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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 90 77 96
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing C++ 203 244 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.30% 2.59% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.56% 7.52% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 132 78
Median daily rate £375 £335 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 28
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £36.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
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
3094 3245 2989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.09% 34.39% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 2021 1649
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 86 107
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -29 46 £355 +10.93% 31
Surrey +18 38 £400 -2.43% 65
Oxfordshire +21 36 £450 +12.50% 34
Berkshire -13 32 £375 +11.94% 25
Middlesex +5 26 £350 - 1
West Sussex -27 11 £340 +13.33% 9
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £340 -32.00% 9
East Sussex +5 2 £325 +8.33% 5
Kent +3 1 £413 - 5
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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++.

1 210 (49.88%) C
2 203 (48.22%) Linux
3 187 (44.42%) Software Engineering
4 130 (30.88%) Java
5 115 (27.32%) Windows
6 112 (26.60%) Python
7 110 (26.13%) C#
8 101 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
9 95 (22.57%) Multithreading
10 93 (22.09%) SQL
10 93 (22.09%) Unix
11 85 (20.19%) .NET
12 76 (18.05%) OO
13 70 (16.63%) Perl
13 70 (16.63%) Security Cleared
14 66 (15.68%) HTML
15 63 (14.96%) Degree
16 61 (14.49%) Oracle
17 59 (14.01%) Scrum
18 57 (13.54%) HTTP
19 56 (13.30%) SC Cleared
20 52 (12.35%) Subversion
21 51 (12.11%) Computer Science
22 49 (11.64%) UML
22 49 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
23 48 (11.40%) TDD
24 46 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
24 46 (10.93%) JavaScript
24 46 (10.93%) Memory Management
25 44 (10.45%) XML

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 15 (3.56%) SAS
2 12 (2.85%) CMS
3 10 (2.38%) IIS
4 8 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.43%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.19%) JBoss
7 4 (0.95%) CICS
7 4 (0.95%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.71%) Apache
9 2 (0.48%) Drupal
9 2 (0.48%) WordPress
10 1 (0.24%) Confluence
10 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.24%) nginx
10 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.24%) TPMS
10 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.66%) MS Project
3 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) MS Office
4 2 (0.48%) Weka
5 1 (0.24%) Simulink
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.38%) SaaS
4 6 (1.43%) Office 365
5 3 (0.71%) IaaS
5 3 (0.71%) PaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.54%) HTTP
2 37 (8.79%) DVB
3 27 (6.41%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.09%) DNS
4 13 (3.09%) Internet
4 13 (3.09%) IPsec
4 13 (3.09%) VPN
5 12 (2.85%) DHCP
6 11 (2.61%) Software-Defined Networking
7 10 (2.38%) BGP
7 10 (2.38%) IPv6
8 9 (2.14%) Diameter Protocol
8 9 (2.14%) GSM
8 9 (2.14%) LTE
8 9 (2.14%) RANAP
8 9 (2.14%) RTP
8 9 (2.14%) UMTS
8 9 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (1.66%) LAN
9 7 (1.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.89%) NoSQL
2 26 (6.18%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.75%) Big Data
4 17 (4.04%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.33%) HPCC
5 14 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.09%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.14%) KDB
8 8 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.43%) MySQL
10 6 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.19%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.95%) Datazen
12 4 (0.95%) Easytrieve
12 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.71%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 52 (12.35%) Subversion
2 37 (8.79%) GoogleTest
3 36 (8.55%) ClearCase
3 36 (8.55%) Git (software)
4 34 (8.08%) NUnit
4 34 (8.08%) Visual Studio
5 27 (6.41%) Ant
6 26 (6.18%) CppUnit
7 16 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (2.61%) Trac
9 10 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.38%) Maven
10 9 (2.14%) Selenium
11 7 (1.66%) HP UFT
11 7 (1.66%) WiX
11 7 (1.66%) Xcode
12 6 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (1.43%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
14 4 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 35 (8.31%) Telecoms
2 21 (4.99%) Finance
3 17 (4.04%) Marketing
4 9 (2.14%) Front Office
4 9 (2.14%) Legal
5 8 (1.90%) Electronics
6 7 (1.66%) Back Office
6 7 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.43%) Military
8 5 (1.19%) French Language
8 5 (1.19%) German Language
8 5 (1.19%) Italian Language
8 5 (1.19%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.95%) Automotive
9 4 (0.95%) Banking
9 4 (0.95%) Law
10 3 (0.71%) Avionics
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
11 2 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 184 (43.71%) Developer
2 127 (30.17%) Software Engineer
3 98 (23.28%) C++ Developer
4 65 (15.44%) C++ Software Engineer
5 44 (10.45%) Software Developer
6 36 (8.55%) C Developer
6 36 (8.55%) C++ Software Developer
7 33 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
8 29 (6.89%) Embedded Engineer
9 27 (6.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 26 (6.18%) SQL Developer
11 24 (5.70%) C/C++ Developer
12 23 (5.46%) Linux Developer
12 23 (5.46%) Support Engineer
13 22 (5.23%) Oracle Developer
14 20 (4.75%) Embedded C Engineer
14 20 (4.75%) Unix Engineer
15 19 (4.51%) Architect
15 19 (4.51%) Unix Developer
16 18 (4.28%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (20.19%) .NET
2 66 (15.68%) HTML
3 44 (10.45%) XML
4 41 (9.74%) STL
5 38 (9.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 37 (8.79%) CSS
6 37 (8.79%) Node.js
7 33 (7.84%) HTML5
8 27 (6.41%) REST
9 19 (4.51%) Web Services
10 18 (4.28%) .NET Framework
11 14 (3.33%) MFC
12 12 (2.85%) ASP.NET
13 11 (2.61%) Middleware
13 11 (2.61%) XSLT
14 10 (2.38%) AngularJS
15 9 (2.14%) Esper
15 9 (2.14%) Pandas
15 9 (2.14%) Pyramid
15 9 (2.14%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.11%) Computer Science
2 49 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (8.31%) Embedded Systems
4 34 (8.08%) STB
5 27 (6.41%) MPEG
6 26 (6.18%) Derivative
6 26 (6.18%) DTV
7 22 (5.23%) Algorithms
8 17 (4.04%) Statistics
9 12 (2.85%) Visualisation
10 11 (2.61%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.38%) Management Information System
12 9 (2.14%) Data Centre
12 9 (2.14%) Device Driver
12 9 (2.14%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.66%) Mathematics
14 5 (1.19%) Contactless
14 5 (1.19%) e-Learning
15 4 (0.95%) Clustering
15 4 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 203 (48.22%) Linux
2 115 (27.32%) Windows
3 93 (22.09%) Unix
4 25 (5.94%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.56%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.38%) Android
7 10 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (2.14%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.43%) CentOS
9 6 (1.43%) Solaris
10 5 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.95%) AIX
11 4 (0.95%) HPUX
11 4 (0.95%) NetWare
11 4 (0.95%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.95%) Windows CE
11 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.95%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (44.42%) Software Engineering
2 101 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (22.57%) Multithreading
4 76 (18.05%) OO
5 59 (14.01%) Scrum
6 49 (11.64%) UML
7 48 (11.40%) TDD
8 46 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (10.93%) Memory Management
9 41 (9.74%) Configuration Management
10 40 (9.50%) Unit Testing
11 39 (9.26%) Project Management
12 37 (8.79%) OOD
13 33 (7.84%) SOA
14 31 (7.36%) User Stories
15 30 (7.13%) Integration Testing
15 30 (7.13%) Open Source
16 29 (6.89%) Use Case
17 28 (6.65%) Mentoring
17 28 (6.65%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 210 (49.88%) C
2 130 (30.88%) Java
3 112 (26.60%) Python
4 110 (26.13%) C#
5 93 (22.09%) SQL
6 70 (16.63%) Perl
7 46 (10.93%) JavaScript
8 33 (7.84%) Embedded C++
8 33 (7.84%) PHP
9 32 (7.60%) Bash Shell
10 27 (6.41%) Embedded C
11 26 (6.18%) VBScript
12 24 (5.70%) PowerShell
13 22 (5.23%) Ruby
13 22 (5.23%) VB
14 21 (4.99%) R
15 19 (4.51%) VB.NET
16 14 (3.33%) Shell Script
17 9 (2.14%) Korn
18 8 (1.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (16.63%) Security Cleared
2 63 (14.96%) Degree
3 56 (13.30%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.14%) MCSE
7 8 (1.90%) MCSD
8 6 (1.43%) MCSA
9 4 (0.95%) CEH
9 4 (0.95%) GIAC
10 3 (0.71%) ISEB
10 3 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.48%) CISA
11 2 (0.48%) CISM
11 2 (0.48%) CISSP
11 2 (0.48%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.48%) CRISC
11 2 (0.48%) OSCP
12 1 (0.24%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.43%) SLA
2 3 (0.71%) QA
3 2 (0.48%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.48%) MISRA
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (3.09%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.43%) Firmware
4 5 (1.19%) Docker
4 5 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.95%) GPFS
5 4 (0.95%) vSphere
5 4 (0.95%) XenServer
6 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.48%) GridGain
6 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.48%) Xen
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.95%) Nessus
3 2 (0.48%) everRun
3 2 (0.48%) Nmap
3 2 (0.48%) OpenVAS
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.48%) Puppet
3 2 (0.48%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.48%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.24%) Nagios
4 1 (0.24%) Scalr
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (14.49%) Oracle
2 41 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.04%) IBM
4 13 (3.09%) Red Hat
5 11 (2.61%) HP
5 11 (2.61%) VMware
6 7 (1.66%) Google
6 7 (1.66%) Telelogic
7 5 (1.19%) QNX
8 4 (0.95%) CA
8 4 (0.95%) Perforce
8 4 (0.95%) SaltStack
8 4 (0.95%) Veritas
9 3 (0.71%) Citrix
9 3 (0.71%) EMC
9 3 (0.71%) RedGate
10 2 (0.48%) Compaq
10 2 (0.48%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.48%) Qualys
10 2 (0.48%) Remedy
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