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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 58 62 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.75% 1.88% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 6.60% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 8
Median daily rate £328 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.42% -11.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 194 288 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.00% 28.54% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 189 211
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Reading

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 March 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%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Games
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
5 2 (22.22%) DirectX
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5 Canvas
5 2 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) WebGL
5 2 (22.22%) 3D Rendering

C++
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (11.11%) 3D Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (11.11%) Graphics Developer
5 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Quality Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) DirectX
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5 Canvas
5 2 (22.22%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
5 2 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (22.22%) WebGL
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (11.11%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) 3D Rendering
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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