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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 64 82 61
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Contract jobs citing C++ 256 193 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.74% 2.16% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.31% 6.63% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 81 106
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £36.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £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
3082 2913 2698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.03% 32.53% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1642 1365
Average daily rate £350 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 107 201
Average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.59 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +24 82 £330 -5.71% 27
Berkshire +14 49 £350 +7.69% 42
Surrey -3 31 £420 +23.52% 40
Oxfordshire -9 24 £325 +4.83% 33
Buckinghamshire +7 20 £483 +28.66% 14
East Sussex -12 13 £300 +33.33% 21
West Sussex -18 10 £275 - 10
Middlesex -2 9 £300 -9.09%
Kent - 4 - - 8
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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++.

1 238 (48.97%) C
2 208 (42.80%) Software Engineering
3 203 (41.77%) Linux
4 143 (29.42%) Java
5 131 (26.95%) UNIX
6 129 (26.54%) Security Cleared
7 117 (24.07%) C#
8 116 (23.87%) Python
9 109 (22.43%) OO
10 108 (22.22%) Windows
11 105 (21.60%) Multithreading
12 102 (20.99%) SC Cleared
13 91 (18.72%) UML
14 74 (15.23%) .NET
15 69 (14.20%) Perl
15 69 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
16 65 (13.37%) OOD
17 63 (12.96%) SQL
17 63 (12.96%) JavaScript
18 60 (12.35%) HTML
19 59 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
20 53 (10.91%) Microsoft
21 48 (9.88%) Configuration Management
21 48 (9.88%) Subversion
22 46 (9.47%) Degree
23 43 (8.85%) Scrum
23 43 (8.85%) Visual Studio
24 41 (8.44%) Oracle
25 37 (7.61%) ClearCase
26 36 (7.41%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (3.09%) Node.js
2 8 (1.65%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.44%) IIS
4 5 (1.03%) Apache
4 5 (1.03%) SAS
5 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.41%) JBoss
5 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.41%) Kentico
6 1 (0.21%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Zope
Applications
1 11 (2.26%) MS Office
2 7 (1.44%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.23%) Simulink
4 5 (1.03%) 3ds Max
5 3 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.62%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.62%) Maya
5 3 (0.62%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.41%) Stateflow
7 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Maximo
1 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.82%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.53%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.50%) SSL
3 16 (3.29%) Internet
4 14 (2.88%) SAN
5 13 (2.67%) Firewall
5 13 (2.67%) DNS
6 12 (2.47%) VPN
6 12 (2.47%) LDAP
6 12 (2.47%) SMTP
6 12 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
7 11 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (2.26%) LTE
7 11 (2.26%) WAN
7 11 (2.26%) LAN
8 9 (1.85%) 4G
8 9 (1.85%) HTTP
8 9 (1.85%) Wireless
8 9 (1.85%) 3G
9 8 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.44%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.17%) Relational Database
2 28 (5.76%) RDBMS
3 24 (4.94%) SQL Server
4 19 (3.91%) OLTP
5 10 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.85%) MySQL
7 7 (1.44%) Big Data
7 7 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.03%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.03%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.03%) Ingres
9 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.82%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (9.88%) Subversion
2 43 (8.85%) Visual Studio
3 37 (7.61%) ClearCase
4 36 (7.41%) NUnit
4 36 (7.41%) GoogleTest
5 30 (6.17%) CppUnit
6 28 (5.76%) Git (software)
7 25 (5.14%) Ant
8 21 (4.32%) Jenkins
9 12 (2.47%) Rational Rose
10 11 (2.26%) CruiseControl
11 9 (1.85%) ClearQuest
12 7 (1.44%) JIRA
13 6 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.23%) TortoiseSVN
14 4 (0.82%) ProC
14 4 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.82%) GCC
14 4 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
15 3 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
General
1 36 (7.41%) Electronics
2 24 (4.94%) Finance
3 19 (3.91%) Games
4 17 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.65%) Marketing
6 7 (1.44%) Banking
6 7 (1.44%) Legal
6 7 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.23%) Military
8 3 (0.62%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 197 (40.53%) Developer
2 142 (29.22%) Software Engineer
3 94 (19.34%) C++ Developer
4 40 (8.23%) Software Developer
5 32 (6.58%) C++ Software Engineer
6 25 (5.14%) C Developer
7 22 (4.53%) Architect
8 21 (4.32%) Analyst
9 20 (4.12%) Programmer
10 13 (2.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 12 (2.47%) .NET Developer
12 11 (2.26%) C# Developer
12 11 (2.26%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.06%) Technical Leader
13 10 (2.06%) iOS Developer
14 9 (1.85%) Linux Engineer
15 7 (1.44%) Firmware Engineer
15 7 (1.44%) Team Leader
16 6 (1.23%) Tester
16 6 (1.23%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (15.23%) .NET
2 60 (12.35%) HTML
3 34 (7.00%) CSS
4 30 (6.17%) STL
5 29 (5.97%) HTML5
6 24 (4.94%) XML
7 21 (4.32%) Web Services
8 19 (3.91%) Qt
9 17 (3.50%) Motif
9 17 (3.50%) .NET Framework
10 16 (3.29%) RESTful
10 16 (3.29%) ASP.NET
11 13 (2.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 13 (2.67%) Ajax
12 11 (2.26%) AngularJS
12 11 (2.26%) OpenGL
13 10 (2.06%) jQuery
13 10 (2.06%) iOS SDK
13 10 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (1.85%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 22 (4.53%) Derivative
4 18 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.88%) User Experience
7 13 (2.67%) Device Driver
8 12 (2.47%) Algorithms
9 10 (2.06%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.85%) Open Source
10 9 (1.85%) iPhone
10 9 (1.85%) Physics
11 8 (1.65%) HACMP
11 8 (1.65%) Clustering
12 6 (1.23%) Data Integration
13 5 (1.03%) Xbox
13 5 (1.03%) STB
13 5 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (0.82%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 203 (41.77%) Linux
2 131 (26.95%) UNIX
3 108 (22.22%) Windows
4 27 (5.56%) Solaris
5 21 (4.32%) Apple iOS
6 20 (4.12%) Android
7 14 (2.88%) AIX
8 13 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
9 9 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.65%) NetWare
10 8 (1.65%) HPUX
10 8 (1.65%) CentOS
11 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.41%) Debian
14 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.41%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (42.80%) Software Engineering
2 109 (22.43%) OO
3 105 (21.60%) Multithreading
4 91 (18.72%) UML
5 69 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (13.37%) OOD
7 48 (9.88%) Configuration Management
8 43 (8.85%) Scrum
9 35 (7.20%) Memory Management
10 30 (6.17%) Use Case
10 30 (6.17%) Project Management
11 29 (5.97%) Unit Testing
11 29 (5.97%) Integration Testing
12 24 (4.94%) TDD
13 23 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (3.50%) Requirements Analysis
15 16 (3.29%) Automation Testing
16 15 (3.09%) Migration
17 14 (2.88%) MVC
18 13 (2.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 238 (48.97%) C
2 143 (29.42%) Java
3 117 (24.07%) C#
4 116 (23.87%) Python
5 69 (14.20%) Perl
6 63 (12.96%) SQL
6 63 (12.96%) JavaScript
7 33 (6.79%) Shell Script
8 30 (6.17%) Embedded C++
9 29 (5.97%) Embedded C
10 22 (4.53%) Objective-C
11 21 (4.32%) Bash Shell
12 17 (3.50%) PHP
13 14 (2.88%) VC++
13 14 (2.88%) MATLAB
14 12 (2.47%) Korn
15 11 (2.26%) Ruby
15 11 (2.26%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.85%) VB
17 7 (1.44%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 129 (26.54%) Security Cleared
2 102 (20.99%) SC Cleared
3 46 (9.47%) Degree
4 14 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.82%) PhD
6 2 (0.41%) ISEB
6 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.23%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.62%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.62%) TickIT
4 2 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.21%) HL7
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.47%) Firmware
3 11 (2.26%) Sendmail
4 8 (1.65%) GPFS
5 7 (1.44%) Samba
6 4 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.21%) iptables
8 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) Snort
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (2.26%) MIMEsweeper
1 11 (2.26%) MAILsweeper
2 8 (1.65%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.03%) Control-M
4 2 (0.41%) SELinux
5 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.21%) SCSM
5 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.21%) Puppet
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 41 (8.44%) Oracle
3 27 (5.56%) VMware
4 16 (3.29%) Sybase
5 15 (3.09%) IBM
6 13 (2.67%) Veritas
7 12 (2.47%) Cisco
8 11 (2.26%) Blue Coat
8 11 (2.26%) Juniper
8 11 (2.26%) NetApp
8 11 (2.26%) Websense
8 11 (2.26%) McAfee
9 9 (1.85%) EMC
10 8 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.65%) HP
11 7 (1.44%) Compaq
11 7 (1.44%) Hitachi
12 5 (1.03%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.03%) Twitter
13 4 (0.82%) Google
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