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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 92 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Contract jobs requiring a C++ Developer 37 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 0.53% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.57% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £206 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -31.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -8.82%
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
2580 2298 2477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.31% 93.72% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1111 1139
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 83 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +6 28 £375 +25.00%
Edinburgh -5 7 £243 +115.55% 2
C++ Developer
UK

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 60 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (43.33%) XML
3 25 (41.67%) C#
3 25 (41.67%) SQL
3 25 (41.67%) Multithreading
4 22 (36.67%) Banking
5 18 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 18 (30.00%) STL
6 17 (28.33%) DCOM
6 17 (28.33%) .NET
7 16 (26.67%) COM+
7 16 (26.67%) Linux
8 15 (25.00%) Windows
8 15 (25.00%) ATL
8 15 (25.00%) Perl
9 14 (23.33%) OO
10 13 (21.67%) HTTP
10 13 (21.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
11 12 (20.00%) OLE DB
11 12 (20.00%) Java
12 11 (18.33%) KDB
13 9 (15.00%) Finance
13 9 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (15.00%) UNIX
13 9 (15.00%) Web Application Development
14 8 (13.33%) Derivative
14 8 (13.33%) Performance Management
14 8 (13.33%) Python
14 8 (13.33%) MFC

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (8.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.67%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) KDB
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.00%) CppUnit
2 3 (5.00%) GoogleTest
General
1 22 (36.67%) Banking
2 9 (15.00%) Finance
3 8 (13.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) XML
2 18 (30.00%) STL
3 17 (28.33%) .NET
3 17 (28.33%) DCOM
4 16 (26.67%) COM+
5 15 (25.00%) ATL
6 13 (21.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 12 (20.00%) OLE DB
8 9 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (13.33%) MFC
10 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.67%) SOAP
12 2 (3.33%) Dojo
12 2 (3.33%) jQuery
12 2 (3.33%) Ext JS
12 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
12 2 (3.33%) HTML
12 2 (3.33%) CSS
13 1 (1.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (13.33%) Derivative
2 7 (11.67%) Equities
3 6 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (6.67%) Physics
5 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Linux
2 15 (25.00%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 14 (23.33%) OO
3 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
4 9 (15.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.33%) OOP
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.67%) Analytics
7 4 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (5.00%) TDD
8 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Regression Testing
10 1 (1.67%) OOD
10 1 (1.67%) System Testing
10 1 (1.67%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (41.67%) C#
2 25 (41.67%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) Perl
4 12 (20.00%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) Python
6 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.67%) Korn
8 3 (5.00%) VBA
8 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) C
10 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Sybase
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) OpenLink