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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 5 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 31 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 20.13% 1.69% 12.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.27% 5.00% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 4
Average daily rate
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£454 £310 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.37% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £310 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £310 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £324
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
81 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.60% 33.90% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 12 19
Average daily rate £458 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 31 (73.81%) DV Cleared
1 31 (73.81%) Security Cleared
2 27 (64.29%) Python
3 26 (61.90%) Perl
3 26 (61.90%) Bash Shell
4 24 (57.14%) OO
5 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (50.00%) Ruby
7 20 (47.62%) Release Management
8 18 (42.86%) Subversion
8 18 (42.86%) ClearCase
8 18 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
9 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (33.33%) SQL
11 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
11 11 (26.19%) Java
12 10 (23.81%) Linux
12 10 (23.81%) OOD
13 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
13 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
14 8 (19.05%) UNIX
15 7 (16.67%) Windows
15 7 (16.67%) C#
16 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
17 5 (11.90%) Scrum
17 5 (11.90%) Electronics
17 5 (11.90%) Borland
17 5 (11.90%) .NET
17 5 (11.90%) Ant

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.52%) 3G
2 3 (7.14%) 2G
2 3 (7.14%) 2.5G
2 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
2 3 (7.14%) SDH
2 3 (7.14%) 4G
3 1 (2.38%) GSM
3 1 (2.38%) UMTS
3 1 (2.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 18 (42.86%) ClearCase
1 18 (42.86%) Subversion
1 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Apache Ivy
2 5 (11.90%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) Ant
2 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.90%) Electronics
3 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) C++ Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C++ Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
1 5 (11.90%) Spring
1 5 (11.90%) Apache Camel
2 4 (9.52%) WCF
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) XSD
3 3 (7.14%) XSLT
3 3 (7.14%) STL
3 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) DHTML
3 3 (7.14%) LINQ
4 1 (2.38%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) UNIX
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) OO
2 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) Release Management
4 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (23.81%) OOD
6 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Test Management
8 3 (7.14%) Functional Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.76%) TDD
10 1 (2.38%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Python
2 26 (61.90%) Perl
2 26 (61.90%) Bash Shell
3 21 (50.00%) Ruby
4 14 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (26.19%) Java
5 11 (26.19%) PL/SQL
6 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.38%) VB
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) DV Cleared
1 31 (73.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Borland