The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 93 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 27 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 1.15% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.31% 3.68% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 20
Average daily rate
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£306 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £146 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
627 760 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.02% 31.15% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 338 387
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
South East

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 +5 10 £356 +18.75% 10
Slough +2 3 £295 -1.66% 5
Bracknell - 1 £275 - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 5
Windsor - - - -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 28 (46.67%) C
2 27 (45.00%) C#
2 27 (45.00%) Java
3 26 (43.33%) .NET
4 24 (40.00%) Windows
5 20 (33.33%) Linux
6 16 (26.67%) SQL
7 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (20.00%) XML
9 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
9 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 10 (16.67%) UML
11 9 (15.00%) MCSE
11 9 (15.00%) UNIX
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle
11 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (15.00%) MCTS
11 9 (15.00%) Degree
12 8 (13.33%) Cisco
12 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
12 8 (13.33%) Perl
13 7 (11.67%) VB
13 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
13 7 (11.67%) OOD
13 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
14 6 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (10.00%) Middleware

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 6 (10.00%) IIS
1 6 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) VoIP
1 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.33%) HTTP
2 5 (8.33%) DHCP
2 5 (8.33%) ISDN
2 5 (8.33%) DNS
2 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 5 (8.33%) RTP
3 4 (6.67%) HTTPS
4 3 (5.00%) Firewall
4 3 (5.00%) FTP
5 2 (3.33%) ATM
5 2 (3.33%) VPN
5 2 (3.33%) SSL
5 2 (3.33%) SSH
5 2 (3.33%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.67%) Network Security
6 1 (1.67%) NAS
6 1 (1.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.00%) Toad
2 3 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.00%) Introscope
2 3 (5.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (5.00%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Security Designer
8 2 (3.33%) Firmware Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Designer
8 2 (3.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) XML
3 6 (10.00%) XSD
3 6 (10.00%) Middleware
3 6 (10.00%) WCF
4 5 (8.33%) ODBC
4 5 (8.33%) HTML
5 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.67%) Ajax
6 3 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (5.00%) HTML5
6 3 (5.00%) CSS
6 3 (5.00%) JDBC
6 3 (5.00%) jQuery
6 3 (5.00%) JSON
7 2 (3.33%) WPF
7 2 (3.33%) DHTML
7 2 (3.33%) XML Schema
7 2 (3.33%) DOM
7 2 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Firmware
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.67%) Open Source
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) Physics
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.00%) UNIX
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Solaris
7 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (16.67%) UML
3 7 (11.67%) OOD
4 6 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.33%) OO
6 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Web Development
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Scrum
7 3 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.33%) Data Security
8 2 (3.33%) Security Management
8 2 (3.33%) MVC
8 2 (3.33%) Information Security
8 2 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) C
2 27 (45.00%) C#
2 27 (45.00%) Java
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (13.33%) Perl
6 7 (11.67%) VB
7 6 (10.00%) Ruby
8 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.67%) Python
9 4 (6.67%) Fortran
10 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.33%) Assembly Language
11 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.33%) Delphi
11 2 (3.33%) PHP
11 2 (3.33%) VBScript
12 1 (1.67%) VC++
12 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) MCSE
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (15.00%) MCTS
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.33%) CCVP
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.33%) CCNA
2 5 (8.33%) ISEB
3 4 (6.67%) MCSD
4 2 (3.33%) CISSP
4 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CNE
5 1 (1.67%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) nmon
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (3.33%) Sybase
4 2 (3.33%) Nokia
5 1 (1.67%) Lotus
5 1 (1.67%) Apple
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.67%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.67%) SolidWorks
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Sencha
5 1 (1.67%) Syclo
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Genesys
5 1 (1.67%) Hitachi
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