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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 23 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.77% 0.66% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.07% 1.79% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate £345 - £383
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +8.10%
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
58 112 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.92% 36.96% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 65 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £94.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.76% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £32.50 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.90 £35.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) JProfiler
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) VB
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) FTP
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Toad
4 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 4 (44.44%) Middleware
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Introscope
4 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (44.44%) nmon
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (33.33%) ATL
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) POCO
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Xcode

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (11.11%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Introscope
1 4 (44.44%) JProfiler
1 4 (44.44%) Toad
2 3 (33.33%) Xcode
3 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 2 (22.22%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (22.22%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) ATL
2 3 (33.33%) POCO
3 2 (22.22%) JDBC
3 2 (22.22%) ODBC
4 1 (11.11%) OpenCL
4 1 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Solaris
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
5 1 (11.11%) Resilience Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (44.44%) nmon
2 2 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) BMC
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace