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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 87 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing C++ 41 51 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.63% 1.83% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.61% 6.74% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 12
Median daily rate £369 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -1.26%
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
620 757 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.69% 27.09% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 467 376
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +110.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 May 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++
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 6 May 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 +11 29 £375 -3.84% 21
Bracknell +3 5 £350 -12.50% 5
Slough +9 4 £350 - 5
Wokingham -4 2 £350 -22.22%
Maidenhead - 2 £350 - 2
Newbury +6 1 - - 3
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 36 (52.94%) C#
2 36 (52.94%) .NET
3 29 (42.65%) C
4 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 24 (35.29%) Linux
6 22 (32.35%) Python
6 22 (32.35%) Java
7 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
8 20 (29.41%) PowerShell
9 17 (25.00%) VBScript
9 17 (25.00%) VB
9 17 (25.00%) Memory Management
10 16 (23.53%) VB.NET
10 16 (23.53%) XML
10 16 (23.53%) HTTP
11 15 (22.06%) CSS
11 15 (22.06%) Degree
11 15 (22.06%) Computer Science
11 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
12 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (20.59%) Software Testing
13 13 (19.12%) Internet
13 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
14 12 (17.65%) Oracle
14 12 (17.65%) SQL
14 12 (17.65%) Marketing
15 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
15 11 (16.18%) 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 8 (11.76%) IIS
2 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) Node.js
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.94%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.47%) CICS
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Confluence
5 1 (1.47%) Drupal
5 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.47%) nginx
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.47%) TPMS
5 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.47%) WordPress
5 1 (1.47%) Zope
Applications
1 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.82%) Office 365
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.47%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.47%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) SaaS
5 1 (1.47%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) HTTP
2 13 (19.12%) Internet
3 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
3 11 (16.18%) VPN
4 10 (14.71%) IPsec
5 9 (13.24%) BGP
5 9 (13.24%) DHCP
5 9 (13.24%) DNS
5 9 (13.24%) IPv6
5 9 (13.24%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (8.82%) SSL
7 5 (7.35%) Kerberos
8 4 (5.88%) H.323
9 3 (4.41%) FTP
9 3 (4.41%) Wireless
10 2 (2.94%) Firewall
10 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.47%) 802.15
11 1 (1.47%) DMZ
11 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) Big Data
3 5 (7.35%) Datazen
3 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.94%) DB2
5 2 (2.94%) MySQL
5 2 (2.94%) OLTP
6 1 (1.47%) IDMS
6 1 (1.47%) MS Access
6 1 (1.47%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Xcode
2 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.41%) AppScan
3 3 (4.41%) Introscope
3 3 (4.41%) JIRA
3 3 (4.41%) JProfiler
3 3 (4.41%) Toad
4 2 (2.94%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.94%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) Metasploit
4 2 (2.94%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
4 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.47%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.47%) NuGet
5 1 (1.47%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.47%) Serena SBM
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (17.65%) Marketing
2 5 (7.35%) French Language
2 5 (7.35%) German Language
2 5 (7.35%) Italian Language
2 5 (7.35%) Spanish Language
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Support Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) C++ Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Consultant
5 8 (11.76%) Architect
5 8 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Escalation Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Java Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.94%) .NET
2 16 (23.53%) XML
3 15 (22.06%) CSS
4 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
5 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.29%) HTML
6 6 (8.82%) ODBC
7 5 (7.35%) ADO
7 5 (7.35%) ADO.NET
7 5 (7.35%) ATL
7 5 (7.35%) Autofac
7 5 (7.35%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (7.35%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.35%) Middleware
7 5 (7.35%) OLE
7 5 (7.35%) OLE DB
7 5 (7.35%) POCO
7 5 (7.35%) Twisted
7 5 (7.35%) Web Services
7 5 (7.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.24%) Public Cloud
3 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.35%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.94%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.47%) AS400
7 1 (1.47%) DTV
7 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.47%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.47%) NHS
7 1 (1.47%) PKI
7 1 (1.47%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.47%) STB
7 1 (1.47%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 24 (35.29%) Linux
3 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
4 11 (16.18%) Unix
5 9 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.24%) Ubuntu
6 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.35%) Solaris
8 1 (1.47%) AIX
8 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.47%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (1.47%) VMS
8 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.47%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Memory Management
2 15 (22.06%) Mentoring
3 14 (20.59%) Software Testing
4 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
5 9 (13.24%) Presales
5 9 (13.24%) Process Improvement
5 9 (13.24%) Workflow
6 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.35%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Garbage Collection
7 5 (7.35%) Open Source
7 5 (7.35%) Scrum
8 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.88%) Information Security
8 4 (5.88%) OO
9 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) C#
2 29 (42.65%) C
3 22 (32.35%) Java
3 22 (32.35%) Python
4 20 (29.41%) PowerShell
5 17 (25.00%) VB
5 17 (25.00%) VBScript
6 16 (23.53%) VB.NET
7 12 (17.65%) SQL
8 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
9 8 (11.76%) Perl
10 7 (10.29%) Objective-C
11 5 (7.35%) Erlang
11 5 (7.35%) R
11 5 (7.35%) Scala
11 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
11 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
12 4 (5.88%) Ruby
13 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) Degree
2 10 (14.71%) MCSE
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (13.24%) MCSD
4 6 (8.82%) MCSA
5 3 (4.41%) ISEB
5 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.94%) CEH
6 2 (2.94%) CISA
6 2 (2.94%) CISM
6 2 (2.94%) CISSP
6 2 (2.94%) CRISC
6 2 (2.94%) GIAC
6 2 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 11 (16.18%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.94%) XenServer
4 1 (1.47%) Docker
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.41%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (4.41%) nmon
3 2 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.94%) Nessus
3 2 (2.94%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.47%) Ansible
4 1 (1.47%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.47%) Nagios
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) Scalr
4 1 (1.47%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.88%) IBM
4 4 (5.88%) VMware
5 3 (4.41%) Citrix
5 3 (4.41%) Remedy
6 2 (2.94%) BMC
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) Perforce
6 2 (2.94%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.94%) Veracode
7 1 (1.47%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.47%) ATG
7 1 (1.47%) CA
7 1 (1.47%) Google
7 1 (1.47%) NetScout
7 1 (1.47%) QNX
7 1 (1.47%) Serena
7 1 (1.47%) Sybase
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