The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Southampton region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 28 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.39% 2.94% 3.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.03% 8.99% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate £400 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £282 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £346 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.60%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.60% 32.72% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 54 34
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £412 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C++
Hampshire

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (50.00%) C
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) XML
3 8 (28.57%) Python
4 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) SOAP
4 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Network Security
5 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
5 6 (21.43%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.86%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
7 4 (14.29%) UML
7 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) COM
7 4 (14.29%) CTI
8 3 (10.71%) Subversion
8 3 (10.71%) 3GPP
8 3 (10.71%) MySQL
8 3 (10.71%) Java
8 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
8 3 (10.71%) Moq
8 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Network Security
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) CTI
3 3 (10.71%) 3GPP
4 2 (7.14%) SMTP
4 2 (7.14%) HTTP
4 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) GSM
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) Moq
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) SOAP
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) COM
5 3 (10.71%) LINQ
6 2 (7.14%) Django
6 2 (7.14%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) STL
7 1 (3.57%) LAMP
7 1 (3.57%) WinForms
7 1 (3.57%) Web Services
7 1 (3.57%) ATL
7 1 (3.57%) MFC
7 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) Physics
2 2 (7.14%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) OO
2 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
3 4 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 2 (7.14%) OOD
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.57%) Android Development
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) ICONIX
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) C
2 8 (28.57%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Golang
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Ericsson
2 1 (3.57%) Google
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