Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 113 106
Rank change year-on-year -13 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 35 56 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.05% 1.38% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 4.49% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 32
Berkshire median daily rate £476 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £354 £390 £338
90th Percentile £538 £506 £638
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £41.25 £36.25 £8.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.00 £41.90
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 1,005 1,248 1,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.28% 30.68% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 770 701
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £582 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 26
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.25 £35.13 £9.38
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.76%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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
Slough +8 7 £476 -15.38% 4
Wokingham +8 5 - - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £500 - 2
Reading -39 3 £185 -54.88% 11
Newbury -5 1 - - 12
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 19 (54.29%) C
2 16 (45.71%) Python
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.71%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) OpenVMS
4 9 (25.71%) Fortran
5 8 (22.86%) Windows
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.14%) SDLC
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL
6 6 (17.14%) VC++
6 6 (17.14%) C#
6 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
6 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
6 6 (17.14%) Degree
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.29%) Django
7 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 5 (14.29%) PowerBuilder
7 5 (14.29%) ProC
7 5 (14.29%) Service Management
7 5 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (14.29%) Decision-Making
7 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (14.29%) Black Duck
7 5 (14.29%) Defect Management

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 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 2 (5.71%) Firebase
1 2 (5.71%) Google Analytics
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) IPsec
2 2 (5.71%) VPN
2 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.86%) DMZ
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) IPv6
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) PowerBuilder
1 5 (14.29%) ProC
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) PVCS
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Crashlytics
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.86%) Electronics
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Python Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Python Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 4 (11.43%) C++ Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) C Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C/C++ Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Fortran Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Graduate
6 3 (8.57%) Graduate Applications Support
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Django
2 4 (11.43%) STL
2 4 (11.43%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) Flutter
4 2 (5.71%) iOS SDK
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) React Native
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) React
5 1 (2.86%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) EPoS
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) OpenVMS
2 8 (22.86%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
2 6 (17.14%) SDLC
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
3 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 5 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (14.29%) Service Management
3 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security
4 4 (11.43%) OWASP
4 4 (11.43%) Release Management
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
5 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.57%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) C
2 16 (45.71%) Python
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) Fortran
4 9 (25.71%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) VC++
6 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.43%) PHP
8 3 (8.57%) Scala
9 2 (5.71%) Dart
9 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.86%) DCL
10 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) CISA
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) CEH
3 1 (2.86%) CISM
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) GIAC
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) MCSD
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) OSCE
3 1 (2.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) NIST
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.86%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Black Duck
3 4 (11.43%) Coverity
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Facebook
4 2 (5.71%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) Tealium
5 1 (2.86%) Apple
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.86%) Qualys
5 1 (2.86%) Sonatype