The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 22 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5  
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 0.94% 5.45% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% 17.14% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £500 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 31 35 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 29.25% 31.82% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 45
Median daily rate £425 £438 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Gloucester

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Gloucester

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Research Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP