Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 81 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +10
Contract jobs citing C++ 93 65 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.83% 2.60% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 6.11% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 42
Surrey median daily rate £420 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.54% -1.53%
10th Percentile £309 £287 £339
90th Percentile £529 £450 £525
South East median daily rate £423 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +12.05% +0.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 28
Surrey median hourly rate £47.25 £45.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.27% -12.00%
10th Percentile £39.00 £36.25 £33.88
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 1,442 1,063 1,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 43.90% 42.55% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 730 790
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £313
90th Percentile £588 £544 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 20 68
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -10.61%
10th Percentile £21.25 £23.15 £21.00
90th Percentile £52.63 £50.03 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Camberley -5 14 - -
Leatherhead +11 11 £406 -9.72% 11
Staines -15 11 £425 +13.33% 6
Farnham - 7 £338 -
Redhill +13 6 - - 2
Guildford -19 6 £343 +14.17% 7
Reigate - 2 £275 - 6
Weybridge - 2 £550 - 5
Woking +7 1 - - 15
Sunbury-on-Thames -19 1 £450 -
Windlesham - 1 - -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 53 (56.99%) Software Engineering
2 36 (38.71%) Linux
3 34 (36.56%) Java
4 31 (33.33%) C
5 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
6 24 (25.81%) C#
6 24 (25.81%) Python
6 24 (25.81%) Degree
7 23 (24.73%) Subversion
8 21 (22.58%) Computer Science
9 19 (20.43%) Android
9 19 (20.43%) HTML
10 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (18.28%) OO
12 16 (17.20%) Windows
12 16 (17.20%) Test Automation
13 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
14 14 (15.05%) XML
15 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
15 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
15 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
16 12 (12.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 12 (12.90%) GCC
16 12 (12.90%) GDB
16 12 (12.90%) Multithreading
16 12 (12.90%) STL
17 11 (11.83%) SQL
17 11 (11.83%) JUnit
17 11 (11.83%) Scrum
17 11 (11.83%) JSON

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 (9.68%) Apache
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Google Play
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.38%) NuGet
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) Diameter Protocol
1 5 (5.38%) GSM
1 5 (5.38%) LTE
1 5 (5.38%) MGW
1 5 (5.38%) RANAP
1 5 (5.38%) SGSN
1 5 (5.38%) UMTS
1 5 (5.38%) VoIP
2 3 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (3.23%) Firewall
2 3 (3.23%) HTTP
2 3 (3.23%) PBX
2 3 (3.23%) RTP
2 3 (3.23%) SNMP
2 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) DHCP
3 2 (2.15%) DNS
3 2 (2.15%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.15%) L2TP
3 2 (2.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.30%) Data Lake
3 4 (4.30%) Power BI
4 3 (3.23%) KNIME
4 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.15%) MySQL
5 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Subversion
2 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.90%) GCC
3 12 (12.90%) GDB
4 11 (11.83%) JUnit
5 10 (10.75%) Selenium
6 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.60%) Trac
7 7 (7.53%) JSUnit
8 6 (6.45%) JIRA
8 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.23%) Ant
11 2 (2.15%) Gerrit
11 2 (2.15%) JMeter
11 2 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (2.15%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.15%) YouTrack
12 1 (1.08%) Grunt
12 1 (1.08%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (13.98%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.38%) Electronics
2 5 (5.38%) Games
3 2 (2.15%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Automotive
4 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (49.46%) Software Engineer
2 35 (37.63%) Developer
3 19 (20.43%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (18.28%) C++ Developer
5 12 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.53%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.53%) C++ Software Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Java Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Android Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Xamarin Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Salesforce Software Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) JavaScript Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Python Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) HTML
2 14 (15.05%) XML
3 12 (12.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (12.90%) STL
4 11 (11.83%) JSON
5 10 (10.75%) .NET
5 10 (10.75%) REST
6 9 (9.68%) CSS
6 9 (9.68%) Web Services
7 8 (8.60%) OpenGL
7 8 (8.60%) OpenGL ES
8 7 (7.53%) DirectX
8 7 (7.53%) Qt
8 7 (7.53%) Servlets
8 7 (7.53%) SOAP
8 7 (7.53%) Visualforce
8 7 (7.53%) Vulkan
9 6 (6.45%) HTML5
9 6 (6.45%) Node.js
9 6 (6.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.75%) Algorithms
2 10 (10.75%) User Experience
3 6 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (6.45%) PKI
4 4 (4.30%) Wiki
5 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.15%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.08%) Arduino
7 1 (1.08%) Blog
7 1 (1.08%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.08%) GPGPU
7 1 (1.08%) Life Science
7 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.08%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.71%) Linux
2 19 (20.43%) Android
3 16 (17.20%) Windows
4 6 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.38%) Unix
6 4 (4.30%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.15%) Debian
7 2 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.99%) Software Engineering
2 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.28%) OO
4 16 (17.20%) Test Automation
5 12 (12.90%) Multithreading
6 11 (11.83%) Scrum
7 9 (9.68%) Open Source
8 8 (8.60%) Cross-Platform Development
8 8 (8.60%) Machine Learning
8 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.53%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (7.53%) Functional Testing
9 7 (7.53%) TDD
10 6 (6.45%) Analytics
10 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.45%) Mobile Development
10 6 (6.45%) OOP
11 5 (5.38%) DevOps
11 5 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) Java
2 31 (33.33%) C
3 26 (27.96%) JavaScript
4 24 (25.81%) C#
4 24 (25.81%) Python
5 11 (11.83%) SQL
6 9 (9.68%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.60%) Ruby
8 7 (7.53%) Apex Code
9 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.30%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.23%) C++/CLI
10 3 (3.23%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.15%) Go
12 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.08%) GLSL
12 1 (1.08%) HLSL
12 1 (1.08%) JSX
12 1 (1.08%) Kotlin
12 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (25.81%) Degree
2 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
2 13 (13.98%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (7.53%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.15%) HND
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) ECSS
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) Firmware
2 2 (2.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Kibana
1 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (7.53%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (5.38%) Apple
2 5 (5.38%) Google
2 5 (5.38%) VMware
2 5 (5.38%) Xamarin
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle
4 3 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.08%) QNX
5 1 (1.08%) Samsung