The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Slough region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 30 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.98% 0.73% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.04% 1.80% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £261 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.48% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.40 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.95% +2.46%
Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 111 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.06% 40.51% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 42
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 30 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C++
Berkshire

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 17 April 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) OO
3 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 4 (36.36%) OOD
3 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (27.27%) MCTS
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) ISDN
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) VC++
4 3 (27.27%) MCSE
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) RTP
4 3 (27.27%) CCVP
5 2 (18.18%) WiMAX

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) ISDN
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) RTP
2 2 (18.18%) X.509
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) 2G
2 2 (18.18%) WiMAX
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless Security
2 2 (18.18%) LTE
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) GSM
2 2 (18.18%) 3G
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
3 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Toad
2 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (9.09%) Introscope
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (9.09%) JProfiler
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) MFC
2 1 (9.09%) JDBC
2 1 (9.09%) STL
2 1 (9.09%) ODBC
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) OOD
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) VC++
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) CCVP
1 3 (27.27%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) CNE
2 1 (9.09%) Novell Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) nmon
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Lotus