The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 47 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% 0.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
357 328 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.73% 97.04% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 212 142
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 48 71
Average hourly rate £25.75 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.27% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Southampton region.

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

C++ Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Southampton region.

C++ Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

C++ Software Engineer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title 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 with C++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) UPnP
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title 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 with C++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DTV
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree