The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had C++ Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 120 136 96
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 15 2 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.062% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.066% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 18
Median daily rate £360 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 - £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.86% +12.85%
C++ Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2331 3048 2592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.99% 95.13% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1545 1369
Median daily rate £350 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 60
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

C++ Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

C++ Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

C++ Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

C++ Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

C++ Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

C++ Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 14 £400 - 3
Fife - 1 £320 -
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, C++ Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (62.50%) Linux
3 19 (59.38%) Sybase
3 19 (59.38%) Perl
3 19 (59.38%) Multithreading
4 18 (56.25%) DB2
4 18 (56.25%) Unix
5 17 (53.13%) Finance
6 16 (50.00%) SQL
7 15 (46.88%) OO
7 15 (46.88%) OOD
8 14 (43.75%) Java
8 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (40.63%) SDLC
10 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
10 11 (34.38%) RDBMS
11 10 (31.25%) Banking
11 10 (31.25%) Front Office
12 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
13 8 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (25.00%) J2SE
14 7 (21.88%) JUnit
14 7 (21.88%) OpenGL
14 7 (21.88%) Games
14 7 (21.88%) RenderMan
14 7 (21.88%) Spring
14 7 (21.88%) V-Ray
14 7 (21.88%) GLSL
14 7 (21.88%) HLSL

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) DB2
2 11 (34.38%) RDBMS
2 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) JUnit
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Banking
2 10 (31.25%) Front Office
3 7 (21.88%) Games
4 5 (15.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Electronics
5 2 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) J2SE
2 7 (21.88%) OpenGL
2 7 (21.88%) Spring
2 7 (21.88%) Unreal Engine
2 7 (21.88%) V-Ray
3 6 (18.75%) DirectX
4 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.13%) JMS
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (21.88%) Algorithms
3 7 (21.88%) Animation
3 7 (21.88%) RenderMan
4 6 (18.75%) Mathematics
4 6 (18.75%) Physics
5 5 (15.63%) Equities
6 4 (12.50%) Derivative
7 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
7 2 (6.25%) Internet of Things
8 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
8 1 (3.13%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Multithreading
2 15 (46.88%) OO
2 15 (46.88%) OOD
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) SDLC
5 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) Database Tuning
6 6 (18.75%) Game Development
6 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (15.63%) SOA
8 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
9 1 (3.13%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (59.38%) Perl
3 16 (50.00%) SQL
4 14 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (21.88%) GLSL
5 7 (21.88%) HLSL
6 6 (18.75%) R
7 3 (9.38%) C
7 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.13%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Sybase
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Atmel