The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 6 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 21.88% - 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.84% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +5.33%
C++
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Programming Languages Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 59.38% 47.37% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate £313 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +109.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 6 (85.71%) C
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) WinDbg
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Test Planning
3 5 (71.43%) Test Management
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) DHTML
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
5 1 (14.29%) DCOM
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
5 1 (14.29%) ATM
5 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 1 (14.29%) OS/2
5 1 (14.29%) OLE

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dundee 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) WinDbg
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) DHTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
1 1 (14.29%) DCOM
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
1 1 (14.29%) OLE
1 1 (14.29%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
2 1 (14.29%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Planning
2 5 (71.43%) Test Management
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center