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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 43 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing C++ 20 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.78% 3.50% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.92% 7.86% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 7
Average daily rate
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£285 £270 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £344 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
289 318 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.19% 44.54% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 155 138
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 30
Average hourly rate £39.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 -2 18 £285 +5.55% 67
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 29 (67.44%) C
2 19 (44.19%) Linux
3 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
4 13 (30.23%) HTML
5 12 (27.91%) Java
5 12 (27.91%) Python
6 11 (25.58%) OO
6 11 (25.58%) C#
7 10 (23.26%) SQL
8 9 (20.93%) XML
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (16.28%) JIRA
10 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
10 7 (16.28%) Embedded C++
10 7 (16.28%) Electronics
11 6 (13.95%) Scrum
11 6 (13.95%) Internet
11 6 (13.95%) Client/Server
11 6 (13.95%) OOD
11 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (13.95%) Perforce
11 6 (13.95%) Streaming Media
12 5 (11.63%) IPTV
12 5 (11.63%) Doxygen
12 5 (11.63%) Content Management
12 5 (11.63%) Degree
12 5 (11.63%) 3D Programming
12 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
12 5 (11.63%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (11.63%) Games

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.98%) HTTP
3 3 (6.98%) Wireless
4 2 (4.65%) 3G
4 2 (4.65%) SNMP
5 1 (2.33%) IGMP
5 1 (2.33%) RTSP
5 1 (2.33%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.33%) LTE
5 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.33%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.33%) DVB
5 1 (2.33%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (16.28%) Electronics
2 5 (11.63%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.65%) Automotive
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Author
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Author
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.30%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Graduate
6 3 (6.98%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Graduate
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) HTML
2 9 (20.93%) XML
3 5 (11.63%) Qt
4 2 (4.65%) Servlets
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) MFC
4 2 (4.65%) Java EE
5 1 (2.33%) JNI
5 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.33%) WinRT
5 1 (2.33%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) WPF
5 1 (2.33%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) Flash
5 1 (2.33%) SGML
5 1 (2.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Client/Server
1 6 (13.95%) Streaming Media
2 5 (11.63%) IPTV
2 5 (11.63%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (9.30%) Device Driver
4 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.65%) Statistics
5 2 (4.65%) Informatics
6 1 (2.33%) STB
6 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.33%) MPEG
6 1 (2.33%) DTV
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.65%) Android
4 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.65%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
2 11 (25.58%) OO
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) OOD
5 5 (11.63%) Content Management
5 5 (11.63%) 3D Programming
6 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.98%) UML
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.65%) DNA
7 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.65%) Product Management
7 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.65%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (4.65%) Web Development
8 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) C
2 12 (27.91%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) Python
3 11 (25.58%) C#
4 10 (23.26%) SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Embedded C
5 7 (16.28%) Embedded C++
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Perforce
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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