The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 25 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 32 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.41% 2.35% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.91% 5.12% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
Average daily rate £363 £330 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £40.05 £29.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £42.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
C++
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
230 332 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.85% 45.92% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 177 124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £32.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Cambridgeshire region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Cambridgeshire region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

C++ Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

C++
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 25 £290 -12.12% 53
Peterborough +12 1 - - 1
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 51 (71.83%) C
2 47 (66.20%) Python
3 25 (35.21%) Software Engineering
4 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (26.76%) Perl
5 18 (25.35%) Linux
6 17 (23.94%) Embedded C
6 17 (23.94%) ZigBee
7 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
8 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
9 14 (19.72%) CSS
9 14 (19.72%) HTML
9 14 (19.72%) Internet
9 14 (19.72%) AngularJS
10 13 (18.31%) Android
11 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
11 12 (16.90%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (16.90%) Bluetooth
11 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
12 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
12 11 (15.49%) MySQL
12 11 (15.49%) Ajax
13 10 (14.08%) JSON
13 10 (14.08%) HTTP
13 10 (14.08%) 802.15
13 10 (14.08%) X.509
13 10 (14.08%) SSL
13 10 (14.08%) 802.1X
13 10 (14.08%) REST
14 9 (12.68%) Internet of Things

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (1.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.41%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) ZigBee
2 14 (19.72%) Internet
3 12 (16.90%) Bluetooth
3 12 (16.90%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.08%) 802.15
5 10 (14.08%) HTTP
5 10 (14.08%) SSL
5 10 (14.08%) X.509
6 5 (7.04%) Wireless
7 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.41%) LAN
7 1 (1.41%) Skype
7 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) MySQL
2 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.82%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (9.86%) Electronics
2 6 (8.45%) Games
3 2 (2.82%) Automotive
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Software Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (16.90%) Test Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Python Developer
5 9 (12.68%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Tester
7 7 (9.86%) Audio DSP Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Audio Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Audio Software Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) DSP Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) DSP Software Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Embedded C Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) AngularJS
1 14 (19.72%) CSS
1 14 (19.72%) HTML
2 11 (15.49%) Ajax
3 10 (14.08%) 802.1X
3 10 (14.08%) JSON
3 10 (14.08%) REST
4 7 (9.86%) Qt
5 6 (8.45%) Unreal Engine
6 4 (5.63%) .NET
6 4 (5.63%) Ember.js
7 3 (4.23%) NumPy
7 3 (4.23%) SciPy
8 2 (2.82%) WinForms
9 1 (1.41%) Django
9 1 (1.41%) jQuery
9 1 (1.41%) Mason
9 1 (1.41%) Web Services
9 1 (1.41%) XML
9 1 (1.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.68%) Algorithms
2 9 (12.68%) Internet of Things
3 8 (11.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 8 (11.27%) Mathematics
4 7 (9.86%) Device Driver
5 5 (7.04%) Biology
5 5 (7.04%) Smart Meter
6 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.63%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.82%) Physics
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.41%) Home Automation
8 1 (1.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 13 (18.31%) Android
3 5 (7.04%) Windows
4 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Software Engineering
2 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
4 9 (12.68%) Software Testing
5 7 (9.86%) Digital Signal Processing
5 7 (9.86%) Machine Learning
5 7 (9.86%) Regression Testing
5 7 (9.86%) Signal Processing
6 5 (7.04%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (7.04%) High Availability
6 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.04%) Validation
7 4 (5.63%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (5.63%) Line Management
7 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.63%) Parallel Computing
8 3 (4.23%) DevOps
8 3 (4.23%) OO
9 2 (2.82%) Automation Testing
9 2 (2.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 51 (71.83%) C
2 47 (66.20%) Python
3 19 (26.76%) Perl
4 17 (23.94%) Embedded C
5 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
6 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
7 9 (12.68%) PHP
8 8 (11.27%) Embedded C++
9 7 (9.86%) MATLAB
10 6 (8.45%) C#
11 4 (5.63%) SQL
12 3 (4.23%) Java
13 1 (1.41%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.41%) R
13 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Firmware
2 1 (1.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.41%) Siebel
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