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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 30 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing C++ 14 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.88% 4.21% 6.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.60% 8.54% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 21
Median daily rate £440 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £36.25 £40.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £51.25 £46.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.62%
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
212 246 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 58.73% 49.30% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 190 157
Median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £29.75 £43.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 14 (53.85%) C
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (15.38%) Xcode
5 4 (15.38%) Objective-C
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 4 (15.38%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) CSS
5 4 (15.38%) Unix
5 4 (15.38%) Bluetooth
5 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
5 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 4 (15.38%) iOS SDK
5 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 4 (15.38%) Algorithms
6 3 (11.54%) Digital Media
6 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
6 3 (11.54%) Signal Processing
6 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
6 3 (11.54%) Android
6 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
6 3 (11.54%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.54%) Windows
6 3 (11.54%) .NET

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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Drupal
1 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (15.38%) Bluetooth
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) 802.15
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) X.509
4 1 (3.85%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Xcode
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Embedded Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) iOS Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Audio Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Audio Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DSP Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DSP Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) iOS SDK
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (7.69%) STL
3 2 (7.69%) WCF
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) LINQ
4 1 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) WinForms
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Digital Media
2 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Biology
3 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.85%) CUDA
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.85%) Equities
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Neural Network
3 1 (3.85%) Oculus Rift
3 1 (3.85%) PlayStation
3 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 3 (11.54%) Machine Learning
3 3 (11.54%) Signal Processing
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (7.69%) Validation
4 2 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Discovery
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Prototyping
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) System Testing
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C
2 9 (34.62%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) Embedded C
4 4 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
2 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Intel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
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