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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 83 70 94
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Contract jobs citing C++ 42 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 2.06% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.08% 7.67% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -0.63%
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
593 665 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.45% 26.89% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 405 351
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +82.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £27.92 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 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++
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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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 -5 24 £375 +1.35% 15
Slough +6 4 £300 - 4
Bracknell -6 3 - - 3
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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%) .NET
2 36 (52.94%) C#
2 36 (52.94%) Windows
3 33 (48.53%) C
4 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
5 26 (38.24%) Linux
6 21 (30.88%) Python
6 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
7 20 (29.41%) Java
7 20 (29.41%) PowerShell
8 18 (26.47%) HTTP
8 18 (26.47%) VBScript
8 18 (26.47%) VB
8 18 (26.47%) Mentoring
9 17 (25.00%) Memory Management
9 17 (25.00%) XML
10 16 (23.53%) CSS
10 16 (23.53%) VB.NET
10 16 (23.53%) Degree
10 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
11 15 (22.06%) Software Testing
12 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
13 13 (19.12%) SQL
13 13 (19.12%) Internet
14 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
14 12 (17.65%) Oracle
14 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
14 12 (17.65%) VPN
14 12 (17.65%) Marketing

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 7 (10.29%) IIS
1 7 (10.29%) Node.js
2 6 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) Drupal
4 1 (1.47%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.47%) nginx
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.47%) TPMS
4 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) WordPress
4 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 18 (26.47%) HTTP
2 13 (19.12%) Internet
3 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 12 (17.65%) VPN
4 11 (16.18%) IPsec
5 10 (14.71%) BGP
5 10 (14.71%) DHCP
5 10 (14.71%) DNS
5 10 (14.71%) IPv6
5 10 (14.71%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (8.82%) SSL
7 4 (5.88%) DVB
7 4 (5.88%) H.323
7 4 (5.88%) Kerberos
8 3 (4.41%) FTP
8 3 (4.41%) UPnP
8 3 (4.41%) Wireless
9 2 (2.94%) Firewall
9 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.47%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) 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%) OLTP
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) IDMS
6 1 (1.47%) MS Access
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Xcode
2 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) AppScan
3 3 (4.41%) ClearCase
3 3 (4.41%) Introscope
3 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.41%) JProfiler
3 3 (4.41%) Toad
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) Metasploit
4 2 (2.94%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.47%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.47%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.47%) Serena SBM
5 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (17.65%) Marketing
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.35%) French Language
3 5 (7.35%) German Language
3 5 (7.35%) Italian Language
3 5 (7.35%) Spanish Language
4 4 (5.88%) Finance
5 2 (2.94%) Electronics
6 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Support Engineer
3 16 (23.53%) C++ Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Escalation Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) C Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C/C++ Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.41%) Embedded C Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (54.41%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) XML
3 16 (23.53%) CSS
4 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
5 8 (11.76%) HTML
6 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.82%) ODBC
8 5 (7.35%) ADO
8 5 (7.35%) ADO.NET
8 5 (7.35%) ATL
8 5 (7.35%) Autofac
8 5 (7.35%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (7.35%) Entity Framework
8 5 (7.35%) Middleware
8 5 (7.35%) OLE
8 5 (7.35%) OLE DB
8 5 (7.35%) POCO
8 5 (7.35%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (7.35%) Web Services
8 5 (7.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) Public Cloud
3 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.35%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.88%) STB
5 2 (2.94%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.94%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) AS400
6 1 (1.47%) iSeries
6 1 (1.47%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.47%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.47%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.47%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.94%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Linux
3 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
4 11 (16.18%) Unix
5 10 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (14.71%) 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%) VME
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 Vista
8 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Mentoring
2 17 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 15 (22.06%) Software Testing
4 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 10 (14.71%) Workflow
6 9 (13.24%) Presales
6 9 (13.24%) Process Improvement
7 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.82%) Scrum
9 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
9 5 (7.35%) Garbage Collection
9 5 (7.35%) Open Source
9 5 (7.35%) Project Management
10 4 (5.88%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.88%) Information Security
10 4 (5.88%) OO
11 3 (4.41%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) C#
2 33 (48.53%) C
3 21 (30.88%) Python
4 20 (29.41%) Java
4 20 (29.41%) PowerShell
5 18 (26.47%) VB
5 18 (26.47%) VBScript
6 16 (23.53%) VB.NET
7 13 (19.12%) SQL
8 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 7 (10.29%) Perl
9 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
10 6 (8.82%) Objective-C
11 5 (7.35%) Erlang
11 5 (7.35%) R
11 5 (7.35%) Scala
11 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
12 4 (5.88%) Embedded C
12 4 (5.88%) Embedded C++
12 4 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) 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 12 (17.65%) 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 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) Oracle
3 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.88%) VMware
5 3 (4.41%) Citrix
5 3 (4.41%) IBM
5 3 (4.41%) Remedy
6 2 (2.94%) BMC
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.94%) Veracode
7 1 (1.47%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.47%) ATG
7 1 (1.47%) F5
7 1 (1.47%) Perforce
7 1 (1.47%) QNX
7 1 (1.47%) Seapine
7 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.47%) Splunk
7 1 (1.47%) Sybase
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