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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 96 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 27 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.06% 1.10% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.22% 4.07% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £335 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £41.75 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £33.55 £39.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £37.05 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.17 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.92% +8.10%
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
640 713 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.19% 26.94% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 420 417
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £267 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.75 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £39.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 13 £375 -6.25% 26
Slough +16 7 £345 - 1
Bracknell -2 5 £350 -0.70% 4
Maidenhead - 4 £350 - 3
Wokingham - 3 £350 -
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Linux
2 22 (39.29%) Windows
3 21 (37.50%) Java
4 17 (30.36%) C
5 15 (26.79%) Python
6 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
7 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (21.43%) Unix
7 12 (21.43%) VB
8 11 (19.64%) SQL
9 10 (17.86%) C#
9 10 (17.86%) Oracle
9 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
10 9 (16.07%) Degree
10 9 (16.07%) Erlang
10 9 (16.07%) Scrum
10 9 (16.07%) .NET
10 9 (16.07%) OO
10 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
10 9 (16.07%) Twisted
11 8 (14.29%) H.323
11 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.50%) Embedded C
12 7 (12.50%) Shell Script
12 7 (12.50%) Middleware
12 7 (12.50%) FedRAMP
13 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.71%) Embedded C++
13 6 (10.71%) FTP
13 6 (10.71%) Solaris

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (8.93%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.79%) CICS
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
5 1 (1.79%) WildFly
5 1 (1.79%) Zope
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) BASE24
1 1 (1.79%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
1 1 (1.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.79%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) H.323
2 6 (10.71%) FTP
3 5 (8.93%) HTTP
4 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) VPN
5 2 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (1.79%) 802.15
6 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.79%) DHCP
6 1 (1.79%) DNS
6 1 (1.79%) Firewall
6 1 (1.79%) IPsec
6 1 (1.79%) LDAP
6 1 (1.79%) SSH
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) MS Access
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) OLTP
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) Datazen
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Introscope
1 5 (8.93%) JProfiler
1 5 (8.93%) Toad
1 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) Bugzilla
3 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.36%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.36%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (5.36%) Xcode
4 2 (3.57%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.79%) Maven
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (8.93%) Electronics
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.57%) Games
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Military
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) DSP Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Java Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Junior
7 2 (3.57%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
1 9 (16.07%) Twisted
2 7 (12.50%) Middleware
3 5 (8.93%) STL
4 4 (7.14%) ODBC
4 4 (7.14%) SWT
5 3 (5.36%) ATL
5 3 (5.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (5.36%) CSS
5 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.36%) J2EE
5 3 (5.36%) JDBC
5 3 (5.36%) POCO
5 3 (5.36%) Spring
5 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 3 (5.36%) XML
6 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (3.57%) POSIX
6 2 (3.57%) Struts
6 2 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.57%) Physics
4 2 (3.57%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.79%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
5 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) STB
5 1 (1.79%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 22 (39.29%) Windows
3 12 (21.43%) Unix
4 6 (10.71%) Solaris
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.57%) AIX
6 2 (3.57%) Android
6 2 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.79%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.79%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
4 9 (16.07%) OO
4 9 (16.07%) Scrum
5 6 (10.71%) Multithreading
5 6 (10.71%) OOP
5 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.14%) Image Processing
7 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.14%) Video Processing
8 3 (5.36%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.36%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Signal Processing
8 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.36%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) C
3 15 (26.79%) Python
4 12 (21.43%) VB
5 11 (19.64%) SQL
6 10 (17.86%) C#
7 9 (16.07%) Erlang
8 7 (12.50%) Embedded C
8 7 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 6 (10.71%) Embedded C++
9 6 (10.71%) Perl
10 5 (8.93%) Objective-C
10 5 (8.93%) VBA
11 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.57%) PHP
12 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
12 2 (3.57%) Ruby
12 2 (3.57%) VBScript
13 1 (1.79%) COBOL
13 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) ISEB
2 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCSD
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) FedRAMP
2 1 (1.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (8.93%) nmon
2 2 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) BMC
3 2 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) CA
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) F5
4 1 (1.79%) FairCom
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Perforce
4 1 (1.79%) QNX
4 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.79%) Remedy
4 1 (1.79%) Sun
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
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