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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 24 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.20% 1.14% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 4.45% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 19
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £41.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.79% +15.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.11% +12.82%

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
525 652 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.20% 25.52% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 405 424
Median daily rate £425 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 19
Median hourly rate £34.25 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.60 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Bracknell +6 11 £450 +28.57% 5
Slough +6 5 £350 - 1
Reading -5 4 £300 -14.28% 8
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) TDD
3 19 (43.18%) Scrum
3 19 (43.18%) Java
3 19 (43.18%) BDD
4 18 (40.91%) OO
4 18 (40.91%) Python
5 17 (38.64%) Test Automation
6 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
7 15 (34.09%) OOP
7 15 (34.09%) HTTP
7 15 (34.09%) C#
8 14 (31.82%) C
8 14 (31.82%) XML
8 14 (31.82%) Ruby
8 14 (31.82%) JSON
8 14 (31.82%) Selenium
8 14 (31.82%) WebDriver
8 14 (31.82%) REST
8 14 (31.82%) Groovy
9 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
9 13 (29.55%) Visualisation
9 13 (29.55%) eggPlant
9 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
9 13 (29.55%) Project Management
10 12 (27.27%) JMeter
10 12 (27.27%) Ant
10 12 (27.27%) Maven
10 12 (27.27%) CMS
10 12 (27.27%) Content Management

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 12 (27.27%) CMS
2 11 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) DVB
3 1 (2.27%) UPnP
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Selenium
1 14 (31.82%) WebDriver
2 13 (29.55%) eggPlant
3 12 (27.27%) Ant
3 12 (27.27%) Apache Ivy
3 12 (27.27%) Bitbucket
3 12 (27.27%) Gradle
3 12 (27.27%) JMeter
3 12 (27.27%) Maven
4 3 (6.82%) GDB
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) GCC
6 1 (2.27%) Burp Suite
6 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) MSTest
6 1 (2.27%) TestNG
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (13.64%) Aerospace
1 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Developer in Test
2 12 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) 3D Developer
5 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Development Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Development Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Graphics Developer
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) JSON
1 14 (31.82%) REST
1 14 (31.82%) XML
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
3 6 (13.64%) .NET
4 5 (11.36%) HTML5
5 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (6.82%) Node.js
6 3 (6.82%) OpenGL
6 3 (6.82%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (6.82%) WCF
6 3 (6.82%) WPF
7 2 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (4.55%) DirectX
7 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.55%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (4.55%) RESTful
7 2 (4.55%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) STB
4 1 (2.27%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Android
4 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) TDD
3 19 (43.18%) BDD
3 19 (43.18%) Scrum
4 18 (40.91%) OO
5 17 (38.64%) Test Automation
6 16 (36.36%) Automated Testing
7 15 (34.09%) OOP
8 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
8 13 (29.55%) Project Management
8 13 (29.55%) Software Engineering
8 13 (29.55%) Visualisation
9 12 (27.27%) Content Management
10 11 (25.00%) Security Testing
11 9 (20.45%) UML
12 6 (13.64%) SysML
13 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
14 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
15 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Java
2 18 (40.91%) Python
3 15 (34.09%) C#
4 14 (31.82%) C
4 14 (31.82%) Groovy
4 14 (31.82%) Ruby
5 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.64%) Ada
7 5 (11.36%) SQL
8 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.27%) Haskell
9 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) CCSP
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CISSP
3 1 (2.27%) GPEN
3 1 (2.27%) GWAPT
3 1 (2.27%) GXPN
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) OSCE
3 1 (2.27%) OSCP
3 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.27%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Core Impact
1 1 (2.27%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.27%) Nessus
1 1 (2.27%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.27%) Nmap
1 1 (2.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Sitecore
1 11 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Samsung
3 1 (2.27%) VMware