Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 71 84
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -28
Contract jobs citing C++ 66 80 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.60% 3.05% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.08% 7.24% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 35
Surrey median daily rate £375 £406 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -0.31% +8.67%
10th Percentile £287 £345 £310
90th Percentile £450 £525 £490
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 5
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -11.00% -1.96%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 1085 1105 1054
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 42.78% 42.16% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 787 662
Surrey median daily rate £425 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +14.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £270
90th Percentile £544 £563 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 65 30
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -10.61% -3.24%
10th Percentile £24.23 £21.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £52.19
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.75% +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 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 -16 16 £385 +12.82% 3
Camberley - 11 - - 3
Staines +4 8 £375 -4.76%
Woking +4 3 £310 -
Guildford -7 2 £300 -22.58% 3
Leatherhead +18 1 £450 -5.26% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - - 1
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 35 (53.03%) Linux
2 31 (46.97%) C
3 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
4 18 (27.27%) OO
4 18 (27.27%) Python
5 14 (21.21%) Multithreading
5 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 14 (21.21%) STL
5 14 (21.21%) Telecoms
6 13 (19.70%) Cross-Platform Development
7 12 (18.18%) LTE
7 12 (18.18%) Subversion
7 12 (18.18%) Electronics
8 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (16.67%) MGW
8 11 (16.67%) RANAP
8 11 (16.67%) Wireshark
8 11 (16.67%) GGSN
8 11 (16.67%) SGSN
8 11 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 11 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
8 11 (16.67%) RTP
8 11 (16.67%) UMTS
8 11 (16.67%) VoIP
8 11 (16.67%) GSM
8 11 (16.67%) PBX
8 11 (16.67%) Cisco
8 11 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
8 11 (16.67%) GCC
8 11 (16.67%) GDB

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 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.52%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) LTE
2 11 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 11 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 11 (16.67%) GGSN
2 11 (16.67%) GSM
2 11 (16.67%) MGW
2 11 (16.67%) PBX
2 11 (16.67%) RANAP
2 11 (16.67%) RTP
2 11 (16.67%) SGSN
2 11 (16.67%) UMTS
2 11 (16.67%) VoIP
2 11 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.03%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.03%) Wireless
5 1 (1.52%) 2G
5 1 (1.52%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Big Data
1 3 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.55%) MySQL
1 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Subversion
2 11 (16.67%) GCC
2 11 (16.67%) GDB
2 11 (16.67%) Trac
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) JIRA
4 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 12 (18.18%) Electronics
3 5 (7.58%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Developer
2 21 (31.82%) Software Engineer
3 15 (22.73%) C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (19.70%) Senior Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Software Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (10.61%) C++ Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Embedded Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
9 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Embedded C++ Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Senior C++ Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Telecoms Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Telecoms Software Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) Android Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Android Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (4.55%) Security Engineer
12 2 (3.03%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) STL
2 11 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 8 (12.12%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (12.12%) Node.js
4 5 (7.58%) OpenGL
5 4 (6.06%) MFC
6 3 (4.55%) CSS
6 3 (4.55%) DirectX
6 3 (4.55%) HTML
6 3 (4.55%) Qt
6 3 (4.55%) React
6 3 (4.55%) REST
7 2 (3.03%) Android NDK
7 2 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.52%) .NET
8 1 (1.52%) ActiveX
8 1 (1.52%) CSS3
8 1 (1.52%) GWT
8 1 (1.52%) HTML5
8 1 (1.52%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (10.61%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) CESG
3 2 (3.03%) CUDA
3 2 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.03%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Android
3 8 (12.12%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.52%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Software Engineering
2 18 (27.27%) OO
3 14 (21.21%) Multithreading
4 13 (19.70%) Cross-Platform Development
5 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.58%) Android Development
6 5 (7.58%) OOD
7 4 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (6.06%) Machine Learning
7 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.06%) Prototyping
7 4 (6.06%) Scrum
7 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.06%) UML
7 4 (6.06%) Visual Effects
8 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.55%) Front End Development
8 3 (4.55%) Information Management
8 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.97%) C
2 18 (27.27%) Python
3 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.12%) Embedded C++
4 8 (12.12%) Java
5 5 (7.58%) C#
6 4 (6.06%) Embedded C
7 3 (4.55%) ES6
8 2 (3.03%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.03%) SQL
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO 26262
1 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.52%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (4.55%) Atmel
2 3 (4.55%) ILOG
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Freescale
4 1 (1.52%) Google
4 1 (1.52%) Intel
4 1 (1.52%) Motorola
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Sybase
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Posted: 24 days ago