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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 69 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 235 205 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.75% 2.21% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.12% 6.57% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 101 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 34
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.75 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £45.35 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.17 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +8.10%
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
2893 3119 2734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.82% 33.55% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1754 1436
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 109 126
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £15.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 94 £300 -9.77% 31
Surrey -3 31 £375 -1.31% 38
Berkshire +1 27 £350 -12.50% 40
Oxfordshire +16 26 £475 +46.15% 22
Buckinghamshire +17 24 £438 +14.75% 10
Middlesex +12 24 £350 +3.70%
East Sussex +8 5 £375 +7.14% 9
West Sussex +4 4 - - 11
Kent -7 1 £250 - 4
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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++.

1 231 (48.53%) Linux
2 224 (47.06%) C
3 213 (44.75%) Software Engineering
4 142 (29.83%) Python
5 136 (28.57%) Windows
6 135 (28.36%) Java
7 115 (24.16%) SQL
7 115 (24.16%) Unix
8 114 (23.95%) Multithreading
9 112 (23.53%) Security Cleared
10 105 (22.06%) OO
11 103 (21.64%) C#
12 98 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
13 87 (18.28%) SC Cleared
14 82 (17.23%) OOD
15 79 (16.60%) .NET
16 77 (16.18%) UML
17 67 (14.08%) Subversion
18 61 (12.82%) Configuration Management
19 59 (12.39%) Scrum
19 59 (12.39%) GoogleTest
20 58 (12.18%) NUnit
21 57 (11.97%) Unit Testing
22 56 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
23 55 (11.55%) Perl
24 53 (11.13%) Degree
24 53 (11.13%) Memory Management
25 51 (10.71%) Oracle
25 51 (10.71%) SQL Server
26 50 (10.50%) STL

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (4.83%) Node.js
2 16 (3.36%) CICS
3 13 (2.73%) SAS
4 12 (2.52%) MQSeries
5 8 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.05%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.84%) IIS
9 3 (0.63%) JBoss
10 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.42%) Apache
10 2 (0.42%) CMS
10 2 (0.42%) concrete5
10 2 (0.42%) Drupal
10 2 (0.42%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.42%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.42%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.84%) Simulink
3 3 (0.63%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS Project
4 2 (0.42%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.42%) GIMP
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
5 1 (0.21%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) AWD
2 1 (0.21%) BASE24
2 1 (0.21%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
2 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.84%) SaaS
3 2 (0.42%) MailChimp
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.51%) HTTP
2 23 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 22 (4.62%) DVB
4 13 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (2.10%) H.323
6 9 (1.89%) FTP
7 8 (1.68%) LTE
7 8 (1.68%) Network Security
7 8 (1.68%) UMTS
8 7 (1.47%) Diameter Protocol
8 7 (1.47%) GSM
8 7 (1.47%) Modbus
8 7 (1.47%) RANAP
8 7 (1.47%) RTP
8 7 (1.47%) Wireless
9 6 (1.26%) ATM
9 6 (1.26%) CTI
10 5 (1.05%) LDAP
10 5 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.63%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.88%) Big Data
3 17 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.73%) HPCC
5 12 (2.52%) Easytrieve
6 10 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.89%) MySQL
7 9 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.26%) Ingres
10 6 (1.26%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.05%) MS Access
11 5 (1.05%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 67 (14.08%) Subversion
2 59 (12.39%) GoogleTest
3 58 (12.18%) NUnit
4 49 (10.29%) ClearCase
5 47 (9.87%) Git (software)
6 42 (8.82%) Ant
6 42 (8.82%) CppUnit
7 41 (8.61%) Visual Studio
8 28 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (4.83%) Jenkins
10 18 (3.78%) HP UFT
10 18 (3.78%) Selenium
11 16 (3.36%) Eclipse
12 11 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
12 11 (2.31%) WebDriver
13 10 (2.10%) JIRA
14 9 (1.89%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.68%) WiX
16 7 (1.47%) SpecFlow
16 7 (1.47%) Trac
General
1 30 (6.30%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.04%) Finance
3 23 (4.83%) Electronics
4 18 (3.78%) Military
5 11 (2.31%) Games
6 10 (2.10%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.89%) Legal
8 7 (1.47%) Marketing
9 5 (1.05%) Banking
10 4 (0.84%) Retail
11 3 (0.63%) Publishing
12 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Avionics
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (47.69%) Developer
2 138 (28.99%) Software Engineer
3 125 (26.26%) C++ Developer
4 74 (15.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 56 (11.76%) C Developer
6 54 (11.34%) Software Developer
7 37 (7.77%) Linux Engineer
8 36 (7.56%) Embedded Engineer
9 31 (6.51%) C Software Engineer
10 30 (6.30%) C++ Software Developer
10 30 (6.30%) SQL Developer
11 28 (5.88%) C# Developer
12 27 (5.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 26 (5.46%) C/C++ Developer
14 22 (4.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 22 (4.62%) Linux Developer
15 21 (4.41%) Unix Engineer
16 20 (4.20%) Architect
16 20 (4.20%) C++/C# Developer
16 20 (4.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (16.60%) .NET
2 50 (10.50%) STL
3 42 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 37 (7.77%) XML
5 29 (6.09%) HTML
6 27 (5.67%) REST
7 25 (5.25%) Qt
8 20 (4.20%) HTML5
9 17 (3.57%) ADO.NET
9 17 (3.57%) Middleware
9 17 (3.57%) Motif
10 14 (2.94%) WinForms
11 13 (2.73%) CSS
11 13 (2.73%) Twisted
12 12 (2.52%) ISPF
12 12 (2.52%) WCF
12 12 (2.52%) Web Services
13 9 (1.89%) SOAP
14 8 (1.68%) ASP.NET
14 8 (1.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.77%) Derivative
3 23 (4.83%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.83%) Embedded Systems
4 22 (4.62%) Device Driver
5 20 (4.20%) STB
6 17 (3.57%) DTV
6 17 (3.57%) Mathematics
7 15 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 15 (3.15%) MPEG
8 13 (2.73%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (1.47%) Statistics
11 6 (1.26%) User Experience
12 5 (1.05%) Physics
12 5 (1.05%) VHDL
13 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.84%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.84%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 231 (48.53%) Linux
2 136 (28.57%) Windows
3 115 (24.16%) Unix
4 23 (4.83%) Android
4 23 (4.83%) Embedded Linux
5 22 (4.62%) Windows 7
6 15 (3.15%) Apple iOS
6 15 (3.15%) Windows 8
7 14 (2.94%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.52%) zOS
9 7 (1.47%) Solaris
9 7 (1.47%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (1.47%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.05%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.84%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.63%) AIX
12 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.63%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (44.75%) Software Engineering
2 114 (23.95%) Multithreading
3 105 (22.06%) OO
4 98 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (17.23%) OOD
6 77 (16.18%) UML
7 61 (12.82%) Configuration Management
8 59 (12.39%) Scrum
9 57 (11.97%) Unit Testing
10 53 (11.13%) Memory Management
11 47 (9.87%) Integration Testing
12 44 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (9.03%) Project Management
14 40 (8.40%) Requirements Analysis
14 40 (8.40%) Use Case
15 39 (8.19%) System Integration Testing
16 38 (7.98%) TDD
17 27 (5.67%) SOA
18 25 (5.25%) Software Architecture
19 21 (4.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 224 (47.06%) C
2 142 (29.83%) Python
3 135 (28.36%) Java
4 115 (24.16%) SQL
5 103 (21.64%) C#
6 55 (11.55%) Perl
7 31 (6.51%) Embedded C
8 29 (6.09%) Embedded C++
8 29 (6.09%) JavaScript
8 29 (6.09%) PowerShell
9 28 (5.88%) VB
10 22 (4.62%) Bash Shell
11 21 (4.41%) VBScript
12 18 (3.78%) Objective-C
13 16 (3.36%) Assembly Language
13 16 (3.36%) COBOL
13 16 (3.36%) JCL
13 16 (3.36%) PHP
13 16 (3.36%) R
13 16 (3.36%) REXX
Qualifications
1 112 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 87 (18.28%) SC Cleared
3 53 (11.13%) Degree
4 18 (3.78%) ISEB
5 14 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.31%) ISEB Practitioner
7 9 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.05%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.42%) CEH
10 2 (0.42%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.42%) GIAC
10 2 (0.42%) OSCP
10 2 (0.42%) PhD
11 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.21%) EMC Certification
11 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.21%) MCSD
11 1 (0.21%) MCSE
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.89%) FedRAMP
2 7 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) JTAG
3 1 (0.21%) MISRA
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (3.57%) Firmware
2 4 (0.84%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.42%) zsh
5 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) GPFS
5 1 (0.21%) GridGain
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (1.05%) nmon
2 2 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) Nessus
2 2 (0.42%) Nmap
2 2 (0.42%) OpenVAS
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) Puppet
3 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (10.71%) Oracle
2 39 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.04%) HP
4 18 (3.78%) IBM
5 15 (3.15%) CA
6 5 (1.05%) Red Gate
7 4 (0.84%) Micro Focus
7 4 (0.84%) VMware
8 3 (0.63%) Cisco
8 3 (0.63%) EMC
9 2 (0.42%) Adobe
9 2 (0.42%) BMC
9 2 (0.42%) Cadence
9 2 (0.42%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.42%) MathWorks
9 2 (0.42%) Qualys
9 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.42%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.42%) Zend
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £40 to £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £35 - 45 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 26 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - 52 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago