The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 38 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing C++ 34 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.18% 7.12% 6.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.29% 17.28% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 9
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£388 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 29
Average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £26.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £42.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
366 301 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.96% 41.23% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 145 178
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £196
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 15 33 60
Average hourly rate £42.25 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £26.50 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C++
East of England

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 July 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 July 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Live
Job
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Cambridge -10 27 £410 +20.58% 64
Peterborough - - - - 6
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (44.83%) Software Engineering
2 21 (36.21%) C
3 19 (32.76%) C#
3 19 (32.76%) OO
4 16 (27.59%) Python
5 14 (24.14%) .NET
6 13 (22.41%) Java
6 13 (22.41%) TDD
7 12 (20.69%) Linux
7 12 (20.69%) OOD
8 10 (17.24%) Embedded C
8 10 (17.24%) Device Driver
9 9 (15.52%) Qt
9 9 (15.52%) Embedded C++
9 9 (15.52%) Big Data
10 8 (13.79%) Degree
10 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
10 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.79%) Ruby
11 7 (12.07%) Scrum
11 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
11 7 (12.07%) Selenium
11 7 (12.07%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (12.07%) Kanban
11 7 (12.07%) jQuery
11 7 (12.07%) Windows
11 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
12 6 (10.34%) BDD
12 6 (10.34%) Delphi
12 6 (10.34%) PHP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.90%) WebLogic
1 4 (6.90%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) ZigBee
2 4 (6.90%) 3G
3 3 (5.17%) Wireless
3 3 (5.17%) 2G
3 3 (5.17%) Bluetooth
3 3 (5.17%) GSM
3 3 (5.17%) LTE
4 2 (3.45%) 4G
4 2 (3.45%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Big Data
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Selenium
1 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.90%) LabVIEW
4 3 (5.17%) Maven
4 3 (5.17%) FitNesse
4 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.17%) GoogleTest
5 2 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
6 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.72%) LLVM
6 1 (1.72%) Bazaar
General
1 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Developer
2 21 (36.21%) Software Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) C++ Developer
4 8 (13.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Python Developer
5 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Principle Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C++ Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) .NET
2 9 (15.52%) Qt
3 7 (12.07%) jQuery
4 5 (8.62%) Web Services
5 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.90%) STL
5 4 (6.90%) Dojo
5 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.17%) D3.js
6 3 (5.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (5.17%) Django
6 3 (5.17%) SVG
6 3 (5.17%) WinForms
7 2 (3.45%) Swing
7 2 (3.45%) WPF
8 1 (1.72%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.72%) WCF
8 1 (1.72%) JSON
8 1 (1.72%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Device Driver
2 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Blog
3 4 (6.90%) GIS
4 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.72%) MPEG
6 1 (1.72%) Firmware
6 1 (1.72%) GPGPU
6 1 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.72%) VHDL
6 1 (1.72%) Statistics
6 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.72%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Debian
4 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Software Engineering
2 19 (32.76%) OO
3 13 (22.41%) TDD
4 12 (20.69%) OOD
5 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.79%) Automated Testing
6 7 (12.07%) Kanban
6 7 (12.07%) Scrum
7 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
7 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.34%) BDD
8 5 (8.62%) UML
8 5 (8.62%) MVC
8 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.90%) CQRS
9 4 (6.90%) Feature Driven Development
9 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) C
2 19 (32.76%) C#
3 16 (27.59%) Python
4 13 (22.41%) Java
5 10 (17.24%) Embedded C
6 9 (15.52%) Embedded C++
7 8 (13.79%) Ruby
8 6 (10.34%) PHP
8 6 (10.34%) Delphi
9 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.17%) SQL
9 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.45%) Perl
11 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.72%) VB
11 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle
1 4 (6.90%) JBoss
2 3 (5.17%) Google
2 3 (5.17%) Splunk
3 1 (1.72%) Intel
3 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
3 1 (1.72%) Motorola
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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