The first table below looks at the demand for the C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 40 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.93% 1.08% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.17% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£369 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+16.57% +2.94%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
385 341 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 92.77% 92.16% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 156 213
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £249 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 94
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
C++ Developer
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C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ Developer across the Cambridge region.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (90.91%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
3 5 (45.45%) Qt
4 4 (36.36%) Dojo
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) JBoss
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Big Data
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Feature Driven Development
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) GIS
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
1 4 (36.36%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Qt
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Dojo
2 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Swing
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) QML
4 1 (9.09%) Qt Quick
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) OOD
2 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle