The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 23 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing C++ 25 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.43% 2.71% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.63% 6.93% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £400 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £400 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £23.88 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.01% -35.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
198 101 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 50.90% 39.15% 52.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 64 162
Average daily rate £375 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 16
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £12.40 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
C++
South West

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014. 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 1 £285 -28.75% 5
Cheltenham - 1 £405 - 3
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 19 (51.35%) Software Engineering
2 17 (45.95%) Linux
3 16 (43.24%) C
4 15 (40.54%) Windows
4 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
5 12 (32.43%) Java
6 11 (29.73%) C#
7 10 (27.03%) DV Cleared
8 8 (21.62%) .NET
8 8 (21.62%) Python
9 6 (16.22%) OO
9 6 (16.22%) FFmpeg
9 6 (16.22%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) Scrum
10 5 (13.51%) Ruby
10 5 (13.51%) Release Management
10 5 (13.51%) UML
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle
10 5 (13.51%) Perl
11 4 (10.81%) HTML
11 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
11 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
11 4 (10.81%) XML
11 4 (10.81%) XSLT
11 4 (10.81%) UNIX
11 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
11 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
12 3 (8.11%) HTML5

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
2 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.41%) LTE
2 2 (5.41%) 4G
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) AMQP
3 1 (2.70%) TETRA
3 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.70%) 3G
3 1 (2.70%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
1 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (8.11%) ClearCase
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) LabVIEW
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.70%) Ant
4 1 (2.70%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Graduate
6 2 (5.41%) C Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) RF Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) XML Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) FFmpeg
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) XSLT
4 3 (8.11%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) Drools
6 1 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.70%) OpenMP
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.70%) WCF
6 1 (2.70%) WPF
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.41%) Firmware
2 2 (5.41%) Streaming Video
2 2 (5.41%) Physics
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) CUDA
3 1 (2.70%) CCTV
3 1 (2.70%) SCADA
3 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.22%) OO
3 5 (13.51%) UML
3 5 (13.51%) Scrum
3 5 (13.51%) Release Management
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) OOP
5 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.70%) Kanban
6 1 (2.70%) MODAF
6 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.70%) Memory Management
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) C
2 12 (32.43%) Java
3 11 (29.73%) C#
4 8 (21.62%) Python
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby
6 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.41%) SQL
7 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.70%) AWK
8 1 (2.70%) sed
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) MKS
3 2 (5.41%) PTC
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
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