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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 96 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs citing C++ 19 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.03% 1.22% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 5.20% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 23
Median daily rate £353 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £23.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.63% -34.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 448 577 793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.19% 23.54% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 368 464
Median daily rate £425 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -1 7 £450 +28.57% 5
Reading +6 5 £328 -6.42% 13
Slough +6 4 £350 - 1
C++
South East

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) TDD
3 19 (47.50%) BDD
4 18 (45.00%) Scrum
4 18 (45.00%) OO
5 17 (42.50%) Python
5 17 (42.50%) Java
5 17 (42.50%) Test Automation
6 16 (40.00%) Automated Testing
7 15 (37.50%) OOP
8 14 (35.00%) XML
8 14 (35.00%) HTTP
8 14 (35.00%) Ruby
8 14 (35.00%) JSON
8 14 (35.00%) Selenium
8 14 (35.00%) WebDriver
8 14 (35.00%) Groovy
9 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
9 13 (32.50%) Visualisation
9 13 (32.50%) Project Management
9 13 (32.50%) REST
9 13 (32.50%) eggPlant
10 12 (30.00%) Gradle
10 12 (30.00%) Bitbucket
10 12 (30.00%) Apache Ivy
10 12 (30.00%) JMeter
10 12 (30.00%) CMS
10 12 (30.00%) C
10 12 (30.00%) C#
10 12 (30.00%) Ant

C++
Top Related 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 12 (30.00%) CMS
2 11 (27.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) DVB
2 1 (2.50%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Selenium
1 14 (35.00%) WebDriver
2 13 (32.50%) eggPlant
3 12 (30.00%) Ant
3 12 (30.00%) Apache Ivy
3 12 (30.00%) Bitbucket
3 12 (30.00%) Gradle
3 12 (30.00%) JMeter
3 12 (30.00%) Maven
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) GCC
4 2 (5.00%) GDB
5 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) JUnit
5 1 (2.50%) MSTest
5 1 (2.50%) TestNG
5 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 4 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
2 3 (7.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Developer in Test
3 9 (22.50%) Software Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) C++ Developer
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) 3D Developer
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Graphics Developer
9 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) JSON
1 14 (35.00%) XML
2 13 (32.50%) REST
3 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 5 (12.50%) .NET
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (10.00%) WCF
6 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (7.50%) CSS
6 3 (7.50%) HTML5
6 3 (7.50%) OpenGL
6 3 (7.50%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (5.00%) DirectX
7 2 (5.00%) Node.js
7 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 2 (5.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) TDD
3 19 (47.50%) BDD
4 18 (45.00%) OO
4 18 (45.00%) Scrum
5 17 (42.50%) Test Automation
6 16 (40.00%) Automated Testing
7 15 (37.50%) OOP
8 13 (32.50%) Manual Testing
8 13 (32.50%) Project Management
8 13 (32.50%) Visualisation
9 12 (30.00%) Content Management
10 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
11 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 7 (17.50%) UML
13 5 (12.50%) Software Delivery
14 4 (10.00%) SysML
15 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
15 3 (7.50%) Load Testing
15 3 (7.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Java
1 17 (42.50%) Python
2 14 (35.00%) Groovy
2 14 (35.00%) Ruby
3 12 (30.00%) C
3 12 (30.00%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) Ada
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.50%) R
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Sitecore
1 11 (27.50%) Splunk
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Samsung
2 1 (2.50%) VMware
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