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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 58 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing C++ 16 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.56% 0.85% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.78% 2.94% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
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£390 £115 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+239.13% -58.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £343 £310
% change year-on-year
- +10.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.80%
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
335 306 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.59% 28.81% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 175 108
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -20.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) C
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) IIS
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Subversion
7 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (16.67%) SCOM
7 4 (16.67%) Qt
7 4 (16.67%) SCOrch
7 4 (16.67%) SCSM
8 3 (12.50%) QML
8 3 (12.50%) GStreamer
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (12.50%) Android
8 3 (12.50%) STB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Zope
2 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) NFC
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Architect
1 4 (16.67%) Developer
1 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Junior
3 2 (8.33%) Platform Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Web Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Software Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (16.67%) Qt
3 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
3 3 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) GStreamer
3 3 (12.50%) QML
3 3 (12.50%) Qt Quick
4 2 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (8.33%) XSLT
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.33%) Ajax
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) STB
2 2 (8.33%) EMV
2 2 (8.33%) Smartcard
2 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) EFT
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Android
4 3 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (8.33%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) Kanban
3 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (8.33%) Android Development
3 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
4 1 (4.17%) Bug Management
4 1 (4.17%) Functional Programming
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) MVVM
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.17%) Product Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) C
3 8 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) VBScript
6 2 (8.33%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby
7 1 (4.17%) Erlang
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
1 4 (16.67%) SCOrch
1 4 (16.67%) SCSM
2 2 (8.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Talend
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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