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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 82 91 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs citing C++ 48 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.70% 1.26% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.19% 4.79% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £134 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.20
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.52%
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
775 710 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.47% 26.32% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 379 303
Average daily rate £360 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 80
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.11 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.40% -51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +6 18 £390 +82.45% 13
Slough -7 4 - - 4
Newbury - 2 £375 -
Wokingham -1 1 £450 -
Bracknell -9 1 £400 +18.51%
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 36 (45.57%) Java
2 33 (41.77%) Linux
3 31 (39.24%) C
4 28 (35.44%) Python
5 26 (32.91%) SQL
6 25 (31.65%) UNIX
7 24 (30.38%) Perl
8 21 (26.58%) C#
9 18 (22.78%) Oracle
9 18 (22.78%) OLTP
10 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
10 17 (21.52%) Multithreading
10 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
11 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
11 15 (18.99%) HTML
11 15 (18.99%) Sybase
11 15 (18.99%) RDBMS
12 14 (17.72%) Windows
13 12 (15.19%) .NET
13 12 (15.19%) OO
13 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
15 9 (11.39%) STL
16 8 (10.13%) Embedded C
16 8 (10.13%) OOD
16 8 (10.13%) 3G
16 8 (10.13%) Wireless
16 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
16 8 (10.13%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (10.13%) LTE

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (8.86%) IIS
2 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.27%) JBoss
3 1 (1.27%) Zope
3 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) 3G
1 8 (10.13%) Wireless
1 8 (10.13%) LTE
1 8 (10.13%) 4G
2 7 (8.86%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (8.86%) WiMAX
3 6 (7.59%) IPv4
3 6 (7.59%) IPv6
3 6 (7.59%) UMTS
3 6 (7.59%) Internet
4 5 (6.33%) GSM
4 5 (6.33%) SSL
4 5 (6.33%) HTTP
5 2 (2.53%) SAN
5 2 (2.53%) NAS
5 2 (2.53%) NFC
6 1 (1.27%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (1.27%) SS7
6 1 (1.27%) SSH
6 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) OLTP
2 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
3 15 (18.99%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.06%) Subversion
2 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.27%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.27%) Xcode
4 1 (1.27%) Maven
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.27%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.27%) BitKeeper
4 1 (1.27%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Front Office
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) C++ Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Architect
4 7 (8.86%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (5.06%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Development Team Manager
8 2 (2.53%) Platform Architect
8 2 (2.53%) C++ Team Leader
8 2 (2.53%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (2.53%) Junior Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Junior Software Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.99%) HTML
2 12 (15.19%) .NET
3 9 (11.39%) STL
4 6 (7.59%) CSS
4 6 (7.59%) Middleware
4 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
5 5 (6.33%) Ajax
5 5 (6.33%) Qt
5 5 (6.33%) GStreamer
6 4 (5.06%) XML
6 4 (5.06%) HTML5
7 3 (3.80%) OpenGL
7 3 (3.80%) REST
7 3 (3.80%) QML
7 3 (3.80%) Qt Quick
7 3 (3.80%) Web Services
7 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.80%) J2EE
7 3 (3.80%) JSON
8 2 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.06%) Open Source
4 3 (3.80%) STB
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.53%) EMV
5 2 (2.53%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) MPEG
6 1 (1.27%) EFT
6 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.27%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Kinect
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.77%) Linux
2 25 (31.65%) UNIX
3 14 (17.72%) Windows
4 8 (10.13%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (7.59%) Android
6 2 (2.53%) Solaris
6 2 (2.53%) Debian
6 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Multithreading
2 15 (18.99%) Software Engineering
3 12 (15.19%) OO
3 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.13%) OOD
5 7 (8.86%) UML
6 6 (7.59%) Scrum
7 5 (6.33%) ITIL
7 5 (6.33%) Line Management
8 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.06%) Android Development
8 4 (5.06%) Garbage Collection
8 4 (5.06%) Memory Management
8 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.80%) Web Development
9 3 (3.80%) MVC
9 3 (3.80%) SOA
9 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.80%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) Java
2 31 (39.24%) C
3 28 (35.44%) Python
4 26 (32.91%) SQL
5 24 (30.38%) Perl
6 21 (26.58%) C#
7 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.13%) Embedded C
9 7 (8.86%) Embedded C++
9 7 (8.86%) Ruby
10 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
10 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
11 5 (6.33%) PHP
12 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
12 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
12 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
13 3 (3.80%) Erlang
14 2 (2.53%) VBScript
14 2 (2.53%) VB
15 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCOM
1 4 (5.06%) SCOrch
1 4 (5.06%) SCSM
2 2 (2.53%) SELinux
3 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Oracle
2 15 (18.99%) Sybase
3 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.27%) Google
5 1 (1.27%) Huawei
5 1 (1.27%) Talend
5 1 (1.27%) HP
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