The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 35 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing C++ 12 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.07% 5.04% 4.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.45% 12.86% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Average daily rate £353 £285 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.68% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £259 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £8.75 £37.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £40.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
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
161 140 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.18% 39.22% 50.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 101 108
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 22
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.95 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 31 (79.49%) C
2 28 (71.79%) Python
3 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
4 17 (43.59%) Perl
5 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.90%) HTML
6 14 (35.90%) CSS
6 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.90%) Linux
6 14 (35.90%) Bluetooth
6 14 (35.90%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
9 11 (28.21%) SSL
9 11 (28.21%) HTTP
9 11 (28.21%) Internet
9 11 (28.21%) 802.15
9 11 (28.21%) X.509
9 11 (28.21%) Ajax
9 11 (28.21%) JSON
9 11 (28.21%) ZigBee
9 11 (28.21%) REST
9 11 (28.21%) 802.1X
10 9 (23.08%) Internet of Things
10 9 (23.08%) Embedded C
11 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
11 8 (20.51%) Signal Processing
11 8 (20.51%) Algorithms
12 7 (17.95%) Machine Learning

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) Drupal
1 1 (2.56%) Joomla!
1 1 (2.56%) Node.js
1 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) BigMachines
1 1 (2.56%) Eloqua
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) Bluetooth
1 14 (35.90%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 11 (28.21%) 802.15
3 11 (28.21%) HTTP
3 11 (28.21%) Internet
3 11 (28.21%) SSL
3 11 (28.21%) X.509
3 11 (28.21%) ZigBee
4 2 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Audio DSP Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Audio Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Audio Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) DSP Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) DSP Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Embedded C Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Python Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) CSS
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 11 (28.21%) 802.1X
3 11 (28.21%) Ajax
3 11 (28.21%) JSON
3 11 (28.21%) REST
4 4 (10.26%) .NET
5 3 (7.69%) WinForms
6 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.56%) Django
7 1 (2.56%) HTML5
7 1 (2.56%) Mason
7 1 (2.56%) OpenMP
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.56%) Visualforce
7 1 (2.56%) WCF
7 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Internet of Things
2 8 (20.51%) Algorithms
2 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.82%) Biology
3 5 (12.82%) Smart Meter
4 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (10.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.56%) CUDA
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.56%) Equities
5 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Signal Processing
4 7 (17.95%) Digital Signal Processing
4 7 (17.95%) Machine Learning
5 6 (15.38%) High Availability
6 5 (12.82%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (12.82%) Validation
7 4 (10.26%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (10.26%) Line Management
7 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.26%) Parallel Computing
8 3 (7.69%) DevOps
8 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.13%) OO
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Web Development
10 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) C
2 28 (71.79%) Python
3 17 (43.59%) Perl
4 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
5 13 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 9 (23.08%) Embedded C
7 7 (17.95%) MATLAB
8 5 (12.82%) C#
9 2 (5.13%) Assembly Language
9 2 (5.13%) Java
9 2 (5.13%) PHP
9 2 (5.13%) SQL
10 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.56%) R
10 1 (2.56%) Ruby
10 1 (2.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
1 4 (10.26%) Postgraduate
2 2 (5.13%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Citrix
1 1 (2.56%) Intel
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle
1 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (2.56%) Siebel
1 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
1 1 (2.56%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
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