Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Programmer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 26 July 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++ Programmer
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 397 379
Rank change year-on-year +57 -18 -14
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 9 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.056% 0.005% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.006% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
South East median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +12.00%
10th Percentile £278 £400 £282
90th Percentile £338 £400 £575
England median daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year - -18.75% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South East median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -54.41% -15.00% +1.27%

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 15172 17667 18566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.45% 95.03% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8739 10690 10472
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £242 £235 £226
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 722 754 894
South East median hourly rate £17.59 £19.81 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.22% +13.21% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.68 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%

C++ Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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

C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer in the South East.

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

C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer in the South East.

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

C++ Programmer
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++ Programmer within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
West Sussex - 7 £325 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £275 -
C++ Programmer
England

C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
3 7 (77.78%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (77.78%) Multithreaded Programming
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) C
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Assembly Language
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Samba
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7

C++ Programmer 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 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Kalman Filter
1 7 (77.78%) Multithreaded Programming
1 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) Assembly Language
3 7 (77.78%) C
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle