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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 64 42 92
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +50
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 47 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% 4.39% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% 10.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 1
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£425 £168 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+153.73% -58.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.83% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
261 433 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.90% 40.43% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 258 157
Average daily rate £410 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +71.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 25 November 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 6 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (28.57%) PaaS
6 6 (28.57%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) VC++
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) MSTest
8 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
8 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 4 (19.05%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) C
8 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
8 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 3 (14.29%) HTML
9 3 (14.29%) MFC
9 3 (14.29%) UNIX
9 3 (14.29%) Windows

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.76%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) ATM
2 1 (4.76%) GPRS
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
2 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MSTest
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
3 6 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) MFC
6 2 (9.52%) WCF
6 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
6 2 (9.52%) ActiveX
6 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 2 (9.52%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) COM
7 1 (4.76%) DCOM
7 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.76%) XSLT
7 1 (4.76%) STL
7 1 (4.76%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) EFT
3 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) Tandem
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Physics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Security
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) CAD
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Research
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
6 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) VC++
4 4 (19.05%) C
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.52%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) XAML
7 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCTS
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
1 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
1 3 (14.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Nokia
2 1 (4.76%) Autodesk
2 1 (4.76%) SolidWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Sencha
2 1 (4.76%) Syclo
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