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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 61 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.97% 1.42% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 5.16% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£240 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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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
235 252 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.38% 27.57% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 107 124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.18% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £19.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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 7 July 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 13 (54.17%) C
2 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 8 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (20.83%) IIS
7 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
7 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.67%) Qt
8 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
9 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
9 3 (12.50%) HTTP
9 3 (12.50%) SSL
9 3 (12.50%) Internet
9 3 (12.50%) OpenGL
9 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
9 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) XML
9 3 (12.50%) MPEG
9 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
9 3 (12.50%) HTML5
9 3 (12.50%) GStreamer
9 3 (12.50%) Memory Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
1 3 (12.50%) SSL
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) NFC
3 1 (4.17%) LTE
3 1 (4.17%) VoIP
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%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
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 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Platform Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
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%) OpenGL
5 3 (12.50%) XML
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%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (8.33%) XSLT
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.33%) Ajax
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware
7 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) MPEG
1 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 3 (12.50%) STB
2 2 (8.33%) EMV
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) VHDL
3 1 (4.17%) Verilog
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Scrum
2 3 (12.50%) Memory Management
2 3 (12.50%) Garbage Collection
3 2 (8.33%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) Android Development
3 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) UML
3 2 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.17%) Product Management
4 1 (4.17%) Logistics
4 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C
2 9 (37.50%) C#
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
5 4 (16.67%) Embedded C++
6 3 (12.50%) Embedded C
7 2 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (8.33%) PHP
7 2 (8.33%) VBScript
7 2 (8.33%) VB
8 1 (4.17%) Perl
8 1 (4.17%) C++/CLI
8 1 (4.17%) Erlang
8 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Talend
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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