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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 13 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.32% 4.76% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.63% 8.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £438 £369 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.33% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
63 80 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 50.00% 54.42% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 61 17
Median daily rate £325 £408 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.24% +2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 June 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++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) C
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) VHDL
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) OpenCL
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) VB
7 3 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (15.79%) VC++
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) MS Access
7 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
7 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) VB6
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Ruby
7 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.79%) FinalBuilder
8 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Management
8 2 (10.53%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (10.53%) DO-178B
8 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) FinalBuilder
1 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
1 3 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (10.53%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) C++ Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Assembler Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) OpenCL
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) Kafka
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSD
2 1 (5.26%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) VHDL
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) Ergonomics
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Test Management
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) C
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VB
3 3 (15.79%) VB6
3 3 (15.79%) VC++
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) Ada
5 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) DO-178B
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft