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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 58 58 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.08% 1.80% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 5.04% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £194 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.45% -49.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
224 357 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.89% 35.66% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 193 137
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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++
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 28 January 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 11 (57.89%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (47.37%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) .NET
5 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (31.58%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (31.58%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (31.58%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (31.58%) PaaS
6 6 (31.58%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) VC++
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) MSTest
8 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
8 4 (21.05%) SCOM
8 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (21.05%) SCOrch
8 4 (21.05%) SCSM
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) C
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) MFC
9 3 (15.79%) UNIX

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (31.58%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
1 1 (5.26%) GPRS
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MSTest
2 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C++ Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Escalation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Software Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
1 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (31.58%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (31.58%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) MFC
5 2 (10.53%) ActiveX
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) WCF
5 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
6 1 (5.26%) LINQ
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (5.26%) FastCGI
6 1 (5.26%) OpenCL
6 1 (5.26%) WF
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
6 1 (5.26%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) EFT
2 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.26%) Tandem
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Bug Management
6 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.26%) Product Management
6 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.26%) Line Management
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) VC++
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.79%) C
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) Python
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCOM
1 4 (21.05%) SCOrch
1 4 (21.05%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
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