The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 15 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.69% 15.15% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.71% 35.71% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%

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

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 52.31% 42.42% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Median daily rate £288 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £401 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £515 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (100.00%) C
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 4 (57.14%) HBase
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 4 (57.14%) Big Data
3 4 (57.14%) Kafka
4 3 (42.86%) Itk
4 3 (42.86%) CAD
4 3 (42.86%) PLM
4 3 (42.86%) Teamcenter
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) XPath
5 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
5 2 (28.57%) AutoCAD
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) XSL
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) Tcl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) AutoCAD
1 2 (28.57%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Big Data
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
1 4 (57.14%) HBase
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Kafka
2 3 (42.86%) Itk
3 2 (28.57%) DHTML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSL
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CAD
1 3 (42.86%) PLM
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Post-Production
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Tcl
4 2 (28.57%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) webMethods