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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 70 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing C++ 51 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.99% 1.19% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.43% 4.33% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 10
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£350 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £210 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.63% +5.33%
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
686 693 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.78% 27.49% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 346 291
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 61
Average hourly rate £36.75 £20.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.26% -39.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.97 £11.25 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 27 May 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++
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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 16 £390 +24.80% 21
Slough -2 3 - - 5
Newbury - 3 £400 - 2
Wokingham 0 1 £450 -
Bracknell -6 1 £400 +18.51% 1
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 41 (48.81%) Java
2 38 (45.24%) C
3 30 (35.71%) Linux
4 27 (32.14%) Python
5 26 (30.95%) UNIX
6 24 (28.57%) Perl
7 23 (27.38%) C#
7 23 (27.38%) SQL
8 20 (23.81%) Oracle
8 20 (23.81%) OLTP
8 20 (23.81%) SDLC
9 19 (22.62%) Software Engineering
9 19 (22.62%) Multithreading
9 19 (22.62%) Relational Database
10 17 (20.24%) RDBMS
10 17 (20.24%) Sybase
11 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 15 (17.86%) Windows
12 13 (15.48%) HTML
12 13 (15.48%) .NET
13 12 (14.29%) STL
13 12 (14.29%) OO
14 11 (13.10%) Embedded C
15 10 (11.90%) Embedded C++
15 10 (11.90%) OOD
15 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
15 10 (11.90%) Android
15 10 (11.90%) LTE
16 9 (10.71%) 4G
16 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) JBoss
3 1 (1.19%) Zope
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) LTE
2 9 (10.71%) 4G
2 9 (10.71%) 3G
2 9 (10.71%) Wireless
3 8 (9.52%) WiMAX
3 8 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (8.33%) IPv4
4 7 (8.33%) IPv6
4 7 (8.33%) UMTS
5 6 (7.14%) GSM
5 6 (7.14%) Internet
6 5 (5.95%) SSL
6 5 (5.95%) HTTP
7 2 (2.38%) NFC
8 1 (1.19%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.19%) DNS
8 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.19%) VoIP
8 1 (1.19%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) OLTP
2 19 (22.62%) Relational Database
3 17 (20.24%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.38%) MySQL
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Big Data
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.57%) Subversion
2 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.19%) Xcode
4 1 (1.19%) Maven
4 1 (1.19%) Selenium
4 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.19%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.19%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.19%) BitKeeper
General
1 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.14%) Electronics
3 4 (4.76%) Finance
4 3 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Front Office
5 1 (1.19%) Automotive
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Developer
2 19 (22.62%) C++ Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Architect
5 7 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Team Leader
6 5 (5.95%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (5.95%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Junior
9 2 (2.38%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Junior Software Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) HTML
1 13 (15.48%) .NET
2 12 (14.29%) STL
3 6 (7.14%) CSS
3 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.14%) GStreamer
3 6 (7.14%) Qt
4 4 (4.76%) Middleware
4 4 (4.76%) J2EE
4 4 (4.76%) XML
4 4 (4.76%) HTML5
5 3 (3.57%) Qt Quick
5 3 (3.57%) QML
5 3 (3.57%) Web Services
5 3 (3.57%) OpenGL
5 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.57%) Ajax
6 2 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.38%) WPF
6 2 (2.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Device Driver
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.57%) STB
5 2 (2.38%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.38%) EMV
5 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.19%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.19%) BeagleBone
6 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.19%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) MPEG
6 1 (1.19%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.19%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) Linux
2 26 (30.95%) UNIX
3 15 (17.86%) Windows
4 10 (11.90%) Android
5 8 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.57%) Solaris
8 2 (2.38%) Debian
9 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) SDLC
2 19 (22.62%) Multithreading
2 19 (22.62%) Software Engineering
3 12 (14.29%) OO
4 10 (11.90%) OOD
5 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.71%) UML
6 8 (9.52%) Android Development
7 6 (7.14%) ITIL
7 6 (7.14%) Scrum
8 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.95%) Line Management
9 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.76%) Garbage Collection
9 4 (4.76%) iOS Development
9 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.76%) Memory Management
10 3 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.57%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.81%) Java
2 38 (45.24%) C
3 27 (32.14%) Python
4 24 (28.57%) Perl
5 23 (27.38%) C#
5 23 (27.38%) SQL
6 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.10%) Embedded C
8 10 (11.90%) Embedded C++
9 6 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 5 (5.95%) PHP
10 5 (5.95%) Ruby
11 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.76%) Assembly Language
12 3 (3.57%) Erlang
13 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.38%) VBScript
13 2 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.76%) IEC 61508
2 2 (2.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (2.38%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) SELinux
2 1 (1.19%) SCOM
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.19%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Oracle
2 17 (20.24%) Sybase
3 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) HP
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.19%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) Huawei
5 1 (1.19%) Talend
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Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £37.5 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 38 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
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Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
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