The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 17 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.93% 5.05% 6.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.63% 11.36% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
96 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 63.58% 44.44% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 22 19
Average daily rate £438 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 34 (73.91%) DV Cleared
1 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 29 (63.04%) Python
2 29 (63.04%) Perl
2 29 (63.04%) Bash Shell
2 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (58.70%) Ruby
4 25 (54.35%) OO
5 21 (45.65%) Subversion
5 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
5 21 (45.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 21 (45.65%) ClearCase
6 17 (36.96%) OOD
7 16 (34.78%) Release Management
8 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (28.26%) SQL
10 12 (26.09%) Java
10 12 (26.09%) UNIX
11 11 (23.91%) Client/Server
11 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
12 10 (21.74%) 3G
12 10 (21.74%) SDH
12 10 (21.74%) 2G
12 10 (21.74%) 2.5G
12 10 (21.74%) STL
12 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
12 10 (21.74%) Wireshark
13 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
13 9 (19.57%) 4G
13 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (21.74%) 3G
2 10 (21.74%) 2G
2 10 (21.74%) 2.5G
2 10 (21.74%) Wireshark
2 10 (21.74%) SDH
3 9 (19.57%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 21 (45.65%) ClearCase
1 21 (45.65%) Subversion
1 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Rational Functional Tester
2 6 (13.04%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.35%) Ant
5 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.35%) Maven
5 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.17%) MSTest
6 1 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.87%) Electronics
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) C++ Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) STL
2 6 (13.04%) XML
2 6 (13.04%) HTML
2 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 5 (10.87%) Web Services
3 5 (10.87%) WCF
4 4 (8.70%) LINQ
4 4 (8.70%) XSLT
5 3 (6.52%) XSD
5 3 (6.52%) DHTML
6 2 (4.35%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.35%) Spring
7 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.17%) Java EE
7 1 (2.17%) jQuery
7 1 (2.17%) RESTful
7 1 (2.17%) WPF
7 1 (2.17%) WF
7 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Client/Server
2 10 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) UNIX
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (54.35%) OO
3 17 (36.96%) OOD
4 16 (34.78%) Release Management
5 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.22%) Scrum
8 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Test Management
8 6 (13.04%) Functional Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
11 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
11 3 (6.52%) TDD
11 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
11 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
12 1 (2.17%) MVVM
12 1 (2.17%) Waterfall
12 1 (2.17%) Information Management
12 1 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) Perl
1 29 (63.04%) Python
1 29 (63.04%) Bash Shell
2 27 (58.70%) Ruby
3 13 (28.26%) SQL
4 12 (26.09%) Java
5 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL
6 8 (17.39%) C#
7 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) C
9 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) DV Cleared
1 34 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) ISEB
3 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Borland
2 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle