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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / South East
Rank 111 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +18
Contract jobs citing C++ 133 229 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 2.76% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 8.04% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 130 107
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 19
Median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £37.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.85 £48.75 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%

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
2391 2848 3174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.94% 34.33% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1798 1791
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 124 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.06 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire -33 38 £425 +41.66% 34
Berkshire +14 24 £450 +28.57% 43
Surrey +8 22 £385 +14.92% 28
Middlesex -4 13 £350 -
East Sussex +11 12 £389 +3.66% 2
Oxfordshire -18 10 £525 +16.02% 18
Buckinghamshire -11 8 £350 -22.22% 9
West Sussex +1 1 £365 - 6
Kent -3 1 - - 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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++.

1 157 (42.32%) C
2 143 (38.54%) Software Engineering
3 142 (38.27%) Linux
4 120 (32.35%) Java
5 119 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (29.38%) C#
7 101 (27.22%) Python
8 88 (23.72%) SQL
9 78 (21.02%) Scrum
10 77 (20.75%) Unix
11 74 (19.95%) Security Cleared
12 69 (18.60%) .NET
13 68 (18.33%) Perl
14 67 (18.06%) OO
15 66 (17.79%) Windows
16 62 (16.71%) SC Cleared
17 53 (14.29%) Subversion
17 53 (14.29%) Oracle
18 51 (13.75%) Multithreading
19 46 (12.40%) STL
19 46 (12.40%) XML
20 45 (12.13%) TDD
21 43 (11.59%) JavaScript
22 42 (11.32%) HTML
22 42 (11.32%) UML
22 42 (11.32%) Configuration Management
23 40 (10.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
24 39 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
25 37 (9.97%) Degree
25 37 (9.97%) Microsoft

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 17 (4.58%) Apache
2 16 (4.31%) Apache Solr
3 13 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.70%) CMS
5 9 (2.43%) Apache Spark
5 9 (2.43%) Jetty
5 9 (2.43%) nginx
5 9 (2.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (2.16%) Apache Pig
6 8 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.89%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.08%) Confluence
8 4 (1.08%) SAS
9 3 (0.81%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.81%) JBoss
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.27%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.50%) Simulink
3 6 (1.62%) MS Office
4 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.43%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.23%) PaaS
5 9 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.89%) Office 365
7 4 (1.08%) SaaS
8 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.54%) Google Play
10 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.36%) HTTP
2 28 (7.55%) LTE
3 27 (7.28%) TCP/IP
4 23 (6.20%) VoIP
5 22 (5.93%) Asterisk PBX
5 22 (5.93%) Diameter Protocol
5 22 (5.93%) GSM
5 22 (5.93%) PBX
5 22 (5.93%) RANAP
5 22 (5.93%) RTP
5 22 (5.93%) UMTS
6 18 (4.85%) LAN
7 13 (3.50%) DNS
7 13 (3.50%) WAN
8 10 (2.70%) DVB
8 10 (2.70%) Internet
9 8 (2.16%) Kerberos
10 7 (1.89%) Wireshark
11 6 (1.62%) DHCP
11 6 (1.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.16%) MySQL
3 29 (7.82%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.20%) Big Data
5 18 (4.85%) Hadoop
6 16 (4.31%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.70%) HBase
7 10 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.43%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.43%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.43%) Oracle Exadata
8 9 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.16%) Apache Zeppelin
9 8 (2.16%) Sqoop
10 5 (1.35%) DB2
10 5 (1.35%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 53 (14.29%) Subversion
2 36 (9.70%) Selenium
3 33 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 28 (7.55%) Visual Studio
5 26 (7.01%) GDB
6 24 (6.47%) GCC
7 23 (6.20%) Trac
8 21 (5.66%) Gradle
9 19 (5.12%) Maven
10 18 (4.85%) Ant
11 17 (4.58%) JMeter
12 16 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (4.04%) Jenkins
14 14 (3.77%) WebDriver
15 13 (3.50%) Eclipse
16 12 (3.23%) Bitbucket
16 12 (3.23%) JIRA
17 11 (2.96%) eggPlant
18 10 (2.70%) Apache Ivy
18 10 (2.70%) GoogleTest
General
1 25 (6.74%) Telecoms
2 14 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 11 (2.96%) Finance
5 10 (2.70%) Games
6 8 (2.16%) Automotive
6 8 (2.16%) Publishing
7 5 (1.35%) French Language
7 5 (1.35%) German Language
7 5 (1.35%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.35%) Military
7 5 (1.35%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.08%) Back Office
8 4 (1.08%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 166 (44.74%) Developer
2 118 (31.81%) Software Engineer
3 82 (22.10%) C++ Developer
4 66 (17.79%) C++ Software Engineer
5 30 (8.09%) Software Developer
6 29 (7.82%) Architect
7 26 (7.01%) Java Developer
8 24 (6.47%) C++ Software Developer
9 21 (5.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 19 (5.12%) Embedded Engineer
10 19 (5.12%) Linux Developer
10 19 (5.12%) SQL Developer
11 18 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (4.85%) Software Architect
12 17 (4.58%) C Developer
13 15 (4.04%) Administrator
13 15 (4.04%) C# Software Engineer
13 15 (4.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 14 (3.77%) C# Developer
14 14 (3.77%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (18.60%) .NET
2 46 (12.40%) STL
2 46 (12.40%) XML
3 42 (11.32%) HTML
4 40 (10.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 36 (9.70%) Web Services
6 25 (6.74%) HTML5
7 24 (6.47%) REST
8 18 (4.85%) CSS
8 18 (4.85%) Node.js
9 16 (4.31%) JSON
10 13 (3.50%) RESTful
11 12 (3.23%) ASP.NET
11 12 (3.23%) Spring
12 10 (2.70%) WCF
12 10 (2.70%) WPF
13 9 (2.43%) MFC
14 8 (2.16%) COM+
14 8 (2.16%) Lucene
14 8 (2.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.93%) Computer Science
2 17 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.50%) Visualisation
4 12 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (2.96%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.70%) Digital TV
6 10 (2.70%) MPEG
6 10 (2.70%) STB
7 9 (2.43%) Derivative
7 9 (2.43%) Grid Computing
8 8 (2.16%) Replication
9 7 (1.89%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.62%) VHDL
11 5 (1.35%) iPhone
12 4 (1.08%) CMDB
12 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 142 (38.27%) Linux
2 77 (20.75%) Unix
3 66 (17.79%) Windows
4 9 (2.43%) Android
5 6 (1.62%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.62%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.35%) CentOS
6 5 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.08%) MVS
8 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Solaris
9 2 (0.54%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (38.54%) Software Engineering
2 119 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (21.02%) Scrum
4 67 (18.06%) OO
5 51 (13.75%) Multithreading
6 45 (12.13%) TDD
7 42 (11.32%) Configuration Management
7 42 (11.32%) UML
8 39 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (7.55%) High Availability
10 27 (7.28%) Open Source
11 25 (6.74%) Cross-Platform Development
11 25 (6.74%) OOD
12 24 (6.47%) Automated Testing
13 23 (6.20%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (5.39%) OOP
15 19 (5.12%) BDD
15 19 (5.12%) Test Automation
16 18 (4.85%) SDLC
17 17 (4.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (42.32%) C
2 120 (32.35%) Java
3 109 (29.38%) C#
4 101 (27.22%) Python
5 88 (23.72%) SQL
6 68 (18.33%) Perl
7 43 (11.59%) JavaScript
8 29 (7.82%) Ruby
9 25 (6.74%) Bash Shell
10 22 (5.93%) MATLAB
11 20 (5.39%) Scala
12 18 (4.85%) Embedded C++
13 17 (4.58%) Embedded C
14 16 (4.31%) VB
14 16 (4.31%) VB.NET
15 15 (4.04%) Ada
15 15 (4.04%) VBScript
16 14 (3.77%) PHP
16 14 (3.77%) PowerShell
17 12 (3.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 74 (19.95%) Security Cleared
2 62 (16.71%) SC Cleared
3 37 (9.97%) Degree
4 10 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.54%) ISEB
5 2 (0.54%) PhD
6 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.27%) CCA
6 1 (0.27%) CCNA
6 1 (0.27%) CCNP
6 1 (0.27%) CCSP
6 1 (0.27%) CISSP
6 1 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.27%) GXPN
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) MCSE
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.62%) QA
1 6 (1.62%) SLA
2 3 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.27%) MISRA
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.16%) Apache Flume
2 8 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (2.16%) HDFS
3 7 (1.89%) Docker
3 7 (1.89%) Firmware
4 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.81%) vSphere
6 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.54%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (2.16%) Ambari
1 8 (2.16%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (2.16%) Oozie
2 5 (1.35%) Puppet
3 4 (1.08%) WMI
4 3 (0.81%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.54%) Ansible
5 2 (0.54%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.54%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (0.54%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.54%) SCCM
6 1 (0.27%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.27%) Nessus
6 1 (0.27%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.27%) Nmap
6 1 (0.27%) Opsview
6 1 (0.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 53 (14.29%) Oracle
2 37 (9.97%) Microsoft
3 34 (9.16%) Cisco
4 12 (3.23%) Google
4 12 (3.23%) HP
5 9 (2.43%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.43%) Splunk
5 9 (2.43%) Teradata
6 8 (2.16%) Hortonworks
7 6 (1.62%) VMware
8 5 (1.35%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.35%) Telerik
9 3 (0.81%) Anite
9 3 (0.81%) IBM
9 3 (0.81%) Perforce
9 3 (0.81%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.54%) Ericsson
10 2 (0.54%) Juniper
10 2 (0.54%) Nortel
10 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
Romsey, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago