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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 26 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing C++ 16 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.65% 8.92% 5.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.14% 17.26% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Median daily rate £325 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -17.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.96% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 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 £41.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.77% +5.62%

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
175 168 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.87% 51.69% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 87
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.13 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% -5.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 27 (77.14%) C
2 21 (60.00%) Python
3 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
4 14 (40.00%) HTML
5 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
7 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
8 10 (28.57%) Perl
8 10 (28.57%) Internet
9 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
9 9 (25.71%) CSS
9 9 (25.71%) REST
10 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
10 8 (22.86%) DevOps
10 8 (22.86%) Internet of Things
10 8 (22.86%) JSON
10 8 (22.86%) X.509
10 8 (22.86%) SSL
11 7 (20.00%) Wireless
11 7 (20.00%) Degree
11 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 7 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
12 6 (17.14%) Doxygen
12 6 (17.14%) Android
12 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
12 6 (17.14%) Linux
12 6 (17.14%) XML
12 6 (17.14%) XSLT
12 6 (17.14%) 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:

Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
2 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.86%) SSL
3 8 (22.86%) X.509
4 7 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.71%) Firewall
6 2 (5.71%) SAN
6 2 (5.71%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (2.86%) 802.15
7 1 (2.86%) Bluetooth
7 1 (2.86%) HTTP
7 1 (2.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.57%) Xcode
3 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.86%) NUnit
3 1 (2.86%) RSpec
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Games
4 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 2 (5.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Software Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Author
3 7 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Author
4 5 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Android Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Objective-C Developer
8 1 (2.86%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) iOS Android Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 9 (25.71%) REST
3 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
3 8 (22.86%) JSON
4 6 (17.14%) XML
4 6 (17.14%) XSLT
5 5 (14.29%) iOS SDK
6 3 (8.57%) Android SDK
7 2 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.86%) .NET
8 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
8 1 (2.86%) Ajax
8 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Internet of Things
2 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) Digital Media
4 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.57%) Biology
4 3 (8.57%) HTC Vive
4 3 (8.57%) Oculus Rift
4 3 (8.57%) PlayStation
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Android
1 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Software Engineering
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) DevOps
4 7 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Android Development
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
6 3 (8.57%) Prototyping
6 3 (8.57%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) BDD
8 1 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) C
2 21 (60.00%) Python
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) Perl
5 6 (17.14%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C++
6 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
1 2 (5.71%) KVM
1 2 (5.71%) LXC
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Brocade
2 2 (5.71%) CA
2 2 (5.71%) Riverbed
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
2 2 (5.71%) Vyatta
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On application
Posted: 5 days ago