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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 12 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing C++ 53 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.86% 6.03% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.62% 13.46% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 2
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£375 £355 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £326 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.88% +2.66%
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
257 208 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 52.66% 44.83% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 106 56
Average daily rate £399 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 8
Average hourly rate £53.27 £40.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.51% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.53 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +5 14 £369 -8.95% 7
Gloucester +13 12 £438 +53.50% 9
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 50 (60.98%) Security Cleared
2 44 (53.66%) DV Cleared
3 39 (47.56%) Java
4 36 (43.90%) Python
5 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (37.80%) SQL
7 29 (35.37%) Perl
8 26 (31.71%) Ruby
9 25 (30.49%) C#
10 24 (29.27%) HTML
11 23 (28.05%) Bash Shell
12 19 (23.17%) XML
13 18 (21.95%) Software Engineering
14 17 (20.73%) Oracle
15 16 (19.51%) Mobile App
16 15 (18.29%) C
16 15 (18.29%) Finance
17 14 (17.07%) OO
17 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
18 13 (15.85%) LoadRunner
18 13 (15.85%) STL
18 13 (15.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
20 11 (13.41%) TDD
20 11 (13.41%) ISEB
20 11 (13.41%) OOD
20 11 (13.41%) SDH
20 11 (13.41%) UNIX
20 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
20 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 8 (9.76%) IIS
2 5 (6.10%) JBoss
3 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.22%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.41%) SDH
2 11 (13.41%) Wireshark
3 10 (12.20%) 2G
3 10 (12.20%) 2.5G
3 10 (12.20%) 3G
4 9 (10.98%) 4G
5 2 (2.44%) IPsec
5 2 (2.44%) X.509
5 2 (2.44%) VoIP
5 2 (2.44%) HTTP
6 1 (1.22%) Wireless
6 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (7.32%) MySQL
5 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.66%) MS Access
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.22%) SQLite
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (15.85%) LoadRunner
3 10 (12.20%) Subversion
3 10 (12.20%) ClearCase
4 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
5 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (8.54%) Rational Functional Tester
7 6 (7.32%) Selenium
7 6 (7.32%) JBehave
7 6 (7.32%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
7 6 (7.32%) JMeter
8 5 (6.10%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (3.66%) JIRA
9 3 (3.66%) Hudson
9 3 (3.66%) FinalBuilder
10 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.44%) JUnit
11 1 (1.22%) NUnit
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Games
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (60.98%) Developer
2 27 (32.93%) C++ Developer
3 12 (14.63%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.41%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Lead Test Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.66%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (3.66%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Tester
9 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.44%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.27%) HTML
2 19 (23.17%) XML
3 13 (15.85%) STL
4 10 (12.20%) Web Services
4 10 (12.20%) .NET
5 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.54%) COM+
5 7 (8.54%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.32%) Java EE
6 6 (7.32%) WSDL
6 6 (7.32%) XML Schema
6 6 (7.32%) OpenGL
6 6 (7.32%) ADO.NET
6 6 (7.32%) XSL
7 5 (6.10%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.10%) Drools
8 4 (4.88%) WinForms
8 4 (4.88%) Middleware
8 4 (4.88%) jQuery
8 4 (4.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Mobile App
2 10 (12.20%) Client/Server
3 9 (10.98%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.10%) VHDL
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) ASIC
6 1 (1.22%) Physics
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) SystemC
6 1 (1.22%) Verilog
6 1 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) UNIX
2 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) Linux
3 5 (6.10%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.95%) Software Engineering
3 14 (17.07%) OO
4 11 (13.41%) OOD
4 11 (13.41%) TDD
4 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.98%) Software Testing
7 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.54%) Software Delivery
8 7 (8.54%) ITIL
8 7 (8.54%) Test Management
8 7 (8.54%) Release Management
8 7 (8.54%) Functional Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (7.32%) Test Planning
10 5 (6.10%) Android Development
10 5 (6.10%) Scrum
11 4 (4.88%) Project Management
12 3 (3.66%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (47.56%) Java
2 36 (43.90%) Python
3 31 (37.80%) SQL
4 29 (35.37%) Perl
5 26 (31.71%) Ruby
6 25 (30.49%) C#
7 23 (28.05%) Bash Shell
8 15 (18.29%) C
9 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
10 9 (10.98%) PL/SQL
10 9 (10.98%) VB
10 9 (10.98%) VB6
11 8 (9.76%) T-SQL
12 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
13 4 (4.88%) VC++
14 2 (2.44%) Tcl
15 1 (1.22%) XAML
15 1 (1.22%) Embedded C
15 1 (1.22%) Embedded C++
15 1 (1.22%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 50 (60.98%) Security Cleared
2 44 (53.66%) DV Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) ISEB
4 10 (12.20%) Degree
4 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
5 9 (10.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Puppet
1 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.32%) OpenText
4 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.22%) DevExpress
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