Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 69 63
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +13
Contract jobs citing C++ 29 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.96% 1.43% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.03% 4.92% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 36
Reading median daily rate £425 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £362 £213 £325
90th Percentile £538 £501 £434
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £353 £375
% change year-on-year +20.57% -6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
10th Percentile £37.50 - £8.80
90th Percentile £42.50 - £42.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 - £9.00

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 481 366 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.59% 29.05% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 222 304
Reading median daily rate £414 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £325
90th Percentile £538 £543 £495
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 6
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £19.66 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.59% -37.09% -21.88%
10th Percentile £18.03 £10.75 £8.75
90th Percentile £52.38 £55.63 £55.63
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% -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 15 August 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 15 August 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 23 (79.31%) C
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Python
3 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
4 10 (34.48%) C#
5 9 (31.03%) Java
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 8 (27.59%) Windows
6 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
6 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
6 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) MATLAB
8 6 (20.69%) Simulink
8 6 (20.69%) Automotive
8 6 (20.69%) OO
8 6 (20.69%) Embedded C
8 6 (20.69%) Embedded C++
8 6 (20.69%) Assembly Language
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
8 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Subversion
8 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (20.69%) Mercurial
8 6 (20.69%) Software Architecture
8 6 (20.69%) Embedded Systems

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 (13.79%) CMS
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Sage 200
1 1 (3.45%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.90%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) RS-232
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) HTTP
3 3 (10.34%) SSH
4 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.45%) NFC
5 1 (3.45%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.90%) Big Data
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) CouchDB
5 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
3 6 (20.69%) Mercurial
3 6 (20.69%) Subversion
4 4 (13.79%) PVCS
5 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Maven
5 2 (6.90%) NUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium
5 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (20.69%) Automotive
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) C++ Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded C Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) PC Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) REST
1 4 (13.79%) STL
1 4 (13.79%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) COM
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (10.34%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) OpenVMS
3 4 (13.79%) Unix
4 3 (10.34%) CentOS
4 3 (10.34%) Debian
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
2 6 (20.69%) FMEA
2 6 (20.69%) OO
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
2 6 (20.69%) Software Architecture
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Microservices
5 3 (10.34%) Open Source Development
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) BDD
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.90%) System Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C
2 14 (48.28%) Python
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) C#
4 9 (31.03%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) MATLAB
6 6 (20.69%) Assembly Language
6 6 (20.69%) Embedded C
6 6 (20.69%) Embedded C++
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
7 3 (10.34%) Fortran
8 2 (6.90%) CQL
9 1 (3.45%) DCL
9 1 (3.45%) Go
9 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) MISRA
1 6 (20.69%) MISRA C
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.45%) GDPR
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) SELinux
2 2 (6.90%) Opsview
3 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.45%) Sage
4 1 (3.45%) Teradata