The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 11 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.14% - 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.47%
C++
Scotland

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
23 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 32.86% 35.59% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 19
Average daily rate £285 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £315 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within 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++
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Siemens NX
4 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (20.00%) CAD
4 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Validation

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (20.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (60.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) PLM
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree