The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 100 74 105
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +31
Contract jobs citing C++ 30 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 2.02% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 6.39% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 13
Average daily rate £325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £210 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £400 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.60%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
769 782 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.28% 31.52% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 304 325
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 77 15
Average hourly rate £15.13 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.78% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £43.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C++
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +2 11 £338 -15.62% 5
Reading -14 9 £115 -58.18% 37
Slough +9 5 £261 -25.35% 7
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Newbury - - - - 1
Hungerford - - - - 1
Windsor - - - - 1
Ascot - - - -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 41 (47.67%) C#
2 40 (46.51%) C
3 26 (30.23%) Windows
4 25 (29.07%) Linux
4 25 (29.07%) .NET
5 24 (27.91%) Games
6 20 (23.26%) UML
7 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
8 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
9 17 (19.77%) OOD
10 16 (18.60%) Java
10 16 (18.60%) PowerShell
11 15 (17.44%) OO
12 14 (16.28%) SQL
12 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
12 14 (16.28%) SLA
12 14 (16.28%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (16.28%) Ruby
13 12 (13.95%) T-SQL
14 11 (12.79%) Visual Studio
15 10 (11.63%) XML
15 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (11.63%) Internet
16 9 (10.47%) ISEB
16 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
16 9 (10.47%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (9.30%) ISTQB
17 8 (9.30%) MS Visio
17 8 (9.30%) Oracle

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (8.14%) IIS
2 6 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.16%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) Internet
2 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.65%) DNS
3 4 (4.65%) VoIP
4 3 (3.49%) ISDN
4 3 (3.49%) DHCP
4 3 (3.49%) HTTP
4 3 (3.49%) RTP
5 2 (2.33%) Wireless Security
5 2 (2.33%) WiMAX
5 2 (2.33%) NAS
5 2 (2.33%) LTE
5 2 (2.33%) X.509
5 2 (2.33%) 3G
5 2 (2.33%) 2G
5 2 (2.33%) Wireless
5 2 (2.33%) GSM
6 1 (1.16%) FTP
6 1 (1.16%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.16%) DB2
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.49%) JUnit
4 2 (2.33%) Selenium
4 2 (2.33%) NUnit
4 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.16%) Toad
5 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.16%) Introscope
5 1 (1.16%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.16%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.16%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.16%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.16%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 24 (27.91%) Games
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Electronics
5 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Software Engineer
2 17 (19.77%) Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Development Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Tester
8 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Escalation Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Applications Tester
8 3 (3.49%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) .NET
2 10 (11.63%) XML
3 7 (8.14%) WCF
4 6 (6.98%) XSD
5 3 (3.49%) ODBC
5 3 (3.49%) Web Services
5 3 (3.49%) OpenGL
5 3 (3.49%) RESTful
6 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.33%) Middleware
6 2 (2.33%) OLE
6 2 (2.33%) OLE DB
6 2 (2.33%) XML Schema
6 2 (2.33%) ADO
6 2 (2.33%) ADO.NET
6 2 (2.33%) HTML
7 1 (1.16%) J2EE
7 1 (1.16%) MFC
7 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.16%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.23%) Windows
2 25 (29.07%) Linux
3 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.47%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.49%) UNIX
5 3 (3.49%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.33%) Android
6 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.16%) AIX
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) UML
2 19 (22.09%) Software Engineering
3 17 (19.77%) OOD
4 15 (17.44%) OO
5 7 (8.14%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (8.14%) Test Automation
6 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.65%) Test Strategy
6 4 (4.65%) Scrum
6 4 (4.65%) OOP
7 3 (3.49%) CRM
7 3 (3.49%) Process Architecture
7 3 (3.49%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.49%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.33%) System Testing
8 2 (2.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (2.33%) 3D Programming
8 2 (2.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.67%) C#
2 40 (46.51%) C
3 16 (18.60%) Java
3 16 (18.60%) PowerShell
4 14 (16.28%) SQL
4 14 (16.28%) Ruby
5 12 (13.95%) T-SQL
6 7 (8.14%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.98%) Embedded C++
8 5 (5.81%) Perl
8 5 (5.81%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.81%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.65%) VB
10 3 (3.49%) VC++
10 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.49%) Apex Code
11 2 (2.33%) Groovy
11 2 (2.33%) Delphi
11 2 (2.33%) Fortran
12 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) ISEB
2 8 (9.30%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.98%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) MCTS
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.98%) MCSE
4 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) MCSD
5 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.49%) CCNA
5 3 (3.49%) CCVP
5 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) CNE
6 1 (1.16%) Novell Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCOM
2 3 (3.49%) SCOrch
2 3 (3.49%) SCSM
3 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.16%) nmon
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco
4 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (1.16%) Sybase
6 1 (1.16%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Citrix
6 1 (1.16%) Genesys
6 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.16%) Lotus
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