Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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++
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -19 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 32 95 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.83% 10.35% 9.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.74% 18.27% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 45 51
Gloucestershire median daily rate £363 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.61% +17.33% -7.41%
10th Percentile £311 £325 £308
90th Percentile £439 £600 £456
South West median daily rate £348 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -10.32% +3.33% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 7
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.49% +6.59%
10th Percentile £15.13 £32.20 £39.75
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £45.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +15.38%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 298 520 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 44.95% 56.64% 51.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 265 288
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £281 £262
90th Percentile £563 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 53 26
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £16.75 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Gloucestershire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -2 13 £325 -13.33%
Tewkesbury +1 4 £350 +2.94%
Gloucester -18 1 £430 -4.44% 4
Cirencester - 1 - -
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 11 (34.38%) C
6 10 (31.25%) Java
6 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 9 (28.13%) Scrum
8 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.75%) SOAP
10 6 (18.75%) XML
10 6 (18.75%) OOP
10 6 (18.75%) Linux
10 6 (18.75%) Python
10 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
10 6 (18.75%) Selenium
10 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
11 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
11 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (15.63%) Aerospace
12 4 (12.50%) JMeter
12 4 (12.50%) IBM
12 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
12 4 (12.50%) ETL
12 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
12 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
12 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
12 4 (12.50%) Oracle

C++
Co-occurring 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 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.13%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Big Data
1 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (3.13%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
1 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) JMeter
2 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (9.38%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (6.25%) Ant
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) C++Builder
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.63%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.38%) Avionics
2 3 (9.38%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) C++ Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Applications Architect
5 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 3 (9.38%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) SOAP
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) JSON
2 4 (12.50%) XSD
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) J2EE
3 3 (9.38%) Qt
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) MFC
5 1 (3.13%) WinForms
5 1 (3.13%) WPF
5 1 (3.13%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) OOP
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 4 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (12.50%) Open Source
6 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) Physics
8 2 (6.25%) Sequence Diagram
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) UML
9 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) C
4 10 (31.25%) Java
5 6 (18.75%) Python
6 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.25%) Groovy
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (6.25%) VBScript
8 1 (3.13%) Ada
8 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.13%) Jython
8 1 (3.13%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) IBM
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (6.25%) Borland
3 2 (6.25%) CA
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Serena