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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 54 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing C++ 24 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.65% 1.89% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 5.88% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 3
Median daily rate £375 £390 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +24.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.26%
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
272 289 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.09% 32.18% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 189 148
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +164.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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++
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 May 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 31 (77.50%) .NET
2 27 (67.50%) Windows
3 25 (62.50%) C#
3 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 20 (50.00%) C
5 18 (45.00%) PowerShell
6 17 (42.50%) VBScript
7 16 (40.00%) XML
7 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 15 (37.50%) CSS
8 15 (37.50%) Mentoring
9 14 (35.00%) Memory Management
9 14 (35.00%) Linux
10 13 (32.50%) VB
10 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
10 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
10 13 (32.50%) Degree
11 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
11 12 (30.00%) Python
11 12 (30.00%) HTTP
12 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
12 11 (27.50%) VPN
12 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
12 11 (27.50%) Marketing
12 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
13 10 (25.00%) MCSE
13 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (25.00%) Java
13 10 (25.00%) IPsec

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 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (15.00%) Node.js
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Drupal
4 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.50%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) Zope
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) HTTP
2 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (27.50%) VPN
3 10 (25.00%) IPsec
4 9 (22.50%) BGP
4 9 (22.50%) DHCP
4 9 (22.50%) DNS
4 9 (22.50%) Internet
4 9 (22.50%) IPv6
4 9 (22.50%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (10.00%) Kerberos
6 3 (7.50%) H.323
6 3 (7.50%) SSL
7 2 (5.00%) Firewall
7 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.00%) Wireless
8 1 (2.50%) SSH
8 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Big Data
2 5 (12.50%) Datazen
2 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Xcode
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) AppScan
3 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 11 (27.50%) Marketing
2 5 (12.50%) French Language
2 5 (12.50%) German Language
2 5 (12.50%) Italian Language
2 5 (12.50%) Spanish Language
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Developer
2 15 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Support Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) XML
3 15 (37.50%) CSS
4 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
4 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (12.50%) ADO
5 5 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 5 (12.50%) ATL
5 5 (12.50%) Autofac
5 5 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
5 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 5 (12.50%) ODBC
5 5 (12.50%) OLE
5 5 (12.50%) OLE DB
5 5 (12.50%) POCO
5 5 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
5 5 (12.50%) Web Services
5 5 (12.50%) XML Schema
6 4 (10.00%) HTML
6 4 (10.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (22.50%) Public Cloud
3 5 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.50%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Ubuntu
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.00%) Unix
7 1 (2.50%) AIX
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.50%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.50%) Windows CE
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 14 (35.00%) Memory Management
3 11 (27.50%) Software Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
4 9 (22.50%) Presales
4 9 (22.50%) Process Improvement
4 9 (22.50%) Workflow
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.50%) Open Source
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
9 2 (5.00%) OO
9 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) C
3 18 (45.00%) PowerShell
4 17 (42.50%) VBScript
5 13 (32.50%) VB
5 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
6 12 (30.00%) Python
7 10 (25.00%) Java
8 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.00%) Objective-C
10 5 (12.50%) R
10 5 (12.50%) Scala
10 5 (12.50%) SQL
10 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 4 (10.00%) Erlang
12 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 1 (2.50%) Korn
12 1 (2.50%) Perl
12 1 (2.50%) PHP
12 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) MCSE
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (22.50%) MCSD
4 6 (15.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) XenServer
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.00%) Perfmon
2 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.50%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) Remedy
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) NetScout
5 1 (2.50%) QNX
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase