClearCase
22 56 (12.56%) HTML
23 47 (10.54%) NUnit
24 44 (9.87%) CppUnit
24 44 (9.87%) Shell Script
24 44 (9.87%) GoogleTest
25 43 (9.64%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (3.59%) Node.js
2 8 (1.79%) Apache
3 7 (1.57%) IIS
4 5 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.45%) Kentico
6 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.45%) SAS
7 1 (0.22%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) Zope
7 1 (0.22%) JBoss
7 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.22%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 16 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.02%) MS Office
3 6 (1.35%) Simulink
4 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.45%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.45%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) PaaS
2 1 (0.22%) IaaS
2 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.71%) Firewall
2 20 (4.48%) SSL
3 19 (4.26%) DNS
3 19 (4.26%) SAN
4 18 (4.04%) Internet
5 16 (3.59%) LDAP
5 16 (3.59%) VPN
6 15 (3.36%) WAN
6 15 (3.36%) SMTP
6 15 (3.36%) LAN
6 15 (3.36%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (3.14%) TCP/IP
8 12 (2.69%) 3G
9 11 (2.47%) LTE
9 11 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
10 10 (2.24%) 4G
11 9 (2.02%) Wireless
12 8 (1.79%) WiMAX
12 8 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.57%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.16%) Relational Database
2 21 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (4.26%) Ingres
3 19 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 18 (4.04%) SQL Server
5 16 (3.59%) OLTP
6 10 (2.24%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.79%) Big Data
8 6 (1.35%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.12%) MySQL
9 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.45%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (13.90%) Subversion
2 56 (12.56%) ClearCase
3 47 (10.54%) NUnit
4 44 (9.87%) CppUnit
4 44 (9.87%) GoogleTest
5 35 (7.85%) Ant
6 31 (6.95%) Visual Studio
7 29 (6.50%) CruiseControl
7 29 (6.50%) Jenkins
8 26 (5.83%) ClearQuest
9 21 (4.71%) Git (software)
10 15 (3.36%) Rational Rose
11 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.12%) TortoiseSVN
12 5 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (1.12%) ProC
13 4 (0.90%) CMake
13 4 (0.90%) JIRA
13 4 (0.90%) Selenium
13 4 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (6.28%) Electronics
1 28 (6.28%) Finance
2 12 (2.69%) Games
3 9 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.79%) Military
4 8 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.57%) Banking
6 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.45%) Retail
8 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Front Office
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 179 (40.13%) Developer
2 145 (32.51%) Software Engineer
3 62 (13.90%) C++ Developer
4 58 (13.00%) Software Developer
5 23 (5.16%) C++ Software Engineer
6 22 (4.93%) Architect
7 20 (4.48%) C Developer
8 15 (3.36%) Senior Developer
9 12 (2.69%) Programmer
10 11 (2.47%) Analyst
10 11 (2.47%) Technical Leader
11 10 (2.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (2.24%) .NET Developer
11 10 (2.24%) iOS Developer
12 8 (1.79%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (1.57%) Team Leader
14 6 (1.35%) C# Developer
14 6 (1.35%) Java Developer
14 6 (1.35%) Data Architect
14 6 (1.35%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.02%) .NET
2 56 (12.56%) HTML
3 36 (8.07%) XML
4 32 (7.17%) Motif
5 27 (6.05%) CSS
6 26 (5.83%) STL
7 22 (4.93%) HTML5
8 19 (4.26%) wxWidgets
9 17 (3.81%) Qt
9 17 (3.81%) Web Services
10 14 (3.14%) OpenGL
10 14 (3.14%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.91%) Ajax
11 13 (2.91%) RESTful
11 13 (2.91%) ASP.NET
12 11 (2.47%) Middleware
13 10 (2.24%) REST
14 9 (2.02%) iOS SDK
14 9 (2.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 9 (2.02%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.93%) Derivative
4 20 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
5 19 (4.26%) User Experience
6 16 (3.59%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.91%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.47%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.24%) Device Driver
9 10 (2.24%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.02%) iPhone
10 9 (2.02%) Clustering
11 8 (1.79%) Open Source
12 7 (1.57%) STB
12 7 (1.57%) HACMP
12 7 (1.57%) Physics
13 5 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (0.90%) DTV
14 4 (0.90%) IPTV
14 4 (0.90%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 204 (45.74%) Linux
2 143 (32.06%) UNIX
3 102 (22.87%) Windows
4 30 (6.73%) Solaris
5 17 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (2.47%) Android
7 11 (2.47%) AIX
7 11 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.02%) CentOS
8 9 (2.02%) HPUX
9 8 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.57%) NetWare
11 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.67%) SUSE
12 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.45%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (44.84%) Software Engineering
2 97 (21.75%) Multithreading
3 95 (21.30%) OO
4 90 (20.18%) UML
5 65 (14.57%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (13.90%) OOD
7 61 (13.68%) Configuration Management
8 43 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (8.97%) Scrum
10 38 (8.52%) Use Case
11 35 (7.85%) Project Management
12 34 (7.62%) Memory Management
13 26 (5.83%) Unit Testing
13 26 (5.83%) Integration Testing
14 25 (5.61%) TDD
15 16 (3.59%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (3.36%) Embedded Software Development
16 15 (3.36%) Reverse Engineering
16 15 (3.36%) Unified Process
16 15 (3.36%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 212 (47.53%) C
2 121 (27.13%) Java
3 120 (26.91%) Python
4 104 (23.32%) C#
5 72 (16.14%) SQL
6 68 (15.25%) Perl
7 62 (13.90%) JavaScript
8 44 (9.87%) Shell Script
9 31 (6.95%) Embedded C++
10 25 (5.61%) Embedded C
11 23 (5.16%) Bash Shell
12 21 (4.71%) Objective-C
13 18 (4.04%) PHP
14 14 (3.14%) Ruby
15 13 (2.91%) MATLAB
16 10 (2.24%) VC++
17 9 (2.02%) VB
17 9 (2.02%) VB.NET
17 9 (2.02%) Korn
18 7 (1.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 131 (29.37%) Security Cleared
2 108 (24.22%) SC Cleared
3 31 (6.95%) Degree
4 12 (2.69%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.35%) PhD
6 2 (0.45%) ISEB
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) MCTS
7 1 (0.22%) MCITP
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CCNP
7 1 (0.22%) HND
7 1 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.47%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.90%) TickIT
3 2 (0.45%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) DO-178B
System Software
1 24 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.36%) Sendmail
3 8 (1.79%) Samba
4 7 (1.57%) GPFS
4 7 (1.57%) Firmware
5 5 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (1.12%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.90%) Xen
6 4 (0.90%) iptables
7 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.45%) NFS
9 1 (0.22%) vSphere
9 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (3.36%) MIMEsweeper
1 15 (3.36%) MAILsweeper
2 7 (1.57%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.12%) Control-M
4 4 (0.90%) SCOM
4 4 (0.90%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.90%) SCSM
5 2 (0.45%) SELinux
5 2 (0.45%) YaST
5 2 (0.45%) Puppet
5 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.85%) Oracle
2 35 (7.85%) VMware
3 18 (4.04%) Cisco
4 15 (3.36%) Juniper
4 15 (3.36%) NetApp
4 15 (3.36%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.36%) McAfee
4 15 (3.36%) Websense
4 15 (3.36%) Blue Coat
5 13 (2.91%) Sybase
5 13 (2.91%) Veritas
6 12 (2.69%) Hitachi
7 10 (2.24%) IBM
8 8 (1.79%) HP
9 7 (1.57%) Compaq
9 7 (1.57%) EMC
10 6 (1.35%) Twitter
11 5 (1.12%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.67%) Cadence
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £38.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £37 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Dover
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: GOOD RATES
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £670.00 - £737.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Coal IT Services
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
People Source
Rate: £360 - £420 per day + Home Working up to 70%
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £46 per hour + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 10 days ago