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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 11 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing C++ 16 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 15.38% 1.82% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.19% 4.55% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
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£438 £285 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.50% -28.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
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
53 44 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 50.96% 40.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 7
Average daily rate £425 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) Python
3 14 (66.67%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) Oracle
6 10 (47.62%) C#
7 9 (42.86%) Perl
7 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
7 9 (42.86%) Ruby
8 7 (33.33%) Java EE
8 7 (33.33%) Degree
8 7 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (33.33%) OpenText
8 7 (33.33%) MySQL
8 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (33.33%) ITIL
8 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 7 (33.33%) Drools
8 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (28.57%) TDD
9 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (23.81%) XML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) X.509
1 1 (4.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
1 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) JBehave
3 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (19.05%) Selenium
3 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
3 4 (19.05%) JMeter
4 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.52%) JIRA
5 2 (9.52%) Hudson
6 1 (4.76%) FinalBuilder
6 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Tester
2 4 (19.05%) Software Tester
2 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Software Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Software Test Manager
3 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) Java EE
2 7 (33.33%) Drools
3 5 (23.81%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) STL
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) WCF
4 2 (9.52%) CGI
4 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 1 (4.76%) DHTML
5 1 (4.76%) WPF
5 1 (4.76%) LINQ
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) MFC
5 1 (4.76%) XSD
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
5 1 (4.76%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) MVVM
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
1 15 (71.43%) Python
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) Perl
4 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Ruby
5 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) VB6
7 1 (4.76%) Tcl
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.76%) VB
7 1 (4.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
3 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (19.05%) ISEB
5 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) OpenText
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat