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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 22 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 29 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.65% 4.10% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.89% 8.33% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £43.50 £36.25 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £19.08 £38.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £38.55 £42.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +5.33%
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
244 180 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.96% 49.18% 50.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 104 90
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £252 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £31.00 £27.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £40.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 May 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 May 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
Cheltenham +3 13 £400 +45.45% 3
Gloucester - 5 £418 - 7
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 46 (67.65%) Security Cleared
2 35 (51.47%) DV Cleared
3 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (41.18%) Python
5 25 (36.76%) Ruby
6 24 (35.29%) OO
6 24 (35.29%) Bash Shell
7 23 (33.82%) Perl
7 23 (33.82%) Software Engineering
8 20 (29.41%) Java
8 20 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 19 (27.94%) SQL
10 18 (26.47%) C
10 18 (26.47%) ClearCase
10 18 (26.47%) Subversion
10 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
11 17 (25.00%) OOD
11 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
12 16 (23.53%) STL
13 15 (22.06%) Mobile App
14 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (19.12%) Wireshark
14 13 (19.12%) SDH
15 12 (17.65%) 2G
15 12 (17.65%) 2.5G
15 12 (17.65%) 3G
15 12 (17.65%) Client/Server
15 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
16 11 (16.18%) 4G
17 10 (14.71%) Web Services

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (5.88%) JBoss
1 4 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (19.12%) Wireshark
2 13 (19.12%) SDH
3 12 (17.65%) 2G
3 12 (17.65%) 2.5G
3 12 (17.65%) 3G
4 11 (16.18%) 4G
5 4 (5.88%) ASN.1
6 1 (1.47%) Wireless
6 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.94%) MS Access
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 18 (26.47%) ClearCase
2 18 (26.47%) Subversion
2 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
4 4 (5.88%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.88%) JUnit
5 2 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.94%) FinalBuilder
6 1 (1.47%) Xcode
6 1 (1.47%) NUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.47%) GCC
6 1 (1.47%) MSTest
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (13.24%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Electronics
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Games
4 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Avionics
6 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (63.24%) Developer
2 31 (45.59%) C++ Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.35%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Embedded C Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Real Time Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (2.94%) C++ Team Leader
8 2 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) STL
2 10 (14.71%) Web Services
2 10 (14.71%) XML
3 7 (10.29%) HTML
4 6 (8.82%) .NET
5 5 (7.35%) J2EE
6 4 (5.88%) PrimeFaces
6 4 (5.88%) JPA
6 4 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (5.88%) JAX-RS
6 4 (5.88%) JAXB
6 4 (5.88%) EJB
6 4 (5.88%) JSF
6 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.41%) XSLT
7 3 (4.41%) OpenGL
7 3 (4.41%) WCF
7 3 (4.41%) LINQ
8 2 (2.94%) WPF
8 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Mobile App
2 12 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.94%) VHDL
4 1 (1.47%) Verilog
4 1 (1.47%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.47%) ASIC
4 1 (1.47%) SystemC
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 8 (11.76%) UNIX
3 4 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) OO
3 23 (33.82%) Software Engineering
4 17 (25.00%) OOD
5 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
6 9 (13.24%) Release Management
7 8 (11.76%) Scrum
7 8 (11.76%) UML
8 5 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Software Delivery
8 5 (7.35%) SDLC
9 4 (5.88%) Android Development
9 4 (5.88%) Test Management
9 4 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.88%) Workflow
10 3 (4.41%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (2.94%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.94%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) Python
2 25 (36.76%) Ruby
3 24 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 23 (33.82%) Perl
5 20 (29.41%) Java
6 19 (27.94%) SQL
7 18 (26.47%) C
8 10 (14.71%) C#
9 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
10 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
11 4 (5.88%) VB
11 4 (5.88%) VB6
12 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
12 3 (4.41%) VC++
12 3 (4.41%) Embedded C
12 3 (4.41%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.94%) Ada
14 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.47%) XAML
14 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (67.65%) Security Cleared
2 35 (51.47%) DV Cleared
3 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) Degree
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Borland
4 1 (1.47%) OpenText
4 1 (1.47%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.47%) DevExpress
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