Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 15 10
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.39% 8.11% 12.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 15.58% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Cheltenham median daily rate - £325 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.39% +11.67%
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +1.19%
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.40 £30.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.20 £59.38
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £46.00 £43.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +5.75% - -1.14%

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 68 77 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 47.22% 52.03% 54.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 58
Cheltenham median daily rate £363 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -1.52% -20.00%
10th Percentile £275 £115 £284
90th Percentile £450 £428 £495
Gloucestershire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 13
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £37.50 £42.05 £34.25
90th Percentile £46.50 £58.75 £53.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 August 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 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Freescale
2 1 (50.00%) RS-232
2 1 (50.00%) RS-485
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Serena

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 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) RS-232
1 1 (50.00%) RS-485
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Freescale
1 1 (50.00%) Serena