Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 June 2018 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++
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 66 72
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 31 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.30% 1.12% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.18% 3.95% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 54
Reading median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £362 £213 £325
90th Percentile £538 £409 £396
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +13.48% +0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
10th Percentile £37.50 - £8.70
90th Percentile £42.50 - £9.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £41.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year -80.49% +355.56% -75.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 432 354 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.10% 28.41% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 214 358
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £289 £313
90th Percentile £538 £575 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £19.66 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.59% -56.31% -
10th Percentile £17.30 £13.00 £8.90
90th Percentile £54.75 £57.50 £57.19
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £19.66 £12.50
% change year-on-year +39.88% +57.28% -65.28%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Reading

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Reading

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Reading over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C++ in Reading

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for C++.

1 17 (54.84%) C
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 14 (45.16%) Multithreading
3 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
3 13 (41.94%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
4 11 (35.48%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) C#
5 10 (32.26%) .NET
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
6 9 (29.03%) Python
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) REST
6 9 (29.03%) Microservices
7 8 (25.81%) SDLC
7 8 (25.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (25.81%) Opsview
7 8 (25.81%) Change Control
7 8 (25.81%) NuGet
7 8 (25.81%) Low Latency
7 8 (25.81%) .NET Core
7 8 (25.81%) CQL
7 8 (25.81%) VMware

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) Confluence
1 8 (25.81%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sage 200
1 1 (3.23%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (25.81%) NuGet
3 6 (19.35%) IaaS
3 6 (19.35%) PaaS
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) TCP/IP
2 8 (25.81%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) SSH
4 2 (6.45%) RS-232
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Big Data
3 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Power BI
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (29.03%) Visual Studio
3 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
3 8 (25.81%) JIRA
3 8 (25.81%) Maven
3 8 (25.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (25.81%) TeamCity
4 3 (9.68%) PVCS
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.23%) NUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Automotive
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) C++ Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C/C++ Developer
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Fortran Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Sage Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) REST
3 8 (25.81%) .NET Core
4 3 (9.68%) STL
4 3 (9.68%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) COM
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) NumPy
5 1 (3.23%) Pandas
5 1 (3.23%) SciPy
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Unix
4 3 (9.68%) CentOS
4 3 (9.68%) Debian
4 3 (9.68%) OpenVMS
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Multithreading
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 9 (29.03%) Microservices
4 8 (25.81%) Change Control
4 8 (25.81%) Low Latency
4 8 (25.81%) SDLC
5 6 (19.35%) OO
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source Development
7 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) Java
4 10 (32.26%) C#
5 9 (29.03%) Python
6 8 (25.81%) CQL
7 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
9 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
9 3 (9.68%) Embedded C
9 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
9 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
10 2 (6.45%) Fortran
10 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
10 2 (6.45%) VB
10 2 (6.45%) VBA
11 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
11 1 (3.23%) DCL
11 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) ISO 9001
1 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Opsview
2 3 (9.68%) Ansible
2 3 (9.68%) SELinux
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Sage
4 1 (3.23%) Teradata