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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 42 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 26 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.13% 6.75% 7.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 16.29% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 10
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£375 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £247 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 31
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -8.12%
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
364 313 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.86% 41.46% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 139 181
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 61
Average hourly rate £48.75 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £26.40 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 28 August 2014.

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++
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 28 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -18 20 £425 +41.66% 73
Huntingdon - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - - 2
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
2 19 (35.85%) C
2 19 (35.85%) OO
2 19 (35.85%) Python
3 12 (22.64%) Linux
3 12 (22.64%) Embedded C
3 12 (22.64%) Embedded C++
4 11 (20.75%) C#
4 11 (20.75%) Qt
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
5 9 (16.98%) .NET
5 9 (16.98%) OOD
5 9 (16.98%) Device Driver
5 9 (16.98%) Big Data
6 8 (15.09%) Java
6 8 (15.09%) Project Planning
7 7 (13.21%) ZigBee
7 7 (13.21%) Selenium
7 7 (13.21%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (13.21%) Degree
7 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
7 7 (13.21%) jQuery
7 7 (13.21%) Kanban
7 7 (13.21%) Scrum
7 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
7 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
8 6 (11.32%) Bluetooth
8 6 (11.32%) BDD
8 6 (11.32%) Computer Science

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.55%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) ZigBee
2 6 (11.32%) Bluetooth
3 5 (9.43%) 3G
3 5 (9.43%) Wireless
3 5 (9.43%) 2G
4 4 (7.55%) GSM
5 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.89%) 2.5G
7 1 (1.89%) WiMAX
7 1 (1.89%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Big Data
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Selenium
1 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) LabVIEW
4 3 (5.66%) Maven
4 3 (5.66%) FitNesse
4 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.66%) GoogleTest
5 2 (3.77%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Software Engineer
3 15 (28.30%) C++ Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Python Developer
5 8 (15.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Principle Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Qt
2 9 (16.98%) .NET
3 7 (13.21%) jQuery
4 5 (9.43%) Web Services
5 4 (7.55%) STL
5 4 (7.55%) Dojo
6 3 (5.66%) Django
6 3 (5.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (5.66%) SVG
6 3 (5.66%) D3.js
7 2 (3.77%) WinForms
7 2 (3.77%) Swing
8 1 (1.89%) WPF
8 1 (1.89%) OSGi
8 1 (1.89%) QML
8 1 (1.89%) JSON
8 1 (1.89%) Middleware
8 1 (1.89%) XML
8 1 (1.89%) XSLT
8 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Device Driver
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) GIS
4 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.89%) MPEG
6 1 (1.89%) Firmware
6 1 (1.89%) VHDL
6 1 (1.89%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) UNIX
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Software Engineering
2 19 (35.85%) OO
3 9 (16.98%) OOD
3 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) TDD
4 8 (15.09%) Project Planning
5 7 (13.21%) Scrum
5 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Kanban
6 6 (11.32%) BDD
7 5 (9.43%) UML
8 4 (7.55%) Feature Driven Development
8 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Validation
9 3 (5.66%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Test-First Development
10 2 (3.77%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) C
1 19 (35.85%) Python
2 12 (22.64%) Embedded C
2 12 (22.64%) Embedded C++
3 11 (20.75%) C#
4 8 (15.09%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) Ruby
6 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) SQL
7 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) Delphi
8 1 (1.89%) Perl
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle
1 4 (7.55%) JBoss
2 3 (5.66%) Google
2 3 (5.66%) Splunk
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