Period
to 21 October 2020

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 October 2020 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 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 33 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 -7
Contract jobs citing C++ 11 64 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.59% 5.40% 4.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.46% 14.16% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 22
Median daily rate £400 £388 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -10.92% +16.00%
10th Percentile £341 £336 £284
90th Percentile £555 £415 £570
East of England median daily rate £396 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +5.67% -21.05% +24.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £44.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +4.52% +5.36%
10th Percentile £42.50 £42.00 £32.88
90th Percentile £64.50 £50.00 £53.25
East of England median hourly rate £46.25 £46.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% +6.51%

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 130 452 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.48% 38.11% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 263 266
Median daily rate £475 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +17.24%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £300
90th Percentile £665 £630 £538
East of England median daily rate £434 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -0.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 43 38
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.55% +6.02%
10th Percentile £34.98 £41.05 £33.38
90th Percentile £61.00 £50.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +12.50%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C++ in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C++ in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C++ in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for C++ in Cambridgeshire

C++
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C++ in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 -1 9 £454 +17.03% 72
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 8 (72.73%) C
2 7 (63.64%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) R
5 3 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
5 3 (27.27%) Statistical Computing
5 3 (27.27%) Data Science
5 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
5 3 (27.27%) Spotfire
5 3 (27.27%) Biostatistics
5 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Informatics
5 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (27.27%) VBA
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) PhD
5 3 (27.27%) Firmware
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Shiny
6 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
6 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Biometrics

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 (9.09%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) CMake
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Gradle
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Android Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Android Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Android Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Statistician
5 1 (9.09%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Shiny
2 2 (18.18%) Qt
3 1 (9.09%) Android NDK
3 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (9.09%) CNTK
3 1 (9.09%) LLVM
3 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
3 1 (9.09%) PyTorch
3 1 (9.09%) TensorFlow
3 1 (9.09%) WebGL
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Biostatistics
2 3 (27.27%) Data Science
2 3 (27.27%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (27.27%) Decision-Making
2 3 (27.27%) Informatics
2 3 (27.27%) Machine Learning
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Statistical Computing
2 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Biometrics
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C
2 7 (63.64%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) R
4 3 (27.27%) VBA
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded C++
6 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PhD
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) HL7
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Atmel