The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 70 48
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22  
Contract jobs citing C++ 46 47 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.56% 2.35% 3.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.46% 7.33% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 44
Median daily rate £475 £355 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.80% +10.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £318 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £408 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.43% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.65 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.41 £43.90 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.05% +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 544 641 751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.31% 32.07% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 401 482
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 32
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +13.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.50 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Hampshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Hampshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Hampshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Hampshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham - 11 £475 -
Winchester +16 8 £428 - 4
Portsmouth +3 8 £425 -
Southampton +2 3 £550 +37.50% 6
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 55 (63.22%) Security Cleared
2 50 (57.47%) SC Cleared
3 48 (55.17%) Software Engineering
4 33 (37.93%) C
5 27 (31.03%) Windows
6 26 (29.89%) Linux
7 23 (26.44%) C#
8 20 (22.99%) Java
8 20 (22.99%) Visual Studio
9 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.24%) Configuration Management
11 14 (16.09%) Scrum
11 14 (16.09%) SDLC
12 13 (14.94%) HTML5
12 13 (14.94%) Military
12 13 (14.94%) .NET
12 13 (14.94%) HTML
12 13 (14.94%) SQL
12 13 (14.94%) Ada
13 12 (13.79%) Python
13 12 (13.79%) XML
13 12 (13.79%) MFC
13 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.64%) Node.js
14 11 (12.64%) Link 11
14 11 (12.64%) MySQL
14 11 (12.64%) Perl
15 10 (11.49%) Eclipse
15 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
15 10 (11.49%) XML Messaging

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) Link 11
2 10 (11.49%) Link 16
3 7 (8.05%) DVB
4 5 (5.75%) HTTP
4 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.60%) DNS
5 4 (4.60%) LAN
6 3 (3.45%) DLNA
6 3 (3.45%) DOCSIS
6 3 (3.45%) UPnP
7 1 (1.15%) DHCP
7 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.15%) Network Security
7 1 (1.15%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) MySQL
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.30%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (2.30%) GIS
5 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) DTS
Development Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.49%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.05%) JIRA
5 6 (6.90%) Subversion
6 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.45%) Selenium
9 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.30%) NuGet
9 2 (2.30%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (2.30%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.15%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (1.15%) Redmine
10 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (14.94%) Military
2 7 (8.05%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Finance
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Developer
2 25 (28.74%) Software Engineer
3 20 (22.99%) C++ Developer
4 12 (13.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 10 (11.49%) C++/Java Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Ada Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Ada Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Ada Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Tester
9 3 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Architect
9 3 (3.45%) C++ Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) .NET
1 13 (14.94%) HTML
1 13 (14.94%) HTML5
2 12 (13.79%) MFC
2 12 (13.79%) XML
3 11 (12.64%) Node.js
4 10 (11.49%) XML Messaging
5 8 (9.20%) Qt
6 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.90%) CSS
6 6 (6.90%) CSS3
6 6 (6.90%) Express
6 6 (6.90%) MEAN Stack
7 5 (5.75%) WCF
8 4 (4.60%) REST
9 3 (3.45%) Middleware
9 3 (3.45%) POSIX
10 2 (2.30%) COM+
10 2 (2.30%) Entity Framework
10 2 (2.30%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.05%) Digital TV
2 7 (8.05%) STB
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) MPEG
4 4 (4.60%) Replication
5 3 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.45%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) User Experience
7 1 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Windows
2 26 (29.89%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Unix
4 2 (2.30%) Android
4 2 (2.30%) CentOS
4 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Solaris
4 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.30%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) Software Engineering
2 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.24%) Configuration Management
4 14 (16.09%) Scrum
4 14 (16.09%) SDLC
5 10 (11.49%) MVC
6 8 (9.20%) UML
7 6 (6.90%) Change Control
7 6 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (5.75%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (5.75%) OO
8 5 (5.75%) TDD
8 5 (5.75%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.60%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.60%) Data Transformation
9 4 (4.60%) DevOps
9 4 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.60%) SOA
10 3 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) C
2 23 (26.44%) C#
3 20 (22.99%) Java
4 13 (14.94%) Ada
4 13 (14.94%) SQL
5 12 (13.79%) Python
6 11 (12.64%) Perl
7 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.45%) Ruby
10 2 (2.30%) PHP
11 1 (1.15%) Smalltalk
11 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (63.22%) Security Cleared
2 50 (57.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (2.30%) SANS
5 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
1 2 (2.30%) Samba
1 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Cobbler
1 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.30%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Telerik
3 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.30%) SaltStack
3 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.15%) HP
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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