The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

C++
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 43 53
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing C++ 17 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.94% 2.41% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.49% 5.24% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 8
Median daily rate £375 £460 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.47% +9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £327 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +1.00% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 227 267 373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.27% 45.96% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 153 248
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 21
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £35.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing C++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
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++ within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +9 13 £400 -9.09% 73
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 29 (63.04%) C
2 18 (39.13%) Python
3 14 (30.43%) C#
3 14 (30.43%) HTML
3 14 (30.43%) XML
4 13 (28.26%) Performance Analysis
5 12 (26.09%) Java
5 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 11 (23.91%) .NET
7 10 (21.74%) XSLT
8 8 (17.39%) Windows
8 8 (17.39%) OO
8 8 (17.39%) Doxygen
9 7 (15.22%) Eclipse
9 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++
10 6 (13.04%) Electronics
10 6 (13.04%) Embedded C
10 6 (13.04%) Linux
10 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
11 5 (10.87%) Degree
12 4 (8.70%) Objective-C
12 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
12 4 (8.70%) SQL
13 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (6.52%) Nucleus RTOS
13 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
13 3 (6.52%) WPF
13 3 (6.52%) Android
13 3 (6.52%) RESTful
13 3 (6.52%) HTML5

C++
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) Jupyter
1 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Doxygen
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) XMetaL
3 1 (2.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) RS-232
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.35%) NUnit
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (13.04%) Electronics
2 3 (6.52%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.52%) Automotive
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Author
1 15 (32.61%) Technical Author
2 11 (23.91%) Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Android Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C++ Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Architect
9 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) HTML
1 14 (30.43%) XML
2 11 (23.91%) .NET
3 10 (21.74%) XSLT
4 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.52%) HTML5
4 3 (6.52%) REST
4 3 (6.52%) RESTful
4 3 (6.52%) WPF
5 2 (4.35%) Flash
5 2 (4.35%) MFC
5 2 (4.35%) Sphinx
5 2 (4.35%) WCF
5 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 2 (4.35%) WebKit
5 2 (4.35%) WinForms
6 1 (2.17%) CSS
6 1 (2.17%) JSON
6 1 (2.17%) Spring
6 1 (2.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.52%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Robotics
3 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Home Automation
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Smart Home
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Android
3 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.52%) Nucleus RTOS
3 3 (6.52%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Performance Analysis
2 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.39%) OO
4 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Android Development
5 3 (6.52%) OOD
6 2 (4.35%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.17%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.17%) Statistics
7 1 (2.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) C
2 18 (39.13%) Python
3 14 (30.43%) C#
4 12 (26.09%) Java
5 7 (15.22%) Embedded C++
6 6 (13.04%) Embedded C
7 4 (8.70%) Objective-C
7 4 (8.70%) SQL
8 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.52%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.52%) Perl
9 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.17%) Clojure
10 1 (2.17%) Elixir
10 1 (2.17%) Erlang
10 1 (2.17%) ES6
10 1 (2.17%) Haskell
10 1 (2.17%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.17%) PHP
10 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) MISRA
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £46.00 - £56.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £40 - £55 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago