The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 47 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.94% 2.70% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 7.19% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +17.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.20
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.52%
C++
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
168 139 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.53% 37.57% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 102 52
Average daily rate £375 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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++
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 28 April 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) IronPython
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) WebSockets
2 2 (33.33%) Modbus
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) MQTT
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) VC++
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Embarcadero
3 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (16.67%) Games

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Modbus
1 2 (33.33%) MQTT
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) WebSockets
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Video Processing
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) VC++
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) IronPython
2 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Embarcadero
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