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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 9 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.53% 4.04% 19.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 8.00% 35.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 17
Median daily rate £350 £363 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -20.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%

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
33 50 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 57.89% 50.51% 54.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 56
Median daily rate £358 £438 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.28% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £591 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £42.00 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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++
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 20 January 2017, 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 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded C
3 6 (30.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 5 (25.00%) Aerospace
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (20.00%) DO-178B
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
7 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (10.00%) Firmware
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
7 2 (10.00%) VC++
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services

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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JUnit
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.00%) EasyMock
2 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Assembler Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (10.00%) COM+
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) WSDL
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (10.00%) XSL
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) DCOM
3 1 (5.00%) EJB
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) JSF
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Swing
3 1 (5.00%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.00%) Verilog
2 1 (5.00%) VHDL
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) FPGA Design
5 1 (5.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C
2 6 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) VB6
5 2 (10.00%) VC++
6 1 (5.00%) Ada
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Altera
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Motorola
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.00%) SAP
1 1 (5.00%) Xilinx