The first table below looks at the demand for the C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 40 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% - 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £288 £286
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 344 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.70% 89.12% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 146 230
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 59
Average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
C++ Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C++ Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

C++ Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

C++ Software Engineer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
2 2 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (66.67%) GoogleTest
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) STL
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) GoogleTest
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Qt
1 2 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (66.67%) STL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago