The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 13 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 23 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.54% 4.34% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.65% 8.43% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
Median daily rate £330 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
C++
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
157 249 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 51.48% 51.45% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 146 148
Median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.30 £53.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for C++.

1 17 (58.62%) C
2 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
3 13 (44.83%) Python
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
5 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (31.03%) HTML
5 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) Perl
6 8 (27.59%) X.509
6 8 (27.59%) Internet
6 8 (27.59%) SSL
6 8 (27.59%) DevOps
6 8 (27.59%) Internet of Things
6 8 (27.59%) REST
6 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
6 8 (27.59%) JSON
7 6 (20.69%) Xcode
7 6 (20.69%) Objective-C
7 6 (20.69%) Unix
7 6 (20.69%) Degree
7 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
7 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
7 6 (20.69%) iOS Development
8 5 (17.24%) iOS SDK
8 5 (17.24%) Android
9 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
9 4 (13.79%) Java

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
2 8 (27.59%) Internet
2 8 (27.59%) SSL
2 8 (27.59%) X.509
3 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (13.79%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) 802.15
4 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Xcode
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) C++ Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Software Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) iOS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Objective-C Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Research Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) CSS
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
2 8 (27.59%) JSON
2 8 (27.59%) REST
3 5 (17.24%) iOS SDK
4 3 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
5 1 (3.45%) Ajax
5 1 (3.45%) LINQ
5 1 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (3.45%) OpenMP
5 1 (3.45%) STL
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Internet of Things
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
4 3 (10.34%) Biology
4 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
4 3 (10.34%) Oculus Rift
4 3 (10.34%) PlayStation
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.45%) CUDA
5 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.45%) Equities
5 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Neural Network
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
3 5 (17.24%) Android
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) iOS Development
5 3 (10.34%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (10.34%) Prototyping
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Android Development
7 1 (3.45%) Deep Learning
7 1 (3.45%) High Availability
7 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Discovery
7 1 (3.45%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.45%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.45%) Open Source
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C
2 13 (44.83%) Python
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) Perl
5 6 (20.69%) Objective-C
6 4 (13.79%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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