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 3 months to 24 June 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.

C++
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 23 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.72% 1.89% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 7.69% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  

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 Slough with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 42 39 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 30.22% 24.53% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 41
Median daily rate £400 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +27.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 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 24 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (20.00%) Deep Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ada
2 1 (20.00%) OOD

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 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) 3D Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graphics Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Graphics Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Deep Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Ada
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Samsung