The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 25 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing C++ 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.72% 0.82% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 3.33% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.22%
C++
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63 30 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 45.65% 24.59% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 52
Median daily rate £300 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.52% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 - £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C++ across the Peterborough region.

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Peterborough region.

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

C++
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for C++.

1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (33.33%) VHDL
3 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DSP Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree