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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 10 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 24 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 18.18% 3.45% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.58% 8.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £310 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £310 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £310 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 £12.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.56% -65.06%
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
76 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 57.58% 41.38% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 14 15
Average daily rate £450 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Average hourly rate £41.00 £30.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.52% -19.32%
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++
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 28 November 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 22 (75.86%) DV Cleared
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (68.97%) Python
3 19 (65.52%) Perl
3 19 (65.52%) Bash Shell
4 17 (58.62%) OO
5 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (51.72%) Release Management
6 14 (48.28%) Ruby
7 11 (37.93%) Subversion
7 11 (37.93%) ClearCase
7 11 (37.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
8 9 (31.03%) Java
8 9 (31.03%) SQL
9 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
10 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
10 7 (24.14%) Linux
11 5 (17.24%) OOD
11 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
11 5 (17.24%) UNIX
11 5 (17.24%) Ant
11 5 (17.24%) Spring
11 5 (17.24%) Maven
11 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
11 5 (17.24%) Apache Camel
11 5 (17.24%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
12 4 (13.79%) Telecoms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) 3G
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) GSM
2 1 (3.45%) SDH
2 1 (3.45%) UMTS
2 1 (3.45%) 2G
2 1 (3.45%) 2.5G
2 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.45%) LTE
2 1 (3.45%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Subversion
1 11 (37.93%) ClearCase
1 11 (37.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
2 5 (17.24%) Ant
2 5 (17.24%) Maven
2 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) Apache Ivy
3 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
3 3 (10.34%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) C++ Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Spring
1 5 (17.24%) Apache Camel
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) WCF
4 2 (6.90%) LINQ
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) XSD
4 2 (6.90%) XSLT
4 2 (6.90%) DHTML
5 1 (3.45%) MFC
5 1 (3.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) OO
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Release Management
3 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) OOD
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Test Management
6 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.45%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Python
2 19 (65.52%) Perl
2 19 (65.52%) Bash Shell
3 14 (48.28%) Ruby
4 9 (31.03%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
7 4 (13.79%) C#
8 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.45%) VB
9 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) DV Cleared
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Borland
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago