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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 67 89 106
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +17
Contract jobs citing C++ 240 228 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.85% 2.34% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.89% 6.89% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 125 89
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 20
Median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £35.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.35 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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
3043 3308 2981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.18% 33.91% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1904 2094 1665
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 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 117 110
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £18.84 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Oxfordshire -1 50 £400 -3.03% 26
Hampshire -17 49 £400 +10.42% 29
Berkshire +11 37 £400 +11.88% 18
Middlesex +9 27 £350 -
Surrey +2 26 £400 +15.52% 36
West Sussex +15 19 £375 -6.25% 6
Buckinghamshire +16 11 £375 -11.76% 6
East Sussex +10 8 £325 +4.83% 5
Kent +7 7 £350 - 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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++.

1 189 (42.00%) C
2 179 (39.78%) Software Engineering
3 172 (38.22%) Linux
4 155 (34.44%) Java
5 142 (31.56%) C#
6 138 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
7 119 (26.44%) .NET
8 110 (24.44%) Windows
9 102 (22.67%) SQL
10 96 (21.33%) Python
11 91 (20.22%) Unix
12 86 (19.11%) Multithreading
13 79 (17.56%) Scrum
14 74 (16.44%) JavaScript
15 73 (16.22%) Oracle
16 70 (15.56%) Perl
16 70 (15.56%) Security Cleared
16 70 (15.56%) Degree
17 67 (14.89%) HTML
18 65 (14.44%) SC Cleared
19 64 (14.22%) OO
20 56 (12.44%) Microsoft
20 56 (12.44%) Computer Science
21 53 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
22 52 (11.56%) UML
23 50 (11.11%) Visual Studio
24 46 (10.22%) XML
24 46 (10.22%) Configuration Management
25 43 (9.56%) TDD
26 42 (9.33%) 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 18 (4.00%) Apache
2 15 (3.33%) Apache Solr
2 15 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.89%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.44%) CMS
5 9 (2.00%) Jetty
5 9 (2.00%) nginx
6 8 (1.78%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.78%) IIS
7 7 (1.56%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.89%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.67%) Confluence
9 3 (0.67%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.67%) JBoss
10 2 (0.44%) Drupal
10 2 (0.44%) SAS
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.78%) MS Project
4 6 (1.33%) Simulink
5 2 (0.44%) MS Office
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.11%) AWD
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.11%) PaaS
2 21 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (2.89%) Office 365
5 11 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.56%) SaaS
7 4 (0.89%) IaaS
8 3 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.44%) HTTP
2 29 (6.44%) TCP/IP
3 23 (5.11%) Internet
4 22 (4.89%) DVB
5 18 (4.00%) LAN
6 16 (3.56%) WAN
7 14 (3.11%) DHCP
7 14 (3.11%) DNS
8 11 (2.44%) LTE
9 8 (1.78%) Wireless
10 7 (1.56%) GSM
10 7 (1.56%) IPv6
10 7 (1.56%) Kerberos
10 7 (1.56%) PBX
10 7 (1.56%) RTP
10 7 (1.56%) SNMP
10 7 (1.56%) SSL
10 7 (1.56%) UMTS
10 7 (1.56%) VoIP
10 7 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.89%) NoSQL
3 30 (6.67%) MySQL
3 30 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 22 (4.89%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.78%) Big Data
5 17 (3.78%) RDBMS
6 12 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.44%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.22%) KDB
9 9 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.78%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.78%) HBase
11 7 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.56%) Apache Zeppelin
11 7 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (1.56%) Sqoop
12 6 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.89%) DB2
14 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 50 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 42 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 39 (8.67%) Subversion
4 34 (7.56%) Selenium
5 32 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (4.44%) ClearCase
7 19 (4.22%) HP UFT
7 19 (4.22%) Maven
7 19 (4.22%) SpecFlow
8 17 (3.78%) Jenkins
9 14 (3.11%) GoogleTest
9 14 (3.11%) NUnit
10 13 (2.89%) Eclipse
11 10 (2.22%) Ant
11 10 (2.22%) CppUnit
12 9 (2.00%) Gradle
13 8 (1.78%) GDB
14 7 (1.56%) GCC
14 7 (1.56%) Trac
15 6 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (4.89%) Finance
2 17 (3.78%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.11%) Military
4 11 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 10 (2.22%) Electronics
5 10 (2.22%) French Language
5 10 (2.22%) Front Office
5 10 (2.22%) German Language
5 10 (2.22%) Italian Language
5 10 (2.22%) Marketing
5 10 (2.22%) Spanish Language
6 9 (2.00%) Automotive
7 7 (1.56%) Back Office
8 6 (1.33%) Publishing
9 4 (0.89%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 201 (44.67%) Developer
2 118 (26.22%) Software Engineer
3 104 (23.11%) C++ Developer
4 59 (13.11%) C++ Software Engineer
5 45 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 36 (8.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 30 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 28 (6.22%) C# Developer
8 28 (6.22%) Java Developer
8 28 (6.22%) Tester
9 27 (6.00%) Embedded Engineer
9 27 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
10 24 (5.33%) Architect
11 22 (4.89%) Automation Tester
11 22 (4.89%) Support Engineer
12 21 (4.67%) C Developer
12 21 (4.67%) Linux Developer
13 20 (4.44%) .NET Developer
13 20 (4.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 19 (4.22%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (26.44%) .NET
2 67 (14.89%) HTML
3 46 (10.22%) XML
4 41 (9.11%) Web Services
5 34 (7.56%) STL
6 33 (7.33%) CSS
7 30 (6.67%) HTML5
8 27 (6.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 27 (6.00%) Node.js
9 23 (5.11%) ASP.NET
10 19 (4.22%) MFC
11 18 (4.00%) .NET Framework
11 18 (4.00%) AngularJS
12 17 (3.78%) REST
13 15 (3.33%) XSLT
14 14 (3.11%) RESTful
15 12 (2.67%) Spring
15 12 (2.67%) WPF
16 11 (2.44%) MAPI
17 10 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.44%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (4.22%) STB
5 16 (3.56%) Algorithms
6 15 (3.33%) MPEG
7 14 (3.11%) Digital TV
7 14 (3.11%) Visualisation
8 13 (2.89%) Derivative
8 13 (2.89%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.89%) Statistics
9 12 (2.67%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.22%) Hedge funds
10 10 (2.22%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (1.56%) Grid Computing
12 6 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.11%) e-Learning
13 5 (1.11%) Public Cloud
13 5 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 172 (38.22%) Linux
2 110 (24.44%) Windows
3 91 (20.22%) Unix
4 17 (3.78%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.44%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.00%) Android
7 8 (1.78%) CentOS
8 6 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.89%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.89%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.89%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.67%) Solaris
11 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.44%) AIX
12 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (39.78%) Software Engineering
2 138 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (19.11%) Multithreading
4 79 (17.56%) Scrum
5 64 (14.22%) OO
6 53 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (11.56%) UML
8 46 (10.22%) Configuration Management
9 43 (9.56%) TDD
10 34 (7.56%) Memory Management
10 34 (7.56%) Open Source
11 30 (6.67%) Migration
11 30 (6.67%) User Stories
12 29 (6.44%) OOD
12 29 (6.44%) Unit Testing
13 27 (6.00%) SDLC
14 26 (5.78%) Software Testing
14 26 (5.78%) Test Scripting
15 24 (5.33%) Web Development
16 23 (5.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 189 (42.00%) C
2 155 (34.44%) Java
3 142 (31.56%) C#
4 102 (22.67%) SQL
5 96 (21.33%) Python
6 74 (16.44%) JavaScript
7 70 (15.56%) Perl
8 35 (7.78%) VBScript
9 34 (7.56%) PHP
10 33 (7.33%) VB
11 32 (7.11%) Embedded C++
12 28 (6.22%) VB.NET
13 27 (6.00%) Bash Shell
14 26 (5.78%) PowerShell
15 25 (5.56%) Embedded C
16 23 (5.11%) Ruby
17 21 (4.67%) Scala
18 16 (3.56%) F#
19 14 (3.11%) Shell Script
20 12 (2.67%) Ada
Qualifications
1 70 (15.56%) Degree
1 70 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 65 (14.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.11%) DV Cleared
3 5 (1.11%) ISEB
3 5 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.67%) MCSE
5 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.44%) PhD
5 2 (0.44%) RHCA
5 2 (0.44%) SANS
6 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.22%) GPEN
6 1 (0.22%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.22%) GXPN
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.22%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.67%) SLA
2 10 (2.22%) QA
3 3 (0.67%) MISRA
4 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.44%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.56%) Apache Flume
2 7 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (1.56%) Docker
2 7 (1.56%) HDFS
2 7 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.11%) Firmware
5 4 (0.89%) vSphere
6 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.44%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.44%) XenServer
7 1 (0.22%) GPFS
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (1.56%) Ambari
1 7 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
1 7 (1.56%) Oozie
2 4 (0.89%) Puppet
3 3 (0.67%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.44%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.44%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (0.44%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.44%) SCCM
4 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.44%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.44%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.22%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.22%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.22%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 73 (16.22%) Oracle
2 56 (12.44%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.22%) Google
4 17 (3.78%) Cisco
4 17 (3.78%) HP
5 10 (2.22%) IBM
6 7 (1.56%) Hortonworks
6 7 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.56%) Teradata
6 7 (1.56%) VMware
7 6 (1.33%) Perforce
8 5 (1.11%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.89%) Capita
9 4 (0.89%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.67%) Anite
10 3 (0.67%) Citrix
10 3 (0.67%) QNX
10 3 (0.67%) Telelogic
11 2 (0.44%) Juniper
11 2 (0.44%) NetApp
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
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Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
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Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £60,000 per annum
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IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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