The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 61 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.35% 1.12% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.85% 3.98% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £286 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.88% +2.66%
C++
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
268 251 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.92% 28.01% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 112 143
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £15.25 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.40 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Reading region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Reading

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Reading region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 16 (50.00%) C
2 14 (43.75%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) Linux
4 12 (37.50%) .NET
5 10 (31.25%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.00%) HTML
8 7 (21.88%) HTTP
9 6 (18.75%) IIS
9 6 (18.75%) XML
10 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
10 5 (15.63%) SSL
10 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
10 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
11 4 (12.50%) Finance
11 4 (12.50%) Degree
11 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.50%) VPN
11 4 (12.50%) Embedded C++
11 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) VBScript
11 4 (12.50%) VB
11 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (12.50%) Qt
12 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
12 3 (9.38%) GStreamer

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) Zope
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 5 (15.63%) SSL
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) IPsec
5 2 (6.25%) SSH
5 2 (6.25%) NFC
5 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) LTE
6 1 (3.13%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) NuGet
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Platform Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) XML
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.50%) Qt
6 3 (9.38%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) GStreamer
6 3 (9.38%) QML
6 3 (9.38%) Qt Quick
6 3 (9.38%) OpenGL
6 3 (9.38%) Middleware
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) XSLT
7 2 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) MPEG
1 3 (9.38%) STB
1 3 (9.38%) PKI
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Device Driver
1 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) EMV
2 2 (6.25%) Smartcard
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Xbox
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) VHDL
3 1 (3.13%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (9.38%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.13%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) Information Security
3 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
3 3 (9.38%) Memory Management
3 3 (9.38%) Garbage Collection
3 3 (9.38%) SDLC
4 2 (6.25%) Game Development
4 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security
4 2 (6.25%) Android Development
4 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Kanban
4 2 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.25%) UML
4 2 (6.25%) SOA
4 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) C
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) Java
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
6 4 (12.50%) Embedded C++
6 4 (12.50%) VBScript
6 4 (12.50%) VB
7 3 (9.38%) Python
7 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
7 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.25%) Ruby
8 2 (6.25%) PHP
9 1 (3.13%) SQL
9 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.13%) Perl
9 1 (3.13%) C++/CLI
9 1 (3.13%) Erlang
9 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (6.25%) ISO 8583
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SELinux
2 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) Talend
4 1 (3.13%) Perforce
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
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