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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 31 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.38% 2.46% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 8.11% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £261 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.80%
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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
84 74 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.97% 30.33% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 33
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 £17.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 27 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) WiMAX
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) POCO
3 1 (20.00%) Kinect
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Xcode
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
1 2 (40.00%) WiMAX
1 2 (40.00%) LTE
1 2 (40.00%) 4G
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ATL
1 1 (20.00%) POCO
1 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Kinect
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
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