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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 38 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing C++ 35 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.22% 2.96% 6.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.56% 6.80% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 26
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£388 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £269 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £451 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
409 353 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.28% 43.58% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 224 132
Average daily rate £360 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 17
Average hourly rate £44.00 £48.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £31.50 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 19 £375 -11.76% 68
Huntingdon - 2 £430 - 1
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (54.39%) C
2 22 (38.60%) Software Engineering
3 21 (36.84%) Java
3 21 (36.84%) Python
4 19 (33.33%) Linux
5 14 (24.56%) C#
6 13 (22.81%) Windows
7 12 (21.05%) SQL
8 10 (17.54%) OO
8 10 (17.54%) Embedded C
8 10 (17.54%) Embedded C++
9 9 (15.79%) Wireless
10 8 (14.04%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (14.04%) Degree
10 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
11 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
11 6 (10.53%) ZigBee
11 6 (10.53%) HTML
11 6 (10.53%) UNIX
11 6 (10.53%) XML
11 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
11 6 (10.53%) Electronics
12 5 (8.77%) Windows CE
12 5 (8.77%) .NET
12 5 (8.77%) MySQL
12 5 (8.77%) Oracle
12 5 (8.77%) Qt
12 5 (8.77%) 3D Programming
12 5 (8.77%) Doxygen
12 5 (8.77%) 3D Graphics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (3.51%) Apache
1 2 (3.51%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Wireless
2 6 (10.53%) ZigBee
2 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) HTTP
3 4 (7.02%) LDAP
3 4 (7.02%) NGN
4 2 (3.51%) Bluetooth
4 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.75%) 3G
5 1 (1.75%) DVB
5 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.75%) FTP
5 1 (1.75%) LTE
5 1 (1.75%) IGMP
5 1 (1.75%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
1 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (10.53%) Electronics
2 5 (8.77%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Military
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 14 (24.56%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Architect
3 9 (15.79%) Systems Architect
4 7 (12.28%) C++ Developer
5 6 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Python Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Author
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Author
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Graduate
8 2 (3.51%) Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Software Architect
8 2 (3.51%) IT Graduate
8 2 (3.51%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (3.51%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.51%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) HTML
1 6 (10.53%) XML
2 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) Qt
3 4 (7.02%) Ember.js
4 3 (5.26%) SOAP
5 2 (3.51%) STL
5 2 (3.51%) Servlets
5 2 (3.51%) Java EE
5 2 (3.51%) REST
5 2 (3.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.75%) SciPy
6 1 (1.75%) NumPy
6 1 (1.75%) Twisted
6 1 (1.75%) JSON
6 1 (1.75%) WPF
6 1 (1.75%) SGML
6 1 (1.75%) JFC
6 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.51%) DTV
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) MPEG
6 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.75%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.75%) VHDL
6 1 (1.75%) Verilog
6 1 (1.75%) STB
6 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.75%) IPTV
6 1 (1.75%) CCTV
6 1 (1.75%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (10.53%) UNIX
5 5 (8.77%) Windows CE
6 2 (3.51%) Android
6 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Software Engineering
2 10 (17.54%) OO
3 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.77%) Content Management
3 5 (8.77%) 3D Programming
4 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
4 4 (7.02%) OOD
5 3 (5.26%) Scrum
5 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 3 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.51%) Validation
6 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.75%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) C
2 21 (36.84%) Java
2 21 (36.84%) Python
3 14 (24.56%) C#
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 10 (17.54%) Embedded C
5 10 (17.54%) Embedded C++
6 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.02%) Perl
7 4 (7.02%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
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