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 29 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++
South West > Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing C++ 27 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.26% 8.68% 6.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.31% 17.21% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 17
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +18.33%  
10th Percentile £311 £315 £284
90th Percentile £445 £625 £474
South West median daily rate £419 £425 £356
% change year-on-year -1.47% +19.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £43.50 £43.75 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +0.57%  
10th Percentile £38.63 £29.00 £41.35
90th Percentile £48.75 £60.63 £45.05
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year +18.75% -12.56%  

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 121 244 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 37.00% 50.41% 52.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 315 349
Gloucestershire median daily rate £388 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.48% +2.50%  
10th Percentile £263 £300 £313
90th Percentile £463 £563 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 25 19
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
10th Percentile £41.25 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £60.00 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year +22.58% +6.89%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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 -1 10 £310 -4.61%
Cheltenham -2 3 £425 -2.85% 3
Gloucester -8 3 £430 -2.82% 4
C++
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for C++.

1 28 (59.57%) C
1 28 (59.57%) Security Cleared
2 25 (53.19%) Software Engineering
3 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (42.55%) Python
5 18 (38.30%) OO
6 17 (36.17%) Embedded C++
7 16 (34.04%) DV Cleared
8 15 (31.91%) Java
9 11 (23.40%) OOD
9 11 (23.40%) Linux
10 10 (21.28%) UML
10 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
11 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
11 9 (19.15%) SDLC
12 8 (17.02%) C#
13 7 (14.89%) MATLAB
13 7 (14.89%) Hadoop
13 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
13 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
13 7 (14.89%) Big Data
13 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
14 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
14 6 (12.77%) Degree
14 6 (12.77%) Physics
14 6 (12.77%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (12.77%) Embedded C
15 5 (10.64%) STL
15 5 (10.64%) Requirements Management

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 5 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
2 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) SNMP
2 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Big Data
1 7 (14.89%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) JIRA
3 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.38%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (2.13%) Ant
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
4 1 (2.13%) Hudson
4 1 (2.13%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.38%) Games
2 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.26%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Software Engineer
2 15 (31.91%) Developer
3 13 (27.66%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) C++ Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) React
1 5 (10.64%) Redux
1 5 (10.64%) RESTful
1 5 (10.64%) STL
2 4 (8.51%) Yocto
3 3 (6.38%) EJB
3 3 (6.38%) J2EE
3 3 (6.38%) Java EE
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.26%) Spring
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) JMS
5 1 (2.13%) MFC
5 1 (2.13%) WinForms
5 1 (2.13%) WPF
5 1 (2.13%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
2 5 (10.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (8.51%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) ASIC
5 1 (2.13%) CESG
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) Unix
5 2 (4.26%) Android
5 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Software Engineering
2 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) OO
4 11 (23.40%) OOD
5 10 (21.28%) UML
6 9 (19.15%) SDLC
7 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
8 6 (12.77%) Physics
9 5 (10.64%) API Development
9 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
9 5 (10.64%) Requirements Management
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.51%) Data Acquisition
10 4 (8.51%) ITIL
10 4 (8.51%) MODAF
10 4 (8.51%) Open Source
10 4 (8.51%) SysML
10 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) C
2 20 (42.55%) Python
3 17 (36.17%) Embedded C++
4 15 (31.91%) Java
5 8 (17.02%) C#
6 7 (14.89%) MATLAB
7 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
7 6 (12.77%) Embedded C
8 4 (8.51%) Perl
9 3 (6.38%) Ruby
10 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.26%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.26%) SQL
11 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (59.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) DV Cleared
3 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.77%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) ISEB
5 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Borland
1 1 (2.13%) IBM
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle
1 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
1 1 (2.13%) SAP
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