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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 47 34 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing C++ 28 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.56% 4.78% 8.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.39% 10.76% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.80 £27.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
379 344 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 48.16% 44.44% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 198 143
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £31.50 £31.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.25 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -17 21 £388 - 51
Huntingdon - 1 £420 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 25 (56.82%) C
2 20 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 19 (43.18%) Linux
4 16 (36.36%) Java
5 14 (31.82%) C#
5 14 (31.82%) Python
6 12 (27.27%) OO
7 9 (20.45%) Windows
8 8 (18.18%) SQL
8 8 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.91%) HTML
9 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.64%) UNIX
10 6 (13.64%) OOD
10 6 (13.64%) Embedded C
10 6 (13.64%) Embedded C++
10 6 (13.64%) Wireless
10 6 (13.64%) Electronics
10 6 (13.64%) Degree
11 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
11 5 (11.36%) 3D Programming
11 5 (11.36%) Content Management
11 5 (11.36%) Doxygen
11 5 (11.36%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (11.36%) Games
11 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.36%) XML
12 4 (9.09%) Perl
12 4 (9.09%) MySQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (4.55%) Apache
1 2 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Wireless
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) HTTP
3 4 (9.09%) NGN
4 3 (6.82%) LDAP
5 2 (4.55%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.27%) FTP
6 1 (2.27%) 3G
6 1 (2.27%) DVB
6 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.27%) ZigBee
6 1 (2.27%) LTE
6 1 (2.27%) SNMP
6 1 (2.27%) IGMP
6 1 (2.27%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (13.64%) Electronics
2 5 (11.36%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Military
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Software Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) C++ Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Python Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Author
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Author
6 4 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate
7 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.55%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Graduate
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 5 (11.36%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) Qt
4 3 (6.82%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) Servlets
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) Java EE
5 2 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (2.27%) PhoneGap
6 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.27%) WinRT
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) STL
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) Flash
6 1 (2.27%) SGML
6 1 (2.27%) WinForms
6 1 (2.27%) JNI
6 1 (2.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.55%) DTV
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) MPEG
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.27%) VHDL
4 1 (2.27%) Verilog
4 1 (2.27%) STB
4 1 (2.27%) IPTV
4 1 (2.27%) CCTV
4 1 (2.27%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Windows
3 8 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (13.64%) UNIX
5 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.55%) Android
6 2 (4.55%) Windows CE
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 12 (27.27%) OO
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) OOD
5 5 (11.36%) Content Management
5 5 (11.36%) 3D Programming
6 4 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 4 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.55%) UML
9 1 (2.27%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (2.27%) Analytics
9 1 (2.27%) Android Development
9 1 (2.27%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.27%) Mobile Development
9 1 (2.27%) Kanban
9 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) C
2 16 (36.36%) Java
3 14 (31.82%) C#
3 14 (31.82%) Python
4 8 (18.18%) SQL
5 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.64%) Embedded C
6 6 (13.64%) Embedded C++
7 4 (9.09%) Perl
8 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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