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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 82 97 69
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -28
Contract jobs citing C++ 235 156 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.47% 1.70% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.11% 5.34% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 74 104
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £212 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 32
Average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £32.50 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.75 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
3304 2920 2904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.77% 31.81% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2098 1599 1495
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 97 148
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.57 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.38 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.52 £50.35 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +17 83 £330 -5.71% 30
Berkshire +8 37 £335 +9.38% 30
Oxfordshire +9 29 £406 +24.04% 24
Surrey -19 23 £405 +8.00% 45
Middlesex +14 20 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +4 20 £388 +20.15% 11
West Sussex +4 15 £325 - 1
East Sussex -15 5 £300 +25.00% 3
Kent -1 3 - - 4
Home Counties - 2 £350 - 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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++.

1 236 (47.58%) C
2 231 (46.57%) Software Engineering
3 207 (41.73%) Linux
4 131 (26.41%) Java
5 129 (26.01%) C#
6 128 (25.81%) Windows
7 125 (25.20%) Security Cleared
8 123 (24.80%) OO
9 115 (23.19%) UNIX
10 106 (21.37%) Multithreading
11 101 (20.36%) Python
12 97 (19.56%) UML
13 92 (18.55%) SC Cleared
14 82 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
15 81 (16.33%) SQL
15 81 (16.33%) .NET
16 73 (14.72%) OOD
17 68 (13.71%) Perl
18 66 (13.31%) JavaScript
19 56 (11.29%) HTML
20 54 (10.89%) Degree
21 52 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
21 52 (10.48%) Oracle
22 51 (10.28%) Visual Studio
23 49 (9.88%) Microsoft
24 46 (9.27%) Scrum
24 46 (9.27%) Computer Science
25 45 (9.07%) Configuration Management
25 45 (9.07%) SQL Server
26 42 (8.47%) STL

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (2.42%) IIS
2 10 (2.02%) Node.js
3 8 (1.61%) Apache
4 6 (1.21%) SAS
5 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.20%) Zope
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (1.41%) MS Office
2 4 (0.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.60%) Simulink
3 3 (0.60%) Maya
3 3 (0.60%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.40%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.40%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.01%) SaaS
2 3 (0.60%) IaaS
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 18 (3.63%) HTTP
3 17 (3.43%) SSL
4 15 (3.02%) VPN
5 14 (2.82%) DNS
5 14 (2.82%) LTE
6 13 (2.62%) LAN
6 13 (2.62%) WAN
6 13 (2.62%) Internet
7 12 (2.42%) Firewall
8 11 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (2.22%) Wireless
8 11 (2.22%) 3G
8 11 (2.22%) 4G
9 10 (2.02%) SMTP
9 10 (2.02%) LDAP
10 9 (1.81%) WiMAX
10 9 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.61%) IPv4
11 8 (1.61%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.66%) Relational Database
3 28 (5.65%) RDBMS
4 17 (3.43%) MySQL
5 16 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.82%) OLTP
8 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.21%) SSDT
10 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.01%) DB2
10 5 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.81%) Base SAS
11 4 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (0.81%) Xcelsius
11 4 (0.81%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 51 (10.28%) Visual Studio
2 42 (8.47%) Subversion
3 32 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 24 (4.84%) GoogleTest
5 19 (3.83%) NUnit
6 18 (3.63%) ClearCase
7 15 (3.02%) Ant
8 14 (2.82%) CppUnit
9 11 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (2.22%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.81%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.41%) JIRA
11 7 (1.41%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.21%) Rational Rose
12 6 (1.21%) TortoiseSVN
12 6 (1.21%) WinDbg
12 6 (1.21%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.81%) NetBeans
13 4 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 39 (7.86%) Electronics
2 23 (4.64%) Games
3 21 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.23%) Finance
4 12 (2.42%) Marketing
5 11 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.41%) Legal
7 5 (1.01%) Military
8 3 (0.60%) Billing
9 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.40%) Publishing
9 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (38.31%) Developer
2 153 (30.85%) Software Engineer
3 105 (21.17%) C++ Developer
4 39 (7.86%) C++ Software Engineer
5 38 (7.66%) Software Developer
6 25 (5.04%) C Developer
7 20 (4.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 18 (3.63%) Programmer
9 17 (3.43%) Architect
10 16 (3.23%) Analyst
10 16 (3.23%) C# Developer
11 15 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (2.42%) Administrator
12 12 (2.42%) C++ Software Developer
13 11 (2.22%) Technical Leader
14 10 (2.02%) Senior Developer
15 9 (1.81%) Linux Engineer
15 9 (1.81%) Embedded Linux Engineer
16 8 (1.61%) iOS Developer
16 8 (1.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (16.33%) .NET
2 56 (11.29%) HTML
3 42 (8.47%) STL
4 40 (8.06%) CSS
5 38 (7.66%) XML
6 25 (5.04%) ASP.NET
7 24 (4.84%) Ajax
8 23 (4.64%) HTML5
9 22 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 20 (4.03%) Qt
11 19 (3.83%) WPF
12 18 (3.63%) jQuery
13 17 (3.43%) Web Services
14 14 (2.82%) WCF
15 13 (2.62%) RESTful
16 12 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (2.42%) .NET Framework
17 11 (2.22%) J2EE
17 11 (2.22%) OpenGL
18 9 (1.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (9.27%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.64%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (2.82%) Device Driver
5 13 (2.62%) Derivative
6 11 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 11 (2.22%) User Experience
6 11 (2.22%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.02%) Physics
8 9 (1.81%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.61%) Xbox
10 7 (1.41%) iPhone
11 6 (1.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.21%) Clustering
11 6 (1.21%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.21%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.01%) HACMP
12 5 (1.01%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 207 (41.73%) Linux
2 128 (25.81%) Windows
3 115 (23.19%) UNIX
4 19 (3.83%) Embedded Linux
5 16 (3.23%) Android
5 16 (3.23%) Solaris
6 15 (3.02%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.61%) AIX
8 8 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.21%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.21%) VxWorks
10 5 (1.01%) CentOS
10 5 (1.01%) HPUX
10 5 (1.01%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.01%) NetWare
11 3 (0.60%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (46.57%) Software Engineering
2 123 (24.80%) OO
3 106 (21.37%) Multithreading
4 97 (19.56%) UML
5 82 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (14.72%) OOD
7 46 (9.27%) Scrum
8 45 (9.07%) Configuration Management
9 33 (6.65%) SDLC
10 28 (5.65%) Memory Management
11 27 (5.44%) Unit Testing
12 24 (4.84%) Project Management
12 24 (4.84%) MVC
13 23 (4.64%) Integration Testing
14 22 (4.44%) Use Case
15 19 (3.83%) TDD
16 18 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (3.43%) System Integration Testing
18 16 (3.23%) OOP
19 14 (2.82%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 236 (47.58%) C
2 131 (26.41%) Java
3 129 (26.01%) C#
4 101 (20.36%) Python
5 81 (16.33%) SQL
6 68 (13.71%) Perl
7 66 (13.31%) JavaScript
8 33 (6.65%) Embedded C++
9 29 (5.85%) Embedded C
10 19 (3.83%) C++/CLI
10 19 (3.83%) PowerShell
11 18 (3.63%) Shell Script
12 16 (3.23%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.62%) VBScript
13 13 (2.62%) PHP
14 12 (2.42%) VB
14 12 (2.42%) VB.NET
15 11 (2.22%) MATLAB
15 11 (2.22%) Objective-C
16 10 (2.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (25.20%) Security Cleared
2 92 (18.55%) SC Cleared
3 54 (10.89%) Degree
4 11 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.61%) ISEB
6 5 (1.01%) PhD
7 1 (0.20%) HND
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.81%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.81%) IEC 61508
2 4 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.60%) TickIT
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) HL7
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
System Software
1 15 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.82%) Firmware
3 11 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.81%) Sendmail
5 5 (1.01%) GPFS
6 4 (0.81%) Snort
7 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (1.81%) MIMEsweeper
1 9 (1.81%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (1.21%) SCCM
3 5 (1.01%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.60%) Puppet
5 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.40%) SELinux
6 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (10.48%) Oracle
2 49 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.64%) VMware
4 15 (3.02%) Perforce
5 14 (2.82%) Sybase
6 12 (2.42%) Cisco
7 9 (1.81%) IBM
7 9 (1.81%) Juniper
7 9 (1.81%) NetApp
7 9 (1.81%) Blue Coat
7 9 (1.81%) McAfee
7 9 (1.81%) Websense
8 7 (1.41%) Veritas
9 6 (1.21%) EMC
9 6 (1.21%) Red Gate
10 5 (1.01%) HP
11 4 (0.81%) Compaq
11 4 (0.81%) SAP
11 4 (0.81%) Hitachi
11 4 (0.81%) Remedy
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