The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 95 81 106
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs citing C++ 30 47 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.16% 1.79% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 5.71% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 3
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£400 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £115 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
689 823 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.59% 31.28% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 437 295
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 24
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.20 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -18.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.54 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

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++
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 9 £400 +106.45% 11
Bracknell -3 4 £353 +4.44% 8
Slough -8 1 - - 9
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 3
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 29 (47.54%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) Linux
3 23 (37.70%) Python
3 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 19 (31.15%) Perl
4 19 (31.15%) C#
5 18 (29.51%) C
6 15 (24.59%) UNIX
6 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
7 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
8 12 (19.67%) .NET
8 12 (19.67%) OLTP
8 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (18.03%) MVC
10 10 (16.39%) OO
10 10 (16.39%) Oracle
10 10 (16.39%) Multithreading
11 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
11 9 (14.75%) Ruby
11 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
11 9 (14.75%) HTML
11 9 (14.75%) Sybase
11 9 (14.75%) RDBMS
12 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.11%) Ajax
12 8 (13.11%) Web Development
13 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (11.48%) REST
13 7 (11.48%) VC++

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Force.com
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) 3G
2 5 (8.20%) LTE
2 5 (8.20%) NAS
2 5 (8.20%) SAN
2 5 (8.20%) WiMAX
3 3 (4.92%) 4G
3 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.92%) HTTP
3 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.92%) Wireless
4 2 (3.28%) DNS
4 2 (3.28%) SSL
4 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.64%) NFC
5 1 (1.64%) IPv4
5 1 (1.64%) IPv6
5 1 (1.64%) GPRS
5 1 (1.64%) GSM
5 1 (1.64%) UMTS
5 1 (1.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) OLTP
2 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MSTest
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (1.64%) FishEye
3 1 (1.64%) BitKeeper
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) C++ Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.20%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Development Team Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (3.28%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) C++ Team Leader
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
2 9 (14.75%) HTML
3 8 (13.11%) Ajax
4 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (11.48%) REST
4 7 (11.48%) Middleware
5 6 (9.84%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 6 (9.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (9.84%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (8.20%) JSON
6 5 (8.20%) SOAP
6 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.56%) CSS
7 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.92%) WCF
8 3 (4.92%) Silverlight
8 3 (4.92%) XML
8 3 (4.92%) MFC
9 2 (3.28%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Open Source
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) Kinect
6 1 (1.64%) EMV
6 1 (1.64%) EFT
6 1 (1.64%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.64%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.64%) Tandem
6 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Linux
2 15 (24.59%) UNIX
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 6 (9.84%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Android
6 2 (3.28%) Debian
6 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
2 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.03%) MVC
4 10 (16.39%) OO
4 10 (16.39%) Multithreading
5 8 (13.11%) Web Development
6 6 (9.84%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (8.20%) Line Management
8 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL
9 3 (4.92%) Scrum
10 2 (3.28%) Service Management
10 2 (3.28%) OOP
10 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.28%) Coaching
10 2 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.28%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) Java
2 23 (37.70%) Python
2 23 (37.70%) SQL
3 19 (31.15%) Perl
3 19 (31.15%) C#
4 18 (29.51%) C
5 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
6 9 (14.75%) Ruby
7 7 (11.48%) VC++
7 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
8 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
9 5 (8.20%) PHP
9 5 (8.20%) Embedded C
9 5 (8.20%) Embedded C++
10 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.28%) Erlang
12 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.64%) sed
12 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) MCTS
2 2 (3.28%) MCITP
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SCOrch
1 4 (6.56%) SCSM
1 4 (6.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.64%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Sybase
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.20%) Hitachi
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.64%) Informatica
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
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