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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 18 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing C++ 21 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.14% 3.84% 4.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.45% 7.63% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 18
Median daily rate £330 £375 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -10.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
201 262 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 58.77% 50.29% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 180 176
Median daily rate £375 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £58.25
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 19 (61.29%) C
2 12 (38.71%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
3 9 (29.03%) Degree
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
5 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
6 6 (19.35%) iOS Development
6 6 (19.35%) Xcode
6 6 (19.35%) Objective-C
6 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (19.35%) Wireless
6 6 (19.35%) Unix
6 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
6 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
7 5 (16.13%) iOS SDK
7 5 (16.13%) REST
7 5 (16.13%) JSON
7 5 (16.13%) Android
7 5 (16.13%) Perl
7 5 (16.13%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) C#
7 5 (16.13%) SSL
7 5 (16.13%) Bluetooth
7 5 (16.13%) X.509
7 5 (16.13%) Internet

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 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Drupal
1 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (19.35%) Wireless
3 5 (16.13%) Bluetooth
3 5 (16.13%) Internet
3 5 (16.13%) SSL
3 5 (16.13%) X.509
4 2 (6.45%) 802.15
4 2 (6.45%) HTTP
4 2 (6.45%) ZigBee
5 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Xcode
General
1 4 (12.90%) Electronics
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Games
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) C++ Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) iOS Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Objective-C Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Python Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Python Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Graduate
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) CSS
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
2 5 (16.13%) iOS SDK
2 5 (16.13%) JSON
2 5 (16.13%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) CSS3
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ
5 1 (3.23%) OpenMP
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.23%) STL
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Internet of Things
3 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.90%) Digital Media
4 3 (9.68%) Biology
4 3 (9.68%) Oculus Rift
4 3 (9.68%) PlayStation
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.23%) CUDA
5 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.23%) Equities
5 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Neural Network
5 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
2 6 (19.35%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) Android
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) iOS Development
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps
4 4 (12.90%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (9.68%) Prototyping
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) High Availability
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Android Development
7 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.23%) Deep Learning
7 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Discovery
7 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) C
2 12 (38.71%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) Objective-C
5 5 (16.13%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
8 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
1 3 (9.68%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix
2 1 (3.23%) Intel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
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