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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 94 64 81
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +17
Contract jobs citing C++ 206 257 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.25% 2.76% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.57% 8.31% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 143 84
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 35
Median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £36.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.25 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -0.63%
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
3135 3091 2902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.22% 33.20% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 1904 1630
Median daily rate £400 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 86 107
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £47.79 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Berkshire -12 41 £375 +7.14% 31
Hampshire -31 41 £385 +16.66% 32
Surrey -1 37 £425 +2.10% 46
Oxfordshire +19 34 £450 +38.46% 16
Middlesex +7 23 £350 +16.66% 1
West Sussex -22 13 £353 +28.18% 7
Buckinghamshire +8 11 £340 -30.78% 6
East Sussex -7 2 £420 +40.00% 5
Kent -19 2 £413 - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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++.

1 214 (50.12%) C
2 203 (47.54%) Linux
3 189 (44.26%) Software Engineering
4 124 (29.04%) Java
5 119 (27.87%) Python
6 113 (26.46%) Windows
7 109 (25.53%) C#
8 104 (24.36%) SQL
9 97 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
10 93 (21.78%) Unix
11 90 (21.08%) Multithreading
12 81 (18.97%) .NET
13 79 (18.50%) OO
14 68 (15.93%) Security Cleared
15 67 (15.69%) HTML
16 66 (15.46%) Perl
17 60 (14.05%) Scrum
17 60 (14.05%) Degree
18 56 (13.11%) Subversion
18 56 (13.11%) HTTP
19 54 (12.65%) Oracle
20 51 (11.94%) SC Cleared
21 50 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
22 49 (11.48%) Memory Management
22 49 (11.48%) UML
23 47 (11.01%) XML
24 46 (10.77%) JavaScript
24 46 (10.77%) Computer Science
24 46 (10.77%) TDD
25 45 (10.54%) Git (software)

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 40 (9.37%) Node.js
2 15 (3.51%) SAS
3 13 (3.04%) CMS
4 8 (1.87%) IIS
5 7 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.41%) CICS
6 6 (1.41%) MQSeries
6 6 (1.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.17%) JBoss
8 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.70%) Drupal
9 3 (0.70%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.70%) WordPress
10 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.47%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.47%) concrete5
10 2 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 30 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.17%) MS Project
3 2 (0.47%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.47%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.47%) GIMP
3 2 (0.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.47%) Weka
4 1 (0.23%) Simulink
4 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.11%) SaaS
4 6 (1.41%) Office 365
5 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.47%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (13.11%) HTTP
2 38 (8.90%) DVB
3 25 (5.85%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.04%) Internet
5 12 (2.81%) IPsec
5 12 (2.81%) VPN
6 11 (2.58%) DHCP
6 11 (2.58%) DNS
6 11 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (2.58%) Wireless
7 10 (2.34%) BGP
7 10 (2.34%) IPv6
7 10 (2.34%) Software-Defined Networking
8 9 (2.11%) Diameter Protocol
8 9 (2.11%) GSM
8 9 (2.11%) LTE
8 9 (2.11%) RANAP
8 9 (2.11%) RTP
8 9 (2.11%) UMTS
9 8 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.03%) NoSQL
2 27 (6.32%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.15%) Big Data
4 14 (3.28%) Hadoop
4 14 (3.28%) HPCC
4 14 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.58%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.41%) Easytrieve
10 6 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.17%) Datazen
11 5 (1.17%) KDB
11 5 (1.17%) MySQL
11 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.94%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 56 (13.11%) Subversion
2 45 (10.54%) Git (software)
3 41 (9.60%) ClearCase
4 40 (9.37%) GoogleTest
5 37 (8.67%) NUnit
6 33 (7.73%) Visual Studio
7 31 (7.26%) Ant
8 30 (7.03%) CppUnit
9 13 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (2.58%) Trac
11 7 (1.64%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.64%) Maven
11 7 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.64%) WiX
11 7 (1.64%) Xcode
12 6 (1.41%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (1.41%) Selenium
13 5 (1.17%) JIRA
13 5 (1.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 40 (9.37%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.22%) Marketing
3 16 (3.75%) Finance
4 11 (2.58%) Electronics
5 9 (2.11%) Legal
6 8 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.64%) Back Office
8 6 (1.41%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.41%) Military
9 5 (1.17%) French Language
9 5 (1.17%) Front Office
9 5 (1.17%) German Language
9 5 (1.17%) Italian Language
9 5 (1.17%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.94%) Automotive
10 4 (0.94%) Banking
10 4 (0.94%) Law
10 4 (0.94%) Retail
11 3 (0.70%) Avionics
12 2 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 177 (41.45%) Developer
2 136 (31.85%) Software Engineer
3 92 (21.55%) C++ Developer
4 71 (16.63%) C++ Software Engineer
5 41 (9.60%) Software Developer
6 40 (9.37%) C Developer
7 37 (8.67%) Embedded Engineer
8 36 (8.43%) Linux Engineer
9 30 (7.03%) C++ Software Developer
10 29 (6.79%) SQL Developer
11 26 (6.09%) Embedded C Engineer
12 24 (5.62%) Linux Developer
12 24 (5.62%) Unix Engineer
13 23 (5.39%) C Software Engineer
13 23 (5.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 23 (5.39%) Support Engineer
14 22 (5.15%) C/C++ Developer
14 22 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
14 22 (5.15%) Unix Developer
14 22 (5.15%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (18.97%) .NET
2 67 (15.69%) HTML
3 47 (11.01%) XML
4 40 (9.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 39 (9.13%) STL
6 38 (8.90%) CSS
7 33 (7.73%) HTML5
8 28 (6.56%) REST
9 18 (4.22%) .NET Framework
9 18 (4.22%) Web Services
10 16 (3.75%) Middleware
11 11 (2.58%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.58%) XSLT
12 9 (2.11%) AngularJS
12 9 (2.11%) MFC
13 8 (1.87%) Entity Framework
13 8 (1.87%) jQuery
14 7 (1.64%) Qt
15 6 (1.41%) ISPF
15 6 (1.41%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 36 (8.43%) Embedded Systems
3 36 (8.43%) STB
4 28 (6.56%) DTV
4 28 (6.56%) MPEG
5 25 (5.85%) Derivative
6 19 (4.45%) Algorithms
7 13 (3.04%) Statistics
8 12 (2.81%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.34%) Device Driver
9 10 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.34%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.87%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.41%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.17%) e-Learning
12 5 (1.17%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.17%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 203 (47.54%) Linux
2 113 (26.46%) Windows
3 93 (21.78%) Unix
4 25 (5.85%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.81%) Android
5 12 (2.81%) Ubuntu
6 11 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.34%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (2.11%) Apple iOS
8 9 (2.11%) Solaris
8 9 (2.11%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.41%) zOS
10 5 (1.17%) AIX
10 5 (1.17%) VxWorks
10 5 (1.17%) Windows CE
11 4 (0.94%) CentOS
11 4 (0.94%) HPUX
11 4 (0.94%) NetWare
11 4 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (44.26%) Software Engineering
2 97 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (21.08%) Multithreading
4 79 (18.50%) OO
5 60 (14.05%) Scrum
6 49 (11.48%) Memory Management
6 49 (11.48%) UML
7 46 (10.77%) TDD
8 44 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (10.07%) Configuration Management
10 41 (9.60%) OOD
10 41 (9.60%) Unit Testing
11 39 (9.13%) Project Management
12 38 (8.90%) SOA
12 38 (8.90%) Software Architecture
13 31 (7.26%) Integration Testing
13 31 (7.26%) Mentoring
13 31 (7.26%) User Stories
14 30 (7.03%) Use Case
15 27 (6.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 214 (50.12%) C
2 124 (29.04%) Java
3 119 (27.87%) Python
4 109 (25.53%) C#
5 104 (24.36%) SQL
6 66 (15.46%) Perl
7 46 (10.77%) JavaScript
8 35 (8.20%) Embedded C
9 32 (7.49%) Bash Shell
9 32 (7.49%) Embedded C++
9 32 (7.49%) PHP
10 27 (6.32%) PowerShell
10 27 (6.32%) VBScript
11 23 (5.39%) Ruby
11 23 (5.39%) VB
12 22 (5.15%) R
13 19 (4.45%) VB.NET
14 14 (3.28%) Shell Script
15 13 (3.04%) T-SQL
16 11 (2.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 68 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 60 (14.05%) Degree
3 51 (11.94%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.04%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.34%) MCSE
5 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.11%) MCSD
7 6 (1.41%) MCSA
8 5 (1.17%) ISEB
9 4 (0.94%) CEH
9 4 (0.94%) GIAC
9 4 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.94%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.47%) CISA
11 2 (0.47%) CISM
11 2 (0.47%) CISSP
11 2 (0.47%) CRISC
11 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.47%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.41%) QA
1 6 (1.41%) SLA
2 3 (0.70%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.47%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.47%) MISRA
4 1 (0.23%) JTAG
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.81%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.64%) Firmware
3 5 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.94%) GPFS
4 4 (0.94%) XenServer
5 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.47%) Docker
5 2 (0.47%) GridGain
5 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.47%) Xen
5 2 (0.47%) zsh
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.94%) Nessus
3 3 (0.70%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.70%) nmon
4 2 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.47%) Nmap
4 2 (0.47%) OpenVAS
4 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.47%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.47%) Puppet
4 2 (0.47%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.47%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.23%) Scalr
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (12.65%) Oracle
2 37 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.45%) IBM
4 12 (2.81%) HP
4 12 (2.81%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.58%) VMware
6 7 (1.64%) Telelogic
7 6 (1.41%) CA
7 6 (1.41%) Google
7 6 (1.41%) QNX
7 6 (1.41%) RedGate
8 4 (0.94%) Perforce
8 4 (0.94%) Veritas
9 3 (0.70%) Citrix
9 3 (0.70%) EMC
9 3 (0.70%) Remedy
9 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.47%) Qualys
10 2 (0.47%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.47%) Zend
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