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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 48 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing C++ 15 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.24% 3.16% 3.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.47% 7.33% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Average daily rate
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£270 £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £38.30 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £42.50 £40.00
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
274 273 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.83% 43.13% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 136 155
Average daily rate £325 £335 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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++
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 12 £270 - 81
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
St Neots - - - - 1
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (63.83%) C
2 20 (42.55%) Linux
3 17 (36.17%) Python
4 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
5 12 (25.53%) HTML
5 12 (25.53%) SQL
6 11 (23.40%) JIRA
7 9 (19.15%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (19.15%) Internet
7 9 (19.15%) Perforce
7 9 (19.15%) C#
7 9 (19.15%) XML
7 9 (19.15%) OO
7 9 (19.15%) Client/Server
8 8 (17.02%) Java
8 8 (17.02%) Perl
8 8 (17.02%) Degree
9 7 (14.89%) QA
9 7 (14.89%) Streaming Media
9 7 (14.89%) Qt
9 7 (14.89%) OOD
10 6 (12.77%) Embedded C
10 6 (12.77%) Embedded C++
10 6 (12.77%) Scrum
10 6 (12.77%) Algorithms
10 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
11 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
11 5 (10.64%) IPTV
11 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Statistics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) 3G
2 3 (6.38%) Wireless
3 2 (4.26%) SNMP
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.13%) LTE
4 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.13%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.13%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (8.51%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.26%) Automotive
2 2 (4.26%) Games
3 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Software Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C++ Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Graduate
6 4 (8.51%) IT Graduate
6 4 (8.51%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Author
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Author
8 2 (4.26%) Junior
8 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) HTML
2 9 (19.15%) XML
3 7 (14.89%) Qt
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) MFC
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) Flash
5 1 (2.13%) SGML
5 1 (2.13%) WinForms
5 1 (2.13%) JNI
5 1 (2.13%) WPF
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.13%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Client/Server
2 7 (14.89%) Streaming Media
3 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.77%) Algorithms
4 5 (10.64%) Data Structures
4 5 (10.64%) IPTV
4 5 (10.64%) Statistics
4 5 (10.64%) Informatics
5 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
6 3 (6.38%) Device Driver
7 2 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) UNIX
4 2 (4.26%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.26%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Android
5 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
2 9 (19.15%) OO
3 7 (14.89%) OOD
4 6 (12.77%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (10.64%) DNA
5 5 (10.64%) Web Development
6 4 (8.51%) Manual Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Product Management
6 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.38%) UML
8 2 (4.26%) Content Management
8 2 (4.26%) 3D Programming
8 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) C
2 17 (36.17%) Python
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) C#
5 8 (17.02%) Java
5 8 (17.02%) Perl
6 6 (12.77%) Embedded C
6 6 (12.77%) Embedded C++
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Perforce
2 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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