The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 22 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.91% 1.69% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 6.25% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £317 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 Gloucester region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 37.27% 27.12% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 17
Average daily rate £400 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £48.50 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.58% -2.27%
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 Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Gloucester region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Gloucester region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

C++
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) AMQP
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 1 (50.00%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle