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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 90 79 106
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Contract jobs citing C++ 29 50 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 1.95% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 5.95% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
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
635 840 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.51% 32.81% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 382 368
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 33
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.95% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +3 12 £406 +50.46% 13
Bracknell +4 1 £275 -18.51%
Slough 0 1 £295 -5.60% 10
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 1
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (49.12%) Java
1 28 (49.12%) .NET
2 24 (42.11%) C#
3 21 (36.84%) C
4 20 (35.09%) Windows
5 18 (31.58%) Linux
6 13 (22.81%) SQL
6 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
7 10 (17.54%) XML
8 9 (15.79%) UNIX
8 9 (15.79%) Oracle
8 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
8 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.04%) Cisco
9 8 (14.04%) VB
9 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
10 7 (12.28%) UML
10 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
10 7 (12.28%) HTML
10 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (12.28%) MVC
10 7 (12.28%) Degree
10 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.53%) MCTS
11 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
11 6 (10.53%) Middleware
11 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.75%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) PaaS
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) VoIP
2 5 (8.77%) DHCP
2 5 (8.77%) HTTP
2 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.77%) ISDN
2 5 (8.77%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) RTP
3 4 (7.02%) HTTPS
4 3 (5.26%) FTP
4 3 (5.26%) Internet
4 3 (5.26%) Firewall
5 2 (3.51%) SSH
5 2 (3.51%) ZigBee
5 2 (3.51%) SSL
5 2 (3.51%) VPN
5 2 (3.51%) ATM
6 1 (1.75%) GPRS
6 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.75%) SAN
6 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.26%) Toad
1 3 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
1 3 (5.26%) Introscope
1 3 (5.26%) JProfiler
1 3 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (3.51%) MSTest
3 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) FishEye
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Architect
3 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) C++ Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Firmware Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Designer
7 2 (3.51%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Security Designer
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
8 1 (1.75%) Graduate
8 1 (1.75%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) XML
3 7 (12.28%) HTML
4 6 (10.53%) Middleware
4 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.77%) ODBC
5 5 (8.77%) CSS
5 5 (8.77%) Ajax
6 4 (7.02%) HTML5
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.02%) jQuery
6 4 (7.02%) XSLT
7 3 (5.26%) DOM
7 3 (5.26%) JDBC
7 3 (5.26%) DHTML
7 3 (5.26%) WCF
7 3 (5.26%) JSON
7 3 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) PKI
3 2 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.51%) iPhone
3 2 (3.51%) Firmware
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) Physics
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.75%) Tandem
4 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Linux
3 9 (15.79%) UNIX
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.77%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (5.26%) Solaris
8 2 (3.51%) Android
8 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.28%) UML
2 7 (12.28%) MVC
3 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 5 (8.77%) OOD
5 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.02%) Web Development
5 4 (7.02%) OO
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Scrum
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Memory Management
7 2 (3.51%) Android Development
7 2 (3.51%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) Java
2 24 (42.11%) C#
3 21 (36.84%) C
4 13 (22.81%) SQL
5 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 8 (14.04%) VB
7 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.53%) Perl
9 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
9 5 (8.77%) Ruby
10 4 (7.02%) Python
10 4 (7.02%) Fortran
11 3 (5.26%) VBScript
11 3 (5.26%) PHP
11 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
12 2 (3.51%) Assembly Language
12 2 (3.51%) Delphi
12 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.51%) VC++
13 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) MCTS
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.53%) MCSE
3 5 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.77%) CCNA
3 5 (8.77%) CCVP
4 3 (5.26%) ISEB
4 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.51%) CISSP
6 1 (1.75%) MCSD
6 1 (1.75%) CNE
6 1 (1.75%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) nmon
2 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) Cisco
3 2 (3.51%) Nokia
3 2 (3.51%) Sybase
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Hitachi
4 1 (1.75%) Genesys
4 1 (1.75%) Lotus
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.75%) Syclo
4 1 (1.75%) Sencha
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Rate: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
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