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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 100 96 84
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing C++ 33 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 1.17% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.39% 4.33% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £115 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £379 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +2.00%
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
752 762 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.69% 27.05% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 412 291
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 44
Average hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -55.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.22 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.00 £44.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +7 8 £406 +253.26% 16
Bracknell -2 3 £375 +11.11% 2
Slough -5 2 - - 9
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 3
Newbury - - - - 1
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 31 (50.82%) Linux
2 30 (49.18%) Java
3 24 (39.34%) Python
4 22 (36.07%) C
4 22 (36.07%) SQL
5 21 (34.43%) Perl
6 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
7 16 (26.23%) C#
7 16 (26.23%) UNIX
8 13 (21.31%) OO
8 13 (21.31%) OLTP
9 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
10 11 (18.03%) Multithreading
10 11 (18.03%) 3G
10 11 (18.03%) Oracle
11 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
11 10 (16.39%) Sybase
11 10 (16.39%) RDBMS
11 10 (16.39%) Ruby
11 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
12 9 (14.75%) LTE
12 9 (14.75%) WiMAX
12 9 (14.75%) HTML
13 8 (13.11%) Embedded C
13 8 (13.11%) Embedded C++
13 8 (13.11%) Ajax
13 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (11.48%) 4G
14 7 (11.48%) Embedded Linux

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3 (4.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) 3G
2 9 (14.75%) WiMAX
2 9 (14.75%) LTE
3 7 (11.48%) 4G
3 7 (11.48%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (11.48%) Wireless
4 5 (8.20%) IPv4
4 5 (8.20%) IPv6
4 5 (8.20%) SAN
4 5 (8.20%) NAS
5 4 (6.56%) GSM
5 4 (6.56%) UMTS
6 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.28%) NFC
8 1 (1.64%) SSH
8 1 (1.64%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.64%) HTTP
8 1 (1.64%) DNS
8 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) OLTP
2 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (16.39%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.92%) Subversion
1 3 (4.92%) MSTest
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.64%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.64%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) BitKeeper
General
1 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) C++ Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.20%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (3.28%) Development Team Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Platform Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Junior
7 2 (3.28%) Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) HTML
2 8 (13.11%) Ajax
3 7 (11.48%) Middleware
3 7 (11.48%) .NET
4 6 (9.84%) REST
4 6 (9.84%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 6 (9.84%) Unity DI Container
5 5 (8.20%) JSON
5 5 (8.20%) SOAP
5 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.56%) CSS
6 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.28%) POSIX
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.28%) STL
8 2 (3.28%) XML
8 2 (3.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) User Experience
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.92%) Open Source
4 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.28%) EMV
5 2 (3.28%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) EFT
6 1 (1.64%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.64%) Kinect
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Linux
2 16 (26.23%) UNIX
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
3 7 (11.48%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Android
5 2 (3.28%) Debian
5 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Software Engineering
2 13 (21.31%) OO
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.03%) Multithreading
5 7 (11.48%) MVC
6 6 (9.84%) Web Development
6 6 (9.84%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (8.20%) Line Management
8 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.56%) Scrum
8 4 (6.56%) UML
8 4 (6.56%) OOD
9 2 (3.28%) OOP
9 2 (3.28%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.28%) Android Development
9 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.28%) Kanban
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) Python
3 22 (36.07%) C
3 22 (36.07%) SQL
4 21 (34.43%) Perl
5 16 (26.23%) C#
6 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
6 10 (16.39%) Ruby
6 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
7 8 (13.11%) Embedded C
7 8 (13.11%) Embedded C++
8 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
9 5 (8.20%) PHP
9 5 (8.20%) VC++
10 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.28%) VBScript
11 2 (3.28%) VB
11 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) VCP4
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.64%) MCTS
2 1 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (3.28%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SCOM
1 4 (6.56%) SCOrch
1 4 (6.56%) SCSM
2 2 (3.28%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle
2 10 (16.39%) Sybase
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.20%) Hitachi
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
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