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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 16 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.34% 3.57% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.13% 6.90% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 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 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.47%
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
93 58 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 64.14% 51.79% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 26 21
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 £330 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 27 (69.23%) DV Cleared
1 27 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 24 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Perl
2 24 (61.54%) Python
3 23 (58.97%) Ruby
4 22 (56.41%) OO
5 19 (48.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 19 (48.72%) ClearCase
5 19 (48.72%) Subversion
5 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
6 16 (41.03%) OOD
7 13 (33.33%) Release Management
7 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
8 11 (28.21%) SQL
9 10 (25.64%) STL
9 10 (25.64%) SDH
9 10 (25.64%) Client/Server
9 10 (25.64%) 3G
9 10 (25.64%) 2G
9 10 (25.64%) 2.5G
9 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
9 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
9 10 (25.64%) Wireshark
10 9 (23.08%) 4G
10 9 (23.08%) UNIX
10 9 (23.08%) Java
11 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (10.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) TCP/IP
2 10 (25.64%) 3G
2 10 (25.64%) 2G
2 10 (25.64%) 2.5G
2 10 (25.64%) Wireshark
2 10 (25.64%) SDH
3 9 (23.08%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 19 (48.72%) ClearCase
1 19 (48.72%) Subversion
1 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.26%) Rational Functional Tester
2 4 (10.26%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Ant
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) MSTest
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Ivy
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.82%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) C++ Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (2.56%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) STL
2 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) XML
2 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) XSLT
3 3 (7.69%) WCF
3 3 (7.69%) LINQ
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.13%) DHTML
4 2 (5.13%) WSDL
4 2 (5.13%) XML Schema
4 2 (5.13%) XSD
4 2 (5.13%) XSL
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.13%) COM+
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Client/Server
1 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) UNIX
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) OO
3 16 (41.03%) OOD
4 13 (33.33%) Release Management
4 13 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Functional Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.26%) Test Management
8 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.56%) Project Management
9 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.56%) UML
9 1 (2.56%) RUP
9 1 (2.56%) DSDM
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.56%) Use Case
9 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) Perl
1 24 (61.54%) Python
1 24 (61.54%) Bash Shell
2 23 (58.97%) Ruby
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) Java
5 7 (17.95%) C#
5 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
6 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.13%) VB
8 2 (5.13%) VB6
9 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) DV Cleared
1 27 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Borland
2 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle