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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 17 21 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12  
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.88% 2.69% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.43% 17.14% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £343
% change year-on-year - +16.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 35 35 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 25.18% 15.70% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 46
Median daily rate £450 £305 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £145 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.57% +438.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Slough

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 7 (70.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Ada
3 4 (40.00%) SysML
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) GCC
5 2 (20.00%) GDB
5 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (10.00%) Samsung
6 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
6 1 (10.00%) Deep Learning
6 1 (10.00%) Android Development
6 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning

C++
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 2 (20.00%) GCC
1 2 (20.00%) GDB
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (40.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) 3D Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Graphics Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Graphics Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) SysML
4 3 (30.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) Android Development
6 1 (10.00%) Deep Learning
6 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Ada
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Samsung