The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 92 79 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing C++ 58 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.99% 1.66% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.36% 5.26% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 31
Median daily rate £310 £381 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.68% +43.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £294 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £444 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 7
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+5.87% -5.88%
C++
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1082 950 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.12% 31.61% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 487 645
Median daily rate £350 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 17
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

C++
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

C++ Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

C++
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C++ across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

C++ Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

C++
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

C++ Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

C++
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++ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 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 +2 18 £400 +4.91% 2
Dundee +6 14 £230 -
Renfrewshire - 12 £320 -
Edinburgh +1 8 - - 10
Fife +5 2 £320 -5.18% 1
Aberdeen -6 2 - - 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 Scotland region with a requirement for C++.

1 62 (74.70%) Java
2 34 (40.96%) OO
3 33 (39.76%) Perl
4 29 (34.94%) Linux
5 28 (33.73%) C#
5 28 (33.73%) Finance
6 25 (30.12%) Software Engineering
6 25 (30.12%) Unix
7 24 (28.92%) Configuration Management
8 22 (26.51%) C
8 22 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (25.30%) OOD
10 20 (24.10%) Mathematics
11 19 (22.89%) Algorithms
12 18 (21.69%) Relational Database
12 18 (21.69%) SQL
12 18 (21.69%) Sybase
13 17 (20.48%) Games
14 16 (19.28%) Oracle
14 16 (19.28%) Python
14 16 (19.28%) Multithreading
15 15 (18.07%) DB2
16 14 (16.87%) .NET
16 14 (16.87%) Windows
17 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
17 13 (15.66%) Ruby
17 13 (15.66%) Banking
17 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
19 11 (13.25%) ITIL

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.64%) Apache
2 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.82%) AquaLogic
3 4 (4.82%) JBoss
3 4 (4.82%) MQSeries
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (4.82%) Tuxedo
3 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.82%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.41%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.20%) Captiva
5 1 (1.20%) CICS
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Teamcenter
2 4 (4.82%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (2.41%) BigMachines
3 2 (2.41%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (9.64%) PaaS
2 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.61%) iTunes
3 2 (2.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) Relational Database
2 15 (18.07%) DB2
3 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
4 11 (13.25%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.02%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.61%) GIS
7 2 (2.41%) QGIS
8 1 (1.20%) MySQL
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
1 8 (9.64%) MSBuild
1 8 (9.64%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (9.64%) TeamCity
2 6 (7.23%) JUnit
3 5 (6.02%) Subversion
4 4 (4.82%) Build Forge
4 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.41%) MSI
6 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.20%) HP UFT
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 17 (20.48%) Games
3 13 (15.66%) Banking
4 10 (12.05%) Front Office
4 10 (12.05%) Legal
5 5 (6.02%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.41%) Advertising
6 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.20%) Electronics
7 1 (1.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Developer
2 26 (31.33%) C++ Developer
3 11 (13.25%) Software Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) Architect
5 7 (8.43%) C++ Games Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Games Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.82%) AWS Architect
7 4 (4.82%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.82%) Azure Architect
7 4 (4.82%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.82%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) .NET
2 9 (10.84%) XML
3 8 (9.64%) Middleware
3 8 (9.64%) OpenGL
3 8 (9.64%) Unreal Engine
4 7 (8.43%) DirectX
4 7 (8.43%) J2SE
4 7 (8.43%) V-Ray
5 6 (7.23%) Spring
6 5 (6.02%) HTML
6 5 (6.02%) Itk
6 5 (6.02%) jQuery
6 5 (6.02%) Swing
6 5 (6.02%) XSL
7 4 (4.82%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (4.82%) J2EE
7 4 (4.82%) Regular Expression
8 3 (3.61%) XSLT
9 2 (2.41%) WebGL
9 2 (2.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Mathematics
2 19 (22.89%) Algorithms
3 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.05%) Data Structures
5 9 (10.84%) Physics
6 7 (8.43%) Animation
6 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (8.43%) Equity Derivative
6 7 (8.43%) RenderMan
7 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
8 5 (6.02%) Equities
9 4 (4.82%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (4.82%) User Experience
10 3 (3.61%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
10 3 (3.61%) Derivative
10 3 (3.61%) iPad
10 3 (3.61%) iPhone
11 2 (2.41%) Fixed Income
11 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.94%) Linux
2 25 (30.12%) Unix
3 14 (16.87%) Windows
4 10 (12.05%) Android
4 10 (12.05%) Apple iOS
5 8 (9.64%) Solaris
6 6 (7.23%) AIX
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.82%) OS/390
7 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.41%) HPUX
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.20%) MVS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) OO
2 25 (30.12%) Software Engineering
3 24 (28.92%) Configuration Management
4 22 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (25.30%) OOD
6 16 (19.28%) Multithreading
7 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.25%) ITIL
8 11 (13.25%) SDLC
9 10 (12.05%) Migration
10 9 (10.84%) SOA
11 8 (9.64%) DevOps
11 8 (9.64%) Release Management
12 7 (8.43%) Game Development
12 7 (8.43%) Test Scripting
13 6 (7.23%) Database Tuning
13 6 (7.23%) Performance Management
13 6 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (7.23%) TDD
13 6 (7.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (74.70%) Java
2 33 (39.76%) Perl
3 28 (33.73%) C#
4 22 (26.51%) C
5 18 (21.69%) SQL
6 16 (19.28%) Python
7 13 (15.66%) Ruby
8 10 (12.05%) JavaScript
8 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
9 9 (10.84%) Korn
10 8 (9.64%) Bash Shell
10 8 (9.64%) Bourne shell
11 7 (8.43%) GLSL
11 7 (8.43%) HLSL
11 7 (8.43%) R
11 7 (8.43%) VB
11 7 (8.43%) VB.NET
11 7 (8.43%) VBA
11 7 (8.43%) VBScript
12 6 (7.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
1 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.43%) Degree
3 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO13485
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Ansible
1 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (9.64%) Puppet
2 4 (4.82%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.61%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (2.41%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Sybase
2 16 (19.28%) Oracle
3 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.64%) Splunk
5 5 (6.02%) ILOG
6 4 (4.82%) Axway
6 4 (4.82%) Fujitsu
6 4 (4.82%) HP
6 4 (4.82%) IBM
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.82%) Sun
7 3 (3.61%) SAP
7 3 (3.61%) Siemens
7 3 (3.61%) Tableau
8 2 (2.41%) CA
8 2 (2.41%) Compuware
8 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.41%) VMware
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
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