Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C++ Developer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 34 26
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.10% 1.67% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 1.79% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Cheltenham median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £358
90th Percentile £338 £375 £468
Gloucestershire median daily rate £338 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -3.57% -12.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £34.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -20.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 123 224 224
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 86.01% 93.72% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 116 149
Cheltenham median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +5.51%
10th Percentile £219 £219 £213
90th Percentile £565 £550 £513
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £388 £398
% change year-on-year -3.23% -2.52% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 13
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £15.53 £11.40 £12.39
90th Percentile £54.50 £45.70 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.09% -31.25% +45.45%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Cheltenham

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ Developer in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Cheltenham

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL