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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 63 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 0.68% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 2.44% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate £375 £406 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +253.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +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
315 246 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.98% 28.08% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 155 174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Erlang
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) C
4 6 (28.57%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) H.323
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Twisted
5 5 (23.81%) FedRAMP
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
6 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
7 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (14.29%) POCO
7 3 (14.29%) Xcode
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (14.29%) ATL
7 3 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) CICS
2 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Zope
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BASE24
1 1 (4.76%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) H.323
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) 802.15
3 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Datazen
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Xcode
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) NuGet
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Development Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.76%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Penetration Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) Twisted
3 3 (14.29%) ATL
3 3 (14.29%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) POCO
3 3 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
5 1 (4.76%) ADO
5 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) Autofac
5 1 (4.76%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Java EE
5 1 (4.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.76%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) VxWorks
5 1 (4.76%) Windows CE
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
5 4 (19.05%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Memory Management
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) OOD
7 1 (4.76%) OOP
7 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Erlang
3 6 (28.57%) C
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
6 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) VB
7 2 (9.52%) VBScript
8 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
8 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.76%) JCL
8 1 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (4.76%) R
8 1 (4.76%) REXX
8 1 (4.76%) Scala
8 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCSD
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) FedRAMP
2 1 (4.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) CA
3 1 (4.76%) FairCom
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce
3 1 (4.76%) QNX
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) Sun