Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 25 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++ Developer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 118 125
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 8 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.32% 0.84% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.88% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 7
Surrey median daily rate £385 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.41% - +17.24%
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Surrey median hourly rate - £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.35% -16.67%
South East median hourly rate £46.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.75% +8.75% -21.57%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2388 2499 2578
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.42% 95.78% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1672 1434
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.85% +6.07%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £240
90th Percentile £575 £575 £532
South East median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 137 117
Surrey median hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.74 £11.15 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £50.18
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.32% +2.91%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Surrey

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Surrey

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in Surrey

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 25 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
Redhill -23 5 £385 +0.65%
Guildford +3 1 £300 -22.58%
C++ Developer
South East

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Surrey region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 4 (50.00%) MFC
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Use Case
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) STL
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) OOD
4 3 (37.50%) ILOG
4 3 (37.50%) DirectX
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
5 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Qt
5 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (25.00%) CUDA
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) GoogleTest
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) MFC
2 3 (37.50%) DirectX
2 3 (37.50%) STL
3 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (25.00%) Qt
4 1 (12.50%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (25.00%) CUDA
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) OOD
1 3 (37.50%) UML
1 3 (37.50%) Use Case
1 3 (37.50%) User Stories
1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) ILOG