The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 90 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing C++ 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 1.30% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £438 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.41% -19.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
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
455 461 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.06% 33.92% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 275 184
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.90 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (62.50%) C
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Electronics
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 4 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (18.75%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Military
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (12.50%) Ada
7 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (12.50%) JSP
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Apache
7 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
8 1 (6.25%) Flash
8 1 (6.25%) Python
8 1 (6.25%) PhD
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) Sybase

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Captiva
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) RS-232
1 1 (6.25%) RS-485
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.25%) VectorCAST
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Electronics
3 3 (18.75%) Military
4 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (6.25%) German Language
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Algorithm Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) C Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) EJB
2 1 (6.25%) Flash
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) JPA
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Mechatronics
2 1 (6.25%) Neural Network
2 1 (6.25%) Physics
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) VxWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) UML
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Process Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
5 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 4 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Ada
8 1 (6.25%) ActionScript
8 1 (6.25%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
8 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
8 1 (6.25%) AWK
8 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (6.25%) Perl
8 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (6.25%) Python
8 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (6.25%) VB
8 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Cygwin
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Avaya
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Sybase
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) Wind River
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