The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 82 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing C++ 14 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 0.61% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 2.25% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £408 £276 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.51% +13.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -1.26%
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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
427 400 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.20% 27.21% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 250 250
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +120.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for C++.

1 13 (81.25%) Java
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Perl
3 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
4 8 (50.00%) Puppet
4 8 (50.00%) Splunk
4 8 (50.00%) MSBuild
4 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (50.00%) Ansible
4 8 (50.00%) Docker
4 8 (50.00%) Ruby
4 8 (50.00%) Korn
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (50.00%) PaaS
4 8 (50.00%) Bourne shell
4 8 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (50.00%) DevOps
4 8 (50.00%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 8 (50.00%) Legal
4 8 (50.00%) Migration
4 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (25.00%) Banking

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Captiva
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (50.00%) MSBuild
1 8 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Legal
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) German Language
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) EJB
2 1 (6.25%) JPA
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) MVS
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) People Management
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) OOD
3 1 (6.25%) OOP
3 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (6.25%) Process Management
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
2 9 (56.25%) Perl
3 8 (50.00%) Bourne shell
3 8 (50.00%) Korn
3 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (25.00%) C
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VB
5 2 (12.50%) VBA
6 1 (6.25%) AWK
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Cygwin
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Ansible
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Splunk
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Sybase
4 2 (12.50%) TIBCO
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) SAP