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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 89 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing C++ 4 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.68% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 2.48% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 19
Median daily rate - £300 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
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
390 444 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.40% 27.63% 35.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 254 297
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £473 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £44.88 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.50% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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++
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 30 July 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 16 (88.89%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 11 (61.11%) Python
3 11 (61.11%) Ruby
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) Perl
5 9 (50.00%) Korn
6 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (44.44%) TeamCity
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (44.44%) PaaS
6 8 (44.44%) Bourne shell
6 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
6 8 (44.44%) Puppet
6 8 (44.44%) Splunk
6 8 (44.44%) MSBuild
6 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (44.44%) Ansible
6 8 (44.44%) Docker
6 8 (44.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (44.44%) DevOps
6 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 8 (44.44%) Legal
6 8 (44.44%) Migration
6 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
7 6 (33.33%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat

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 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Captiva
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (44.44%) PaaS
2 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (16.67%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) GIS
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 8 (44.44%) MSBuild
1 8 (44.44%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (44.44%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Legal
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) German Language
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) AWS Architect
3 4 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Azure Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Azure DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SAS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
1 2 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) EJB
2 1 (5.56%) JPA
2 1 (5.56%) JSP
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 3 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
1 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 3 (16.67%) iPad
1 3 (16.67%) iPhone
1 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 3 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Android Development
3 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) Ruby
3 9 (50.00%) Korn
3 9 (50.00%) Perl
4 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 8 (44.44%) Bourne shell
4 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 6 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
8 2 (11.11%) C
8 2 (11.11%) VB
8 2 (11.11%) VBA
9 1 (5.56%) AWK
9 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.56%) PHP
9 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (5.56%) VBScript
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Ansible
1 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Splunk
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) Sybase
4 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) SAP