The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C++ 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 5.26% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
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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 Highlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Highlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 15.79% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £135 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £91.25 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 - £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.25 - £16.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

C++
Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in the Highlands

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in the Highlands

C++
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Highlands 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Highlands 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++