Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 69 49
Rank change year-on-year -22 -20 +32
Contract jobs citing C++ 65 106 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.82% 2.72% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.94% 8.30% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 57 95
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £337 £250 £225
90th Percentile £488 £558 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 29
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.56 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.62% +1.18% +3.03%
10th Percentile £38.58 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.77 £48.75 £50.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1095 1277 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 30.70% 32.79% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 777 1003
Hampshire median daily rate £393 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% - +4.29%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £485
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 81 87
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £30.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £50.53 £58.75 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +18 17 £388 -18.42% 2
Fareham +8 9 £475 - 2
Winchester +20 8 £428 -22.27% 2
Hook +2 6 £295 -7.81%
Portsmouth -10 5 £425 +209.09%
Basingstoke - 5 £293 - 4
Eastleigh -5 1 £375 +12.61%
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 37 (56.92%) Software Engineering
2 25 (38.46%) Linux
3 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
3 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
4 23 (35.38%) Windows
5 19 (29.23%) C#
6 18 (27.69%) Visual Studio
7 16 (24.62%) C
7 16 (24.62%) Multithreading
7 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (18.46%) UML
11 11 (16.92%) OOD
11 11 (16.92%) .NET
11 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
11 11 (16.92%) XML
12 10 (15.38%) Degree
12 10 (15.38%) Network Security
12 10 (15.38%) OWASP
12 10 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (13.85%) WiX
13 9 (13.85%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (13.85%) WCF
14 8 (12.31%) CTI
14 8 (12.31%) HTML
15 7 (10.77%) SQL
15 7 (10.77%) Ada
16 6 (9.23%) Python

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.38%) Network Security
3 8 (12.31%) CTI
4 6 (9.23%) Link 11
4 6 (9.23%) Link 16
5 3 (4.62%) Internet
5 3 (4.62%) VoIP
6 2 (3.08%) HTTP
6 2 (3.08%) RTP
6 2 (3.08%) SNMP
7 1 (1.54%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.54%) LAN
7 1 (1.54%) RS-232
7 1 (1.54%) RS-485
7 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.62%) MySQL
4 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.85%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (13.85%) WiX
3 5 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (6.15%) JIRA
4 4 (6.15%) VectorCAST
5 3 (4.62%) FishEye
5 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.54%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.54%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.54%) Subversion
7 1 (1.54%) webpack
General
1 6 (9.23%) Military
2 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.62%) Electronics
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
1 29 (44.62%) Software Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) C++ Developer
3 9 (13.85%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Software Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Ada Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Ada Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Ada Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Development Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Embedded Software Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) .NET
1 11 (16.92%) XML
2 9 (13.85%) WCF
3 8 (12.31%) HTML
4 5 (7.69%) JSON
4 5 (7.69%) MEAN Stack
5 4 (6.15%) MFC
6 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.62%) CSS
6 3 (4.62%) CSS3
6 3 (4.62%) HTML5
6 3 (4.62%) Node.js
6 3 (4.62%) Qt
6 3 (4.62%) STL
6 3 (4.62%) WebRTC
6 3 (4.62%) WebSockets
7 2 (3.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (3.08%) Express
8 1 (1.54%) Qt Quick
8 1 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.15%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Linux
2 23 (35.38%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Unix
3 5 (7.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) Software Engineering
2 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.62%) Multithreading
3 12 (18.46%) UML
4 11 (16.92%) OOD
5 10 (15.38%) OWASP
6 5 (7.69%) SDLC
6 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.15%) Requirements Management
8 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.62%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (4.62%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.08%) Change Control
9 2 (3.08%) DevOps
9 2 (3.08%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (3.08%) OO
9 2 (3.08%) Physics
9 2 (3.08%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) C#
2 16 (24.62%) C
3 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) Ada
4 7 (10.77%) SQL
5 6 (9.23%) Python
6 2 (3.08%) Java
6 2 (3.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.54%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
1 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.08%) MISRA
2 2 (3.08%) MISRA C
2 2 (3.08%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.54%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) zsh
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.54%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.54%) IBM
3 1 (1.54%) Wind River