The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 90 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 33 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.41% 1.50% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.42% 6.27% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 13
Median daily rate £375 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £241 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £36.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.87% -5.88%
C++
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
609 590 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.98% 23.90% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 361 316
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.80 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +5 20 £375 +56.25% 10
Slough +3 2 £300 - 1
Bracknell -5 2 £335 -16.25% 4
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 39 (62.90%) .NET
2 38 (61.29%) C#
3 35 (56.45%) C
4 34 (54.84%) Windows
5 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
7 20 (32.26%) HTTP
7 20 (32.26%) XML
8 19 (30.65%) Java
8 19 (30.65%) VBScript
9 18 (29.03%) Linux
9 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
10 17 (27.42%) VB
10 17 (27.42%) CSS
10 17 (27.42%) Mentoring
11 16 (25.81%) Windows Server
12 15 (24.19%) Memory Management
12 15 (24.19%) VB.NET
12 15 (24.19%) Degree
13 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
13 14 (22.58%) Computer Science
13 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
13 14 (22.58%) Python
14 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
14 13 (20.97%) VPN
14 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
14 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (19.35%) Marketing
15 12 (19.35%) SQL
15 12 (19.35%) SQL Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (14.52%) IIS
2 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
3 1 (1.61%) Drupal
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
3 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) TPMS
3 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.68%) Office 365
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) IaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.26%) HTTP
2 13 (20.97%) TCP/IP
2 13 (20.97%) VPN
3 12 (19.35%) Internet
3 12 (19.35%) IPsec
4 11 (17.74%) DHCP
4 11 (17.74%) DNS
4 11 (17.74%) Software-Defined Networking
5 10 (16.13%) BGP
5 10 (16.13%) IPv6
6 6 (9.68%) SSL
7 4 (6.45%) DVB
8 3 (4.84%) Kerberos
8 3 (4.84%) UPnP
9 2 (3.23%) Firewall
9 2 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.61%) AMQP
10 1 (1.61%) DMZ
10 1 (1.61%) MQTT
10 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) Big Data
3 4 (6.45%) Datazen
3 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.23%) DB2
5 2 (3.23%) MySQL
5 2 (3.23%) OLTP
6 1 (1.61%) IDMS
6 1 (1.61%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Xcode
2 3 (4.84%) AppScan
2 3 (4.84%) ClearCase
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) Fiddler
3 2 (3.23%) Metasploit
3 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
4 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.61%) Serena SBM
4 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (19.35%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) French Language
2 5 (8.06%) German Language
2 5 (8.06%) Italian Language
2 5 (8.06%) Spanish Language
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.61%) Billing
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) Support Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) C++ Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Consultant
5 7 (11.29%) Escalation Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C/C++ Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Embedded Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (62.90%) .NET
2 20 (32.26%) XML
3 17 (27.42%) CSS
4 11 (17.74%) .NET Framework
5 9 (14.52%) HTML
6 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.68%) Node.js
8 5 (8.06%) ATL
8 5 (8.06%) POCO
8 5 (8.06%) XML Schema
9 4 (6.45%) ADO
9 4 (6.45%) ADO.NET
9 4 (6.45%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (6.45%) JSON
9 4 (6.45%) MAPI
9 4 (6.45%) ODBC
9 4 (6.45%) OLE
9 4 (6.45%) OLE DB
9 4 (6.45%) STL
9 4 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 11 (17.74%) Public Cloud
3 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.84%) STB
6 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.61%) AS400
7 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.61%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.61%) iSeries
7 1 (1.61%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.61%) MPEG
7 1 (1.61%) PKI
7 1 (1.61%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Linux
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 10 (16.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (16.13%) Ubuntu
5 8 (12.90%) Unix
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.84%) Android
8 2 (3.23%) Solaris
9 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.61%) VME
9 1 (1.61%) VMS
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Mentoring
2 15 (24.19%) Memory Management
3 14 (22.58%) Software Testing
4 11 (17.74%) Load Balancing
4 11 (17.74%) Workflow
5 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (14.52%) Presales
5 9 (14.52%) Process Improvement
6 6 (9.68%) Open Source
7 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.06%) Garbage Collection
7 5 (8.06%) Project Management
7 5 (8.06%) SDLC
7 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.45%) Information Security
9 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Scrum
9 3 (4.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) C#
2 35 (56.45%) C
3 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
4 19 (30.65%) Java
4 19 (30.65%) VBScript
5 17 (27.42%) VB
6 15 (24.19%) VB.NET
7 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
7 14 (22.58%) Python
8 12 (19.35%) SQL
9 6 (9.68%) Perl
10 5 (8.06%) Objective-C
11 4 (6.45%) R
11 4 (6.45%) Ruby
11 4 (6.45%) Scala
11 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
11 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
12 3 (4.84%) Embedded C
12 3 (4.84%) Embedded C++
13 2 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Degree
2 9 (14.52%) MCSE
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (12.90%) MCSD
4 6 (9.68%) MCSA
5 2 (3.23%) CEH
5 2 (3.23%) CISA
5 2 (3.23%) CISM
5 2 (3.23%) CISSP
5 2 (3.23%) CRISC
5 2 (3.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.23%) XenServer
4 1 (1.61%) Docker
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.23%) Nessus
2 2 (3.23%) Perfmon
2 2 (3.23%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.23%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.61%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) Scalr
3 1 (1.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.45%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
4 3 (4.84%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) Remedy
5 2 (3.23%) Veracode
6 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.61%) ATG
6 1 (1.61%) F5
6 1 (1.61%) NetScout
6 1 (1.61%) Perforce
6 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.61%) Seapine
6 1 (1.61%) Serena
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.61%) Splunk
6 1 (1.61%) Sybase
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