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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 14 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing C++ 23 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.30% 6.12% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.65% 14.02% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £338 £316 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% -6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.11% +12.82%

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
157 164 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.84% 43.62% 51.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 91 93
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 February 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for C++.

1 24 (80.00%) C
2 21 (70.00%) Python
3 14 (46.67%) HTML
4 13 (43.33%) Performance Analysis
5 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
6 9 (30.00%) Doxygen
6 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
6 9 (30.00%) XML
6 9 (30.00%) XSLT
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) Perl
8 7 (23.33%) Internet
9 6 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) CSS
9 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (20.00%) REST
10 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 5 (16.67%) DevOps
10 5 (16.67%) Internet of Things
10 5 (16.67%) Linux
10 5 (16.67%) X.509
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.67%) SSL
10 5 (16.67%) JSON
10 5 (16.67%) QA
11 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
12 3 (10.00%) Android SDK
12 3 (10.00%) Android Development
12 3 (10.00%) iOS SDK

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 (3.33%) Jupyter
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 5 (16.67%) SSL
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) X.509
3 3 (10.00%) Wireless
4 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
3 1 (3.33%) RSpec
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Author
1 13 (43.33%) Technical Author
2 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Android Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Quantitative Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) HTML
2 9 (30.00%) XML
2 9 (30.00%) XSLT
3 6 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (20.00%) REST
4 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (16.67%) JSON
5 3 (10.00%) Android SDK
5 3 (10.00%) iOS SDK
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) Celery
6 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.33%) RESTful
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Android
2 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Performance Analysis
2 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (10.00%) Android Development
6 2 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.33%) OOP
7 1 (3.33%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C
2 21 (70.00%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) Perl
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (10.00%) Embedded C++
7 2 (6.67%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
1 2 (6.67%) KVM
1 2 (6.67%) LXC
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Brocade
1 2 (6.67%) CA
1 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
1 2 (6.67%) VMware
1 2 (6.67%) Vyatta
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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