The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 18 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 43 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.00% 7.11% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.94% 12.30% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 5
Median daily rate £436 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 £43.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £42.30 £19.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.09 £44.30 £38.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -0.63%
C++
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
227 252 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.49% 57.80% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 160 104
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 20
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +7 14 £381 -4.68% 13
Gloucester +1 9 £443 +10.62% 8
Tewkesbury - 1 £325 - 1
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 57 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (49.33%) DV Cleared
3 31 (41.33%) Linux
4 29 (38.67%) C
4 29 (38.67%) Java
5 28 (37.33%) Software Engineering
6 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (30.67%) UML
8 21 (28.00%) SC Cleared
9 15 (20.00%) Python
10 14 (18.67%) Windows
10 14 (18.67%) Bash Shell
11 13 (17.33%) Perl
12 12 (16.00%) Unix
13 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
14 10 (13.33%) Embedded C++
14 10 (13.33%) VC++
14 10 (13.33%) SQL
15 9 (12.00%) Oracle
15 9 (12.00%) VHDL
15 9 (12.00%) Ruby
16 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
16 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
16 8 (10.67%) Rational DOORS
16 8 (10.67%) Hadoop
17 7 (9.33%) OO
17 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
17 7 (9.33%) Software Testing
17 7 (9.33%) JIRA
17 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (6.67%) JBoss
1 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.00%) Node.js
3 2 (2.67%) Apache
3 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) ASN.1
1 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.67%) Network Security
3 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.33%) LDAP
3 1 (1.33%) RS-232
3 1 (1.33%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.33%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) MS Access
4 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.33%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.33%) JIRA
3 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.67%) Hudson
4 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 5 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (5.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (4.00%) FinalBuilder
7 2 (2.67%) GCC
7 2 (2.67%) MSTest
8 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.33%) JUnit
8 1 (1.33%) Selenium
8 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.00%) Electronics
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Developer
2 30 (40.00%) C++ Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Software Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior C++ Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Tester
9 4 (5.33%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Penetration Tester
9 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (8.00%) OpenCL
2 5 (6.67%) HTML
2 5 (6.67%) jQuery
2 5 (6.67%) JSON
2 5 (6.67%) Spring
3 3 (4.00%) J2EE
4 2 (2.67%) Web Services
4 2 (2.67%) XML
5 1 (1.33%) .NET
5 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.33%) JMS
5 1 (1.33%) Kafka
5 1 (1.33%) POSIX
5 1 (1.33%) RESTful
5 1 (1.33%) XSLT
5 1 (1.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) VHDL
2 6 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.33%) Cybercrime
3 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.00%) Physics
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.33%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.33%) SCADA
6 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.33%) Linux
2 14 (18.67%) Windows
3 12 (16.00%) Unix
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Software Engineering
2 24 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.67%) UML
4 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.33%) OO
4 7 (9.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.00%) TDD
5 6 (8.00%) Test Management
6 5 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (6.67%) DevOps
6 5 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 5 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.33%) OOD
7 4 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.33%) SDLC
8 3 (4.00%) Open Source
8 3 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) C
1 29 (38.67%) Java
2 15 (20.00%) Python
3 14 (18.67%) Bash Shell
4 13 (17.33%) Perl
5 10 (13.33%) Embedded C++
5 10 (13.33%) SQL
5 10 (13.33%) VC++
6 9 (12.00%) Ruby
7 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.00%) C#
8 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.00%) VB
9 3 (4.00%) VB6
10 1 (1.33%) Ada
10 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (49.33%) DV Cleared
3 21 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) ISEB
4 5 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.33%) Degree
6 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) DO-178B
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle
2 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.33%) Borland
4 1 (1.33%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £300-335/day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago