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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 16 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.47% 4.48% 9.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.23% 7.50% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 7
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£405 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £12.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.52% -65.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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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
52 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 44.07% 59.70% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 17
Average daily rate £425 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Perl
2 8 (80.00%) DV Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (70.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) Release Management
4 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Subversion
5 5 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (50.00%) ClearCase
6 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (20.00%) Ant
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) Maven
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) GSM
1 1 (10.00%) UMTS
1 1 (10.00%) 3G
1 1 (10.00%) LTE
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
1 7 (70.00%) Release Management
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (80.00%) Perl
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
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