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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 49 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 17 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.90% 0.81% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 2.85% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
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£390 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £313 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
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
289 281 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.22% 28.50% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 148 111
Average daily rate £363 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 (45.83%) C
2 10 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) IIS
6 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.67%) Qt
7 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (12.50%) SSL
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) HTTP
8 3 (12.50%) Internet
8 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (12.50%) Android
8 3 (12.50%) GStreamer
8 3 (12.50%) Memory Management
8 3 (12.50%) QML
8 3 (12.50%) Qt Quick

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (20.83%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Zope
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SSL
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) NFC
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Platform Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Web Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 4 (16.67%) Qt
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) GStreamer
5 3 (12.50%) QML
5 3 (12.50%) Qt Quick
6 2 (8.33%) Ajax
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) XSLT
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware
7 1 (4.17%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 3 (12.50%) STB
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Smartcard
2 2 (8.33%) EMV
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) MPEG
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) VHDL
3 1 (4.17%) Verilog
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) Memory Management
2 3 (12.50%) Scrum
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Garbage Collection
3 2 (8.33%) Android Development
3 2 (8.33%) Kanban
3 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (8.33%) UML
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) OOD
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) MVVM
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.17%) Product Management
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) VBScript
5 2 (8.33%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) XAML
6 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) C++/CLI
6 1 (4.17%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 8583
1 2 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SELinux
2 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.17%) SCSM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Talend
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