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 22 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 / Gloucester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1  
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 2.91% 9.71% 8.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 22.73% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Median daily rate £430 £435 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +0.75% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.45 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.88% +8.15%  

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 27 44 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 26.21% 42.72% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 28
Median daily rate £425 £435 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.75 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ in Gloucester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for C++.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) IDA Disassembler
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

C++
Co-occurring 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 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Research Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded C++
1 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP