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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 93 78 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +31
Contract jobs citing C++ 202 244 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.28% 2.55% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 7.29% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 125 72
Median daily rate £365 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 17
Median hourly rate £44.25 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.62%
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
3166 3346 2903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.68% 34.98% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1969 2106 1583
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 £295 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 89 97
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.50 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -38 42 £368 +13.07% 29
Surrey +10 34 £400 -2.43% 34
Middlesex +6 33 £350 -
Berkshire -3 33 £375 +11.94% 30
Oxfordshire +7 28 £400 - 28
Buckinghamshire +13 13 £350 -24.93% 14
West Sussex -14 10 £325 - 7
East Sussex +7 3 £325 +8.33% 6
Kent +4 1 £413 - 7
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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++.

1 194 (46.86%) C
2 190 (45.89%) Software Engineering
3 183 (44.20%) Linux
4 139 (33.57%) Java
5 116 (28.02%) C#
5 116 (28.02%) Windows
6 115 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (22.95%) Multithreading
8 92 (22.22%) Python
9 91 (21.98%) .NET
10 89 (21.50%) SQL
11 82 (19.81%) Unix
12 72 (17.39%) OO
13 69 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 68 (16.43%) Degree
15 62 (14.98%) Oracle
16 60 (14.49%) HTML
17 59 (14.25%) Scrum
17 59 (14.25%) SC Cleared
18 58 (14.01%) Computer Science
18 58 (14.01%) Perl
19 54 (13.04%) UML
20 50 (12.08%) Microsoft
21 49 (11.84%) HTTP
22 46 (11.11%) JavaScript
23 45 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (10.63%) TDD
25 42 (10.14%) XML
25 42 (10.14%) Memory Management
26 41 (9.90%) Continuous Integration

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 12 (2.90%) CMS
2 11 (2.66%) IIS
3 8 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.69%) SAS
5 6 (1.45%) JBoss
5 6 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.72%) Apache
7 2 (0.48%) Drupal
7 2 (0.48%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.48%) WordPress
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.24%) TPMS
8 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.42%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.17%) MS Project
4 3 (0.72%) MS Office
4 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
5 2 (0.48%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (3.38%) PaaS
2 12 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (2.17%) SaaS
4 7 (1.69%) Office 365
5 4 (0.97%) IaaS
6 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.84%) HTTP
2 31 (7.49%) TCP/IP
3 30 (7.25%) DVB
4 16 (3.86%) DHCP
4 16 (3.86%) Internet
5 14 (3.38%) DNS
6 13 (3.14%) VPN
7 12 (2.90%) IPsec
8 11 (2.66%) Software-Defined Networking
9 10 (2.42%) BGP
9 10 (2.42%) IPv6
10 7 (1.69%) LAN
10 7 (1.69%) WAN
10 7 (1.69%) Wireless
11 6 (1.45%) SNMP
11 6 (1.45%) SSL
12 5 (1.21%) GSM
12 5 (1.21%) RTP
12 5 (1.21%) UMTS
12 5 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.83%) MongoDB
3 20 (4.83%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.62%) RDBMS
5 12 (2.90%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.66%) KDB
7 10 (2.42%) Big Data
8 9 (2.17%) MySQL
9 7 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.97%) Datazen
11 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.72%) HPCC
12 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.72%) Pentaho
12 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (9.42%) Subversion
2 35 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 30 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 26 (6.28%) ClearCase
4 26 (6.28%) GoogleTest
5 23 (5.56%) NUnit
6 20 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (4.11%) Ant
8 16 (3.86%) CppUnit
9 13 (3.14%) Jenkins
9 13 (3.14%) Selenium
10 12 (2.90%) Maven
11 11 (2.66%) HP UFT
12 10 (2.42%) Eclipse
12 10 (2.42%) SpecFlow
13 9 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
14 7 (1.69%) Trac
15 6 (1.45%) WiX
16 5 (1.21%) Rational Rhapsody
16 5 (1.21%) Xcode
General
1 27 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 20 (4.83%) Finance
3 16 (3.86%) Marketing
4 13 (3.14%) Electronics
5 11 (2.66%) Front Office
5 11 (2.66%) Military
6 7 (1.69%) Back Office
7 6 (1.45%) French Language
7 6 (1.45%) German Language
7 6 (1.45%) Italian Language
7 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.45%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.21%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.21%) Automotive
9 4 (0.97%) Law
10 3 (0.72%) Banking
10 3 (0.72%) Legal
11 2 (0.48%) Avionics
11 2 (0.48%) Retail
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 191 (46.14%) Developer
2 121 (29.23%) Software Engineer
3 107 (25.85%) C++ Developer
4 60 (14.49%) C++ Software Engineer
5 46 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 41 (9.90%) C++ Software Developer
7 31 (7.49%) C Developer
7 31 (7.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 31 (7.49%) Linux Engineer
8 25 (6.04%) Embedded Engineer
9 24 (5.80%) C/C++ Developer
9 24 (5.80%) SQL Developer
9 24 (5.80%) Support Engineer
10 23 (5.56%) Linux Developer
11 20 (4.83%) Oracle Developer
12 19 (4.59%) C# Developer
13 18 (4.35%) Architect
14 16 (3.86%) Analyst
14 16 (3.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 16 (3.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (21.98%) .NET
2 60 (14.49%) HTML
3 42 (10.14%) XML
4 37 (8.94%) CSS
5 36 (8.70%) STL
6 33 (7.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 27 (6.52%) Node.js
8 26 (6.28%) HTML5
9 21 (5.07%) Web Services
10 19 (4.59%) .NET Framework
10 19 (4.59%) REST
11 15 (3.62%) ASP.NET
11 15 (3.62%) MFC
12 12 (2.90%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.90%) XSLT
13 11 (2.66%) Esper
13 11 (2.66%) NumPy
13 11 (2.66%) Pandas
13 11 (2.66%) Pyramid
13 11 (2.66%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.01%) Computer Science
2 45 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (9.18%) Embedded Systems
4 26 (6.28%) STB
5 22 (5.31%) Algorithms
6 19 (4.59%) Derivative
6 19 (4.59%) MPEG
7 18 (4.35%) Digital TV
8 14 (3.38%) Visualisation
9 13 (3.14%) Mathematics
9 13 (3.14%) Statistics
10 11 (2.66%) Hedge funds
10 11 (2.66%) Public Cloud
11 10 (2.42%) Management Information System
12 9 (2.17%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.93%) Device Driver
14 6 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 5 (1.21%) CESG
15 5 (1.21%) Contactless
15 5 (1.21%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 183 (44.20%) Linux
2 116 (28.02%) Windows
3 82 (19.81%) Unix
4 23 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 18 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 13 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.17%) Android
7 9 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (1.69%) CentOS
8 7 (1.69%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.45%) Solaris
10 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.97%) AIX
11 4 (0.97%) HPUX
11 4 (0.97%) NetWare
11 4 (0.97%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.97%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (45.89%) Software Engineering
2 115 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (22.95%) Multithreading
4 72 (17.39%) OO
5 59 (14.25%) Scrum
6 54 (13.04%) UML
7 44 (10.63%) TDD
8 42 (10.14%) Memory Management
9 41 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (9.42%) Unit Testing
11 34 (8.21%) Configuration Management
12 30 (7.25%) Project Management
13 28 (6.76%) OOD
13 28 (6.76%) Open Source
14 27 (6.52%) Mentoring
14 27 (6.52%) User Stories
15 25 (6.04%) Software Testing
15 25 (6.04%) Use Case
16 23 (5.56%) SOA
17 22 (5.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 194 (46.86%) C
2 139 (33.57%) Java
3 116 (28.02%) C#
4 92 (22.22%) Python
5 89 (21.50%) SQL
6 58 (14.01%) Perl
7 46 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 31 (7.49%) Embedded C++
8 31 (7.49%) PHP
8 31 (7.49%) VB
9 29 (7.00%) VBScript
10 23 (5.56%) Embedded C
10 23 (5.56%) PowerShell
11 21 (5.07%) Bash Shell
12 20 (4.83%) VB.NET
13 19 (4.59%) Ruby
14 16 (3.86%) Shell Script
15 11 (2.66%) R
16 9 (2.17%) F#
17 7 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 68 (16.43%) Degree
3 59 (14.25%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.17%) MCSE
7 8 (1.93%) MCSD
8 6 (1.45%) MCSA
9 4 (0.97%) ISEB
9 4 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.48%) CEH
10 2 (0.48%) CISA
10 2 (0.48%) CISM
10 2 (0.48%) CISSP
10 2 (0.48%) CRISC
10 2 (0.48%) GIAC
10 2 (0.48%) RHCA
11 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.93%) QA
2 7 (1.69%) SLA
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 (3.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.45%) Docker
3 6 (1.45%) Firmware
4 4 (0.97%) GPFS
4 4 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.97%) vSphere
4 4 (0.97%) XenServer
5 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.48%) GridGain
5 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.48%) Xen
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.48%) everRun
2 2 (0.48%) Nessus
2 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.48%) Perfmon
2 2 (0.48%) Puppet
2 2 (0.48%) SCOrch
2 2 (0.48%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.48%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.24%) Nagios
3 1 (0.24%) Scalr
3 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (14.98%) Oracle
2 50 (12.08%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.11%) Google
4 16 (3.86%) IBM
5 14 (3.38%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.42%) VMware
7 9 (2.17%) HP
8 7 (1.69%) Telelogic
9 5 (1.21%) QNX
10 4 (0.97%) Perforce
10 4 (0.97%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.97%) Veritas
11 3 (0.72%) Capita
11 3 (0.72%) Citrix
11 3 (0.72%) EMC
12 2 (0.48%) Compaq
12 2 (0.48%) Hitachi
12 2 (0.48%) Remedy
12 2 (0.48%) Veracode
13 1 (0.24%) AppDynamics
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £43,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £57,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago