The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 12 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.74% 10.00% 9.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.31% 25.00% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £441 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
C++
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
71 48 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 58.68% 40.00% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 30
Median daily rate £380 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for C++.

1 12 (48.00%) C
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Unix
4 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.00%) DO-178B
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
6 4 (16.00%) Sun Certification
6 4 (16.00%) Assembly Language
6 4 (16.00%) VB
6 4 (16.00%) C#
6 4 (16.00%) HTML
6 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (16.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) VB6
6 4 (16.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (16.00%) CEH
6 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (8.00%) FinalBuilder
2 2 (8.00%) JMeter
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (12.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (8.00%) COM+
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) WSDL
3 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (8.00%) XSL
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) Kafka
4 1 (4.00%) OpenCL
4 1 (4.00%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (16.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Test Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source Development
6 1 (4.00%) Service Design
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C
2 10 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Assembly Language
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) VB
4 4 (16.00%) VB6
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) VC++
7 1 (4.00%) Ada
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) CEH
3 4 (16.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) IBM