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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 25 18 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing C++ 24 41 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.27% 8.02% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.21% 15.89% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 1
Average daily rate £400 £458 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% +47.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £41.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +221.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
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
214 258 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.03% 50.49% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 178 42
Average daily rate £420 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £340 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £30.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +36.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £36.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucester +9 4 £450 - 12
Tewkesbury -1 3 - - 1
Cheltenham -13 3 £363 -23.88% 10
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 52 (77.61%) Security Cleared
2 35 (52.24%) DV Cleared
3 32 (47.76%) Java
4 30 (44.78%) Software Engineering
5 27 (40.30%) C
6 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (37.31%) C#
7 25 (37.31%) Linux
8 18 (26.87%) SQL
9 16 (23.88%) Python
10 15 (22.39%) UML
10 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
11 14 (20.90%) Unit Testing
11 14 (20.90%) XML
11 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
12 13 (19.40%) Unix
13 12 (17.91%) .NET
13 12 (17.91%) PL/SQL
13 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
13 12 (17.91%) Open Source
14 11 (16.42%) Selenium
14 11 (16.42%) Windows
14 11 (16.42%) Web Services
15 10 (14.93%) TDD
15 10 (14.93%) J2EE
16 9 (13.43%) System Testing
16 9 (13.43%) JUnit
16 9 (13.43%) Apache
16 9 (13.43%) XSLT
16 9 (13.43%) LDAP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (13.43%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.43%) LDAP
3 4 (5.97%) RS-232
3 4 (5.97%) RS-485
4 2 (2.99%) Network Security
4 2 (2.99%) RFID
5 1 (1.49%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Big Data
2 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Selenium
2 9 (13.43%) JUnit
3 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
6 5 (7.46%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
8 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.99%) JBehave
8 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.99%) JMeter
8 2 (2.99%) MSTest
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.99%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (1.49%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.49%) JIRA
9 1 (1.49%) Maven
9 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.48%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Avionics
3 2 (2.99%) Military
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Developer
2 19 (28.36%) Software Engineer
3 16 (23.88%) C++ Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.93%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Embedded Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Tester
8 5 (7.46%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) C/C++ Developer
10 3 (4.48%) C++ Software Developer
10 3 (4.48%) FPGA Developer
10 3 (4.48%) GUI Software Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Penetration Tester
10 3 (4.48%) Software Test Manager
10 3 (4.48%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) XML
2 12 (17.91%) .NET
3 11 (16.42%) Web Services
4 10 (14.93%) J2EE
5 9 (13.43%) Hibernate
5 9 (13.43%) JMS
5 9 (13.43%) XSLT
6 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.96%) HTML
7 6 (8.96%) OpenCL
7 6 (8.96%) WCF
7 6 (8.96%) WPF
8 3 (4.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (4.48%) Middleware
8 3 (4.48%) OpenGL
9 2 (2.99%) ADO.NET
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.99%) COM+
9 2 (2.99%) WSDL
9 2 (2.99%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Client/Server
1 9 (13.43%) VHDL
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Smartcard
3 4 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.97%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.99%) Physics
6 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.49%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) SCADA
6 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 13 (19.40%) Unix
3 11 (16.42%) Windows
4 3 (4.48%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Software Engineering
2 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.39%) UML
4 14 (20.90%) Unit Testing
5 12 (17.91%) Open Source
6 10 (14.93%) TDD
7 9 (13.43%) SOA
7 9 (13.43%) System Testing
8 6 (8.96%) MVVM
8 6 (8.96%) OO
9 4 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.97%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.48%) OOD
10 3 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.48%) Test Management
11 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.99%) ITIL
11 2 (2.99%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 27 (40.30%) C
3 25 (37.31%) C#
4 18 (26.87%) SQL
5 16 (23.88%) Python
6 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
7 12 (17.91%) PL/SQL
8 8 (11.94%) Perl
9 7 (10.45%) Ruby
10 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.99%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.99%) VB
11 2 (2.99%) VB6
11 2 (2.99%) VC++
12 1 (1.49%) Lua
12 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (77.61%) Security Cleared
2 35 (52.24%) DV Cleared
3 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.94%) Degree
5 4 (5.97%) ISEB
5 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Firmware
2 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
1 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) ESRI
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) Freescale
3 2 (2.99%) OpenText
4 1 (1.49%) Sun
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £42.00 - 46.20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago