Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 74 77
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 32 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.24% 0.88% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.49% 2.86% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 14
Reading median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £362 £258 £328
90th Percentile £475 £501 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 - £37.50
10th Percentile £36.25 - £14.05
90th Percentile £46.75 - £45.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 - £38.50

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 493 385 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.52% 30.85% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 255 221
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £319 £306 £305
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 6
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £19.66 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.74% -37.09% -30.56%
10th Percentile £17.90 £10.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £44.75 £47.50 £55.63
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £19.66 £25.00
% change year-on-year +93.29% -21.36% -32.89%

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 October 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 21 October 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 19 (59.38%) C
2 14 (43.75%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 10 (31.25%) .NET
5 10 (31.25%) Python
5 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (28.13%) XML
7 8 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) Automotive
8 7 (21.88%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) MISRA C
9 6 (18.75%) MISRA
9 6 (18.75%) Test Planning
9 6 (18.75%) RS-232
9 6 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (18.75%) FMEA
9 6 (18.75%) MATLAB
9 6 (18.75%) Simulink
9 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.75%) IIS
9 6 (18.75%) Embedded C
9 6 (18.75%) Embedded C++
9 6 (18.75%) Assembly Language

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 6 (18.75%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) RS-232
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) NFC
3 1 (3.13%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.75%) Mercurial
3 6 (18.75%) Selenium
3 6 (18.75%) Subversion
3 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (12.50%) Gatling
4 4 (12.50%) Geb
4 4 (12.50%) JUnit
4 4 (12.50%) PVCS
4 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 2 (6.25%) NUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (21.88%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) C++ Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Embedded C Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) PC Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) CSS
4 5 (15.63%) HTML
4 5 (15.63%) JSON
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) EDI
5 4 (12.50%) REST
5 4 (12.50%) STL
6 3 (9.38%) CSS3
6 3 (9.38%) HTML5
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) COM
8 1 (3.13%) Qt
8 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) OpenVMS
4 2 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) FMEA
4 6 (18.75%) Software Architecture
4 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.50%) CRM
6 4 (12.50%) Procedural Programming
7 3 (9.38%) Microservices
7 3 (9.38%) MVC
7 3 (9.38%) MVVM
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Change Control
8 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
8 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
8 2 (6.25%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C
2 14 (43.75%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) Java
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) Python
5 6 (18.75%) Assembly Language
5 6 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 6 (18.75%) Embedded C++
5 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.75%) MATLAB
6 4 (12.50%) Groovy
6 4 (12.50%) Scala
7 3 (9.38%) Fortran
8 2 (6.25%) CQL
8 2 (6.25%) Go
9 1 (3.13%) DCL
9 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) MISRA
1 6 (18.75%) MISRA C
2 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.13%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) Teradata
4 1 (3.13%) Xamarin