Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 18 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++
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 53 58
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing C++ 17 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.63% 0.98% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.60% 3.73% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Southampton median daily rate £388 £475 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +31.12% +3.50%
10th Percentile £369 £413 £305
90th Percentile £396 £537 £422
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 8
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 - £45.00
10th Percentile £42.03 - £38.88
90th Percentile £50.97 - £49.51
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.56 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.62% +1.18% +3.03%

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 177 134 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.82% 26.33% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 94 193
Southampton median daily rate £363 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +1.47% -2.86%
10th Percentile £254 £221 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £395 £370 £365
% change year-on-year +6.76% +1.37% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 27
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.90% +10.00% +35.27%
10th Percentile £42.05 £12.31 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.87 £43.13 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Southampton

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Southampton

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Southampton region with a requirement for C++.

1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) Visual Studio
3 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) Multithreading
4 10 (58.82%) Network Security
4 10 (58.82%) OWASP
4 10 (58.82%) OOD
4 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) XML
4 10 (58.82%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (52.94%) WiX
5 9 (52.94%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) .NET
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 9 (52.94%) WCF
6 8 (47.06%) CTI
7 7 (41.18%) UML
8 6 (35.29%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (35.29%) Degree
9 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
10 3 (17.65%) JIRA
10 3 (17.65%) DO-178B
10 3 (17.65%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
10 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
10 3 (17.65%) VxWorks
10 3 (17.65%) JavaScript

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (58.82%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Network Security
1 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
2 8 (47.06%) CTI
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Visual Studio
2 9 (52.94%) WiX
3 6 (35.29%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (17.65%) FishEye
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (17.65%) VectorCAST
5 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
5 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
5 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.88%) Rational Rose
5 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) XML
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) ActiveX
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) MFC
3 1 (5.88%) OLE
3 1 (5.88%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) VxWorks
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Multithreading
2 10 (58.82%) OOD
2 10 (58.82%) OWASP
3 7 (41.18%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) BC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) zsh
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Green Hills
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Wind River