The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 103 108 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.044% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.048% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£369 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.90% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.13 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+148.06% -60.90%
C++ Developer
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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
2525 2102 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.29% 92.93% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1024 1025
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 60 53
Average hourly rate £25.50 £15.97 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% -3.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 1 £243 -30.71% 1
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) C++
2 29 (87.88%) Visual Studio
3 26 (78.79%) XML
4 25 (75.76%) FIX Protocol
5 24 (72.73%) HTTP
6 23 (69.70%) STL
6 23 (69.70%) .NET
6 23 (69.70%) C#
7 22 (66.67%) SQL
8 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
9 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
10 19 (57.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (54.55%) T-SQL
12 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
12 15 (45.45%) DCOM
13 13 (39.39%) COM+
14 12 (36.36%) Unit Testing
15 10 (30.30%) OLE DB
16 9 (27.27%) ATL
17 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (18.18%) Finance
18 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
18 5 (15.15%) Windows
19 4 (12.12%) VB
19 4 (12.12%) Banking
19 4 (12.12%) VB6
19 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
20 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
20 3 (9.09%) VBA
20 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.03%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (57.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (87.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) CppUnit
2 2 (6.06%) GoogleTest
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) XML
2 25 (75.76%) FIX Protocol
3 23 (69.70%) STL
3 23 (69.70%) .NET
4 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 15 (45.45%) DCOM
5 13 (39.39%) COM+
6 10 (30.30%) OLE DB
7 9 (27.27%) ATL
8 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
9 3 (9.09%) Web Services
9 3 (9.09%) OLE
10 2 (6.06%) COM
10 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (3.03%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
4 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.03%) System Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (69.70%) C#
3 22 (66.67%) SQL
4 18 (54.55%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.12%) VB
5 4 (12.12%) VB6
6 3 (9.09%) VBA
6 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.06%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) OpenLink