The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 53 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 20 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.28% 1.20% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.58% 4.31% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £240 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -32.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £240 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £344 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.33% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
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
264 232 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.10% 27.85% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 155 128
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +95.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for C++.

1 34 (87.18%) .NET
2 28 (71.79%) C#
3 27 (69.23%) Windows
3 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 22 (56.41%) C
5 19 (48.72%) PowerShell
6 18 (46.15%) VBScript
6 18 (46.15%) XML
7 16 (41.03%) MS Excel
8 15 (38.46%) HTTP
8 15 (38.46%) CSS
8 15 (38.46%) VB
8 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
9 14 (35.90%) Mentoring
10 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
11 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
11 12 (30.77%) Memory Management
11 12 (30.77%) VB.NET
11 12 (30.77%) Linux
11 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
11 12 (30.77%) VPN
12 11 (28.21%) Java
12 11 (28.21%) IPsec
12 11 (28.21%) Marketing
12 11 (28.21%) Degree
12 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
13 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
13 10 (25.64%) Public Cloud
13 10 (25.64%) Software-Defined Networking

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.82%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (41.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.38%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) HTTP
2 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 12 (30.77%) VPN
3 11 (28.21%) IPsec
4 10 (25.64%) DHCP
4 10 (25.64%) DNS
4 10 (25.64%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (23.08%) BGP
5 9 (23.08%) IPv6
6 8 (20.51%) Internet
7 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
7 3 (7.69%) SSL
8 2 (5.13%) Firewall
8 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.56%) DMZ
9 1 (2.56%) FTP
9 1 (2.56%) SSH
9 1 (2.56%) Wireless
9 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Big Data
2 4 (10.26%) Datazen
2 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.13%) DB2
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Xcode
2 2 (5.13%) Fiddler
2 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) AppScan
General
1 11 (28.21%) Marketing
2 5 (12.82%) French Language
2 5 (12.82%) German Language
2 5 (12.82%) Italian Language
2 5 (12.82%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Escalation Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.13%) Android Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Graduate
7 2 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Support Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) .NET
2 18 (46.15%) XML
3 15 (38.46%) CSS
4 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
5 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
6 5 (12.82%) ATL
6 5 (12.82%) Node.js
6 5 (12.82%) POCO
7 4 (10.26%) ADO
7 4 (10.26%) ADO.NET
7 4 (10.26%) Autofac
7 4 (10.26%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
7 4 (10.26%) HTML
7 4 (10.26%) ODBC
7 4 (10.26%) OLE
7 4 (10.26%) OLE DB
7 4 (10.26%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.64%) Public Cloud
3 4 (10.26%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 12 (30.77%) Linux
4 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Android
6 2 (5.13%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Mentoring
2 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Memory Management
4 10 (25.64%) Load Balancing
5 9 (23.08%) Presales
5 9 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 9 (23.08%) Workflow
6 6 (15.38%) Open Source
7 4 (10.26%) SDLC
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.13%) Contact Management
9 2 (5.13%) CRM
9 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Operations
9 2 (5.13%) DSDM
9 2 (5.13%) Garbage Collection
9 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) C#
2 22 (56.41%) C
3 19 (48.72%) PowerShell
4 18 (46.15%) VBScript
5 15 (38.46%) VB
6 12 (30.77%) VB.NET
7 11 (28.21%) Java
8 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.95%) Python
10 6 (15.38%) SQL
11 5 (12.82%) Objective-C
12 4 (10.26%) R
12 4 (10.26%) Scala
12 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
13 2 (5.13%) PHP
13 2 (5.13%) Ruby
14 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 1 (2.56%) Korn
14 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) MCSE
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (20.51%) MCSD
4 6 (15.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) XenServer
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.13%) Perfmon
2 2 (5.13%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.56%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) NetScout
6 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.56%) Sybase