The median contractor rate for a C++ Developer was £258 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Developer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 49 55 61
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.38% 0.49% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.50% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £258 - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.13% +7.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 492 600 643
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.36% 97.40% 97.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 358 314
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 62
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +136.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C++ Developer in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ Developer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ Developer in Cambridgeshire

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 2 £258 - 20
C++ Developer
East of England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Android Development
3 2 (50.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (50.00%) iOS SDK
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) MFC
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
4 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) WebKit
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) RS-232
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Android SDK
1 2 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) MFC
2 1 (25.00%) WebKit
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
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