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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 92 92 78
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing C++ 33 29 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.27% 1.19% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.87% 4.67% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 24
Average daily rate
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£335 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
677 621 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.97% 25.59% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 313 377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £14.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 August 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 August 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 14 £425 +6.25% 12
Bracknell -5 4 £400 +45.45% 4
Slough 0 1 - -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (48.81%) C
2 40 (47.62%) Java
3 31 (36.90%) Linux
4 28 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 27 (32.14%) C#
6 25 (29.76%) Windows
7 23 (27.38%) SQL
7 23 (27.38%) Oracle
7 23 (27.38%) UNIX
8 20 (23.81%) .NET
9 17 (20.24%) Python
9 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
9 17 (20.24%) SDLC
10 16 (19.05%) Perl
11 15 (17.86%) Multithreading
11 15 (17.86%) Relational Database
12 14 (16.67%) STL
13 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
14 12 (14.29%) Sybase
14 12 (14.29%) OLTP
14 12 (14.29%) RDBMS
14 12 (14.29%) HTTP
14 12 (14.29%) Telecoms
15 11 (13.10%) HTML
16 10 (11.90%) XML
17 8 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
17 8 (9.52%) Degree
17 8 (9.52%) Android
17 8 (9.52%) IIS
17 8 (9.52%) SSL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (9.52%) IIS
2 4 (4.76%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.19%) Zope
5 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Office
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.38%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) HTTP
2 8 (9.52%) SSL
3 7 (8.33%) VPN
4 6 (7.14%) Internet
4 6 (7.14%) LTE
5 5 (5.95%) 4G
5 5 (5.95%) 3G
5 5 (5.95%) Wireless
5 5 (5.95%) DNS
5 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.76%) UMTS
6 4 (4.76%) DHCP
6 4 (4.76%) FTP
6 4 (4.76%) IPsec
6 4 (4.76%) WiMAX
6 4 (4.76%) IPv4
6 4 (4.76%) IPv6
6 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 12 (14.29%) OLTP
2 12 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.76%) MySQL
5 3 (3.57%) DB2
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.19%) Big Data
6 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.38%) NuGet
3 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (1.19%) Maven
4 1 (1.19%) Selenium
4 1 (1.19%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.19%) Xcode
4 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.19%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Electronics
3 4 (4.76%) Finance
4 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.57%) Games
4 3 (3.57%) Billing
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Publishing
6 1 (1.19%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) C++ Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Design Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Escalation Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 2 (2.38%) Incident Manager
10 2 (2.38%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.38%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Network Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Network Support Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) .NET
2 14 (16.67%) STL
3 11 (13.10%) HTML
4 10 (11.90%) XML
5 6 (7.14%) J2EE
5 6 (7.14%) GStreamer
6 5 (5.95%) Qt
6 5 (5.95%) CSS
6 5 (5.95%) Web Services
6 5 (5.95%) Middleware
6 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.76%) OpenGL
7 4 (4.76%) REST
7 4 (4.76%) HTML5
8 3 (3.57%) Qt Quick
8 3 (3.57%) QML
8 3 (3.57%) SWT
8 3 (3.57%) WCF
8 3 (3.57%) SOAP
8 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.76%) PKI
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) STB
4 3 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.57%) MPEG
5 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Xbox
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Animation
6 1 (1.19%) Physics
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) EMV
6 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.19%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.90%) Linux
2 25 (29.76%) Windows
3 23 (27.38%) UNIX
4 8 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (9.52%) Android
5 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.57%) Solaris
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.19%) CentOS
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.19%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 17 (20.24%) SDLC
3 15 (17.86%) Multithreading
4 7 (8.33%) Android Development
4 7 (8.33%) OO
4 7 (8.33%) OOD
5 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (5.95%) ITIL
6 5 (5.95%) UML
6 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
7 4 (4.76%) Time Management
7 4 (4.76%) iOS Development
7 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.76%) Memory Management
7 4 (4.76%) Scrum
7 4 (4.76%) Information Security
7 4 (4.76%) Garbage Collection
8 3 (3.57%) Identity Management
8 3 (3.57%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.81%) C
2 40 (47.62%) Java
3 27 (32.14%) C#
4 23 (27.38%) SQL
5 17 (20.24%) Python
6 16 (19.05%) Perl
7 13 (15.48%) JavaScript
8 8 (9.52%) Embedded C
8 8 (9.52%) Embedded C++
9 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.95%) VBScript
10 5 (5.95%) VB
10 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.76%) Assembly Language
12 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.38%) PHP
13 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.38%) Ruby
14 1 (1.19%) C++/CLI
14 1 (1.19%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.76%) IEC 61508
2 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.19%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.19%) SELinux
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Oracle
2 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.29%) Sybase
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco
4 3 (3.57%) F5
5 2 (2.38%) Siemens
5 2 (2.38%) Perforce
6 1 (1.19%) Google
6 1 (1.19%) Huawei
6 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) Remedy
6 1 (1.19%) Splunk
6 1 (1.19%) Talend