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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 76 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +18
Contract jobs citing C++ 225 207 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.59% 2.13% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.07% 6.10% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 109 72
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
3182 3394 3046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.63% 34.94% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2157 1681
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 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 105 112
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.68 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -8 49 £380 +1.33% 37
Oxfordshire +10 41 £400 - 21
Berkshire +12 40 £375 +11.94% 21
Middlesex +4 27 £350 -
Surrey -1 26 £400 +14.28% 34
West Sussex +3 19 £350 +5.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 13 £363 -3.33% 9
East Sussex +12 7 £325 +30.00% 7
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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++.

1 184 (42.79%) C
2 181 (42.09%) Software Engineering
3 168 (39.07%) Linux
4 150 (34.88%) Java
5 136 (31.63%) C#
6 124 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (27.44%) .NET
8 115 (26.74%) Windows
9 91 (21.16%) Python
10 85 (19.77%) SQL
11 84 (19.53%) Multithreading
12 83 (19.30%) Unix
13 72 (16.74%) Security Cleared
13 72 (16.74%) Degree
14 68 (15.81%) Scrum
15 67 (15.58%) OO
16 64 (14.88%) SC Cleared
17 61 (14.19%) JavaScript
17 61 (14.19%) Microsoft
18 60 (13.95%) Computer Science
19 59 (13.72%) UML
20 58 (13.49%) Perl
21 57 (13.26%) Oracle
22 54 (12.56%) HTML
23 49 (11.40%) XML
24 45 (10.47%) Visual Studio
24 45 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
25 44 (10.23%) Configuration Management
26 43 (10.00%) HTTP
27 41 (9.53%) TDD

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 13 (3.02%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.79%) CMS
3 11 (2.56%) IIS
4 10 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.40%) Apache
5 6 (1.40%) JBoss
6 5 (1.16%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.93%) nginx
8 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.70%) Drupal
8 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.70%) Jetty
8 3 (0.70%) SAS
9 2 (0.47%) Confluence
9 2 (0.47%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.47%) WordPress
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.23%) TPMS
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.09%) MS Project
4 4 (0.93%) Simulink
5 3 (0.70%) MS Office
5 3 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.47%) AWD
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.12%) PaaS
2 19 (4.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (3.02%) Office 365
6 7 (1.63%) SaaS
7 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.16%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.00%) HTTP
2 31 (7.21%) TCP/IP
3 23 (5.35%) Internet
4 21 (4.88%) DVB
5 20 (4.65%) DHCP
5 20 (4.65%) DNS
6 15 (3.49%) VPN
7 13 (3.02%) IPv6
8 12 (2.79%) IPsec
9 11 (2.56%) LAN
9 11 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
10 10 (2.33%) BGP
11 9 (2.09%) WAN
12 8 (1.86%) SSL
12 8 (1.86%) Wireless
13 7 (1.63%) LTE
14 6 (1.40%) SNMP
15 5 (1.16%) 3G
16 4 (0.93%) Firewall
16 4 (0.93%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.28%) Relational Database
2 25 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.12%) MySQL
4 20 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 18 (4.19%) NoSQL
5 18 (4.19%) RDBMS
6 13 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.33%) KDB
8 8 (1.86%) Big Data
8 8 (1.86%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.70%) DB2
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.47%) SSDT
12 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 45 (10.47%) Visual Studio
2 35 (8.14%) Subversion
3 34 (7.91%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (4.88%) ClearCase
6 19 (4.42%) Selenium
7 18 (4.19%) GoogleTest
7 18 (4.19%) Jenkins
8 17 (3.95%) NUnit
9 14 (3.26%) Ant
9 14 (3.26%) Maven
10 13 (3.02%) CppUnit
11 12 (2.79%) Eclipse
11 12 (2.79%) HP UFT
12 10 (2.33%) SpecFlow
13 9 (2.09%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (1.16%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.16%) MSBuild
14 5 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
14 5 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (4.88%) Finance
2 16 (3.72%) Marketing
3 15 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.79%) Electronics
4 12 (2.79%) Military
5 10 (2.33%) French Language
5 10 (2.33%) Front Office
5 10 (2.33%) German Language
5 10 (2.33%) Italian Language
5 10 (2.33%) Spanish Language
6 8 (1.86%) Aerospace
6 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.63%) Back Office
8 5 (1.16%) Automotive
9 4 (0.93%) Games
9 4 (0.93%) Law
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 189 (43.95%) Developer
2 116 (26.98%) Software Engineer
3 98 (22.79%) C++ Developer
4 58 (13.49%) C++ Software Engineer
5 50 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 39 (9.07%) C++ Software Developer
7 31 (7.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 30 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
9 27 (6.28%) Support Engineer
10 26 (6.05%) Embedded Engineer
11 24 (5.58%) C# Developer
12 23 (5.35%) Architect
12 23 (5.35%) Java Developer
13 22 (5.12%) Linux Developer
14 20 (4.65%) SQL Developer
15 19 (4.42%) C Developer
15 19 (4.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 19 (4.42%) Tester
16 18 (4.19%) Oracle Developer
17 17 (3.95%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (27.44%) .NET
2 54 (12.56%) HTML
3 49 (11.40%) XML
4 36 (8.37%) Web Services
5 34 (7.91%) CSS
6 30 (6.98%) STL
7 26 (6.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 26 (6.05%) Node.js
8 22 (5.12%) HTML5
9 20 (4.65%) ASP.NET
9 20 (4.65%) MFC
10 18 (4.19%) .NET Framework
11 17 (3.95%) REST
12 16 (3.72%) AngularJS
13 12 (2.79%) XSLT
14 11 (2.56%) MAPI
15 10 (2.33%) Esper
15 10 (2.33%) Pandas
15 10 (2.33%) Pyramid
15 10 (2.33%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 41 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (7.67%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (4.19%) Algorithms
4 18 (4.19%) STB
5 16 (3.72%) Derivative
6 15 (3.49%) Visualisation
7 14 (3.26%) MPEG
8 13 (3.02%) Digital TV
8 13 (3.02%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.79%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.79%) Statistics
10 11 (2.56%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.33%) Hedge funds
11 10 (2.33%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.16%) Device Driver
14 5 (1.16%) e-Learning
14 5 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 168 (39.07%) Linux
2 115 (26.74%) Windows
3 83 (19.30%) Unix
4 24 (5.58%) Windows Server
5 18 (4.19%) Ubuntu
6 13 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.33%) Android
8 8 (1.86%) CentOS
9 7 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (1.16%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.93%) Solaris
12 4 (0.93%) VxWorks
12 4 (0.93%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.23%) MVS
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (42.09%) Software Engineering
2 124 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (19.53%) Multithreading
4 68 (15.81%) Scrum
5 67 (15.58%) OO
6 59 (13.72%) UML
7 45 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (10.23%) Configuration Management
9 41 (9.53%) TDD
10 39 (9.07%) Memory Management
11 32 (7.44%) OOD
12 30 (6.98%) Unit Testing
13 27 (6.28%) SDLC
14 26 (6.05%) Project Management
15 25 (5.81%) Open Source
15 25 (5.81%) Software Testing
16 22 (5.12%) Integration Testing
16 22 (5.12%) Mentoring
16 22 (5.12%) MVC
16 22 (5.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 184 (42.79%) C
2 150 (34.88%) Java
3 136 (31.63%) C#
4 91 (21.16%) Python
5 85 (19.77%) SQL
6 61 (14.19%) JavaScript
7 58 (13.49%) Perl
8 35 (8.14%) PHP
8 35 (8.14%) VB
8 35 (8.14%) VBScript
9 32 (7.44%) PowerShell
10 31 (7.21%) Embedded C++
11 26 (6.05%) Ruby
11 26 (6.05%) VB.NET
12 22 (5.12%) Bash Shell
12 22 (5.12%) Embedded C
13 15 (3.49%) Scala
14 13 (3.02%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.09%) F#
16 8 (1.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 72 (16.74%) Degree
1 72 (16.74%) Security Cleared
2 64 (14.88%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.09%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.86%) MCSE
6 6 (1.40%) MCSA
6 6 (1.40%) MCSD
7 5 (1.16%) ISEB
7 5 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.47%) CEH
8 2 (0.47%) CISA
8 2 (0.47%) CISM
8 2 (0.47%) CISSP
8 2 (0.47%) CRISC
8 2 (0.47%) GIAC
8 2 (0.47%) PhD
8 2 (0.47%) RHCA
9 1 (0.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.79%) SLA
2 10 (2.33%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.47%) MISRA
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (3.49%) Hyper-V
2 8 (1.86%) Docker
2 8 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.16%) Firmware
5 4 (0.93%) vSphere
6 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.47%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.47%) XenServer
7 1 (0.23%) GPFS
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (2.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.16%) Puppet
3 3 (0.70%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.47%) Ansible
4 2 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.47%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (0.47%) Nessus
4 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.47%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.47%) SCCM
4 2 (0.47%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.47%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.47%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.23%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.23%) Nagios
5 1 (0.23%) Opsview
5 1 (0.23%) Scalr
Vendors
1 61 (14.19%) Microsoft
2 57 (13.26%) Oracle
3 22 (5.12%) Google
4 14 (3.26%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.02%) IBM
6 11 (2.56%) VMware
7 9 (2.09%) HP
8 7 (1.63%) Perforce
8 7 (1.63%) Telelogic
9 6 (1.40%) Cisco
10 5 (1.16%) QNX
10 5 (1.16%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.93%) Capita
11 4 (0.93%) Citrix
11 4 (0.93%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.70%) Anite
13 2 (0.47%) Blue Coat
13 2 (0.47%) Forcepoint
13 2 (0.47%) Intel Security
13 2 (0.47%) Telerik
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 - £42 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Guildford
TRG
Rate: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago