The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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++ Developer
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 235 204
Rank change year-on-year +27 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 31 35 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.39% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.41% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 48
Median daily rate £385 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £382 £335
% change year-on-year +7.98% +14.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.35% +8.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.43%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7221 8475 8976
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.54% 94.99% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4232 5056 5117
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 385 431
Median hourly rate £17.77 £20.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +23.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in the South East

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in the South East

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ Developer in the South East

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in the South East

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire +17 9 £425 +54.54% 2
Surrey -5 7 £385 -23.00% 8
West Sussex +22 5 £325 -
Berkshire +21 3 - - 2
East Sussex - 3 £225 -
Oxfordshire -7 2 £430 +1.17% 5
Buckinghamshire -15 1 - - 2
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (37.70%) Linux
3 22 (36.07%) Java
4 21 (34.43%) Windows
5 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (27.87%) C#
7 16 (26.23%) SQL
8 15 (24.59%) MFC
9 14 (22.95%) C
10 13 (21.31%) MySQL
10 13 (21.31%) Degree
10 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
11 12 (19.67%) Eclipse
12 11 (18.03%) Multithreading
13 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
13 10 (16.39%) MVC
13 10 (16.39%) XML Messaging
13 10 (16.39%) OOD
13 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
13 10 (16.39%) XML
13 10 (16.39%) Kalman Filter
14 9 (14.75%) Client/Server
15 8 (13.11%) .NET
15 8 (13.11%) TDD
15 8 (13.11%) Unreal Engine
15 8 (13.11%) Multithreaded Programming
16 7 (11.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
16 7 (11.48%) Oracle

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (6.56%) Google App Engine
2 4 (6.56%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) LAN
1 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) DVB
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) MySQL
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Eclipse
2 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.20%) GDB
3 5 (8.20%) JIRA
3 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.56%) Bugzilla
4 4 (6.56%) GNU Toolchain
4 4 (6.56%) Trac
5 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.92%) Games
1 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) MFC
2 10 (16.39%) XML
2 10 (16.39%) XML Messaging
3 8 (13.11%) .NET
3 8 (13.11%) Unreal Engine
4 7 (11.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 5 (8.20%) REST
5 5 (8.20%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (6.56%) Web Services
7 3 (4.92%) DirectX
7 3 (4.92%) OpenGL
7 3 (4.92%) Qt
7 3 (4.92%) STL
7 3 (4.92%) WCF
8 1 (1.64%) COM+
8 1 (1.64%) HTML
8 1 (1.64%) HTML5
8 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.75%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.28%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) CUDA
5 2 (3.28%) STB
6 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.64%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
2 21 (34.43%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.03%) Multithreading
3 10 (16.39%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (16.39%) MVC
3 10 (16.39%) OOD
3 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
4 8 (13.11%) Multithreaded Programming
4 8 (13.11%) TDD
5 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.48%) OO
5 7 (11.48%) Scrum
6 6 (9.84%) Functional Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (8.20%) SDLC
7 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.56%) Cross-Platform Development
8 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.56%) UML
8 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C++
2 22 (36.07%) Java
3 17 (27.87%) C#
4 16 (26.23%) SQL
5 14 (22.95%) C
6 7 (11.48%) Assembly Language
7 6 (9.84%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.28%) Python
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Google
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) ILOG
3 3 (4.92%) Telerik
4 1 (1.64%) Samsung
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