The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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++ Developer
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 18 24 32
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.14% 2.29% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.39% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.13% +7.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 133 209 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 95.00% 95.87% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 120 151
Median daily rate £418 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £175.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Slough

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ Developer in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Slough

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Samsung
3 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Samsung