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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 14 38 14
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Contract jobs citing C++ 51 4 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.98% 1.38% 10.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.98% 4.65% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 1 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £310 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £310 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £310 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.88% -4.66%
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
232 86 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.40% 29.76% 57.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 43 93
Average daily rate £438 £295 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.30% -25.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £391 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 25
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.65 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £30.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +11 30 £450 +45.16% 4
Gloucester - 6 £375 - 6
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - - 1
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 59 (71.95%) Security Cleared
2 49 (59.76%) DV Cleared
3 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (46.34%) Python
5 33 (40.24%) Bash Shell
6 31 (37.80%) OO
7 30 (36.59%) Ruby
8 28 (34.15%) Perl
9 24 (29.27%) Linux
10 23 (28.05%) Java
10 23 (28.05%) SQL
10 23 (28.05%) ClearCase
10 23 (28.05%) Software Engineering
10 23 (28.05%) Release Management
11 22 (26.83%) C
11 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (25.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 21 (25.61%) Subversion
13 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
14 18 (21.95%) Scrum
15 15 (18.29%) Windows
16 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
17 12 (14.63%) PL/SQL
17 12 (14.63%) Web Services
17 12 (14.63%) XML
17 12 (14.63%) UNIX
17 12 (14.63%) OOD
17 12 (14.63%) Software Testing
17 12 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
18 11 (13.41%) C#

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (8.54%) JBoss
2 4 (4.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) 3G
2 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.88%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.66%) LTE
4 3 (3.66%) AMQP
4 3 (3.66%) 4G
4 3 (3.66%) IPv4
4 3 (3.66%) IPv6
4 3 (3.66%) GSM
4 3 (3.66%) SDH
4 3 (3.66%) UMTS
4 3 (3.66%) 2G
4 3 (3.66%) 2.5G
5 1 (1.22%) ASN.1
5 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (28.05%) ClearCase
2 21 (25.61%) Subversion
2 21 (25.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 20 (24.39%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.54%) Ant
4 7 (8.54%) JUnit
4 7 (8.54%) Maven
4 7 (8.54%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (8.54%) SoapUI
5 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.32%) Eclipse
6 4 (4.88%) LoadRunner
6 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.88%) Rational Functional Tester
6 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.66%) GCC
7 3 (3.66%) GDB
8 2 (2.44%) Metasploit
9 1 (1.22%) Valgrind
9 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (9.76%) Electronics
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.10%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.22%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 56 (68.29%) Developer
2 39 (47.56%) C++ Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) C++/Java Developer
5 7 (8.54%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.32%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (2.44%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) Web Services
1 12 (14.63%) XML
2 11 (13.41%) STL
3 7 (8.54%) EJB
3 7 (8.54%) J2EE
3 7 (8.54%) JAXB
3 7 (8.54%) Hibernate
3 7 (8.54%) JSF
3 7 (8.54%) JPA
3 7 (8.54%) EJB 3.0
3 7 (8.54%) JAX-RS
3 7 (8.54%) PrimeFaces
4 6 (7.32%) HTML
4 6 (7.32%) .NET
5 5 (6.10%) Apache Camel
5 5 (6.10%) Spring
6 4 (4.88%) WCF
6 4 (4.88%) LINQ
6 4 (4.88%) XSLT
7 3 (3.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) VHDL
4 1 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.22%) CCTV
4 1 (1.22%) SCADA
4 1 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Linux
2 15 (18.29%) Windows
3 12 (14.63%) UNIX
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.80%) OO
3 23 (28.05%) Software Engineering
3 23 (28.05%) Release Management
4 22 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (21.95%) Scrum
6 12 (14.63%) Software Testing
6 12 (14.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (14.63%) OOD
7 7 (8.54%) Workflow
8 6 (7.32%) TDD
9 5 (6.10%) Business Development
9 5 (6.10%) Multithreading
9 5 (6.10%) Functional Testing
9 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.88%) Test Management
10 4 (4.88%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.88%) UML
11 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.66%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.34%) Python
2 33 (40.24%) Bash Shell
3 30 (36.59%) Ruby
4 28 (34.15%) Perl
5 23 (28.05%) Java
5 23 (28.05%) SQL
6 22 (26.83%) C
7 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
8 12 (14.63%) PL/SQL
9 11 (13.41%) C#
10 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.44%) VB
11 2 (2.44%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.22%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.22%) VB6
12 1 (1.22%) PHP
12 1 (1.22%) Lua
12 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (71.95%) Security Cleared
2 49 (59.76%) DV Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.10%) Degree
5 4 (4.88%) ISEB
5 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Borland
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £43 - £46 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £43 - £46 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago