The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 2 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing C++ 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 33.33% 12.00% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 77.78% 23.08% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £300 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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 Dundee region.

Programming Languages Category
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 42.86% 52.00% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £300 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dundee region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016, 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 Dundee region with a requirement for C++.

1 18 (90.00%) C#
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 17 (85.00%) OO
3 16 (80.00%) Mathematics
4 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (60.00%) Algorithms
5 11 (55.00%) Games
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) Android
6 10 (50.00%) Apple iOS
7 8 (40.00%) Data Structures
8 7 (35.00%) OOD
8 7 (35.00%) Scrum
8 7 (35.00%) TDD
9 6 (30.00%) .NET
10 5 (25.00%) SOLID
11 4 (20.00%) Python
11 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 4 (20.00%) MVC
11 4 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
11 4 (20.00%) Web Development
11 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (20.00%) Kanban
12 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
12 3 (15.00%) SaaS
12 3 (15.00%) OOP
12 3 (15.00%) Mobile Development
13 2 (10.00%) QGIS
13 2 (10.00%) Unix

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee 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 2 (10.00%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) 3D Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Games Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Games Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (10.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (40.00%) Data Structures
4 4 (20.00%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Android
1 10 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) OO
2 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) OOD
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) SOLID
6 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Kanban
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (15.00%) OOP
8 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.00%) MapReduce
8 2 (10.00%) Open Source
8 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Lua
3 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB