Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 288 291
Rank change year-on-year -48 +3 +28
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 42 91 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.58% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 50 71
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40% -4.29%
10th Percentile £317 £312 £225
90th Percentile £497 £539 £500
England median daily rate £600 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 16
South East median hourly rate £41.61 £43.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -9.47% +11.76%
10th Percentile £38.32 £27.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.10 £62.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.15 £40.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +2.88% -3.03% -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15904 15621 18300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.95% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9440 9298 10742
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 772 917
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Hampshire +5 16 £400 +21.21%
Surrey -10 15 £425 -15.00% 8
Thames Valley -38 9 £375 -6.25% 12
Berkshire -3 4 £400 +14.29% 3
Buckinghamshire -30 4 £375 -11.76% 2
East Sussex +2 1 - -
Oxfordshire -10 1 £375 -6.25% 7
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 42 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (64.29%) Linux
3 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
5 10 (23.81%) Windows
5 10 (23.81%) C
6 9 (21.43%) Python
6 9 (21.43%) TDD
7 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 8 (19.05%) SQL
8 7 (16.67%) Java
8 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 7 (16.67%) GoogleTest
8 7 (16.67%) Software Architecture
8 7 (16.67%) Yocto
9 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 6 (14.29%) Scrum
9 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 6 (14.29%) C#
9 6 (14.29%) OO
9 6 (14.29%) Unix
10 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.90%) .NET
10 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
11 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
11 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.52%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.38%) CTI
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) DOCSIS
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) MQTT
2 1 (2.38%) Multicast
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) RTP
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.67%) GoogleTest
2 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) ProC
6 1 (2.38%) Ant
6 1 (2.38%) GCC
6 1 (2.38%) Gradle
6 1 (2.38%) Hudson
6 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) WiX
General
1 2 (4.76%) Banking
1 2 (4.76%) General Ledger
1 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Yocto
2 5 (11.90%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) JSON
4 3 (7.14%) Qt
4 3 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (4.76%) MEAN Stack
5 2 (4.76%) MFC
5 2 (4.76%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) CSS
6 1 (2.38%) EJB
6 1 (2.38%) JMS
6 1 (2.38%) QML
6 1 (2.38%) Qt Quick
6 1 (2.38%) Web Services
6 1 (2.38%) WebRTC
6 1 (2.38%) WebSockets
6 1 (2.38%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (4.76%) Equities
3 1 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) CUDA
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Linux
2 10 (23.81%) Windows
3 6 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 6 (14.29%) OO
6 6 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.76%) BDD
8 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (4.76%) OOD
8 2 (4.76%) Open Source
8 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Web Development
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.38%) High Availability
9 1 (2.38%) OWASP
9 1 (2.38%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (23.81%) C
3 9 (21.43%) Python
4 8 (19.05%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (14.29%) C#
6 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) MISRA
1 1 (2.38%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Red Hat