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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 96 62 104
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +42
Contract jobs citing C++ 31 74 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 2.83% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.30% 8.16% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 4
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£335 £274 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.37% -29.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £123 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%
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
721 907 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.26% 34.64% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 491 314
Average daily rate £368 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £22.10 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 -24 8 £400 +138.80% 11
Bracknell -2 6 £330 -2.22% 9
Slough -10 3 £340 -11.11% 2
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Newbury - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 31 (50.82%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) Linux
3 23 (37.70%) C#
3 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 22 (36.07%) Python
5 21 (34.43%) C
6 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
6 16 (26.23%) Perl
6 16 (26.23%) .NET
6 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
8 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (19.67%) HTML
9 12 (19.67%) UNIX
9 12 (19.67%) MVC
10 11 (18.03%) Ajax
11 10 (16.39%) Web Development
12 9 (14.75%) OO
12 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
13 8 (13.11%) Oracle
13 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
13 8 (13.11%) OLTP
13 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.11%) Ruby
13 8 (13.11%) REST
14 7 (11.48%) PHP
14 7 (11.48%) Sybase
14 7 (11.48%) VC++
14 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
14 7 (11.48%) Shell Script

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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
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
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.64%) Simulink
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.84%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) SAN
1 6 (9.84%) 3G
1 6 (9.84%) NAS
2 4 (6.56%) LTE
2 4 (6.56%) WiMAX
3 3 (4.92%) Wireless
3 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.92%) HTTP
4 2 (3.28%) DNS
4 2 (3.28%) SSL
4 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.28%) 4G
5 1 (1.64%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.64%) NFC
5 1 (1.64%) SSH
5 1 (1.64%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (1.64%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) OLTP
2 7 (11.48%) RDBMS
2 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MSTest
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.28%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.64%) FishEye
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Front Office
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) C++ Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.92%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Firmware Developer
7 2 (3.28%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Android Developer
8 1 (1.64%) Platform Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) .NET
2 12 (19.67%) HTML
3 11 (18.03%) Ajax
4 8 (13.11%) REST
5 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (9.84%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 6 (9.84%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (9.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (9.84%) Middleware
6 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
6 6 (9.84%) JSON
6 6 (9.84%) CSS
6 6 (9.84%) SOAP
7 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.56%) XML
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.92%) Silverlight
9 3 (4.92%) WCF
9 3 (4.92%) XSLT
9 3 (4.92%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.84%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (9.84%) User Experience
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Open Source
4 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.64%) Tandem
5 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Physics
5 1 (1.64%) EMV
5 1 (1.64%) EFT
5 1 (1.64%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.64%) Kinect
5 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) UNIX
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
3 12 (19.67%) MVC
4 10 (16.39%) Web Development
5 9 (14.75%) OO
6 7 (11.48%) Multithreading
7 6 (9.84%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.56%) Scrum
8 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL
10 2 (3.28%) OOP
10 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.28%) Project Management
10 2 (3.28%) Service Management
10 2 (3.28%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.28%) Android Development
10 2 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (3.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) Java
2 23 (37.70%) SQL
2 23 (37.70%) C#
3 22 (36.07%) Python
4 21 (34.43%) C
5 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (26.23%) Perl
6 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
7 8 (13.11%) Ruby
8 7 (11.48%) VC++
8 7 (11.48%) PHP
8 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
9 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
10 4 (6.56%) Embedded C
10 4 (6.56%) Embedded C++
10 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.28%) Erlang
11 2 (3.28%) Assembly Language
11 2 (3.28%) VBScript
11 2 (3.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.28%) MCTS
2 2 (3.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) Firmware
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SCOM
1 4 (6.56%) SCOrch
1 4 (6.56%) SCSM
2 1 (1.64%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Sybase
3 6 (9.84%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.64%) Informatica
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.64%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
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