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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 20 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 29 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.71% 3.57% 4.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.50% 9.89% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Average daily rate
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£345 £438 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.14% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £408 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £468 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 £23.88 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.35% -35.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £14.98 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.78 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
200 91 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 46.30% 36.11% 48.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 58 143
Average daily rate £375 £364 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 21
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 23 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++
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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cheltenham 0 4 £405 - 9
Gloucester -9 2 £285 -28.75% 5
Tewkesbury - 2 - - 1
Cirencester - - - - 1
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 19 (45.24%) C
3 18 (42.86%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 15 (35.71%) Windows
5 13 (30.95%) Java
5 13 (30.95%) DV Cleared
6 11 (26.19%) C#
6 11 (26.19%) Python
7 9 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (19.05%) .NET
8 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 8 (19.05%) OO
9 7 (16.67%) Perl
9 7 (16.67%) UML
9 7 (16.67%) ClearCase
9 7 (16.67%) Ruby
10 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 6 (14.29%) Release Management
10 6 (14.29%) Oracle
10 6 (14.29%) FFmpeg
11 5 (11.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (11.90%) UNIX
11 5 (11.90%) LTE
11 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
11 5 (11.90%) Subversion
11 5 (11.90%) Scrum
11 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (9.52%) XML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) LTE
2 4 (9.52%) 3G
3 3 (7.14%) GSM
3 3 (7.14%) UMTS
3 3 (7.14%) HTTP
4 2 (4.76%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 2 (4.76%) AMQP
4 2 (4.76%) 4G
5 1 (2.38%) TETRA
5 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
1 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 5 (11.90%) Subversion
2 5 (11.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (4.76%) LabVIEW
5 2 (4.76%) Ant
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.38%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) C++ Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Graduate
7 1 (2.38%) Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Programmer
7 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) FFmpeg
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) XSLT
4 3 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (4.76%) STL
5 2 (4.76%) Drools
6 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.38%) Web Services
6 1 (2.38%) OpenMP
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.38%) WCF
6 1 (2.38%) WPF
6 1 (2.38%) J2EE
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.76%) Firmware
2 2 (4.76%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.38%) CCTV
3 1 (2.38%) SCADA
3 1 (2.38%) Physics
3 1 (2.38%) Open Source
3 1 (2.38%) CUDA
3 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Linux
2 15 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.05%) OO
3 7 (16.67%) UML
4 6 (14.29%) Release Management
5 5 (11.90%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) Service Management
7 3 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.38%) OOP
9 1 (2.38%) CAD
9 1 (2.38%) MODAF
9 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.38%) Kanban
9 1 (2.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) C
2 13 (30.95%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) C#
3 11 (26.19%) Python
4 7 (16.67%) Perl
4 7 (16.67%) Ruby
5 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.38%) AWK
9 1 (2.38%) sed
9 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) MKS
3 2 (4.76%) PTC
4 1 (2.38%) EMC
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
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