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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 28 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.07% 1.18% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.75% 3.13% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £344 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.28% +0.63%
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
87 128 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.95% 37.65% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 97 79
Median daily rate £379 £370 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% +17.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £434 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -27.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 2016, 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 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) C
2 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (53.33%) Node.js
3 8 (53.33%) User Stories
4 7 (46.67%) REST
4 7 (46.67%) Software Architecture
4 7 (46.67%) HTML5
4 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) SOA
4 7 (46.67%) MPEG
4 7 (46.67%) HTTP
4 7 (46.67%) DTV
4 7 (46.67%) DVB
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) STB
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) VMware
9 2 (13.33%) Clustering
9 2 (13.33%) WinForms

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DVB
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) GoogleTest
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
1 7 (46.67%) HTML5
1 7 (46.67%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (13.33%) WinForms
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) DTV
1 7 (46.67%) MPEG
1 7 (46.67%) STB
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) HACMP
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) AIX
3 2 (13.33%) HPUX
3 2 (13.33%) NetWare
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) User Stories
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (46.67%) SOA
4 7 (46.67%) Software Architecture
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (13.33%) Korn
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) GPFS
1 2 (13.33%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Compaq
1 2 (13.33%) EMC
1 2 (13.33%) Hitachi
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) Veritas
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat