Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 116 107
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 +18
Contract jobs citing C++ 32 61 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.80% 1.38% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.89% 4.92% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 45
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.94% -9.15%
10th Percentile £293 £325 £220
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 0 7 36
Berkshire median hourly rate - £38.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.99% +0.67%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -1.23%

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 1106 1239 1210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.53% 27.95% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 709 747
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £285 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 41
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.66 £25.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.36% -32.43% -7.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £48.90 £51.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 October 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++
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 October 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 +8 11 £400 +6.67% 15
Slough +1 4 £388 +40.91% 2
Bracknell 0 3 £350 +4.48% 2
Maidenhead -8 3 £350 +7.69%
Newbury - 2 - - 1
Wokingham - 2 £625 - 2
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 13 (40.63%) C#
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) Java
3 11 (34.38%) C
4 10 (31.25%) .NET
4 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) XML
4 10 (31.25%) Python
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) Oracle
7 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.88%) Unix
7 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
7 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (18.75%) Open Source
8 6 (18.75%) BDD
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (18.75%) MySQL
8 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) OLE
8 6 (18.75%) OLE DB
8 6 (18.75%) Windows
8 6 (18.75%) ODBC

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 2 (6.25%) Apache Airflow
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 2 (6.25%) Jupyter
1 2 (6.25%) Luigi
1 2 (6.25%) TPMS
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Pipeline Pilot
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) INAP
1 1 (3.13%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (3.13%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Datazen
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
3 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.25%) IDMS
3 2 (6.25%) KNIME
3 2 (6.25%) Redis
4 1 (3.13%) Power BI
4 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.25%) ProC
1 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Python Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C++ Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Trainer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
1 10 (31.25%) XML
2 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
3 6 (18.75%) ADO
3 6 (18.75%) ADO.NET
3 6 (18.75%) ODBC
3 6 (18.75%) OLE
3 6 (18.75%) OLE DB
4 5 (15.63%) NumPy
4 5 (15.63%) SciPy
5 4 (12.50%) Pandas
6 3 (9.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (9.38%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (9.38%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (6.25%) Celery
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (6.25%) JSON
7 2 (6.25%) RESTful
7 2 (6.25%) Spring
7 2 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 6 (18.75%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) OpenVMS
4 2 (6.25%) VME
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) TDD
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.75%) BDD
4 6 (18.75%) Open Source
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Chat Support
6 4 (12.50%) OO
6 4 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.25%) Bioinformatics
8 2 (6.25%) Chemistry
8 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) C
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) Python
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.38%) COBOL
5 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.38%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.25%) Fortran
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) Pascal
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) IEC 62304
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Sybase
3 2 (6.25%) Fujitsu
3 2 (6.25%) Netezza
3 2 (6.25%) RapidMiner
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Sun