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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 77 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 241 216 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.46% 2.42% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.24% 7.61% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 84 62
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£364 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £421 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 38
Average hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £21.00 £34.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £45.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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
3328 2837 2394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.92% 31.80% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1874 1519 1202
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 125 183
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.11 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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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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 +7 93 £350 -6.29% 33
Surrey -14 35 £378 +0.66% 74
Berkshire +5 34 £400 +18.51% 38
Buckinghamshire +1 21 £388 +29.05% 12
Oxfordshire -6 16 £305 -6.15% 36
West Sussex -22 12 £375 +27.11% 9
East Sussex -2 9 £350 +59.09% 9
Middlesex -9 7 £325 -45.79% 1
Kent -9 5 - - 24
Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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++.

1 208 (46.85%) C
2 198 (44.59%) Linux
3 197 (44.37%) Software Engineering
4 138 (31.08%) Java
5 135 (30.41%) UNIX
6 123 (27.70%) Security Cleared
7 121 (27.25%) Python
8 102 (22.97%) C#
9 99 (22.30%) OO
10 97 (21.85%) SC Cleared
11 94 (21.17%) Multithreading
12 91 (20.50%) Windows
13 89 (20.05%) UML
14 76 (17.12%) SQL
15 74 (16.67%) Perl
16 63 (14.19%) .NET
16 63 (14.19%) OOD
17 60 (13.51%) Subversion
17 60 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
18 59 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
19 58 (13.06%) Configuration Management
20 57 (12.84%) Microsoft
21 53 (11.94%) ClearCase
22 52 (11.71%) JavaScript
23 50 (11.26%) HTML
24 44 (9.91%) NUnit
25 43 (9.68%) CppUnit
26 42 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
27 41 (9.23%) Shell Script
27 41 (9.23%) GoogleTest

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 (3.60%) Node.js
2 7 (1.58%) Apache
3 5 (1.13%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.68%) IIS
5 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.45%) SAS
5 2 (0.45%) Kentico
6 1 (0.23%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.23%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.23%) JBoss
6 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.25%) MS Office
3 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.13%) Simulink
4 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.68%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.45%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.45%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.90%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.73%) Firewall
2 19 (4.28%) SAN
3 18 (4.05%) 3G
4 17 (3.83%) DNS
5 16 (3.60%) LTE
6 13 (2.93%) SSL
6 13 (2.93%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.70%) LDAP
7 12 (2.70%) VPN
7 12 (2.70%) WAN
7 12 (2.70%) SMTP
7 12 (2.70%) LAN
7 12 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (2.48%) 4G
8 11 (2.48%) WiMAX
8 11 (2.48%) Internet
9 10 (2.25%) Wireless
9 10 (2.25%) Ethernet
9 10 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (2.03%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
1 22 (4.95%) Relational Database
2 19 (4.28%) Ingres
3 18 (4.05%) RDBMS
4 17 (3.83%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.15%) OLTP
6 13 (2.93%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.03%) MySQL
8 8 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.80%) Big Data
9 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.13%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.68%) SQLite
12 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 60 (13.51%) Subversion
2 53 (11.94%) ClearCase
3 44 (9.91%) NUnit
4 43 (9.68%) CppUnit
5 41 (9.23%) GoogleTest
6 32 (7.21%) Ant
7 29 (6.53%) CruiseControl
8 28 (6.31%) Visual Studio
9 27 (6.08%) Jenkins
10 25 (5.63%) ClearQuest
11 16 (3.60%) Git (software)
12 13 (2.93%) Rational Rose
13 7 (1.58%) Eclipse
14 6 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
15 5 (1.13%) ProC
16 4 (0.90%) Bugzilla
16 4 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
16 4 (0.90%) Selenium
16 4 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 28 (6.31%) Finance
1 28 (6.31%) Electronics
2 20 (4.50%) Games
3 11 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.80%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.58%) Banking
5 7 (1.58%) Military
6 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.45%) Marketing
7 2 (0.45%) Retail
8 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 192 (43.24%) Developer
2 136 (30.63%) Software Engineer
3 67 (15.09%) C++ Developer
4 57 (12.84%) Software Developer
5 19 (4.28%) Architect
6 18 (4.05%) C Developer
7 16 (3.60%) C++ Software Engineer
8 15 (3.38%) Senior Developer
9 13 (2.93%) Programmer
10 12 (2.70%) Analyst
10 12 (2.70%) Java Developer
10 12 (2.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 10 (2.25%) Development Engineer
11 10 (2.25%) .NET Developer
11 10 (2.25%) Technical Leader
11 10 (2.25%) iOS Developer
12 8 (1.80%) Computer Engineer
12 8 (1.80%) QA Engineer
13 7 (1.58%) Web Developer
14 6 (1.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (14.19%) .NET
2 50 (11.26%) HTML
3 35 (7.88%) XML
4 29 (6.53%) Motif
5 25 (5.63%) STL
6 24 (5.41%) CSS
7 19 (4.28%) wxWidgets
8 18 (4.05%) HTML5
9 15 (3.38%) Ajax
9 15 (3.38%) Web Services
10 13 (2.93%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.93%) Qt
11 12 (2.70%) Middleware
11 12 (2.70%) RESTful
12 11 (2.48%) OpenGL
13 10 (2.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (2.25%) REST
14 9 (2.03%) AngularJS
14 9 (2.03%) iOS SDK
14 9 (2.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.50%) Derivative
4 18 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (4.05%) User Experience
5 15 (3.38%) Mathematics
6 14 (3.15%) Device Driver
6 14 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.48%) Physics
9 9 (2.03%) iPhone
10 8 (1.80%) Clustering
10 8 (1.80%) Open Source
10 8 (1.80%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.35%) HACMP
12 5 (1.13%) STB
12 5 (1.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.13%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (0.90%) DTV
13 4 (0.90%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 198 (44.59%) Linux
2 135 (30.41%) UNIX
3 91 (20.50%) Windows
4 27 (6.08%) Solaris
5 18 (4.05%) Embedded Linux
6 17 (3.83%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.48%) Android
7 11 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.25%) AIX
9 8 (1.80%) HPUX
9 8 (1.80%) CentOS
10 7 (1.58%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.35%) NetWare
12 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.68%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.68%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.68%) SUSE
14 2 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (44.37%) Software Engineering
2 99 (22.30%) OO
3 94 (21.17%) Multithreading
4 89 (20.05%) UML
5 63 (14.19%) OOD
6 60 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (13.06%) Configuration Management
8 42 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (8.33%) Scrum
10 35 (7.88%) Use Case
11 32 (7.21%) Project Management
12 28 (6.31%) Memory Management
13 24 (5.41%) Unit Testing
13 24 (5.41%) Integration Testing
13 24 (5.41%) TDD
14 20 (4.50%) Embedded Software Development
15 16 (3.60%) OOP
16 14 (3.15%) Refactoring
16 14 (3.15%) Reverse Engineering
16 14 (3.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 208 (46.85%) C
2 138 (31.08%) Java
3 121 (27.25%) Python
4 102 (22.97%) C#
5 76 (17.12%) SQL
6 74 (16.67%) Perl
7 52 (11.71%) JavaScript
8 41 (9.23%) Shell Script
9 32 (7.21%) Embedded C++
10 28 (6.31%) Embedded C
10 28 (6.31%) Bash Shell
11 20 (4.50%) Objective-C
12 17 (3.83%) PHP
13 15 (3.38%) MATLAB
14 13 (2.93%) Ruby
15 11 (2.48%) VC++
16 9 (2.03%) VB
17 8 (1.80%) Korn
18 7 (1.58%) Ada
19 6 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 123 (27.70%) Security Cleared
2 97 (21.85%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.43%) Degree
4 17 (3.83%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.48%) VCP4
5 11 (2.48%) PhD
6 6 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.90%) ISEB
8 2 (0.45%) HND
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MCITP
9 1 (0.23%) MCTS
9 1 (0.23%) CCNP
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.50%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) TickIT
2 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.45%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
System Software
1 26 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.70%) Sendmail
3 8 (1.80%) Samba
3 8 (1.80%) Xen
4 6 (1.35%) GPFS
5 5 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (1.13%) Firmware
6 4 (0.90%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.45%) NFS
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.70%) MIMEsweeper
1 12 (2.70%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (1.35%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.13%) Control-M
4 4 (0.90%) SCOM
4 4 (0.90%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.90%) SCSM
5 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (0.45%) YaST
5 2 (0.45%) SELinux
6 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.33%) Oracle
3 36 (8.11%) VMware
4 16 (3.60%) Cisco
5 14 (3.15%) Red Hat
5 14 (3.15%) Juniper
6 12 (2.70%) Websense
6 12 (2.70%) McAfee
6 12 (2.70%) Hitachi
6 12 (2.70%) NetApp
6 12 (2.70%) Veritas
6 12 (2.70%) Blue Coat
7 11 (2.48%) Sybase
8 9 (2.03%) IBM
9 7 (1.58%) HP
10 6 (1.35%) Compaq
10 6 (1.35%) EMC
10 6 (1.35%) Twitter
11 5 (1.13%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.90%) Google
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