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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 53 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 28 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.73% 1.96% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.89% 5.79% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 4
Median daily rate £375 £390 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +82.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £434 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +3.70%
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 £42.50 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -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
283 328 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.58% 33.92% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 219 176
Median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 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 £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 3 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 29 (72.50%) .NET
2 26 (65.00%) Windows
3 24 (60.00%) C#
4 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
5 20 (50.00%) C
6 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
7 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 15 (37.50%) VBScript
8 15 (37.50%) CSS
9 14 (35.00%) XML
9 14 (35.00%) Linux
9 14 (35.00%) Memory Management
9 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
10 13 (32.50%) Degree
10 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
10 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
11 12 (30.00%) Python
11 12 (30.00%) HTTP
12 11 (27.50%) VPN
12 11 (27.50%) VB
12 11 (27.50%) Marketing
12 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
12 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (25.00%) Java
13 10 (25.00%) IPsec
14 9 (22.50%) Workflow
14 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
14 9 (22.50%) Internet
14 9 (22.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP

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%) CICS
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Drupal
4 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
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 11 (27.50%) 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%) 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
4 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
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%) Wireless
8 1 (2.50%) 802.15
8 1 (2.50%) Bluetooth
8 1 (2.50%) DMZ
8 1 (2.50%) VoIP
8 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) 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%) NuGet
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
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%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Support Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) .NET
2 15 (37.50%) CSS
3 14 (35.00%) XML
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%) 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 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Linux
3 11 (27.50%) 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 Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Memory Management
1 14 (35.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (22.50%) Load Balancing
2 9 (22.50%) Presales
2 9 (22.50%) Process Improvement
2 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
2 9 (22.50%) Workflow
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Open Source
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.00%) Garbage Collection
7 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) C
3 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
4 15 (37.50%) VBScript
5 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
6 12 (30.00%) Python
7 11 (27.50%) VB
8 10 (25.00%) Java
9 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.00%) Objective-C
11 5 (12.50%) R
11 5 (12.50%) Scala
11 5 (12.50%) SQL
11 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
12 4 (10.00%) Erlang
13 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
13 1 (2.50%) COBOL
13 1 (2.50%) Korn
13 1 (2.50%) Perl
13 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 9 (22.50%) MCSD
2 9 (22.50%) MCSE
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (15.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.50%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Remedy
5 1 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) NetScout
5 1 (2.50%) Perforce
5 1 (2.50%) QNX
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago