The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 April 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++
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 61 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7  
Contract jobs citing C++ 37 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.79% 3.25% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 7.89% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 23
Median daily rate £375 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £380 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -7.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.13 £42.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.07% +8.33%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 592 545 520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 44.71% 41.19% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 378 326
Median daily rate £399 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.17% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 16
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £21.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £47.50 £51.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Surrey

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Surrey

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Surrey over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Surrey

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Surrey

C++
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++ within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Redhill -11 9 £385 -13.48% 1
Camberley - 8 - - 2
Staines -1 5 £375 -
Woking - 2 £343 - 6
Leatherhead +22 1 £450 -5.26% 4
Guildford -2 1 - - 4
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for C++.

1 36 (61.02%) Linux
2 31 (52.54%) Software Engineering
3 23 (38.98%) STL
3 23 (38.98%) LTE
3 23 (38.98%) Cross-Platform Development
4 22 (37.29%) Telecoms
4 22 (37.29%) OO
5 21 (35.59%) Subversion
6 20 (33.90%) RANAP
6 20 (33.90%) GSM
6 20 (33.90%) PBX
6 20 (33.90%) RTP
6 20 (33.90%) UMTS
6 20 (33.90%) VoIP
6 20 (33.90%) Cisco
6 20 (33.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 20 (33.90%) Asterisk PBX
6 20 (33.90%) GCC
6 20 (33.90%) GDB
6 20 (33.90%) Trac
6 20 (33.90%) Diameter Protocol
7 19 (32.20%) C
8 18 (30.51%) Multithreading
9 14 (23.73%) Wireshark
10 11 (18.64%) Python
11 10 (16.95%) Electronics
12 9 (15.25%) GGSN
12 9 (15.25%) SGSN
12 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.25%) MGW

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.69%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) LTE
2 20 (33.90%) Asterisk PBX
2 20 (33.90%) Diameter Protocol
2 20 (33.90%) GSM
2 20 (33.90%) PBX
2 20 (33.90%) RANAP
2 20 (33.90%) RTP
2 20 (33.90%) UMTS
2 20 (33.90%) VoIP
3 14 (23.73%) Wireshark
4 9 (15.25%) GGSN
4 9 (15.25%) MGW
4 9 (15.25%) SGSN
5 3 (5.08%) 2G
5 3 (5.08%) 3G
5 3 (5.08%) DVB
5 3 (5.08%) HTTP
6 2 (3.39%) DNS
6 2 (3.39%) SNMP
6 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) MySQL
1 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.08%) Big Data
2 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Subversion
2 20 (33.90%) GCC
2 20 (33.90%) GDB
2 20 (33.90%) Trac
3 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.69%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (37.29%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Electronics
3 4 (6.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Software Engineer
2 23 (38.98%) C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (27.12%) Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C++ Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Android Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Machine Learning Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Telecoms Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) STL
2 20 (33.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (10.17%) HTML
3 6 (10.17%) Node.js
3 6 (10.17%) REST
4 4 (6.78%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (6.78%) HTML5
4 4 (6.78%) MFC
5 3 (5.08%) CSS
5 3 (5.08%) DirectX
5 3 (5.08%) React
6 2 (3.39%) Android NDK
6 2 (3.39%) OpenGL
6 2 (3.39%) XML
7 1 (1.69%) ActiveX
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.69%) CSS3
7 1 (1.69%) GWT
7 1 (1.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (5.08%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (5.08%) Digital TV
2 3 (5.08%) MPEG
2 3 (5.08%) STB
3 2 (3.39%) CESG
3 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (61.02%) Linux
2 9 (15.25%) Android
3 6 (10.17%) Windows
4 2 (3.39%) CentOS
4 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.39%) Unix
5 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.69%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (52.54%) Software Engineering
2 23 (38.98%) Cross-Platform Development
3 22 (37.29%) OO
4 18 (30.51%) Multithreading
5 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.17%) High Availability
7 5 (8.47%) Scrum
8 4 (6.78%) Android Development
8 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.78%) Machine Learning
8 4 (6.78%) UML
9 3 (5.08%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (5.08%) Front End Development
9 3 (5.08%) Prototyping
9 3 (5.08%) SOA
9 3 (5.08%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) TDD
9 3 (5.08%) Use Case
9 3 (5.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) C
2 11 (18.64%) Python
3 7 (11.86%) Embedded C++
3 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.17%) Java
4 6 (10.17%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) C#
5 4 (6.78%) Embedded C
5 4 (6.78%) Perl
6 3 (5.08%) ES6
7 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.69%) ISO26262
1 1 (1.69%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
1 2 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Cisco
2 3 (5.08%) ILOG
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe
3 2 (3.39%) Atmel
3 2 (3.39%) Ericsson
3 2 (3.39%) Greenplum
3 2 (3.39%) Huawei
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (3.39%) Nortel
3 2 (3.39%) SaltStack
3 2 (3.39%) Samsung
4 1 (1.69%) Freescale
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) Intel
4 1 (1.69%) Motorola
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
Guildford, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum (3 year contract)
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Rate: 35000-45000 Per Annum (3 year contract)
Posted: 11 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago