The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 10 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing C++ 59 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.07% 6.54% 8.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.78% 14.71% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 11 2
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£375 £360 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
259 204 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 52.97% 44.44% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 104 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.22 £42.50 £43.00
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 Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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++
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +11 16 £438 +53.50% 11
Cheltenham +4 13 £363 -10.49% 8
Tewkesbury +3 3 £375 - 3
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 55 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 44 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 39 (44.32%) Java
4 38 (43.18%) Python
5 33 (37.50%) SQL
6 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (32.95%) Perl
7 29 (32.95%) C#
8 27 (30.68%) HTML
9 26 (29.55%) Ruby
10 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 21 (23.86%) Bash Shell
12 19 (21.59%) XML
13 18 (20.45%) Oracle
13 18 (20.45%) Degree
14 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
15 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
15 15 (17.05%) LoadRunner
16 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
16 14 (15.91%) Windows
16 14 (15.91%) Mobile App
17 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (14.77%) SC Cleared
17 13 (14.77%) ISEB
17 13 (14.77%) OO
17 13 (14.77%) TDD
18 12 (13.64%) Finance
18 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
18 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
18 12 (13.64%) C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (9.09%) IIS
2 5 (5.68%) JBoss
3 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.14%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.09%) SDH
2 8 (9.09%) Wireshark
3 7 (7.95%) 2G
3 7 (7.95%) 2.5G
3 7 (7.95%) 3G
4 6 (6.82%) 4G
5 2 (2.27%) IPsec
5 2 (2.27%) X.509
5 2 (2.27%) VoIP
5 2 (2.27%) HTTP
6 1 (1.14%) Wireless
6 1 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.95%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.95%) MySQL
4 3 (3.41%) MS Access
4 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.05%) LoadRunner
3 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 11 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.09%) ClearCase
5 8 (9.09%) JMeter
5 8 (9.09%) Subversion
5 8 (9.09%) JBehave
5 8 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.09%) Selenium
6 7 (7.95%) Rational Functional Tester
6 7 (7.95%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (3.41%) JIRA
7 3 (3.41%) Hudson
7 3 (3.41%) FinalBuilder
8 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.27%) JUnit
9 1 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Games
3 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.27%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 47 (53.41%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) C++ Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Software Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Test Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Test Manager
8 5 (5.68%) Tester
8 5 (5.68%) Software Tester
9 4 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Software Test Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Software Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.41%) C++/Java Developer
10 3 (3.41%) C++/C# Developer
10 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.41%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.68%) HTML
2 19 (21.59%) XML
3 10 (11.36%) STL
4 9 (10.23%) Web Services
4 9 (10.23%) OpenGL
5 8 (9.09%) .NET
6 7 (7.95%) COM+
6 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.95%) Java EE
6 7 (7.95%) WCF
6 7 (7.95%) Drools
7 6 (6.82%) WPF
7 6 (6.82%) XSL
7 6 (6.82%) ADO.NET
7 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.82%) WSDL
7 6 (6.82%) XML Schema
8 5 (5.68%) Hibernate
9 4 (4.55%) WinForms
9 4 (4.55%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Mobile App
2 11 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.95%) Client/Server
4 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.68%) VHDL
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.14%) SystemC
7 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) ASIC
7 1 (1.14%) Verilog
7 1 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Windows
2 11 (12.50%) UNIX
3 9 (10.23%) Linux
4 5 (5.68%) Android
5 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (14.77%) TDD
3 13 (14.77%) OO
4 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 10 (11.36%) Test Automation
6 9 (10.23%) ITIL
6 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
7 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 7 (7.95%) Software Delivery
8 7 (7.95%) Test Management
8 7 (7.95%) Functional Testing
8 7 (7.95%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (7.95%) OOD
9 6 (6.82%) MVVM
9 6 (6.82%) Release Management
10 5 (5.68%) Android Development
11 4 (4.55%) Scrum
12 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.32%) Java
2 38 (43.18%) Python
3 33 (37.50%) SQL
4 29 (32.95%) Perl
4 29 (32.95%) C#
5 26 (29.55%) Ruby
6 21 (23.86%) Bash Shell
7 12 (13.64%) C
7 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 11 (12.50%) PL/SQL
9 9 (10.23%) Shell Script
9 9 (10.23%) VB6
9 9 (10.23%) VB
10 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.55%) VC++
12 2 (2.27%) Tcl
13 1 (1.14%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 55 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 44 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 18 (20.45%) Degree
4 13 (14.77%) SC Cleared
4 13 (14.77%) ISEB
5 11 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (7.95%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (5.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Puppet
1 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.09%) OpenText
4 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.41%) ESRI
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