Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 37 40
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing C++ 90 49 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.30% 4.39% 4.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 8.70% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 34
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £215 £194
90th Percentile £425 £480 £450
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 17
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09% -2.22%
10th Percentile £33.50 £37.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £77.50 £43.75 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 630 563 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.09% 50.49% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 272 470
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £374 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -4.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £280 £234 £263
90th Percentile £485 £488 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 53 46
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -4.12%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +8.00% +1.35%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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++
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 73 £375 +13.64% 102
Peterborough -10 5 £350 -
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 63 (70.00%) C
2 52 (57.78%) Python
3 45 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 37 (41.11%) Linux
5 27 (30.00%) Wireless
6 24 (26.67%) Embedded C
6 24 (26.67%) Embedded C++
7 22 (24.44%) Electronics
8 17 (18.89%) Telecoms
8 17 (18.89%) Windows
8 17 (18.89%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (17.78%) XML
9 16 (17.78%) C#
9 16 (17.78%) SQL
9 16 (17.78%) Device Driver
9 16 (17.78%) Degree
10 15 (16.67%) HTML
11 14 (15.56%) Computer Science
12 13 (14.44%) Embedded Linux
13 12 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (13.33%) .NET
14 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
15 10 (11.11%) Qt
15 10 (11.11%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
15 10 (11.11%) OO
16 9 (10.00%) XSLT
16 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio
16 9 (10.00%) Java
16 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
16 9 (10.00%) Device Driver Development

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:

Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Doxygen
2 4 (4.44%) FrameMaker
2 4 (4.44%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.00%) Wireless
2 12 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.78%) 3GPP
4 7 (7.78%) Bluetooth
4 7 (7.78%) LTE
4 7 (7.78%) NAS
5 2 (2.22%) 3G
5 2 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (1.11%) 802.11
6 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) SQLite
4 3 (3.33%) MySQL
4 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.67%) NUnit
4 5 (5.56%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.22%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.22%) Buildbot
6 2 (2.22%) CMake
6 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.22%) git-flow
6 2 (2.22%) JIRA
6 2 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (2.22%) JUnit
6 2 (2.22%) RSpec
6 2 (2.22%) Selenium
6 2 (2.22%) Subversion
6 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.11%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (24.44%) Electronics
2 17 (18.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Advertising
4 1 (1.11%) Automotive
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Software Engineer
2 21 (23.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (22.22%) Developer
4 17 (18.89%) Embedded Engineer
5 16 (17.78%) Author
5 16 (17.78%) Technical Author
6 15 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 12 (13.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 11 (12.22%) C Software Engineer
8 11 (12.22%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (12.22%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (11.11%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
9 10 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 10 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 10 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (10.00%) Python Developer
11 8 (8.89%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) XML
2 15 (16.67%) HTML
3 12 (13.33%) .NET
4 10 (11.11%) Qt
5 9 (10.00%) WPF
5 9 (10.00%) XSLT
6 8 (8.89%) WinForms
7 6 (6.67%) NumPy
7 6 (6.67%) REST
7 6 (6.67%) SciPy
8 4 (4.44%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 4 (4.44%) Sphinx
9 3 (3.33%) gRPC
9 3 (3.33%) MFC
9 3 (3.33%) QML
9 3 (3.33%) Qt Quick
10 2 (2.22%) CSS
10 2 (2.22%) Flash
10 2 (2.22%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (17.78%) Device Driver
3 14 (15.56%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.78%) User Experience
5 6 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (6.67%) Verilog
6 4 (4.44%) CAN bus
7 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.33%) LIMS
8 2 (2.22%) Infotainment
9 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.11%) ASIC
9 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.11%) Home Automation
9 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.11%) Smart Home
9 1 (1.11%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) Linux
2 17 (18.89%) Windows
3 13 (14.44%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.11%) Android
5 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.11%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (11.11%) OO
3 9 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
4 8 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.89%) OOP
4 8 (8.89%) Test Automation
5 7 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (7.78%) Statistics
5 7 (7.78%) Test Scripting
6 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 6 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (6.67%) Visualisation
7 5 (5.56%) Coaching
7 5 (5.56%) MVVM
7 5 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) TDD
8 4 (4.44%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.44%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.44%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 63 (70.00%) C
2 52 (57.78%) Python
3 24 (26.67%) Embedded C
3 24 (26.67%) Embedded C++
4 16 (17.78%) C#
4 16 (17.78%) SQL
5 9 (10.00%) Java
6 8 (8.89%) Perl
7 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.67%) R
8 5 (5.56%) Cython
9 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.33%) Assembly Language
10 3 (3.33%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.33%) PHP
10 3 (3.33%) Ruby
11 2 (2.22%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.11%) Delphi
12 1 (1.11%) VB
12 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) MISRA
2 2 (2.22%) MISRA C
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 4 (4.44%) Firmware
3 1 (1.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (2.22%) Google
2 1 (1.11%) Atmel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle