Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 64 90
Rank change year-on-year -7 +26 -31
Contract jobs citing C++ 80 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.83% 2.77% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.43% 7.36% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 28
Surrey median daily rate £400 £385 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +14.93% -16.25%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £248
90th Percentile £541 £535 £430
South East median daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 30
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.40 £47.25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +5.00%

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 1076 829 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 38.08% 37.63% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 558 762
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.92% +11.46%
10th Percentile £330 £304 £290
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 26
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -8.89% -3.74%
10th Percentile £25.00 £21.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £50.08 £48.75 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 15 December 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++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 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
Camberley -2 18 £540 +27.06% 4
Guildford +8 15 £400 - 6
Redhill -1 13 - -
Woking +14 5 £375 - 1
Staines -2 4 - - 1
Leatherhead -5 2 £525 +55.56% 2
Chertsey - 2 £430 - 1
Farnham - 1 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £450 - 3
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 42 (52.50%) Linux
2 35 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 31 (38.75%) Python
4 29 (36.25%) C
5 24 (30.00%) Java
6 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (27.50%) OO
8 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 15 (18.75%) Scrum
10 14 (17.50%) C#
10 14 (17.50%) STL
10 14 (17.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 14 (17.50%) GCC
10 14 (17.50%) GDB
11 13 (16.25%) MongoDB
11 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
11 13 (16.25%) Subversion
12 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
12 12 (15.00%) Multithreading
12 12 (15.00%) Software Architecture
13 11 (13.75%) Degree
13 11 (13.75%) SQL
13 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
14 10 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
15 9 (11.25%) RANAP
15 9 (11.25%) Wireshark
15 9 (11.25%) GSM
15 9 (11.25%) PBX
15 9 (11.25%) UMTS
15 9 (11.25%) VoIP

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 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.75%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.25%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Simulink
2 3 (3.75%) SPSS
3 1 (1.25%) GNU Octave
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Asterisk PBX
1 9 (11.25%) Diameter Protocol
1 9 (11.25%) GGSN
1 9 (11.25%) GSM
1 9 (11.25%) LTE
1 9 (11.25%) MGW
1 9 (11.25%) PBX
1 9 (11.25%) RANAP
1 9 (11.25%) RTP
1 9 (11.25%) SGSN
1 9 (11.25%) UMTS
1 9 (11.25%) VoIP
1 9 (11.25%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (1.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.25%) RS-232
3 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.25%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.75%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.75%) SAS EBI
4 2 (2.50%) GIS
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.25%) Impala
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) GCC
1 14 (17.50%) GDB
2 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.25%) Subversion
3 9 (11.25%) Trac
4 7 (8.75%) GoogleTest
5 5 (6.25%) CANoe
6 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.00%) Mocha
6 4 (5.00%) Selenium
7 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.00%) Electronics
3 6 (7.50%) Automotive
4 4 (5.00%) Games
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
6 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.50%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) Software Engineer
3 18 (22.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 16 (20.00%) C++ Developer
5 13 (16.25%) Senior Developer
6 10 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Python Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Telecoms Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Telecoms Software Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
9 7 (8.75%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (7.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) Software Developer
11 5 (6.25%) Software Validation Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) Software Verification Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) Validation Engineer
11 5 (6.25%) Verification Engineer
12 4 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
12 4 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (5.00%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 14 (17.50%) STL
2 7 (8.75%) Node.js
2 7 (8.75%) Yocto
3 6 (7.50%) HTML
3 6 (7.50%) REST
3 6 (7.50%) Web Services
4 5 (6.25%) .NET
4 5 (6.25%) OpenGL
5 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.00%) Chai
5 4 (5.00%) CSS
5 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.00%) JAXB
5 4 (5.00%) JAX-WS
5 4 (5.00%) OpenLayers
5 4 (5.00%) SOAP
5 4 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (5.00%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (3.75%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.00%) User Experience
3 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.75%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (3.75%) EMV
3 3 (3.75%) Tandem
4 2 (2.50%) Animation
4 2 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (2.50%) Equities
4 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) CESG
5 1 (1.25%) Handset
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (52.50%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Android
2 9 (11.25%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) Unix
4 3 (3.75%) CentOS
4 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.50%) OO
4 15 (18.75%) Scrum
5 12 (15.00%) Multithreading
5 12 (15.00%) Software Architecture
5 12 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
7 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.75%) TDD
8 6 (7.50%) Prototyping
9 5 (6.25%) Machine Learning
9 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
9 5 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.25%) Validation
10 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 4 (5.00%) Open Source
10 4 (5.00%) System Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) Python
2 29 (36.25%) C
3 24 (30.00%) Java
4 14 (17.50%) C#
5 11 (13.75%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.75%) SQL
6 8 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 5 (6.25%) Perl
8 4 (5.00%) R
9 3 (3.75%) PHP
10 2 (2.50%) GLSL
10 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.50%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) ISO 26262
2 4 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Cacti
1 2 (2.50%) CFEngine
1 2 (2.50%) Icinga
1 2 (2.50%) logstash
1 2 (2.50%) Nagios
1 2 (2.50%) Netcool
1 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Cisco
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) Google
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.50%) Splunk
4 1 (1.25%) Samsung
4 1 (1.25%) Sybase