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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 35 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.96% 2.48% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 8.57% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£340 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%
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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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
118 70 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 37.82% 28.93% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 23
Average daily rate £325 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) 3G
3 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) WiMAX
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (33.33%) LTE
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Migration

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) 3G
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) WiMAX
1 2 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
1 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
1 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
1 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com