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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 104 51 83
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +32
Contract jobs citing C++ 150 278 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.64% 3.14% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.99% 8.93% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 126 86
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £228 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 52
Average hourly rate £37.04 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
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
3006 3114 3158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.86% 35.20% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1658 1633 1539
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £226 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 147 190
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 -35 47 £350 - 22
Surrey -19 38 £405 +35.00% 34
Berkshire -13 29 £400 +23.07% 27
Buckinghamshire +6 13 £320 -28.88% 3
East Sussex -5 9 £240 - 4
Middlesex -9 6 £350 +12.90% 6
Kent - 4 £550 - 4
Oxfordshire -12 2 £328 -12.66% 16
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 14
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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++.

1 151 (43.02%) Linux
2 149 (42.45%) C
3 131 (37.32%) Java
4 107 (30.48%) Software Engineering
5 86 (24.50%) C#
5 86 (24.50%) Windows
6 58 (16.52%) OO
7 55 (15.67%) .NET
8 54 (15.38%) UNIX
9 50 (14.25%) Multithreading
10 45 (12.82%) Security Cleared
11 44 (12.54%) Python
12 41 (11.68%) UML
13 40 (11.40%) Perl
14 39 (11.11%) SQL
15 36 (10.26%) XML
16 33 (9.40%) Embedded Systems
17 30 (8.55%) Scrum
18 29 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (7.98%) JavaScript
19 28 (7.98%) OOD
20 26 (7.41%) Subversion
21 25 (7.12%) SC Cleared
21 25 (7.12%) Degree
22 24 (6.84%) HTML
23 23 (6.55%) Oracle
23 23 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
24 22 (6.27%) SQL Server
24 22 (6.27%) Visual Studio
25 21 (5.98%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (3.13%) Apache
2 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.85%) Apache Pig
3 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.85%) IIS
4 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.57%) FileNet
4 2 (0.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.28%) Node.js
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.71%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) Simulink
4 1 (0.28%) Maya
4 1 (0.28%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) AWD
2 1 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.28%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.57%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) PaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Force.com
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.99%) SAN
2 13 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.42%) HTTP
4 11 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (2.85%) VoIP
6 9 (2.56%) DNS
7 8 (2.28%) DHCP
8 7 (1.99%) DVB
8 7 (1.99%) LTE
9 6 (1.71%) Internet
10 5 (1.42%) 3G
10 5 (1.42%) RTP
10 5 (1.42%) SSL
10 5 (1.42%) Firewall
10 5 (1.42%) Wireless
10 5 (1.42%) ATM
10 5 (1.42%) ISDN
10 5 (1.42%) SNMP
10 5 (1.42%) 2G
11 4 (1.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.98%) MySQL
3 8 (2.28%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.71%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.42%) Big Data
7 4 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.85%) DB2
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.85%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (7.41%) Subversion
2 22 (6.27%) Visual Studio
3 15 (4.27%) Eclipse
4 9 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.56%) Rational Rhapsody
5 8 (2.28%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.28%) Selenium
5 8 (2.28%) NetBeans
6 7 (1.99%) JIRA
7 6 (1.71%) JUnit
8 5 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.42%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.14%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (1.14%) Hudson
9 4 (1.14%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.14%) AppScan
10 3 (0.85%) Introscope
10 3 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 20 (5.70%) Electronics
1 20 (5.70%) Games
2 19 (5.41%) Retail
2 19 (5.41%) Finance
3 13 (3.70%) Aerospace
3 13 (3.70%) Military
4 11 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.28%) Back Office
6 5 (1.42%) Automotive
6 5 (1.42%) Marketing
7 4 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.57%) Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 148 (42.17%) Developer
2 101 (28.77%) Software Engineer
3 71 (20.23%) C++ Developer
4 18 (5.13%) Software Developer
5 17 (4.84%) C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (4.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 15 (4.27%) Test Engineer
7 13 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (3.42%) Development Engineer
9 11 (3.13%) Consultant
9 11 (3.13%) Programmer
10 10 (2.85%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.28%) Architect
11 8 (2.28%) Change Consultant
11 8 (2.28%) C Developer
12 7 (1.99%) Android Developer
12 7 (1.99%) Software Test Engineer
12 7 (1.99%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (1.71%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (15.67%) .NET
2 36 (10.26%) XML
3 24 (6.84%) HTML
4 21 (5.98%) STL
5 17 (4.84%) CSS
6 14 (3.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (3.13%) Middleware
7 11 (3.13%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.85%) jQuery
9 9 (2.56%) Ajax
9 9 (2.56%) HTML5
9 9 (2.56%) REST
10 8 (2.28%) XSLT
11 7 (1.99%) JSON
12 6 (1.71%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.71%) LAMP
12 6 (1.71%) Qt
12 6 (1.71%) Web Services
12 6 (1.71%) OpenGL
13 5 (1.42%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.40%) Embedded Systems
2 20 (5.70%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.84%) Mathematics
3 17 (4.84%) Device Driver
4 12 (3.42%) Open Source
5 11 (3.13%) DTV
6 10 (2.85%) Physics
7 8 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.28%) IPTV
8 6 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (1.42%) HACMP
9 5 (1.42%) Clustering
9 5 (1.42%) PKI
10 4 (1.14%) iPhone
10 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.14%) Xbox
10 4 (1.14%) VHDL
10 4 (1.14%) STB
10 4 (1.14%) Firmware
10 4 (1.14%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 151 (43.02%) Linux
2 86 (24.50%) Windows
3 54 (15.38%) UNIX
4 17 (4.84%) AIX
4 17 (4.84%) Embedded Linux
5 16 (4.56%) Android
6 12 (3.42%) Solaris
7 10 (2.85%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.71%) HPUX
10 5 (1.42%) NetWare
10 5 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.14%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.85%) Debian
12 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.57%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.57%) CentOS
13 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.28%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (30.48%) Software Engineering
2 58 (16.52%) OO
3 50 (14.25%) Multithreading
4 41 (11.68%) UML
5 30 (8.55%) Scrum
6 29 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (7.98%) OOD
8 23 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (4.84%) Unit Testing
9 17 (4.84%) Information Security
10 15 (4.27%) Software Testing
11 14 (3.99%) Configuration Management
11 14 (3.99%) OOP
12 13 (3.70%) Validation
13 12 (3.42%) Automation Testing
14 11 (3.13%) Embedded Software Development
14 11 (3.13%) TDD
14 11 (3.13%) MVC
14 11 (3.13%) Automated Testing
15 10 (2.85%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (42.45%) C
2 131 (37.32%) Java
3 86 (24.50%) C#
4 44 (12.54%) Python
5 40 (11.40%) Perl
6 39 (11.11%) SQL
7 28 (7.98%) JavaScript
8 21 (5.98%) Shell Script
9 16 (4.56%) Bash Shell
9 16 (4.56%) PHP
10 14 (3.99%) Embedded C
10 14 (3.99%) Embedded C++
11 11 (3.13%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.85%) Ruby
12 10 (2.85%) VB
13 9 (2.56%) Korn
14 7 (1.99%) Assembly Language
14 7 (1.99%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.71%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.14%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 45 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.12%) Degree
2 25 (7.12%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.99%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.99%) MCTS
3 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.71%) MCSE
5 5 (1.42%) PhD
5 5 (1.42%) CCNA
5 5 (1.42%) ISEB
5 5 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.42%) CCVP
6 4 (1.14%) CISSP
6 4 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
8 1 (0.28%) MCSD
8 1 (0.28%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.13%) QA
2 5 (1.42%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) TickIT
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) JTAG
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 7 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.42%) GPFS
3 2 (0.57%) NFS
3 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.57%) Xen
3 2 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (1.99%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.85%) nmon
3 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.57%) Puppet
3 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (6.55%) Oracle
2 21 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.70%) VMware
4 11 (3.13%) IBM
5 10 (2.85%) Cisco
5 10 (2.85%) Veritas
6 9 (2.56%) Perforce
7 7 (1.99%) EMC
8 6 (1.71%) HP
8 6 (1.71%) Hitachi
9 5 (1.42%) Compaq
10 4 (1.14%) Ericsson
10 4 (1.14%) Nortel
10 4 (1.14%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.14%) Huawei
10 4 (1.14%) Zend
10 4 (1.14%) Nokia
10 4 (1.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (1.14%) Talend
11 3 (0.85%) Intel
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £36 - £37 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £0 to £60 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £20 to £24 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Thame
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 16 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 23 days ago