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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 39 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing C++ 6 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.69% 4.73% 7.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 9.28% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 23
Median daily rate £470 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £250 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
192 237 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 53.93% 50.97% 49.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 186 151
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 £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 (66.67%) C
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Python
3 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 5 (23.81%) Bluetooth
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (23.81%) Signal Processing
5 5 (23.81%) Machine Learning
5 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
6 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
6 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) Digital Signal Processing
7 3 (14.29%) Perl
7 3 (14.29%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) Unix
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 2 (9.52%) High Availability
8 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
8 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things

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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Drupal
1 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
1 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Bluetooth
1 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) 802.15
3 2 (9.52%) HTTP
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) X.509
3 2 (9.52%) ZigBee
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Audio DSP Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Audio Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Audio Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) DSP Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) DSP Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded C Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Python Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
3 2 (9.52%) Ajax
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) WCF
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) LINQ
4 1 (4.76%) MFC
4 1 (4.76%) OpenMP
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.76%) STL
4 1 (4.76%) WinForms
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
2 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
3 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) CUDA
4 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) Equities
4 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.76%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) Machine Learning
2 5 (23.81%) Signal Processing
3 4 (19.05%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) Deep Learning
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (4.76%) OOD
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C
2 11 (52.38%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) MATLAB
6 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 3 (14.29%) Perl
7 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
8 1 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby
8 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.76%) SQL
8 1 (4.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) PhD
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Intel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
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