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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 10 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.67% 10.57% 8.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.67% 21.67% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +0.75% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £43.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £42.48 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.11% +6.18%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 30 60 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 40.00% 48.78% 57.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 67
Median daily rate £325 £325 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £513 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 23 June 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 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MFC
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

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 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) MFC
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
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