Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the 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++
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 3.64% 8.67% 10.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 19.70% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 12
Cheltenham median daily rate - £325 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +8.33%
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £369 £445
% change year-on-year -5.08% -17.13% +18.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £42.00 £41.40 £30.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £46.00 £58.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £46.25 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.32% +2.35% -2.30%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 75 66 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 45.45% 44.00% 56.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 76
Cheltenham median daily rate £421 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.33% +5.63% -11.03%
10th Percentile £275 £244 £298
90th Percentile £513 £438 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £446 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 14
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £37.50 £41.85 £35.13
90th Percentile £47.25 £60.00 £52.50
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -8.05% +2.35% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Cheltenham

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Cheltenham

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for C++.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Serena
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) Freescale
3 1 (16.67%) RS-232
3 1 (16.67%) RS-485
3 1 (16.67%) Component Testing

C++
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 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) RS-232
1 1 (16.67%) RS-485
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Component Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Serena
2 1 (16.67%) Freescale