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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 19 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 30 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.41% 4.94% 6.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.49% 12.37% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 12
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£450 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 - £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.18%
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
207 97 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.23% 39.92% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 48 73
Average daily rate £425 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -2 12 £454 - 7
Gloucester - 1 - - 6
Stroud - - - - 4
Tewkesbury - - - - 2
Cirencester - - - -
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 38 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 34 (58.62%) DV Cleared
3 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.83%) C
3 26 (44.83%) Java
4 24 (41.38%) Software Engineering
5 23 (39.66%) Python
6 22 (37.93%) Linux
7 17 (29.31%) OO
8 15 (25.86%) Perl
8 15 (25.86%) Windows
8 15 (25.86%) Release Management
8 15 (25.86%) Bash Shell
9 14 (24.14%) Ruby
9 14 (24.14%) SQL
10 12 (20.69%) Oracle
10 12 (20.69%) ClearCase
10 12 (20.69%) Scrum
11 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
11 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (17.24%) Subversion
12 10 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (15.52%) C#
13 9 (15.52%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
14 8 (13.79%) Web Services
14 8 (13.79%) XML
14 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
15 7 (12.07%) Workflow
15 7 (12.07%) Hibernate

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.07%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) LTE
1 4 (6.90%) AMQP
2 3 (5.17%) GSM
2 3 (5.17%) UMTS
2 3 (5.17%) 3G
3 2 (3.45%) Wireless
3 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.72%) TETRA
4 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.72%) 4G
4 1 (1.72%) RTP
4 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
1 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) ClearCase
2 10 (17.24%) Subversion
2 10 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.07%) Ant
4 7 (12.07%) JUnit
4 7 (12.07%) Maven
4 7 (12.07%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (12.07%) SoapUI
5 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (3.45%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (3.45%) Metasploit
7 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.72%) Valgrind
7 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.72%) Hudson
7 1 (1.72%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Multimedia
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Avionics
3 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (60.34%) Developer
2 23 (39.66%) C++ Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Java Developer
4 10 (17.24%) Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (1.72%) RF Test Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Development Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) XML Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Web Services
1 8 (13.79%) XML
2 7 (12.07%) JAXB
2 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
2 7 (12.07%) .NET
2 7 (12.07%) J2EE
2 7 (12.07%) EJB
2 7 (12.07%) JPA
2 7 (12.07%) EJB 3.0
2 7 (12.07%) JSF
2 7 (12.07%) JAX-RS
2 7 (12.07%) PrimeFaces
3 6 (10.34%) FFmpeg
4 4 (6.90%) Apache Camel
4 4 (6.90%) Spring
5 3 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.45%) Drools
6 2 (3.45%) STL
7 1 (1.72%) XSLT
7 1 (1.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.45%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.72%) VHDL
3 1 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.72%) CCTV
3 1 (1.72%) SCADA
3 1 (1.72%) Open Source
3 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
2 15 (25.86%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) Software Engineering
3 17 (29.31%) OO
4 15 (25.86%) Release Management
5 12 (20.69%) Scrum
6 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
6 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.07%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (12.07%) Workflow
8 6 (10.34%) UML
9 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.17%) Service Management
10 3 (5.17%) Functional Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Reverse Engineering
11 2 (3.45%) ITIL
11 2 (3.45%) Test Management
12 1 (1.72%) Embedded Software Development
12 1 (1.72%) Multithreading
12 1 (1.72%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) C
1 26 (44.83%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) Python
3 15 (25.86%) Bash Shell
3 15 (25.86%) Perl
4 14 (24.14%) SQL
4 14 (24.14%) Ruby
5 9 (15.52%) C#
6 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.17%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.72%) VB
10 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 34 (58.62%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco
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