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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South East / Hampshire
Rank 74 53 44
Rank change year-on-year -21 -9  
Contract jobs citing C++ 40 75 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.17% 3.44% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.42% 10.20% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 30
Median daily rate £415 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.75% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £449 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.00 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £44.60 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 623 735 828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 33.79% 33.72% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 494 429
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 31 42
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
Portsmouth -10 7 £344 -25.47% 2
Fareham -3 6 £425 -8.60% 4
Winchester +3 5 £415 +25.75%
Basingstoke +4 3 £450 +63.63% 5
Southampton +2 2 £325 - 15
Romsey -2 1 £380 +1.33% 1
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (61.80%) Security Cleared
2 44 (49.44%) Linux
2 44 (49.44%) SC Cleared
3 38 (42.70%) C
4 30 (33.71%) Windows
4 30 (33.71%) Software Engineering
5 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (28.09%) C#
7 23 (25.84%) Unix
8 22 (24.72%) Java
8 22 (24.72%) Python
9 19 (21.35%) UML
10 17 (19.10%) Scrum
11 16 (17.98%) OO
12 15 (16.85%) SQL
12 15 (16.85%) XML
12 15 (16.85%) Configuration Management
13 14 (15.73%) .NET
14 13 (14.61%) MySQL
14 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
14 13 (14.61%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
15 12 (13.48%) Client/Server
16 11 (12.36%) Eclipse
16 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
17 10 (11.24%) OOD
17 10 (11.24%) GoogleTest
17 10 (11.24%) Subversion
17 10 (11.24%) JIRA
17 10 (11.24%) Integration Testing

C++
Top Related 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 2 (2.25%) GlassFish
1 2 (2.25%) JBoss
1 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) Simulink
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.74%) DNS
2 6 (6.74%) LAN
3 3 (3.37%) HTTP
4 2 (2.25%) DVB
4 2 (2.25%) LDAP
4 2 (2.25%) SNMP
4 2 (2.25%) SSL
5 1 (1.12%) AMQP
5 1 (1.12%) DHCP
5 1 (1.12%) Network Security
5 1 (1.12%) VoIP
5 1 (1.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) MySQL
2 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.25%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (2.25%) GIS
3 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.12%) DB2
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.36%) Eclipse
3 10 (11.24%) GoogleTest
3 10 (11.24%) JIRA
3 10 (11.24%) Subversion
4 9 (10.11%) NUnit
5 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
7 6 (6.74%) Ant
7 6 (6.74%) ClearCase
7 6 (6.74%) CppUnit
8 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.49%) Selenium
9 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.25%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.25%) JUnit
9 2 (2.25%) NetBeans
9 2 (2.25%) NuGet
9 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.12%) Xcode
General
1 8 (8.99%) Military
2 3 (3.37%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.12%) Electronics
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (51.69%) Developer
2 26 (29.21%) C++ Developer
3 16 (17.98%) Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.36%) Software Developer
5 10 (11.24%) C Developer
6 9 (10.11%) C++/Java Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Architect
8 6 (6.74%) C++ Software Developer
8 6 (6.74%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Programmer
9 5 (5.62%) Tester
10 4 (4.49%) Ada Developer
10 4 (4.49%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) C/C++ Developer
10 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.37%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Mac Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) XML
2 14 (15.73%) .NET
3 9 (10.11%) MFC
3 9 (10.11%) XML Messaging
4 8 (8.99%) COM+
4 8 (8.99%) WCF
5 6 (6.74%) STL
6 4 (4.49%) HTML
6 4 (4.49%) HTML5
6 4 (4.49%) Qt
6 4 (4.49%) Web Services
7 3 (3.37%) ATL
7 3 (3.37%) Node.js
7 3 (3.37%) XSLT
8 2 (2.25%) CSS
8 2 (2.25%) JSP
8 2 (2.25%) Servlets
8 2 (2.25%) Swing
8 2 (2.25%) XHTML
8 2 (2.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Client/Server
2 9 (10.11%) Derivative
3 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Replication
4 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.49%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) MPEG
5 2 (2.25%) STB
5 2 (2.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.12%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 44 (49.44%) Linux
2 30 (33.71%) Windows
3 23 (25.84%) Unix
4 4 (4.49%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.25%) Android
5 2 (2.25%) CentOS
5 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.25%) Solaris
5 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Software Engineering
2 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.35%) UML
4 17 (19.10%) Scrum
5 16 (17.98%) OO
6 15 (16.85%) Configuration Management
7 13 (14.61%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (11.24%) Integration Testing
8 10 (11.24%) OOD
9 9 (10.11%) Mathematics
9 9 (10.11%) Memory Management
9 9 (10.11%) MVC
9 9 (10.11%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.11%) Use Case
10 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
10 8 (8.99%) SDLC
11 7 (7.87%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (7.87%) Project Management
12 6 (6.74%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.70%) C
2 25 (28.09%) C#
3 22 (24.72%) Java
3 22 (24.72%) Python
4 15 (16.85%) SQL
5 8 (8.99%) Perl
6 7 (7.87%) Ada
7 6 (6.74%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.49%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.49%) Ruby
9 3 (3.37%) PHP
10 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.25%) Tcl
11 1 (1.12%) F#
11 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.12%) Smalltalk
11 1 (1.12%) VB
11 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (61.80%) Security Cleared
2 44 (49.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) Degree
5 2 (2.25%) SANS
6 1 (1.12%) ISEB
6 1 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.25%) Samba
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) WMI
2 2 (2.25%) Cobbler
2 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Telerik
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) HP
4 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) SaltStack
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £319 - £371 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago