Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 119 117
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2 +14
Contract jobs citing C++ 69 44 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.73% 1.10% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 3.95% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 57
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -9.68%
10th Percentile £338 £302 £244
90th Percentile £638 £475 £400
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 20
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £39.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.62% -0.63% +11.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £34.63 £36.25
90th Percentile £43.63 £41.50 £46.83
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.96% +5.63%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,217 1,113 1,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.44% 27.76% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 659 748
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £261
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 49
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £28.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.48% -28.13% +11.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.93 £13.24
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.55 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Berkshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Berkshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Berkshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Berkshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C++ in Berkshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 17 £400 +14.29% 17
Newbury - 17 - - 8
Slough +4 11 £375 +15.56% 5
Maidenhead - 7 £378 - 7
Wokingham - 6 £625 - 5
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 42 (60.87%) Linux
2 33 (47.83%) C
2 33 (47.83%) Python
3 30 (43.48%) TDD
4 26 (37.68%) C#
5 23 (33.33%) Java
6 20 (28.99%) .NET
7 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
8 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
8 18 (26.09%) Windows
9 17 (24.64%) SciPy
9 17 (24.64%) NumPy
10 16 (23.19%) Pandas
10 16 (23.19%) SQL
10 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
12 14 (20.29%) Microservices
13 13 (18.84%) SDLC
14 12 (17.39%) Unix
15 11 (15.94%) Oracle
15 11 (15.94%) IIS
15 11 (15.94%) Eclipse
15 11 (15.94%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (15.94%) TeamCity
15 11 (15.94%) REST
16 10 (14.49%) Confluence
16 10 (14.49%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (14.49%) NuGet
16 10 (14.49%) Low Latency

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.94%) IIS
2 10 (14.49%) Confluence
3 4 (5.80%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (5.80%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.80%) Luigi
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.80%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.80%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.04%) IaaS
2 9 (13.04%) PaaS
3 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Firewall
1 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) Network Security
2 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.90%) Wireless
2 2 (2.90%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.45%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.45%) DOCSIS
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.45%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.49%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (13.04%) Big Data
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.80%) Data Mining
6 4 (5.80%) Datazen
6 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.80%) KNIME
6 4 (5.80%) MySQL
6 4 (5.80%) OLTP
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.35%) Power BI
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.94%) Eclipse
2 11 (15.94%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (15.94%) TeamCity
3 10 (14.49%) JIRA
3 10 (14.49%) Maven
3 10 (14.49%) NuGet
3 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (14.49%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.80%) Subversion
5 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.45%) MorphX
5 1 (1.45%) PVCS
General
1 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) French Language
4 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (66.67%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) Python Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Java Developer
4 11 (15.94%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Consultant
6 7 (10.14%) C++ Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C++ Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.80%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Field Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Kernel Developer
9 3 (4.35%) SQL BI Developer
9 3 (4.35%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Python Software Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) .NET
2 17 (24.64%) NumPy
2 17 (24.64%) SciPy
3 16 (23.19%) Pandas
4 11 (15.94%) REST
5 10 (14.49%) XML
6 9 (13.04%) .NET Core
7 5 (7.25%) STL
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.80%) ADO
8 4 (5.80%) ADO.NET
8 4 (5.80%) Dask
8 4 (5.80%) JSON
8 4 (5.80%) ODBC
8 4 (5.80%) OLE
8 4 (5.80%) OLE DB
8 4 (5.80%) RESTful
9 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.90%) Django
10 2 (2.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.80%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.80%) Life Science
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (60.87%) Linux
2 18 (26.09%) Windows
3 12 (17.39%) Unix
4 7 (10.14%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.45%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) TDD
2 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
3 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.29%) Microservices
5 13 (18.84%) SDLC
6 10 (14.49%) Low Latency
6 10 (14.49%) Multithreading
7 9 (13.04%) Change Control
8 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.70%) Migration
9 6 (8.70%) OO
10 5 (7.25%) Scrum
11 4 (5.80%) Bioinformatics
11 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
11 4 (5.80%) Data Security
11 4 (5.80%) Functional Testing
11 4 (5.80%) Kanban
11 4 (5.80%) Machine Learning
11 4 (5.80%) Open Source
11 4 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) C
1 33 (47.83%) Python
2 26 (37.68%) C#
3 23 (33.33%) Java
4 16 (23.19%) SQL
5 10 (14.49%) CQL
6 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.59%) Perl
7 6 (8.70%) PHP
7 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.25%) Embedded C
9 4 (5.80%) Go
9 4 (5.80%) Ruby
9 4 (5.80%) Scala
9 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.35%) Ada
10 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.35%) VB
10 3 (4.35%) VBA
11 2 (2.90%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) PhD
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.90%) CREST Certified
3 2 (2.90%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) ISO 9001
1 9 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.80%) GDPR
3 1 (1.45%) IEC 62304
3 1 (1.45%) MISRA
3 1 (1.45%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Opsview
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle
2 10 (14.49%) VMware
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) Netezza
4 4 (5.80%) RapidMiner
4 4 (5.80%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.45%) SAP