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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 14 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing C++ 47 3 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.36% 1.02% 7.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.88% 3.61% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -17.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £12.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.56% -66.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £12.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £12.75 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
249 83 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 49.60% 28.23% 65.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 43 137
Average daily rate £450 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 36
Average hourly rate £41.00 £22.63 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.19% -39.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £14.33 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheltenham +6 28 £458 +47.58% 3
Gloucester +3 5 £390 - 9
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 60 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 48 (61.54%) DV Cleared
3 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (46.15%) Python
5 30 (38.46%) OO
5 30 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 27 (34.62%) Ruby
7 26 (33.33%) Perl
8 24 (30.77%) Java
8 24 (30.77%) SQL
9 23 (29.49%) C
9 23 (29.49%) Linux
9 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
10 20 (25.64%) Release Management
11 19 (24.36%) Git (software)
11 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (24.36%) Scrum
11 19 (24.36%) Subversion
11 19 (24.36%) ClearCase
11 19 (24.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 14 (17.95%) Web Services
12 14 (17.95%) XML
12 14 (17.95%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (16.67%) Software Testing
13 13 (16.67%) Windows
13 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 13 (16.67%) OOD
14 12 (15.38%) UNIX
14 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
15 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (11.54%) JBoss
2 4 (5.13%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) 2G
2 4 (5.13%) 2.5G
2 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
2 4 (5.13%) 3G
2 4 (5.13%) SDH
2 4 (5.13%) 4G
3 3 (3.85%) IPv4
3 3 (3.85%) IPv6
3 3 (3.85%) ASN.1
4 2 (2.56%) AMQP
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) Git (software)
1 19 (24.36%) Subversion
1 19 (24.36%) ClearCase
1 19 (24.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (11.54%) JUnit
2 9 (11.54%) SoapUI
3 6 (7.69%) Maven
3 6 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 6 (7.69%) Ant
3 6 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (3.85%) GCC
5 3 (3.85%) GDB
5 3 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.56%) Metasploit
6 2 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 7 (8.97%) Electronics
2 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Avionics
4 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (67.95%) Developer
2 37 (47.44%) C++ Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) C++/Java Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.41%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Java Team Leader
10 2 (2.56%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.95%) Web Services
1 14 (17.95%) XML
2 10 (12.82%) STL
3 9 (11.54%) JAXB
3 9 (11.54%) EJB
3 9 (11.54%) J2EE
3 9 (11.54%) Hibernate
3 9 (11.54%) JSF
3 9 (11.54%) JPA
3 9 (11.54%) EJB 3.0
3 9 (11.54%) JAX-RS
3 9 (11.54%) PrimeFaces
4 6 (7.69%) HTML
5 5 (6.41%) Apache Camel
5 5 (6.41%) .NET
5 5 (6.41%) Spring
6 4 (5.13%) WCF
6 4 (5.13%) LINQ
6 4 (5.13%) XSLT
7 3 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.28%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Linux
2 13 (16.67%) Windows
3 12 (15.38%) UNIX
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) OO
3 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
4 20 (25.64%) Release Management
5 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (24.36%) Scrum
6 14 (17.95%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 13 (16.67%) OOD
8 9 (11.54%) Workflow
9 6 (7.69%) TDD
10 5 (6.41%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.41%) Business Development
10 5 (6.41%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.13%) Functional Testing
11 4 (5.13%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.85%) Test Management
12 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.85%) Manual Testing
12 3 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) Python
2 30 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 27 (34.62%) Ruby
4 26 (33.33%) Perl
5 24 (30.77%) Java
5 24 (30.77%) SQL
6 23 (29.49%) C
7 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL
9 10 (12.82%) C#
10 4 (5.13%) Embedded C
10 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.85%) Embedded C++
12 2 (2.56%) VB
13 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.28%) PHP
13 1 (1.28%) Ada
13 1 (1.28%) Lua
13 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 60 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 48 (61.54%) DV Cleared
3 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.41%) Degree
5 3 (3.85%) ISEB
5 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle
2 5 (6.41%) Borland
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
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