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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 95 68 121
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +53
Contract jobs citing C++ 184 225 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.88% 2.68% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.74% 7.59% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 96 43
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£335 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £168 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 32
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £27.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £48.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
3206 2966 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.81% 35.33% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1860 1633 1419
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 114 161
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 20 November 2014.

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 20 November 2014.

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 20 November 2014. 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 -24 47 £305 -12.94% 34
Surrey -17 37 £350 +8.10% 55
Berkshire -26 30 £375 +28.20% 23
Buckinghamshire -1 24 £328 -14.93% 7
Middlesex +13 12 £350 -36.36% 7
Oxfordshire -30 12 £310 -17.33% 21
East Sussex -1 7 £350 +40.00% 4
Kent +3 4 £200 - 2
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 9
Home Counties - - - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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++.

1 159 (46.09%) C
2 144 (41.74%) Linux
3 123 (35.65%) Java
4 122 (35.36%) Software Engineering
5 91 (26.38%) UNIX
6 88 (25.51%) Python
7 82 (23.77%) C#
8 74 (21.45%) Windows
9 72 (20.87%) Security Cleared
10 69 (20.00%) OO
11 66 (19.13%) SQL
12 59 (17.10%) Perl
13 50 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (14.20%) SC Cleared
15 48 (13.91%) Subversion
15 48 (13.91%) UML
16 45 (13.04%) .NET
17 44 (12.75%) JavaScript
18 43 (12.46%) Multithreading
19 41 (11.88%) OOD
20 37 (10.72%) XML
20 37 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (10.14%) HTML
21 35 (10.14%) Microsoft
22 34 (9.86%) Configuration Management
23 30 (8.70%) Computer Science
24 29 (8.41%) MS Excel
25 28 (8.12%) ClearCase
25 28 (8.12%) Degree
26 27 (7.83%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 12 (3.48%) Apache
2 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.58%) Confluence
2 2 (0.58%) IIS
2 2 (0.58%) JBoss
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.29%) Node.js
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.32%) MS Office
4 3 (0.87%) Simulink
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.29%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.29%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.74%) PaaS
3 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.80%) SAN
2 16 (4.64%) Firewall
3 15 (4.35%) DNS
4 14 (4.06%) 3G
5 13 (3.77%) LTE
6 11 (3.19%) DVB
7 10 (2.90%) SSL
8 9 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (2.32%) Network Security
9 8 (2.32%) TCP/IP
9 8 (2.32%) VPN
9 8 (2.32%) Ethernet
9 8 (2.32%) LDAP
9 8 (2.32%) 2G
10 7 (2.03%) VoIP
10 7 (2.03%) WAN
10 7 (2.03%) LAN
10 7 (2.03%) NAS
11 6 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.74%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.09%) MySQL
2 20 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.06%) Ingres
5 13 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 11 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.87%) Big Data
9 3 (0.87%) OLTP
9 3 (0.87%) SQLite
10 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.29%) DB2
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 48 (13.91%) Subversion
2 28 (8.12%) ClearCase
3 24 (6.96%) CppUnit
4 20 (5.80%) NUnit
4 20 (5.80%) GoogleTest
5 18 (5.22%) Ant
5 18 (5.22%) Visual Studio
6 17 (4.93%) CruiseControl
6 17 (4.93%) ClearQuest
7 14 (4.06%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.48%) Eclipse
9 8 (2.32%) JIRA
10 7 (2.03%) Selenium
10 7 (2.03%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (1.74%) Rational Rose
12 5 (1.45%) JUnit
12 5 (1.45%) NetBeans
12 5 (1.45%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.45%) MSTest
12 5 (1.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 23 (6.67%) Finance
2 21 (6.09%) Electronics
3 19 (5.51%) Games
4 13 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.90%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.74%) Automotive
6 6 (1.74%) Military
6 6 (1.74%) Retail
7 5 (1.45%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.16%) Marketing
9 3 (0.87%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 155 (44.93%) Developer
2 104 (30.14%) Software Engineer
3 54 (15.65%) C++ Developer
4 40 (11.59%) Software Developer
5 15 (4.35%) Development Engineer
6 13 (3.77%) Java Developer
7 12 (3.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 12 (3.48%) Architect
8 10 (2.90%) Web Developer
8 10 (2.90%) Test Engineer
9 9 (2.61%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (2.61%) Software Development Engineer
9 9 (2.61%) C Developer
10 7 (2.03%) UI Developer
10 7 (2.03%) Computer Engineer
10 7 (2.03%) UI Programmer
10 7 (2.03%) Programmer
10 7 (2.03%) Consultant
11 6 (1.74%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (1.74%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.04%) .NET
2 37 (10.72%) XML
3 35 (10.14%) HTML
4 23 (6.67%) CSS
5 21 (6.09%) STL
6 18 (5.22%) REST
7 17 (4.93%) Motif
7 17 (4.93%) Ajax
7 17 (4.93%) wxWidgets
8 13 (3.77%) Middleware
8 13 (3.77%) JSON
9 12 (3.48%) SOAP
9 12 (3.48%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.19%) jQuery
10 11 (3.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 11 (3.19%) HTML5
11 10 (2.90%) OpenGL
12 8 (2.32%) Qt
12 8 (2.32%) .NET Framework
13 7 (2.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.38%) Mathematics
4 16 (4.64%) Open Source
5 15 (4.35%) Physics
6 14 (4.06%) Device Driver
6 14 (4.06%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (2.90%) DTV
8 8 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.32%) IPTV
8 8 (2.32%) User Experience
8 8 (2.32%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.03%) Derivative
10 6 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (1.45%) Clustering
11 5 (1.45%) MPEG
11 5 (1.45%) STB
12 4 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.16%) VHDL
12 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 144 (41.74%) Linux
2 91 (26.38%) UNIX
3 74 (21.45%) Windows
4 20 (5.80%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (4.06%) Solaris
6 11 (3.19%) Android
7 9 (2.61%) AIX
8 8 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.74%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.45%) HPUX
10 5 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.87%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.87%) CentOS
11 3 (0.87%) NetWare
12 2 (0.58%) SUSE
12 2 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.29%) SELinux
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.29%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (35.36%) Software Engineering
2 69 (20.00%) OO
3 50 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (13.91%) UML
5 43 (12.46%) Multithreading
6 41 (11.88%) OOD
7 34 (9.86%) Configuration Management
8 26 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (6.38%) Embedded Software Development
10 20 (5.80%) Project Management
11 18 (5.22%) Scrum
12 16 (4.64%) MVC
12 16 (4.64%) Automated Testing
12 16 (4.64%) Use Case
13 15 (4.35%) Web Development
14 14 (4.06%) OOP
15 13 (3.77%) Integration Testing
16 11 (3.19%) Unit Testing
17 10 (2.90%) Software Testing
17 10 (2.90%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (46.09%) C
2 123 (35.65%) Java
3 88 (25.51%) Python
4 82 (23.77%) C#
5 66 (19.13%) SQL
6 59 (17.10%) Perl
7 44 (12.75%) JavaScript
8 27 (7.83%) Shell Script
8 27 (7.83%) Bash Shell
9 21 (6.09%) Embedded C++
10 19 (5.51%) PHP
10 19 (5.51%) Embedded C
11 13 (3.77%) Ruby
12 12 (3.48%) MATLAB
13 9 (2.61%) Korn
14 8 (2.32%) VC++
15 6 (1.74%) Assembly Language
15 6 (1.74%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.45%) VBScript
16 5 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (20.87%) Security Cleared
2 49 (14.20%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.12%) Degree
4 15 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.61%) PhD
6 6 (1.74%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.45%) ISEB
8 2 (0.58%) CISSP
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.58%) MCTS
8 2 (0.58%) MCITP
9 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CCNP
9 1 (0.29%) HND
9 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.80%) QA
2 5 (1.45%) TickIT
3 4 (1.16%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) JTAG
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.29%) DO-178B
System Software
1 20 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.03%) Xen
3 6 (1.74%) Sendmail
4 5 (1.45%) Firmware
5 4 (1.16%) NFS
6 3 (0.87%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.87%) GPFS
7 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (1.74%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (1.74%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (0.87%) SCOM
2 3 (0.87%) Puppet
2 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.87%) SCOrch
2 3 (0.87%) SCSM
2 3 (0.87%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.58%) YaST
3 2 (0.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 35 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.83%) VMware
3 26 (7.54%) Oracle
4 12 (3.48%) Cisco
5 10 (2.90%) Hitachi
5 10 (2.90%) Veritas
6 9 (2.61%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.32%) Juniper
8 6 (1.74%) Ericsson
8 6 (1.74%) Nortel
8 6 (1.74%) IBM
8 6 (1.74%) NetApp
8 6 (1.74%) McAfee
8 6 (1.74%) Websense
8 6 (1.74%) Blue Coat
8 6 (1.74%) Google
8 6 (1.74%) Huawei
8 6 (1.74%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (1.45%) Zend
9 5 (1.45%) Business Objects
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £12.82 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 11 hours ago
Witney
Krooter
Rate: Market related
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £36 - £40 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Real Staffing
Rate: £36 - £37 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago