The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 33 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.73% 0.39% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.15% 0.99% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.09% -7.50%
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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
93 101 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 33.82% 39.30% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 46 34
Average daily rate £330 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) ISDN
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) MCSE
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) RTP
3 5 (50.00%) CCVP
3 5 (50.00%) MCTS
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) ISDN
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) RTP
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Toad
1 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (20.00%) Introscope
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (20.00%) JProfiler
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) JDBC
2 2 (20.00%) ODBC
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) Korn
6 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) CCVP
1 5 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) CNE
3 1 (10.00%) Novell Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
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