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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 41 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.84% 0.91% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 3.49% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £253 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
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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
147 86 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 41.29% 25.98% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 49 50
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 17
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £12.25 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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 8 (80.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Android Development
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (20.00%) ASN.1
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) MFC
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) wxWidgets
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (10.00%) UPnP
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Qt
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Big Data
6 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) ASN.1
2 1 (10.00%) UPnP
2 1 (10.00%) DVB
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQLite
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) MFC
1 2 (20.00%) wxWidgets
2 1 (10.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) STL
2 1 (10.00%) POSIX
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DTV
1 1 (10.00%) STB
1 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) Android Development
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (10.00%) OOP
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Ericsson