Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 109 113
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +8
Contract jobs citing C++ 54 61 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.32% 1.43% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 5.10% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 38
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.01% -11.56%
10th Percentile £315 £312 £180
90th Percentile £638 £488 £579
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 32
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £8.00 £22.90 £35.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £43.90 £45.23
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +5.00%

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 1187 1196 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.92% 28.10% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 694 787
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £261
90th Percentile £550 £538 £503
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 50
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -7.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.03 £13.37
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.63 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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 0 13 £400 +3.23% 11
Slough +8 10 £381 +17.67% 1
Newbury - 9 - - 7
Wokingham - 5 £625 - 1
Maidenhead -2 4 £333 +2.31% 1
Bracknell -9 1 £350 -22.22% 6
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 32 (59.26%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) C
3 23 (42.59%) Python
4 20 (37.04%) C#
5 18 (33.33%) Java
5 18 (33.33%) TDD
6 16 (29.63%) .NET
7 14 (25.93%) Unix
8 13 (24.07%) SQL
9 12 (22.22%) Windows
9 12 (22.22%) XML
9 12 (22.22%) SciPy
9 12 (22.22%) NumPy
10 11 (20.37%) Pandas
10 11 (20.37%) Oracle
10 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
11 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (14.81%) VB.NET
13 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
14 7 (12.96%) Perl
14 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
15 6 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
15 6 (11.11%) Microsoft

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 5 (9.26%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.41%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) Luigi
3 2 (3.70%) Jupyter
3 2 (3.70%) TPMS
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Pipeline Pilot
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) IaaS
2 3 (5.56%) PaaS
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
1 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (1.85%) DOCSIS
3 1 (1.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) INAP
3 1 (1.85%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (1.85%) SS7
3 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (11.11%) Datazen
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (11.11%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.41%) Big Data
3 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.41%) KNIME
4 2 (3.70%) IDMS
4 2 (3.70%) OLTP
4 2 (3.70%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) Maven
3 4 (7.41%) NuGet
3 4 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
3 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.70%) ProC
5 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Python Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) C++ Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Kernel Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) NumPy
2 12 (22.22%) SciPy
2 12 (22.22%) XML
3 11 (20.37%) Pandas
4 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
5 6 (11.11%) ADO
5 6 (11.11%) ADO.NET
5 6 (11.11%) ODBC
5 6 (11.11%) OLE
5 6 (11.11%) OLE DB
6 5 (9.26%) REST
7 4 (7.41%) JSON
7 4 (7.41%) RESTful
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Core
8 3 (5.56%) Spring
9 2 (3.70%) Celery
9 2 (3.70%) CSS
9 2 (3.70%) HTML
9 2 (3.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.41%) Life Science
4 3 (5.56%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) Unix
3 12 (22.22%) Windows
4 6 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.70%) OpenVMS
5 2 (3.70%) VME
6 1 (1.85%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) TDD
2 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.11%) Open Source
5 5 (9.26%) OO
5 5 (9.26%) SDLC
6 4 (7.41%) BDD
6 4 (7.41%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (7.41%) Chat Support
6 4 (7.41%) Chemistry
6 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
6 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.41%) Microservices
6 4 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.41%) OOP
6 4 (7.41%) UML
7 3 (5.56%) Device Driver Development
7 3 (5.56%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) C
2 23 (42.59%) Python
3 20 (37.04%) C#
4 18 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (24.07%) SQL
6 8 (14.81%) VB.NET
7 7 (12.96%) Perl
8 6 (11.11%) PHP
9 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
10 4 (7.41%) CQL
10 4 (7.41%) Ruby
11 3 (5.56%) Ada
11 3 (5.56%) COBOL
11 3 (5.56%) MATLAB
12 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
12 2 (3.70%) Fortran
12 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
12 2 (3.70%) Pascal
12 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
1 4 (7.41%) PhD
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) CREST Certified
3 2 (3.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.85%) MISRA
2 1 (1.85%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Opsview
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Sybase
3 4 (7.41%) Netezza
3 4 (7.41%) RapidMiner
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (3.70%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Nokia
5 1 (1.85%) Remedy
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Sun