The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 17 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.65% 3.53% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.51% 16.36% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.51% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +12.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 55 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.01% 21.57% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 69
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £94.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.61% +190.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Slough region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Slough

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Slough region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Slough region with a requirement for C++.

1 9 (75.00%) UML
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) SysML
3 6 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (50.00%) Ada
3 6 (50.00%) C
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (16.67%) GCC
4 2 (16.67%) GDB
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (8.33%) Samsung
5 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (8.33%) Deep Learning
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) GCC
1 2 (16.67%) GDB
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) 3D Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graphics Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Graphics Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (8.33%) STL
2 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) UML
2 8 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) SysML
4 2 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) Deep Learning
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
5 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Ada
1 6 (50.00%) C
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Samsung