Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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++ Developer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 108 -
Rank change year-on-year +30 - +104
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 0
Reading median daily rate - £350 -
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1168 1704 1802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.77% 92.86% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 962 981
Reading median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £205 £243 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £535
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 69 78
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -25.75% +34.69%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.08 £43.62 £39.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +7.14% -24.53% +9.12%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Reading

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Reading

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in Reading

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 3 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Degree