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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.80% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£369 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
C++
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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
73 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.90% 38.94% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 15 17
Average daily rate £408 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 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 16 (69.57%) Perl
1 16 (69.57%) Python
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (69.57%) Ruby
1 16 (69.57%) Bash Shell
1 16 (69.57%) DV Cleared
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) OO
3 12 (52.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (47.83%) ClearCase
4 11 (47.83%) Subversion
4 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
5 10 (43.48%) Wireshark
5 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
5 10 (43.48%) Client/Server
5 10 (43.48%) OOD
5 10 (43.48%) SDH
5 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
5 10 (43.48%) 3G
5 10 (43.48%) 2G
5 10 (43.48%) 2.5G
5 10 (43.48%) STL
6 9 (39.13%) 4G
7 7 (30.43%) Java
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) UNIX
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) LoadRunner
9 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Rational Functional Tester

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SDH
1 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
1 10 (43.48%) 3G
1 10 (43.48%) 2G
1 10 (43.48%) 2.5G
1 10 (43.48%) Wireshark
2 9 (39.13%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (47.83%) ClearCase
2 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
2 11 (47.83%) Subversion
3 5 (21.74%) Rational Functional Tester
3 5 (21.74%) LoadRunner
4 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) MSTest
5 1 (4.35%) FinalBuilder
5 1 (4.35%) NUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) C++ Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) STL
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) COM+
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.04%) XSL
3 3 (13.04%) WSDL
3 3 (13.04%) XML Schema
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
5 1 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) WCF
5 1 (4.35%) WPF
5 1 (4.35%) WF
5 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Client/Server
1 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) OO
3 10 (43.48%) OOD
4 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Test Management
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) Release Management
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Use Case
8 1 (4.35%) TDD
8 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Perl
1 16 (69.57%) Python
1 16 (69.57%) Ruby
1 16 (69.57%) Bash Shell
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) VB
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) VB6
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) DV Cleared
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) TIBCO