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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 18 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 36 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.26% 5.85% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.00% 11.44% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 1
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£373 £339 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -15.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +78.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £38.10 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £42.50 £32.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
225 201 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.61% 51.15% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 103 60
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.80 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Gloucester +10 9 £425 +49.12% 7
Cheltenham - 8 £369 - 6
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 41 (59.42%) Security Cleared
2 30 (43.48%) DV Cleared
3 24 (34.78%) Java
3 24 (34.78%) Python
4 22 (31.88%) Ruby
5 21 (30.43%) Perl
5 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 19 (27.54%) C
6 19 (27.54%) Bash Shell
7 17 (24.64%) OO
8 16 (23.19%) C#
8 16 (23.19%) SQL
9 15 (21.74%) Mobile App
10 14 (20.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (20.29%) STL
10 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
11 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
12 12 (17.39%) OOD
13 11 (15.94%) SDH
13 11 (15.94%) ClearCase
13 11 (15.94%) Subversion
13 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
13 11 (15.94%) Wireshark
14 10 (14.49%) 2G
14 10 (14.49%) 2.5G
14 10 (14.49%) Finance
14 10 (14.49%) 3G
14 10 (14.49%) Client/Server
14 10 (14.49%) XML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (5.80%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) JBoss
3 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.45%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.94%) SDH
2 11 (15.94%) Wireshark
3 10 (14.49%) 2G
3 10 (14.49%) 2.5G
3 10 (14.49%) 3G
4 9 (13.04%) 4G
5 3 (4.35%) ASN.1
6 2 (2.90%) VoIP
6 2 (2.90%) HTTP
6 2 (2.90%) X.509
6 2 (2.90%) IPsec
7 1 (1.45%) Network Security
7 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.80%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) MS Access
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (15.94%) ClearCase
2 11 (15.94%) Subversion
2 11 (15.94%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.25%) LoadRunner
4 5 (7.25%) Rational Functional Tester
5 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.35%) FinalBuilder
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.90%) JUnit
7 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.90%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.45%) MSTest
8 1 (1.45%) GCC
8 1 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Games
3 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Avionics
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (62.32%) Developer
2 29 (42.03%) C++ Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.35%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) C++/C# Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.90%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) STL
2 10 (14.49%) XML
3 8 (11.59%) HTML
4 7 (10.14%) Web Services
5 6 (8.70%) .NET
6 5 (7.25%) OpenGL
7 4 (5.80%) Java EE
7 4 (5.80%) WinForms
7 4 (5.80%) MFC
8 3 (4.35%) J2EE
8 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.35%) COM+
8 3 (4.35%) XSL
8 3 (4.35%) WSDL
8 3 (4.35%) XML Schema
8 3 (4.35%) Drools
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.90%) PrimeFaces
9 2 (2.90%) JPA
9 2 (2.90%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 10 (14.49%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.25%) VHDL
4 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) ASIC
5 1 (1.45%) Verilog
5 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Physics
5 1 (1.45%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Linux
3 6 (8.70%) UNIX
4 5 (7.25%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 17 (24.64%) OO
3 12 (17.39%) OOD
4 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.14%) UML
5 7 (10.14%) Software Testing
6 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 6 (8.70%) Software Delivery
7 5 (7.25%) Test Management
7 5 (7.25%) Functional Testing
7 5 (7.25%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (7.25%) Android Development
8 4 (5.80%) Release Management
8 4 (5.80%) Scrum
9 3 (4.35%) ITIL
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (2.90%) MVVM
10 2 (2.90%) Project Management
10 2 (2.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) Java
1 24 (34.78%) Python
2 22 (31.88%) Ruby
3 21 (30.43%) Perl
4 19 (27.54%) C
4 19 (27.54%) Bash Shell
5 16 (23.19%) C#
5 16 (23.19%) SQL
6 6 (8.70%) VB
6 6 (8.70%) VB6
7 5 (7.25%) VC++
7 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.35%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.35%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.90%) Tcl
9 2 (2.90%) Ada
9 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (59.42%) Security Cleared
2 30 (43.48%) DV Cleared
3 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) HL7
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) OpenText
4 1 (1.45%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.45%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
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