The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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++
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 27 14 24
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10  
Contract jobs citing C++ 20 41 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 6.06% 9.09% 7.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.89% 17.60% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 22
Median daily rate £500 £500 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.87% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £44.10 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.49% +0.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £43.20 £40.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £46.20 £44.50
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 144 233 272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.64% 51.66% 58.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 183
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Gloucestershire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Gloucestershire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tewkesbury 0 3 - -
Cheltenham 0 2 - - 5
Gloucester -6 1 - - 1
C++
South West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 35 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 32 (58.18%) C
3 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
4 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (40.00%) Python
6 20 (36.36%) Embedded C++
7 17 (30.91%) Java
8 16 (29.09%) Linux
8 16 (29.09%) DV Cleared
9 15 (27.27%) OO
10 14 (25.45%) UML
11 13 (23.64%) Embedded C
12 11 (20.00%) Big Data
13 10 (18.18%) C#
13 10 (18.18%) Hadoop
14 9 (16.36%) Test Strategy
14 9 (16.36%) ITIL
14 9 (16.36%) Degree
15 8 (14.55%) Requirements Management
15 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
15 8 (14.55%) Physics
15 8 (14.55%) TOGAF
15 8 (14.55%) MODAF
15 8 (14.55%) SysML
15 8 (14.55%) Change Management
15 8 (14.55%) Amazon S3
15 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
16 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
16 5 (9.09%) Electronics
16 5 (9.09%) OOA/OOD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) RS-232
3 1 (1.82%) RS-485
3 1 (1.82%) Skype
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Big Data
2 10 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.45%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) JMeter
3 2 (3.64%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.82%) C++Builder
4 1 (1.82%) CMake
4 1 (1.82%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.82%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.82%) JUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (9.09%) Electronics
2 4 (7.27%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Games
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Software Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Developer
3 12 (21.82%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) C++ Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) EJB
1 3 (5.45%) Java EE
1 3 (5.45%) Spring
2 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.64%) J2EE
2 2 (3.64%) STL
3 1 (1.82%) DCOM
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) JSF
3 1 (1.82%) LINQ
3 1 (1.82%) MFC
3 1 (1.82%) React
3 1 (1.82%) Redux
3 1 (1.82%) RESTful
3 1 (1.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.82%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.82%) Verilog
3 1 (1.82%) VHDL
3 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) Unix
5 2 (3.64%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.27%) OO
4 14 (25.45%) UML
5 9 (16.36%) ITIL
5 9 (16.36%) Test Strategy
6 8 (14.55%) Change Management
6 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
6 8 (14.55%) MODAF
6 8 (14.55%) Physics
6 8 (14.55%) Requirements Management
6 8 (14.55%) SysML
6 8 (14.55%) TOGAF
7 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.45%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.45%) Multithreading
8 3 (5.45%) Test Management
8 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) C
2 22 (40.00%) Python
3 20 (36.36%) Embedded C++
4 17 (30.91%) Java
5 13 (23.64%) Embedded C
6 10 (18.18%) C#
7 5 (9.09%) SQL
8 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.27%) Perl
8 4 (7.27%) Ruby
8 4 (7.27%) VC++
9 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.82%) Ada
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
2 16 (29.09%) DV Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) ISEB
5 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.82%) MISRA
1 1 (1.82%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) EMC
1 2 (3.64%) SAP
2 1 (1.82%) Altera
2 1 (1.82%) Motorola
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.82%) Renesas
2 1 (1.82%) Xilinx
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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