Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 17 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing C++ 22 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 8.80% 6.00% 10.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.64% 15.00% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 11
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% -5.08%
10th Percentile £400 £313 £313
90th Percentile £530 £338 £513
Gloucestershire median daily rate £403 £375 £450
% change year-on-year +7.33% -16.67% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 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 £41.63 £41.40 £41.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £48.00
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% -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 118 60 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 47.20% 40.00% 60.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 64
Cheltenham median daily rate £450 £500 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +36.05% -3.29%
10th Percentile £302 £339 £298
90th Percentile £531 £663 £488
Gloucestershire median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 14
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £40.00 £41.55 £37.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £60.00 £48.38
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +28.79% +10.00% -29.41%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 January 2019, 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 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 12 (54.55%) Serena
3 10 (45.45%) C
4 6 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
5 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (18.18%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.55%) MSMQ
7 1 (4.55%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) Yocto
7 1 (4.55%) Qt
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared

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:

Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.64%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) MSMQ
2 1 (4.55%) Qt
2 1 (4.55%) Yocto
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 6 (27.27%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Serena