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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 88 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 31 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 1.08% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.06% 4.36% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 14
Average daily rate
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£335 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.38% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £217 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
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
613 619 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.89% 24.74% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 294 340
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £15.25 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -4 8 £275 -22.80% 17
Slough +2 3 - - 1
Bracknell -6 1 £400 +45.45%
Newbury - 1 £400 - 4
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (50.62%) C
2 37 (45.68%) Java
3 30 (37.04%) Linux
4 29 (35.80%) Software Engineering
5 22 (27.16%) C#
6 21 (25.93%) SQL
6 21 (25.93%) UNIX
7 20 (24.69%) Oracle
8 19 (23.46%) Python
9 18 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 17 (20.99%) Windows
10 17 (20.99%) Perl
10 17 (20.99%) SDLC
11 16 (19.75%) Multithreading
12 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
12 14 (17.28%) Sybase
12 14 (17.28%) STL
12 14 (17.28%) OLTP
12 14 (17.28%) RDBMS
13 13 (16.05%) .NET
14 12 (14.81%) HTML
14 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
14 12 (14.81%) Embedded C
14 12 (14.81%) Embedded C++
14 12 (14.81%) OO
14 12 (14.81%) OOD
14 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
14 12 (14.81%) LTE
15 11 (13.58%) 4G
15 11 (13.58%) Wireless

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.64%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) Zope
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Office
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.47%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) LTE
2 11 (13.58%) 4G
2 11 (13.58%) 3G
2 11 (13.58%) Wireless
3 10 (12.35%) WiMAX
3 10 (12.35%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (11.11%) IPv4
4 9 (11.11%) IPv6
4 9 (11.11%) UMTS
5 6 (7.41%) GSM
5 6 (7.41%) SSL
5 6 (7.41%) HTTP
5 6 (7.41%) Internet
6 2 (2.47%) NFC
7 1 (1.23%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (1.23%) SS7
7 1 (1.23%) Firewall
7 1 (1.23%) SSH
7 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 14 (17.28%) OLTP
2 14 (17.28%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.47%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.70%) Subversion
3 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.47%) NuGet
3 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.23%) Xcode
4 1 (1.23%) Maven
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.41%) Electronics
3 3 (3.70%) Games
3 3 (3.70%) Billing
3 3 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) Publishing
5 1 (1.23%) Automotive
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) C++ Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Architect
5 5 (6.17%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Design Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (2.47%) Junior
8 2 (2.47%) Incident Manager
8 2 (2.47%) Platform Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle Consultant
9 1 (1.23%) DSP Engineer
9 1 (1.23%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) STL
2 13 (16.05%) .NET
3 12 (14.81%) HTML
4 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.41%) Qt
4 6 (7.41%) GStreamer
5 5 (6.17%) XML
6 4 (4.94%) OpenGL
6 4 (4.94%) CSS
6 4 (4.94%) J2EE
6 4 (4.94%) HTML5
7 3 (3.70%) Qt Quick
7 3 (3.70%) 802.1X
7 3 (3.70%) QML
7 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.70%) Middleware
7 3 (3.70%) Web Services
7 3 (3.70%) Ajax
8 2 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Device Driver
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) MPEG
3 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.70%) STB
4 2 (2.47%) PKI
4 2 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.47%) EMV
4 2 (2.47%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.23%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.23%) BeagleBone
5 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.04%) Linux
2 21 (25.93%) UNIX
3 17 (20.99%) Windows
4 10 (12.35%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (11.11%) Android
6 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.70%) Solaris
8 1 (1.23%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Software Engineering
2 17 (20.99%) SDLC
3 16 (19.75%) Multithreading
4 12 (14.81%) OO
4 12 (14.81%) OOD
5 10 (12.35%) UML
6 8 (9.88%) Android Development
7 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.17%) ITIL
8 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (6.17%) Scrum
8 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.94%) iOS Development
9 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.94%) Memory Management
9 4 (4.94%) Garbage Collection
10 3 (3.70%) MVC
10 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.62%) C
2 37 (45.68%) Java
3 22 (27.16%) C#
4 21 (25.93%) SQL
5 19 (23.46%) Python
6 17 (20.99%) Perl
7 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
8 12 (14.81%) Embedded C
8 12 (14.81%) Embedded C++
9 6 (7.41%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.94%) Assembly Language
11 3 (3.70%) PHP
11 3 (3.70%) Ruby
12 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.47%) VBScript
12 2 (2.47%) VB
12 2 (2.47%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.23%) XAML
13 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.94%) IEC 61508
2 2 (2.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (2.47%) ISO 8583
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) SELinux
2 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Oracle
2 14 (17.28%) Sybase
3 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.47%) Siemens
4 2 (2.47%) Perforce
5 1 (1.23%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) Huawei
5 1 (1.23%) F5
5 1 (1.23%) Talend
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
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