The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 40 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.31% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.33% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
333 307 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.80% 94.46% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 184 192
Median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £288 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 18
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Media
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) iOS SDK
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) HTC Vive
3 3 (42.86%) PlayStation
3 3 (42.86%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Xcode
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (28.57%) Android SDK
4 2 (28.57%) Android Development
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Xcode
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) iOS SDK
2 2 (28.57%) Android SDK
2 2 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Media
2 3 (42.86%) HTC Vive
2 3 (42.86%) Oculus Rift
2 3 (42.86%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C