Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 May 2019 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 > Slough
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 29 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.80% 2.84% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.63% 9.88% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Slough median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £313 £331 £325
90th Percentile £338 £444 £375
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Slough median hourly rate - £41.00 £41.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £8.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +462.50% -80.49% +355.56%

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 Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 43 81 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.47% 28.72% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 65 45
Slough median daily rate £398 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -4.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £322
90th Percentile £558 £490 £498
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Slough median hourly rate - £41.00 £41.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +63.64% +27.91% +53.57%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Slough

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Slough

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 Slough region with a requirement for C++.

1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) OpenVMS
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (60.00%) CMake
2 3 (60.00%) Gradle
3 2 (40.00%) RIA
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC

C++
Co-occurring 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 3 (60.00%) CMake
1 3 (60.00%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) C++ Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Migration Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) OpenVMS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) OpenVMS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript