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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 33 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.73% 8.61% 5.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 15.13% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 12
Median daily rate £243 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.44 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +1.10%
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
142 238 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.13% 56.94% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 146 101
Median daily rate £350 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £283 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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 16 (59.26%) C
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
3 12 (44.44%) Python
3 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) CSS
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 9 (33.33%) REST
6 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
6 8 (29.63%) DevOps
6 8 (29.63%) Internet of Things
6 8 (29.63%) JSON
6 8 (29.63%) SSL
6 8 (29.63%) Internet
6 8 (29.63%) X.509
6 8 (29.63%) Perl
7 6 (22.22%) Degree
7 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 6 (22.22%) iOS Development
7 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
7 6 (22.22%) Xcode
7 6 (22.22%) Objective-C
8 5 (18.52%) iOS SDK
8 5 (18.52%) Android
9 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
9 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (14.81%) Wireless

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (29.63%) Internet
2 8 (29.63%) SSL
2 8 (29.63%) X.509
3 4 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (14.81%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) 802.15
4 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Xcode
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) NUnit
2 1 (3.70%) RSpec
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) C++ Developer
3 6 (22.22%) iOS Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Objective-C Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Process Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) CSS
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) REST
3 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
3 8 (29.63%) JSON
4 5 (18.52%) iOS SDK
5 3 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (7.41%) .NET
7 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
7 1 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.70%) LINQ
7 1 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (3.70%) STL
7 1 (3.70%) WCF
7 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Internet of Things
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
4 3 (11.11%) Biology
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
4 3 (11.11%) HTC Vive
4 3 (11.11%) Oculus Rift
4 3 (11.11%) PlayStation
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) Neural Network
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 5 (18.52%) Android
3 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
5 2 (7.41%) Windows
6 1 (3.70%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (3.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps
3 6 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Discovery
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C
2 12 (44.44%) Python
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) Perl
5 6 (22.22%) Objective-C
6 4 (14.81%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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