Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 72 60
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12 +33
Contract jobs citing C++ 103 72 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.17% 2.69% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.45% 6.98% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 30
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.89%
10th Percentile £300 £311 £300
90th Percentile £538 £541 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 24
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £39.00 £42.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £52.75 £50.25 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year - +7.78% +4.38%

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 Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,382 1,032 959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 42.56% 38.49% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 744 656
Surrey median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £308
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 49
Surrey median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21.25 £25.00 £20.95
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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 +5 19 - - 1
Staines -7 11 £425 - 3
Guildford -22 11 £360 -10.00% 17
Camberley -2 10 £130 -75.93% 1
Leatherhead +15 9 £488 -7.14% 12
Farnham - 7 £338 - 3
Woking +5 4 £550 +46.67% 14
Reigate - 1 - - 1
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for C++.

1 50 (48.54%) Software Engineering
2 46 (44.66%) Linux
3 38 (36.89%) C
4 36 (34.95%) Java
5 28 (27.18%) Degree
6 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (24.27%) Python
8 24 (23.30%) SC Cleared
8 24 (23.30%) Security Cleared
9 23 (22.33%) Computer Science
10 22 (21.36%) Windows
10 22 (21.36%) C#
11 20 (19.42%) Scrum
12 18 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (15.53%) Android
14 14 (13.59%) Subversion
15 13 (12.62%) Unit Testing
16 12 (11.65%) Multithreading
16 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
17 11 (10.68%) HTML
17 11 (10.68%) Embedded Linux
18 10 (9.71%) JIRA
18 10 (9.71%) Mathematics
18 10 (9.71%) Test Automation
18 10 (9.71%) Open Source
18 10 (9.71%) .NET
19 9 (8.74%) Apache
19 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
19 9 (8.74%) HTTP
19 9 (8.74%) OpenGL

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 9 (8.74%) Apache
2 5 (4.85%) SAS
3 2 (1.94%) CICS
3 2 (1.94%) Confluence
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Google Play
2 3 (2.91%) GitHub
2 3 (2.91%) NuGet
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.74%) HTTP
1 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.77%) DNS
3 7 (6.80%) DHCP
3 7 (6.80%) L2TP
3 7 (6.80%) MPLS
4 4 (3.88%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (3.88%) GGSN
4 4 (3.88%) GSM
4 4 (3.88%) LTE
4 4 (3.88%) MGW
4 4 (3.88%) RANAP
4 4 (3.88%) SGSN
4 4 (3.88%) UMTS
4 4 (3.88%) VoIP
5 3 (2.91%) Firewall
5 3 (2.91%) RTP
5 3 (2.91%) SNMP
6 2 (1.94%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) SAS EBI
2 2 (1.94%) DB2
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.97%) Big Data
3 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.97%) HBase
3 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.97%) MySQL
3 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.97%) Spark SQL
3 1 (0.97%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Subversion
2 10 (9.71%) JIRA
3 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.88%) GCC
5 4 (3.88%) GDB
5 4 (3.88%) Selenium
5 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.91%) JMeter
6 3 (2.91%) Trac
7 2 (1.94%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.94%) JUnit
7 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.94%) YouTrack
8 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.97%) Maven
8 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.97%) NUnit
8 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (5.83%) Electronics
1 6 (5.83%) Games
2 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.97%) Automotive
4 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (43.69%) Software Engineer
2 35 (33.98%) Developer
3 24 (23.30%) C++ Software Engineer
4 20 (19.42%) C++ Developer
5 14 (13.59%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (11.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (10.68%) Software Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Embedded Engineer
9 8 (7.77%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (6.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (6.80%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Analyst
11 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (4.85%) C++ Software Developer
11 5 (4.85%) Data Analyst
11 5 (4.85%) Support Specialist
11 5 (4.85%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (4.85%) Technical Support
11 5 (4.85%) Technical Support Specialist
11 5 (4.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) HTML
2 10 (9.71%) .NET
3 9 (8.74%) OpenGL
4 8 (7.77%) OpenGL ES
4 8 (7.77%) Vulkan
5 7 (6.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 7 (6.80%) DirectX
6 6 (5.83%) Qt
6 6 (5.83%) Servlets
7 5 (4.85%) STL
8 4 (3.88%) REST
8 4 (3.88%) Web Services
8 4 (3.88%) XML
9 3 (2.91%) Node.js
9 3 (2.91%) SOAP
9 3 (2.91%) Yocto
10 2 (1.94%) CSS
10 2 (1.94%) JPA
10 2 (1.94%) Spring
10 2 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.83%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.83%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (5.83%) PKI
3 5 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.85%) User Experience
4 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.97%) Arduino
5 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.97%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.97%) GPGPU
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.97%) Photography
5 1 (0.97%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 46 (44.66%) Linux
2 22 (21.36%) Windows
3 16 (15.53%) Android
4 11 (10.68%) Embedded Linux
5 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.88%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.91%) Unix
8 2 (1.94%) Debian
9 1 (0.97%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.54%) Software Engineering
2 27 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.42%) Scrum
4 18 (17.48%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (12.62%) Unit Testing
6 12 (11.65%) Multithreading
7 10 (9.71%) Mathematics
7 10 (9.71%) Open Source
7 10 (9.71%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.77%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 8 (7.77%) Machine Learning
8 8 (7.77%) TDD
9 7 (6.80%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.83%) ITIL
10 6 (5.83%) Service Management
10 6 (5.83%) UML
11 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.85%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.85%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.89%) C
2 36 (34.95%) Java
3 25 (24.27%) Python
4 22 (21.36%) C#
5 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.74%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.77%) SQL
8 6 (5.83%) Ruby
9 5 (4.85%) Embedded C
9 5 (4.85%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.85%) R
10 4 (3.88%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.91%) C++/CLI
11 3 (2.91%) Perl
12 2 (1.94%) COBOL
12 2 (1.94%) Go
12 2 (1.94%) PL/1
12 2 (1.94%) REXX
12 2 (1.94%) VB
12 2 (1.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (27.18%) Degree
2 24 (23.30%) SC Cleared
2 24 (23.30%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) HND
3 6 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.85%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.91%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.91%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.94%) ISEB
7 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.94%) PMP
8 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) ECSS
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Firmware
2 2 (1.94%) ACF2
2 2 (1.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) RACF
3 1 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.97%) Kibana
3 1 (0.97%) Oozie
3 1 (0.97%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (4.85%) VMware
2 4 (3.88%) Google
2 4 (3.88%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.91%) Atmel
4 2 (1.94%) Apple
4 2 (1.94%) HP
4 2 (1.94%) IBM
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle
4 2 (1.94%) Samsung
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.97%) QNX