Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 13 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 8.97% 11.44% 7.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.70% 19.29% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 14
Cheltenham median daily rate £325 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% - -16.43%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £316
90th Percentile £418 £569 £448
Gloucestershire median daily rate £363 £440 £375
% change year-on-year -17.61% +17.33% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year - -4.49% +4.71%

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 66 140 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 45.52% 59.32% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 73 80
Cheltenham median daily rate £388 £360 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -9.77% -1.48%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £263
90th Percentile £663 £491 £481
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 3
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £41.70 £29.50 £41.55
90th Percentile £60.00 £45.10 £44.25
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.67% -11.76% +6.25%

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 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for C++.

1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Avionics
5 3 (23.08%) Qt
5 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (23.08%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (15.38%) Sequence Diagram
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (15.38%) Borland
7 1 (7.69%) Pascal
7 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
7 1 (7.69%) Automotive
7 1 (7.69%) Games
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Serena
7 1 (7.69%) WinForms
7 1 (7.69%) Ada
7 1 (7.69%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) MFC
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.69%) C++Builder
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
1 3 (23.08%) Avionics
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) C++ Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Qt
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) MFC
2 1 (7.69%) WinForms
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (15.38%) Sequence Diagram
4 2 (15.38%) UML
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) HOOD
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Ada
4 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.69%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (15.38%) Borland
3 1 (7.69%) Serena