The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 30 29 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.77% 3.80% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 13.70% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +12.82%

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
82 73 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.54% 27.76% 50.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 119
Median daily rate £350 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -6.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) NuGet
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) SignalR
2 1 (20.00%) STL
2 1 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin