The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheltenham region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 18 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 3 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.45% 4.17% 23.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.27% 10.34% 32.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 22
Average daily rate £275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.45 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.60%
Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 29 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.41% 40.28% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 121
Average daily rate £300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C++
Gloucestershire

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 27 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) MKS
3 2 (33.33%) PTC
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) VC++
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) MKS
2 2 (33.33%) PTC
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