Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 72 80
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 37 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.49% 1.38% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.13% 4.09% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 5
Reading median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £393 £325 £363
90th Percentile £500 £420 £430
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 - £41.25
10th Percentile £36.25 - £36.88
90th Percentile £48.00 - £46.63
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year - +0.63% -0.63%

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 519 416 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.97% 33.66% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 293 224
Reading median daily rate £450 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -5.45% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £304 £310
90th Percentile £588 £550 £535
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Reading median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +84.71% -56.39%
10th Percentile £36.25 £14.80 £12.60
90th Percentile £47.88 £47.50 £40.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019, 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 19 (51.35%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) .NET
3 13 (35.14%) XML
3 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
4 12 (32.43%) JSON
4 12 (32.43%) Web Services
4 12 (32.43%) SQL
5 11 (29.73%) Selenium
5 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
5 11 (29.73%) Cucumber
6 10 (27.03%) Scala
6 10 (27.03%) Groovy
6 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
6 10 (27.03%) JUnit
6 10 (27.03%) EDI
6 10 (27.03%) Procedural Programming
6 10 (27.03%) Geb
6 10 (27.03%) Gatling
7 9 (24.32%) CRM
7 9 (24.32%) C
8 8 (21.62%) Scrum
9 7 (18.92%) C#
9 7 (18.92%) OO
9 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
10 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
10 6 (16.22%) Mobile Development
10 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
11 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (13.51%) Git (software)

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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) TPMS
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) SMPP
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Cucumber
1 11 (29.73%) Selenium
2 10 (27.03%) Gatling
2 10 (27.03%) Geb
2 10 (27.03%) JUnit
3 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.51%) JIRA
4 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.70%) Moq
5 1 (2.70%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) NUnit
5 1 (2.70%) PVCS
5 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (13.51%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Senior Tester
2 10 (27.03%) Tester
3 8 (21.62%) Performance Tester
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Performance Tester
4 7 (18.92%) C++ Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) iOS Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Manual Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Manual Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.70%) COBOL Programmer
9 1 (2.70%) Programmer
9 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) XML
3 12 (32.43%) JSON
3 12 (32.43%) Web Services
4 10 (27.03%) EDI
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.81%) CSS
6 4 (10.81%) HTML5
7 3 (8.11%) CSS3
8 2 (5.41%) Kafka
8 2 (5.41%) Qt
8 2 (5.41%) REST
8 2 (5.41%) SOAP
8 2 (5.41%) Spring
8 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
9 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (2.70%) OAuth
9 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.41%) VHDL
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Unix
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.70%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.70%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Software Engineering
2 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Procedural Programming
4 9 (24.32%) CRM
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) OO
7 6 (16.22%) Mobile Development
7 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
8 5 (13.51%) iOS Development
8 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (13.51%) OOD
9 4 (10.81%) MVVM
9 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (8.11%) Microservices
10 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
10 3 (8.11%) MVC
11 2 (5.41%) DevOps
11 2 (5.41%) Product Management
11 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) Groovy
3 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.03%) Scala
4 9 (24.32%) C
5 7 (18.92%) C#
6 5 (13.51%) Apple Swift
7 4 (10.81%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) COBOL
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.70%) Fortran
8 1 (2.70%) Go
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
8 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Grafana
1 2 (5.41%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Apple
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) ICL
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Xamarin