Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

C++
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 79 86
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 9 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.71% 1.28% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.22% 4.56% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 24
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -4.48%
10th Percentile £294 £328 £180
90th Percentile £501 £450 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £335
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.94% -9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Reading median hourly rate - £37.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.79% +16.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%

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 405 417 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.79% 28.12% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 215 394
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £307 £300 £269
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £377
% change year-on-year - +6.24% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £25.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.72% -40.12% +119.74%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.70 £13.31
90th Percentile £45.93 £50.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for C++.

1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Datazen
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) ADO
2 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) ODBC
2 5 (55.56%) Sybase
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (55.56%) OLE
2 5 (55.56%) OLE DB
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Chat Support
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Python

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Datazen
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (22.22%) Redis
4 1 (11.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Java Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Trainer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) ADO
2 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET
2 5 (55.56%) ODBC
2 5 (55.56%) OLE
2 5 (55.56%) OLE DB
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 4 (44.44%) Chat Support
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Presales
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Robotic Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy